The Season Never Ends – Dirt Girls Guest Ride & BBQ

Sunday September 23 – 2:00PM-7:00PM

Freewheel Cycle
9 King St. W, Dundas

There’s a party on the trails and you are invited!

The Freewheel Dirt Girls had a lot of adventures, meeting up with old friends and making new ones. Now it’s our turn to invite our friends to come ride our ‘home’ trails with us. A hearty welcome to friends old and new, and friends we haven’t even met yet!

We will be showcasing our awesome trail network to fellow amazing women mountain bikers with beginner, intermediate and advanced rides. There’s a fun group for riders of all skill levels.

  • Beginner: about 10km of single and doubletrack with less than 100m of climbing.
  • Intermediate: 15-22km mix of single and doubletrack as well as paved road. The climbing will include an on-road climb for a ride-total of approximately 300m climbing.
  • Advanced: 30km, a mix of road, single and doubletrack as well as more than 400m of challenging-but-doable climbing.

This is a women’s focused ride. Mates & dates are welcome to join in the fun so long as they respect our ride as a fun and empowering women’s mountain bike ride.

And after the ride, we will host a tailgate party in the parking lot of Freewheel Cycle with refreshments and a BBQ.

Get tickets here!

All this for $5? Seems pretty sweet, eh? How about knowing that your $5 is donated to Hamilton Burlington Mountain Biking Association, the stewards of our amazing trail network? As such, tickets are non-refundable.

No raindate; Mel guarantees we won’t need it. 😉

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Trek Summer Sale is Here!


 

That’s right! The Trek Summer Sale is back and better than ever! Save up to $200 on ALL in stock Trek bicycles!

  • Save $50 on ALL bicycles $299.99 – $999.98
  • Save $100 on ALL bicycles $999.99 – $1999.98
  • Save $200 on ALL bicycles $1999.99 +

This sale even includes bicycles that were already on sale! They are just more on sale! They’re even sale-ier than before! Is sale-ier even a word? We don’t know, but we’re gonna roll with it!

 

Additionally, select Bontrager accessories are also on sale, so stop on by and see what’s available!

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Father’s Day Bike and Brewery Ride

Sunday June 17th at 10:30am

What better way to celebrate Dad than to explore our local micro breweries by bike? On Father’s Day, grab your Dad and join us as we take a leisurely ride to three of our closest local craft breweries: Fairweather Brewing Company and Grain & Grit Beer Co. and Shawn & Ed Brewing Co!

Registration and pre-payment is required for this ride.

Participation is limited to 30 people. So sign up early so you won’t miss out.

Registration closes Saturday June 16th at 3pm.

$30 will get you a flight of beer at each of the three breweries.  What gets poured into the glass is your choice!

Also you must be 19 years of age or older.


What you need:

  • Register/prepay on Eventbrite
  • Sign this waiver   
  • Helmet (less than 5 years old)
  • Bicycle (in good working order)
  • Bell or horn (it’s the law!)

What we strongly suggest:

  • Bicycle lights for safety
  • Water bottle

This Social Ride will be 10km and at a leisurely pace.

(Bringing Dad is suggested but totally optional)

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Holiday Hours!

It’s the long weekend! And we’re open regular hours for ALMOST the entire thing! That’s Saturday and Sunday 10:00am – 5:00pm. Monday our hours change slightly to 10:00am – 5:00pm. We’ll be sneaking in a ride after work I’m sure!

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Women’s Learn to Mountain Bike

Saturday June 9, 2018
9:00AM-4:00PM
(lunch included on Saturday)
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Sunday June 10, 2018
9:00AM-12:30PM

Meet @ Freewheel Cycle
9 King St. W Dundas ON

Join Freewheel’s Trek Women’s Advocate Team for a weekend of learning how to mountain bike. PMBI instructors help you tackle the core riding skills of shifting, braking, climbing, descending, cornering and clearing small obstacles.

Saturday morning we spend at a local park learning bike handling skills and in the afternoon you will learn about basic bike maintenance and women’s specific cycling topics.

Sunday morning we take our new skills into the real world on the trails at Christie Lake Conservation Area.

Registration: $150

Please call the shop to register: 905-628-5126

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Postponed: Freewheel Ladies Open House

Saturday, April 14th April 28th 6PM-9PM @ Freewheel Cycle

Spring is in the air and that means it’s time for our Ladies Open House!

A season filled with this many rides, clinics and special events needs a party to kick things off. Come and check out the latest in women’s cycling fashions, displays by local artists, cycling organizations and get all the updates on our women’s cycling program and social rides.

There will be door prizes, bicycle fitting demonstrations and industry reps on site to discuss new women’s specific products.

And of course it’s not a party without refreshments! Sample delectable nibblies from Taylor’s Tea Room and wash it down with some tasty beverages.

Come by our Ladies Open House and say hello, help us celebrate women in cycling!

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Trek Fest!

That’s right! It’s that time of year again. Trek Fest is officially on, and it may just be the best damn sale of the year!

From now until April 8th ALL Trek bicycles over $299.99 are on sale. Pretty simple right? PLUS, the sale even applies to sale bikes. So those bikes that you were checking out on sale in our store, are marked down EVEN further! “What could possibly be better?” you may be asking? Well I’m glad you asked. Many Bontrager accessories are also on sale for 20% off.

AND

This Saturday March 31st is our Swap Day! Great prices on bicycles and gear outside for the Swap, great prices on bicycles and gear inside for Trek Fest. What more could you ask for?!?!

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Holiday Hours

Our holiday hours for this coming weekend are as follows:

Friday, March 30, 2018 (Good Friday) – CLOSED

Saturday, March 31, 2018 (SWAP DAY!) – 10:00am – 5:00pm

Sunday, April 1, 2018 (Easter Sunday) – CLOSED

Monday our hours will return to regular Spring/Summer hours! They will be:

Monday – Friday – 10:00am – 9:00pm

Saturday and Sunday – 10:00am – 5:00pm

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2018 Bicycle and Gear Swap!

March 31st @ 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, March 28th. 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, March 31st, 2018 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!

 

Swap starts at 10:00am sharp!

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