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JP Bike Week Festival 2018


Sun., May 13
10th Annual Spring Roll bike ride/parade
Good kids event with bike decorating and fun and funky bikes
Start: South Street Mall, 10:00 a.m.

Mon., May 14
Easy-pedaling ride around JP
Medium pace, low mileage group ride
Start: Ferris Wheels Bike Shop, 12 noon.

Tuneup Tutorial
Learn how a tuneup can change your ride
Revolution Bicycle Repair, 7:00 p.m.

Tues., May 15
20-mile fast paceline ride challenge
Excellent fitness ride and training ride for charity rides and triathlons
Start: Ferris Wheels Bike Shop, 6:55 a.m.

Emerald Necklace Tour
Start: Ferris Wheels Bike Shop, 6:30 p.m.

Wed., May 16
Learn to Fix a Flat then play with bici-blender
Ride the bike and operate the blender!
Start: Bikes Not Bombs, 18 Bartlett Sq., 5:30 p.m.

Thurs., May 17
20-mile fast pacelineride challenge
Excellent fitness ride and training ride for charity rides and triathlons Start: Ferris Wheels, 6:55 a.m.

Bike to Beer
12-mi. ride followed by a cold one at Jeanie Johnston Pub. Must be 21 years old.
Medium-fast pace ride with some hills
Start: South Street Mall park, 6:15 p.m.

Fri., May 18
Free Pancake breakfast
Ferris Wheels Bike Shop, 7:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

Free Movie “American Flyers” (PG)
Young Kevin Costner rides the Coors Classic (a real bike race)!
Curtis Hall Community Center, 20 South St., 6:30 p.m.

Sat., May 19
Up the Hill & Down the Brook 15-mi. ride
Start: Ferris Wheels Bike Shop, 10:00 a.m.

Bike Rodeo: bike skills for kids
Excellent training for kids to learn rules, technique and safety tips
South Street tennis courts, 10:30 a.m.

Bicycle trick riding demonstration
You won’t believe what these guys can do on their bikes!
South Street tennis courts, 1:00 p.m.

All events are free. Children 16 and younger are required by Mass. law to wear helmets when riding a bike. Helmets are recommended for riders over 17. Arrive for rides at least 10 minutes before designated time to fill tires, etc.


Used Bike Sale! May 4-6

It’s here! Our annual Used Bike Sale is coming up May 4-6! Don’t miss it. Why?!

1. These are quality pre-owned bikes that we feel good about selling to you.

2. All our used bikes have been tuned up in our workshop and feature a 30-day limited warranty – way better than Craigslist.

3. This is the widest selection of used bikes available at Ferris Wheels Bike Shop all year!

4. This weekend only, get 10% off on all parts and accessories purchased with a used bike. Stock up with a helmet, lights, bottle cage, lock, and more – all at a discount.

5. Also check out NEW bikes from prior model years, discounted from 10-50% until they’re gone. Check out our full list of Closeout Bikes here.

6. May is Bike Month! With a new bike you can join in the fun all month, and all summer, long.

Stop by to check out our bike selection and other great deals.

Friday, May 4, 10am-7pm
Saturday, May 5, 10am-5pm
Sunday, May 6, 11am-4pm

September Bike Sale…and more! – ends Oct. 1st

These Deals END after Sunday, October 1st!

ALL New Bikes on Sale: 5% – 40% Off

Road, Mountain, Kids, Hybrids, Commuter, Cargo, Folding Bikes and more
by Jamis, Fuji, Surly, Torker, GT, Focus, Yuba, Extracycle and more.
For list of specific discounts click here.
Special Bonus with your New Bike Purchase: 50% Off Your Lock.

And as always, your new bike purchase includes our 30-day/30-ride free checkover and one year free adjustments.

More BIG Clearance Discounts for you:

25% Off Selle Royal Saddles, Lazer Adult Helmets, Summer Gloves, and Abus Locks

Get Ready for Fall:

10% off Cool-Weather Riding Gear & Gloves
10%-40% off All Lights and Reflectives

Scroll down for some of our featured, discounted bicycles. You can click here for the full list.

Come into the shop and check out what’s on sale, anytime we’re open!

Surly Cross Check 2014 is 30% off:








Fuji Mio Amore 2012 is 40% off: 2012-Fuji-Mio-Amore-40-percent-off








Jamis Aurora 2014 is 30% off:







Jamis Dragon 2015 is 20% off:

Discounts like it’s tax free weekend!

There is no tax-free weekend in Massachusetts this year – but we don’t want you to miss out on end-of-summer savings. Ferris Wheels Bike Shop and neighboring businesses on South Street are having a sale this weekend. At the bike shop, you will find:

6-8%* Off ALL new merchandise in stock

Double your discount: 12-14%* Off ALL new tires and tubes

Double your discount: 12-14%* Off on ALL new lights and reflectors

Deeper discounts on many closeout bicycles

Plus many other special discounts this weekend only!

*8% off all new merchandise with cash/check; 6% off all new merchandise with debit/credit cards; 14% off tires, tubes, lights and reflectors with cash/check; 12% off tires, tubes, lights and reflectors with debit/credit cards. Other discounts as marked in store. All discounts apply only to in stock merchandise. One weekend only, Aug. 27-28, 2016.

Savings On South Street, Jamaica Plain: Saturday-Sunday, August 27-28; discounts like it's tax free weekend! Save 6.25%+ at the following local retailers: AcuPUNKture, Aviary Gallery, Ferris Wheels Bike Shop, Fresh Hair, Forty South Street, Monumental Cupcakes, Polka Dog Bakery JP

Here is the news from some of our friends on South Street:

AcuPUNKture (82 South Street, Jamaica Plain) is offering 6.25% off all teas, supplements and essential oils, plus additional discounts on gift cards and future acupuncture appointments.

Forty South Street (40 South Street, Jamaica Plain) has all clothing on sale, 20% or more.

Check back for more details.


South Street Block Party is Thursday, Aug. 4th!

Come out and enjoy the summer with your favorite local businesses on South Street! Music, dancing, games, and refreshments with your neighbors. Find this event on facebook by clicking here.2016_South_Street_Block_Party

Co-hosted by:
40 South Street
Aviary Gallery
Ferris Wheels Bike Shop
Fiore’s Bakery
Focus Real Estate
Fresh Hair
Ivy Insurance Agency
McCormack & Scanlan Real Estate
Miss Laura’s Beauty Culture
Monumental Cupcakes
Polka Dog Bakery

Free classes this month!

There is still time to take our free We’re offering 2 free classes in September: one Flat Fixing Demo (Tues., Sept. 13, 7:15-8:15pm) and one Demystify Your Bike overview class (Tues., Sept. 27, 7:15-8:15pm).

Bring your friends! Bring your bike! And oh yeah, get 10% off all new parts and accessories after the class. Register here:

Used Bike Sale is Friday-Sunday, April 8-10

Our annual Used Bike Sale is this weekend, April 8-10! Don’t miss it. We are offering quality used bikes for sale. These bikes have all been tuned up in our workshop and feature a 30-day limited warranty.





2016_Spring_Used_Bike_Sale_IMG_0052Stop by this weekend to check them out or test ride a new bike from our new showroom at 68 South St.

Used Bikes 10% off or more

ALL New 2015 and older bikes 10% off or more


·        10% off parts/accessories at time of purchase (This weekend only)

·        Most accessories free labor to install at time of purchase


·        10% off parts/accessories at time of purchase

·        Free labor to install on accessories at time of purchase

Blackburn panniers 25% off

Winter Gear On Sale – last day is 3/31

“Filene’s Basement-Style”

With the right gear, you can keep riding in any weather. All winter gear is
15% off in February 2016
20% off as of March 1, 2016 February 16, 2016!
25% off as of March 1, 2016
30% off at the Spring Equinox – right now!

These deals disappear on March 31, 2016.

This includes all winter gear we have in stock: shoe covers, Bar Mitts, and all winter clothing like warm hats, gloves, socks, balaclavas and more.

This sale ALSO includes studded tires and indoor trainers!



 Scroll down to get an idea of what  else we’ve got in the shop . . .

gloves from Fox River (Jeffrey's favorite gloves!)

gloves from Fox River (Jeffrey’s favorite gloves!)

Giro 100 Proof gloves

Giro 100 Proof gloves

Bar Mitts: THE most effective way to keep hands warm on a bike

Bar Mitts: THE most effective way to keep hands warm on a bike

Garneau arm and leg warmers

Garneau arm and leg warmers

Giro shoe covers

Giro shoe covers

Cold Avenger face mask

Cold Avenger face mask

Giro Block goggles

Giro Block goggles

Giro winter hats

Giro winter hats

Don’t miss this sale!

You are welcome to visit us whenever we’re open:
Monday & Tuesday 10am-6pm
Thursday & Friday 10am-6pm
Saturday 10am-5pm
Sunday 11am-4pm

We are closed Wednesdays for the winter.

Happy bicycling!

Gift Guide | Winter 2015 | Ferris Wheels Bike Shop

1. Gift Cards. You can’t go wrong with a gift card to your friendly local bike shop! (Hint: that’s us.)


2. Lights. Nothing says “I care about your safety” like lights and reflectors. Ferris Wheels Bike Shop carries a wide selection of lights and reflective products. Check out some of our staff picks for lights here, come into the shop to see our NEW MonkeyLight display, or take a look at Jeff Ferris’s favorite, just in: the Vis 360 helmet-mounted lighting system (helmet not included):


Why is this light awesome?

    • can be seen from sides, not just front and rear
    • when you lock up your bike, no need to detach lights separately – just bring your helmet with you
    • durable design, water resistant, and micro USB rechargeable battery

Check out more info about the Vis 360 system on the Light & Motion company website
or just stop by Ferris Wheels Bike Shop for an in-person demo!

3. Tools, kits and bags. For the cyclist just getting more into riding or DIY repairs, you can gift a handy all-in-one kit like the Blackburn Local Ride Kit, which includes a portable pump (you can mount it to your bicycle), a multi-tool, tire levers (for changing flats), and a bag that mounts below the seat of their bike. Throw in a patch kit and a couple tubes that fit their bike, and you’ve got your loved one’s on-the-road repair needs pretty well covered!


4. Hydration. Our shop branded water bottles are actually excellent Purist bottles.

Ferris Wheels Bike Shop custom water bottles

5. Essential odds and ends. The most thoughtful gifts are what you know someone really needs, but they just keep not buying for themselves. Have you noticed that someone still hasn’t replaced those grips that were stolen 6 months ago? How about that other someone who keeps meaning to get a bell? These little odds and ends get to be fun, useful, AND thoughtful gifts.


Basically, if someone rides a bike, there is no better place to buy a gift than a bike shop!