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2011 Civia Bike Teasers

Friday, September 17th, 2010

It is the week before Interbike and everyone is putting out teasers of their new product that they will be launching. Civia is one of these companies. Known for throwing show stoppers, for example in 2007 when they released the brand with a $2500 commuter bike. Since then they have branched out in all directions […]

Civia Carbon Fork Recall

Friday, March 19th, 2010

We’ve conducted 3rd party testing and have concluded that the problem we’re seeing is the fork was designe. to b. stiff so that under braking, the legs would not wander around creating a noodly fork feel.  An unanticipated by-product of this le. stiffness is that the fork legs aren’t moving at all during regular braking and in turn, […]

Civia Loring I-Motion Review : Full Review

Monday, November 23rd, 2009

For background on parts or build questions, check out our Introduction or Initial Thoughts article from last week.  To find all articles on this review check out the Civia Loring Review tag. The Civia Loring has been close to my every day ride for over a month now.  We’ve been through all types of weather, […]

Civia Loring I-Motion Review : Initial Thoughts

Friday, November 6th, 2009

Having ridden the Civia Loring for a little over two weeks as my daily commuter I’m ready to give all of you my initial thoughts about this little green machine.  For background on parts or build questions, check out our Introduction article from last week. Riding the Civia Loring Getting on the Loring I quickly […]

Civia Loring I-Motion Review : Introduction

Monday, October 26th, 2009

This past week I took delivery of a couple large boxes from Civia Cycles.  Inside was a very well packaged Civia Loring, a rear rack and pretty cool fenders.  This Loring is in for review but is still waiting for its very large front basket so for now there are photos and your basic details […]

Interbike: The Loring – an affordable, practical side of Civia

Wednesday, September 24th, 2008

Last year Civia caused quite the stir when they launched their brand with the Hyland line that started at $2500 and quickly went up. After giving the Hyland a ride I was less than impressed with the comfort and versatility of the bike. However this year Civia is releasing their new line, the Loring. A […]

Civia Cycles 2009 : New Model

Thursday, August 14th, 2008

Civia Cycles is releasing snippets of a new bike that is going to be released at Interbike ’09.  The bike is geared for shorter distance commutes with the ability to carry more due to front and rear racks coming stock on the bikes.  A gentler geometry than what is found on the Hyland.  An internally […]

Civia Cycles due out in March

Saturday, February 16th, 2008

We are here at QBP’s (Quality Bicycle Products) annual tradeshow, Frostbike. One of QBP’s newest brands is Civia Cycles which we posted about when the bikes were first shown at Interbike last September. Civia Cycles is making big waves with their release of commuter bikes priced between $1900 and $3100 dollars. You get a lot […]

Betting high with Civia Cycles

Thursday, September 27th, 2007

Quality Bicycle Supplies (who also owns Salsa, Surly and Dimension/Problem Solvers) showed off their new brand today. Civia Cycles are incredibly high end commuter bikes spec’d and priced higher than anything else I’ve seen on the market.They are launching with four builds available of the Hyland… Rohloff, Alfine, Derailer and Singlespeed.Each Hyland comes with proprietary […]

Commute by Bike’s Top 10 from 2010

Friday, December 31st, 2010

2010 was a big year for Commute by Bike. I thought we’d wrap up with a list of the top posts from the year. Coming up with the top ten wasn’t easy to do. Sure, we know how many people have visited each page, but posts from early in the year have had a head […]