The Pedaler Bike Shop spruces up street steeds and their doting owners with an enormous cache of cycle-centric equipment, apparel, and accessories. Though the store prides itself on its expertise regarding road and mountain bikes, it supplies tubes, tires, wheels, seats, and footy-pajamas for two-wheelers of every breed. Outfit rigs with the 2010 Planet Bike Superflash/Blaze combo set ($59.99), which employs forward- and backward-beaming, superbright LEDs to, increase the bike's visibility for up to one mile. The 2011 Specialized Henge expert saddle ($99.99) coddles nether regions with a sleek shape and sturdy-yet-cozy Micromatrix top, and the 2010 Bell Faction helmet ($40) provides the resilience and protection of Sylvester Stallone's biceps. An array of clothing and shoes is also available, ensuring rider and ride are outfitted to a tarmac-pounding tee.
The Berkeley Bikes & Skateboards team keeps skate and bike wheels steady with a comprehensive offering of components, accessories, and maintenance services. Specialists are on hand to adjust brakes, derailleurs, hubs, and bearings in professional tune-ups, and they keep riders safely equipped with a supply of Continental tires, Kryptonite U-locks, and Kali helmets to prevent injury from unexpected downpours of cats or dogs. In addition, the shop carries a full line of custom West Art skateboards hand painted by artists Ian and Adahn Stewart. The colorful decks showcase rhythmic, surreal, and chaotic scenes ideal for displaying on walls or boastful refrigerators.
Performance Bicycle of Berkley has everything the serious cycler needs to ride like the wind. With a variety of bike brands available, every cyclists will find the right fit. Shoppers who are looking on Performance Bicycle’s website might find certain rebates and sales to make the deal even sweeter. For the newbie biker or the long-time rider, Performance Bicycle offers online assets in a learning center format; these assets vary on topics such as cyclocross, how-to information on bike care, product explanations and more. Product reviews are also available in this section. Customers are encouraged to learn all they can about cycling and to stay informed about local cycling events and new developments in equipment. For answers to questions and more information, visit Performance Bicycle online or in the store today.
At Blue Heron, they know bikes. They support bikes. They dream of a bike-ruled world. Blue Heron Bikes is a part of the Berkeley, California community. The staff is knowledgeable and experienced. They are there to help you, so even if you’ve never ridden a bike, no worries! Blue Heron Bikes offers a variety of bikes and brands: Breezer, Raleigh, Felt, Yuba, and Diamondback—just to name a few. They specialty bikes, and bikes for the whole family. Literally! There are several kinds of bikes for both adult and children peddlers. If you want to start using a bike to get around town, then stop by Blue Heron Bikes where they’ll set you up with a great human-powered cargo machine!
Point Reyes Outdoors leads hiking, biking, and kayaking expeditions through the unsown hills of the Point Reyes National Seashore and the tranquil waters of the California coast. During kayak tours, explorers jaunt through the tidal waterways of Drakes Estero and sunset forays into Tomales Bay. Guided nature hikes explore the local bounty of flora and fauna such as marine mammals, wildflowers, or migratory lawn gnomes.
Nature specialists, such as biologists, nurses, and certified kayak instructors, lead all tours and provide insight into the landscape and its inhabitants. Point Reyes Outdoors also rents out mountain bikes, which guests can use to pedal through a circuit of nearby trails that climb Fir Top mountain or stretch out to Wildcat Beach.
From its serene country roads to its grassy hilltops, the Sonoma Valley’s wine country is a terrain best traversed by bike. The staff at Wine Country Cyclery facilitates these two-wheeled treks by renting, selling, and servicing cycles from Giant and Cannondale. Their rides cater to different types of excursions; the Giant Roam is ideal for leisurely jaunts, while the lightweight Cannondale SuperSix Evo lends itself to fast-paced sprints down tree-lined trails or away from the dryads that guard each vineyard. When riders need help navigating the countryside, seasoned guides hop on bikes and lead them on 12- to 18-mile adventures, stopping at local sites such as Roche Winery & Vineyards along the way.