Tuesday, December 24, 2013

Holiday Hours!

We are open Thursday and Friday 10 - 7, Saturday 10- 6, and Sunday Noon - 5.

We will be closed our normal Mondays and Tuesdays, as well as Christmas Day and New Year's Day.
Happy Holidays to all of us here at bikes@vienna!

Saturday, November 30, 2013

Brompton Toolkits are Back!

We just got a limited number of the new and improved version of the long-awaited Brompton Toolkit, just in time for the holidays. The kit contains the tools you'll need in a pinch, and it tucks neatly inside the frame of your Brompton. A very clever design, and we've only got a few, so don't delay!

PLEASE NOTE! Brompton Toolkits are not part of our 10% off sale this weekend.

Sunday, November 24, 2013

No Thanksgiving ride this year

Well, given a a lack of responses, and the fact that folks have lots to do next weekend already, we will not be holding a Thansksgiving ride this year. Stay tuned for news about our next ride.

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Thanksgiving Ride?

Here at bikes@vienna we've had an annual tradition of taking time for a bike ride on Thanksgiving morning - the "Guilt Reduction Ride." Guaranteed to get you in the right state of mind to indulge later in the day! But our group is usually small, so we'd like to hear from you if you'd be interested this year, or if a "Black Friday Ride" ("Green Friday?") might be better in terms of timing. Either one would start at the shop at 9 a.m. So folks, anyone interested in either day? Let's see a show of hands! Please let us know which day, if either, you'd come to ride with us.

Friday, November 15, 2013

CHO Holiday Bike Drive!

This Saturday, the Committee for Helping Others (CHO) will be in our parking lot, accepting bikes for their annual Holiday Bike Drive. Do you have a kid's bike sitting in the garage gathering dust? Bring it down for these folks to pass on to a young person this holiday season!

Wednesday, October 02, 2013

2013 Halloween Parade!


That's right, Wednesday, October 23rd is the big night.  Come one, come all.  We can set you up on one of our bikes or trikes if you can't bring your own!  We're meeting at the shop at 6:00 pm to get ready, then riding to the start point around 7:00.  Food and beverages afterwards at the shop!

Last year we received an award in the Adult Performing Group category, no doubt due in part to Ray's Star Wars themed trike shown here.  Let's see if we can do it again this year! 

Thursday, July 04, 2013

Fairfax 4th of July Parade today

Trikes and riders, waiting for the start.

Friday, June 28, 2013

A European Adventure With Bromptons!

A while back a customer came in to buy her second Brompton, explaining that she and her daughter were planning a trip to Europe and wanted to both have Bromptons for exploring. Here are some pictures from their adventures as they traveled about Europe, visiting Copenhagen, Lyon, Stockholm, and London, as well as traveling a bit of the English countryside. Amazing how much fun a folding bike can add to your travels!  Many thanks to Elizabeth for sharing these.

In the Copenhagen airport!
Bike parking in Copenhagen.

Mom and the Bromptons with the gear they carried.

Apparently the pile of stuff to the right was carried on the rider's backs.

Here's how the bikes were loaded.

Brompton in Lyon, France.

Daughter and Bromptons in Stockholm.

Apparently, English cows like Bromptons!

Friday, May 17, 2013

Bike to Work Day

Off to a good start at the Vienna Town Green!

Thursday, April 04, 2013

NOTE - Change in Brompton Class "bonus!"

Just wanted to let folks know, we've made a change in the "bonus" for the Brompton repair and maintenance class.  Now you have the choice of either a FREE Portland Design Works 3Wrencho tool (axle wrench/tire lever) OR a coupon for TWENTY DOLLARS off the Brompton Toolkit.  In either case, it basically means you're paying $25 for our time, which we think is a pretty good deal.

Come on in or call to sign up!

Thursday, March 28, 2013

Brompton Folding Bicycle Class - Sunday, April 21, 2013

Brompton Folding Bicycle Class - Sunday, April 21, 2013, 6:00pm to 8:00pm

That's right, the long-awaited, much-anticipated class focused on the care and use of the Brompton comes to bikes@vienna! Learn how to fix a flat tire and perform basic adjustments on this terrific little bike. This will also be a great opportunity to meet other Brompton owners and share tips and information with each other.  You will also be eligible for either a Portland Design Works 3Wrencho combo tire lever/axle wrench or a coupon for $20 off the Brompton Toolkit (subject to availability).

Cost is $45, registration and payment required in advance.  You can come on by or call with a credit card to reserve your spot.

Wednesday, March 27, 2013


We will be closed this Sunday, March 31st, for Easter Sunday.  The weather forecast looks good, so perhaps it's a good day to take a ride with family or friends.

Wednesday, March 06, 2013

Closed for the day!

Due to the weather, we will be closed for the rest of the day. We should be open our regular hours tomorrow.

Monday, March 04, 2013

Along the way...

We visited Vanderbilt University Hospital, where John showed adaptive bikes. Here's two of the staff on a Draisin Plus.

Sunday, March 03, 2013

Guess who came to the shop?

That's John and Ces, in front of their new shop van. They stopped on their way back to Iowa. Tim is riding back with them to visit for a week and is looking forward to seeing their shop, home, and town.

Saturday, February 02, 2013

SOLD!!!!!! Dahon Smooth Hound SALE! $899! SOLD!!!!!!!!

A few years ago a new trend made some ripples in the bike world... the Mini-Velo.  The concept was a bike that looked and fit and felt like a conventional bike, but with 20" wheels, so it was more compact and more nimble than a conventional bike. Very popular in Japan, and somewhat popular in some US cities, Dahon joined the movement and added the feature of folding!  The Smooth Hound is a really great riding bike, and is definitely more compact than your "normal" bike, AND it folds to become even more compact.  Originally $1099, we've had this one longer than we'd hoped, so we've marked it down to $899.

Friday, January 04, 2013

New Bike From Tern

Now in the shop, the new Tern Cargo Joe! It's a joint venture between the folks at Tern and Xtracycle, the small company that put "longtail" cargo bikes on the map. The end result is a longtail cargo bike that folds for easier storage and transportation. All for only $1000, complete with the top platform and side bags. Capable of carrying 200 lbs of your choice of cargo, this could be just what you need for hauling the family groceries or all manner of stuff. Come on in and check it out!