Aventon Bikes just put out a great video from the Wolfpack Hustle Marathon Crash Race featuring drones, sunrise after parties and three thousand of Los Angeles cyclists riding miles of closed off streets. Plus, they introduced the newest addition to the Aventon factory team, Kym Nonstop. Check it out below! SHOP AVENTON >>
The team over at Chrome Industries put together a video highlighting the Citizen Messenger Bag. The Citizen has been a staple bag for bike messengers, daily commuters and students for years now that Chrome has fine tuned over time. This messenger bag features a quick-release buckle with integrated bottle opener, reflective straps, 18 oz. truck tarpaulin liner and 1000-denier Cordura. Check out the video for more information, or click the shop now button at the bottom of this post to check it out! SHOP NOW >>
Levi's® has released the Spring/Summer 2015 lookbook for the popular Levi's® Commuter line. The collection features updates to popular items as well as the introduction of some new pieces. This season also includes Levi's® Commuter first women's collection. Check out some of our favorite shots from the lookbook below and hit the link at the bottom to shop Levi's! SHOP NOW >>
Low Bicycles, a manufacturer of high quality, handmade aluminum bicycle racing frames, has teamed up with our friends over at Cadence Collection for a one-off custom MK1 build. The collaboration was unveiled at the recent 2015 NAHBS show and John 'Prolly' Watson (@JohnProlly) of TheRadavist.com did the honors of photographing the bike. Check out a few of the photos below and click the link at the bottom of the post to view the complete gallery. VIEW MORE >> Photography c/o TheRadavist.com, shot by John Watson
We had photographer Jesse Rith take out the three color options for the Unknown Combat Built By CG, and the result was some stunning photographs. The gloss white, hi-viz yellow and gloss black are all available as either a frame for $149.00, or as a complete built by City Grounds bike for only $419.00, both with free shipping. SHOP NOW >>
The 17Teeth Colt Track Frameset is now available at City Grounds. This limited edition track frame is handmade out of Columbus CrMo tubing. A technique called 'seamless fillet brazing' is used to create smooth contact points between all the tubes. The frame is then finished off with a 'Brushed Titanium Plated' finish which results in an amazing finish! The frameset also comes with a carbon / alloy fork which keeps the weight down and allows for a stiff, responsive ride. The frameset is now available at City Grounds for $599.00 with free shipping & a limited time $50 off coupon (use...
Aventon Bikes has released a new Celeste color option for the popular Mataro frame model. This new paint color has a satin finish and black logo decal application. The Aventon Mataro has quickly become one of the most popular and sought after frames in the fixed gear market. City Grounds offers the Mataro as a frameset for $269.00 or as a complete built by CG bike at $479.00, both available with FREE shipping. SHOP NOW >>
The sixth and final Lord of Griffith race took place this past weekend and it looks like it was quite an event. Props to Sean Martin who has kept the race going year after year, it will be missed! Unfortunately, City Grounds crew couldn't make it out, but we found some great video coverage from Samuel Arechiga (SPF Films) that has been making its rounds on the interwebs. Plus, photographer J. Bustamante (@BoostamanteFotos) got some amazing shots of the event. Check out the gallery here. More coverage updates on RearTriangle.com Video Cred: Samuel Arechiga Photo Cred: J. Bustamante
The God & Famous team recently met up with Los Angeles local Luis Escajeda; captain and founder of the Mobbin' Monday cycling team. The result was a photo shoot featuring Luis mobbin' (pun intended) on his Unknown Bike Co. Type 1 build. Check out some of the highlights below, or click the link at the bottom of this post to check out the whole photo set!
We are nearing the halfway point of the City Grounds x State Bicycle Co. #MyCityGrounds Instagram Giveaway! The giveaway has garnered a huge response so far and the photo submissions are amazing. Who knew all of you had such talent?! If you haven't submitted yet don't worry - there's still time! We will be announcing the winner of the Warhawk SS Cyclocross bike on Monday, March 9th, 2015. For more information on the giveaway, click here. In the meantime, check out some of our favorites so far below!: (@kylethornhill, @nick_smithpoop) (@hapaman, @faythenaddy) (@highflyingco, @str8thugger) *Note: Only photos posted as...
The Heavy Pedal Axiom and Zephyr framesets are now in stock at City Grounds! What started out as a clothing brand in 2007, from design and cycling enthusiasts Terrence Murtagh and Victor Vasquez, has now evolved into a full fledged cycling company. The Heavy Pedal Axiom is constructed out of 7005 double butted aluminum and features a 1-1/8" headset diameter. The frameset, available for $749.99 plus free shipping, also comes with a carbon fork with alloy steerer tube. The Heavy Pedal Zephyr, which was the first frame introduced from the HP brand features 6061 aluminum construction, a 1" steel lugged fork and...
Throne Cycles is now in stock at City Grounds including the popular frame styles Phantom, Track Lord and Supreme Lo. Throne Cycles, located in Los Angeles, creates high performance track parts at an amazing price. They have built a solid following and we are excited to have them join the brand roster here at City Grounds. The Throne Track Lord, shown above, is an aero style track frame with sharp corner edges and an aggressive look. The Track Lord comes in black, silver, red and white and is available for $259.00. The Throne Supreme Lo is a...
The Offroad Division from State Bicycle Co. is in stock now at City Grounds! Check out the new cyclo-cross and fat bikes. Shop Now >>
If you are looking for the perfect cycling denim, Cadence Collection has got you covered. After years of riding and destroying jeans, Cadence founder Dustin Klein has constructed quality denim to withstand the abuse of cycling. These jeans address every need for the daily rider including added features such as double layered back pockets, seat reinforcement, reflective elements and custom Cadence hardware. Plus, they are made right here at home in the USA. Don't just take my word for it, check out the video feature below about the birth of the Cadence denim line: Choose between two styles of denim,...
Pure City Cycles was started by Pure Fix with the urban cyclist in mind. Although Pure Fix has been one of the more popular choices for fixed gear, they decided to expand to a broader customer base and Pure City was born. The Pure City line includes both a Dutchi Step-Through style alongside the more traditional Classic Commuter. The Pure City Classic Commuter comes available in two gearing options (3-speed or 8-speed) and three colors (black, forest green and blue). Pure Fix really nailed it with the styling of this bike and even included front and rear fenders, a rear...
A few weeks ago we launched the new Leader Cretin & Cure complete bikes from Leader. Today, we are announcing the arrival of the Cretin & Cure frame kits. These kits are a great option for those of you that might already have a complete bike and just want to upgrade it or want to pick your own parts for a build. Each frame kit comes with either the Cure or Cretin frame, I803 carbon/alloy fork, headset, seatpost, stem and bottom bracket! The Leader Cretin Frame Kit is available in three frame color options (matte black, orange and white) for $325.00 with free shipping. The...
The 2015 Cinelli Mash Parallax Frameset is now available for pre-order at City Grounds! The new Parallax design features a tapered 1.5" headtube and track specific geometry with tried and true 7005-T6 aluminum construction. The frameset includes aluminum frame, carbon/aluminum fork, integrated headset, seat clamp and replaceable stainless steel dropout inserts. The 2015 Cinelli Mash Parallax features a charcoal grey / black color palette and the parallax pattern from designer Garrett Chow. The Parallax is available now for pre-order for $950.00 with free shipping and an available $50 off coupon code! Grab yours now while you can, click the...
The Aventon Diamond Frameset is now in stock at City Grounds, just in time for your New Years Resolution (Which is more riding, right?). Aventon has broken the mold, literally, by creating a completely new design with a diamond shape theme throughout. The result is sleek with sharp angles and an aerodynamic style. The Diamond frame is constructed out of high quality 6066 aluminum tubing and available in two color options: matte black or gloss white. The frameset also includes a full carbon Aventon fork (35mm rake), full carbon Aventon seatpost and carbon integrated headset. The Aventon Diamond Frameset is now available...
Leader Bikes is coming out strong with two new complete bikes for 2015, the Leader Cure & Leader Cretin. Each bike has a distinct story and inspiration behind it. Check out the full photo gallery, purchasing info and much more below! For the Cretin Fixed Gear Bike, Leader looked no further than their hometown of San Diego and an eclectic group of DIY punk rockers. The Cretins are a local cycling club that promote bike awareness and raise money for good causes through community based events like local group rides and larger scale charity rides. As for the bike itself it comes...
It's cold out here (yes, even in California!) So, we figured you might need some inspiration to get out and ride despite the weather. Look no further as the team over at Leader Bikes recently took to the freshly wet conditions down in San Diego and did an impromptu photo shoot. Check out the photo below featuring Tony Perry (of Pierce the Veil fame) shot by Matt Lingo. SHOP LEADER >>
New in stock at City Grounds are the Chrome BLCKCHRM Niko LTD Camera Bags, including the Niko Sling LTD and the Niko Pack LTD. BLCKCHRM is the ultimate in durability and refined stealth looks from premium materials that withstand the abuse of the city. The base material of the BLCKCHRM Niko is Hypalon; which was originally created to meet the needs of U.S. Coast Guard rescue rafts. Hypalon will show wear, making the bag uniquely identifiable to the owner. Whether you are a casual point and shooter or a DSLR using professional, these bags are made with you in mind....
The good people over at 6ku Bikes sent over some great photos of the 6ku Track Bike, giving us a closer look at their newest model! The 6KU Track Fixed Gear Bike is the first foray from 6KU Bikes into the track bike market. After success with the 6ku Fixie Steel Bike line, it's no surprise to see them produce a solid, affordable track bike. The 6KU Track Bike features a lightweight 6061 aluminum frame and matching 1-1/8" alloy fork with the added bonus of smooth welding throughout. This single speed fixie track bicycle ships with a freewheel and brakes....
The Unknown Carbon Compatto Drop Bars are now in stock at City Grounds! The Compatto bars feature a compact drop and aero design. Plus, at 220 grams these bars will take a load off your front end with the top profile cutting through the headwind. Upgrade your bars today and grab these for $140.00. Make sure to grab these Unknown Carbon Compatto Drop Bars today as stock is limited! Click the link below to check it out. SHOP NOW >>
Have you met Marty yet? If you are a local City Grounds Long Beach customer he's probably a familiar face by now. Marty is our store manager out in Long Beach and keeps everything running smoothly out there for us. Recently, he got his model game on for Vivos Bike Company to promote the Vivos Vida Complete Bike, a steel bike built specifically for the city commuter! Check out some select photos from the shoot below and keep an eye out for the Vivos Vida to land at City Grounds during the first few weeks of December! Oh, and make sure and say...
Essor USA Carbon Tri-Spoke Track Wheels are now in stock at City Grounds! Essor USA was created by a group of cycling enthusiasts and industry professionals with 25 years of bicycle experience and decades of actual cycling. Stationed in Tempe, AZ, Essor USA is on the cutting edge of the sport and provides state-of-the-art carbon fiber components. Behind Essor USA stands some familiar faces including the group who brought you State Bicycle Co. as well as the man behind Velovie Bicycles. With plenty of industry experience, quality products and a solid warranty program it's easy to see why Essor is taking...
The State Bicycle Co. Off Road Division was introduced to us at Interbike 2014, and now we finally get to see it all in action in a video featuring all of the new bikes. State took their team riders out to some of the most singular landforms of the West Coast and Southwest to hit the unbeaten path and find some adventure. Check out the newest and most tenacious members of the State Bicycle Co. family: The Off-Road Division, a premiere line of Cyclo-Cross and Fat Bikes... Stay tuned for the State Bicycle Co. Off Road Division bikes to drop...
The new Chrome American Flash Collection is in stock now at City Grounds! The New American Flash LTDs are a collection of American-made bags in colors that were inspired by classic American flash tattoo ink. They are made from end of roll fabric, so Chrome only made a few! When they're gone, they're gone. As with all Chrome bags, these are guaranteed for life. Check out the promo video and photos below! SHOP NOW >>
New 2015 Bianchi Complete Bikes are now in stock at City Grounds including the 2015 Bianchi Pista Sei Giorni and Bianchi Pista! We got a sneak peek at these builds at Interbike and they look even better in person. The 2015 Bianchi Sei Giorni features a matte black base paint color with the perfect mix of classic Bianchi celeste accents throughout. The Sei Giorni frame is constructed using a D2 pista alloy and paired with a lightweight 1-1/8" carbon fork with straight aero blades. This complete is available now at City Grounds for $999.00. The 2015 Bianchi Pista features a...
New in stock at City Grounds are the God & Famous Field Caps. The Field Cap features a 6-panel wool construction with an unstructured crown for a vintage style fit. These hats come available in black with white G&F felt lettering or black/grey with black G&F felt lettering. Both styles feature a 3M reflective rear label for added visibility at night. Check out the images below, or click here to shop now >> SHOP NOW >>
6KU Bikes unveiled their first entry into the aluminum / track bike scene at this years Interbike show and we just got our hands on some samples to check out. Details are still being finalized, but from what we know so far you can expect this build to feature a 6061 Aluminum Frame, Sealed Bearing Hubs, Two Handlebar Options (Pursuit & Road) and come available in two color options (White/Red & Black/Gold). The 6KU Track Complete Bike will retail for $399.00 with FREE Shipping and be available online and in store before the end of October! Check out some photo's of the bike below...
The popular State Bicycle Co. 6061 Black Label Series Track Framesets are now available in 9 different color options at City Grounds! Colors options include matte black, pearl white, roma red, laguna blue, zombie green, seafoam, chartreuse, hot pink and silver. Some key features of the 6061 black label models include a lightweight 6061 aluminum frame, Essor carbon fiber fork with full carbon steer tube and integrated headset. For a limited time only we are offering these State Bicycle 6061 Black Label framesets for $319.00 plus a coupon for $25 off! Just use the code 25BUCKS during checkout! Don't miss out on this great deal...
It's time to step your lycra game up, that's why we've brought in some great looking Jerseys, Kits & Cycling Caps from Cadence Collection. Choose between the Motion or Pro Motion styles and get out on the road in style. We've also brought in saddle bags and re-upped on some of the more popular items such as gloves, accessories and more! Check out the promo video and photos of the new styles in action: SHOP CADENCE >>
Leader Bikes recently unveiled the Leader Cretin frame / bike at Interbike 2014. The bright orange frame is definitely an eye catcher and has a great story behind it. See what Leader had to say about the Cretin: "#WETHECRETINS represents the deep rooted cycling culture that the Cretins are heavily apart of here in San Diego. From Benifit rides such as the Aids Life Cycle to just the normal commute around town the Cretins are active in cycling commuity here in SD and else where. Artist / Cretin Acamonchi, has helped with his screen printing of the cretin logo and...
The Chrome X Russ Pope Artist Series is a shout-out to Russ, his artwork, and his accomplishments in the skate community. At the end if 2013, Russ showed a collection of new work at Art Basel, with a darker and more brooding pallet. Chrome chose these works for the color inspiration of the Chrome X Russ Pope Project. Each bag's interior features a print of Russ’ hand-drawn skate crew, while the exterior has a reflective glass bead print inspired by the wood grain of skateboard decks. City Grounds is stoked to offer this collaboration in two styles, the Chrome Barrage Backpack and the...
Check out the newest arrival to City Grounds, Ogio Backpacks! We've brought in two backpacks from the Ogio brand: The Ogio Commuter Backpack and Ogio All Elements Backpack. Both packpacks are ideal for the daily commuter and come with great features specifically engineered for the urban cyclist. Check out the videos below for more info: Ogio Commuter Backpack ($100.00 $89.99) Ogio All Elements Backpack ($129.99) SHOP OGIO >>
Chrome Industries has got you covered for the inevitable cold weather of the fall / winter season with the introduction of Chrome WARM™ technology. WARM™ offers a unique combination of insulated performance, reversible high-visibility, and classic workwear looks. The WARM™ collection features a packable vest and jacket. Check out the Chrome WARM collection and other great new apparel items for fall in the lookbook and video below.. SHOP CHROME >>
State Bicycle Co. has added a new color option / style to their core line of fixed gear bikes. The State Bicycle Co. Brigadier features a army green frame/fork with black and red components giving it a very militaristic look. The Brigadier complete bike is now available for $449.00 plus FREE shipping at City Grounds. Plus, for a limited time we are offering a free light set AND $25 off when you use the coupon code 25BUCKS at checkout! All State Bicycle Co. fixed gear core models come with 4130 grade Cromoly steel; the lightest and strongest steel in cycling. Each bike...
City Grounds has teamed up with Chrome Industries for an Instagram Giveaway in which you could win a Chrome Urban Ex Rolltop 18, Chrome Forged Rubber Mirko Shoes AND $100 City Grounds Gift Card! To enter you just need to rep your city and show us where you're from! Check out submission instructions below: STEP 1: Follow @CityGrounds & @Chrome_Industries on Instagram. STEP 2: Post a photo using #MyCityGrounds showing off the city you live & ride in! Capture the best spots, unique scenery, popular hangouts and hidden gems. The more creative you get with it, the better! **ONLY NEWLY POSTED PHOTOS...
Leader Bikes recently unveiled a new frame, "Cure", at Interbike 2014 in honor and celebration of owner Sal Lombroso's complete recovery from cancer. A portion of the proceeds from each sale will go to funding research in the fight to cure cancer. In working closely with Sal over the years we could not be happier to hear about his recovery and want to help spread the word about this new frame! Check out the new frame and read the full story direct from Leader below: "A little more than a year ago, Sal Lombroso, founder and owner of Leader Bikes,...
Crew Bike Co. has been restocked at City Grounds! Check out the wide range of framesets, frames, components and more. Featured items include the District Track Frame, a classic style aluminum track frame made out of lightweight 6061 aluminum and designed with true track geometry. The District frame is available now for only $149.00 plus FREE shipping in four color options: matte black, gloss white, gunmetal or orange. Crew Bike Co. is also offering a sweet deal with the District as a frameset pro kit for $399.00 (also with free shipping!) which includes the District Frame and top of the...
Aventon Bikes released a short film featuring the Aventon Mataro Low at this past week's Interbike show. Directed by Warren Kommers and using Downtown Los Angeles as a backdrop, the video follows a young rider frantically making his way through the city on his Mataro Low. Check out the Aventon Mataro Low short film below and keep a look out for the surprise ending! Source: Aventon Bikes Director: Warren Kommers DP: Harris Charalambous Music: Makeup and Vanity Set Aver Ingenuity Productions
The 2015 Cinelli Mash Parallax Frameset was unveiled at this weeks Interbike show and it is pretty epic. Check out the official product photos and press release below. Expect these to arrive at City Grounds soon! "Being from the US, we love saving some new projects to premier at Interbike each year. We’re pleased to introduce the new Metallic Black/Charcoal Cinelli Mash Parallax colorway for 2015. For model year 2015 we will offer both the original White/Charcoal and the darker version shown in these photos. We invested a lot of time developing this bike and finishing these efforts with new colors and...
The Aventon Bikes Diamond Frameset has been unveiled to the public at this year's Interbike show and we got access to the official product photos. The Diamond frame is constructed using 6066 aluminum tubing and the design is inspired after the cutting shape of a diamond. This unique design style is a major change from the traditional round or even aero style tubing commonly seen on track bikes today. Check out the studio shots below and specifications at the bottom of this post. The frameset package includes: - 6066 Aluminum frame - Aventon Track Specific full carbon fork - Full carbon integrated seatpost -...
We are a little late on this, but we wanted to share regardless. Tokyo based VHS Mag has come out with a video as part of the "Doin' It" series introducing the Chrome Japan Crew. Featuring track bikes, fixed gear freestyle and skateboarding the video follows riders Juri Hanazumi, Shingo Ogura, Yuma Tanigawa and Marco through the streets of Japan. Check out the video below and be on the lookout for more great content coming from Chrome Japan Crew in the future. Source: VHS Mag Music: Fushiming - Per-Session Percussion: Stone.D SHOP CHROME >>
The Pure Fix Track Series is now in stock at City Grounds! With two options, the Pure Fix Cycles Keirin ($225) and Keirin Pro ($325) framesets, there’s sure to be a one to fit your riding style and your budget. Whether you’re looking for a quick commuter or a pure-bred racer, the Pure Fix Track Series is ready to race, ready to ride, and ready to go. The Keirin is designed to give you the edge on the track and the streets. Built with double-butted 6061 aluminum tubing, and featuring an integrated headset and smooth welds, it’s light, stiff, responsive, and...
Unknown Bike Company has just introduced the Type-1 Track Frame and released some amazing studio shots. The Type-1 is Unknown's lightest production frame yet! Incorporating a Scandium Tubeset they have been able to get this frame down to a scant 2lbs 9oz while increasing lateral stiffness. Check it out in the photos below and stay tuned for pre-order / arrival info! Specifications: - Scandium Tubing - 1200 grams - Track Specific Geometry - Anodized Black - Lazered logo on downtube - UBC Circle logo cnc engraved on headtube Photographs c/o Unknown Bikes & Jesse Rith
The new 2015 Cinelli x Mash Histogram Frameset is now available for pre-order at City Grounds! Check out the first image of the frameset below, featuring a mirror-polished black, bask-masked downtube Cinelli logo, and plenty of concealed colors on the inside of the rear triangle and fork blades. Here are the specs we know of so far, we'll keep you tuned on any updates we get: - Columbus Airplane (Supersection oversized shape) 7005-T6 aluminum frame construction with rear-facing, steel insert horizontal track dropouts @ 120mm spacing (no brake mount on frame) - 1.5" to 1-1/8″ Columbus Straight Carbon color...
City Grounds is excited to announce that ICNY Sport is now in stock! Ice Cold New York, or better known as ICNY Sport, is the brainchild of NYC graphic designer Mike Cherman. ICNY utilizes a unique 3M reflective application on apparel and accessories that produce a strobe-like effect when lit, making the wearer visible at night. ICNY is for anyone who wants to be seen at night: cyclists, runners, skaters and pedestrians alike, meeting at the intersection of safety and style. SHOP ICNY >> Photo's & Media c/o ICNYSport.com