Bike fitting is critically important to the enjoyment of our beautiful sport. Despite having become widely accepted, to a lot of cyclists, particularly new ones, bike fitting is pretty much a mystery. Costs are widely ranging, technology and tools differ from one fitter to the next and they all claim to be the best. How … More The Best Bike Fit? Smoke and Mirrors and the World of Bike Fit.
We know cycling has some inherent dangers and probability tells us if we ride a lot, we will fall from time to time. Math is math. We also know that a great deal of effort goes into protecting cyclists and other athletes from head injuries. Most if not all of us have had a fall and a bump … More Bicycle Helmets and Your Safety
It’s no secret we’re huge fans of Assos and have been since way before Bespoke was even open. Assos simply pushes the limits in every way… sometimes price but the truth is, the quality and performance of the product is far better than anything else in the industry. Assos shorts have been unbeatable for decades … More Assos | Bespoke Jersey
How do we safely get from a pile of tubing to the perfect ride? There’s a lot that goes into and we let the builders do most of it but it all starts here at Bespoke. Aside from fit, we need to figure out what you like, what you need and we need to … More Test Riding Bikes
Power meters are not “just for racing”. Any rider with virtually any goal can benefit by using a power meter. Simply put, if you want to be more efficient, go faster, ride farther, climb better, suffer less or simply have a more enjoyable experience… a power meter will net you more gains than any … More The Power of… well, Power.
For the majority of us the 2015-16 cyclocross season has come and gone. If it wasn’t for my still aching and tired legs I’d probably be the first to say that Ive been missing it. This was my first season racing as I had heard the hype for countless years proclaiming cross as the new … More Cyclocross 2015 Recap
Last Saturday October 10, Bespoke Cycles was present at the first CX event in the Super Pro series taking place at Joaquin Miller Park in Oakland. The morning was cool, damp and fogged in providing a stellar backdrop for a CX race. Murphy Mack the creator and director of the Super Pro series, notorious for … More Super Pro CX Joaquin Miller Park Oakland, CA
Fall 2015 Cross Racing with Bespoke Cycles This fall we have diverted from our usual Saturday shop rides to focus more attention on an emerging and exciting scene within American cycling. Cross racing has made its way to the states via Belgium and is officially here to stay. Events are popular among racers and spectators … More Fall 2015 CX Schedule with Bespoke
Mt Tam Hill Climb! 12 miles, 2,000 feet The 52nd Annual Mt Tam Hill Climb is on Saturday, September 12th. Might be the biggest yet, sponsored by Bespoke Cycles, Ornot, Jane on Fillmore, and Crooked Beak Cycling. Local riding clubs Early Bird Women’s Racing, SF Cycle Club, Mission Cycling, and Golden Gate Velo are … More 52nd Annual Mt Tam Hill Climb
Choosing to engage in the process of having a custom bike built is rewarding on so many different levels. Sitting here this Tuesday morning drinking a fresh cup of coffee I am reminded of just how lucky we are to get to take part in this process on a daily basis. We are … More The Process