Have you considered bike commuting but aren’t sure where to start? We can help with:
• Selecting a comfortable route • Riding safely and confidently in traffic • Choosing gear for commuting • Taking your bike on the bus • Someone to ride with you on your first trip to work • A friend to offer ongoing encouragement and advice Join a supportive community of like-minded bike commuters.
Our first Critical Mass ride of 2009 takes place this Friday, January 30 at 5:30 pm! All bikes welcome! Meet us at Retro City Cycles if you'd like, ride starts from Loch Haven Park. Don't forget your lights... and your helmet! Dano and I are off to ride up at Santos on Saturday and Sunday, please join us! We are training for the 12-Hours of Santos race coming up on February 21st!
Happy New Year! The holidays are over and the weather is beautiful... let's ride!
We have lots of fun events coming up for those of us who love off-road riding!
Dano and I will be racing in the 12 Hours of Santos (Ocala) race on Saturday, February 21. You can race a team, co-ed team, or 6- or 12-hour solo. GT will also be at the trailhead with more demo bikes than you can imagine! For more info on the race, please visit www.goneriding.com; if you are not interested in racing, come cheer us on and try out some cool GT bikes!
The 3rd Annual Spring Break Fat Tire Festival is taking place at Santos March 20-22. This is an awesome weekend! For the low price of $75, you get a camp site, three full days of food, beer, live entertainment, and of course, lots of riding! And it gets better: we will have demo bikes from Giant, Trek, Trek Women, Specialized, Specialized Women, Orbea, Girth, and Felt. Both road and off-road bikes will be available for demo! For more info, please see me or visit http://omba.org/
As always, Critical Mass will be held on January 30, we meet at Loch Haven Park at 5:30 pm!
Jess and Dano Kinnee opened Retro City Cycles in March 2007 to share their love of cycling with everyone in the Central Florida area. Dano has been working in and managing bike shops since 1992, and it has always been his dream to run his own shop. Dano is a graduate of the Bill Woodall Bicycle Mechanics School, which certifies him as a USCF (United States Cycling Federation) bicycle mechanic and DT Swiss-certified wheel builder. He is also an expert mountain bike racer, staying very involved in local races and club rides in the Southeast. At Retro City Cycles, we continue to look for ways to make your cycling experience better, through new products and services. We invite you to bring your bike in to Retro City Cycles, where we guarantee your bike will ride faster! Retro City Cycles is an active member of IMBA (International Mountain Bike Association), OMBA (Ocala Mountain Bike Association), Hal's Pals, Gone Riding races, Orlando Bike-O-Psychos, and the MS 150 Bike Tour. Stop by Retro City Cycles today, test ride a new bike, or just come in to talk "bike."