Hours hours hours at the Shop shop shop!

Hello! I have so many things for you this week so stick with me here. First and foremost, the Bicycle Times, an awesome publication, has some cool (and some less cool) custom bikes up on its website right now. If you’re not familiar with this magazine, swing on by the shop to page through an issue, it’s worth checking out.   Second, what a success our ride to Leo’s was! Despite the cold and wind, we had nine riders and Mike Johnson leading the way! Continue reading →

Biking AND Ice Cream? Oh my!

Leo’s is opening for the season which is surely a cause for elated celebration! It’s also a great excuse for a bike ride! So, here are the details: meet on Thursday at 4:45 at the Handlebar. Bike to Leo’s (it’s under 3 miles). Eat ice cream! Bike back. Please let me know if you plan to come!   Rain date: Friday (same time same place)!   –Daniel, Handlebar-er

Recycle Bicycle Harrisburg

You know, it’s recently occured to me that I haven’t given Recycle Bicycle Harrisburg enough time or space on this blog. It’s a wonderful organization and Ross Willard, who runs the show over there, is a phenomenal person. I’ll start with the most pertinent information. Ross sends out emails every week or two with shop hours and updates. Here’s his most recent, from today: The Bike Warehouse will be open: Saturday  Feb  25      9 am to 11 am Monday   Feb  27   Continue reading →

Volunteer Day TOMORROW eek!

Last chance to join us for the Handlebar Volunteer Training which is tomorrow from 1-3! Email me at biking@dickinson.edu. Check out this awesome company: Electric Pedals Seven (a record number) people went to Recycle Bicycle last night and picked up a number of bikes to fix up! Also, we are starting to have some rehabbed bikes available for those of you who are dreaming of cruising around Carlisle on two wheels. If you’re looking, let us know; we don’t sell bikes but we do “earn a Continue reading →

Cole’s Bicycles, The Pink Mechanic

Hello everyone, Sorry for the late info on this but I just got the details about an exciting event happening tonight at Cole’s bike shop! Cole’s is hosting “The Pink Mechanic,” an evening devoted to women and their bikes. They’ll be going over basic fix-a-flat stuff. Best of all, it’s FREE! You do have to register, though (http://www.colesbicycles.com/). Either call or email them to sign up (info on the website)! Enjoy!   Daniel