Andrew Russell’s Review on the Smith Overtake Helmet

What do you look for in a bicycle helmet? Good looks? Ventilation? Speed? Or perhaps its primary purpose….. safety? It seems that in order to go after all of these characteristics, helmet manufacturers have previously had to pursue a give ‘n take relationship with riders….

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Specialized Turbo Allround Tire Review by Andrew Russell

Bio on Andrew Russell – Victoria Wheeler Member      In his second year of riding and racing with the Wheelers, Andrew enjoys riding all types of surfaces and terrain.  Andrew is of the camp that owning too many bikes should never be a concern. …

Smith Helmet Demo Day: Hartland Mountain Bike Park

“Smith Optics introduces the award winning Forefront helmet.   A full-coverage helmet ideal for all-mountain riding or racing, the Forefront’s AEROCORE™ construction featuring Koroyd® creates a low volume helmet with ventilated protection that fully integrates with your sunglasses, goggles, light, or POV camera. Available with…


Andrew Russell’s BC Superweek Recap

OBB Victoria Wheeler Race Team member Andrew Russell tackled the Cat 1/2 races at BC Superweek and has supplied us with a recap.  Thanks ARuss and well done! After the Gas Town whipping on Wednesday night I went into the White Rock criterium Friday evening with…


Canada Day 2015

All our stores will be closed on Canada Day and re-open on Thursday July 2nd. Sorry for any inconvenience!


Up Close with Craig Richey

  Craig Richey has long been a staple in the Victoria cycling scene.  Having raced for Oak Bay Bikes throughout his cycling career and donning the maple leaf as part of our national men’s cyclocross team, we caught up with him to pick his brain on…