Thursday, November 26, 2009

Single Track in Sioux Falls

After more than a year The Falls Area Singletrack (FAST) project at Leaders Park is just about out of the incubator. The City's Parks Board approved our proposal and agreed to let it go to the neighborhood for public input.

The Parks Department has a website for the project as well.

Last week FAST held an informational meeting for interested people. I had my usual "what if you throw a party and nobody comes?" anxiety and the bike community showed up with five times my minimum expectation.

Be sure to click on the links to find more information. Especially the one to the FAST Blog. There you will find more information about the project and fundraisers.


Sunday, November 22, 2009

No Impact Man

The MinusCar Project and the Sioux Falls Green Project present The No Impact Man Holiday Screening Spectacular. Tuesday December 8th, 7:00pm, Augustana College, Gilbert Science Center, Room 100 (pdf map)


Friday, October 30, 2009

Thursday Night Spin

Don’t give up on your cycling this winter. Let Spoke-N-Sport help keep you active. All you need to do is bring down your bike and your trainer. If you don’t have one or want to see how one works, give Kyle a call and he can set you up with one of our loaner trainers. We will provide a towel for you but don’t forget to bring a bottle.

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Thank you!

Congratulations Sioux Falls!

Today the City of Sioux Falls(pdf) was awarded recognition as a Bicycle Friendly Community by the League of American Bicyclists. Spoke-N-Sport is very proud to have been part of this process. We are also very proud of all of YOU that took time out of your busy schedule to help with this process. Things like this do not happen overnight. There are lots of meetings, phone calls, and encourage words that need to happen for projects like this to move forward. THANK YOU!!!

Time to Celebrate

Spoke-n-Sport wants to thank you for all your hard work. We can't bake a cake to thank you so from now till Saturday night come on in and check out the amazing specials. Not only are there great prices, there are also lots of odds and ends closeouts from last year. We are also offering 6 Months No Payments No Interest. See some of the specials below.

15% off ALL Bikes

15% off all in stock bikes. Take an additional 15% off all previously clearance priced bikes. These specials don't come around that often. Buy now for spring.

20% off ALL Accessories

20% off all in stock accessories. Take an additional 20% off all previously clearance priced accessories. Use 6 Months No Payments No Interest to get it now for spring!

1/2 off ALL Tune Ups

Get your bike cleaned up and ready for those beautiful fall days for as low as $29.99. Beat the spring rush and have your bike ready for the summer.

All offers good through Saturday October 24th, 2009 at closing time. Offer is available for in stock merchandise only.

Sunday, October 18, 2009

Inner Tube Ball

Is this what we need to do in the off season?
Credit to Dan from Salem Cycle


Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Cannondale Wins at KONA

CANNONADLE WINS KONA 2009: Chrissie Wellington, aboard her Cannondale Slice, captured her third straight Ironman World Championship and a course record time of 8:54:03. Just as impressive were Cannondale's other triathletes Mirinda Carfrae, Sandra Wallenhorst, Ronnie Schildknecht and Miki Weiss, all with blazing bike times and incredible efforts! Read more >

Cannondale triathletes compete, win, and set records aboard the Cannondale Slice featuring the best stiffness-to-weight ratio in the industry S.A.V.E. tube shapings that soak up road buzz and leave you fresher for the run.When winning is the only option, it has to be the Cannondale Slice.

Saturday, October 10, 2009

One Hour Record

The day after setting a new Masters World Hour Record at the Home Depot Center velodrome in Carson, CA, Giant Bicycle Inside Sales Representative Keith Ketterer (“KK”) said he was, “a little sore, but totally psyched…and so glad it’s done!” KK set a new World Hour Record in the 50-54 age group, riding 45.386 kilometers – that’s 28.2015 miles – in one hour. The old record was 44.890 kilometers, or 27.8933 miles.

He did it on a 2010 Giant Omnium track bicycle frame constructed from Giant’s ALUXX-SL Grade aluminum and featuring Giant’s Advanced-Grade Composite fork with a full-composite steerer tube. All the components on the bike are from various manufacturers who spec parts on Giant bicycles. “I wanted to involve as many current team sponsors and Giant spec partners as possible, and we succeeded in that,” he said. “In short, my hour bike is an amazing rig. Go to my blog ( and you’ll find a shot of the bike with all the spec details.”

The 53-year old has worked at Giant for almost nine years, and has been named “Inside Sales Rep of the Year” multiple times due to his success at selling the Giant brand. Still, he finds the time to train and compete; he credits Giant and his co-workers with his latest success. “This is Giant’s record as well as mine,” he said. “I burned through all my vacation time training for this, my colleagues on the sales staff filled in for me countless times. This is for Giant as much as for me.”