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We're your XC MTB Race HQ
Posted: Apr 08 2008
Racing a mountain bike is a blast. Most of us here love hitting some races each year. You can’t get the same feeling in a regular fun ride, a training ride or even an epic ride. Racing is a different way to experience your bike and learn about your limits. It isn’t just about win, place or show – it’s about the atmosphere, the adrenaline, the pain and the thrills, finding your limits, and the post race stories with friends.
Whether you’re a pro or just getting started, we are stocked and experienced to help you meet your goals.
We’ve got race-ready bikes from Rocky Mountain, Norco and Devinci all in stock right now. Full suspension and hard-tail from entry-level to no-expense spared. Some examples:
Rocky Mountain Element family
- time tested 3 or 4” suspension design, fully updated in 2007.
- handbuilt in Canada
- 6 models starting at under $2K, including a Women’s specific version
- Here’s the popular Element 70
Norco Faze family
- proven 4” travel design, 4-bar performance
- 3 models, great parts spec, great value
- Here’s the all-XT Faze 2
Devinci Moonracer family
- more handbuilt Canadian quality.
- superlight, super fast and a range of models and price points for every rider
- Here’s the 23lb Moonracer SL4 – wow!
Rocky Mountain Vertex family
- for those who crave the simplicity and light weight of hardtails
- quick, responsive and beautiful bikes.
Our Price Guarantee is in effect on all 2008 Bikes – we’ll match any price in Canada on the bikes we sell!
Parts and Accessories
- We can get just about any upgrade part for your existing bike from the world’s best suppliers. Talk to us about your goals and your budget and we’ll help improve your bike and your times.
- Polar and Suunto Heart rate monitors – a must for effective training and many athletes swear by them for race day as well. We stock a wide range!
- Eyewear for the race from Oakley
- Helmets from Bell, Giro, Met and Specialized
- Top line riding gear from Sugoi
- Shoes from Shimano, Northwave and Specialized
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April special! Buy any XC race bike and we’ll give you 50% off on Different Bikes riding clothing by Sugoi!