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Community Cycling Center launches pilot High School Program

Monday, July 27th, 2015
By Melinda Musser, Communications & Marketing Manager Earlier this year, the Community Cycling Center launched a pilot program with students from Rosemary Anderson High School (RAHS). RAHS is a community-based alternative high school for students who are not succeeding in the public school setting. RAHS’ efforts are proving successful with a current graduation rate of 90%. Our pilot program engages the st

Shop tip: overview of derailleurs

Friday, July 17th, 2015
In our previous ship tip, Gwen wrote about cables, housing and accessories. In this tip, she will provide an overview of front and rear derailleurs. Introduction This shop tip is all about creating a basis for more in-depth knowledge.  Whether you’re working on a bike you already own or are preparing to buy a new one, it’s very helpful to be familiar with all the different types of components.  Knowing

Retail Happy Hour every Wednesday!

Monday, June 22nd, 2015
Retail Happy Hour on Alberta Street kicks off this Wednesday, June 24th, from 3-6 p.m. at nearly 40 Alberta Street retail businesses. Retail Happy Hour invites shoppers to visit Alberta Street every Wednesday afternoon for great deals and exclusive discounts while supporting local independent retailers. The Community Cycling Center and Gladys Bikes are teaming up to celebrate Retail Happy Hour. We’ll be off

Shop tip: cable, housing and accessories

Wednesday, June 17th, 2015
By Gwen Koon, Service Supervisor Last month, Gwen wrote about the exciting world of brakes and levers. In this shop tip, she will review cable, housing, and accessories as a complement to her previous post. In the picture below, you can see a number of the different small parts which are used in setting up brakes and shifters. Cables: The cables are the two braided metal strands that run through the center of t