It may still be chilly, but there’s certainly a hint of spring in the air. What better time than spring to hit the road with some new wheels? I’m not talking about a car (although I suppose that would be nice, too) – I’m talking about a bike! Right now bike shops and outdoor gear suppliers are having some great sales, and you can take advantage of this opportunity to get a deal on a new bike, those parts you’ve been needing, helmets (safety first!), and new biking apparel.
That’s right, you read it correctly. Right now, you can snag a brand-new bicycle for less than $500 at Nashbar.com. In fact, their closeout bikes are discounted up to 72%. These include brands like GT, Diamondback, and Fuji. Even if you’re not looking to buy a new bicycle, Nashbar has lots of other good deals. If you dig around in the Bargain Bin section, you can save up to 80% on helmets, apparel, and bike parts.
Some of us are casual bikers – a Saturday morning ride here, a commute to work there. And then there are the real bikers, who ride in the mountains or compete in triathlons. If you consider yourself more of a hardcore biker, then Backcountry.com is a good place to shop. They have biking gear for triathletes, road and mountain bikes, and high performance biking clothes and shoes. Right now, you can grab a coupon to take 20% off one regular-priced item, plus you’ll get free shipping if you spend $50 or more.
Have you ever really treated yourself to something, and then noticed what a difference it made? Personally, I recently treated myself to finally getting a good rain jacket for biking, and now I don’t have to dread my commute every time it rains. Sometimes treating yourself to something nice costs a lot, but right now at Performance Bike you can get yourself some Performance brand biking apparel for 50% off the regular price. This clothing is made to keep you dry and comfortable on your bike, whether you’re biking a few miles to work or going on a half-century ride. If you’re in the market for a new bike, Performance Bike is also having a sale on all bikes, so you could snag a new one for $500-$2,000 off the regular price.
These longer and warmer days are just an invitation to spend more time outside and get active. Personally, I can’t wait to be cruising along and feeling the warm springtime wind through my hair.