We all know that riding your bike or cycling has diverse and far-reaching benefits. Whether it be physical exercise, stress relief, or fostering social connections with others, cycling can bring an array of positivity into life. Not to mention the benefits it has on the earth and the people around us.
With a large number of the 2020 spring races postponed due to the pandemic, comforting news has arrived that the 2021 edition of the Amsel Gold Race is set to take place April 18, starting in Valkenburg, Netherlands.
Cycling is both a practical mode of transportation and adventurous physical activity. No matter your style or riding preference, finding a reliable local bike shop that helps keep you on the trails and roads is imperative.
At Thread + Spoke, our Bike Wars collection is a nod to this iconic series and band of unforgettable characters. As cycling and sci-fi fanatics, we hope that you, like us, enjoy seeing these familiar faces switching their ships, bikes, and hover crafts for some more traditional wheels.
While bicycles and art denote diversely different things depending on the experience and mindset of the participant, they both tap into what seems to be universal feelings of escapism, flow, individualism, mindfulness, and the ability to appreciate the beauty in the world around us.
Explore Thread + Spoke reviews on some of our favorite women-specific and unisex city cruisers, gravel bikes, mountain bikes, road and e-bike options along with some feedback on performance, price, comfort, handling, and looks.
At Thread + Spoke we firmly believe in and advocate for inclusive acceptance, especially in cycling. As a go-to destination for creatives and cyclists alike, our artists have ingeniously brought this pertinent and profound idea to life. Explore our newly released “A woman needs a man like a fish needs a bicycle” t-shirt or any other of our collections today.
One of the most exciting Spring Classic races following the Strade Bianche and Tour of Flanders is Paris-Roubaix. Coined ‘Hell of the North’, this murderous one-day race starts in the Paris area and finishes in Roubaix near the Belgium border.