We're still closed to the public for in store purchases but are shipping parts usually same or next day. If you'd like to pick up your order here, select "Pick it up at Rivendell" and give us a ring when you're 20 minutes out. Operators are standing by to help with bike and frame purchases, although those may take awhile to ship.
Commuter Bike Overkill - I like practical bikes, like commuting bikes and all, but I don't buy into the neeeeed for every possible commutabell & whistle on "commute bikes."
Crotch Pads - When they’re part of the pants, you have to wash your pants too frequently. Underwear should be removable, separate...
Do bar tape this way? - It’s surprising that this doesn’t come up more often, or doesn’t happen more often. Wrapping the left side of the bar differently, with a different color or even kind of tape
Do you need a crotch pad, even? - That’s not the same as asking, “Do you want to be comfortable down there?” Padding helps when you have sores you’re trying to cushion, and when your saddle is uncomfortable
Why the Long Stays? (Chainstay Length) - This was an article Grant wrote in June 2015 explaining our shift to longer chainstays. ----- If they’re not longer, they’re wronger The “they” is chainstays
About Rivendell Bicycle Works
World-beatin' lugged steel bicycles & all the great stuff you'll need to build, accessorize & ride them. In Walnut Creek, California since 1994.
Hours: Open Monday through Friday 9-3 Pacific Time.