Need a bike? Support the area’s three local bike dealers. Have a bike to sell? Post your ad here.

 Griff Wigley and Clark Webster Bike to Work Day at the Goodbye Blue Monday, 2011 Bike to Work Day at the Goodbye Blue Monday, 2011 
Since it was A) a warm morning (60F) and B) it’s Bike to Work Day, I rode my wife’s Giant Revive DX to my office at the GBM today. More than a few bikers joined me.

FIT to be TRI'd Mike's Bicycle Shop Milltown Cycles

We’re fortunate to have three bike shops in the area:

  • FIT to be TRI’d in downtown Northfield carries Focus and Marin bicycles
  • Mike’s Bicycle Shop in downtown Northfield carries Rawland, Trek, Surley, and Salsa
  • Milltown Cycles in downtown Faribault carries Trek, Gary Fisher, Rawland, Salsa, Surley, Steve Potts, and Redline

9 thoughts on “Need a bike? Support the area’s three local bike dealers. Have a bike to sell? Post your ad here.”

  1. For sale: 20 inch silver Marin Hidden Canyon youth bike. Purchased new a couple of years ago. Perfect for your 5-9 year old depending on height. 14 gears to help them up the hills!
    High quality bike. $150 (retails for over $300)

    Product Features

    * SIZE: 20-inch wheels
    * FRAME: 6061 double-butted aluminum w/ Edge 3 top and down tubes
    * FORK: Spinner Grind 2 w/ 50mm travel
    * COMPONENT HIGHLIGHTS: Shimano derailleurs; SRAM MRX 7-speed levers, linear-pull brakes, aluminum hubs and rims, aluminum crankset (42/34), chainguard

    http://www.bicycling.com/gear/detail/0,7989,s1-16-88-2117-0,00.html

  2. Burley Buggy for two children, optional stroller attachment and bug/wind net included. $230, 581-0687

  3. I’m looking for a cheap used men’s mountain bike, frame size 17 to 19 inches. Any name brand model that was NOT sold by a big box retailer.

    Mike’s Bicycle Shop doesn’t normally have any used bikes and when they do, they go quickly.

    FIT to be TRI’d does sell used bikes. They have about 5 in stock now, mainly kid sizes, and plan to keep regularly refurbishing their stock.

  4. For sale: Kona Lava Dome MTB ($300 OBO)

    I bought my Kona Lava Dome mountain bike in 1995, but it hasn’t been ridden very hard – mostly on pavement and gravel trails (not rough mountain-biking terrain), and not at all in the past two years. The LD has been and woud be an excellent trail & gravel-road bike.

    The bike is very nice, probably at “the low end of the high end” for bikes of that vintage. The frame is extremely light and fairly aggressive. I’m not sure of Kona’s original sizing, but the measured dimensions are a 22″ top tube, 15″ seat tube, 24.5″ down tube. It runs 26″ tires. The bike is too small for a 5’10” rider (i.e., me), but it would be ideal for someone between about 5’4″ and 5’8″. A front shock could be installed. Overall, the bike’s components (a mix of original parts and newer ones) are in good shape, though the bike should probably have a tune up before any serious riding.

    I’m asking for $300, but I’d be willing to negotiate that price, especially if the bike goes to a good home.

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