Posted: February 2nd, 2015 | Filed under: Featured, Service | Comments Off on Bicycle Repair Classes Are Back
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Hello cycling enthusiasts! We’ve got some exciting winter news for you. The long-awaited repair classes are coming back. This year, we’ll be doing 2 sets of classes at the end of February and beginning of March.
There will be a basic class, covering simple roadside repairs (flat fixes and the like) and an advanced class, covering more in-depth home repair like derailleur adjustments, brake adjustments and beyond.
You can sign up for both, or each class individually depending on your level of interest, though the advanced class will assume that you’ve taken the basic class or have an equivalent knowledge base already.
The classes will meet on Sundays from 9am to 11am. Basic sessions will run February 15th and March 1st and Advanced sessions will run February 22nd and March 8th. Each session is $20, you bring your own bike and we provide the tools, repair stands and know-how!
For more detailed information or to sign up, call the shop (we can take cards over the phone for payment) or stop by in person. Mailing list subscribers get first notice, but space is limited so sign up fast!
Posted: December 5th, 2014 | Filed under: Accessories, Components, Featured, Hybrid Bikes, Mountain Bikes, Products, Road Bikes, Sale, Tires, Trainers | Comments Off on None More Black Post-Black Friday Sale
Black Friday, in the last couple years has become a big event in the American Tradition, for better or worse. Hopefully now that everything has calmed down and everyone has their large-scale electronics safely in their home, we can take a minute and remember what’s really important in life: riding bikes.
To that end, we’re having a nice little holiday sale. Perhaps most exciting, all remaining 2014 bikes have been are now on sale and the scant few 2013 bikes we’ve still got floating around have had their prices slashed even further! Stop by the shop for specific model availability and prices.
Other hits include:
- 20% off any pair of tires when they’re bought together.
- Up to 25% off trainers.
- All bar tape 10% off.
And before you go trampling your neighbors/closest friends/significant others/random passerbyes to death, we’ll be running this sale all the way into the new year, so take your time and try not to kill anyone (please)!
In addition to all that stuff, don’t forget, all of our Capo apparel and accessories are still 40% off and we’ve got a bunch of great cold weather stuff to keep you warm for riding all through the winter time. We’ve also got a bunch of nice gifts for the holiday season, nice little stocking stuffers or bigger, more substantial stuff for the cycling folks that you care about.
Stop by the shop and check it out!
Posted: September 3rd, 2014 | Filed under: Featured, Rides, Uncategorized | Comments Off on The Bagel Ride: New and Improved
The ever-popular Bagel Ride is getting a nice little tune-up for the fall. Following the route pictured above, we’ll be leaving from the front door of the shop riding out to the lovely little borough of Bridgeport, PA and then loop around back to Philadelphia proper.
It’s a nice 40 mile jaunt, about 3 hours in total with a small stop out in Bridgeport for Bagels/Donuts/Coffee/What-have-you at a nice B ride pace. That’s about a 15-16 mph average with no drops, inclusive to cyclists of all skill levels who want a fun Saturday morning ride. If that sounds like you, then we hope to see you Saturday mornings at 8:30 in front of the shop! We’ll keep going as long as the weather holds up and please feel free to e-mail us, call the shop or just stop by if you have any questions!
Posted: August 2nd, 2014 | Filed under: Featured, Sale, Shoes Apparel Helmets, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Best of Philly® Celebration: 40% Off All Capo Apparel
While it’s not Christmas and there’s no leg lamp, it’s a major award! Obviously this would not have been possible without the support of our wonderful customers. Even if you don’t consider yourself a “serious” cyclist, in our eyes, everyone who has ever gotten on a bicycle and truly enjoyed it is serious enough.
As a token of our appreciation, we’re offering 40% off all in-store Capo apparel excluding Bicycle Therapy team kits. It’s serious clothing for a seriously low price. As always, please feel to call or stop by the shop for details!
Posted: June 2nd, 2014 | Filed under: Featured, Rides | Comments Off on A New and Relaxing Morning Ride With Team Bicycle Therapy-Melitta: Introducing CHILL HILLS
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If you’ve been following the Giro, you know there’s still a healthy amount snow on the beautiful peaks of the Alps. Unfortunately we here in sunny Philadelphia don’t have the luxury of being witness to such majesty so late in the year, so we have to find another way to keep our hills nice and chilled.
To that end, we’ve got a nice, even-keeled Wednesday morning ride with some decent climbs to keep it cool, keep it fun and most of all keep it relaxed. Whether you’re looking for a recovery ride or you just want to get in an easy, pleasant 20 miles before work in the morning, come join us for Chill Hills at 6:45 am on Wednesday mornings in front of the shop! As always, if you have any questions, feel free to stop by or call the shop!
Posted: April 28th, 2014 | Filed under: Featured, Rides | Comments Off on The Dirty Thirty is For the Children
Up from the 36 Chambers! The famous Dirty Thirty (aka Dirt McThirt) is back in full swing for 2014. If you’re looking to put some speed under you, join Team Bicycle Therapy-Melitta for a rousing Thursday morning training ride. It’s demanding, it’s hilly and you’re on your own if you get dropped so come prepared. There’s no official ride leaders, but the team is on hand to keep it classy, keep it fast and most of all keep it fun. If it sounds like your kind of ride, join us Thursday mornings in front of the shop at 6:45. We hope to see you there!
Posted: April 23rd, 2014 | Filed under: Accessories, Featured, On Sale, Products, Sale, Shoes Apparel Helmets, Specialized, Tires | Comments Off on Join Us in Celebrating Specialized’s 40th Anniversary
Specialized is turning 40 this year and of course the celebration is in full swing. It’s been a real pleasure for us here at Bicycle Therapy to be partnered with Specialized and, from the both of us, we want to give a little something back to you guys for making 40 years possible for them. Follow along after the jump for more info.
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Posted: March 30th, 2014 | Filed under: Featured, Rides, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Hello Springtime!
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winter is over and spring has sprung ok winter is back no wait it’s spring for real this time the rainy season has come to the droughtridden savannahs well whatever, we’ll deal with it later. No matter what the weather is, you can feel that buzz in the air. Everyone (if you’re reading this far into the post [thank you, by the way, I work hard on these!] probably you moreso than most ) is ready to ride. That first glimmer of shining sun and that first touch of warmth in the air is bringing cyclists of all kinds out in droves.
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Posted: January 10th, 2014 | Filed under: Featured, Service | Comments Off on New Year, New Services: Pro Wash and Pro Tank Cleaning
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Everyone who’s had their bike serviced by us knows that our Classic Tune Up package is a great way to get your bike truly dialed and ready to ride, whether it’s rehabbing an old favorite that hasn’t seen the road in years or monthly maintenance for your daily rider. Some bikes, however, need that extra level of special care. And some bikes are just plain dirty. Fortunately, Bicycle Therapy is here to help with our new Pro Wash and Pro Tank Cleaning service packages. Stick around after the jump to find out more. Read More »
Posted: December 23rd, 2013 | Filed under: Featured, Service, Tires, Uncategorized | Comments Off on The Good, The Bad And The Flat
As anyone who has gotten a flat fixed here at the shop before knows, we pride ourselves on the efficiency, speed and of course quality we provide with out flat tire repair service. In order to continue providing that level of service, we have to raise the price of flat tire repair from $13 to $15, effective January 1st. Not a significant of a jump, just wanted to give a heads up before the change went through.
To offset some of the increasing cost, for a limited time we’re bring back the ever popular Flat Fix Punch Card. $50 dollars buys you 5 flats, (that’s $10 dollars per flat for the less number-inclined among us) and the card is available now through January 15th so stop by and get yours today. Limit 1 per customer.