TALES FROM FULL CYCLE
KONA PROCESS X DREAM BUILD
Ben Robles, a former Full Cycle mechanic, current Lead Coach & Co-Founder of the Boulder Junior Cycling Enduro & Gravity Program, and an MS in Mechanical Engineering from CU Boulder, builds his dream enduro rig for the Front Range...
OUR RECOMMENDED GRAVEL RIDING gear
Gravel riding means different things depending on who you ask: from all-around riding to racing to touring, it truly is a reflection of your style and ambitions. Browse our top recommendations and staff favorites for indispensable gear to get you out there to find adventure, no matter where that might be.
OUR RECOMMENDED ROAD BIKE ACCESSORIES
Whether it’s your very first road bike or an addition to the stable, outfitting yourself and your bike with the right accessories & apparel makes your road riding experience safer and more enjoybale. Explore our top recommendations for indispensable road cycling gear.
FULL CYCLE & COLORADO MULTISPORT ANNOUNCE PLANS TO MERGE
BY Full Cycle BIKES
For Immediate Release. Boulder, CO. November 11, 2020.
"Full Cycle Bikes, voted 2019 & 2020 Best Bike Shop of Boulder County and a leader serving Boulder and the nearby Colorado Front Range communities of mountain bikers, gravel grinders, and electric and hybrid road commuters, is combining forces with Colorado Multisport, a world leading triathlon-focused store."
BY KRISTIN WEBER
"And then in walks Cyclocross. Her timing is impeccable and she is just the right amount of everything we need. Thank you for being the one thing that makes us focus on nothing else for 45 minutes. We can live in the moment in the most present way possible, a moving mediation, breath in, breath out."
DAVID'S IBIS HAKKA MX CUSTOM BUILD
BY Full Cycle Intern
This build has been quite the head turner around the shop. David came to us wanting to build a fast yet functional all-road machine equally capable of hanging in group rides, shining in gravel races, and chewing up rowdy terrain. Introducing David's Ibis Hakka MX custom build!
ANTON'S LONGS PEAK FKT
BY ANTON KRUPICKA
"This kind of thing is easy to dismiss as a silly game, but what I think is not silly is taking a crack at something that you know will be hard, the outcome is not certain, and committing to trying your best regardless."
6h 55' 36" | 91 miles | 12k ft elevation | 14k feet summit
WEEKEND PREMONITIONS, VOL 2
BY LUKE J MILLS
With sand in our eyes we loaded our bikes into the back of Trevor’s Honda Element. Leaving expressly before a smoky dawn, we drove a few miles to the eventual start of our ride. “This feels like cheating,” I admitted.
FATHER & SON BONDING AT VALMONT BIKE PARK
BY JEFF & NOLAN stone
We rented some full-suspension mountain bikes from Full Cycle and spent the day riding together at Valmont Bike Park in Boulder. It was great!10/10 would recommend renting from Full Cycle!"
WHY DO YOU RIDE?
BY PETE CAHALANE & BECCA BROUGH
"We can quickly shift our love of cycling into an obsession of progress. This can be in the form of racing, chasing Strava segments, or thinking more is always better. [...] After weeks of specific training, we opted to take our own advice and went in search of adventure!"
MT EVANS FROM BOULDER & BACK...THE HARD WAY!
BY Kyle Richardson
"Ride out via SuperFlag - 68J - CR97 - S.Beaver - OMG - Echo - Mt Evans, and back via Squaw Pass (this needs a new name asap) - LookoutMtn - 93 - Boulder. This has got to be one of the best rides one can do from their front door in the Front Range. So much fantastic riding. SUMMER!"
141 miles. 16k feet. 10h 47m.
WEEKEND PREMONITIONS, VOL 1
BY LUKE J MILLS
"With the Dog Days of Summer fully in effect and increasingly frequent sweltering temps on the Front Range, the allure of the high country’s cool weather became undeniable. Friday afternoon found me loading the camper van and making a tolerably early departure for the Indian Peaks Wilderness..."
riding alone, together
BY KRISTIN WEBER
"Even when riding alone, I feel a part of something bigger –something moving and progressing toward a greater end. "Perhaps that end is a clear head, free of the anxiety of the news, work stress, kids at home, the concerns of life. Whatever it is that drives us out on our bikes, it feels as if we are doing something tangibly helpful in healing our sense of grief for a time we may not know again anytime soon."
LUKE'S SWISS ARMY KNIFE OF CYCLING
BY LUKE J MILLS
A mountain bike, road bike, and gravel bike walk into a bar…and the Kona Sutra is born! “If you’re a minimalist like me and just want one bike to do it all, I couldn’t recommend this bike more highly. It’s the Swiss Army Knife of cycling."