We Rode the LOBO !!
Sunday’s weather called for rain + we definitely woke up to a wet landscape. Even after an early morning delugeRead more.
Bikepacking the Baja Divide w Carrie + John – Friday, May 11, 6-8pm
Want to hear a bikepacking story? Want to learn some bikepacking basics? Gearing Up Bike Shop is excitedRead more.
Ride the LOBO !!
Ride the LOBO !! Sunday, April 8, 2018, 10am Free event 3 routes to choose from: Expert-12 miles Intermediate-8miles Beginner-3.4Read more.
Del Norte Mountain Bike Alliance Public Meeting – March 28, 6pm @ Gearing Up Bike Shop
Join us for our quarterly public meeting and a private screening of The Moment – courtesy of Gearing Up BikeRead more.
Taos Gravel Grinder Series – El Apertivo, Sunday April 15, 10am
Taos Gravel Grinder Series: El Apertivo Meet up at The Taos Plaza @ 10am Free Event for all riders, includesRead more.
Rio Grande del Norte Anniversary / Service Projects in Pilar – March 24, 10am-2pm
Celebrate the Rio Grande del Norte Anniversary Who: Rio Grande del Norte National Monument (RGDN) CoalitionWhat: RGDN 5thRead more.
The Moment Film Premiere /// Taos New Mexico @ Gearing Up Bikes /// Wednesday, March 28, 6pm
Del Norte Mountain Bike Alliance will hold their quarterly public meeting beforehand. DNMA Meeting @ 6pm The Moment /// FilmRead more.
Shop Local Taos!!
Support local Taos businesses and get some savings while you shop this holiday season. Gearing Up Bikes is excited toRead more.
Gearing Up Bikes will be closed Thursday + Friday for the Thanksgiving holiday
Gearing Up Bikes will be closed this Thursday + Friday. Back open on Saturday, 10-6. #OptOutside and don’t forget to bringRead more.
Stray Hearts Adoption Event at The Coffee Apothecary – Sunday, November 12th
Coffee + puppies + kittens. Swing by The Coffee Apothecary between 12 + 2 to find your new best friendRead more.
Open Space + Trails Plan Celebration, Saturday, November 4 @ TMB Taproom
Thank you to the hundreds of community members that added their voices the the Enchanted Circle TrialsRead more.
Grand Opening of Kachina Vista Municipal Park in the Taos Ski Valley, Thursday October 19
The Taos Ski Valley is closing Kachina Rd (forever) to create the new Kachina Vista Park! Stop by at 4pm,Read more.
Rocky Mountain Youth Corp Annual Fundraiser, Thursday October 19 @ Taos Mesa Brewery Mothership
Gearing Up is providing a Specialized Pitch Mountain Bike to the Rocky Mountain Youth Corps – New Mexico’s Annual Fundraiser. Let’sRead more.
Fire 5 Kids Race Photos
Kids Race at the Gravity Games in Angel Fire…for more race pics go here.Read more.
Turquoise Tours is now offering online bookings for shuttles of the South Boundary Trail
The South Boundary Trail is going off this fall! Make your shuttle reservations online w Turquoise Tours.Read more.
Sunday, October 8 – Del Norte Mountain Bike Alliance sponsored ride at the CDT in Abiquiu
Sunday October 8 – Continental Divide Group Ride (Expert level, 20 miles out-and-back) Meet at Old Martina’s Hall @ 8.30Read more.
Sabor, A Taste of Taos – Sunday, October 8 noon to 4pm
Stop by the Taos Plaza for Sabor, A Taste of Taos after a killer ride on the South Boundary Trail.Read more.
Taos Bike Swap – Sunday, October 1
Taos Bike Swap – Sunday, October 1 from 12-7pmRead more.
National Public Lands Day Trail Maintenance Day – Saturday, September 30
Tomorrow is National Public Lands Day with a Trail Maintenance event at Wild Rivers in the Rio Grande del NorteRead more.
Gearing Up Bikes is selling all our rental bikes!!
BIG SALE on our entire Rental Fleet !! We are selling off our current rental bikes. We have townRead more.
Dirt Series Women’s Mountain Bike Clinic is heading to Angel Fire Bike Park this weekend, September 23-24
KRQE News 13 – Women-only bike camp is changing the landscape of traditionally male dominated sportRead more.
Northside closure until 2pm on Saturday, September 16th
Northside @ Taos Ski Valley is having their annual Bull of the Woods Trail Run this weekend. Please note thatRead more.
12 Hours of Penitence – October 14th, in southern Colorado
Looks like this will be a fun endurance race in Penitente Canyon, 12 Hours of Penitence.Read more.
Save the date of October 15th for the Ride the Rift eventRead more.
2 Film Festivals coming to Taos
September 27 to October 1 – Come out to the Taos Environmental Film Festival to view films honoring the land,Read more.
Second Sunday Group Ride @ Horsethief Mesa this Sunday
Meet up w Del Norte Mountain Bike Alliance this Sunday @ Horsethief Mesa, this Sunday, September 10 for a GroupRead more.
Pajarito Ullrfest September 23 – Lift-served biking, NM craft beer + part band Felix Y Los Gatos!!
Good times to be had at Pajarito’s Ullr Fest. • Disc Golf tournament begins at 10:00am at the Lodge, entry is $20. Pro/Advanced/Novice/FemaleRead more.
Tour de Taos Bicycle Parade – Saturday, September 16
Saturday, September 16th 2017 Meet at KTAOS Parking Lot @ 7.30am, roll out at 8.30am Finish up at theRead more.
New Fall/Winter Hours at the Bike Shop
New Fall/Winter hours at Gearing Up Bikes…we are open Monday thru Saturday, 10-6pm, closed on Sundays. And yes, we willRead more.
Trail Maintenance opportunity in Taos July 29th
2017 11TH ANNUAL TAOS COUNTY RIVER AND LAND CLEAN-UP Everyone is invited to join the 2017, 11th Annual Taos RiverRead more.
Group ride this Sunday, July 16 at the Taos Valley Overlook Trails
This Sunday, July 16 come on out to the Taos Valley Overlook Trails for a 2-hour family-friendly mountain biking ride.Read more.
Gearing Up Bike Shop will be closed July 4th
We will be closed Tuesday July 4th, but we are open during our regular hours tomorrow, from 10-6.Read more.
Pajarito Mountain Biking, Beer + Music, this weekend, July 1 + July 2!
This weekend Pajarito Mountain will be running the lifts for bikers + hikers. Trail updates are found here on theirRead more.
The Gearing Up Gravity Team raced the Chile Challenge
Last weekend the gravity team raced at the Chile Challenge Pro GRT & XCT. In the DH Men 15-18 CatRead more.
Gearing Up Gravity Team @ The Scott Enduro / Angel Fire
Team Gearing Up Gravity had a great showing this past weekend at The Scott Enduro! Expert Men, Tucker Vanormer tookRead more.
Pajarito Mountain is open for mountain biking!
The following dates are Bike & Hike days at Pajarito Mountain. Saturday, May 27 | Special Hours 1 p.m.—6 p.m.Read more.
South Boundary Shuttles for 2017
Contact Turquoise Tours to reserve your South Boundary Shuttle ride to the Angel Fire or Garcia Park trailhead. IfRead more.
Tour Divide 2017 Live Tracker
Keeping track of the riders Tour Divide 2017 Live Tracker and their gear!Read more.
Big Turnout for the Trail Maintenance Day at the Taos Valley Overlook!!
Check out the story at the Taos News.Read more.
Guided mountain bike ride at Rio Grande del Norte National Monument, Sunday June 11
Come on out for a family-friendly mountain bike ride along the Rinconada Trail in Wild Rivers. We will meet atRead more.
Santa Cruz TallBoy + Juliana Joplin Review
Available from Gearing Up Bike Shop….Gear of the Year review by Outside Magazine.Read more.
Celebrate National Trails Day @ The Rift Valley, Saturday June 3
Join The Rio Grande del Norte Coalition, The Enchanted Circle Trails Association + the Field Institute of Taos for aRead more.
Taos Area High School Mountain Bike Team informational meeting – May 22Read more.
Angel Fire Bike Park is the Southwest’s #1 bike park, againRead more.
Angel Fire Mountain Bike Park Opening Weekend!!!
Opening Weekend Festivities include the Fire 5 Race #1, Commencal Bike Demo w Kyle Straight and 60+ miles of downhillRead more.
Slow Roll thru Taos – Friday June 2, 6.30pm
Come on out for a fun bike ride around the Taos Plaza area. Meet up @ 6.30om roll out @Read more.
SundaySundaySunday – Gearing Up Bikes is now open from 12-5pm
For the the summer season, we will now be open every Sunday from 12 – 5 pm. Monday thru SaturdayRead more.
Del Norte MTB Alliance: Annual Ride & Meeting
Del Norte MTB Alliance: Annual Ride & Meeting Saturday, May 20 3PM – Ride Horse Thief (caravan from Midtown Lounge)Read more.
Taos Farmer’s Market Opening Day!!! Saturday May13
Ride you bike on down to the Farmers Market on the Taos Plaza, this Saturday, May 13, 8-12.30pmRead more.
Support YOUR National Monument! Protect Rio Grande del Norte this Tuesday in Taos
In light of recent events, it is more important than ever that we show our support to our local NationalRead more.
2017 Fire 5 Downhill Race Series
Fire 5 Race Series at Angel Fire 2017 Race Dates: Race #1 Saturday, May 20th Race #2 Saturday, July 22nd Race #3 Saturday,Read more.
The Inaugural Second Sunday Spoke Splitter ride
This is a group ride, hosted by the Del Norte Mountain Bike Alliance, that hits the trails every second Sunday ofRead more.
Outdoor Education Day in Taos, an all day festival, May 6th at Kit Carson Park
Come on out to the Outdoor Education Day to check out some of the fun activities + outdoor education. GearingRead more.
Flat Fixing Clinic @ Gearing Up Bikes – tomorrow, Wednesday April 26th
Trailside Repair Clinic: Fixing a Flat Join Sean Bassney and Michael Jensen, mechanics at the Gearing Up Bicycle Shop Wednesday,Read more.
Rio Grande del Norte National Monument
The Rio Grande del Norte National Monument is an incredible place to ride. Some of the trails we love includeRead more.
Get Involved in the local trail scene!
And check out DNMA on Facebook.Read more.
Mountain biking on our Public Lands! The BLM along w MTB Project + IMBA have created an informative interactive mapRead more.
Rio Grande del Norte National Monument 4th Anniversary Celebration, Saturday, March 25th
Celebrate the 4th anniversary of Rio Grande del Norte National Monument with friends, family, community + honored guest, Senator TomRead more.
Taos + Bikepacking
Syd Shulz + Macky Franklin bikepacking around TaosRead more.
Outside Bike & Brew in coming back to Santa Fe next week
Loads of fun cycling events happening at this year’s Outside Bike & Brew festival. Santa Fe Century & Gran FondoRead more.
New Rental Bikes have arrived at the shop!!
We have hardtails, full-suspension, plus-size + fat bike models to choose from… Specialized Fuse 6Fattie Specialized Ruze Comp 6Fattie SpecializedRead more.
Gearing Up Bikes Gravity Team Member Amani Vigil racing at Bootleg Canyon
Dual Slalom race Downhill race Stylin’ it outRead more.
Taos Bike Party, Friday March 3 @ 6.30pm on the PlazaRead more.
Spring Cleaning SALE !!!
Spring Cleaning Sale!!!! We have apparel, shoes, older bike parts, and a couple of bikes that will be on saleRead more.
Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour
Banff Mountain Film Festival returns to the Lensic Performing Arts Center March 6 & 7! This two-night show has itRead more.
Public Lands Celebration w Senator Martin Heinrich
Go here for more info on the Public Lands Celebration Date: Tuesday, February 21 Time: 10.30 am – noon Location:Read more.
UNM Taos Library – Annual Love Your Library Celebration – Saturday, February 18
Support your local library!Read more.
Gearing Up Gravity Team is heading out for their first race of 2017!!
Good luck to our racers, Amani Vigil (downhill + dual slalom), Hannah Weinman (downhill) + Dan Weinman (downhill) !! StayRead more.
IMBA Announces New US National Enduro Race Series
Santa Fe (Galisteo) is the 2nd stop on the tour!Read more.
Taos Parks and Trails Rx Summit – Thursday, February 9
Date: Thursday, February 9, 2017 Time: 11.30 am to 1 pm (Lunch will be provided!) Location: Kit Carson Electric Cooperative Boardroom, 118Read more.
Miranda Canyon Public Access Project Open House – Saturday, February 25
Miranda Canyon is a new parcel of land acquired by the Carson National Forest Date: Saturday, February 25 Location: Llano QuemadoRead more.
Friends of the Rio Grande del Norte meeting – Wednesday, February 8
Date: Wednesday, February 8, 2017 Location: ACEQ Restaurant in Arroyo Seco (adjacent to Rivers & Birds’ old office site) Time:Read more.
A Burrito-centric Guide to Mountain Biking in Taos
Syd Schulz wrote a great article about the local food + riding in Taos for MTB Project JournalRead more.
February Fat Bike Rental Special
The trails + snow are perfect for fat bike riding. Rent a fat bike for $35/day throughout the month ofRead more.
SkiBike Weekend at Sipapu Resort – February 4-5
This looks like a lot of fun! FREE Demos!! SkiBike Weekend w SkiBikeFunRead more.
Fat Bike racing at the Chama Chile Ski Classic last weekend
The race site located about 10 miles north of Chama. Gearing Up Bikes sharing some space w the awesome peopleRead more.
Carson National Forest Recreation Partnerships Summit – February 2 (Taos) + February 4 (Abiquiu)
The Carson National Forest invites you to discuss challenges and opportunities regarding recreation, and to determine shared priorities and goals movingRead more.
BLM Roads and Trails Inventory Evaluation in Taos – January 24th, 3-7pm
BLM Roads and Trails Inventory Evaluation meeting hosted by the Enchanted Circle Trail Association. Trails up for discussion are in the Rio GrandeRead more.
Back Country Film Festival – Saturday January 14 in Chama at the Brew HouseRead more.
Warren Miller Film Festival – January 13-15 in Chama at The Brew HouseRead more.
The Chama Chili Ski Classic Fat Bike race – Saturday, January 14
Gearing Up Bikes will be at the event in Chama, renting fat bikes. Call us to reserve yours today! 575.751.0365Read more.
Taos Winter Wine Festival – February 1-5Read more.
The Coffee Apothecary is open !!
Delicious coffee and scrumptious pastries can now be found at Taos’ newest coffee shop….The Coffee Apothecary. Located next to GearingRead more.
Brewmasters Festival at Taos Ski Valley this weekend
Saturday, January 7 4.30 – 7 pm @ Tenderfoot Katie’s and the Martini Tree Bar, located at the base of LiftRead more.
2017 Cycling Events Calendar
Lots of bike events for 2017…check it out The 2017 Cycling Events Calendar is really shaping up. Let us knowRead more.
Telluride Mountainfilm on Tour in Angel Fire, NM – January 14 2017
5.30 – 8.30 pm Tickets available ONLINE or at the door. $15 Cocktail Party starts at 5:30 pm | Show Begins promptly at 6:30Read more.
First Fat Bike event of 2017 (in New Mexico)
The Redneck Fat Tire Freeze is happening next Saturday in Chama, NM – this race has been cancelled due toRead more.
Chama Chile Ski Classic FatBike Race – Saturday, January 15 2017
Saturday at noon a FatBike race will be held on the same course where the ski races happen. 2 raceRead more.
Trash Pit Jam in Santa Fe this weekend
Los Alamos County Council funds 10-mile ‘flow’ trail
“Council views expanding high altitude sporting opportunities – especially biking –as an economic development initiative.” The Los Alamos County CouncilRead more.
Santa Fe Trails + an SBT Shoutout
Our friends at the Broken Spoke in Santa Fe just posted a great writeup of some of their best localRead more.
Rental Bikes for Sale
Rental bikes for SALE !! We have a large Specialized Stumpjumper Elite 650b, most sizes of Specialized Stumpjumper Comps, 650b + 29erRead more.
Navigating while out riding
Some practical backcountry advice from the Taos Search + Rescue: Firstly, “bring everything,” they said. “No one ever plans onRead more.
Give Bikes 5 Feet
Listen to the PSA messages from ChainBreaker.org in Santa Fe “This message can save lives! After the first messaging campaignRead more.
Fire 5 Finals – results for the Gearing Up Gravity Team
Big day for the team…PinkBike recap with race + series results. Hannah Weinman won the final race of the seriesRead more.
Ride the Rift Bike Event – Saturday October 15, 10am
Come out to Ride the Rift + support the local high school mountain bike team this Saturday at the TaosRead more.
New Gearing Up Jersey Designs!
2 new designs, just in time for the cooler weather. Find them at the shop or purchase online.Read more.
Specialized Roubaix – all new design for 2017
Come by to test ride the all new Specialized Roubaix for 2017. With 20mm of suspension in the headtube provided byRead more.
El Nogal section of the SBT
Macky Franklin showing us how it’s done on the El Nogal section of South Boundary Trail.Read more.
The Fire 5 series finale is tomorrow at Angel Fire Bike Park!!
Head on out to Angel Fire Bike Park tomorrow, Saturday, October 8, for the last race of the Fire 5Read more.
Balance Bikes + Bikepacking
the video on MTB ProjectRead more.
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, bikeRead more.
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, theRead more.
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 involvedRead more.
I9 + Pinarello together at last
Add some fresh bar tape + a shiny new wheelset + this Pinarello is ready for the weekend!Read more.
I9 custom wheels
These beauties arrived at the shop today’…stay tuned for a picture of them installed on Ann-Maries road bike tomorrow…Read more.
Socks for all seasons
Wear Ride Taos tall socks to help you shred your local trails. We have loads more socks to chooseRead more.
Ride the Rift event happening Saturday, October 15th 2016 !!
This is a great fundraising event celebrating mountain biking in Taos, New Mexico. All proceeds raised will go to theRead more.
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 sizesRead more.
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 forRead more.
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 themRead more.
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 inRead more.
Gearing Up Gravity Team will be racing the Fire 5 DH Race next weekend
Check out the course preview for the upcoming race on PinkBikeRead more.
Labor Day weekend…bikes and beer
check out the Gearing Up Events page for more things to doRead more.
bike rentals at Gearing Up
Now is the perfect time to stop by the shop and check out our full demo fleet. The weather inRead more.
2 FREE Bike Films, September 3Read more.
DreamTree Project is a great organization helping the youth in our local communities. If you have any bikes that you needRead more.
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 startRead more.
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. AvailableRead more.
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 eyesRead more.
Overland in the house!
This awesome group of riders came by the shop on their way across the country. They ride for 6 weeks fromRead more.
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.Read more.
Industry Nine Wheels now at Gearing Up Bike Shop!
Industry Nine sure do build some sweet wheels…Read more.
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 needRead more.
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 seatRead more.
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 , theRead more.
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 wonRead more.
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 lastRead more.
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 2Read more.
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 StandingsRead more.
Lael Wilcox won the Trans Am Bike Race on a Specialized Ruby!
18 days, 4200 miles, self-supported race!!!Read more.
Northside @ Taos Ski Valley trails update
As of June 11, 2016 some of Northside’s trails are open.Read more.
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 UpRead more.
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 TeamRead more.
2016 Outside Magazine’s Gear of the Year: Specialized S-Works Stumpjumper FSR 6Fattie
check out the video review hereRead more.
Dave Hahn’s Insider’s Guide to Taos – Featuring Gearing Up Bicycle Shop
check out the video hereRead more.
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 wereRead more.