From 1776 until the present day, July 4th has been celebrated as the birth of American independence, with typical festivities ranging from fireworks, parades and concerts to more casual family gatherings and barbecues.
While many American’s hang an American flag from their home, car, or work building, why not celebrate the 4th from your two wheels? You can decorate your bike with bike bells, streamers, and the like; but why note take it a step further and include your bike riding in your holiday festivities? Here’s how!
Celebrate the 4th with a new ride!
Colorado has some of the greatest road bike rides and mountain bike trails in the country. Knowing where and when to ride is half of the trick to enjoyable riding in Colorado. For ride ideas, check out the post, 20 Colorado Front Range Bucket List Rides. If that doesn’t inspire you, maybe this post will: Colorado Summer Vacations: Travelers Guide To Golden, Colorado Mountain Biking.
Celebrate the 4th in style – get some new threads!
This year, the introduction of POC Sports’ 2016 line of cycling gear turned some heads in the biking community. New designs and innovations make the gear an attractive choice for cycling accessories and can even make you a better rider. Aside from the sleek style, the integration of new technology and compatibility adds a new-age touch to POC’s elegant design. For example, separate components of the new 2016 line are designed to work together to make a more enjoyable and hassle-free cycling experience. At Peak Cycles, we have just received all this POC gear and more. Ride in style this 4th with some new cycling apparel.
Celebrate the 4th with the Pro’s!
July marks our favorite bike race – the Tour de France. Pick your favorite routes, cheer for your favorite pro cyclist and stay abreast of what’s going on right from the start with the Tour de France Guide.
Celebrate the 4th by drinking up!
While you might think of the 4th of July as an opportunity to consume adult beverages, we’re actually talking about water and other nutritional products. It’s hot out there folks -hydration and proper fueling for riding is important! Many cyclist have different preferences as to how they prefer to get their fuel while riding – whether that is in nutrition bars, gels, and liquids. Some of our favorite nutritional products for summer are: Oslo nutrition , Scratch Labs, and Honey Stinger products. Stock up now and be ready to roll all month long.
Celebrate the 4th by bike commuting!
Commute to parades and 4th of July outings by bicycle. Along the Front Range, and in particular, our home town of Golden, Colorado, it’s easy to commute by bike. Not only do we have a vast network of well maintained bike paths, but at bikeparts.com, we also have all the road parts and mtb parts, commuter bikes, and cycling accessories to make any bike commute easy and fun! Remember to plan a safe route, make sure your bikes are well maintained, and get out there and have some fun!
As a reminder this 4th of July, our shop BikeParts.com offers a huge selection of road bike parts, mountain bike parts, BMX bike parts and more. If you need it for your bike, then we have it! Because we sell our bicycle parts online, we are able to help customers all over the world – even if you don’t celebrate the 4th. Stop by our Peak Cycles Bicycle Shop in Golden, Colorado to pick up your 4th of July cycling accessories or visit us online at BikeParts.com. Happy 4th of July friends!