Every year in late September, it's time for Interbike which is, for now, still the most important bicycle trade show and demo in the USA. For us at GovVelo, it’s a crucial time of year to gain as much product knowledge as possible and get hands-on experience. This year Interbike moved from Las Vegas to Reno / Tahoe. Read More
We're changing our name and thought it would be a great opportunity to start with why, as Simon Sinek so aptly puts it in his book.
MilitaryCyclist.com was built on the foundation of providing members of the armed forces, past and present, with top-notch cycling gear at great prices along with great advice. Over the years we’ve succeeded in this endeavour beyond our wildest dreams.
Danny had the brilliant idea that we should kick off the wall and swim freestyle to the other side of the pool. This is where my lofty self-image of swimming grandeur crashed back to earth. If you remember back to my last post, I had swum 25 yards before… in a pool… and nearly died. Somehow, I didn’t feel that my bubbles and wall kicks were going to improve things all THAT much. But ok, here we go. Read More
If you’ve paid at least some attention to the news in the world of bikes, you’ve probably heard about e-bikes. What started out primarily as a technology only found in commuter or urban bikes, has spread to just about every category, including mountain bikes. Read on for our take on an ever growing segment of the cycling world. Read More
The variety of saddle bags and tools to fill them with are abundant, and that’s putting it mildly. The problem is, most of us put tools in there without ever really thinking about what we truly need. We lug around stuff we don’t need, or worse, the wrong tools. Even worse than that is tools that don’t hold up (maybe that was the reason the CO2 inflator was in the clearance bin for $0.99?). Read More
In my first blog post, we established I hate water and swimming. Now, you might be wondering how I got from there to aspiring to compete in an Ironman?
See, I married a man who loves terrible sports. Road and mountain biking, skiing, and you guessed it, swimming.
My journey does not start with the day I set out to complete an Ironman 70.3. As the saying goes, misery loves company. Rather, I think it starts with all of the reasons I would NEVER train for, nor complete an Ironman. So come, bring your underutilized schadenfreude, and be my company as I attempt to do the thing that I swore I wouldn’t do. Read More
Roughly four short years ago Daniel and Kati began the journey of creating an online bike shop aimed to give military personnel a hometown bike shop, even when they aren't in their hometown. Read on to learn more about the history of the company.