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Winter Is Coming

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How do ensure that your 2018 season will be your best? How do you make the best of winter? How do you keep the summer vibe going year-round? Dear friends, winter is coming. Whether we like it or not. Winter …

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The Possibility of Transportation

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If you’re a fan of Higher Gear, you know we are huge fans of World Bicycle Relief and the work they do sharing The Power of Bicycles. Recently, WBR reached a wider audience.     TEDx is an independently organized …

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Bringing You More of the Best

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Just a couple of week’s ago, we shared with you about our most recent visit to Morgan Hill, California for the Specialized Dealer Event. It’s a special time of year when we get to drool over test ride the newest …

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Hello, Fall!

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Friday marked the first day of fall, 2017. Remarkably, it didn’t feel much like fall at all. As temps soared throughout the Midwest, a few brave souls overlooked the less-than-cx-friendly weather and ventured to Waterloo, Wisconsin for the Trek CX …

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Specialized Ingredients

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We just reported on our most recent visit to Specialized’s headquarters in Morgan Hill, which served as a reminder to us that, by offering Specialized at Higher Gear, we continue to offer the best and most innovative bikes and cycling …

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Bringing You the Best

Specialized Bicycle Components Morgan Hill Mike Sinyard Brendan Sullivan Higher Gear Wilmette

Yes, we gush on Specialized. We feature their bikes month after month. We talk about the ways they are constantly improving, the good they’re doing in communities and just how awesome they are all around. If you’ve figured out that …

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