Monday, March 29, 2010

Accessory Category #9: Pumps

Pumps - Everyone needs two pumps. You should have a floor pump in the garage and one to carry with you when you venture farther than you wish to walk home. Along with pumps, we have a large selection of co2 inflators and everything you need to fix a flat tire in large and portable sizes.

Sunday, March 28, 2010

Accessory Category #8: Jerseys

Jerseys - Jerseys are about more than looking good. They start with a technical fabric that wicks the persperation to the outside layer. As the persperation is evaporated it cools you. In the winter, this wicking keeps you drier and reduces the chance of hypothermia. The jerseys are also cut for your riding position to be more comfortable and have a long tail to cover the gap when you are bent over. We have jerseys for road, mountian and recumbent riders.

Saturday, March 27, 2010

Accessory Category #7: Computers

Computers - These are great for motivation and as training tools to improve your cycle performance. We have basic computers that give you speed and distance or advanced computers that read heartrate, elevation, cadence or anything else you can dream up. We can order what YOU want!

Friday, March 26, 2010

Thursday, March 25, 2010

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

The Advantages Shopping With Us


  • Every bicycle we sell is safety and comfort checked by our mechanics
  • Our mechanics are certified and know what they are doing
  • You receive a free 60-day checkup on any bicycle that you buy from us
  • You receive one year of free service on any bicycle we sell
  • We know what we are doing. We have been around since 1961.
  • We will fit a bike for you with our Body Scanning and Fit Kit Systems
  • We our avid cyclists and can recommend the best bike, clothing, or accessories for you
  • All repairs have an excellent turn around time
  • We will pick up and drop off repairs
  • We buy bicycles and accept trade-ins
  • We sell items on eBay
  • We are your cycling experts!

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

3G Bike Cruisers

Our line of 3G Bikes are assembled better than any other beach cruiser dealers in town. Our mechanics safety and comfort check every bicycle they put together rather than having some inexperienced person throw it together.

Please click on the pictures for a larger view.

Sunday, March 21, 2010

Accessory Category #6: Lights

Lights - We have a large selection of lights to make you visible or to light up the trail on a moonless night. Florida law requires a front light, a taillight and a rear reflector to ride on the road after sunset. We carry these, as well as reflective tape and vests. Ask about our Knog lights for simple lighting.

Friday, March 19, 2010

Accessory Category #5: Hydration

Hydration - This is important for your health as well as enjoyment while bicycling. We can help with everything from basic waterbottles and cages to backpack hydration systems. We also have Camelbacks for on the go.

Thursday, March 18, 2010

Accessory Category #4: Shorts

Shorts - Safety? Well maybe not, but they protect you from discomfort. Bicycling shorts are worn as an additional layer of skin (no underwear). The idea is that they stick to you and the movement will be between the shorts and saddle and chaffing will be prevented. We also recommend a chamois lube for greater comfort.

Accessory Category #1: Helmets

Helmets - We carry helmets by Specialized. All of their helmets are independently tested by the SNELL Memorial Foundation or TNO Certification BV. They pass all of the following standards:CPSC, SNELL B-90, B-90C, B95, CE, EN1078(european),AS/NZS 2063(Australia, New zeealand). These are well tested helmets. They are also good looking, comfortable, and worn by many professional cycling teams.

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Accessory Category #3: Gloves

Gloves - Yes gloves are a safety item. Anytime you think you are in danger, putting your hands out is the first line of defense. Gloves also help with any numbness you may have from riding. This is the main function of your gloves. We carry a variaty of gloves to choose from.

Saturday, March 13, 2010

American Diabetes Association - Tour de Cure

May 22nd and 23rd - This is a great bike ride for a great cause. It rides from Jacksonville to St. Augustine on Saturday through country roads. Saturday night there is a beach party with dinner provided by the St. Augustine Independent Restaurant Association. Sunday morning we ride back along Ponte Vedra Beach. Contact: 904-730-7200 ext. 3061, or http://main.diabetes.org/jaxtour.

Friday, March 12, 2010

Ride of Silence

May 19 - The Ride of Silence is a memorial ride to remember fellow bicyclist the have died while cycling. The ride starts at LakeShore Bicycle and Fitness at 7:00 pm. We will ride appoximately 10 -12 miles at a maximum speed of 12 mph. We do not talk during the ride (silence). Afterwards we will have a rememberance. For more infomation call LakeShore Bicycle and Fitness at 904-388-0612.

Thursday, March 11, 2010

Accessory Category #2: Locks

Locks - Having something stolen is a bummer. We have all types of locks to keep you from being seperated from your bike. Whether you need a basic set, your own combo lock to run into the convenient store, or you have to lock it all day while at work or school, we have the lock you need.

Bicycle Garage Sale Update

Here is more information about the bicycle garage sale.

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Suwannee Spring Bicycle and Paddle Festival

April 30th-May 2nd - This is a newly organized spring event by the Suwannee Bicycle Association. Camping at Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center is included but there are several B&B's, hotels and cabins available. There is great road and offroad riding in the area as well as paddling on the Suwannee River. To get all the information contact www.suwanneebike.org, or Dale Nanny: dalenanny@aol.com

Sunday, March 7, 2010

Bike Florida

March 27th to April 2nd - The 17th annual Bike Florida will explore the Deland and Daytona area. Sleeping accommodations vary from camping to bed & breakfasts. Highlights include Bulow plantation, Daytona International Speed, and historic Stetson University. For more information and registration go to: www.bikeflorida.org.

Saturday, March 6, 2010

Ride With Me: Success

Many of you woke up early this morning to meet us at Ride With Me. The ride was to raise money for the Jessica Green Foundation which helps people with Autism. There was a 100k ride, 29-mile, 10-mile, and a fun ride. We look forward to seeing you guys again in 2011!

Friday, March 5, 2010

Bike MS-Cycle To The Shore

The popular MS-150 is coming up on October 2 and 3, 2010. The sooner you sign up the cheaper it will be so sign up now. It is a 2-day ride from St. Augustine to Daytona Beach and back. Help end MS today. Click here for more info. Also if you need more information come in the store. We are an official bike shop of the Bike MS ride.

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Demo Day (Mens)

Saturday, March 27th at the Imeson end of the Jacksonville/Baldwin Railtrail we will be hosting the Specialized demo van. This is a great opportunity to test ride a wide assortment of bicycles. There will be one-day specials on bikes for anyone that shows up. There will be size runs of Tarmacs, Roubaixs, Stumpjumpers, and FSR's. We will also be hosting the lady's demo van. Look for updates on that schedule. Contact LakeShore Bicycles & Fitness for more information: 904-388-0612.

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Ride With Me Is Close

Ride With Me for Autism is on Saturday. Sign up today! Click here for details. Just a little bit of background information about it. It is all because of Jessica Green. She was a young woman who had autism. She loved to ride her bicycle and often asked people to "Ride With Me".

Monday, March 1, 2010

Traffic Skills 101

March 27th - Learn safe and confident bicycling. Become familiar with laws covering bicycling as well as your bike equipment, including gears, fixing flats, injury prevention, crash avoidance, on-bike skills practice and top it off with a group ride. Classes recommended for adults and children over 14 years of age. Cost: $35 covers both days. Contact Jodi Hohlstein, 904-282-2180, or email jodi@FBAfirstcoast.org for complete registration packet. Class is limited to 17 students.

Saturday Morning Ride

We have started a Saturday morning fun ride at 9:00 am. This is geared for beginners. We will ride as a group so no one feels left behind. We enjoy teaching safety skills and group riding skills. Mark Fetzer will be the primary ride leader. Ride distance will not exceed 20-25 miles at a speed of less than 14 mph. It starts from the store. For directions to the store click here.