October 20, 2014

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Product Of The Week - Slime Tubes & Sealant

We all know how fast a thorn can halt a great ride, and it seems they pop up at the most inopportune moments.  Some of us go out and buy high end tires with kevlar beads, and other features in hopes that thorns will learn their place, but even the best tires are still susceptible.  The Slime company knows this all too well, and decided to do something about it.  Slime is the biggest name in tire sealants, and has been savings countless riders in over 80 countries from frustration for years.  

                                                                                                                           

Whether you get pre-slimed tubes, or seal your own, this stuff really works.  These tubes can seal punctures up to 3mm for up to two years.  That means your days of pulling a tiny thorn out of a flat tire are all but over for good.  The best thing is, you don't even need to buy new tubes, just get a bottle of the sealant and get started on your flat free road today!

To let you try the amazing Slime family of products yourself, we are offering 25% off all slime products this week.  Just use code "SLIME" at checkout to save on these incredible products.

Check out our whole selection of Slime product here:  http://giantnerd.com/search?type=product&q=slime

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October 07, 2014

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Product Of The Week - Shimano UNZEN 10L Pack

During a long ride on the trail or mountain, you need to stay hydrated to perform your best.  Sometimes a water bottle or two just isn't enough to quench your thirst, this is where hydration packs come in.  Featuring a 3L bladder, and all the storage you need for your ride, the compact Shimano UNZEN 10L is the perfect ride companion.  

Some riders find hydration packs to be bulky or cumbersome, but Shimano solved these problems, making the UNZEN the premier cycling hydration pack.  This pack is ergonomically designed to cling to your back, and the strap storage pockets make the days of flapping straps a thing of the past.  With an X-shaped harness system and an internally adjustable back harness, you get maximum adjustability and comfort with ease.  This pack features a stretchy fabric for maximum efficiency, and has a specific holder for you pump, tubes, and multi-tool.  On the new UNZEN pack, Shimano really did think of everything.

                                                                                   

If the UNZEN 10L sounds like the perfect addition to your cycling arsenal, we have a special offer for you.  This week, we are offering this incredible pack for only $75!  Just add the UNZEN 10L to your cart and use code "UNZEN" at checkout to save.  

To learn more about this amazing pack, click here:  http://giantnerd.com/collections/accessories/products/shimano-unzen-10l

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October 02, 2014

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Check This Out!

Ever feel like you hit a plateau in your riding?  We have all been there, and sometime you just need a little bit of awesomeness to motivate you to push it a little harder.  Check out this video and see if you are not reaching for the mountain bike afterwards.

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September 29, 2014

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Product of the Week - P.R.O. DIGI 5IVE WIRELESS CYCLE COMPUTER

One of the best and easiest ways to improve your riding, is to know how you're performing.  Once you know some basic information like your average speeds, current speed, and miles traveled, you can start to figure out where you are losing time.  This information can be invaluable for the racer, the commuter, and the weekend warrior alike, and can really give you a leg up on the competition.  The problem is, most cycling computers are $100s and so confusing you need to read a dictionary size manual to understand how to use it.  All this does is confuse you and keep you distracted during your riding.  If you are a cyclist who wants the information they need, and none of the other bells and whistles, Shimano has answered your call.

The Shimano P.R.O. Digi 5ive Wireless Cycle Computer give you just what you need on a ride and nothing more.  If you are someone who wants to know barometric pressure, elevations, kilowatts of energy produced, and scroll through an endless list of information during your ride, there are plenty of cycling computers out there for you.  For those who want to focus on their riding and know what they need to make themselves better cyclists, the sensible solution is a 5 function, one button system.  By providing everything you need and nothing you don't, Shimano has simplified the whole process and let's you get back to what you love, riding.  

                                                                             

To let riders try this awesome piece of useful technology, we are offering a special 25% off price this week only.  That's right, we are offering the P.R.O. Digi 5ive for only $37.49!  Just type in code "COMPUTER" at checkout to receive your discount today.  So, if you are tired of gimmicky cycling computers, check out the P.R.O. Digi 5ive.

Click here to learn more about the Shimano P.R.O. Digi 5ive Wireless Cycle Computer

Use Code "COMPUTER" at checkout to save today!

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September 22, 2014

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Product Of The Week - Sunlite 95mm Multi-Fit Adjustable Stem

Every individual's body is a little different, so why should we all have to have the exact same stem settings?  Now we don't thanks to the Sunlite 95mm Multi-Fit Adjustable Stem.  As riders get older or sustain injury, sometimes they need a little more flexibility in the geometry of their bikes.  This stem allows you to choose your perfect stem angle, from 0° to 60°, making riding more comfortable and personalized than ever.  

 

                                                                                              

 

Now, to make this level of adjustability available to all riders, Giantnerd is offering 25% off the Sunlite 95mm Multi-Fit Adjustable Stem.  That's right, you can customize your ride for only $22.49!  Just use code "STEM" at checkout to save.  So, if back pain and discomfort has let your bike collect dust, it is time to reclaim your glory and hit the trail.  

To learn more about the click here: http://giantnerd.com/products/sunlite-95mm-multi-fit-adjustable-stem

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September 15, 2014

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PRODUCT OF THE WEEK - SKS DIAGO PRESTA VALVE MINI-PUMP

Flat tires happen to the best of us, and can deflate your ride in no time.  This is why prepared cyclists always carry extra tubes and a bike pump.  Having the necessary supplies can make the difference between walking your bike home and continuing your epic ride, so stay prepared.  The SKS Diago Pump offers cyclists a lightweight, high performance pump that is there is your time of need.

With an easy to use Presta valve, the SKS Diago Pump is optimized for road biking, but works great on the mountain as well.  With the power to pump up to 144psi, this pump will handle any flat tire situation you can throw at it.  With a high quality composite material, this aero pump weighs in at a mere 109 grams, and comes with a bike mounting kit.  Giantnerd is helping you get the gear you need this week, by offer 25% off this great pump.  Just use code DIAGO at checkout to get this pump for only $18.74.  Stay prepared and keep on riding with the SKS Diago Pump.

 

For more information on the SKS Diago Pump click here: http://giantnerd.com/collections/accessories/products/sks-diago-presta-valve-mini-pump

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September 09, 2014

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Product Of The Week - Shimano R550 Pedals

The more we ride, while logging mile after mile on our bikes, the more we get concerned with speed and efficiency.  When most riders start out they use traditional platform pedals or the cumbersome and annoying toe clip pedals, only to find they are not getting the performance and speed they crave.  For riders looking to get more out of every pedal stroke, clipless is really the only option. Those of us who have been introduced to this game changer have never looked back, and with good reason. Not only do clipless pedals increase speed, control, efficiency, and overall awesomeness, they also give your legs a more rounded workout, which will increase your endurance.  

A lot of new riders are scared to make the switch unfortunately, and are missing out of a better ride.  Some riders who haven't made the switch are nervous about being clipped into the bike, and others are worried about the added cost of pedals and shoes.  Luckily the the Shimano R550 has taken care of both of these concerns.  With an easily adjustable tension setting, allowing riders to make it easier than ever to clip in and out, and an unbeatable price point for the technology, there has never been a better time to go clipless.

                                                                             

We are taking 30% off this incredible pedal set all week long, making it an unbelievable $69.99!  The R550 weighs in at a mere 330 grams for the pair, and features top level technologies at a fraction of the cost of Ultegra and Dura Ace.  Check the R550 out for yourself, and see what you have been missing.

To save $30 off your pedals, use code "550" at checkout.  

To learn more about the R550 click here.

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August 20, 2014

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Product Of the Week - PLANET BIKE SPOK LED LIGHT SET

Whether you commuting or just riding around town, staying visible is one of the most important things you can do to stay safe.  We have all seen riders fly by at night wearing all black, with no lights on their bikes at all.  Riders not being properly lit up at dusk and night is one of the largest and most avoidable causes of accidents.  For this reason, we chose the Plant Bike Spok Led Light Set for our featured product this week.  

                                                             

The Spok Led Set provides both a headlight and taillight for your ride with minimal size and weight.  These lights are small, bright, and will keep you visible to cars and other riders.  This week, we are taking an extra 25% off these lights, so you can outfit your bike for only $18.74!  Just use code LIGHTS at checkout to save.  Until next time, have fun riding and stay safe.

 

Chris S.

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August 06, 2014

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Product of the Week – Finish Line Bike Lube

You wouldn't ride your car around for the entire year without changing your oil, so why would you do that to your bike?  Keeping your chain clean and lubricated is essential to keeping your ride smooth and quite.  That’s why we carry premium Finish Line lubricant in both wet and dry. 

                                                                                                 

The wet is for lubricant keeps your chain running smoothly and repels water, preventing rust.  The dry chain lube is for extreme conditions, and leaves a wax like film on the chain for long lasting rust prevention.  For the avid rider or commuter, chain lube is a must, which is why we are giving you 25% off Finish Line Bike Lube all week long.  Just use code LUBE at checkout to get a bottle for only $6.74.  Until next time have fun riding!

Chris

Interested in learning more about bike lubricants?  Click The Link Below

http://www.finishlineusa.com/

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July 29, 2014

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Product of the Week

Grip tape looking grimy after tons of miles?  We got you covered!  We carry premium Lizard Skin DuraSoft Polymer Bar Tape to make your handlebars more comfortable and stylish than ever before.  Lizard Skins tape is extra soft, durable, and grips better than almost any other tape on the market.  This tape grips great and increases shock absorption, for a more your most comfortable ride ever.

                                                                                        

Need new tape but not sure how to do it yourself?  Check out this great video on Lizard Skins bar tape installation – Click Here

Chris

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