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Gravel, What the heck?

I think gravel riding is the silliest style of all the ways to ride a bike.  A gravel bike is slow on the road, as many have said before it rides like a 90’s mountain bike and isn’t regulation for a cyclocross race.  You’re never equipped the right way.  But that’s the fun of...

Pumptracks aren't just for kids!

While the Berkshires carry with them an unrivaled level of pristineness, the rolling hills are quilled by pastures and crowned with natural beauty.  The woods are deep and dense but inviting, every path begs to be explored.  That being said, the woods can...

Go on, get your waive on!

Waves come in so many forms, out there in the ocean, every minor league baseball game ever, teen novels about fascism(Stasser,1981). But what about an interspecies wave? Do Seagulls wave at sharks? Do plants wave at insects? Do ...

Take care of your butt!

I feel like today is the day, with the theme of the newsletter being chamois. I needed to talk about Assos. Most products in the cycling world are good, heck I think the bar for anything and everything is pretty great. But GOAT status, the MJs Tom Brady's Greg Minars of the world are few and far between. There are ...

 

Tucker falls down, goes boom.

Bikes are scary. There is without a doubt buckets of fear associated with riding a bike. Even just tipping over from standing, your head can hit the ground at more than 15 miles per hour. The sacks of meat that are our bodies are pretty darn soft. Yet at the same time...

 

Cycling is definitely a vibe.

In the world of cycling there is a fine line between authenticity and disingenuous marketing and branding ploys. It’s the difference between digging through racks at Goodwill till you...

Man I love my Gravelkings!!

See we stuck to it, we’ve at least got two weeks done! We had great feedback from the first newsletter. The main themes of this week are group rides and authenticity. Group rides are going out almost every day. We all love the...

Ethan loves to ride his MTB.

Welcome to the first edition of our Berkshire Bike and Board newsletter where we will bring the best parts of shop life to all of our customers. We want to share the fun that defines the community here at Bike and Board. We will share...