News, adventures and rantings

Ore Crusher 2016

The first race of the season is finally here! We want to make sure you will be set up and ready to go when the race starts, so we will be here at 8am tomorrow. See you in the morning! Happy trails!  

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Trail bike of the year – Norco Sight!

From Decline Magazine May 2016 issue: “This year the Sight C7.1 takes the cake as our favourite trail riding bike. The Sight embodies everything we want out of a trail bike, it is light, versatile and doesn’t make us flinch when the going gets rough.” Proudly...

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SSCXWC Victoria 2015

We were so thrilled to have seen so many messages of support from you in our Facebook page and email! We really appreciated that, especially because the reality of the Republic is that we are a bunch of bike geek friends, that get really excited about the events like...

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Tour Neighbourhood Pancake Breakfast

After weeks of amazing racing, Le Tour approaches its final days. However, before anyone can ride to glory on the Champs Elysee, the riders have one more day of gruelling climb. This time, they must endure the iconic Alpe d'Huez (picture above) right after conquering...

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Tour de France Viewing 2015

Another summer, another Tour de France. The Tour started on July 4th and, as it has become tradition, we are here all set up to watch with you. Please join us every morning in July, at 6am, for a cup of coffee from the Bean and some fierce cheering and ranting. Beware...

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Welcome to the new Republic!

The Republic Community is meant to be a place for us to share stories, news, and everything else with you. It is also a place you could send your riding stories, reviews and pictures to. We would love to share your ideas… after all; the Republic is made for the...

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