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Indoor Training, - What you really need to know.

Posted by Jose Bray on

It’s that time of year when many riders start to think about riding trainers or rollers (also known to some as trainer season). Riding indoors is not the best way to ride a bike but it can be enjoyable and help keep you in shape (or get in shape). Joe Mamma Cycles offers a range of affordable trainers from Tacx. From the Vortex for those looking for more performance training to The Blue Twist for those just looking for something affordable to burn some kilometers/Calories. Here are a few points to keep in mind when you are thinking about trainers.

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How to choose the right BMX (freestyle)

Posted by Jose Bray on

This gives you the basic rundown but Joe Mamma staff is always happy to help you select the right BMX bike for your budget and riding style.

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Joe Mamma Cycles Co-Op Shop!

Posted by Jose Bray on

DIY bike repairs now available! 

We are excite to bring the DIY format to our shop. This program will allow our clients to learn what they want to know in a one to one format. We will tailor each session to clients goals to ensure that maximum understanding and knowledge is achieved. Unlike a typical class setting, Joe Mamma cycles will work with each individual on a 1 to 1 basis to ensure that all of your questions can be answered and that you leave feeling confident in your abilities.

 

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Fixed vs Single Speed: A Short Comparison

Posted by Jeremy Crinson on

The word “fixie” can have multiple meanings to different people. Many younger riders and beginners use the word to describe any bike that only has one gear, regardless of whether or not the pedals are always moving. However, more intermediate and advanced riders know that there is a significant difference between riding a real “fixie”, and just any bike with only one gear, each with their own advantages and disadvantages.

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Race Night @ Joe Mamma Cycles

Posted by Jose Bray on

We are happy to announce our first Race Night of 2017.  Friday April 21st 7PM at the Shop 767 Bank st.  Joe Mamma Cycles will be hosting a night all about safety.  We will have Dave Shirley from Outdoor Gear Canada to talk about helmet fitting, and maintenance.  Dave along with Jose will be available to check fit of your current helmet or help you get set up with a new Bell fullface at a great price that we will be offering for that night only!   We are extremely excited to also have Karen Boyle to talk about concussions...

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