While Fruita sees an average of 242 days of sun a year, we do see storms occasionally.

Rain During Your Fruita Biking Trip?

Fruita is a pretty special place. For the most part, the residents have come to expect sunny, clear days a majority of the year (242 days on average). When planning a bike trip to the Western Slope of Colorado, you can almost always expect to have pretty fantastic weather, but sometimes it does rain. Don’t […]

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Mountain bike tires can make a huge difference to the ride of your bike.
Riding at the Lunch Loops in Grand Junction, CO

Last Minute Training Tips for the GJ Off Road

So, you’ve signed up for the Grand Junction Off-Road. Maybe it was a dare from someone else, or maybe it was a bet to yourself, but either way, it’s coming up fast. If this is your first mountain bike race, you are probably freaking out a little bit – I mean, it’s less than two […]

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Riding the road on a bicycle can be a freeing experience

Could Road Riding be Your New Favorite Thing?

Are you wanting to hit the open road and speed around town on a road bike? Maybe it isn’t the speed that drives your desire, but the thought of being more active. Whatever the reason for your interest in road biking, here are some tips for beginners. Choose the RIGHT bike – determine exactly what […]

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Gravel Bikes available at Colorado Backcountry Biker in Fruita, Colorado

Your Gravel Bike Introduction

You might have noticed that we are now organizing a Thursday night “gravel grind” ride. If you’re new to biking or have never heard of a gravel bike, today is your lucky day! We’re going to walk you through what it is, why it is useful, what local rides are great for this type of […]

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The Orbea Rallon is completely at home on the bike trails in Fruita, Colorado

What to Pack for Your Spring Bike Weekend in Fruita

It’s finally spring! While the rest of the country might still have cold weather and snow, Fruita is ready for your bike adventures! With Jeep Week bearing down on Moab, and Fruita’s weather predicted to hit 80 degrees – this is the perfect time to get out here and enjoy your bike. Here’s a list […]

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The Transition Smuggler out on the Fruita, Colorado Trails

The 2019 Transition Smuggler

The Smuggler is out and we’ve got them at the shop. As we do with all new shiny things, we take them for a test ride to see what’s good and how they handle in our backyard. So, let’s see how the Smuggler stacks up. First off are the specs. This bike has 120mm rear […]

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Good grips or bar tape can make a smoother feeling ride for you

Ways to Make Your Bike More Comfortable

Since we just finished telling you all about customizing your bike, let’s move on to comfort. Non-bike riders might tell you that there is no way to make these things “comfortable”, but we know that just isn’t true! We’re going to hit on a few adjustments that will make bike riding better for you! Remember, […]

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Bars, grips, and pedals all in green!

Customize Your Bike

Just because you have the same bike as your friend, doesn’t mean you can’t make it your own. There are so many items that you can easily upgrade to get a custom look and fit that is just for you! Grips – these are an inexpensive way to get the look and feel that is […]

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18 Road Trailhead Sign in Fruita, CO

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