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Spring Kick-Off Fiesta! Spring Kick-Off FIesta!
Friday March 7th, 7pm in Rocky River

Spring is just around the corner ... WE PROMISE!

We'll celebrate the new cycling season with our annual Spring Kick-Off Fiesta! Everyone is invited; no RSVP necessary!

When: Friday, March 7, 2014; 7:00pm
Where: Century Cycles, 19955 Detroit Road, Rocky River, Ohio

In addition to food, drink, and talk of cycling adventures past and future, we'll also be celebrating Century Salsa Cycles - Adventure by BikeCycles' 22nd Anniversary, and the launch of our newest bicycle brand, Salsa Cycles! We'll be giving away door prizes of cool stuff from Century Cycles and Salsa Cycles!

We hope to see you in Rocky River next Friday night!

Please note: Parking is very limited at the store. We suggest that you park in the shopping plaza next door (home of Minotti's Wine & Spirits), or the plaza across the street (home of CVS).
Join Team Century Cycles for the Bike MS Pedal to the Point! 

The Bike MS Pedal to the Point is August 2-3, 2014. It is a two-day bicycle ride from Brunswick to Sandusky, Ohio. The ride is 75 miles each way, with a 100-mile option on the first day. The one-day options are 30, 75, or 100 miles. The fundraiser event is organized by and benefits the Ohio Buckeye local chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.

Century Cycles custom cycling jerseyNEW for 2014, we have formed Team Century Cycles, our first-ever shop team for Pedal to the Point!

Anyone is welcome to join our team! Just go to the Bike MS Pedal to the Point Signup Page and click "Join a Team." Search for Century Cycles and join us!

Team members enjoy the following benefits:
  • 10% discount on new bicycles
  • 15% discount on clothing and accessories
  • 30% discount on our custom Century Cycles jerseys and shorts!
Stay tuned for information on team training rides!

For tips on preparing for the Bike MS and other event rides, see our Event Ride Headquarters.
Get your Bike Cleveland T-Shirts at Century Cycles!
Bike Cleveland T-ShirtsBike Cleveland works daily to make Greater Cleveland a fun, safe place where people of all ages and abilities can ride their bikes.

Show your support! You can purchase Bike Cleveland T-Shirts at all three Century Cycles stores. They are available in a full range of sizes for both Men and Women.

T-Shirts are $19.99 each, and ALL proceeds go back to Bike Cleveland! Better yet, consider becoming a member of Bike Cleveland.
2014 Customer Satisfaction Survey Take our Customer Satisfaction Survey - Get 15% Off one Clothing or Accessory Item! 

It's been a long time since we've done a survey. We always appreciate your feedback, whether it's in our stores, via email, and on Facebook. But now, we'd really like to know what we're doing well, and what we could do better.

We know your time is valuable. That's why if you take our survey, you'll be rewarded at the end with a coupon good for 15% OFF any single item from our clothing or accessories.

The survey should take about 10 to 15 minutes to complete. Thanks in advance!

  5 Tips: Buying a New Bicycle

Man confused by bicyclesWith Spring on the way, perhaps you're thinking about getting in cycling for the first time, or upgrading your old two-wheel clunker.

Buying a new bicycle can be an intimidating experience, especially if you haven't been on a bike in several years.

That's where a local bike shop like Century Cycles can be the best place to start!

Learn what you'll need to do and think about when shopping for a new bike in this article:

School Of Bike - more Flat Tire Repair classes to come!School of Bike

We roll tonight ... to the bicycle bite ... and for those about to bike ... we salute you!

We are concluding are season of  FREE bicycling classes for the winter season with our last Basic Bicycle Maintenance Class tonight (Feb. 27).

However, by popular demand, we will be offering Flat Tire Repair classes throughout the spring and summer season. Keep an eye on our Blog, Facebook page, Twitter feed, or Calendar of Events for the schedule soon.

All students receive a 15% discount off regularly-priced parts, clothing and accessories good at the time of the class!

2014 Get Out and Ride a Raleigh Rebate Program
March and April will see the best deal in the bicycle industry!

Purchase an eligible Raleigh carbon bicycle and get a $100 rebate! Purchase an eligible Raleigh aluminum bicycle and get a $50 rebate!
  • Purchase period: March 1 to April 30, 2014
  • Eligible carbon models: Revenio Carbon, Capri Carbon, Militis, and Talus 29 Carbon
  • Eligible aluminum models: Revenio, Capri, Militis Elite & Comp, Talus 29, Misceo, Mesika, Cadent, Alysa, Eva 27.5, and Tokul 27.5

  • Bicycle model years: 2013 and 2014 
  • Rebate deadline: May 31, 2014 

Stop in to your nearest Century Cycles to test-ride a Raleigh Bicycle and learn more!
Spring Forward Summer Hours return on March 10


On Sunday, March 9, we'll "Spring Forward" and set our clocks ahead one hour. With the extended daylight, we'll also be extending our hours for the spring and summer!


Starting on Monday, March 10, our hours of operation for all three stores will be:

  • Monday through Thursday:
    10:00am - 8:00pm
  • Friday and Saturday:
    10:00am - 6:00pm
  • Sunday: 12:00 - 5:00pm  

As always, our current hours of operation can be found at: www.centurycycles.com/for/hours 

Mark your Calendars!


March 7: Spring Kick-Off Fiesta
March 16: Get Ready To Ride with Cleveland Metroparks
March 29: Lake Erie Wheelers Chili March Metric Century Ride
April 6: Sunday Services Group Road Bike Ride (Peninsula)
April 20: All three stores CLOSED for Easter Sunday
April 26: Medina County Earth Day Festival
April 26: Night Ride on the Towpath Trail
April 27: Sunday Services Group Road Bike Ride (Medina)

Go to www.centurycycles.com/for/calendar for our complete Calendar of Events!
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:
Linda Chernitsky, winner of the Electra Townie 7D bicycle.
Congratulations to Linda Chernitsky, the winner of our Electra Townie 7D bicycle!
Linda's name was chosen at random from all of the entries we received at the
Great Big Home & Garden Show.



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1059 N. Court St. (Route 42,
behind McDonald's in the Marc's plaza)
Medina, OH  44256 map
Phone: 330-722-7119

1621 Main St. (Route 303,
next to The Winking Lizard)
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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