Rides & Events

We organize rides and cycling events. See what’s coming up.

Serk Space

Serk cafe/ bar / bike space. We have closed our Beixinqiao space and are currently looking for a new permanent space. We have temporarily set up our shop and service facilities near Lama Temple and we are open by appointment. Info and images of our original store – Serk 1 are still displayed on this [...]

SWIFT Carbon

We sell SWIFT Carbon bikes and accessories. See the bikes.

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Beijing Cycling Mountain Escapes

Beijing Cycling Mountain Escapes

This spring, summer and autumn SERK have a series of cycling escapes planned in Beijing’s mountains. Cycling in the mountains is one of the best outdoor experiences in Beijing. Think clean air, no traffic, great roads, and the wind in your hair. Bring your own bike or hire one from us. Our mountain escapes contain 3 carefully selected routes – even absolute beginners can join in the fun on the short routes. If you are experienced we have some challenging climbs for you. The rides start and finish at our base with modern facilities and a post ride lunch, lounge and drink. Guaranteed great and healthy experience !

Beijing Vintage Ride 2014

Beijing Vintage Ride 2014

Join us for the 2014 Beijing Vintage Ride. Fashion and fun on two wheels. March 29th 2014.

Jiuhua Mountain / Taiping Lake Cycling Getaway

Jiuhua Mountain / Taiping Lake Cycling Getaway

Come and join us for an unforgettable 4 days cycle trip in Anhui Province China this spring !

Vintage Hetchins Restoration

Vintage Hetchins Restoration

We recently restored this classic Hetchins road bike with gorgeous Campagnolo C-record groupset in Beijing. We now stock a range a vintage bikes at serk and can restore bikes for customers also. Come in to the shop to check out our new vintage arrivals.

Panda Update

Panda Update

Panda Update. Thanks to all those that came out to support Panda Corner last month at the Tour of Beijing. It was a huge success ! Lots of fun, laughter and a dose of pandamonium !   Here is the story in case you missed it.   Panda Corner was an event organized by Serk [...]

Cycling trip to South China – Yangshuo

Cycling trip to South China – Yangshuo

Warm up this December with a bike trip to one of the most beautiful destinations in China – Yangshuo.   Thinking of hanging up your bike for the year and starting indoor activities ? Well, think again. Serk is organizing a trip to South China where the weather is still warm and the scenery will [...]

Beijing Cycling Stories

Beijing Cycling Stories

Over the past months SERK has produced a series of short videos highlighting the best of Beijing’s cycling culture. The series of 10 shorts are called “Beijing Cycling Stories” and cover everything from fixed gear culture to bicycle manufacture.

Wheel Building Course

Wheel Building Course

Ever wanted to build your own set of wheels ? Many say that until you can build your own set of wheels you are not really a bike mechanic. Find out how with our bike maintenance guru Jeff Trinh this September !

Bike Fitting Services with guest expert Radek Valenta

Bike Fitting Services with guest expert Radek Valenta

SERK is very happy to announce that our good friend Radek Valenta is planning a visit to Beijing this October. He is a coach and bike fit guru from Australia with worldwide experience and an excellent Palmares. Radek has over 30 years experience in the sports industry. He gained his knowledge and as a Professional [...]

Panda Corner

Panda Corner

Join us to watch the Tour of Beijing on the slopes of Si Hai Mountain. Come dressed up, armed with banners, noise making instruments and Panda kit. Panda Corner, Pandavelo.

I’m in! Group rides in great quality air.

I’m in! Group rides in great quality air.

I’m In! – a tool for group rides in Beijing. Are you interested in road cycling on the good quality air days ? Join I’m in! and find out when the best days to ride are and join us on these organized rides.

I’m In! Ride 1 report

I’m In! Ride 1 report

Road cycling in Beijing on an awesome air quality morning ! Read the report of the ride and learn how to sign up for our next group cycling event in Beijing.

MeWe Bicycle Festival

MeWe Bicycle Festival

SERK co-organized the MeWe Bicycle Festival in Beijing last week. Vintage bikes, urban cycling, JISU PK and Cycling movies.

Vienna, Velo-City and Vintage Bikes

Vienna, Velo-City and Vintage Bikes

In June we travelled to Vienna to speak at the Velo-City conference about Beijing cycling cultures and Bicycle urbanism. We also travelled around Europe collecting vintage bikes which will be on sale at SERK soon. Read some of our impressions of the conference and our trip in this post.

Belgian Beer Tasting and Belgian Cycling Talk

Belgian Beer Tasting and Belgian Cycling Talk

Time : Sunday December 9th 4.00 pm – 7.00 pm Location : Serk - http://www.serk.cc/map/ Price : 25 rmb entry includes 4 sample size beers Language : English with Chinese translation Belgium is home to two of our greatest loves – cycling and beer ! To keep you entertained off the bike this winter we are bringing [...]

JISU PK Winter Series

JISU PK Winter Series

  JISU PK Winter Series at serk. Round 1 Saturday December 15th 2.30 pm – 8.00 pm Round 2 Saturday Jan 12th 2.30 pm – 8.00 pm Round 3 Saturday Mar 2nd  2.30 pm – 8.00 pm JISU PK is indoor fun on a bike. 2 competitors. 2 stationary bikes and 30 seconds of furious pedalling. [...]

Live music at serk – Bellman

Live music at serk – Bellman

Norwegian Band Bellman dropped in to serk the other day for a coffee and a chat. They flew over to China as a headline act in the national Dreamer Festival, only to find the festival was pulled by the Government censors at the last minute. They love bikes and our space, and before the end of the [...]

Pro Cycling Shooters – Watson, De Waele & Patitucci

Pro Cycling Shooters – Watson, De Waele & Patitucci

  The Tour of Beijing is almost here ! Not only are the best cyclists in town but also a whole entourage of professionals that follow all the main races. 3 of the world’s best cycling photographers will be in town and on Sunday October 7th we’ll get a chance to hear them talk and [...]

Cider and Cycling at serk !

Cider and Cycling at serk !

Mark this Saturday (22nd Sept) afternoon down in your calender. Cider and Cycling will be on the menu at Serk ! We will host a party to launch the tasty Gold Cider in Beijing and bring out our JISU PK cycling kit for some serious bike fun. JISU PK will be set up at the [...]

Reels on Wheels

Reels on Wheels

Serk and Electric Shadows team up for Cinema on Wheels this October. Imagine this: 5 short films 5 secret urban locations A bunch of cinema goers on bikes A sanlunche full of alcohol and a portable projector and sound system. Ever traversed Beijing’s hutongs late at night ? Away from the toots, squealing brakes and [...]