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Winter Maintenance Class Schedule

Winter Maintenance Class Schedule

This winter TVB will be hosting three free maintenance classes. January 28th: Common trail and roadside repairs and we’ll also show you what we carry with us on backwoods or back road adventures. February 11:  Shimano brake bleeding class.  We will demonstrate the proper technique for bleeding Shimano brand brakes. February 25:  Avid brake bleeding class.  Check out […]

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Look at Surly!

Look at Surly!

Surly is a unique bike brand established in 1998.  We’ve been carrying their bike basically since we opened but wanted to reacquaint you with what they do.  Basically, Surly makes no nonsense, steel bicycles that are designed to be versatile and durable.  We keep the Cross Check, Long Haul Trucker, and Disc Trucker in stock.  The Cross […]

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Welcome Civia Cycles

Welcome Civia Cycles

TVB is proud to be carrying Civia Cycles.  Civia hails from the bicycling town of Minneapolis, Minnesota were their goal is to “make bikes for the pursuit of happiness.”  Civia bicycles are beautiful, stylish, and comfortable bikes that are made for city riding.  They are often referred to as neighborhood bikes made for quick trips […]

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Ten Things Your Bike Wants Now

Ten Things Your Bike Wants Now

Bikes are awesome and fun to ride.  These items can help make your bike happy and therefore, make you happy! 1. A good floor pump.  Before you leave your house on a ride you should pump up your tires.  Having a good floor pump with a gauge will make this chore easier.  You’ll have less […]

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