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Rendering fork and stem useless, method #26: ignore minimum insertion line.
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Another notable used-bike-teardown find: one of them funky reversed forks from days of yore. Anyone who knows terminology for this design wins our favor.
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Today's exciting used-bike-teardown find: a working Bendix Automatic red band 2-speed kickback hub. This marks the beginning of a special project.
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New Bike Buyer Guide

March 28, 2017 | 2 Comments

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 | 1 Comment

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
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Address: 402 Main Ave. Use north door.