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Plan ahead for your 4th of July rides! We will be closed July 3-5th for some organization days. ... See MoreSee Less

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Some folks are working on creating community bike rides, to add to the once-a-month Critical Mass ones.

The first one is this Sunday June 25.

Meet at Bluestem Bicycles at 2 pm to bike to Good Roots Farm and Gardens which is 1.5 miles north of 14 Bypass on Medary.

Good Roots is having an open house . Come and see the renovated 90-year old barn, gardens, wood-fired pizza oven, aronia fields & organically grown veggies.

Refreshments will be served.
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Good Roots Group Ride

June 25, 2017, 2:00pm - June 25, 2017, 7:00pm

Some folks are working on creating community bike rides, to add to the once-a-month Critical Mass ones. The first one is this Sunday June 25. Meet at Bluestem Bicycles at 2 pm to bike to Good Roots ...

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Need to have your bike looked at? Mystery squeak or funky gear changes got you down? Never fear! Stop by our booth at the Bike and Kite festival for a free diagnostic. ... See MoreSee Less

2017 Brookings Kite & Bike Festival

June 24, 2017, 12:00pm - June 25, 2017, 4:00pm

Fun for the entire family. Whether you bike over, walk or drive, there will be huge show kites to see in action. Bring your own kites or purchase one there from Donovon's Hobby Center. Back by popular...

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New Bike Buyer Guide

March 28, 2017 | 1 Comment

Spring is here, and so is a slew of questions about how to purchase a new bike. You might be starting biking again after a long hiatus, or looking for an upgrade. Whatever situation you’re in, we’re here to walk you through the process. Here is a quick step-by-step guide to choosing the best bike…

Bike Brands at Bluestem

March 28, 2017 | 1 Comment

For those curious about options, here is a list of complete bikes that we carry, and brands that we are capable of ordering. In-store brands: Fairdale – Modern bikes with utility, designed in TX. Range of prices from $470-$1200+. Framed – Plus-sized and fat bikes designed in MN. Prices from $800 Linus – Classic city bikes designed…

Bike Skills Clinics Coming Up!

March 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

Our next hands-on bike clinics are coming up fast! We continue on our mission to make bike knowledge accessible for all with our brand-spankin’-new skills series. Join us for any of the following:   March 23 – Brakes and Derailleurs 101. Learn the basics about the most mysterious parts of your bike. What makes your…

Beginner-friendly Service List

February 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

We want bicycling to be approachable for everyone. So I present to you our Plain English Service List – because you shouldn’t have to be a mechanic to hire one. Axle Spacing: The center of your wheel isn’t fitting into the frame the right way. We add little metal things so it does. $15 Basket…

On the Efficiency and Maintenance of Bicycles

January 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

There’s a question I get asked a lot when I tell people how much I ride: “Shouldn’t you be skinnier since you ride your bike so much?” Apparently not. In fact, from a recent Super Science Study Lab Report Google search, I learned that riding bike is the most efficient means of transportation humans have come up…

Bike Legal, Bike Safe

January 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

Biking to work today in the slush-filled streets, I found myself needing to choose between going further right in my lane, or getting off and walking along the curb on Medary Ave to avoid sliding off-balance. Both options seemed less than ideal, but, worried about possibly doing something illegal, I dragged my bike up on the…

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Phone: 605-692-2453
Hours: Monday – 11am-7pm
            Tuesday – 11am-7pm
            Wednesday – Closed
            Thursday – 11am-7pm
            Friday – 11am-7pm
            Saturday – 10am-4pm
            Sunday – 10am-4pm
Address: 402 Main Ave. Use north door. 
 
 
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