Author: Brian K. Hahn

Putting You and Your Family Back in the Saddle.

The Derailleur: the Key to Dating Your Vintage Bicycle

The Derailleur: the Key to Dating Your Vintage Bicycle

The Derailleur, the mechanism that is older than your great grandmother, yet it is the miracle drive system of bicycles worldwide. The first samples of a gear changing mechanism can be found as far back as the late 1800s. But first patent for the derailleur can be attributed to Paul De Vivie, a touring cyclist…
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Cyclist on the road

Cyclists: Winters are the Best Times for Summer Cyclists

Three Reasons to have your bicycle serviced during winter months. Today, many cyclists cringe when the word off-season is used when referring to their favourite sport in winter. The invention of the fat bike took winter riding to a new level, yet that oddly heavy wheeled bicycle is not for every cyclist.

Santa riding bicycle

Santa Claus: Which Bicycle Would He Ride?

We all know that good ole’ Santa Claus flies a sleigh pulled by Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Vixen, Comet, Cupid, Donner, Blitzen, and Rudolph. Or at least that’s what we are meant to believe. But what you have never heard before is that Santa has a bicycle mounted on the back in case the reindeer tell…
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Winter Cycling

Destination Canmore: Winter Cycling at its best

You may treasure that bike that you find good for winter cycling. Perhaps its your trusty mountain bike with 2.25” inch tires, or that trusty hybrid with mean knobby tires. Maybe you have invested a bit of green to experience the canvas of white that Alberta is famous for and bought a “Fat Bike”. What…
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Blue Heeler Electric Bike Power

So, You Wanted an Electric Bicycle But Could Not Afford It?

It was one of those days when I had everyone’s attention. Three people all stood over me eagerly wanting my story about how my desire for an electric bicycle brought us all together. So I started to tell them….

Group Riding, Touring Drumheller, Alberta

Group Riding in the Alberta Badlands

“Cycling Alberta’s Badlands is probably one of the best experiences anybody can enjoy.”

Alberta Boys Coltan Schell and Corey Ennis Touring

Alberta Boys Coltan Schell and Corey Ennis: Summer of ’16

Long distance riding is not always the privy of the experienced. Case in point, Alberta boys Coltan Schell and Corey Ennis, young men, musicians, students and good friends. They met while taking the music program at Red Deer College. With the love of music between good bros, Coltan and Corey would embark of an adventure that saw them pulling single axle trailers, loaded with gear and guitars, from the Pacific Ocean to the Atlantic.