905-628-5126
9 King St. W
Dundas, ON
L9H1T5
Monday-Friday: 10am-9pm
Saturday: 10am-5pm
Sunday: 10am-5pm
info@freewheelcycle.com

Reminder: 2017 Bicycle and Gear Swap!

April 15th @ Freewheel Cycle

Just a reminder that this weekend is our annual Bike Swap! Come down to the shop on Saturday April 15th to check out all of the previously loved bicycles and equipment. This is a once-a-year event that you won’t want to miss. You never know what you might find!

Sorry, we are no longer accepting equipment for the sale.

This weekend Freewheel will be open on Saturday and Monday. We will be closed on Friday and Sunday (gone riding!)

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Trek Fest at Freewheel

Trek Fest is on now at Freewheel Cycle. Until Monday April 17 get credit to use for some awesome Bontrager accessories with the purchase of every Trek bike. This is the time get get geared up for the season!

For bikes $399-$999
Get $50 credit

For bikes $1000-$1999
Get $100 credit

For bikes over $2000
Get $200 credit

For more details ask us in-store!

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Ladies Cycle Social

Come socialize with us and talk about bicycles!
Saturday April 22, 2017 @ Freewheel Cycle
6:00-9:00PM

Launch the 2017 women’s cycling season right with Freewheel Cycle. We are excited about the warm weather, and getting out on our bicycles! You will meet our Trek Women’s Advocate team, and the rest of the crew at Freewheel. Also, leading industry reps will be in attendance to show off the latest 2017 female specific bicycle products. Learn how cool technologies like saddle mapping can help you enjoy your ride even more. There will be refreshments and door prizes too!

Drop in anytime! It’s free!

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2017 Bicycle and Gear Swap!

April 15th @ Freewheel Cycle

Spring is a time for cleansing, renewal and cleaning out the garage. And our annual Bike Swap! Our swap is a great way to make some space in the basement, and put some money in your pocket. If you’re looking for the perfect bike or cycling gear you can find some sweet deals for the season ahead too!

Have some old gear that you think someone else could put to good use? Maybe you’ve realized that the bike you bought on special really DOESN’T fit. Maybe it’s a gift that just didn’t work (sorry Mom & Dad!). Bring your unwanted bikes and gear down to be put into our swap! And browse to see what treasures others have unearthed in their garages.

How does it work?

Simply bring your bike down to us anytime until Wednesday, April 12th. We will check over your bike, assess any necessary repairs, and discuss a selling price with you. (In the event that your bicycle does not sell during the swap, please be aware that you are responsible for any pre-sale repair costs that are incurred). On the day of the swap, April 15th, 2017 we will have all the bikes and gear displayed for people to view, and if your bike/gear is purchased you can redeem 75% of the value in cash, or 100% in store credit. If your bike does not sell you MUST promptly return to pick it up.

Bike shop quality bikes and parts only.

Come on down, sell some of your gear and pick up a great riding deal for this coming season!

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Ride More, Wait Less: Suspension Service at Freewheel

Proper maintenance is crucial to the performance and longevity of all suspension components. Freewheel offers a state-of-the-art repair shop that is equipped to service all major suspension brands in-house. This means that we can freshen up your suspension in as little as one day, so you can spend more time riding, and less time waiting for service. Our mechanics are constantly expanding their expertise, and are formally trained and certified from Fox, RockShox, 9point8, and UBI. Components from RockShox, Fox, Marzocchi, DVO, Manitou, MRP, and X-Fusion can all be serviced in-house. In most cases, assessment and repair quotes can be made on the spot when you drop off your bike.

Forks should be serviced at a minimum of once per season, depending on ride time and riding conditions. If you are a year round rider this could mean Fall and Spring service. Maintenance ensures long seal and stanchion life, and more dependable compression and rebound functions. Rear shocks have the same recommended service intervals. They are more vulnerable to air leaks and damage to the smaller compression/rebound parts when service intervals are missed which can add up and mean down downtime for you.

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We even offer nitrogen service for Fox rear shocks. This is beneficial for air and coil shocks, as well as specialty Fox shocks such as DRCV and RE:aktiv, found on Trek mountain bikes. Typically you would have to wait 1-4 weeks for your local shop to send the shock to a service centre to be overhauled. Since your shock never leaves our shop, we can guarantee a much faster turnaround regardless to the season; with as quick as 24 hour turnaround.

Dropper seatposts need love too! Seatposts should be serviced once a season to extend seal/stanchion life. Grime build-up on your dropper post can cause trailside failures, leaving you with an uncomfortably low saddle height, or a bobbing saddle leaving you at the back of the pack trying to catch up to your friends.

Our main goal in the service area is to keep you on your bike so we work with you and your schedule to reduce downtime. Come visit us to book an appointment and learn a bit about the service your bike needs to stay in tip top shape and keep you on the trails.

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Empress of the Wrench: Bike Maintenance 101 for Ladies

There’s nothing so freeing as riding a bicycle. The wind in your face, the freedom to roam….until a mechanical problem occurs.

Grab your bike and join other likeminded women on April 7th for a hands-on clinic to learn how to manage and even prevent common bicycling issues.

Topics & skills to include:

  • how to clean & lube the chain
  • how to fix a flat tire
  • how to fix a dropped or broken chain
  • minor derailleur adjustments

Registration is $20. Space is limited so call or drop by the shop to register. (905-628-5126)

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Queen of Clean: Bike Cleaning 101 for Ladies

We love gettin’ down & dirty on our bikes, sometimes quite literally, so it’s important to know how to get your whip back in fine fettle. A clean bike not only looks sexy, it performs better and lasts longer.

Join us on March 24th at this women’s focused clinic to learn how to clean and care for your noble two-wheeled steed. You will learn proper bike cleaning techniques, maintenance of the chain and care of your suspension system.

There is a $20 registration fee that will get you some snacks, beverages and a head full of knowledge. You are encouraged to bring your dirty bike and be prepared to roll up your sleeves.

Space is limited so register early! Give us a call to let us know you are coming: 905 628-5126

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Did You Know Freewheel is Open Late ALL YEAR Round?

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We would like to remind you all that Freewheel is open late every weeknight, and open Sundays all year round. Even in the off-season our doors are open until 8pm, Monday through Friday. Whilst other shops severely reduce their winter hours, we understand that most of you lead busy 9-6 weekday work lives. This makes it challenging to find time during your busy workday to visit your local bike shop. Not Freewheel! We’re here when it’s convenient for you!

Additionally, any time our doors are open we have a certified mechanic on hand to address your service questions and needs. Whether its repairing the aftermath of your last crash or performing a tune-up, we’ll get your bike working like new. Better yet we’ll do so within 48 hours if all the necessary parts are on hand.

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PS Just a friendly reminder that we’re entering daylight savings time this weekend, so don’t forget to change your clocks!

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Chain of Knowledge: Drivetrain Maintenance Clinics

 

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On Friday, March 10, 2017 (Women’s Only) 7:00pm – 9:00pm, and Sunday, March 12, 2017 (Co-Ed) 5:00pm – 7:00pm, join us to learn about chains, derailleurs and the mystical machine that is your drivetrain.  We will discuss the common problems encountered when out riding your bicycle and how to minimize the impact.  

This is a hands-on clinic so for $20.00 you will get knowledge in your head and grease under your fingernails.  Don’t forget to bring a bike!

Space is limited so stop by the shop or call to register!  905-628-5126

(Our main focus will be mountain bikes but all disciplines are welcome as the principles are still the same.)

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