This is the “spot”!

This section of our website will give you a little glimpse into who we are. Here you can find some facts we think are important enough to present on our website.

We are conscious of the fact that as a part of the community we must always give something back. Northern Nevada is our home–whether we are native born or chose to live here. We are all traveling down the bike path of life together–lets make our home a nicer place to live. We all have to learn to share.  So wave to the next cyclist you see, we are all fighting the same fight.

Bike Shop attributes:

Rich Staley:  Owner of Great Basin Bicycles and has worked here since it’s inception in 1990.  He has tons of hours behind a wrench, and there is not much he can’t fix, or figure out how to get you back on the road.  He has successfully raced Road Bikes, Mountain Bikes, and now Tandems.  He has mountain biked every road / trail in this area and most of Nevada.  Currently he is focusing on Ultra Endurance bike races and rides, as well as working with customers of Great Basin Bicycles to set goals and complete many of the areas supported rides.  Here is an interview from Northern Nevada Business :

Here is a list of his (and customers) recent accomplishments:


Steven Lewis: Resident Shop Cat Herder is actively involved in many of the area’s mountain bike rides and races. He also spends some of his free time volunteering with the Tahoe Area Mountain Biking Association building and maintaining the vast amount of trails the area has to offer. Steven is also actively involved in the local and regional mountain bike racing scene, riding both of his race bikes:

Shimano XTR equipped Yeti SB66c                 SRAM XX1 equipped 2015 Cannondale Jekyll Carbon Team





California Enduro Series 2014 – 2nd Place Series Overall (Expert Men 19-34)

Crankworx Garbanzo DH at Whistler, B.C. – 24th of 58 (only rider on an enduro bike) – Strava Link

Reno Wheelmen Twilight Series 2014 #6 Super D – 2nd Place (Mixed Expert/Pro Men) – Strava Link

Sea Otter Classic


Contrary to popular belief, Steven does spend a few minutes here and there riding his Shimano Ultegra Di2 equipped Cannondale SuperSix Evo road bike…

  • 100-mile “Tour De Gerlach” with Rich and Adam – Strava Link

  • Fast Friday Outside in the Wind – Strava Link


We encourage you to get out and ride; we live in a great place! Discover it on your bike! Take a day and ride somewhere new! Check out our trail maps or stop by the store and pick up a book! We have many titles and authors at our store. Do not delay! There are only a limited number of cycling days in our life, take the time now and enjoy this wonderful scenic area we call home–Northern Nevada!