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Loaded 2012 Fairdale Coaster, $900 Feb21

Loaded 2012 Fairdale Coaster, $900

For sale is my 2012 fairdale coaster, size small 50-52cm. LOADED. comes w/too much to list & lots of NJS parts. Your choice of bars, saddle, pedals/clips, chain etc. (some components will be cheaper!) so, if yr interested just email for more pics or info. Asking $900 or trade for generic...

Volunteers Needed For Pace Bend Race

Bicycle Sport Shop is sponsoring their annual Pace Bend Race and need volunteers to sign up now to assist in the race activities.  Nothing will get you closer to the action than being a volunteer.  It’s like Formula One, only the pits smell a little different. The race will be held on...

Re-Cycle Garage Sale, March 2nd Feb21

Re-Cycle Garage Sale, March 2nd

Bicycle Re-Cycle Garage Sale & Swap meet will take place at Jack & Adam’s Bicycles on Sunday, March 2nd at 11AM, after the J&A Sunday ride. (no early birds please).  Get great gear at deep discounts. Also, be sure to bring your old tubes and tires to get recycled.  Last year...

Dear Congress, Support Safe Streets! Feb21

Dear Congress, Support Safe Streets!

Just about every one of us has been out biking for transportation or recreation – and encountered an unsafe street, intersection or bridge. Most of us have have friends and family members who want to get out and ride but can’t find a convenient route that feels comfortable and...

Enve Composites Tubular Wheels Jan26

Enve Composites Tubular Wheels

“Tubulars. Totally.” The answer to the question of what piece of gear has made the biggest difference in riding this past cyclocross season. But this isn’t just a cyclocross story. This is the story of resilient, fast, and yes, totally tubular wheels. Enve’s SES 3.4 tubulars are a...

Some Great Hills, January 30th 8am Jan26

Some Great Hills, January 30th 8am

We’ll ride about 25 miles in the neighborhoods of Great Hills and Spicewood, with a total ascent of about 2200 feet. There are some substantial grades of up to 20%, so come prepared to climb. Ride rolls from my home at 8:00 sharp. Be sure to check this post on ride day to confirm...

2012 Scott Foil Team Issue 56cm $2750 Jan26

2012 Scott Foil Team Issue 56cm $2750

Scott Foil Team Issue Road Bike. 2012 model with new style SRAM Red 10speed. 56cm/Medium. 15lbs 3oz. as pictured. In great shape with a recent tune up and clean. The Foil frameset is one of the nicest race frames out there, with a great blend of lightweight and aerodynamics. 840g frame weight!...

What Do You Need To Train Inside? Jan26

What Do You Need To Train Inside?

Whether you’re a dedicated cyclist or not, indoor cycling classes have plenty to offer for everyone. For the casual cyclist who’s looking to do some cardio work, you’ll be hard pressed to find a more intense—or fun—workout . It’s especially beneficial if you have bad knees or are...

STOLEN: Specialized Dolce Elite 44cm ...

Stolen outside Wanderlust Yoga on E. 4th & Brazos. $50 reward for it’s return. No questions asked. It’s a 2010 Specialized Dolce Elite Road Bike Model # Specialized EN14781 Color: Silver/White Size: Women’s 44cm (xsmall) It currently has a black Brooks saddle (not the...

Andice Loop, Jan. 11, 9am Jan07

Andice Loop, Jan. 11, 9am

Join the Easy Riders for a 24 mile ride through the rolling countryside around Andice and Florence.  Suitable for beginners, older and social riders.  We ride together or meet up at turnoffs.  Afterwards we have a meal together.  Please let the leader know if you are coming so we can...

Felt B12 Dura Ace, 52cm- $2000 Jan07

Felt B12 Dura Ace, 52cm- $2000

As the title says what I have for sale today is my Felt B12 Triathlon bicycle in size 52. I got it in late 2012 and have used it in only three Olympic distance triathlons this year and I must say it has been a great bike to me but I do need to let it go however as recent events have come up to...

Brushy Creek Regional Trail Jan07

Brushy Creek Regional Trail

The Brushy Creek Regional Trail is a great example of the trail builders working with the city to get more singletrack for biking cut into the Austin area. The trail consists of multiple sections, including “Mulligan”, near the golf course, “Picnic” which is along the...

Bicycle Touring, Anyone? Jan07

Bicycle Touring, Anyone?

With the deep freeze settling over the country, conditions are not exactly well-suited for bike riding. Even here in Central Texas, we’ve been waking up to temps down around 19 degrees (-7C), and for awhile it was very windy. Biking was the farthest thing from my mind, as I shrugged on an...

3-D Tool Could Transform Street Planning Dec30

3-D Tool Could Transform Street Plann...

For street projects across the country, one of the enduring obstacles to change is simple: decision-makers and community members just aren’t able to imagine what a dramatically better street would look like. And when people can’t understand something, the status quo usually wins. A...

Thursday Night Social Ride, Dec 26th Dec25

Thursday Night Social Ride, Dec 26th

Happy Holidays. Come on out and join us, we’re riding because it’s Thursday. This is the last TNSR of the year, so we’re taking 2013 out in style with part three of the Austin lights trilogy. This week we end at The North Door...

Blue Competition Norcross EX- $1200 Dec25

Blue Competition Norcross EX- $1200

2012 Blue Competition Norcross EX Cyclocross bicycle in great shape. Size M. Original MSRP $2,900. Used almost exclusively on the road. SRAM Apex groupset, carbon frame. Original tires and wheels (shown) rarely used. Replaced Shorty 6 cantilever brakes with TRP mini-V’s; stops on a...

My Haywire Bike Computer Dec25

My Haywire Bike Computer

The other day, I was out for a ride when I noticed something odd. My bike computer was behaving very oddly. It registered speeds twice as fast as I was going, then suddenly dropped to half the speed. After I’d ridden about four miles, it showed that I had done closer to nine. Now, when...

Serfas Thunderbolt Dec25

Serfas Thunderbolt

The Serfas Thunderbolt hit the cycling scene by storm and quickly became a staff favorite over at Jack and Adam’s. This USB rechargeable light is both versatile and bright! This USB rechargeable gem comes with 35 lumens of firepower while giving riders’ several different rear facing...

Mozart’s to B-cycle, Dec. 21 Dec18

Mozart’s to B-cycle, Dec. 21

Okay, this ride is a bit different.  We’ll meet at Mozart’s and ride to the kickoff celebration of Austin’s new bike share program, called “B-cycle” (google austin.bcycle.com for details).  The actual celebration will be at 9 a.m. at 101 E 11th, so just a few...

Canfield Brothers Yelli Screamy $2250 Dec18

Canfield Brothers Yelli Screamy $2250

Selling my 2012 Canfield Brothers Yelli Screamy (small )! It has been great, but my riding style has changed and I need cash for my next ride. Its been ridden but well maintained. Here is the parts list. 1. X9 1×10 set up with 32t ( new BB as of August ) w/ Jagwire Cables 2. Fox 32 RL...

Gravel Grinders Dec18

Gravel Grinders

Fresh from the Bike Noob blog…”One of my club’s more enthusiastic race-oriented members posted a link to a nearby gravel grinder race. “This looks like fun!” she said. The 100km and 50 Km races would be run on mostly gravel roads near the hamlet of Castell, Texas, near where...

Community Grant Application

The cycle opens December 16th at People For Bikes grants. When we first started our Community Grants program back in 1999, we had an inkling that people would be interested in funding to help them build bike lanes, paths, and trails, but we didn’t really know for sure. That first grant...

Weir Around, Friday Dec. 6th, 9 am Dec03

Weir Around, Friday Dec. 6th, 9 am

Join the Easy Riders to explore a new route for 25 to 30 miles through rolling countryside east of Georgetown.    Suitable for beginners, older and social  riders.  Group stays together, or meets up at turnoffs. Afterwards we will have lunch at the Weir store.  Please let the leader...

What Do You Carry When You Ride? Dec03

What Do You Carry When You Ride?

Ever wonder what cyclists carry in their pockets, saddlebags, and hydration packs? We polled some folks around the office, asking to see what they carried to get out of a jam, and found some interesting stuff. Which kind of begs the question: what do you carry when you ride?   Read more...

People For Bikes Dec03

People For Bikes

At PeopleForBikes, we love our winter rides. And we are committed to ensuring that all Americans can share in the joyful experience of their own favorite bike ride throughout the year. You can help us make bicycling better by donating today. Our programs help communities build bike lanes and...

Vintage Trek 420 Road Bike $395 Dec03

Vintage Trek 420 Road Bike $395

Fully tuned up, this is the legendary Fast Track frame. 21 gears, come on over for a test ride,  56 cm, Tires are 700c Negotiable, open to offers, trade for nice vintage watches.   For more pics and contact info: http://austin.craigslist.org/bik/4223459214.html 00 ...

Thanksgiving Greenbelt Ride, Dec 1 Nov24

Thanksgiving Greenbelt Ride, Dec 1

Yes, folks, it’s that time of year again.  The day after Thanksgiving is traditionally the “burn off the calories” greenbelt ride where we hit the Barton Creek Greenbelt to burn off all of those extra pieces of pie. With the rain this year it is going to be hard to say...

Stolen: Schwinn Hybrid

My Schwinn hybrid was stolen from in front of El Mercado on 17th and lavaca where I work, Thursday 11/14-13 or Friday 11/15/13 it is my only means of transportation and my mother (whom I haven’t been able to see for 2 years now) bought it for my for my birthday. I have filed a police...

Meet Olympic Triathlete Hunter Kemper Nov24

Meet Olympic Triathlete Hunter Kemper

Go to Jack & Adam’s Bicycles on Tuesday, December 3rd at 6PM to meet four time Olympic triathlete, Hunter Kemper.  This event is hosted by BeetElite, an Austin company with local roots, delivering a vegan nitric oxide activator for enhanced sports performance. Hunter will be giving a...

Cervalo P3 TT Nov24

Cervalo P3 TT

2008 edition. Full Carbon!!! 51cm — I normally ride a 54cm, but was able to adjust to this bike for racing. Derailleur is SRAM Red, other components are SRAM Rival. Adamo Road saddle. . ..oh man its comfy! This bike is in flawless condition; I used it to race a couple of triathlons, but...

Indoor Training With Your Smartphone Nov24

Indoor Training With Your Smartphone

A few weeks ago the Performance Bike blog wrote about strategies for indoor training, including ways to cope with the fact that you’re riding your bike indoors. But if you really want to get the most out of your indoor training (and spice up your solo sufferfests), check out some of the new...

Some Great Hills, November 21, 7:30am Nov17

Some Great Hills, November 21, 7:30am

We’ll ride about 25 miles in the neighborhoods of Great Hills and Spicewood, with a total ascent of about 2200 feet. There are some substantial grades of up to 20%, so come prepared to climb. Ride rolls from my home at 7:30 sharp. Be sure to check this post on ride day to confirm...

Vintage Italian Road Bike- $850 Nov17

Vintage Italian Road Bike- $850

Faggin’s (pronounced Fah-Jeen) is a rare Italian classic road bike and is still hand built in Italy by the Faggin family. They only build high end bicycles in very limited numbers. This bike is circa 1986 made from Columbus SL tubing and high end Campagnolo components. This bicycle is in...

A Saddle Shoot Out Nov17

A Saddle Shoot Out

A great write-up of saddle options from Bicycle Sport Shop. “Have a seat.” That’s what I heard as I walked past the shop’s General Manager’s office some time ago.  So I dutifully walked in and started to sit down as he tossed a Bontrager Paradigm XXX Carbon saddle in my lap. ...

Thursday Night Social Ride, Nov.14th Nov13

Thursday Night Social Ride, Nov.14th

Hey friends! This week we are riding south to The ABGB! IMPORTANT:: The bar is being oh so kind and staying open late for us! Because of this, we are actually skipping the park stop all together, and doing a slightly shorter route than usual. The brewery is offering up 7 different beers this...

Soma Smoothie- $799 Nov13

Soma Smoothie- $799

Ride this bike. Show this bike. Urban rides. Rides to the park or grocery store. Keep the gears. Make it a fixie. It is up to you, but make it yours. Beautiful pearl white finish. Pictures don’t do it justice. I am 6 feet tall and the bike fits me perfectly. As can be seen the seat could...

6 Tips: Your Bike, Ready for Winter Nov13

6 Tips: Your Bike, Ready for Winter

Winter riding serves up its own special blend of challenges, but by following these easy tips, you’ll be ready for the worst of what the season can throw at you. Change Your Tires: Unless you live in a warm, dry climate, you’ll probably want to leave the 700×23 tires at home. In the...

Stolen: 2010 Trek 1100

Taken on 10/20 from near Ben White, rose colored Trek 1100 road bike. Inscripted at the top of the main bar is her name (melanie). T-force stem and drop handle bars, weinemann r70 rear wheel, custom crank arms, and brake paddle shifters. Reward and compensation if found. Pic is of a similar...

Mount Bonnell Revisited, Nov 12, 9 am Nov09

Mount Bonnell Revisited, Nov 12, 9 am

An urban ride with some great views of Lake Austin and a couple of short, sharp climbs (+ one that will get your attention). Some roads with moderate traffic.  Join us afterwards for a coffee or a sandwich at San Francisco Bakery. Ride start: San Francisco Bakery on Anderson Lane. Start...

Pivot 429 Carbon Full Suspension 29er $4000 Nov09

Pivot 429 Carbon Full Suspension 29er...

Pivot 429C (carbon) – 29 inch wheeled full carbon bike CORRECTION: I bought the bike from the original owner who sold it to me as a medium frame. I just discovered that it is actually a small. Having said that, it is a VERY big small. If I put it up next to my medium fsr stumpjumper 29...