Other Rides / Events

Mid Autumn Mountain Night Ride

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Next weekend is Mid Autumn Festival which means a 3 day weekend – yay !  Summer is on the decline and the most magnificent season of cycling is about to begin – so time for a special event.   A night ride with high powered lights into the dark mountains, a sleep over, a nice breakfast and then a mega ride early the following morning. Sound like your idea of celebrating Autumn ? If so read on.   Ride details.   Day 1. Sunday Sept 7th   Depart City – Yonghe Jia Yuan 20.00 pm Ride Route – Jingmi Lu – Huairou – X009 to Wudaohe full route...

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Saturday Breakfast Ride to Mutianyu Great Wall

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Info on Sunday Cycling Escape is here. Apologise for the link mix up. http://www.serk.cc/beijing-cycling-mountain-augus/  

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Bike Mechanic Course at Serk

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Bike Mechanic Course at Serk

Looking to take your bike skills to the next level ? Maintaining your own bike is a very satisfying experience. The only thing more satisfying is riding it when everything is just sweet. Gears change with precision, brakes are dialed in, hubs are greased up and rims are running true – two wheeled bliss ! With some training, practice and home mechanic tools pretty much anyone can work on a bike ! To help you get there Serk’s mechanic Jeff Trinh holds regular training coursea for bike repair.   Dates :   Dates & Agenda All classes are on a Wednesday night –...

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Chengde Crank-a-thon

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Chengde Crank-a-thon

Join us for a double century road ride from Chengde to Huairou. Your reward - gourmet BBQ, cold beers and high fives !

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Tibet and Nepal Road Cycling Trip

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Tibet and Nepal Road Cycling Trip

  This trip is a once in a lifetime experience – a chance to surround yourself in the ancient cultures of Tibet and ride through its stunning landscapes on your road bike. Tibet has for centuries evoked images of a lost Shangri La. To this day, it’s stunning Himalayan views, high plateau, beautiful Buddhist monasteries and extraordinary people combine to make Tibet one of the world’s great travel experiences. The cycling highlight will be the worlds longest descent along the winding roads off the Tibetan Plateau and through dramatically changing landscapes into lush Nepal. ...

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Beijing Vintage Ride 2014

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Beijing Vintage Ride 2014

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

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Jiuhua Mountain / Taiping Lake Cycling Getaway

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Jiuhua Mountain / Taiping Lake Cycling Getaway

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

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Panda Update

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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 as part of the Tour of Beijing this year. Inspired by “Dutch Corner” at the Tour de France the event was a chance for fans to come out, get dressed up and cheer on their favorite riders. It also happened that the Panda Bear is part of cycling folklore thanks to the now famous incident where a man in panda costume...

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Cycling trip to South China – Yangshuo

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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 take your breath away. Believe it or not we are living in an amazing part of the world for cycling. I don’t need to tell you that Beijing itself has some of the best cycling anywhere in the world (if you are not sure see what Dan Martin has to say about it here). Many of us however are...

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Tour of Beijing – Ride with the Pros

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Beijing Road Cycling, Cycling in Beijing, Road Racing, Tour of Beijing

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Chinese Sports Massage

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Chinese Sports Massage

We are excited to announce a another service at SERK specifically targeting cyclists – Chinese Sports Massage. A cycling friend of ours (Dr. Hu) is also a leading medical massage doctor in Beijing. He has offered to provide deep tissue massage services for our customers on a weekly basis. Sports massage can be an effective way to treat sports injuries and help prevent them. Here is some info from the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine on the benefits of massage :   Massage helps to prevent injury prior to participating in sports or exercise by taking warming up and stretching to...

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Wheel Building Course

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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 !

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Bike Fitting Services with guest expert Radek Valenta

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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 and Olympic cyclist, as a coaching on four continents, and training in science testing, bike fitting and biomechanical analysis at the Australian Institute of Sport. He will visit Beijing in October and provide fitting and biomechanical analysis sessions at SERK. Radek will provide...

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Tour de France 2013 Viewing

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Pro Cycling on the big screen at SERK. Watch Le Tour de France live with a cold Belgian beer and good company in Beijing.

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Lecture at the Danish Embassy – Beijing in the Golden Age of the Bicycle.

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Come and join us for a lecture and discussion on Beijing Bicycle Culture, Bicycle Urbanism and Sustainable Cities.

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Tongzhou ride around Canal park

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Cycling in Beijing. Bicycle ride in Tongzhou bicycle canal park.

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Huangshan Mountain Cycling Trip

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Huangshan Mountain Cycling Trip

This April Serk are organizing a cycling trip outside of Beijing to the World Heritiage listed Huangshan mountain region. This is your opportunity to see what many call China’s most beautiful mountain from the saddle of your bike. Huangshan is located in Anhui province and our trip will be based in Yixian county. Yixian is surrounded by mountains and flowing streams and was a thriving cultural city in Ming and Qing Dynasties. Three days of cycling, nature and cultural exploration await ! We have chosen the weekend of April 13th and 14th for the trip to coincide with the Huangshan Mountain...

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Beijing Vintage Bike Run

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Beijing Vintage Bike Run

Beijing Vintage Bike Ride. This year we together with 700bike we organized Beijing's first vintage bike ride. Beijing Cycling in style !

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Film screening – Le jour le plus court

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Film screening – Le jour le plus court

December 21st is a symbolic day: the day of the winter solstice and the shortest day of the year, celebrated by many civilizations as the day of renewal. It is the perfect day to celebrate short films. For the first time in Beijing, the French Embassy and five different bars in the Gulou and Beixinqiao areas invite you to participate to an amazing journey within the world of short films. Different selections will be screened through the evening to make this shortest day a little bit longer than usual. We will be screening films at serk from 6:30 pm. 6.30 Cheveu Julien Hallard – Fiction...

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Belgian Beer Tasting and Belgian Cycling Talk

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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 you a  Belgian cycling and beer tasting afternoon. Come and sample 4 of Belgiums best beers and listen to Kyle Buchoff from Vandegeeten talk about some of the history and interesting culture behind the beers while you sip away ! Following the sampling session Tom Lanhove...

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