Tomorrow is the start of Pedalpalooza! Check the shift2bikes.org event calander for many events. If you are in the Foster area there is the Fourth Annual Foster Tavern Ride meeting at Smokey’s bar at 10pm Thursday. I went last year and it was good times! If you are in the area, enjoy bikes, beer, and meeting your neighbors come ride with us!
Groupon was a great experience and thanks to all who participated! Now it’s time to get ready for the busy summer season. With the weather still being unpredictable we are not backed up yet. Feel free to bring your bikes in for service!
See you tomorrow!
This Saturday is the annual fix it fare at Marshall. Kids can get their bike repaired for free! It’s from 10am to 1pm at the Marshall campus. details here.
If you have basic mechanic skills we might need some extra hands! Food will be provided and it is a lot of fun. If you want to volunteer call the shop or shoot me an email!
NOTE: We always reserve some space and manpower for all our regular customers, feel free to bring you bikes in as usual.
If you are waiting for the call to bring your bike in we still have some left on the waiting list. Basically if you waited to call for an appointment until the 23rd of February or later you haven’t been called yet. Soon, I promise.
Thanks again for your patience!
UPDATE: Phone is working again!
It is currently 11am on Monday April 11th and the phone is not working at the moment, but I assure you, we are open for our regular hours today!
but you don’t have to let it go to waste. If you wish we will count the price paid for the coupon towards a tune up. You won’t be getting a discounted service anymore but at least the money spent previously will not be lost. If interested please give a call during business hours and we will let you know what the wait time is.
If you called by the 28th you’re on the waiting list and we will be calling you as soon as we have room. You’re groupon will be honored as it was originally intended!
Thanks to everyone who participated and keep an eye out later this year, we may just do another!
We are so full it is hard to get any work done! We literally cannot fit any more bikes in without violating fire code. You still do have time to use your Groupon if you call and get on the waiting list. We will take your name and number and call you as soon as we have room!
A whole pile of Groupon tune-ups and other repairs have been dropped off in the last week. It’s getting hard just to walk in here!
Right now we are not doing set appointments but will probably transition to a waiting list of sorts to keep things organized. With volume like this the situation changes rapidly so please call before you head down!
If you bought one of our Groupon please note that it expires at the end of next month. We are already seeing a big rush of customers! To insure you don’t miss out please contact us as soon as possible!
It is exciting to me to see this happening! Once this is eventually put in place it will be a real boon for our area. The details still have to be figured out so if you have any suggestions this is the time to do it!
See you there!
Wednesday Jan. 26th
5pm to 8pm
Our Lady of Sorrows Parish
5329 SE Woodstock Blvd
We will be closing for the last week of December as usual. The 24th all the way to January 3rd. It was our busiest year yet and a little vacation is needed! As usual thanks to you the customer for supporting us. Have a great holiday and New Year!
If you really need to contact us please email firstname.lastname@example.org . The email will be checked daily.
We will be closed on Thanksgiving day and the following day. Regular hours on Saturday 10am to 5pm.
Enjoy the holiday!
Looks like the wet and the cold are arriving. As usual it’s gotten pretty slow in the shop. Now would be a good time to bring in your bike for service!
Attention Groupon Customers!
We have worked through the whole waiting list we had. At least for now, we won’t even require an appointment. We may be able to process your bike in 24 hours or less!
As described here preparation and planning for a new North-South Bikeway is happening. Tonight is the second meeting of the committee. As always these meetings are open to the public, if you have any opinions or just want to learn which options are being considered you should come on out!
Citizen Advisory Committee (CAC) Mtg #2: Wednesday, September 29, 2010, 6:30-8:30 PM. Providence Center Cancer Clinic, Conference Room A, at NE 47th Ave and NE Glisan Street
Every year the Fun on Foster event gets a little bigger and a little more fun! It was actually so busy in the shop that I never had the chance to do the Meticon Bike clinic as planned. Next year I’ll have to plan on having extra staff to handle the shop.
Laurelwood Park was packed with vendors and people checking out the vendors. By the shop on 60th was a lot of great music and good food from the Rock Bar.
Thanks to everyone who helped put it together and to everyone who came out!
This Saturday is the annual Fun on Foster event! Numerous events up and down Foster. Much of it is often centered around Laurelwood Park area, but there is stuff happening from 50th down to 82nd.
For example right next to Meticon on 60th Avenue there is a block party happening! Music, food, vendors, a bike clinic put on by the shop, and more!
If you live or work in the area you might want to make time to come down to this event. Focused on traffic safety on Foster it will be a chance to voice any concerns you may have to several of our elected officials.
Come down on Tuesday the 14th at 6:30. The location is Kern Park Church 6828 SE Holgate.
See you there!
While we will be open Saturday we will be taking Monday off.
Have a good holiday weekend!
Wow! We sold 851 tune up coupons by the end of the day… That’s gonna keep us busy for quite a while. We have scheduled appointments already for the next several weeks. At this point if you call we will need to put you on to the waiting list and we will get you in as soon as possible!
If you need any sort of emergency repairs to tide you over until we can get you in for the full service please give us a call and we will work something out.
A note to our existing regular customers: With the added volume from Groupon there will be delays but we would never dream of ignoring all of you! We may be a little slower than usual but please continue coming in!
Thanks to everyone for supporting the shop!!!!!
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