Oregon local bike team

Bikes and Gear

Corsa Concepts 98ATR wheelset

11/10/2010

A couple weeks ago I got a custom set of tubular rims (custom sticker colors plus green Chris King hubs) from our sponsor Corsa Concepts (with special edition Molly Cameron FMB tires mounted by Molly's Veloshop). I got to race on them twice in a single weekend, doing the EZ Orchards race in Salem as well as Read More

New Edge Composites Fork/Wheels

05/12/2010

I just got my new Edge Composites cx fork back from the painters to finally complete my DeSalvo Ti race bike. I also picked up a set of Edge 45 rims (also handmade in Utah, like the forks) and paired them with Chris King green hubs, all built up by Veloshop.

Showers Pass team wear arrived

03/29/2010

Here in the Pacific Northwest, we've had a mild winter but the spring has turned wet, windy, and mean. Lucky for us, our first team shipment of custom silkscreened gear arrived from Showers Pass. Above is my own Softshell Trainer with our logo on the back. It's a great mid-weight jacket for a wide range Read More

Buy Local Cycling Welcomes Showers Pass

01/25/2010

The Buy Local Cycling team is happy to report that we've partnered with Showers Pass, a Portland, OR based technical outdoor clothing company. Showers Pass is best known for their incredibly functional and durable rain weather gear. Although their products are made outside of the US, Shower Pass has a pretty cool philosophy and business Read More

New page launched for a directory of vendors

01/22/2010

Thanks to team member Tim Schallberger’s work and research, we’ve begun assembling a list of vendors, companies, and resources related to cycling products and services with a local angle. Most listed items are produced in Oregon, or the US, and/or owned by local businesses. In assembling each of our team bikes we’ve spent a great Read More

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