It's supposed to snow all day and we've decided to keep the shop closed today, Thursday March 5th, 2015. Stay safe and warm, everyone!
It may not have felt like it this morning when you were chipping away at the ice, but spring is here. Outside our shop, I see ice melt trickling down the street. Spring’s definitely here. And we’d like to announce the following: 1. Open again on Mondays. Yup, it’s the end of the 2-day weekends that … Continue reading Spring’s here
The other day we got an email from Cleary Bikes telling us about an opportunity to donate a bike to our local Whole F0ods. The bike would be part of a raffle with all proceeds going to support the Whole Planet Foundation, an organization helping to alleviate poverty through micro-credit loans. So, last week we … Continue reading A Starfish makes its way to Whole Foods
Just in time for the snow… the Big Lebowske is here! What’s a Big Lebowske? A 10 speed fat bike with a Bosch mid-drive motor. Ideal for riding in sand or snow. Being built as I write this... stop in to try it in the snow!
Have you ridden an e-bike? Then you know the goofy grin that alights on your face when you shift into Assist mode. All of a sudden you have a superpower. Your every step is lightning. The Trek T80+ is like that. The T80+ is my first e-bike experience, as you can probably tell. I was … Continue reading Trek T80+, reviewed
Wishing everyone a happy Car Independence Day, AKA car-free day. Get out on your bike. And stop in at PHEW!, your neighborhood electric and folding bike shop. We're open Friday July 4th from 11 till 6. Don't believe you can? Call 215.821.9266
There will be a big 'ole grill with both meat and veggie burgers, jujeh kebab (grilled chicken, Persian style), cold beverages, water ice, Chilly Philly ice cream, live music - all free to celebrate the 'awesomeness' that is spring and is our little Sprague Street community! And it's all FREE - compliments of the Sprague Street … Continue reading Block party at Sprague Street
Mid-winter is the best time to have your bicycle tuned up. Not only do you save money, but come spring, when everyone else decides to dust off their bikes, you'll be on the saddle, enjoying the weather, not waiting for repairs! Mid-winter is also a slow time in our shop, which means our mechanics have … Continue reading pre-spring bike tuneup – now’s the time!
The new D-series high performance e-bike system from BionX gives you all the hill climbing performance you are looking for. Seamless and smooth power. Being announced as the D 500 DV conversion system, it will be available summer of 2014. We've been told the motor on this D-Series has a power-to-weight ratio unmatched in the … Continue reading BionX D-series 500 watt kit – now accepting pre-orders
BionX has introduced a range of new and improved products and accessories for the 2014 model year. These new products will help BionX continue to grow its position as an industry leader in the world of e-bike systems and related accessory products. 1) D-Series: Following the slogan “slim, sleek and powerful”, the aim was to … Continue reading New BionX Products for 2014