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Sharing the road….

While heading back down from Skalkaho/Rye Rd., these chaps wanted us to admire their backsides as they…slooooooowly…walked off to the side of the road.  Very cool indeed and fortunate to have seem these wonderful animals…which I would have missed…..IF I WAS INSIDE.  Put your butt on a saddle and explore because nature won’t come to you. £

By |2020-02-18T15:08:18-07:00February 18th, 2020|26 Fat, Beaver, Bitterroot Cycles, Fatbikes, outside, pedal|Comments Off on Sharing the road….

What would the winter be without gaining a little “Fat?”…..

Hello Cycling Friends!  With Spring right around the corner, we are ready and chomping at the bit to get out and turn some pedals in a little warmer climate and wearing fewer layers…BUT…that’s not quite here yet so keep those thoughts on the back burner.  We, here at the ‘Barn know that some folks like to train indoors during the cold, dark days and nights of Winter but there is something to be said for getting out and braving the cold and snow to pedal around a bit.  There’s something refreshing about breathing in cold winter air….(Unless you enjoy the stale, sweaty air in the pain cave) while exploring some new roads and trails.  If you haven’t tried riding a fat-tired bike, maybe it’s time you do….and that’s where we come in.  We’ve still got fat bikes in stock and would like to get them acquainted with new owners.  We have Trek Farleys and Salsa Mukluks that are ready to get out and find new homes.  We are offering 20% off these bikes for in-stock purchase and pick up only, no shipping.

And if you are already in that Spring mode and looking for a hard tail or full suspension bike, we have a select few Trek Roscoes and Remedys from last season that we need to move as well.  These are also 20% off, in-stock and in-store purchases only, no shipping or internet sales.

Come by and check them out, say “Hello” and warm your feet by the fire.


The Red Barn Crew

By |2020-02-18T14:27:56-07:00February 18th, 2020|26 Fat, 27.5+, 27.5Fat, Farley, Full Suspension, Hardtail, Mukluk, Remedy, Roscoe, Salsa, Trek|Comments Off on What would the winter be without gaining a little “Fat?”…..


Come and look at our fine selection of Red Barn Bicycles logoed merchandise.  Super soft, next level blended T-shirts, Snapback Trucker Style Caps in a rainbow of colors as well as muted earth tones.   Oh wait…there’s more….can koozies in colors that would make a bag of Skittles blush.  And how could you not want to start your day off sipping your favorite morning beverage in anything BUT a RBB logo mug in the ever fashionable black!

But that’s not all: Stainless Water Bottles; Plastic Water Bottles; Cycling Caps, Jerseys and Shorts.  And for those who enjoy the benefits of a lock on grip, we have some custom made aluminum ones in different colors.  A great way to individualize your whip.

Check them out while they’re still here to BE checked out!

By |2020-02-12T14:16:37-07:00February 12th, 2020|red barn gear|Comments Off on Merch

Trek Farley 5 and Farley 7

Did you know we were a Trek dealer, well this past summer it became official and we partnered up with the brand who arguably make the best bikes in the industry. This instantly gave us access to a very wide array of all types of awesome bike; their kids bikes rip and have been very popular, fat and plus sized bikes continue to grow in popularity, their suspension bikes ride smooth and engineered to be plush and efficient. If you already haven’t we recommend that you stop on in for a look, even try one out. We’re stocked for spring.

By |2020-02-05T11:23:47-07:00February 5th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Trek Farley 5 and Farley 7

Above the inversion

Sunday morning, Upper Rd. South on the way to Tin Cup Overlook.

By |2019-01-17T15:32:13-07:00January 17th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Above the inversion

Fatbike Grooming Status

Spring is starting to sprunging ! Soft conditions in the day…ride early or late. Or get high !

Skalkaho Pass-  3-13-19

Skalkaho Rye (Daly Creek)- 3-7-19  Bladed on the 15th…Fatbike conditions unknown

Lost Horse Road- 3-14-19

Como Lake Trail North/South- no reports

Como X Country Ski Trails- 3-15-19  soft spring conditions, get it in the A.M.

Shannon Ridge- 3-11-19

Gibbons Pass- Groomed to Gibbons Pass 3-14-19

Trail Creek Groomed 3-14-19

Hogans Run- 3-13-19

Sunshine- 3-14-19

By |2019-03-15T10:06:56-06:00January 17th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Fatbike Grooming Status

Shannon Ridge

Caelen ripping on those sweet Shannon Ridge Trails.

Lake Como area is such a gem with numerous trails in the area. Need some help locating good places to ride ?? Stop on in for trail information, directions and advise.

By |2018-09-13T11:52:57-06:00September 13th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Shannon Ridge

Used MTBs still looking for a new home.

Come by the ‘barn and check out some used full suspension bikes looking for a new home.  Marin, Turner, Santa Cruz, Yeti, K2.  Prices start around $1500.

By |2018-09-05T14:12:41-06:00September 5th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Used MTBs still looking for a new home.

Coyote Coulee Update…Spring has Sprung!

Just got a call from one of our regular customers who reported that Coyote Coulee is fully open and rideable.  There are some small patches of snow on the upper trail, but easy enough to ride through.  Also, he said there are 3 trees down but nothing you couldn’t hop over….or bring a saw and cut a path??!!

Looks like spring has sprung so get out there and turn some pedals!

Thanks for the call, Skip.  Enjoy your ride!

By |2018-08-07T15:36:38-06:00April 19th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Coyote Coulee Update…Spring has Sprung!