Join us Sunday, May 18th, 2014 8:00 am – 11:00 AM for BMC Demo Day. The BMC trailer will be at Velosmith with demo bikes from their entire line-up. Road bikes, mountain bikes, triathlon bikes, commuters – come try a BMC for yourself. A BMC rep will be available to answer any questions.
Bring your pedals and shoes and experience a BMC for yourself!
We, at Velosmith, are proud to offer BMC, a brand known for its technology, exceptional handling, and customer-loyalty.
Join us for a Flat Clinic – FREE and open to all skill levels!
Flat Clinic Dates
Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013
Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013
Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014
Thursday, Feb 6, 2014
Time: 6:15PM – 7:15PM
Wine + snacks served
At the flat clinic, you will learn:
- How to remove, and install, both front and rear wheels from the bike properly without the use of a workstand
- How to change a clincher tire on a road, cyclocross and mountain bike. Rim brake and disc brake equipped bicycles will be discussed
- How to handle a mechanical on the road and tool recommendations
Please bring one (1) wheel from a bike, preferably from a bike you ride as this will be the wheel/tire combination you will most likely deal with when out on the road.
No R.S.V.P. needed. Just show up!
A Talk with Keith Bontrager
Saturday, September 28, 2013
7:30 – 9:00PM
Join us for an engaging discussion with Keith Bontrager about his illustrious career in the bike industry. Keith’s contributions to cycling can be seen in almost every aspect of cycling—from his early years racing motocross to the design and development of lighter weight components and his work with Trek to improve durability of the steel mountain bike frame. Bontrager is recognized across the bike industry for his ingenuity in using technology and materials to improve the cycling experience.
Read more about Bontrager at bontrager.com
R.S.V.P. for this event is required and seating is limited. Please email email@example.com to reserve your spot.
Location: Velosmith Bicycle Studio, 801 Ridge Rd. Wilmette, IL
Singularly the world’s most well-known cycling event, the Tour de France begins on Saturday, June 29 and ends on Sunday, July 21, 2013. During the three weeks of racing, riders will cover 21 stages and a total distance of 3,479 kilometres. To celebrate the 100th Tour de France Velosmith is highlighting two companies front and center in this year’s race: Cervelo bicycles and Garmin touch screen GPS cycling computers.
Purchase a Cervelo get a FREE Garmin Edge 510 Bundle
Come into Velosmith during the first week of the Tour de France (June 29, 2013 – July 6, 2013) and purchase any Cervelo (in-stock, complete bike) at retail price and get a FREE Garmin Edge 510 Bundle ($399 value). Cervelos are known for comfort, versatility, and durability. Come by the studio and see for yourself – and don’t miss out on a FREE Garmin Edge 510 Bundle!
Hurry! This offer only good from Saturday, June 29 – Saturday, July 6, 2013. Offer is limited to models and sizes in stock. There are no special orders or substitutions.
About the Garmin Edge 510 Bundle
The Garmin 510 Edge Bundle is latest GPS cycling computer; it’s blue tooth compatible, and tracks and compiles cycling metrics (speed, distance, time, heart rate, and more). It is compatible with ANT+ power meters. The all-in-one Garmin Edge 510 Bundle includes a new and improved Edge 510 computer, premium heart rate chest strap, and GSC 10 speed/cadence sensor for comprehensive ride data.
Vive la France!
Thursday, July 18, 2013
Wine Tasting with Special Guest Bob Parlee
Also Featuring Assos + Lightweight
7:00 – 8:30PM
Stop #3 on our wine tasting journey takes us to France in lock step with the Tour de France. On deck for the July 18th tasting will be delicious regional wines from France provided by Terlato Wines.
Bob Parlee, our special guest, will talk about what goes into designing and building Parlee frames, Parlee’s manufacturing methods, and the role carbon fiber plays in the design. North American reps from Assos and Lightweight will also be joining us. You’ll be able to sign up during the evening to demo a pair Lightweight wheels on Saturday, July 20, and be one of the first to view Assos’ fall/winter line-up.
Please R.S.V.P. by July 11, 2013: email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (847) 920-9360.