Bike Monkey Blog

5 Slick Tricks To Help You Start Biking To Work

August 25, 2017

So you've decided that you're going to ride to work. Good call. There are some pretty amazing physical and mental benefits from pedalling it out on the way to work. But don't get ahead of yourself. If you haven't biked a lot, there are a few things that you might want to consider...

Bike Monkey Athlete Profile: Maura Whitman

August 3, 2017

Canada is a huge country with a number of great athletes from coast to coast. And nowhere is that more evident than at the Canada Games where athletes from around the country come together to compete in a variety of sports. And the Bike Monkey team is so proud to have our very own Maura Whitman...

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...