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Spring Kickoff Sale!

April 23, 2014

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    Again we bring you amazing deals exactly when you need them. Come and get your season of riding fun started! All bikes (2014 and past) with discounted prices, as well as accessories. There’s more…. but I am not allowed to tell you!  Believe me, it’s worth coming down to to discover it. See you Friday, […]

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Range Carbon 7.1

April 10, 2014

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This is one of the most highly desired bikes in the world right now, and we have 2! Come and get one… OR BOTH! Read the review             Happy trails!

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Republic on Facebook

March 20, 2014

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Happy First Day of Spring! We are currently going through some changes in the way we use Facebook, so make sure you like our page (you are going to actually love it!) and we will do our best to recognize your love and loyalty with some sick discounts.  The image bellow will take you were […]

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Getting the stoke up!

March 16, 2014

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Videos that make us wanna go ridding and crushing things! You are welcome!

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Wet riding and racing

March 8, 2014

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Hello, For you, roadie, that has been in your wind trainer all winter long, Cycling BC just announced a new BC Premier  Road Series. It should be some awesome and exciting road racing and the first event is the Devo Classic Stage Race, on March 29-30. For more click here.  Also, for you mountain biker, […]

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2014 Norco Sight Carbon 7.1

February 14, 2014

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Hello all, Here’s a good read for a rainy day.  The guys at VitalMTB did a bike test on the 2014 Norco Carbon Sight. We encourage you to click on the link and read the whole thing, if not, here are some of the relevant point they made: “The superbly balanced feel of the Sight is very […]

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February Hours

February 3, 2014

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Hello all, Slight change in the hours for February: Mondays – Closed Tuesday to Sunday – 10am to 5pm Happy trails, Leah    

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Winter in shape – Spinning and Yoga

January 21, 2014

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Greetings, Yes, as cyclists, we have been really fortunate with the weather lately and have been able to keep riding! Even so, we still feel we can all benefit from some training session as the season approaches. Here is what we came up with for you: -Tuesdays  Indoor cycling, at 6pm with Cory Leclerc (6 weeks, starting […]

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Winter Service Specials

January 11, 2014

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Storms are hitting! It’s time! Winter overhaul specials are on! Why to do a overhaul, you ask? Well, Spring is coming.  Have you been taking care of your ride or just thrashing it all season only to leave it hanging in the shed? Hmmm… That’s what I thought! Show you bike some love and get ahead […]

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We are renovating!

January 1, 2014

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Bigger, better, “more awesomer” and efficient, that’s what we are going for… You will see! We will be closed for a few more days and will reopen on Saturday, January 4th  at 10am all fresh and new. We are looking forward to riding with you in 2014! Happy trails, See you in the other side!

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Scott Social Night Friday the 13th

December 8, 2013

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This WEEK! Friday December 13th Scott is hosting a social night at Republics bicycles in Brankendale! The event will run from 6pm to 10pm that evening, and will include: Scott 2014 bikes, Brand new bikes including, the new Addict, Genius, etc… We will have an opportunity for everyone present to pre-order next-years Scott bikes at […]

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Don’t Let the Weather Slow you Down!

November 29, 2013

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Usually fall in the PNW involves a lot of wet weather. When the rain starts you can assume the next 6 months (give or take) will probably involve the same gray skies and precipitation. Although some would disagree, I dont think it’s a bad thing. It facilitates some of my favourite things! The newest being […]

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Don’t be a turkey – day 2 of 3! Sale!

October 12, 2013

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Hey guys,   I was looking at what we have on the floor and I could not believe. No more excuses  to not have a road bike, ladies! And to you boyfriends… Christmas is coming and discounts are here NOW! These are pics to you number people… Ladies Norco Valence less than $1000 and Scott […]

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More exciting stuff at this weekend’s sale!

October 11, 2013

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Last post’s video didn’t even scratch the surface of all the cool stuff happening in the shop. So I thought I would give you some more teaser pics… Giro, Scott and 661 gloves Republic Tech Tee is back! And check out our new stickers! $50 Jerseys! Boys and Girls! Say whaaaaaaaaattt???!! Boom!!!!!! And if you […]

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SALE – THIS WEEKEND!!!! Thank you and you’re welcome!

October 11, 2013

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Here’s a teaser for this weekend’s sale:

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29′er deal of the season!!!!

September 29, 2013

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Just as with the Range we posted about earlier we have one Shinobi 2 from our rental/demo fleet left. This bike is in amazing shape and is ready to take you on some awesome single-track adventures! Here are the details: 20013 Norco Shinobi 2  MSRP $3299.00 Sale $2200.00 As with all of our ex rental/demo bikes […]

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Special Deal. Only one of these at this price!

September 24, 2013

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Last weekend marks the end of our rental/demo season. We have this one bike left that is someone’s, 650B, mountain levelling dream machine. Details: SOLD SOLD SOLD SOLD 2013 Norco Range 2 Size Small. MSRP $4195.00  Special $2800.00  *Full factory warranty included As with all our rental and demo bikes it is in great shape. […]

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Take them home!!! Sale!

August 31, 2013

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Hey hey, ‘Tis the season to get your hands in an amazing deal on a brand new bike. Come and get them while the sun is still shinning and you can enjoy a few dry rides before fall comes. I know, you don’t believe this b*s*. Yeah, yeah, prices falling like shooting stars from heaven, […]

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Rentals

July 28, 2013

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Most of you have probably seen our Norco tent outside the shop with hot 2013 Sight B2, Range B2 , Shinobi 9.2 and a ton of Charger 9.2 hard tails. If you were wondering if the rumours were right, well, they are. We have rental bikes!     Now your best friend from out-of-town can […]

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Vrooom vrooom

July 20, 2013

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Tomorrow’s last day of the 100th edition of the Tour de France starts at 8:30am. We will be celebrating the second victory in a row of a Team Sky rider and the second victory in a row of a British man. Chris Froome had a incredible Tour last year, earning his nickname “Vroom”, and a […]

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Arano Pancetta Turbo and Tour Pancake Breakfast!

July 12, 2013

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The first annual Arano Pancetta Turbo is on this Sunday! What? You don’t know what I am talking about? Well, that’s probably because you have not yet join our Faceboook group. You should really do that, while you are thinking about it. What is it?! The Arano Pancetta Turbo is a celebration of road bicycles, […]

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Tour de France – Updates and schedule

July 8, 2013

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Well, TSN wasn’t super helpful on Stage 9, covering just the last 20km of one of the most exciting Mountain Stages this year! Anyways,  these guys do a really good job at keeping us up to date with photos, videos and news. We’re looking forward to stage 10, a mostly flat stage with only one cat […]

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Tour de France – Stage 1 (Not a prologue!)

June 28, 2013

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Good Morning, Sunshine! July is knocking on our door!!!! Yes, another Tour de France starts tomorrow, for real, racing and all, no prologue! 213km of pain, from Porto-Vecchio to Bastia and we will be watching starting at 6am at the shop/coffee shop courtyard. Here’s a little bit about tomorrow’s stage, taken from the official website: […]

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Test of Metal and new kit

June 13, 2013

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Yes!   We just got a fresh batch of Republic kits, with slight design changes, but this time, in RACE CUT. We believe that a new chamois might add some extra comfort to your suffering this Saturday! Check out the pics and come get yours: -Jersey $99 -Bib Shorts: $169 -Full kit: $220 ($50 savings, […]

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TRUCKLOAD SALE

April 26, 2013

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(click in the image for more) HAPPENING THIS WEEKEND ONLY!! These are not the only deals in the house! First come, first serve! Happy trails!

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Ore Crusher Volunteer Call

April 14, 2013

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May 11th is almost here and it’s time to call ALL volunteers! Please, there’s no event without your help and you made us all  so very proud last year! Please use the link bellow to register as a volunteer!!! https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1v2RaaTggYXZAGr62nMAUqfHGxetZAoXjuAclS7SASCA/viewform?pli=1

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Wednesday Late Evening at Republic – Summer is that you?!

April 3, 2013

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We just got A LOT of 2013 bikes from Scott and Norco amd this is how our Wednesday night looks like:     Come check them out!!!!!   Leah

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SPRING IS JUST AROUND THE CORNER!!!! New hours!

March 12, 2013

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Hello everyone, Are your bikes ready to go yet? …That’s what I thought! As it happens every year, as soon as sun gives us a little sign of life, everyone wants to ride RIGHT NOW and to be sure you can, bring your bike in, in one of the many rainy days and we will […]

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2013 Scott Bicycles Launch – Friday, January 18!

January 16, 2013

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Yes the day after tomorrow! We are extra excited for the 2013 Scott Bicycles line up!! This event is your chance to get the inside scoop on the latest from one of the worlds leading brands.  Scott rep and local legend Kelly “the Dude” Servinski will be on hand to answer all the questions you […]

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Extended Hours until Christmas

December 14, 2012

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Hello all. To be of even better service to you in this panicked festive time of year we are happy to announce we are extending our hours until the big day! Here is a breakdown: Dec 14 OPEN 10-8 Dec 15 OPEN 10-5 Dec 16 OPEN 10-5 Dec 17 OPEN 10-5 Dec 18 OPEN 10-5 Dec 19 OPEN […]

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Nov 30th – 5 pm – Friends and Family Night

November 26, 2012

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Sombrio Cartel latest addition to the Republic

November 23, 2012

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We are very excited to welcome Sombrio to the Republic. Why are we excited about this? Well…where to start? Sombrio is based in Vancouver and understands the unique demands our style of riding, combined with the harsh weather the coast mountains are known for. Other companies come here for their photo shoot…..these guys ARE HERE. […]

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Winter Overhaul Special Now on!

November 23, 2012

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You love your bike. This much we know….does your bike love you? Have you been taking care of it or just thrashing it all season only to leave it hanging in the shed? Show your bike how much you love it by treating it (and you) to our famous Winter Overhaul Special. Your bike will […]

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Lights, lights and more lights!

September 21, 2012

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Hello, Sadly so, seasons are changing again and although we still have this beautiful weather, the days are getting shorter and our roads darker, and therefore we thought would be appropriate to introduce you to our 2012 light selection. We will be happy to help you select a light that will suit your riding and […]

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Clothing, renovations,Grandfondo, Newness, 2012, and the Universe!

September 2, 2012

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Hello hello, Yes, the rumours are right!!!  We have renovated an area of the shop and dedicated it to clothing. Come and check out the new Chromag and Scott clothing! For the girls, I have to say, the colours, design and cut from the Scott jerseys are amazing!! Everything you would ask for in a […]

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Awesomeness!!!!

July 29, 2012

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That’s it! What else do you want?

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Tour viewing update!

July 18, 2012

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We have been enjoying watching the race with everyone in the mornings. As the race enters the final phase we have decided to ramp up our mornings. Here is a rundown of the final few days and what we have planned: Thursday July 19th: Last huge mountain stage. Bacon and pancake breakfast tailgate party style. […]

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Tour de France – Prologue

June 29, 2012

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The Tour de France  starts tomorrow and we are excited to be hosting another year of Tour Viewing. The schedule for this year it’ s here! As we set up the amazing 51″ tv generously lent by Sears Squamish, I though we fill you in with some details about the Tour: Running from Saturday June […]

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It’s almost July and you know what that means…

June 23, 2012

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As we organize another Tour de France viewing 2012, we ask ourselves if you guys are as stoked as we are to be doing this again?! If you don’t know what the heck I am talking about, refer to the photos: Yes, yes, it all started last year, and we intend to follow this new […]

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Quickie about Facebook and such things!

June 6, 2012

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Hey, I have told you before that we’re technologically impaired, being the most recent exhibit of our deficiency our double identity on Facebook. Somehow we ended up with two groups and the one with most member being the wrong one.  So, here we go, please be so kind and migrate to the right group. LIKE […]

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Ore Crusher – After Match!

May 19, 2012

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What an amazing day!!!! Thanks to all the volunteers that made the event happen and go so smooth!! We hope you all enjoyed the music and the event. If you were wondering, who was that amazing band that put you in racing mode, they are the Squamish’s very own Jocelyn Pettit Band. Next time I ‘d […]

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Ore Crusher – UPDATE!!!!

May 11, 2012

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I hope you’re all as stoked as we are about this year’s Ore Crusher. If you’re not yet, you’re about to be…: - Weather:  Forecast calls for sunny sky with 23 degrees. Does it get any better?! - Volunteers: Thank you so much! You’re amazing!!!! We have lots but never enough… If you still want […]

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Full Nelson and Strength in Numbers

May 4, 2012

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What to say?Squamish Rules!!!! On May 5th – TOMORROW – ride  Full Nelson and then go back to Quest to watch Strength in Numbers, doors open at 7pm. Tickets are available at the shop for $15. See you up there!

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Ore Crusher – Republic of Brackendale Nationals 2012

April 20, 2012

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May 12 is the first Hell of a Series Race, the Ore Crusher, also known as the Republic of Brackendale Nationals,  and we hope you and your bike are ready. If not, you’re more than welcome to bring your bike down for a tune and we will try and get you rolling asap. The course: […]

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Tuesday Road Ride is back!

April 13, 2012

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Yes! Starting this coming Tuesday – April 17 -our group road ride is back! Rolling at 6pm from Republic. If you have no idea what I am talking about, what you should know that is a SOCIAL ride, focused on working on pace line, riding with people, and just generally getting out there and having […]

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Spring kick off!!!

April 5, 2012

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Yes, it has been a long winter and we haven’t been updating the website… True. You have all the reasons to complain, but instead, how about you don’t?! We have been working hard in the shop for its betterment and “awesoment” so maybe you could just come down and enjoy with us. And maybe you […]

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The Great Fifteen of MMXI!!!!

January 29, 2012

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I thought would be kind of fun to make a compilations with the pictures of the year; not my favourites, your favourites! These are the pictures that received the most clicks in the last year. Posted with no particular order… If there’s any picture that you think deserved being in The Great Fifteen of MMXI […]

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That time of the year again – Indoor Cycling

January 2, 2012

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Happy 2012 everyone!!!! Hope your holidays were awesome and that you shamelessly filled yourself with all of the goodies of the season!!! If your holidays were as good as mine, then you may feel very merry, but not as fit… Yep, me too! That’s just what happens this time of the year, but that’s alright, […]

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Brackendale singing by the tree

December 20, 2011

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Squamish is amazing! The other day I was making the rounds in some neighbourhood Holiday Open Houses and was informed by more than one person that they’re dressing up Christmasie and  coming on Thursday (22nd) at 7pm  to sing under the Christmas Tree by the shop. How amazing is that?! Buddy, the Elf would have […]

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