2019 Bicycle Maintenance Clinics

Join other other like-minded bicyclists for our General Maintenance Clinic as our Melanie Poel teaches how to maintain your bicycle and prevent common issues. Knowing how to assess your bike and prevent key problems can help keep you safely rolling and even reduce expensive repairs.

Topics & skills include:

  • Proper tire inflation
  • How to clean and lube the chain
  • Minor derailleur adjustments
  • How to fix a flat tire

Space is limited to 15 spots per class. Only paid registration will reserve your spot, so stop by Freewheel today! Registration is $30. Minimum 4 registrants required for the class to run.

*Don’t forget, you get 1 free maintenance clinic with the purchase of a bike so this could be it!

Clinic Dates:

Saturday, April 13, 2019
1:00PM-3:00PM

Tuesday, April 23, 2019
6:00PM-8:00PM (Women only)

Saturday April 27, 2019
1:00PM-3:00PM

Sunday June 2, 2019
1:00PM-3:00PM

Sunday, July 14, 2019
1:00PM-3:00PM

Saturday, August 24, 2019
1:00PM-3:00PM

Sunday, September 15, 2019
1:00PM-3:00PM

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Freewheel’s Annual Bike Swap

Calling all used bicycles and equipment for Freewheel’s Annual Bike Swap! Bring your bike in for assessment anytime between now and Wednesday, April 17th.

Swap starts at 10:00am sharp on Saturday, April 20th!

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 to us anytime until Wednesday, April 17th. 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 20th, 2019 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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Spring/Summer Hours

Days are getting longer, and the weather is getting warmer. That means it’s time for us to change to our spring/summer hours! Starting April 1st, Freewheel will be open:

Monday to Friday: 10AM – 9PM
Saturday & Sunday: 10AM – 5PM

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Bikepacking in Jordan

Friday April 12, 2019 – 7:00PM-9:00PM
@ Freewheel Cycle

Tickets: $5 (available on EventBrite)

Join local bikepackers Paulo LaBerge and Heather Christine as they reflect on their epic journey through beautiful, rugged Jordan.

Beginning their journey not far from the Dead Sea, they rode southward to the ancient city of Aqaba. Along the way they befriended a camel, slept in an ancient Nabataean cave, explored a wonder of the world, pedaled (and coasted!) breathtaking stretches of the acclaimed Jordan Bike Trail, dined with Bedouins in their tent, and made the red sand dunes of the Wadi Rum desert their personal playground for a day.

Paulo and Heather will bring selected gear and talk about preparation, logistics, and expecting the unexpected.

We will be showcasing Trek bikes suitable for bikepacking as well as as a wide selection Blackburn gear. Refreshments and witty banter will be in abundant supply.

All proceeds from ticket sales will be donated to Bike for Mike.

Buy your tickets now and don’t miss out on this evening of entertainment and information. And bikes!

Tickets: $5
Available Here.

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Marc’s 24 Hours of Indoor Training

Join us at Freewheel Cycle as we host a true madman, Marc Sinclair of 9point8, as he goes for a 24 hour indoor trainer ride to collect donations of non-perishable food items for Hamilton Food Share. But he needs YOUR HELP!

Saturday February 9th 12:00PM – Sunday February 10th 12:00PM
@ Freewheel Cycle

Marc will ride 10 minutes for every non-perishable food item donated. His goal is to collect 144 items. That’s right. By our math, that means he’ll ride around the clock. Marc will have his bike set up in store and begin riding on Saturday at noon. His epic efforts will continue, with the help of your donations, until noon on Sunday.

Marc is putting his efforts to good use by setting up a non-perishable food drive for Hamilton Food Share. A collection bin will be at the shop this week so bring some food items, and cheer Marc on as he embarks on this 24 hour journey!

And no, Marc doesn’t get to eat your donated food during his ride. 😉

How you can get involved:

  • Bring your food donations to the shop this week so Marc can see what he’s in for
  • Jump on your smart trainer and join him online in Zwift (rider: “Dundas Freewheel Cycle”)
  • Come by the shop on Saturday with high-fives, food donations and good vibes for Marc

Please note that regular business hours still apply at Freewheel during Marc’s ride. We will be open on Saturday from 10am to 5pm, and Sunday 12pm to 5pm.

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Buy A Smart Trainer – Get Free Zwift!

Indoor training doesn’t have to suck.

Don’t believe us? We’ll prove it! Freewheel is the only Zwift demo centre west of the GTA and St. Catherines, serving customers in Hamilton, Dundas, Burlington, Oakville, Guelph, London, Kitchener, Windsor, and beyond. Visit us and you can try out the Zwift virtual training app with one of our smart trainers. Plus, if you love it (and we know you will) you can get 3 months of Zwift for free when you buy a smart trainer during January.

Smart trainers give you precise feedback about your ride, and unlock awesome features like structured workouts and virtual group rides. With Zwift you can ride hundreds of kilometers of virtual roads across 5 unique worlds, adding a whole new dimension to your training. Your best rides of the year just might be indoors!

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Yuletide Ride

Ride like Rudolph or Bike like Blitzen!

Sunday, December 9, 2018 4:30PM – 7:30PM
Meet @ Freewheel Cycle

Our beautiful town of Dundas is known for its festive spirit so what better way to take in the twinkling lights and holiday cheer than a bicycle ride!We will wind our way through the quiet streets of quaint Dundas neighbourhoods at a leisurely pace to delight in the twinkle and sparkle of the season. We’ll return to the shop to top off the revelry with mulled cider, hot chocolate and homemade goodies.

Donations of food, clothing or unwrapped toys will be accepted for the AM900 CHML Children’s Fund/Christmas Tree of Hope. Donations will be dropped off at the @dundas fireDundas Fire Station 23 during our ride!

What you need:

  • Sign the online waiver
  • Bicycle in good working order
  • Cycling specific helmet less than 5 years old
  • Weather appropriate attire
  • Yuletide spirit!

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Black Friday at Freewheel

November 23 – 26

Black Friday weekend is the perfect time to shop at Freewheel Cycle. We have great gifts for every cyclist, or you can even treat yourself – we won’t tell! There’s tons of deals on road bikes, mountain bikes, kids bikes, electric pedal assist bikes, and more. All clearance helmets, and apparel are 50% off regular price, and all Bontrager accessories are 20% off!

Plus, enjoy instant rebates up to $400 on ALL Trek Bicycles! Yes, you can get rebates on bikes that are already on sale, dropping the price even further, or you can find a sweet deal on a new 2019 model!


Bike PriceInstant Rebate Savings
$0-$299.99$25
$300-$999.99$50
$1000-$1999.99$100
$2000-$3999.99$200
$4000+$400

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Dundas By Bike

Come learn about cycling initiatives in your neighbourhood this Tuesday, November 20th at Dundas Town Hall. Drop in anytime betwen 6:30PM and 8:30PM to explore upcoming cycling infrastructure, school travel planning, bicycle parking, SoBi, and more!

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Voted Best Bike Shop 5 Years In A Row!

Freewheel Cycle has been voted the best bike shop in the View Magazine Reader’s Choice Awards, 5 years in a row! We would like to thank every one of our customers for voting both in the polls, and with your wallets.

Make sure to mark your calendars for our upcoming events:

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