Back to School Tune

School is back and your bike might need some minor tweaking to make the ride go smoothly. ¬†Book your service online or drop by our Victoria¬†store.   Oak Bay Bikes looks forward to servicing your bike. We will schedule a time on the day of the appointment so please bring […]


Hood River Oregon

I was lucky enough to spend a sunny scorcher of a weekend in Hood River, Oregon, aboard my Norco Range. The Post Canyon trails are fast, dusty and smooth. The lack of exposed rocks and roots (which I’m so accustomed to here on the island) made the climbs seem much […]


Specialized S-Works Turbo Review

Specialized Tires   In doing some background for this review, I was surprised to learn that Specialized was one of the first North American manufacturers of high-performance road cycling tires. In 1976, after a couple years of importing Italian components into the US, Mike Sinyard recognized a market for quality […]