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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Fat Bikes and Winter Clothing on Sale!

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Been thinking about a fat bike for yourself? In need of some winter clothing to get you through the rest of the season? From now until they’re gone save $300 on our in stock Trek Farley 5’s (15.5″, 17.5″, and 19.5″ left!). And save up to 20% on in stock Lithos Softshell jackets, Meraj Women’s Softshell jackets, Old Man Winter pants, RXL Thermal Long Sleeve Jerseys, and some booties!

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February Cleaning Special!

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FREE CLEANING for the month of February! With any Tune-Up package you get a free bike cleaning. (Valued at $30-$50!)

Given that February is a relatively quiet time of year for the shop. Rather than send home more employees we would rather encourage some early maintenance for your bicycle. If you bring your bike in now, you will beat the spring time rush, and will be ready to ride as soon as the weather is nice!  So come on down and we can help get your bike running in tip top shape!  While you’re here you can check out the deals we have going on bikes and accessories!

Just remember: Friends don’t let friends ride a filthy bicycle.

 

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Rubber Side Down: A Wheelie Good Evening! …Or Two!

Rubber Side Down Bicycle Tire Maintenance Clinic

***The Co-Ed Clinic for Sunday, February 12, 2017 has been cancelled due to inclement weather. Stay tuned for an update on the reschedule date!***

 

Don’t let a flat tire deflate your confidence. Pump up your knowledge with us!

On Friday, February 10, 2017 (Women’s Only) 7:00pm – 9:00pm, and Sunday, February 12, 2017 (Co-Ed) 5:00pm – 7:00pm, join us for a fun, hands-on event to learn everything you need to get rolling again. We’ll demystify all things wheels; from fixing a flat to checking the spokes & hubs to selecting the appropriate tire for your riding style.

Whether you ride tubes or tubeless or aren’t even sure what that means, this class is for you. All you need is $20.00, your bike and a willingness to get your hands dirty. It’s going to be ‘wheelie’ fun!

Space is limited so call or drop by the shop 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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Spinning Season in Full Swing

Spinning season is back in full swing! Your favourite instructors are back, guiding you through your winter training. We are also excited to welcome our new instructor, Emily, to the crew! If you’ve never tried spinning, now’s your chance! Your first class is free. After that classes may be purchased individually for $13, ten for $110, fifteen for $150 or thirty for $270. Season passes which guarantee clients a bike in two classes per week are also available for $450.

Classes will be running Monday to Thursday (6:45pm-7:45pm), Saturday (9:00am-10:00am), and Sunday (9:00am-11:00am). This year, we have performed lots of awesome renovations around the shop! The spinning area now features more fans to keep you cool while you spin, as well as improved lighting, and audio system configuration.

We are continuing paperless electronic signup. To sign up for your classes, visit the spinning page and select your classes right on the calendar.

 

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Freewheel Feature: 2016 Trek Emonda S 4

Few other road bikes offer the same incredible value as the Trek Emonda S4. This bike is perfect for entry and intermediate road riders who refuse to compromise comfort or performance. The frame is crafted from expertly engineered 300 Series OCLV carbon. This means that you can expect an incredibly comfortable ride, however the frame has been beefed up at key points to optimize power transfer and control.Trek Emonda S 4 Road Bike

The bike is sensibly outfitted with Shimano’s Tiagra components. The shift levers feature Shimano STI shifting, so the motions to shift the gears are the same as Shimano’s higher end components. Tiagra’s performance is unmatched at this price point.

The frame geometry is based on Trek’s H2 fit, meaning that the rider is positioned with a less aggressive posture. This means that you can stay comfortable on those longer rides. Visit us at Freewheel, and we will size you up to the right road bike that fits your needs. Don’t forget to bring your helmet, shoes and favourite riding clothes for your test ride (or you may borrow one of our demo helmets).

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Freewheel Feature: 2016 Trek Precaliber

The Trek Precaliber series of kids’ bicycles make riding fun! Unlike a lot of children’s bikes out there, Precalibers are real mountain bikes, just scaled down for smaller riders. The frames are made of lightweight and durable aluminum. Keeping the weight down on bikes for kids is really important because the riders themselves don’t weigh much. Your kids are much more likely to enjoy riding if their bike is light and easy to whip around.

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Trek kids bikes feature “Dialed” adjustable components. The brake levers can be adjusted for smaller hands, and the cranks have adjustable length. We know it’s hard to fit bikes to growing riders, and these features make it a breeze! 

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Bring your little ones down to Freewheel for a sizing and a test ride. Ask us about our kids’ bike trade-in program, and get up to 50% of your kids’ bike’s value in store credit to apply to their next bike once they have outgrown it*.

*Some conditions apply

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Level 1 Maintenance Clinic – Saturday, May 28, 2016

*This event has been postponed to Saturday, May 28th. There’s still time to sign-up!

Hey, do you ride a bike? Well then you should be self-sufficient! This is stuff every cyclist should know!

We teach basic maintenance such as correct tire inflation, cleaning and lubrication of your chain and gears, and of course trail-side emergency repairs that will help you avoid that really long walk home!

Learn to fix any kind of flat! Learn to repair and replace a broken chain. Learn to make a badly bent wheel rideable, and finally learn to identify mechanical issues before they become serious problems.

When: Saturday, May 14th, 2016 12:00-3:00PM
When: Saturday, May 28th, 2016 1:00-4:00PM
Where: Freewheel Cycle, 9 King St. W.
Dundas, ON
905-628-5126
Cost: $25 in advance and $30 day of! There is limited space so please register early!
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Road Demo Night: Opus Bikes

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On Wednesday May 18th, our group road ride will be a little different. Now is your chance to try out some of the different flavours of the Opus road bike lineup. Available for demo will be Opus Allegro and Opus Andante bikes in various sizes. Instead of one continuous group ride, we will be leading a series of shorter loops, allowing everyone to try the bikes.

Bikes are available on a first-come-first-served basis. If you have not participated in one of our group rides before, you must complete a waiver before you ride. Helmets are mandatory. You may bring your own pedals, or we will have Shimano SPD pedals, or flats available.

When:
May 18th 2016, 5PM to 8PM

Where:
Freewheel Cycle
9 King St. W
Dundas, ON L9H 1T5

Cost:
Free!

If you have any further questions about the Road Demo Night, feel free to call us at 905-628-5126.

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