What’s New?
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People are asking us this question in the shop, sometimes wondering what the latest cool new thing is and sometimes just wondering what’s been going on in our lives and in the shop.  A lot of times I don’t have … Read More

Santa Fe Trail Jam 2017
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The 2017 Santa Fe Trail Jam happened a few weekends ago and was a great success despite unfavorable winds and last minute mishaps with the construction crews. High-flying riders from around the state showed up in droves to give the … Read More

24HOP: Arizona Mudfest, Beer Included
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24 Hours in The Old Pueblo Every spring, deep in the Sonoran desert, a tribe of people gather to celebrate the oncoming riding season. Over a course of a week, 5,000 people will create a makeshift camp filled with bikes, … Read More

2016 Retrospective: The Good, The Bad, The Meh?
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Opinions of Kyle Klain – Well, that’s a wrap. 2016 has come to an end with a whimper and we’re off, bravely, into 2017. A lot happened this year (even an election, believe it or not), but we are going … Read More

Stoke: Kona Bikepacking Video
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We have been watching bikepacking grow over the years and rightfully so! Here in Santa Fe we have easy access to public lands straight from town. This video posted by Kona of a Finnish fellow riding near his hometown rings … Read More

Opinion: Best Descents in Santa Fe
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Now here’s a touchy subject: which trails are most fun….going down. Everyone has their personal favorites, but we figured we would lay out a few of our select. I already here the moans that we didn’t include Winsor on here, but … Read More

BME Santa Fe – View from a Rookie
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With the sun beginning to set and the final riders coming down Stage 4, the full body fatigue of a 12 hour day on a bike began to set in. The Big Mountain Enduro kickoff this year at Glorieta Camps … Read More

What happened to summer…?
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Wow! It’s halfway through September, another Interbike trade show is in the books and 2015 products are already starting to grace our showroom floor. Where did the last 4 months go? For anyone that’s actually following this blog (Mom), you can see that I have failed at my promise to contribute on a weeklyish basis as I had initially hoped. Well, with all the day to day tasks that it takes to run a bike shop during high season, the blogging simply got bounced down the priority list by matters that needed more immediate attention. Well here we are, it’s 4:30am (I can’t sleep) and the house is quite so I’ll ramble a bit…

Lance, part 2
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4-22-14 The day that Lance came to the shop…  (Part 2) …Eventually a few more folks from the magazine arrived as well as my wife Holly (there was no way she was going to miss this).  And shortly after 2 … Read More

Lance, part 1
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4-18-14 The day that Lance came to the shop… (part 1) For anyone who’s curious as to how it came to be that Lance Armstrong came to our shop to film a clip on changing a flat tire, here’s the … Read More