The Derby Bicycle Blog

Welcome to the Derby Bicycle Center Blog, your go-to source for all things cycling! As the premier bicycle store in North Denver, Colorado, we’re here to share our passion for cycling with you. Our blog is a treasure trove of information, tips, and insights for cyclists of all levels.

Whether you’re a seasoned pro or just starting out, you’ll find valuable content to enhance your riding experience. From detailed guides on choosing the right bike and maintaining it for peak performance to exciting ride routes and cycling events in the area, we’ve got you covered. Our expert team will also keep you updated on the latest trends in cycling gear and technology, including electric bikes and innovative accessories. Plus, we’ll share inspiring stories from our community of cyclists and offer advice on improving your fitness and technique. Explore the joy of cycling and help you get the most out of your two-wheeled adventures. 

Embracing the Joy and Benefits of Cycling
Biking & Health

Embracing the Joy and Benefits of Cycling

Hey there, fellow adventurer! Forget boring car rides, there’s a whole world of joy and benefits waiting on two wheels. Cycling isn’t just about getting from A to B, it’s about feeling the wind whip through your hair and the freedom of the open road. Remember that childhood feeling of

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Why Cycling is Good for Your Physical and Mental Health
Biking & Health

Why Cycling is Good for Your Physical and Mental Health

Listen, ditch the idea that cycling is just for weekend warriors. It’s a total game-changer for your body and mind, no matter if you’re trying to shed some pounds or just cruise around for fun. The perks go way beyond burning calories, trust me. Think about your heart and lungs

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Why are less expensive bikes so heavy?
FAQ

Why are less expensive bikes so heavy?

Hey there, cyclist! So you’re thinking about hitting the road (or trail!) on two wheels? That’s awesome! It’s a fantastic way to stay in shape, be kind to the environment, and see some cool places. But one thing might have you scratching your head: why are cheaper bikes so darn

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5 Most Common Cycling Questions For Road Bikes
FAQ

5 Most Common Cycling Questions For Road Bikes

Dude, so you’re into road cycling? Sweet! It’s everywhere these days, for good reason too. Thinking about giving it a shot? Normal, I get tons of questions from newbies. Let’s break down the top 5: Benefits? Heck yeah! Road biking is awesome for your body and mind. It gets your

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Biking questions from Derby Bicycle
Cycling

The Benefits of Biking

Cycling, also known as biking, offers numerous benefits that go beyond just being a mode of transportation. The physical and mental advantages of biking make it a popular choice for people of all ages and fitness levels. One of the key benefits of cycling is its positive impact on physical

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Derby Bicycle Center Tune Ups
Bicycles

Lubing Your Bicycle

Drip It For most riding conditions, use a bicycle-specific Teflon-based oil, such as Park Tool CL-1 or Finish Line DRY Teflon Lube, to lubricate pivot points—any part that moves—on brakes, derailleurs, and chain links. Don’t forget springs and mechanisms. Use a lightweight machine or chain oil, such as those from

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Derby Bicycle Center Mtn Biking
Covid

How to Ride Safely Amid Coronavirus Concerns

From Bicycling.com This is a rapidly developing situation. For the most up-to-date information, check resources like the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and World Health Organization (WHO) regularly. This story will be updated as new information becomes available. While the coronavirus pandemic continues to spread, causing bike races—and many other large events—to be postponed and

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Derby Bicycle Center
Covid

Should I wear a mask out on solo rides?

By Bicycling.com CDC guidelines have recently been updated to recommend “wearing cloth face coverings in public settings where other social distancing measures are difficult to maintain (e.g., grocery stores and pharmacies) to help reduce the spread of the virus from spreading between people interacting in close proximity.” (Guidelines are rapidly evolving.) Before

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Derby Bicycle Center - The Store
Derby Bicycle

Bike Shop is ‘No Hands’ Choice

From Spotlight – By Anne Rhoades When riding the roller-coasters of recession, time and change, many small businesses fall off the tracks. Derby Bicycle Center, 410 E 104th Ave. in Thornton, is one that navigates the sharp curves and comes out of the dips better than ever. In business for 44

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