Saturday, April 30, 2011
We are stoked to see you here before the race for advice, new parts, tune ups and all other needs. We are stoked to see you up on the mountain as well! Good luck to everyone and keep us posted on your NW Cup adventures.
~The Broken Spoke Staff
Friday, April 29, 2011
Port Townsend Pike Association is proud to present its 19th annual Rhody Bike Tour this Sunday May 1st! Our weather is forecasted to be a GREAT day for riding. You can choose your own riding distance for your comfort level; 32, 45, 55, or 62 miles. Come one come all, families can join in on the fun as well for a shorter ride on the Larry Scott Trail.
Start your day with a savory coffee from our local brewers at Undertown. To follow your ride, join us for tasty salmon sandwiches from the fine folks at “Cape Cleare” and homemade ice cream from “Elevated Ice Cream”. PTBA looks forward to seeing you at the start of our ride at 8:00 AM at the Haines Place Park and Ride Lot in Port Townsend (next to Safeway). Our start is open anytime between 8-10 AM. Thanks for joining in on the fun! Find us on line at www.ptbikes.org Any questions please call 385-5979
>Phil Walkden PTBA’s President leading the charge during last year’s Rhody Ride
FYI: The Broken Spoke's Thursday night rides will now start at 6pm. Everything is the same as before, there's just more sunlight so we can start later! See you then.
Monday, April 18, 2011
See you next month for our second!
Sunday, April 17, 2011
*Does your bike need a tune up before the Rhody Tour so that you can enjoy the beautiful roads Jefferson County has to offer? If you mention this ad you can receive 5% off of your pre-Rhody Tour Tune up.
*Or is your bike just tired and needs retirement? Now through April 30th, all in-stock road bikes are 20% off.
*And as always we carry a full line of racks, panniers, computers, lights and tubes.
Cheers, and see you out there!
~The Broken Spoke Staff
Friday, April 15, 2011
Broken Spoke Racing participated the NW Cup Series first of five downhill races for this season on April 7th-10th. These races are being put on by N-Dub productions out of Port Angales Washington. The team was there in full force and ready to give it everything they had.
Here are the stats and some pictures from this weekend to wet your appetite:
Cat I Men’s age 19-29:
31. – Richards, Nolan 336 Broken Spoke Racing 00:03:31.31
Cat II Men’s age 15-18:
14. – Davis, Mitch 167 Broken Spoke Racing 00:03:24.05
Cat II Men’s age 30-39:
6. – Schmierer, Paul 245 Broken Spoke Racing 00:03:12.96
10. – Sexton, Pete 107 – Broken Spoke Racing 00:03:16.59
16. – Gourley, Garth 251 Broken Spoke Racing 00:03:24.74
20. – Cardozo, Nate 248 The Broken Spoke 00:03:28.14
Cat II Men’s age 40-49:
12. – Shaver, Jim 252 Broken Spoke Racing 00:03:34.71
Cat II Women’s Open:
13. – Davis, Ann 168 Broken Spoke Racing 00:04:12.42
Cat III Women’s Open:
1. – Sork, Margaret 233 The Broken Spoke 00:04:34.98You can see more photos and information by checking out these other links.
Tuesday, April 12, 2011
- As always our rides are group rides, where no one is left behind.
- Extreme weather cancels, but we all love our Pacific Northwest weather so be prepared with all adequate gear and clothing.
- Route and distance are chosen at the start of each ride.
- Ride start time will change to 6pm when it's lighter out later.
Monday, April 11, 2011
Saturday, April 16th, is our monthly Women's MTB Ride! Meet at the shop at 6pm for about an hour long easy trail ride. This ride is designed for women of all mountain bike capabilities! Tell your friends, this is going to be fun.
Sunday the 17th is our first FAMILY ride of the season. We'll meet at Fort Worden's Marine Science Center's Natural History Exhibit at 10am, tour around the fort's old bunkers and part ways. What a nice leisurely way to celebrate the beginning of the season. Rain and heavy wind cancels. Children on small bikes, trailers or trail-a-bikes are highly encouraged to join!
Tuesday, April 5, 2011
SUMMER HOURS are now in effect:
We are open everyday!
Monday -Saturday are 9am to 6pm
Sunday is 11am-4pm
The Broken Spoke staff
Sunday, April 3, 2011
Next time you're out, have a great ride ...and don't forget your tire pump!
Nicole and The Broken Spoke staff
Oh yeah, I recently heard a good joke:
-Why can't a bicycle stand on it's own?
Friday, April 1, 2011
Jacob brings with him a plethora of mechanical experience.
Now is the time to bring in your hard to fix bicycles and test his knowledge!
We look forward to an adventurous summer of biking, stories, and great mechanic work.