Posts in the commuting Tag

2017 Holiday Gift Guide for Cyclists

2017 Holiday Gift Guide for Cyclists

Is there a cyclist in your life in need of a thoughtful holiday gift? Or maybe you’re the cyclist, and you need help deciding what to gift yourself! We’ve compiled a list of unique, useful bike accessories designed to make cycling safe and fun year round… especially in the winter! Keep reading for gift giving brilliance…

5 Steps to Effective Bike Security

At Bicycle Roots, the number one concern we hear from our customers is this: I’d like to buy a nice bike, but I’m afraid that it will get stolen. Bike theft is all too common in our area. It seems like bike thieves are just waiting for you to let your guard down so that they can steal your bike, bike parts, or accessories! What’s worse, a thriving black market allows thieves to quickly unload stolen goods, without any fear of the consequences. The result is a situation where too many cyclists spend too much money replacing stolen property. Or worse, where people don’t ride at all because they think it’s futile to buy a bike, since it will just be stolen anyway.