Bicycle Links and Resources

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Bike Brands

Cannondale Bikes

Diamondback Bikes

Felt Bicycles

Fuji Bikes

Giant Bicycles

GT Bicycles

Kona Bikes

Liv Cycling

Raleigh Bikes

Salsa Cycles

Specialized Bicycles

Trek Bikes

Bike Related Links

Bicycle Blue Book – an interesting reference for bike values. I find it’s usually pretty low compared to market for this area.

Bicycle Helmet Safety Institute – lots of interesting helmet info.

Bike Fit Adviser – a good site to help you with your bike fit.

Bike Forums – message forum to discuss bikes.

BikePedia – an interesting resource with info on different bikes by make and year. Like to use it for info on used bikes.

Global Cycling Network – lots of great cycling videos.

Park Tool – great tools and repair info.

Sheldon Brown – nice site for bicycle info, especially vintage.

Stem Comparison Tool – great tool to help you pick our your next stem size!

Strava – a great app to keep track of your miles.

Components

Campagnolo – groupsets and wheels.

Microshift – budget derailleurs, shifters, components…

Shimano – I think every component.

SRAM – lots of components.

SR Suntour – shocks, chainwheels, seatposts…

Tektro – brakes.

Indoor Trainers

DC Rainmaker – check out this site for everything you need to know about indoor trainers.

Wahoo – my favorite brand of smart trainers. Also have GPS computers.

Zwift – great app to use with your smart trainer. Makes indoor riding fun.

Online Bicycle Parts Suppliers

The Bikesmiths – lots of parts. Seem to have great deals on tires.

Ebay – nice to find vintage parts or hard to find.

Random Bike Parts – another site for parts. If they have what you are looking for it’s cheap.

Universal Cycles – one of my favorite sites for bike parts. Good pricing.

Repair Videos

RJ The Bike Guy – lots of great videos for repairs of all types. Helps keep it frugal.

Vintage Bicycle Catalogs

Fuji Bikes – 1975-1991 catalogs.

Miyata Bicycles – vintage Miyata catalogs.

Raleigh Catalogs – great reference with scans of old Raleigh catalogs.

Schwinn Catalogs – really cool page with scans of old Schwinn catalogs and brochures.

Bicycle Blogs

Top 100 Cycling Blogs Feedspot – great list of bike related blogs. Such a great list this blog is on it.

Local Bike Shops

Racine Trek – shop I most use.

Wheel and Sprocket – nice shop, several local locations.

South Shore Cyclery Cudahy – just used this shop for the first time. Got great service and there is even a vintage bike museum inside. Strongly recommend checking it out.

Events

Wisconsin Bike Fed – nice list of biking events going on in Wisconsin.

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