Pedal Revolution will be closed Sunday and Monday.

The shop will be closed Sunday May 29th and Monday May 30th due to the Mission Carnivale event and Memorial day. We will be out riding bikes, hopefully you will be too. Have an nice weekend.

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Pedal Revolution bike advice/repair pop-up.

Bike mechanic mercenaries or street theater?  Pedal teamed up with Timbuk2 bag store in Hayes valley for on on-site bike advice/repair station available to any cyclist rolling by. Quick fixes and repair advice was available from Pedal Revolution mechanics as well as shop discount coupons. We plan to be there again on the last Friday in June. Come on down and say hello!

 

Pedal Revolution off-site bike advice/basic repair pop-up this Friday!

Pedal Revolution staff will be on hand at the Timbuk2 Bag store in Hayes Valley from 4-6pm for on-the-spot free bike repair advice and minor bike service adjustments.  Stop by and bring your bike or just to say hello and pick up a 10% off accessories coupon for use at Pedal Revolution. The Timbuk2 store address is located at 506 Hayes st. at Octavia. See you there!
Something new to look forward to in #SanFrancisco. . .

In the spirit of bikes & our new Bike Share Program, we’re hosting bike assessment & basic maintenance from 3 – 6 pm on the last Friday of every month @ the Timbuk2 Designs, Inc. retail store (506 Hayes Street). Come get your bike ready for Critical Mass.

Bike assessment & maintenance by Pedal Revolution.

www.timbuk2.com

We give you the gear, you ride off into San Francisco’s Hayes Valley neighborhood to run errands, wave at envious friends and generally look fabulous on your free ride.

Pedal Revolution used bike update week of May 16th.

Pedal Revolution used bike update week of May 16th. Here are a few that just went on the floor.

Zeus Lugged Road bike. 59cm - $650.

Zeus Lugged steel Spanish road bike. Complete rebuild-great ride. 59cm -$650.

Giant OCR 2 aluminum road bike. 55.5cm -$475.

Giant OCR 2 55.5cm - $475

Univega Activa Mixte city bike. $275. SOLD.

Univega Activa Mixte -$275 SOLD.

Centurion Le Mans rebuilt as a 1×6 great little get around town bike. 53cm – $350. SOLD.

KHS Wedgewood coaster brake cruiser. $175. SOLD.

Pedal Revolution Used bike update May 11th.

Added a couple more yesterday….

Lugged steel Classico Road bike 56cm

Lovely Lugged steel “Classico” road bike rebuilt with a mix of classic Shimano 600  and new Shimano 105 parts.

56cm – $700. SOLD.

Next up is a gorgeous rebuilt Tom Ritchey Mountain bike with much of the original Deore XT parts and updated wheels, drivetrain, bottom bracket, tires etc.  Own your own piece of Mountain bike history. Excellent shape for a daily rider for years to come.  21″ – $500. SOLD.

Tom Ritchey Mountain bike 21"

Heavy and slow but oh so pretty….A little Schwinn Ladies cruiser. Oldie but a goodie.  $135. SOLD.

Schwinn ladies cruiser.

Pedal Revolution new bikes update for May – Civia Cycles

New bike models have been trickling in at Pedal Revolution. Here is an update on some exciting new ones we have in stock:

Civia Bikes is company that is under the ownership of  Quality Bicycle Products distribution which is the largest US bike parts vendor. They own Salsa and Surly-two brands that we sell and Civia is their newest line focusing on high end commuter bike options. We just received our first batch of Civia bikes and have built a few up for test rides. Currently Pedal Revolution is stocking their Kingfield commuter road bike and the Halsted their cargo truck bike.  The quality of both of these bikes is very high and a lot of attention to detail went into the designs.

Civia Kingfield Belt driven internal hub road bike

The Civia Kingfield is a capable road bike with a commuter lean. The drive-train on this bike is a belt driven internal hub. That means no external gears or derailleurs attached to the bike to get bumped, damaged or exposed to the elements and no chain! The belt that replaces the chain is a kevlar composite that is very durable, quiet and requires no lube.  A great option for rainy day commutes, the Kingfield is a sturdy steel framed bike outfitted with full color matched fenders and a sturdy rear rack.

Belt driven internal rear hub w/chainguard.

Single bar end shifter for gear changes.

As with any new bike we are excited to see how it builds up and rides. First impressions of this bike are very good. It has quick handling  and a solid feel to it. Shifting is spot on with the internal hub/down-tube shifter set up. We are excited about this new addition to our line. $1295 complete.

Civia Halsted Cargo bike

I’ve been anticipating the arrival of this bike since I saw the plan for it last year. The Civia Halsted Cargo bike is a quick handling, relatively lightweight cargo bike that is small enough for recreational riding and everyday use. The Halsted doesn’t take up much more space than a standard bicycle unlike many other cargo bike options but will handle substantial loads due to is lower front end geometry, 20″ front wheel, and wide cargo platform that is attached to the frame and doesn’t effect steering.  Recommended weight for the cargo platform is 50lbs but Civia claims that the rack reinforcements are strong enough to hold much more weight although steering could be compromised. We rode the bike around the block with one of our mechanics seated on the front and while handling became a little squirmy the rack handled the weight just fine. Here is a link to a video discussing the Halsted:

http://video.bicycling.com/video/Civia-Halsted

Front loader with strap cut-outs.

There is an optional sign that fits inside the frame triangle to advertise a business or promote whatever message you feel like. Great option for business short distance delivery. $995 complete. Check em’ out!