The US Natioanal Elite and U23 National Champions ride Focus Cyclocross Bikes. The Focus Mares AX 2.0 Disc Cyclocross bike gives you the chance to ride a cyclocross bike just like the champions ride. The Focus Mares AX 2.0 Disc’s frame shares the same low, slack geometry as the company’s high-end race bikes. The AX 2.0 is an aluminum cyclocross bike with a solid build kit an
You couldn't pick a better time to shop for a new road bike. Today, manufacturers like Trek, Specialized and Felt offer more models than ever in a wider variety of price points. And component companies make an exceptional array of top-notch wheels, brakes and shifting systems that operate like never before. For example, it's possible to get 20-speed drivetrains and wheelsets so light that pedaling is effortless. In fact, there are so many attractive choices today that walking into a charlotte area bike shop can be overwhelming.
Found this great How-To Bike video on riding a wheelie. Wheelies are probably one of tricks to learn if you want to become a better bike handler. This how-to video is done on a road bike, which is much harder than riding a wheelie on a mountain bike.