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Takara Kabuto Single Speed Road Bike
Introducing The Takara Kabuto
Our Flagship Single Speed Road Bike

The Takara Kabuto is an ideal commuter bike.  It features a strong handcrafted steel frame with horizontal dropouts that can handle the abuse of the big city. The Kabuto has a flip flop hub so you can run it as a fixed gear or in standard freewheel single speed mode without having to worry about adjustments to temperamental components.  

The 32 hole alloy wheels roll on loud Kenda 700 by 32 tires that are capable of withstanding less than perfect roads. Front and rear alloy side pull brakes round out the specs of this bike that will fit riders 5 feet, 8 inches tall to 6 feet tall with a standover clearance of 31 inches.  Read More...

How To Pick The Right Fit In a Bike

Step 1.  For most riders, the first step in getting the right size road bike is to stand over the frame with both feet flat on the ground. A properly-sized road bike frame will give an inch or two clearance between the top tube of the frame and your crotch. Not too much, not too little. A mountain bike should have more space - maybe the width of your hand across your fingers.  (On women's bikes that don't have the high top tube going between the seat and the handlebars, you can skip this step.)

Step 2. You want to have the bicycle seat set to a height that...

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Allison Tetrick - Road Biking
Pro Cyclist Allison Tetrick

Offers Some Tips On Cycling - From An Interview
By Jaclyn Emerick

Gear You Should Probably Get

Chamois (Only amateurs call it a “shammy.”): These are cycling shorts with the pad in them. They’ll make your seat a little more comfortable so you can ride longer. Insider’s tip: Go commando. Too much material down there and you’re asking for chafing. Continue reading...

Gear You Should Pass On

A Fancy Bike: You don’t need to have the most expensive bike and wheels on the rack. Don’t get caught up in having to purchase the latest and greatest equipment. Make your first priority be that your bike and wheels are safe and reliable. Start with a “starter” bike and trade up when you need to. Continue Reading...

How Not To Look Stupid

Wear Your Helmet Correctly: Place that helmet snuggly on your head and low enough to protect from frontal impact, tighten the straps, and enjoy the ride. This isn’t your opportunity to try to be a fashion innovator here. Accept that. Continue Reading...
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