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KIDS BIKE RODEO ACCT, Community Bikes, and the City Police Department are hosting a kids bikes rodeo complete with skills course, helmet fitting and ride safety instruction. Parents, this is a great opportunity to ask ACCT about safe routes to school. When : April 22nd 1-3p Where : Lexus Nexus parking lot downtown For more [...]
The Lab received a visit from Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine last week for a interview. Read it here - makes us sound like we know what we’re doing! Well we do know bikes, but growing the urban riding culture is a different beast. The Lab is our vehicle for experimentation and our motive is, well, selfish really. [...]
It’s called the Ohill Meltdown, a local spring favorite. So what if the only fat tire action you’ve had in three months came in 12oz from New Belgium. Break in the season with 1400′ elevation gains in each of three gnarly laps. Get the real scoop at BRC’s blog and sign up at Bike Reg. Sunday March 18th. 10am. [...]
CAMBC is throwing down a day of fat-tire family friendly bikes riding. The volunteers with CAMBC keep our trails rideable and support mountain bike ridership for kids to adults. So get out on March 24th and discover great trails right out your backdoor, meet helpful riders and get your bike tuned-up for summer.
Craig Dodson and the dedicated crew at Richmond Cycling Corps (RCC) are providing unparalleled leadership and access to bicycling for Richmond’s inner-city youth. RCC has accomplish so much so fast because it rolls up it’s sleeves and learns from simply doing, “We don’t sit around and think of detailed action-sequences, master-plans, or fabricated controls on how [...]
Alley Cats have returned to Charlottesville. Want to play? Registration opens at 5:30 at Cville Bike Lab and race will start shortly after 6p. Finish line and after-party at Black Market Moto Saloon. The emphasis is on participation and strategy, not just speed. Only one category with both Solo and Duo registration. Duo teams must stick [...]
Rebuilding this Novara (REI branded bike) for the polo bike loaner only to discover it never had a star-nut installed. The stem acted as compression on headset. This is why you dont buy bikes from department stores. That’s a ByeKyle simple strap securing the fork to the frame. Makes a great third hand around the shop. [...]
Introducing, just-for-kicks rides around the city with chill friends on bikes. It’s fun to meet people. It’s fun to drink beer. And most of all, it’s fun to ride bikes. Friday Feb 17th, 7p. Meet at Bike Lab. Bring a light and some money for bars. Here is a little action from last friday.