SUN’s new Pro Series wheels are among the best wheels Bikeskills has ever used – at any price.And while many of the best mountain bike wheelsets sport prices of $899 or more, the SUN’s are a relative bargain at $599 retail. But if you’re in to the gold package, how does $399 sound for a set of SUN Blackflag Pro cross country wheels? We only have a few sets, so you’ll have to act fast – fast like these wheels! Read on for more about the SUN Pros, or if you know you need them contact us immediately at firstname.lastname@example.org
Something That Happens Every Day at Intense Cycles: Making Bikes by Hand, in the USA!
It may seem like a small detail – making all of its bikes here in the US – but it’s not. With virtually all mountain bikes made in Taiwan and China these days (including Trek’s!) Intense’s commitment to its employees and US manufacturing speaks volumes about the firm and the people that run it. Stay tuned for details about our new partnership.
A Good Time Was Had by One and All! Check out the patented Bikeskills slideo (slides and video) of the Bikeskills clinic brought to mountain bikers by the good folks at HB Performance… aka Hayes Brakes! Special thanks to SVSocrates for rounding up the crew at the Waterdog trail in the South Bay Area (NorCal)
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WTB is doing it again! It appears that WTB is addicted to helping out mountain bikers. Whether it’s the work they are doing to ensure trail access, creating cycling communting routes, or stepping up to help you become better, safer riders. WTB is there. No one works harder to help our sport than WTB. Read more about this sweet, FREE, clinic.
Clockwise From Top Left: Inside a medical evacuation aircraft returning Bob Woodruff and others from Iraq. Bob Woodruff and Christina Vargas after Bob’s return to ABC. The Waller family welcomes Jay home after months of traumatic brain injury related hospitalization. Miles to go during the 2008 Lake Tahoe Crossing (the event raised funds for the Woodruff Foundation.)
With the economy in a tailspin, it’s no surprise that Epic Way Sports is having a difficult time securing funding to continuing research, filming, and production of our documentary on Traumatic Brain Injury, Going The Distance. But that is not stopping us! Over the past couple of months we have self-funded the project and have added three more advisors to our board as well as filmed three more compelling traumatic brain injury survivors. To keep moving forward, we have some ways that you can help yet doesn’t cost you a penny! [Read more…]
Bikeskills Contest #1: This is Marin County as seen on a ride 7 February 2009. Here’s the question: from what trail is this shot taken and what is the body of water in the photo? Be the first to get it right and we’ll send you a set of WTB Prowler XTs. And if you can correctly give us Joe Lawwill’s middle name, we’ll toss in a set of tubes as well. Send your answers to: email@example.com To claim your prize, you MUST be a Bikeskills YouTube Channel subscriber: www.youtube.com/user/bikeskills. It’s FREE!
Stay tuned for complete details on a NEW Bikeskills contest with lots of FREE stuff being awarded. In the mean time, a word to the wise (and those who like FREE stuff): sign up for the Bikeskills Channel at YouTube (www.youtube.com/user/bikeskills), and, out newsletter at Bikeskills.com!
We’ve scheduled more clinics, including our red hot new SESSIONS clinics. We’ll also be announcing a new Bikeskills location very soon. Last but not least, we’ll give you some 411 about our newest Bikeskills board member, UCLA medical school professor and Chief Neurosurgeon, Dr. Michael Levy MD PhD.
Okay, this isn’t a free clinic, but a free look at one…Lots and lots of folks ask us: “so…what’s it like at a Bikeskills clinic?” We’ve done our best to tell people that it’s fun, cool, you’ll learn a lot, meet some nice people…” But in this day and age, people keep asking for video. So, a couple of weeks ago we got our ace videogrpaher to come out and grab some footage of Jiro Nakamura teaching a trail riding clinic at Camp Tamarancho in Fairfax California. Check it out!
So What About Those Santa Cruz Bikes?…
Here’s the deal. We have two, Santa Cruz Blur LTs. The specifics are listed below. These bikes are out of stock anywhere and everywhere… they are that good. If you are getting this email, you are part of the Bikeskills team. Being a member means you get 10% off (the prices listed below) on what we feel is the best trail bike available… that isn’t really available.
Santa Cruz’s new Blur LT, also known as “the LT2,” is one of the best trail and all mountain bikes, period. If your riding ranges from fire roads to Mr Toad’s (a great single track ripper in Tahoe) then this might be the bike for you. Best of all, here’s your chance to pick up one of these as-good-as-it gets mounts and also help us help others!
If you’ve been reading our Bikeskills blog, you know we have some on-going projects that require funding – like The Lake Tahoe Crossing – an event we are documenting to raise awareness and funding for our injured veterans. We’re not asking for donations, quite the opposite: we’re giving you you the opportunity to get a dream machine and know that your helping others who really need it. We’ve only got two bikes, so for more information including pricing, contact us soon at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Blur LTs we have are as follows:
- QTY 1, Medium Size, Anodized Black, RP23 Shock, XT Kit, Float 140RLC Fork $4,299
- QTY 1, Medium Size, Anodized Black. RP23 Shock, X9 Kit, Float 36RC Fork $4,599