Gearing Up Bicycle Shop

Our Story

bond familyFounded in 1991, Gearing Up is now owned and operated by Darren Bond and his family. Darren is a 4th generation Taoseño who grew up riding both mountain and road bikes. Darren’s love of cycling and Taos has definitely infected his entire family!

Gearing Up Bicycle Shop is a year-round shop dedicated to all bicyclists and cycling. We pride ourselves in our knowledge of bicycles and the Taos area. We strive to provide the best service to our customers, always!

Gearing Up has experienced, caring mechanics and sales staff who provide full service and repair. We sell high quality bicycles from Juliana Bicycles, Salsa Cycles, Santa Cruz Bicycles and Specialized Bicycles, and have a wonderful assortment of clothing, shoes, car racks, sunglasses and accessories, all competitively priced.

Taos Mountain Bike Trails + Road Rides

Gearing Up News

Fire 5 Race #4 Results for Gearing Up Gravity Team
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Mary Janes Food Cart
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Navigating while out riding
We love technology and all the mapping apps that allow us to find and ride trails in the backcountry. Some
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South Boundary Trail is happening!
Now is the time to get out on the SBT...colors are going off! Hit us up for local info, bike
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The 2017 Specialized Enduro will be in stock this week!
Reviewed on Bike magazine, "If you’re looking for a downhill bike that you can take on all-day trail rides, the
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The Paseo: Taos Outdoor Art Festival – September 23-25, 2016
 One of this weekend's performance pieces includes cyclists!! Here is an opportunity for local + visiting cyclists to be involved
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I9 + Pinarello together at last
  Add some fresh bar tape + a shiny new wheelset + this Pinarello is ready for the weekend!
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I9 custom wheels
These beauties arrived at the shop today'...stay tuned for a picture of them installed on Ann-Maries road bike tomorrow...
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Rental Bikes for Sale at Gearing Up Bike Shop
Some of our rental bike fleet is up for sale. We have 3 plus size tire hardtails, the Specialized Fuse Comp
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Socks for all seasons
  Wear Ride Taos tall socks to help you shred your local trails. We have loads more socks to choose
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Ride the Rift event happening Saturday, October 15th 2016 !!
This is a great event celebrating mountain biking in Taos, New Mexico. Come on out and ride sweet singletrack at
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New Gearing Up T-Shirt
In the same great colors as the original but with a new image on the front. We're stocking all sizes
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Juliana Bikes at Gearing Up Bike Shop
Come by to check out the Juliana Roubion (size medium) and the Juliana Furtado (size x-small) and take them for
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What?!? More awesome socks at Gearing Up!!
These socks coordinate so nicely with our shop Jerseys, or most any other jersey for that matter 🙂 Find them
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Results from the Fire 5 Race #4 for the shop team Gearing Up Gravity
  Podium spots all around: Aidan Bond took 1st in the Junior Boys division Amani Vigil was not too far behind in
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Gearing Up Gravity Team will be racing the Fire 5 DH Race next weekend
Check out the course preview for the upcoming race on PinkBike
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Labor Day weekend…bikes and beer
check out the Gearing Up Events page for more things to do
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bike rentals at Gearing Up
Now is the perfect time to stop by the shop and check out our full demo fleet. The weather in
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2 FREE Bike Films, September 3
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bike donations
 DreamTree Project is a great organization helping the youth in our local communities. If you have any bikes that you need
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Santa Cruz Bicycles and Juliana Bicycles at Gearing Up
We are super stoked to announce that we now carry Santa Cruz Bicycles and Juliana Bicycles. New bikes should start
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Who doesn’t love iron-on patches?!?
We have new Gearing Up Bikes product arriving at our shop...check out our cool iron-on patches and water bottles. Available
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Gearing Up Gravity Team is headed to the Los Alamos EnduroFest this weekend!
Come on out for 2 days of enduro racing in and around Los Alamos and Pajarito Mountain. Keep your eyes
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Overland in the house!
This awesome group of riders came by the shop on their way across the country. They ride for 6 weeks from
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Look at what just arrived at the shop…
Socks...lots of socks...all sizes. The latest addition to our Gearing Up gear...Ride Taos tall socks.
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Industry Nine Wheels now at Gearing Up Bike Shop!
Industry Nine sure do build some sweet wheels...
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Angel Fire Bike Park to host IMBA Weekend August 12-14
South Boundary Trail shuttles, live music, food, beer, downhill bike racing, art + a farmers market...what more do you need
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Gearing Up Gravity Team at the USA Cycling Nationals in Mammoth, CA
Hannah Weinman does it again...brings home the gold!   Hannah Weinman + Dan Weinman representing  Hannah in the hot seat
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Gearing Up is now selling Salsa Cycles!
The latest stoked rider with a Salsa Redpoint . Swing by the shop to check out more Salsa bikes - the Bucksaw , the
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Gearing Up Gravity Team at the Chili Challenge ProGRT
The Gearing Up Gravity Team crushed it at the Pro GRT at Angel Fire: Amani Vigil took 2nd place and won
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12th Annual Santa Fe Trail Jam – tomorrow!!
Always a good time at the Trail Jam at La Tierra in Santa Fe. Here are some highlights from last
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We will be CLOSED Monday July 4th – check out our Special Mountain Bike Rental Deal…
Come in to the shop this Saturday, July 2nd, between 4pm and 6pm and rent any mountain bike for 2
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Come out to the races this weekend at Angel Fire – Pro GRT and Pro XCT
Angel Fire Chili Challenge race info here. Pro GRT Standings Pro XCT Standings
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Lael Wilcox won the Trans Am Bike Race on a Specialized Ruby!
18 days, 4200 miles, self-supported race!!!
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Northside @ Taos Ski Valley trails update
As of June 11, 2016 some of Northside's trails are open.
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Gearing Up Gravity Team at the Scott Enduro Cup race!
The Scott Enduro Cup was in Angel Fire last weekend for a couple of days of racing. The Gearing Up
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Angel Fire Bike Park Fire 5 Race #1 – Gearing Up Gravity Team Recap
Congratulations to Hannah Weinman for winning first place in Junior Women !! The rest of the Gearing Up Gravity Team
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2016 Outside Magazine’s Gear of the Year: Specialized S-Works Stumpjumper FSR 6Fattie
check out the video review here
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Dave Hahn’s Insider’s Guide to Taos – Featuring Gearing Up Bicycle Shop
check out the video here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AREfMVb8w6A
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We’ve Moved !! Gearing Up Bicycle Shop’s new location –> 616 Paseo Del Pueblo Sur in Taos !!
After a couple of decades selling bikes and gear out of an historic building near the Taos Plaza, we were
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