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  1. America’s Best Bike Shops 2016

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    Best Bike Shop 2016

      There are approximately 4,000 bike shops in the United States and fewer than 300 were honored with the prestigious title of “America’s Best.” We’re proud to announce that Splendid Cycles is honored again this year as one of the … Continue reading

  2. The Many Benefits of Family Bikes

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    We just marked another Labor Day and all around the US families are settling into another school year. Homework, Halloween, and sack lunches have replaced sprinklers, ice cream, and day camp as the seasonal family priorities. There’s a noticeable snap … Continue reading

  3. It’s a skill, it’s an art.

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    There’s a palpable grace demonstrated by hands that love what they do. Witness these hands that have not enough fingers to count, even in multiples of ten, how many times this task has been performed. Habit and ritual and muscular … Continue reading

  4. Game-changers


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      Ah, what a handsome trio of Bullitt cargo bikes! What all three of these bikes have in common is that they’re heading to new homes where they’ll help transform three family’s lifestyles with their car-replacement potential. Besides all being … Continue reading

  5. An Ode to Bicycling Families


    A couple of family-biking kids and some of their supportive community on a bird watching excursion.

    It’s been an interesting year. Here at Splendid Cycles it’s been a great year. But, elsewhere in Oregon and the world there have been some tough days and weeks, with natural disasters and incredibly sad news of hatred, intolerance,  and … Continue reading