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2/19: Service Specials, Winter Clothing Sale, Trips, Events.

Winter is still with us but the days are getting a little longer. Miles put down now will make spring riding more enjoyable! Get out for some frozen trails…the closest thing to dry they’ve been all season! New 2019 inventory arriving weekly, we just got restocked on Giro and Bell helmets and shoes, all kinds of grips, Renthal cockpits, and more. Stop by and check it out.

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Spring is right around the corner. Here is a list of our current demo stock. All rentals are $100 Friday pick up, Tuesday drop off. Rental value may be put towards the purchase of a new bike, or the demo… if it is for sale.

DEMO BIKES READY:

  • 2019 Santa Cruz Nomad: Medium

  • 2019 Scott Ransom 720: Large

  • 2018 Kona Process CR/DL 153, 275: Medium (DEMO FOR SALE $3,500)

  • 2018 Scott Genius Tuned: Medium

  • 2019 SLX Salsa Timberjack: Medium, Large

  • 2019 Surly Krampus: Medium

  • 2019 Salsa Cutthroat Apex 1: Large (DEMO FOR SALE $2,500)

  • MORE BIKES….

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SERVICE SPECIALS

Time for a tune up!

It’s overhaul season! We’ll take your bike, pull it apart down to the frame, clean, lubricate, true, service suspension (if needed), whatever you need, we’re here! Drop your bike off for service and receive a $10 credit towards your service bill this month and a free bottle of lube!

If you bought a bike from us in 2018 this is a reminder to get your free tune up. We’ll get your bike dialed for a new season of adventure.

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TRADE INS

Flat Tire Co. is an a trade in location for Bicycle Blue Book. Stop by with your bicycle and we can provide a value for your next trade up. Find out more details about moving on to your next ride here.

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45NRTH WINTER CLOTHING SALE

  • All 2019 products 20% off including shoes, gloves, and clothing.

  • 2018 45NRTH shoes on close out:

    • Japanther (fall/mild winter shoe )for $150

    • Wolvhammer (cold winter days) for $175

Learn more about 45NRTH’s unparalleled winter riding products by vising their website. We can speak from experience, these products work, and are great for this time of year!

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RENT A FAT BIKE

Stop by and rent a fat bike this winter season. Call ahead we have Salsa Beargrease model’s in size medium and large ready to rip. Rentals are $100, pick up Friday drop off Tuesday.

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PISGAH, NC TRIP: APRIL 8 - APRIL 14

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Have you been dying to get back to Pisgah to ride or always wanted to go there? We have an affordable solution to get you down on the trails from an epic location. Our staff has booked a 19 bedroom mansion in Brevard, NC this April. We are seeking candidates to join us! Price includes daily breakfast from Fischer Nutrition, opportunity to participate in daily group rides at the surrounding trail systems (or do your own thing), site seeing opportunities, a trip to the Industry Nine Factory in Ashville, and more! The Pisgah Stage Race is going on this week, check it out or race while you join us.

COST: Book for the whole week at $550 OR join on a per day basis at $175! Contact info@flattire.co or give us a call at 724-691-0966 for more detailed information. We have only a few spots left! Don’t miss this opportunity to shred the gnar at an incredible location with a fun crew of people!

EVENTS THIS MONTH

2/3: Mountain State Fat Bike Champs - Davis, WV

2/8: Latest Exercise Science - 6pm

Presentation will take place upstairs at Wellness on the Point.

Highland Training coach Mike Schultz and UPMC Cycling Performance Matt Tinkey will approach this presentation with the theme of the "latest science" followed by a Q&A.The presentation will take place upstairs at Wellness on the Point at 7pm, Friday, February 8th.

GENERAL INFO:
Matt will cover the latest blood restriction techniques, fit science, and more. Mike will follow up with some of his recent testing on blood lactates, share files and examples from elite athletes he coaches, and include some of the latest studies on gaining muscle, why, and how.

We will follow the presentation with an open Q&A on anything from fit, power, heart rate, or strength training.

2/22: Adventure Night Ride - 7pm

Join us for a night mountain bike ride from the shop. Ride leaves at 7pm, expect 2 hours of riding a lot of single track mixed with multi surface.

Ashley Reefer