Century Cycles Monthly eNewsletter

December 2011

Century Cycles - Medina - Peninsula - Rocky River - Define your life. Ride a bike. (tm)

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Last-Minute Cycling Gift Ideas - All on Sale!

Our Holiday Sale runs through Dec. 31, with 10% off all bicycles (including those already on sale) and 20% off all clothing, parts, and accessories! Plus, save BIG on all of our Tune-Up Service Packages, now through Feb. 29. 

Holiday Lights

Make some time to take your family to Holiday Lights at the Medina Fairgrounds this week - it's a wonderful holiday experience AND you can check out the North Pole's newest bicycle commuter!

See this article for more photos of Santa and his two-wheeled team, the amazing creation of the talented staff at our Medina store!
Medina Holiday Lights 2011


Tech Talk: Choosing Pedals
Click for Tech Talk: Choosing Pedals Your pedals are one of the three contact points between your body and your bicycle (the other two being your handlebar and seat). Choosing the right pedals to meet your needs can help make your cycling experience more enjoyable, not to mention safer and a better workout.

But, like with most bike parts, there is a confusing array of options and terminology when it comes to pedals. What are the different options for pedals, and why would you choose one over the other? Find out in this article:

Tech Talk: Choosing Pedals

And don't forget, you can also learn about all picking the right pedals in one of our all-new, all FREE Bicycling and Maintenance Clinics! The Choosing and Using Clipless Pedals Clinic will be held at all three of our stores at 6:30pm on Tuesday, January 31, 2012. For the complete list of all of our clinics, click on over to:

You can also see all of our clinics in chronological order on our Calendar of Events page. 
It's Winteriffic at Cleveland Metroparks!
Surly Pugsley Snow Bike

Come out of hibernation and enjoy all that Northeast Ohio's winter season has to offer!

When: Sunday, January 8, 2012, 12:00 - 5:00pm
Where: The Chalet Recreation Area, Mill Stream Run Reservation, 16200 Valley Parkway, Strongsville, Ohio

Century Cycles will be on hand, displaying winter cycling clothing, and demos of the Surly Pugsley Snow Bike at 1:00 and 3:30pm! Other winter activities will be featured throughout the day, and the Chalet's tobogganing chutes will be in operation!


For the full schedule of events and other winter activities throughout the day, see:
What We Ride: Bob Soroky  

Bob Soroky and his '11 Giant Defy Advanced 1 Bob Soroky is on the sales team at our Medina store. As an avid road cyclist, he didn't want to compromise on when he chose his road bike. He didn't have to with the 2011 Giant Defy Advanced 1, both when it comes to performance and style.

You can read more about Bob and his road bike in this article:

What We Ride: Bob Soroky            

Woman on bicycle
Wellness Credits


Does your employer provide wellness benefits? Don't let 2011 run out without using them. In many programs, a bicycle counts as a wellness expenditure!

Take our latest online poll!


What is your bicycling resolution for 2012? In a couple of weeks, many folks will be making their New Years Resolutions, and cyclists are no exception. What do you hope to accomplish next year as a bicyclist? More miles? Longer rides? A big race?


What is your bicycling resolution for 2012? 


Click here to take our latest online poll and let us know. 


Last month's poll asked, "What do you hope Santa leaves under your tree?" The majority of respondents (almost 40%) would like a Century Cycles Gift Card so they can choose their own gift! Coming in second was "a new bike," at over 25%. See the full results of the last poll here.
Best of the Blog


Here are some of our favorite posts from the Century Cycles Blog and our Facebook Page from the past month that you may have missed:

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Define your life. Ride a bike.

Our Stores:  

1079 N. Court St. (Route 42, in the K-Mart Plaza)
Medina, OH  44256 map
Phone: 330-722-7119

1621 Main St. (Route 303)
Peninsula, OH  44264 map
Phone: 330-657-2209

19955 Detroit Rd. (between Wooster and Wagar roads)
Rocky River, OH  44116 map
Phone: 440-356-5705


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