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September 2018 Back To School Sale

Back To School Sale is Friday-Sunday, Sept. 7-9, 2018
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!
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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 tBlackburn_Universal_Pannieroo!Blackburn_Local_Rear_Pannier_Interlock_Bike_Bag_System

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.

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+ 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 in Somerville

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.

JP Bike Week Festival 2018

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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.

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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! (2017)

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jamis Aurora 2014 is 30% off:
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Jamis Dragon 2015 is 20% off:
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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: