What a gorgeous used Surly Moonlander just landed in our shop. It has an offset rear triangle with a Chris King rear hub and a ‘matching’ (both are anodized red) Hope front hub, Clownshoe rims with Bud and Lou 4.8” tires, a Chris King headset, and other nice bits, and it’s in really good shape.
Price hasn’t been determined yet but if you’re interested give us a call at (204) 888-4586 or come down to the shop and we’ll come up with something. This is a Large sized frame.
Remember when every mountain bike tire fit every rim and bike? Yeah, we don’t really either. It’s been a long time. The tire featured here admittedly isn’t going to work for all of our customers, BUT if you’re enjoying your 27.5+ bike (like the awesome Marin Pine Mountain) and have discovered it’s as versatile in the winter as it is in the summer, you’ll be stoked to discover the 45Nrth Wrathchild Studded 27.5+ tires, in store at the time of this posting.
This is the very first 27.5+ tire from 45Nrth. It’s curious that their first 27.5+ tire is studded, but then 45Nrth is kind of a winter bike company so it makes sense and we’re thrilled that they’ve conquered this tire size by starting with a winter-specific application.
The tread block on this tire is fairly aggressive and grips well in snow, and the concave aluminum carbide studs do an excellent job of gripping the ice. The 120tpi sidewalls run at low pressure are supple and help provide a compliant rolling resistance. Oh, and the tires are tubeless ready.
Plunk down $240 plus taxes per tire and you can take on winter on you’re 27.5+ bike with confidence today.
The street and trail conditions are kinda weird out there right now. With the constant freezing and thawing we’ve experienced throughout November we’ve been left with slick icy patches and dry concrete, which can make for treacherous riding.
Fortunately we have VeeTire Stud Kits in stock at the time of this posting. If you are already rocking a set of VeeTire’s that accept studs, or if you like the VeeTires we have in stock but wish they were studded, you can now stud them yourself. The Stud Kit contains 250 carbide tipped studs and the required tool to apply them to your tires.
Most tires take fewer than 250 studs so this kit should cover one tire, or if you plan to only partially stud your tires (e.g. you’re only studding the inner or outer tread) one kit may cover two tires. Please note that this kit only works with VeeTire’s though.
Cost is $100 per kit and we have a few of ‘em in stock at the time of this posting.