The Buy Local Cycling team is happy to welcome Ruckus Components as a sponsor in our efforts. Ruckus Components is based in Portland, Oregon and exemplifies the Buy Local spirit by hand laying custom carbon cyclocross, mountain bike, and commuter components in their SE Portland workshop. Ruckus also does custom carbon frame and wheel repairs Read More
Before we welcome in 2010 we need to acknowledge the work that was accomplished in 2009. The Buy Local Cycling Team concept evolved over several months and many conversations. We began with a simple premise: Amazing craftspeople in the region make some pretty cool bike stuff. We've expanded our net a bit and have Read More
About half of our team ventured out to Bend, Oregon this week for the US National Championships of Cyclocross. Team riders scored the following finishes: Sean Kelsey 30th place, Men’s Masters 40-44 Maren Nelson 20th place, Women’s Masters 35-39 Eric Vickers was doing well in his race until a barrier mishap ended his race with Read More
Buy Local team rider Sean Kelsey rode this weekend’s USGP event in Portland, scoring a 7th on Saturday and I would guess about a 12th Sunday (still awaiting results) in the 35+ Masters class. Sean’s also racing next week at the Cyclocross National Championships in Bend, Oregon. My photos from Day 1 and
The Buy Local Cycling team is happy to report that we’ve added Nuun Hydration (out of Seattle, WA) and Northwest Multisports (Corvallis, OR) as sponsors for the team. Nuun is known for their line of electrolyte tablets (no powder) without sugar, calories, or carbohydrates. In a world of overly sugary, bad tasting drink mixes, Nuun Read More
From the time the idea was born for the team — to use local builders and as many local parts as possible, it’s been a long journey putting a team together, making connections with builders and manufacturers, and finally, doing loads of research to try and meet the goals of the team to ride on Read More
You might have spotted our shirts on team members at local events, and on anyone that bought a Salem Short Track Series pass. We're now selling our team shirts to the public for $15 with $5 priority shipping (1-2 day anywhere in the US) here. Proceeds benefit a local school. If you ever wanted to Read More
Ryder Kelsey, born 10/5 at 1:30am, 7.6lbs. The word is Ryder has a full head of hair and CX ready lungs!
Buy Local Cycling's Sean Kelsey raced both the Starcrossed and Rad Racing GP events this past weekend in Seattle, the highlight of which was pulling off a 5th in the Masters 35+ 1-2 class. Congrats, Sean!
Just in time for the LifeSource Salem Short Track Series and our upcoming cyclocross season, the new Buy Local Cycling team kits arrived from Mt. Borah’s custom division. The design is by Naz Hamid at Weightshift.