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Ten Pack BMX Closes

Posted by Jose Bray on

Word travels fast in the BMX world.  Earlier this week our friends at Ten Pack Distribution announced that they would no longer be distributing any brands but Macneil.  They have decided to step back from distribution to focus on Macneil as a bike company (yes this means completes for 2015).  Joe Mamma’s has worked with Ten Pack BMX for the past 10 years and is proud to have been able to do business with a company that has stood behind their riders and their products in that time.  We look forward to seeing the Macneil brand grow as a brand...

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The light at the end of the Polar Vortex?

Posted by Jose Bray on

Winter dug in fast and hard this year, and it seems like it's been here for-ever, well maybe it's just me. The super sub-zero temperatures have made me a little less of a "winter person" especially since this is my first year as a Dad (it's one thing to subject yourself to the cold...). Don't get me wrong, I've enjoyed my snowy adventures with my Norco Bigfoot, but, I miss the roads & trails. Being outside, you know, when the air doesn't hurt your face. With only 5 weeks until Spring "technically" gets here, I say it's time to start...

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Walking the Dog with Bigfoot.

Posted by Jose Bray on

So one of the best perks of being a bike shop owner is getting to "test ride" anything I like just about any time I like, the novelty of which wears off about December. This year, however, we've got the Norco Bigfoot. So if you've got the inkling and a dog who's not bothered at all by winter -like my dog Stella- it's a great way to burn off some puppy energy and take in some pristine winter sights on two wheels.  My Gear:  Norco Bigfoot (Large) Sunglasses - a must! or goggles if you've got em. Snowboarding Jacket/Pants -...

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Winter Clearance!

Posted by Jose Bray on

It's Time to make room. 2014 Bikes are already showing up and we need to make room! All 2013 Bikes are on sale at clearance prices. We also have a bunch of bicycle accessories on sale at clearance prices.  Below is a list of some of the best deals in Ottawa.    Bobbin Vintage Deluxe - Demo bike (used for about 10kms/New Condition) Sale: $699.99 Norco VFR-4 (size 20 or 22 only) Reg. $475 Sale: $399.99 ALL Electra bikes 30% off Regular price  POC Receptor flow (XL only) 50% off Ergon Grips 50% off Topeak Baby Seat Reg. $199 now...

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Tips For Winter Riding

Posted by Jose Bray on

Winter is upon us and many of you may not want to put your bike into hibernation for the winter, if thats the case for you first time or that time of year again, you may want to follow some of our field tested tips for a better, safer winter ride. One of the most important but often forgotten is to wear the right clothing. Wearing the right clothing makes the difference between enjoying your ride or not. Here is a short list of helpful hints to make your life easier.  If you have lived in Ottawa more than one winter you probably...

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