Cycling Expert Dalton C.
  • Dalton C.

    Hey there! I'm a freelance writer, XC mountain bike racer, and international travel guide who likes to have fun making miles. Currently, I live in the beautiful outdoor playground that is Bend, OR. With over 200+ miles of singletrack and endless dirt roads, there's no where you can't take your bike and experience the Pacific Northwest on two-wheels.

    289 reviews averaging 4.9 stars
    Currently offline
    CategoryCycling Expert
    Customers helped3,083
    Current locationBend, OR
    Home townHooksett, NH
    My QualificationMTB Coach and Competitive Racer
    Favorite beerSunriver Rippin
    Favorite drinkH2O
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    Reviewer: Carl
    Dalton is a mind reader.....
    I gave Dalton the information that I was looking for a gravel bike that I can use as a fast road bike by changing out the wheel set. Informed him of my budget and bang....he produced 2 bikes I was currently reviewing: bmc and a Cervelo but his third bike an open was magic. I went to ME-CHAN-IC bicycle pro shop in Haverford, Pa and took the bike for ride. Wow, thanks to Dalton, I will be placing an order.
    Verified Review | Submitted on Jun 10, 2021
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    Reviewer: Doug
    Dalton Saves the Day!
    I'd been wasting time trying to decide on a road bike and figure out how I could get the right components while fitting it in my budget. Dalton provided super fast invaluable insights to help me make important decisions to move forward with purchasing just the right bike for me. I take this decision more seriously than buying a car and he gave me the confidence that I've bought just the right fit for me. Thanks a ton, Dalton!
    Verified Review | Submitted on Jun 4, 2021
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    Reviewer: Adam
    Dalton Came Through
    I have been agonizing over purchasing a road bike for awhile and having Dalton in my corner made such a big difference. Knowing there was someone who knows bikes as well as he does around to throw questions off without any pressure to buy immediately was so helpful. Amazing guy, he knows his stuff and I would (and likely will) absolutely work with him again in the future for more cycling purchases. 5/5 馃挴 All the stars. Dalton is awesome.
    Verified Review | Submitted on Jun 2, 2021
    Cycling Expert Dalton C.
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    Reviewer: john
    Dalton is awesome!!
    Seriously, he鈥檚 the expert cyclist best friend you wish you had. Super helpful, non judgemental to this noob, patient and responsive, friendly, kind, and importantly, knows bikes and enough about the various cycling sports to make sure you鈥檙e looking at the right bike for your needs and price point. I also appreciate you he never pressured me to purchase. In the end, I bought a bike for my wife from a local shop and decided to get a custom bike for myself, but I鈥檝e become a fan of curated and would recommend the company experience and service to anyone looking for guided and knowledgeable curation. Outdoor sports like cycling can be extremely intimidating for a first timer- especially navigating the universe of gear and options. Add in the mania of covid bike hunting and it鈥檚 nearly a nightmare. Dalton is the remedy!
    Verified Review | Submitted on Apr 30, 2021
    Cycling Expert Dalton C.
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    Reviewer: Wes K
    Dalton is the real deal!!!
    Man where do I even begin, let鈥檚 start off with Daltons knowledge of bikes and how he targets getting someone in the exact bike that tailors ones needs. I came to Dalton wanting a Santa Cruz Megatower and left with a Yeti SB 130 and couldn鈥檛 be more stoked. He dissected every aspect of both bikes and determined the Yeti was a better fit for my style of riding or lack there off, mind you this is my first mountain bike. Man Daltons patients is like no other it took me a few days to do some research of my own and he was along my side the whole way. He truly made this bike buying experience a true delight, hell I think he was just as stoked as I was when I finally knuckled up and pulled the trigger. This dude is the real deal if you are looking for advice on making a bike purchase. The dude is so good I will be back before the year is over to buy my chick a bike from him. Keep up all the hard work Dalton your expertise and knowledge is definitely not going unnoticed, truly grateful for all your time, effort, and advice in making this big purchase.
    Verified Review | Submitted on Apr 29, 2021
    Cycling Expert Dalton C.
    Expert: Dalton C.
    Reviewer: Wes K
    Wes K's experience with Dalton
    This was the most amazing buying experience I have ever encountered. Dalton was a huge help in selecting the perfect bike for me. His knowledge on bikes is above the rest. We experienced so hiccups with the ordering process but both Dalton and John were with me through the whole way and figured out what was wrong. An all around awesome buying experience. I will definitely be back for more!
    Verified Review | Submitted on Apr 29, 2021
    Cycling Expert Dalton C.
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    Reviewer: Brian
    Dalton knows his stuff!!
    Dalton was awesome and knows mountain bikes. I鈥檓 a longtime weekend warrior rider that appreciates nice equipment, but I don鈥檛 really stay on top of the latest/greatest in mountain biking technology and design considerations. Dalton simplified what the key decision points that I should consider, what I鈥檓 paying for and why (components, geometry, performance, etc.). He made great recommendations, wasn鈥檛 pushy, and seemed legitimately excited that he found a good fit for my requirements right around my budget. Highly recommend Duncan!
    Verified Review | Submitted on Apr 14, 2021
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    Reviewer: Amber
    First time user
    Ordered a Scott Genius 960 - Dalton went back and forth with me for a week or so about this bike. Answered all my crazy questions, also spoke with me on the phone so I could pick his brain about all the thoughts I was having. Covid-19 Bike shortage some how landed me on this site. Fingers crossed this ends up being a logical purchase with out ever seeing or riding the bike.
    Verified Review | Submitted on Feb 17, 2021
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    Reviewer: Larry
    hustled for me
    Dalton stepped in right away and tried hard to make a deal. He seemed knowledgeable, was quite accessable and friendly, and came up with a nice discounted price. (I was a little surprised at the tip line for I have never been asked to do so for an online sale - but I have not encountered such a helpful person. l'd like to leave a tip, but only after I get the bike and am sure everything is OK. Can I do that?)
    Verified Review | Submitted on Feb 8, 2021
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    Reviewer: Alexander
    Dalton is
    First time ever chatting with someone online about buying anything I was afraid I was going to get a computer to talk to but turns out not. I got lucky getting Dalton he was down to earth gave me like 6 solid choices. Was also very knowledgeable and professional. Nice work man, looking forward to cursing to work now instead of walking. Thanks again -alexander
    Verified Review | Submitted on Mar 16, 2021
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