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    Should I wear a mask out on solo rides?

    By Bicycling.com CDC guidelines have recently been updated to recommend “wearing cloth face coverings in public settings where other social distancing measures are difficult to maintain (e.g., grocery stores and pharmacies) to help reduce the spread of the virus from spreading between people interacting in close proximity.” (Guidelines are rapidly evolving.) Before those updates, some state governments,

    How to Ride Safely Amid Coronavirus Concerns

    From Bicycling.com This is a rapidly developing situation. For the most up-to-date information, check resources like the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and World Health Organization (WHO) regularly. This story will be updated as new information becomes available. While the coronavirus pandemic continues to spread, causing bike races—and many other large events—to be postponed and canceled, you might be wondering

    Bike Shop is ‘No Hands’ Choice

    From Spotlight – By Anne Rhoades  When riding the roller-coasters of recession, time and change, many small businesses fall off the tracks. Derby Bicycle Center, 410 E 104th Ave. in Thornton, is one that navigates the sharp curves and comes out of the dips better than ever.   In business for 44 years (11 at its

    Electra Flat Foot Technology

    An efficient, upright riding position that lets you pedal with full power and ease. You’re more in control. You have a lower center of gravity. Your back, neck and arms don’t get as tired. And you can plant your feet on the ground whenever you want. Flat Foot Technology’s breakthrough design starts at the heart

    Way To Roll

    From the Electra Company Think of our bikes as vehicles for discovery. If you let them, they will transport you to places beyond your average spin down the road. Even if your mission is nothing more than riding to a friend’s house or stopping by the corner cafe to grab a latte, Electra bicycles fill

    Kinesio Tape

    No doubt you’ve noticed that colorful stuff circling the legs of pro riders, and maybe even some of your club-ride buddies. It’s called kinesiology tape, and it supports muscles and connective tissues around an injury without hindering movement. It also reduces pressure on pain receptors and promotes blood flow, which can speed healing. In one

    Altitude

    Quite simply, the body freaks out when first exposed to high places: Your brain tells you to breathe more and deeper. Your heart rate increases. But within 24 to 48 hours the level of natural EPO—the hormone that regulates the volume and number of red blood cells—starts to rise, and in time this leads to

    Lubing Your Bicycle

    Drip It For most riding conditions, use a bicycle-specific Teflon-based oil, such as Park Tool CL-1 or Finish Line DRY Teflon Lube, to lubricate pivot points—any part that moves—on brakes, derailleurs, and chain links. Don’t forget springs and mechanisms. Use a lightweight machine or chain oil, such as those from Dumonde Tech or Pedro’s, between

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    Derby Bicycle Center carries the bicycle brands for; Electra, Specialized, Haro BMX, Kink BMX, Cruisers, Stolen Brand Bikes, Verde, Specialized S-Works and more. We also carry the scooter brands; Dominator, Chili, District, Envy, Grit and Lucky.  Additional Brands; Burley, Kali and Specialized Helmets,  Cycleops Trainers.
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