5 Reasons to Check Out the Used Bike Sale at Ferris Wheels Bike Shop
It’s here! Our annual Used Bike Sale is Friday-Sunday, March 22-24. 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 regularly priced parts and accessories purchased at the same time as any bike! Stock up with a helmet, lights, bottle cage, lock, and more – all at a discount.
5. Getting your bike now will let you enjoy riding in all the great weather coming up – don’t miss a perfect spring or summer day to ride your bike.
Stop by Ferris Wheels Bike Shop (66 South Street, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130) to check out our bike selection and other great deals.
This sale is only ONE WEEKEND in Spring 2019:
Friday, March 22, 10am-7pm
Saturday, March 23, 10am-5pm
Sunday, March 24, 11am-4pm
Please click these links for more details on our full-time bicycle mechanic position or our front of house, sales staff position at Ferris Wheels Bike Shop.
Small vibrant Boston bike shop seeks a self-motivated, friendly staff member to help customers on our sales floor, complete sales at the cash register, process incoming merchandise, and perform related administrative tasks.
The right candidate has:
- Friendly and positive attitude; ability to work respectfully with a diverse population of customers and co-workers, including LGBTQIA+ identities
- Excellent customer service skills
- Ability to thrive in a collaborative team environment
- Strong communication skills
- 1-2 years of sales experience in a small business
- Great attention to detail and organizational skills
- Ability to remain calm in fast-paced and stressful situations
- Some knowledge of bicycles and accessories (though we do offer job training)
- Solid computer skills. Experience with inventory tracking systems, databases or Lightspeed Retail point of sale specifically a plus.
- Spanish language proficiency a plus!
- Social media knowledge and general marketing savvy also a plus
- Greet and assist customers as they enter the store
- Attend to customers and meet their needs with a friendly demeanor
- Answer questions about bikes, parts and accessories
- Answer phones and email to respond to customer inquiries
- Handle sales transactions through Lightspeed Retail point of sale
- Other related duties as assigned
- Receive product shipment from vendors
- Assist Purchasing Manager with inventory counts, restocking, and ordering
- Label and price merchandise accurately as needed
- Other related duties as assigned
Compensation commensurate with experience.
Please email resume and cover letter to Info@FerrisWheelsBikeShop.com
This opening begins as a part-time, seasonal job but there may be room for advancement.
Last updated 3/14/2019
Small vibrant Boston bike shop seeks a full-time bicycle mechanic. The right candidate for this position has professional bicycle repair experience, good problem-solving skills, and enjoys providing excellent customer service.
- Complete bicycle repairs and part installations in a thorough and timely manner
- Maintain a clean work area and assist in general upkeep of workshop
- Able to appropriately diagnose and communicate bike issues with customers
- Attend relevant training sessions and staff meetings
- Follow all store policies and procedures
The right candidate:
- Minimum 2 years shop mechanic experience required
- Strong on-the-go problem solving skills
- Friendly and able to work respectfully with a diverse population of customers and co-workers, including LGBTQIA+ identities
- team skills – ability to work in and contribute to a group dynamic
- Organized work habits
- Knowledge of hydraulic brake systems preferred
Compensation commensurate with experience.
Please email resume and cover letter to Alex@FerrisWheelsBikeShop.com
Last updated Feb. 22, 2019
Looking for the perfect gift for the biker in your life? Swing by the shop for some sweet apparel and accessories fit for any bike nerd.
Perfect for commuting, or carrying everything you need without weighing yourself down with a backpack.We have handlebar and stem bags for easy access, anti-theft saddle bags for all your emergency supplies, and panniers to accommodate larger loads.
Whether signalling to other bikers on the road, or alerting bikers and pedestrians alike on paths, bells send a clear message. Plus, with these Crane bells, it’s fashion AND function on your bike.
A great addition for cyclists looking to track their riding, or adventurers looking to map their route.
It’s no secret that Boston winters get COLD. Then add the windchill from biking and you really start to feel the sting. But! With these cozy bike gloves you’ll be ready for the worst New England has to throw at you. Bonus: Giro gloves are currently 20% off at Ferris Wheels Bike Shop!
Whether your saddle is looking a little worse for wear, it’s not as comfortable as you’d like, or you’re looking for an upgrade, we have what you’re looking for. We carry a full range – from simple, comfy hybrid saddles to that classic Brooks aesthetic.
If you’re still not sure what to get, a gift card always fits! We sell gift cards in any amount. Stop by anytime we’re open – and we are open every day until December 25!
Ferris Wheels Bike Shop is offering plenty of hot deals to keep you warm this winter. Check out our special offers going on now through Christmas! We are open daily until December 25.
Up to 35% off all trainers & trainer accessories
Stay in shape this winter with an indoor trainer for your road bike!
35% off ALL cycling apparel and shoes + 10% off pedals with purchase of shoes
We have a wide selection of clipless pedals and even more shoes to go in them – everything we have in stock is discounted for our special Holiday Sale, now through Christmas.
20% off all Giro gloves
Giro 100 Proof gloves
We have lots of gloves to keep you warm, and Giro gloves are on sale.
2016 Yuba Spicy Curry on MEGA SALE
This amazing cargo bike was originally $3999, and is now just $3199. Read an independent review in Bike Radar about how the 2016 Yuba Spicy Curry is the ultimate cargo bike. (Please note: our model is Sandstone color, not bright green. This sale applies only to the 2016 Yuba Spicy Curry that we have in stock.)
10% Off ALL 2018 Bikes in stock + Bigger Discounts on Previous Model Years
YES. Every new bike we have in stock, 2018 or older, is discounted now. This is the best time of year to get a new bicycle.
Used Fuji Crosstown Bicycles Only $225
Want an extra, reliable bike to get you through the winter? These comfortable hybrid bicycles are great for city riding! We are selling off our rental fleet from this past season. Get one of these lightly used hybrids for just $225 including the installed bell, basket, water bottle cage, and kickstand. The sale lasts until these bikes are gone. All our used bikes have been tuned up in our workshop and feature a 30-day limited warranty – way better than Craigslist.
Stop by whenever we’re open to see our current selection!
25% Off Select* Hybrid Bicycles
These high quality bicycles are great for city riding. Jamis Commuter 2 and Commuter 3 both come with racks, fenders, and a bell built in. Commuter 3 comes with internal gear hubs, minimizing maintenance and wear and tear. Commuter 2 comes with an 8 speed cassette, the perfect amount of gears to conquer a hill!
20% Off Select* Panniers
Need bags to carry books, groceries, or whatever else you can fit in them? Check out our great selection of pannier bags, which attach to your bike rack. If your bike doesn’t have a rack yet – we have those too!
10%-50% Off Select* Parts & Accessories
From smart horns that include lights, to sleek modern bike bells, to headlights bright enough to illuminate the road in front of you, we have a wall full of accessories on sale. (Massachusetts law requires a front headlight and rear red reflector.) We also have a wide selection of Continental folding tires on sale for 20% off.
+ 10% Off All Accessories Purchased With a New Bicycle
+ free installation of all parts and accessories purchased with a new bicycle
These are our biggest discounts on new bikes all year!
*Discounts on bicycles apply to 2017 or older model years only; all discounts apply as marked, to IN STOCK merchandise only, during weekend of Sept. 7-9, 2018.
Looking forward to seeing you in the shop soon!
Acupuncture For Cyclists Workshop
Ren Pilinger – long-time Ferris Wheels Bike Shop employee, and now a licensed acupuncturist – offers a free workshop this Saturday, July 14, at Open Space Community Acupuncture in Union Square, Somerville about how acupuncture can help both chronic and acute health concerns to keep you biking.
Ren presents research and clinical observations on acupuncture treatment for common concerns, answers your questions, and gives demo treatments. Reserve your spot at the Acupuncture For Cyclists Workshop by signing up online – just click here.
The Acupuncture For Cyclists Workshop is also on facebook, so tell your friends!
July Discount for Cyclists
Open Space Community Acupuncture offers vocational specials each month. In July, cyclists get $5 off their acupuncture treatments. The clinic’s regular sliding scale drops from $20 to $15, and first time visits drop from $30 to $25. Book online anytime with their handy scheduler.
We’re offering 2 free classes in September 2018.
Learn to fix a flat – click here for more information and to register.
Learn all kinds of basics about how bicycles work – click here for more information and to register.
Participants receive a coupon for 10% off parts and accessories at Ferris Wheels Bike Shop. Space is limited, so be sure to sign up soon!