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What we're excited about: Spring cycling!

Posted by Jessica Blomstrom on

Spring is around the corner, as are some of the greenest, rolliest, gnarliest and bestest road and mountain biking you could hope for. Heck, even the corner store is a destination worth pedaling to with the right equipment. And we so have the right equipment. Like the very latest from... SCOTT BIKES Our newest bike brand brings you Swiss precision and versatility at prices that don’t require a numbered bank account in Zurich. We’ve got their fast, smooth-riding road models in both competition and endurance geometry, with quick-stopping disc brakes, as well as the highly aerodynamic and adjustable Plasma tri...

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2017 Ski Week Packing List!

Posted by Jessica Blomstrom on

Whether you're going for President's Day or kickin' it in Tahoe all week long, we've done the thinking for you. 'Cause honestly, your brain is too important for things like packing lists. We're gonna drop some knowledge on you real quick: If you're renting your snow apparel with us, book online and select Ship-To-Home - we can ship 'em to your lodge, or wherever you're staying. Different goggle lenses are good for different weather conditions. Yellow lenses are good for snowy days, and UVA/UVB lenses are for sunny days. Pack accordingly! Speaking of which, weather conditions change a LOT - make sure you're dressing...

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Bike to Work Day is May 12!

Posted by Jessica Blomstrom on

Get ready for your yearly excuse to jump on your bike and commit to a healthier commute and/or terrify your coworkers by herding them into an uncomfortably tight peloton during the commute. However comfortable you are on the saddle, Bike to Work Day is Thursday, May 12, and you're gonna get what's comin' to you. Just to be clear, what's comin' to you is a lot of really excellent stuff!  Stop by an energizer station on your way into work and pick up a schwag bag filled with coupons (including one for a free water bottle from yours truly), stickers, munchies and more, all packed...

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Get ready for the 1st ever Basement Basement Sale!

Posted by Aaron Schweifler on

Here are some important reminders for this weekend: 8am to 11am = Basementeers only. We'll check IDs at the door. You can sign up to become a Basementeer at any Sports Basement or the morning of the event. Just $25 for a lifetime of benefits. Learn more. Make sure you have your Eventbrite ticket/RSVP on your phone or printed out The entrance to the sale will be on Florida St. at the entrance to our parking garage (no entry via the store) Please be prepared for a potentially long line inititally - this event is popular! The sale is in our basement/garage so...

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Spring is here, and so are the bike deals

Posted by Jessica Blomstrom on

Did you know that Sports Basement is Cannondale's #1 North American retailer! It's true! Anyway that's not why you're reading this, are you? You're here because you heard that Cannondale and Felt are offering some incredibly good deals on their 2016 bikes right now, and you wanna find out more! Never fear, we got you covered. Cannondale's Spring Training deal is kinda especially awesome. It's huge, covers a ton of models, and when you register your new bike by April 10 you'll get automatically entered to win a custom kit and accessories from Sugoi and Fabric (and Cannondale, obviously). Here's...

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