News, adventures and rantings

Cycling for the rest of us

If you get to spend a lot of time in a bike shop like I do, you will hear a few things over and over from different mouths. Things like: “I am not a serious rider, I only ride X times a week(month/year)”, “I am not very good, I only ride (insert...

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Bikepacking the Indian Arm

Summer is coming and it’s got me thinking about sleeping under the stars, hiking and heading out on long bike rides in the sunshine. Hiking is one of those things that resets the soul and clears your head, it’s great to set off into the middle of nowhere and enjoy...

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Republic Awards

The first ever Republic Awards happened this week and recognized the best of 2017. It was a glamorous ceremony and the swanky-ness levels were off the charts! The event also counted with the presence of some of the awards namesake; Republic’s most faithful...

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Republic’s New Year Challenge

We were fortunate enough to get the picture perfect white Christmas we’ve dreamed of since we were children. We sang carols around the tree as snow fell from the night sky, sipping on eggnog and sharing laughter together. The 25th rolled around before we knew it, our...

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Trek Bikes at Republic and Demo Day

Republic Bicycles is proud to add Trek to our line up of killer bikes! We are looking forward to getting you rolling in their all 2017 models starting this week. Come check the latest and greatest technology in bikes, designed in the US and proven in Squamish!...

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Republic of Tuesday 2016

Another great year to get out on the road bike with your friends at Republic. In the video below, Eric Goodwin capture a little bit of the entire group at the start, Armand's instructions and then the pace line of the giv'er group. To know more about the Republic of...

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Ore Crusher – The day Of…

The last Ore Crusher was a great one! Darcy Reimer and the wonderful volunteers did a lot of work to endure the race went smoothly. The start in the parking lot of Republic and the Bean Brackendale was festive (photos below) thanks to the Overcomers. The rest of the...

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