Surly Cross Check Drop Bar Vintage-Look Road Bike Build

Check out my beautiful Surly Cross Check: I decided I wanted to try and combine what I like about vintage and modern road bikes.  Vintage bikes have a really nice smooth ride, but I really like the shifting and drivetrain of a modern bike.   There is also much I like about the look of aContinue reading “Surly Cross Check Drop Bar Vintage-Look Road Bike Build”

2013 GT Sensor 9R Pro Mountain Bike White

This is a really great looking and capable mountain bike.  I really like a white bike with red and this one combines them really well.  I love all the red accents like the hubs, skewers, headset, seat clamp, stem…  Have a look: Specs Frame: GT speed metal aluminum Drivetrain: Shimano SLX crank, Shimano SLX frontContinue reading “2013 GT Sensor 9R Pro Mountain Bike White”

Evo Vantage 5.0 Road Bike Custom Build

This is my first ever bike build.  I started with a really affordable Evo Vantage 5.0 alloy frame these were all over for cheap at the time.  Have a look at it: From the start my intention was to be my full-time trainer bike for indoors.  I wasn’t too worried about the quality of theContinue reading “Evo Vantage 5.0 Road Bike Custom Build”

2016 Trek Precaliber 24 Mountain Bike Girls

This is my younger daughter’s bike.  Trek never seems to disappoint, and this has been a great bike.  It was previously my nieces, so it has some miles on it between the two.  So far, no issues.  Only issue is that she’s almost too big for it.  Check it out: Color is black trek pearl. Continue reading “2016 Trek Precaliber 24 Mountain Bike Girls”

2017 Trek Verve 1 Woman’s Hybrid Bike Crystal White

My wife’s very nice hybrid bike.  We have taken this one on many a family bike ride and it has traveled with no issues so far.  This is the woman’s version of the bike in crystal white.  21 speeds with Shimano drivetrain.  Have a look at some pictures: Frame is Alpha Gold Aluminum and duoTrapContinue reading “2017 Trek Verve 1 Woman’s Hybrid Bike Crystal White”

2005 Trek 4500 Mountain Bike

This is my friend Glen’s really nice 2005 Trek 4500 with blue/black paint.  We believe it to be all stock and it came with some nice components.  It is a 24 speed with 3 in the front and 8 in the rear.  Rear derailleur is a Shimano Deore and the front is Acera.  For suspensionContinue reading “2005 Trek 4500 Mountain Bike”

2021 Giant Talon 2 Mountain Bike Red Clay

I’ve been doing a lot of mountain biking lately, so I decided to upgrade my rather old mountain bike.  After shopping around for a few weeks, I landed this great looking 2021 Giant Talon 2 in Red Clay.  Really like the color, and it’s got most all the modern features I was looking for.  ItContinue reading “2021 Giant Talon 2 Mountain Bike Red Clay”

2017 Liv Enchant Woman’s Hybrid Bicycle

Here is another nice bike from the fleet, my daughter’s 2017 Liv Enchant woman’s bicycle in a nice blue color.  Bought this one used and tuned it up, and it’s been a great bike.  She previously had a 24” mountain bike and says she likes the more upright riding position of this bike better.  HaveContinue reading “2017 Liv Enchant Woman’s Hybrid Bicycle”

2010 Raleigh Talus 3.0 Mountain Bike

Here is another one of my sweet rides, my mountain bike.  I wasn’t sure how much I’d be mountain biking, so I went real frugal on this one and got a great deal.  It was a little over entry level in it’s day, and I like it has an Altus rear derailleur rather than aContinue reading “2010 Raleigh Talus 3.0 Mountain Bike”

2016 Nishiki Maricopa Road Bike

This is the bike I bought when I decided I wanted to try road cycling.  At the time I wasn’t certain my back could take it, so I didn’t want to spend a lot.  I also didn’t know that much about fixing bikes, so I didn’t really want to mess with used.  After searching around,Continue reading “2016 Nishiki Maricopa Road Bike”