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Winter Tune-Up 2016

Gear Up For the Season!


Get Your GURU Fit On - Winter 2016

Why YOU Need A GURU Fit from Pedal Power

Winter is here, but this could be the perfect time of year to take your cycling to the next level.  How?  Get a Pro Bike Fit today from Pedal Power Bike & Ski.  You'll improve your comfort and performance now, and be ready to go when Spring arrives.

Fitting is at the core of what we do; that's why we've included several links to demonstrate that.

Our revolutionary GURU Dynamic Fit Unit is unique, and it’s great (really!).  You can read all about it HERE

But guess what?  The system doesn’t make the fit.  A great fit still requires a great fitter, and you can read more about us HERE.

We recently fit an active and healthy 18 year old woman with no history of injuries and no obvious structural malformations.  She STILL needed a GURU fit!  Better still, a GURU fit from Pedal Power.  You can take our word for that, or read her surprisingly long story, with all the gory details HERE.

If we've got you intrigued, and you'd like specific details about scheduling, time, cost, and what to bring, click HERE.

Wouldn't this be the perfect time for YOU to be properly fitted?  At Pedal Power?

Need Sharpening?

Get ready for the snow at Pedal Power Bike & Ski!

Don't travel miles looking for top-notch service for your skis and boards.  Now you can bring your winter gear to the same folks you've trusted with your bikes for years.  Using our hi-tech Montana sharpening and waxing machines, we can give you the first class results you want right here at Pedal Power.

And while you're here, you can pick up discount lift tickets for Sugarbush.

 

Thursday Night Roller Races

You're really not the cold weather type, hate short days, bike trainers, and spinning, but still want to have fun riding your bike in the winter.  It can be done.  Come visit Pedal Power for Roller Races!

Starting January 7th, and each subsequent Thursday for the next couple of months, Pedal Power will be hosting Roller Races.  Rollers are a set of three cylinders, set into a frame, connected by a rubber drive belt, and powered by your rotating rear wheel. 

What makes them particularly interesting, is that you can ride at virtual speeds of 30, 40, or even 50mph, and nothing holds you up.  Hmm.  Riding rollers helps your steering accuracy, balance and smooth (efficient) application of power.  And, they're certainly not boring, especially with our group.

Don't know how?  Someone will help you.  Races (mostly against yourself) start at 6:30 and usually finish up shortly after 8pm.  Bring your bike, riding togs, and rollers if you have them, and get ready for fun.

The Rail Trail Lives

This (lousy, but real) video was shot right behind Pedal Power Bike & Ski in Acton on Friday December 11th. As you can see, workmen are continuing to rip up railroad ties from what will become the new section of the Bruce Freeman Rail Trail. The railroad spikes were already removed a few weeks ago, and this is the next step.

An ordinary rail trail could probably be finished next year, but this is an unusually difficult section because of the 6 railroad bridges that need to be replaced, and the major roadway (Rt 2A) that will be spanned with a flyover.

Nevertheless, it’s really going to happen!

Electra - The Bike for Everyone Else

Don’t think of yourself as a cyclist?  A bit concerned about your balance?  Never felt comfortable on a bike when your feet can’t touch?  Got a significant other you just can’t hook on cycling?  Maybe your youngster’s having trouble learning to ride on two wheels.  Or maybe you’re just looking for cool styling.  We’ve got the bike for you – Electra. 

Start with comfort and control.  Electra has the patent for it. The Townie introduced Electra’s patented Flat Foot Technology® to the world and it was love at first sight. It created a completely different riding experience, with an upright seating position that lets you see the world better and place your feet flat on the ground whenever you want.  Many Electra adult and kid’s bikes feature Flat Foot Technology, setting a new standard in comfort and control.

Now add the styling.  No one can touch Electra on that.  You want colors, we’ve got colors.  You want flowers, we’ve got flowers.  You want flames, we’ve got flames.  You’ll have to see ‘em to believe ’em.

Come in today and see for yourself.

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You Mean I Could WORK at Pedal Power?

 Are you an experienced bicycle technician or passionate cyclist, or do you just love to meet new folks?  Sales are up, and we're looking for good people like you! Apply on line!

Trek's Silque WSD Road Bike

Go longer and faster as you tick off the miles on this beautiful, smooth light machine. Trek Silque is made for a woman like you. Come in to see your next bike.

Project One Makes Dreams Come True!

Build the bike you always wanted!

Trek's Project One program lets you customize a top Trek bike the way you've always wanted. Choose the frame, the paint, the wheels, and more for the bike of your dreams!

Get started on your custom bike here! >>> 

Commuter Calculator

Bike Commute Calculator

Bicycling is a practical way to help change our world!

Bicycling is a way to immediately reduce your carbon footprint. Pedaling a bicycle saves you money, improves your health, and increases social awareness about the environment. Healthier citizens equate to lower health care costs, decreased road congestion and pollution, and reduced green house gas emissions.

Stop contributing to Global Warming, your annual debt, and your waistline! Start riding your bike to work and help improve the quality of life in your community. Use our Bike Commute Calculator to track your commitment towards improving the planet, your finances, and your health.

Ride your bike and use the Bike Commute Calculator to measure:

  • Pounds of pollutants kept out of the atmosphere
  • Money saved by not driving
  • Calories burned

Click HERE to go to the calculator.

John's Tip of The Day

See better and save your eyes with cycling eyewear.

Specialized Women's Bicycles Rock!

We have Specialized bicycles for women!To optimize fit, pedaling efficiency, comfort and control, Specialized tailors the geometry and components on their women’s bikes for the ultimate ride and a truly custom fit. Check out our fine selection of women's Specializeds and choose your favorite!

Redline Bicycles Rock!

Redline has great BMX, cross and off-road bikes! Redline has defined BMX for over 30 years. Now, they're focusing on cyclocross and mountain biking, too. If you're looking for a great ride, check our Redlines today!

Every Ride's Better With Trek!

Trek accessories make every ride better!
No matter where or how you ride, make sure you're outfitted with  Trek accessories to keep you comfortable and riding strong!
 

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