Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Now's The TIme-All Bikes $50 - $100 Off!

Ok, here you go. From now until Xmess, all in-stock bikes are $50 - $100 off. The photo sez it all: Bikes under $500 are $50 off, bikes over $500 are $100 off. No better deals to be found. Don't make me put coal in your stocking!

Thursday, December 09, 2010

We Got Colorful Bikes, You Probably Like...

Have you seen the bikes on sale @CRC lately? Some real fine pieces here, folks. Don't delay, act today!

Did someone say Orange? Hey, it's not just the title of a Jon Spencer Blues Explosion record, son! 59cm of Hot & Custom. $600

Hey Honky, it's Tonky. If you're lookin' to crush some gravel, this here's the one you want. 59cm. $1200

This is one of the most beautiful (Handsome?) bikes I've ever assembled at the Cykel Garage. You'd be making your girl really smile with this under the tree. Handbuilt wheels w/Velocity Deep V's & Electra Ticino hubs. 55cm. $1150

Ok, so you just need some reliable 4130 transportation? Step right up, sister. 54cm Mixte. $275

Nothing more than cool urban riding with this one: 53cm Sanwa Mixte single speed. $250

What is it about lugged steel single speed mountain bikes? Well they kick ass, that's what. This 19.5" Wheeler SS conversion will put a smile on your face whether on the road or on the dirt. Priced to move @ $300, and that's with an XTR rear hub!

Wednesday, December 08, 2010

From Nice Ride MN-Free Bikes for Kids This Holiday Season

From Jake @ Nice Ride MN:

Good Wheel To All And To All A Good Bike!

'Tis the season of giving, and we'd like you to help us give hundreds of free bikes to kids this holiday season.

Come on down to the Midtown Bike Center anytime we’re open and fix up some bikes to give to kids in your community. We need to kick out about 200 more bikes by December 10th in order to meet our goal of 350 bikes to give away.

Our mission is to give a bike to every kid who needs one. Every kid needs a bike!

Hours: (anytime the Midtown Bike Center is open!)

MON-FRI 6:30 AM - 7:00 PM

SATURDAY 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

SUNDAY 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

*Volunteer days run through Friday, December 10th*

The Freewheel Midtown Bike Center
2834 10th Avenue South
Get Directions

We need three categories of staff:

1. Wrenches - someone who knows their way around fixing a bike. Brakes, chains, gears, shifters, and the likes.

2. Assistant Wrenches - check and replace tires and tubes, check pressures, final cleaning of bikes, etc.

3. Hands - wash bikes with power washer, move them from place to place, minor support (Please Bring Towels).

If you have a large group of co-workers, friends, neighbors or strangers that can come assist, please contact Jake Quarstad at jquarstad@niceridemn.org.



P.S. Bring some tunes and plug into our speakers as your wrench!

Jake Quarstad, Outreach & Development Manager
Nice Ride Minnesota
Midtown Bike Center, Suite 3
2834 10th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55407
612.436.2072 (office)
651.303.2841 (cell)