Well,we got some more rain and some of it was even on a Monday. Hopefully we'll get enough this month to help with the drought situation. The rest of the week looks sunny with Saturday partly cloudy and Sunday cloudy, but no rain.
Didn't get to ride much last week but did manage to get out for a short ride near home. The shot here is looking over my neighborhood from the end of Old Santa Cruz Hwy. Loma Prieta summit in the background on the right.
15% off to eligible customers on any Easton Cycling products. Mountain & road wheels, stems, bars, seatposts, etc. All 2015 wheels are now tubeless-capable and wider rim widths. Other great deals available, including competitive price matches on the new EC90 Aero 55 full-carbon clinchers or tubulars. Remember: Buying wheels from me means you don't have to return them to the factory or take them to a LBS for service, I pick them up and bring them back, quick! Plus, I have loaner wheels!
I can now accept credit card payments on my silly phone using Intuit Payment Services. It's much better for me than PayPal and hopefully a convenient option for you. Of course, as always, PayPal, check, or cash are always welcome, too.
My online Parts Express store is coming along with more new items added this week. Again, the goal is to list parts & accessories that I have on-hand and that can be delivered to you very quickly. Didn't get everything uploaded yet but I'm working on it. Don't forget to checkout My eBay Collection. Buy any listed item directly through me (no eBay transaction) and save on shipping charges, I'll deliver to you free.
This shot is a cool road called More Ave, which I'd actually never ridden. It was quite a cool road and a very nice area for hill repeats, etc. Also a cool ride route if you know where to go (Strava).
I know most of you don't service your own bikes but hopefully you'll order tubes, tires, and other items from me. I'll deliver free or install on your bike when I service it. Those of you who do a fair amount of your own service work can browse and order items that I will deliver much more quickly than you could otherwise get from another online retailer. Of course, I don't have the selection that you'd find on other sites, but it does show what I have on-hand and available much faster and more convenient than the alternatives out there. The site currently allows you to order online and pay via PayPal instantly or via an invoice (pay me later).
I also know most of you order online or shop via LBS's for tubes, tires, etc. My hope is to make it easier and cheaper to get that sort of stuff from me. I can also ship to you via USPS. If you want things shipped, don't pay via PayPal and I'll invoice you upon shipment, local Priority Mail is ~$6.00. Prices shown are retail. When you create an account I'll update your discount level. All active customers get a minimum of 5% off prices shown, which will show up after you log in and add items to your shopping cart. Local delivery will be same-day or next day. I also try to carry tubes and other similar items in my vehicles.
The Parts Express store is kinda clunky right now but if it gains traction I'll improve as necessary. Please give it a look and let me know what you think. Parts Express Some of you already have accounts on the site so just log in or request a password reset if you don't recall. Your user name is the email address you used to create the account. Doing so will also allow you to update your service profile and contact information.
If you don't see what you want, browse my suppliers below and I'll order it:
Cane Creek | Smartbikeparts.com | BTI/USA | Hawley USA | J&B Importers | Hawk Racing | iBike Sports
Velocity Wheels | Easton Cysing Products | Wahoo Fitness | SeaSucker | IceToolz
Wahoo KICKR's seem to be back in stock so lead-time is back to normal, about 7 days. I can't justify spending that much money on a trainer, but they are pretty awesome for those who have real jobs and can't get out to ride. You can go buy one locally or online but buying from me gets you a better price and much better support, of course. MyTeamCar.net is also an authorized Wahoo Fitness dealer. Those of you looking for the latest in indoor trainer technology, the Wahoo KICKR is amazing. I'm placing my usual supplier orders Wednesday late afternoon. Please let me know if you need anything not currently available via Parts Express. I have many items on-hand and I can deliver very quickly. I tend to carry tubes, tires, chains, cassettes, bar tape, bearings, brake pads, and other common consumable items in my vehicles. So that kind of stuff is always available fast. Just let me know what you need or order on my site and I'll get it to you ASAP.REMINDER: If you ever have any issues with your bike after I service it, please call/text/or email me ASAP. I'll find you and get it fixed as quickly as possible. Stuff happens. Part of the value of my service is that you don't have to return your bike or wheels to a shop. I will come to you, no-charge of course.Again, don't forget about my Spot Tune-up Service. This is a cheap and convenient way to keep your bike rolling smoothly and efficiently. I find you and dial-in brake and shift cables and take care of any minor issues that can be resolved onsite. Only $30 and extremely convenient.PLEASE NOTE: MyTeamCar.net customers enjoy competitive pricing from all my suppliers. The list prices shown on my site are not necessarily what you'll pay. If you know that the price is higher than your local dealer or favorite online retailer, just shoot me the link and/or let me know. I will match any reputable price out there. I can usually get just about anything. If you need things quickly, just mention the specifics. I can get most things in my hands overnight, next-day, or two-day, it just costs more for shipping. And, yes, you will receive tracking info as soon as I receive it. Okay, shut-up and ride!