2 ways to keep your bike looking new!

2 inexpensive ways to keep your bike looking new! Two items that are on all my bikes, clean bar tape and 3M protective film.  Let's start with the bar tape. Weather interested in selling your bike or just wanting it to look cared for, having…
SMG Products

Create a custom $250 road bike bar for less than $50!

SMG products create customization to Road Bike, Cyclocross, Gravel Grinder or Track bike bars. If you currently have a 15/16” or 7/8” standard size road bike bar and looking for more comfort, read on.SMG products (CURVE and BARTOP) offer…
Mom and Pop shop

Mom and pop bike shop doomed?

Mom and pop bike shop doomed? It's noticeable to me the cycling industry is changing how it does business. Some manufactures have chosen to sell direct to the end user, while others are opening concept or company owned stores. Some of…

I Visit the LA Velo Sports Center

I recently had the pleasure of attending the 2017 UCI Masters Track World Championships (October 8-15). The event located at the Velo Sports Center within the StubHub Center in Carson California.    The Velo Sports Center will…

Cycling on a 45 degree bank and no brakes!!!

NO BRAKES YOU SAY? I recently had the opportunity to visit the Velo Sports Center in Carson California. Also known as the STUBHUB Center. Known worldwide, this 250 meter, indoor wood track is a world class facility and home of world champions.…

Like Challenging Climbs?

This is for you climbers that are have human, half mountain goat! While in Taiwan and hanging around the cycling community I would hear about this world renown climb up the Wuling Mountains. 53 miles that tops out at an elevation of 10,744…

$350 Pinarello F8, $300 Colnago C60 from Taiwan

Some things I learned on my trip to Taiwan! On short notice I found myself on a plane to Taiwan. Unfortunately bringing my bike was not an option. A bit of free time between responsibilities allowed me to check out some of the Taiwan bike shops.…

When cycling, coffee and entrepreneur skills meet!

On a trip to Taiwan I stumbled upon this coffee stand. I found myself more interested in the concept than the coffee. Yes, the coffee was good! More to come on Taiwan and their bike scene.

Alternative Bicycle will distribute SMG products in Japan

SMG is pleased to announce Koh Kitazawa of Alternative Bicycles as our Japanese distributor!Alternative Bicycles is a distributor of MTB bikes and parts.Product lines include: Wolf Tooth,TOGS, Redshift, King Cage, Endless Bikes,…