We are very lucky here in Jax that we have an abundance of those wacky creative types known as artists and crafters. Why not pick up something unique and original for that favorite cyclist in you life for this holiday season and at the same time help support local art and business.
Arturo Clothing Co:
Arturo Clothing has exploded on the scene this year with their lovable and happy to meet everyone icon, Bean the dog-wonder.
They have a wide selection of shirts and bags that can be found at Anomaly in Five Points, Kona Skatepark's Pro Shop, and at Downtown Art Walk every first Wednesday of the Month.
Shirts are $15 and Bags will only set you back $10.
Anna Berken is the local graphic designer who graciously did all the design work for The Night Ride event. Her "You Sproke To My Heart" Shirts and posters were a huge hit during the event itself. If you didn't get chance to pick one up at the event drop her line and grab one while you can. Contact Anna by e-mail to order: firstname.lastname@example.org
Burro Bags & Tee's:
You know no list of locally made bike stuff is complete without these guys. If you don't want to spend a fortune on that special gift give these guys a ring. They have everything from Tee's, u-lock holsters, tube pads, and hand made bags in every size. Prices range from $5 and goes up to $250 so you're sure to find something that fits within your budget.
Burro Bags is located at:
1520 N. Main St.
Need some super flash Deep V's built for that special someone? How about a quick single speed conversion for the frame that's been sitting in the garage forever. Brooklyn at Cycdelic Fixity is your guy. This guy works unbelievably fast and has the best prices in town for wheels and just about anything else your bike needs. He also has selection of ready to ride fixed gear conversions ready to roll for Christmas morning.
1012 King St. 32204
Zombie Bike Co-Op is your one stop Co-Op for bike parts and complete builds. Don't have the funds for a new bike. Why not recycle an older bike and at the the sametime get satisfaction that you put it together yourself with the direction of the zombie guys and gals.
Zombie Bike Co-Op is located at:
1520 N. Main St.
Don't need a new bike or more parts? Already got the tee's and bags? How about some bike art from local artists for you walls. You know it is way past time for you to grow up and replace that cheesy ass PBR poster. Check out some bike art and if anything catches you fancy email me at bikejax at gmail.com and I'll put you in contact with the artist.
Not in the market for locally made bike stuff? Fine. Not a problem. Just make sure you purchase your bike related stuff at Local Bike Shops. While not supporting local art, you are still at least support local business and putting food on local tables. A complete list of local bike shops is located on the right hand of this page. And don't forget to tell them that Bike Jax sent ya.