Tips on mountain biking

Posted by Yan Lyansky on Mar 13th 2017

I have been teaching my kids about cycling and I decided to make a list of tips/tricks:1. On trails with lots of small bumps go fast and you will ride on the top of the make it smoother.2. … read more

Green Companies: How does the Downtube Compare?

Posted by Yan Lyansky on Mar 13th 2017

I always see advertisements about a company being green, especially in the bicycle industry. So how does the Downtube stack up??? We have a near zero carbon footprint, let me explain how this is … read more

Bicycle mail order sales over the years

Posted by Yan Lyansky on Mar 12th 2017

Before the internet, bicycles were not sold via mail order. Almost all new bike sales were through bicycle stores. Things began to change, at the turn of the millennium. Many online mail order ou … read more

Kids Bikes at the age of 4 to 6

Posted by Yan Lyansky on Mar 10th 2017

Parents seem confused about bikes for kids between the ages of 4 and 6. The market is saturated with low quality steel framed department store bikes. While higher end bike shops don't carry a quali … read more

Getting Kids started on bicycles

Posted by Yan Lyansky on Mar 8th 2017

I started both of my kids on Strider walking bikes before the age of 1. My daughter picked it up faster than my son, but that may be because she grew up in a house with carpets and super soft … read more