Bike Monkey Blog

Truro Nissan VP Challenge

July 5, 2017

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This year marks the eighth year the Town of Truro has sponsored the VP Challenge. This year features two different route lengths: 5k, and we have replaced...

Ride Together: Learning To Ride in a Pack

June 13, 2017
You’ve got it all. You’ve got the stamina. You’ve got the speed. You’ve got the mental and physical tools to win it all. And then you don’t. Why? Well, there are a million reasons; millions of reasons that are beyond our control. The roads could be bad. You could get a...

4 Poor Excuses To Not Start Biking

May 24, 2017

So you’ve been thinking about giving cycling a try. You understand the basic premise and despite maybe not biking for the past 10…or 20…or 30 years, you’ve come to understand that it’s “as easy as riding a bike.” Great. So how do you actually get you...

Top 5 Reasons It's Fun To Bike Alone

May 16, 2017

One of the best things about cycling is the group ride. There’s nothing quite like the relationships that you can develop when you’ve shared some time on the road or the trail. But sometimes…you don’t want to hang out with people. You want to pedal all by yourself. Here...

5 Reasons To Visit Bike Monkey

April 3, 2017

It would have been really easy just give you a list of some of the awesome brands that we carry, or to talk about our great service department. But those are the easy answers. Lots of shops can sell bikes. Lots of shops can fix bikes. But there’s only one Bike Monkey. And here’s why...

How Not To Bring Your Bike To Us To Get Fixed

April 3, 2017

This probably doesn’t sound like the best marketing pitch. But stay with us here.

When you need to bring your bike in for some maintenance, we’re going to be the place that you’re going to want to bring it to. We’d love to see you. Nothing would make us happier....

We've Moved!

January 5, 2017

We are now open at our new location! Come see us at 130 Esplanade Street, Truro (Downtown, next to VIA Rail). We are looking forward to serving you better in a new and improved space!

An Excellent Finish to the 2015 Cycling Season

December 4, 2015

I want to take a moment to thank all of the members of our club for their hard work and commitment this season. Without you, we wouldn't have received 2015 Club of the Year from Bicycle Nova Scotia.

Our club members also picked up the following awards --

Jeff Simms - 3rd place...

Banana Bonanza and Getting Back to Blogging!

November 12, 2015

I thought "Banana Bonanza", the 9th round of the NSSP Cyclocross series, hosted at Pleasant Valley Motorsport Park, would be a great excuse to get back to the Bike Monkey Blog.

The race was wet, muddy and COLD. But so fun. We had a moto-style...

Bike Monkey is Open for Business!

April 2, 2014

Bike Monkey is proud to present our new website. Please take a quick second and bookmark it. We'll be posting shop news, team news, specials and promtions, and more.

Our staff has a wide depth of experience in riding, racing, and having a great time wherever we go. We really look forward...