OUR BIKE BLOG
As the winter weather waltzes into prominence, there are some changes we can make to get ready for winter riding. Here we will look at two easy ways that you can get your bicycle prepared to take [...]
This may be the last time us Left Coasters are cloaked in the shade of daylight savings time, but it sure isn’t going to be the end of dark afternoons and misty mornings. Therefore, finding ways [...]
Some people think that cycling and rainy weather are not compatible. That’s why it is important to make sure that your bike can accommodate whatever weather comes your way. When it comes to [...]
How comfy were early bicycles to ride before the advent of the pneumatic tire? Well, given that a euphemism for the new-fangled machine was “boneshaker,” the answer is transparent [...]
"A short documentary film about my grandfather and his passion for cycling.I made this as a gift for his 80th birthday (or his ‘4th 20th birthday’, as he likes to say)."
"As seen through the eyes of world-famous photographer Heidi Hollinger, we set off to discover vibrant port cities and capture their true essence and soul. Settled centuries ago when boat travel [...]
If your chief concern is a comfortable ride then you probably already know how important it is to have the right saddle.
Longer days means longer hours here at Fairfield Bicycle Shop
We recently received Ice Trike's new Adventure, and boy oh boy, is it ever a beauty.
An article in Forbes Magazine notes that ebikes are a healthy alternative for car commuters, and can also improve cardiorespiratory fitness for physically inactive individuals, adding that pedal [...]
MIPS, or Multi Impact Protection System is designed to prevent a concussion in the event of a crash which has a torsional component to it. MIPS technology adds another level of protection in the [...]
Our skilled mechanics at Fairfield Bicycles have converted a Bike Friday into a fully functioning e-bike, ready for adventures worldwide.
People just don't have to worry about cars. Nijmegen has accomplished this by devising a system where essential motor traffic, like buses and deliveries, has access to central city streets, but [...]
How does one deal with the death of Lemmy Kilmister? We may have the perfect solution: the Electra Ace of Spades Go!
Rethinking the possibilities for old 26" wheel mountain bikes.
Documentary telling the tale of the ups and downs of Raleigh bikes, using personal testimony and rare and previously unseen archive film. Born in the back streets of Nottingham in 1888, Raleigh [...]
1977: Rowland Emett demonstrated his Lunar Cycle in front of three "mock scientists", on Parkinson.
Susan B. Anthony said that the bicycle did "more to emancipate women than anything else in the world."
Does your bike make an awful noise? Is your chain a little gummy? Is your lock at little sticky? Maybe you need oil, we can help.
In 1973 Grab On was the first company to make foam grips. To do this they developed a new process for rapid grinding of extruded foam rubber. The first grips made were for ten-speed bicycles. [...]
Tony Desnick, Director for Development and New Projects with Nice Ride Minnesota, makes the case that bikes are saving the world from itself. Bicycles really do change you and, in amazing ways, [...]
At Fairfield Bicycle Shop we love steel bikes. We are proud to add the Bombtrack Arise Tour to our line for 2019. This bike is amazing value, it comes loaded with Tubus front and rear racks, a [...]
There aren't many things in life that provide a return on your investment like bikes & all things "bikey." It's a gift that keeps on giving!
Gift certificates can be purchased for your special [...]
Since his breakthrough YouTube film in 2009, Danny’s profile has soared. His current viral success totals over 350 million views on YouTube alone. Danny is also a live show favourite, [...]
The Proviz REFLECT360 Plus Cycling Jacket is the more ‘technical’ version of the highly successful original REFLECT360 Cycling Jacket launched in 2014. This version has been designed using a [...]
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