LoDo Spokes owner Justin Spencer could likely tell you anything you want to know about bicycles. He's spent well over 15 years in the cycling industry and encountered all forms of the pedal-driven vehicle, even the kind Ben-Hur and Messala used in their famous bicycle race. But he won't try to sell you a new bike. Instead, he wants his customers to be happy with their current rides.
A look inside LoDo Spokes' brick storefront is like a glance into Mr. Spencer's bike-filled mind. In this space, Mr. Spencer and his team true wheels, change brake pads, and install new cables for brakes and gears. In most cases, they can tune up bikes the same day. In addition to possessing a dearth of bike knowledge, Mr. Spencer's and the crew are well versed in tuning up skis and snowboards, ensuring that all equipment is finely tune and ready to tackle the freshest powder of any season.
Are you ready to shred the gnar? How about your gear? Shake off the summer's accumulated pollen and aphids because today's Groupon polishes you up for the slopes and keeps you slippery all winter: $45 gets you a ski or snowboard Overhaul Tune, plus two hot waxes with finish at Confluence Kayaks. The Overhaul—the veritable Cadillac of snow-sports tune-ups—normally retails at $49 and includes: