Monday, December 23, 2013

Last Minute Gift Ideas!

Last minute ideas for the rider on your list
Po Campo Six Corners Handlebar Bag
Suzu Brass Bell, Made in Japan
Bookman Light Sets
Linus Dutchi 3
Still have shopping to do before the big day? Not to worry! Stop in for stocking stuffers like our house-made recycled cog & chain ornaments, local Beez Kneez Honey, light-sets, and bells to ring in the New Year! You'll be glad to find end-of-year savings on a great selection of clothing, including Twin Six T-shirts. Or, make a splash by taking home a pair of wheels to hide behind the tree. Now through Tuesday, December, 24, 2013 mention the "eNews Discount" on your in-store purchase to take $50 off any bike priced at $300 or more or save an extra 10% on any clothing item.

Calhoun Cycle is open regular hours through Monday, December 23 and open 9-5 on Tuesday, December 24. The shop will be closed Christmas Day. Regular hours will resume Thursday, December 26. Can't make it in? Shop online 24/7 and enjoy $2 shipping on any purchase for a limited time. 

Wednesday, November 27, 2013



This Thanksgiving, we are thankful for you! To Thank you, our customers, neighbors, and friends, we're extending some very special deals this coming weekend. Here's a sample of what we'll have in store for you beginning Black Friday and on through the weekend.

Thanksgiving Weekend Sale

The following discounts are good starting at 9 a.m. Friday, November 29 through 6 p.m. on Sunday, December 1, unless otherwise specified:
  • Take an extra 15% off already marked-down apparel items from Twin Six, Club Ride, and more!
  • Save $50 on all bikes*, including our end of the season close-out pricing on Linus and Civia commuter bikes
  • $10 off all Schwalbe and Continenal Winter tires
  • Save 15% on all Winter tights, gloves, hats, and helmet liners
  • 25% off all backpacks, messenger bags, and select panniers
  • FRIDAY ONLY: Get a Winter Maintenance Membership, regularly $74.95, for just $50
*Excludes balance bikes from KaZam and Wishbone.

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Used Bike Alert

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Used Bikes + Fall Mega-Deals

A rare used Airnimal Joey, a custom EZ-1 and a few Clearance Bikes!

It's rare that we see a used Airnimal and the Joey listed is a super deal. A used EZ-1 is quite possibly the easiest to ride 2-wheeler on the market The fall clearance bikes also include the ever hard-working RANS V-Rex recumbent. If you're interested in one of these bikes, act fast! They are all either one-offs or as-available bikes.

All of Calhoun Cycle's used bikes & trikes are fully tuned and road-ready. Sale prices include fitting and a tune-up coupon. As with all of our bike sales, added accessories qualify for a same-day 10% discount and free installation. Shipping is available (UPS Ground within the Continental US).

Call 612-827-8000 with questions about our used & clearance bikes.
Used Airnimal Joey Travel Bike
Retail Value: $2300
Price: $1199.95
  • Tubus Rear Rack
  • Bottle Cage
  • Fenders
  • Big Apple Tires
  • High-End Componentry
A performance-minded, versatile bike that can easily pack for the trunk, back seat or even a suitcase. This bike was built up to be as versatile as possible. It has done a couple of gravel centuries as well as a few overnight camping trips with some communting mixed in.
Clearance RANS V-Rex SWB Recumbent
Retail Value: $1,800
Price: $1499.95
  • Triangulated Frame
  • NEW Bike
  • Speedy SWB Recumbent
The RANS V-Rex has been the standard to which all SWB recumbents have been compared for years. The RANS Seat is considered the most comfortable seat available.
Nimble, responsive and durable!
Used Sun EZ-1 24-speed CLWB Recumbent
Retail Value: $1100
Price: $399.95
  • Rear Rack
  • Under-Seat Pannier Rack
  • Two Bottle Cages
  • SRAM DualDrive rear hub
This Sun EZ-1 is a sharp city cruiser with matching white wall tires. The gearing has been upgraded to include a SRAM DualDrive rear wheel making this a 24-speed bike. The EZ-1 is well known for how easy it is to ride.



City Bike Bargains
Sale Urban Utility Transport Bikes
Price: From $379.95
  • Civia Twin City
  • Linus Roadster
  • Linus Dutchi
These are some of our favorite City Bikes from Linus and Civia. The deep discounts are only due to model-year color changes or modifications. A couple are last-of floor models. All are new and have never been out of the shop for more than a test ride.

Keep riding this winter!

Our Winter Maintenance Membership is back at the same great pricing we offered in the program's first year:

For just $74.95, Calhoun Cycle Winter Maintenance Members benefit from up to twice-weekly service from now through March 31, 2014. This service includes lubrication, adjustments, and light cleaning. Experience worry-free winter biking this year with a membership for you and your winter bike!

Subscribe before November 30, 2013, and you'll receive an added bonus: a coupon good for a free labor on a tire-change to the winter tires of your choice, a $16 value!

Voice: 612-827-8000 | email

Our mailing address is:
3342 Hennepin Ave S, Minneapolis 55408

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

ShopNewZ

It Might as Well Be Spring Tiny Bike Shop Concert
Shipping Sale • Fenders •  Deals
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It Might as Well Be Spring
Tiny Bike Shop Concert

Tiny Bikeshop Concert March 1st at Calhoun Cycle

Ann Reed and Dan Chouinard Redux

Our good friends and local bag-making gurus, the Banjo Brothers will be back at Calhoun Cycle March 1st for another Tiny Bike Shop Concert featuring the musical stylings of Ann Reed and Dan Chouinard. Ann will be fresh off of her appearance on A Prairie Home Companion. Dan is preparing for his next cycling adventure in Italy. If you missed the last show, you missed lots of fun--with stories, sing-a-longs, and, yes, even accordians. The event will kick off at 6pm and Ann and Dan will take the Calhoun Cycle stage at 7pm. Banjo Eric and Banjo Mike will be grilling sausages behind the shop.  Luke from Calhoun Cycle will be serving cookies and lemonade. If the weather allows, there will be a fun ride at 6pm.  Bring he kids if you've got 'em; it's a family friendly evening!

What: Tiny Bike Shop Concert
Where: Calhoun Cycle, 3342 Hennepin Avenue S. Mpls, MN 55408
When: Thursday,March 1, 2012 @ 6pm
Cost: Free


For more details, click HERE.
For Banjo Brothers Bags, click HERE.
For Minnehaha Bags, click HERE.

Shipping Sale!

$2 Shipping in the Continental US! 

It might as well be Spring is the theme of our March 1st Tiny Bike Shop Concert and we’re pre-celebrating with a $2.00 shipping sale.All continental US orders will ship for $2.00.To score the deal all you have to do is choose “It Might as Well be SPRING” shipping option when checking out.

Looking for some suggestions?

Be ready for a flat free season with some new tires.
If you are thinking about stepping it up with speed, durability and smoothness of ride (yes, you can have them all!), then check out the Schwalbe Marathon Duremes and Schwalbe Marathon Supremes.
Need a special present for your sweetie? A Po Campo bag will knock her socks off!
Need a new city commuter. The Civia Linden is on sale and yes, it can ship for 2 bucks.
Is it time to go for a fun commuter helmet and leave the racey helmet for the weekend speedy ride. Nutcase is for you (and a handful of them are at killer prices).
If you’ve been lusting over the ever gorgeous Tubus Racks, this would be a great time to save on shipping.
Are you planning some gravel road racing this season? If so, a Carradice Bag will look the part and store all the needed essentials for your day in the dust.
Looking to feel a little Minneapolis Love? Minnehaha Bag Co., Banjo Brothers, Twin Six and O2 Rainwear are all in our neighborhood making amazing stuff.
If you always envy your friends with their cool jerseys,  this is a great time because shipping is just $2 and we have recently put some great duds on clearance!
All Right! There it is, right in front of you. Feel free to give us a call if you have any questions.
To enter Calhoun Cycle's Webstore, click HERE

Fender Up!

Twin Six Jerseys and T shirts

Keep it Clean.

Calhoun Cycle is absolutely committed to making sure you are equipped to ride your bike anywhere and everywhere you want to ride it.  To this noble end, we have one word for you:  Fenders.  Fenders are one of the single most useful items we know of keep you rolling every day.  We love fenders--and we think you should, too.  And we're here to help.  Ask yourself a simple question:  Have you ever chosen not to ride simply because the roads or trails were just a little messy?  If you answered "yes," you probabaly just need a decent set of fenders on your bicycle.

Top 5 Reasons to Have Fenders Installed Today:
1) Lycra?  Check.  Suit? Check. Skirt and heels?  Check. Fenders let you wear what you want to wear.
2) Fenders extend your riding season and make you faster.
3) Hate cleaning?  Fenders keep you AND your bike clean.
4) We have fenders for your bike IN STOCK and ready for ON THE SPOT INSTALLATION.  Even those hard to fit carbon road bikes and suspension mountain bikes...
5) Fenders will change your life. Get some.
Find yours HERE and get out there and ride your bike!  You know you'll be glad you did!
Save on the Civia Linden
2010 Linus Roadster Sport

Lightweight, Versatile and Fun to Ride!
Priced at over $100 Off!

The Civia Linden is a quality transportation bicycle for a great value. The lightweight, responsive aluminum frame makes it a joy to ride--whether you're headed to school or work, to the grocery store or coffee shop, or out for a longer day trip. The versatile frame can handle any fenders and bags that suit your purposes like it was made for them--because it was... Available with a rim brake and a compact drivetrain, this is an out-of-the-box performer. And the Linden comes in a sweet Root Beer Brown.  Tasty!  Come in for a test ride before the concert on March 1st--or anytime!

FRAME: Aluminum
FORK: Aluminum
SHIFTERS: Shimano R440 Rapid Fire
TIRES: Michelin City; 700c x 32; 80 psi
PEDALS: Alloy Platform Pedals
COLOR: Root Beer Brown

Civia Lindens are in stock for immediate delivery.  Sale price applies until they are gone! 
List Price: $800.00
Sale Price: $689.95
You Save: $110.05 (14%)

For additional details, click HERE.
Contact:
Calhoun Cycle
3342 Hennepin Avenue S.
Minneapolis, MN 55408      
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Wednesday, February 15, 2012

$2 Shipping! Now at Calhoun Cycle

It Might as Well Be Spring

$2.00 Shipping Sale!!

It might as well be Spring is the theme of our March 1st Tiny Bike Shop Concert and we're pre-celebrating with a $2.00 shipping sale.

All continental US orders will ship for $2.00.
To score the deal all you have to do is choose "It Might as Well be SPRING" shipping option when checking out.
Limited Time Offer!

 


Looking for some suggestions?

Be ready for a flat free season with some new tires.
If you are thinking about stepping it up with speed, durability and smoothness of ride (yes, you can have them all!), then check out the Schwalbe Marathon Duremes and Schwalbe Marathon Supremes.
Need a special present for your sweetie? A Po Campo bag will knock her socks off!
Need a new city commuter. The Civia Linden is on sale and yes, it can ship for 2 bucks.
Is it time to go for a fun commuter helmet and leave the racey helmet for the weekend speedy ride. Nutcase is for you (and a handful of them are at killer prices).
If you've been lusting over the ever gorgeous Tubus Racks, this would be a great time to save on shipping.
Are you planning some gravel road racing this season? If so, a Carradice Bag will look the part and store all the needed essentials for your day in the dust.
Looking to feel a little Minneapolis Love? Minnehaha Bag Co., Banjo Brothers, Twin Six and O2 Rainwear are all in our neighborhood making amazing stuff.
If you always envy your friends with their cool jerseys, this is a great time because shipping is just $2 and we have recently put some great duds on clearance!

All Right! There it is, right in front of you. Feel free to give us a call if you have any questions.

calhouncycle.com

Friday, December 30, 2011

Facebook Deal on Banjo Brothers Top Tube Bag


We are currently running a killer deal on a special purchase of Banjo Brothers Top Tube Bags.
These are white Bags that have a bit of black staining (from being shipped with the edges of the velcro laying against the white bag).
The staining is minimal, but the deal is massive.
The discount is only visible to those that have "liked" the Calhoun Cycle fan page.
Just click the "Shop Now" link on the left column of our page:

Friday, December 9, 2011

Used 2010 RANS Zenetic Pro

Used Bike Alert: RANS Zenetik Pro

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Used RANS Zenetik Pro

Used Bike @ Calhoun Cycle

High-Performance Crank Forward Bicycle

The RANS Zenetik Pro is a fantastic high-perfromance crank forward bicycle for the rider seeking maximum speed and efficiency.  This used bike has the pro version of the frame, which is equipped with a carbon fiber fork.  It has race-ready wheels and a high-end SRAM X-9 drivetrain.
We sold this bike to a regular customer in August of 2010 and recently took it in on trade. Very well cared for and it has a brand new Crankset!
Buckle up!

SPECS
FRAME: TIG Welded 7005 Aluminum
FORK: Carbon Fiber
SADDLE: Poly Spade Saddle with Quick Release Adjustment
WHEELBASE: 49.5 inches
SHIFTERS: 3x9 27-Speed SRAM X-9 with GripShift
WHEELS: American Classic Sprint 350 front and rear
TIRES: Schwalbe Durano
COLOR: Metallic Silver
WEIGHT: 21.5 pounds


PRICE: $1397.95
$3,000.00 Value!!

Check it out HERE

This bicycle is fully tuned and road-ready.  It is available in the store. Sale price includes fitting and one tune-up coupon.  Shipping is available for an additional $100 (UPS Ground within the Continental US)
Contact:
Calhoun Cycle
3342 Hennepin Avenue S.
Minneapolis, MN 55408         
|  612-827-8000  |  send an email  |  Map  | .com  |