Author Archives: Brian K. Hahn

TECH WATCH: Haiku, the new Bike Computer

“Next generation of bike computer for smart urban cyclists: get on your handlebar just the info you need from your smartphone.” (CCN) Cool gear is all the rage, and no better place to snoop are those inventions taking wings on Kickstarter. Commenced September 2015, three men formed the company ASPHALT Lab,...

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Cycling History: Predictions from 1893

(CCN) Prognostication is in the eye of the beholder, or at least is how one author saw the future of cycling history in 1893. Recently I came across an issue of “Bicycle” written by W.N. Robertson on Archive.org. A curious booklet published in 1894, containing all sorts of cycling primers, tips on...

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Cross Chaining: Do Not Go There

(CCN) What do we say to customers that question why their bicycle makes chain noise in first gear? “Just don’t go there.” That does sound rather ‘off-handed’, however, the fact remains, most bicycles are not meant to be shifted so that the condition of “cross-chaining” occurs. What is “Cross-Chaining?” Cross chaining...

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Winter Cycling: 10 Safe Ride Tips get you through it

(CCN) Not a great deal of people look forward to winter cycling in Canada, because for the most part the temperatures and riding conditions are not ideal. But for many, bike riding on slippery roads, and ice cold may be a necessity. It is important to alter your habits and in...

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Spongy Wonder: Bicycle Seat Design is Key to a Healthy Ride

(CCN) So you have been riding your bike for most of your life. You are now encroaching middle age, and you love to ride, but find yourself with a sore saddle. Worse, is that after you have ridden for fifteen to twenty minutes, your buttock gets numb. You find yourself...

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Specials: Off Season Bicycle Tune-ups at Circuit Cycle

FREE PICK-UP AND DELIVERY! (CCN) With temperatures dropping from November to March in Alberta, not many folks in Alberta are riding bicycles. For most, your trusty ride is hung in storage, while you nestle yourself indoors awaiting a new season. This is the time to have your bike serviced. With the...

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Bicycle Frame Materials, Demystified

(CCN) For many, buying a bicycle comes down to price. But for others, the quality of the build takes priority over price. One thing that we can all agree upon, is that you really don’t want a bicycle that weighs a ‘ton’. Of course no bike does, however years ago...

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Circuit Cycle Introduces Velec Electric Bicycles to Alberta

(CCN) “Go west young man.” is the cry for those looking for a new life. But when it comes to new life, it looks like the west is about to experience it from the east. On Monday, Circuit Cycle & Sports entered into an agreement that will introduce the Velec...

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Circuit Cycle Acquires Maya Cycle Bicycle Trailer Dealership

(CCN) Circuit Cycle & Sports announced today that it entered into an agreement with Stamet Tech Inc, the creator of the Maya Cycle bicycle trailer. “We are very excited to offer this very innovative trailer to the cycling community of central Alberta” stated Brian Hahn, part-owner of Circuit Cycle in Millet,...

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