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Interbike: The Loring – an affordable, practical side of Civia

Wednesday, September 24th, 2008

Last year Civia caused quite the stir when they launched their brand with the Hyland line that started at $2500 and quickly went up. After giving the Hyland a ride I was less than impressed with the comfort and versatility of the bike. However this year Civia is releasing their new line, the Loring. A [...]

Interbike Outdoor Demo Day 1

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2008

The Interbike Outdoor Demo is a couple days out in Bootleg Canyon in Boulder City Nevada suffering through riding as many new bikes as possible. The first bike that caught my eye was the Pashley Guvnor.. The original one was built up for the owner as a fun bike for him.. Last year they showed it at [...]

Civia Cycles 2009 : New Model

Thursday, August 14th, 2008

Civia Cycles is releasing snippets of a new bike that is going to be released at Interbike ’09.  The bike is geared for shorter distance commutes with the ability to carry more due to front and rear racks coming stock on the bikes.  A gentler geometry than what is found on the Hyland.  An internally [...]

Share: What was your best commute?

Thursday, February 21st, 2008

Seems like we’ve been moaning about the crappy conditions for commuters and constantly talking about all the new bling entering the commuter bike market. That’s all well and good and fun to discuss, but when it comes down to it… we love to ride and look forward to our daily two wheeled commute. So tell [...]

Civia Cycles due out in March

Saturday, February 16th, 2008

We are here at QBP’s (Quality Bicycle Products) annual tradeshow, Frostbike. One of QBP’s newest brands is Civia Cycles which we posted about when the bikes were first shown at Interbike last September. Civia Cycles is making big waves with their release of commuter bikes priced between $1900 and $3100 dollars. You get a lot [...]

Lance Armstrong: “We have to promote bike commuting”

Friday, February 15th, 2008

He really said that! Lance Armstrong will open “Mellow Johnny’s,” a bike shop west of downtown Austin, Texas this May. From Austin 360: Armstrong said he’d like to see Austin evolve into a place like Portland, Ore., where biking is part of the culture and people pedal to work, to restaurants and to run errands. [...]