Skyline Cycle

Skyline Cycle

834 Washington Boulevard, Ogden, UT 84404
Phone: (801) 394-7700 Fax: (801) 394-4076
Hours of Operation:
Mon - Fri: 10am to 6pm, Sat: 10am to 5pm
Sun: We're out riding!

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Bike Class, Derailluer Adjustment Repeat!

Today its all about derailleurs, identification, inspection, removal, installation, and then adjustments.  Regardless of what style of riding you do the theory of adjusting a derailleurs will be the same and what a life saver on long rides.  We will work on both front and rear derailleurs. Class starts at 9:00a.m. and will go to around 10:00a.m. come through the double doors on the North East side of the building as the front door will be locked

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Bike Class Start Saturday, Framed Fat Bikes, Fat Bike Day Saturday!!

There's a lot going on this weekend.  Starting this Saturday December 6th at 9:00a.m. we will begin our annual bicycle maintenance series from 9:00.m.-10:00a.m..  As usual come through the double doors on the North/East side of the building located towards the back of the parking lot.  This weeks subject is basic maintenance, for a complete description check out the calendar feature at skylinecyclery.com

We have Framed fat bikes that will be built and on the floor by Saturday.  In route are two Minnesota 2.0 in an 18" size, and a Minnesota 3.0 in an 18" as well,  we are excited to have stock back on the floor. The 2.0 models go for $900, and the 3.0 goes for $1100.

The Global Fat Bike Day Utah is this Saturday as well and will begin at 10:00a.m. in the Rainbow Gardens parking lot.  We will have a couple of Mukluk 3.0 models up there for a rent.  We have a medium and a large, the large has a Rockshox Bluto on the front.

Should be a fun weekend, see you guys soon!!

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Bike Class December 21st, Update On Holiday Sales!

This Saturday the 21st of December its all about derailleurs, identification, inspection, removal, installation, and then adjustments.  Regardless of what style of riding you do the theory of adjusting a derailleurs will be the same and what a life saver on long rides.  We will work on both front and rear derailleurs.  Remember to arrive a little early, class starts at 9:00a.m. and will go to around 10:00a.m. come through the double doors on the North East side of the building as the front door will be locked.

At this point in the holiday season we have received about five new orders to replenish our stock.  We are currently sitting with good stock in all the categories of accessories and have on hand full size runs of bikes for your holiday gift giving. Kids bike numbers are still good with at least two bikes per size for both boys and girls.

As far as last orders we will be placing our last bicycle orders by 12:30p.m. on Wednesday the 18th to make sure that they arrive in time for the holidays. Last parts orders for all parts outside of Utah will be on Thursday December 19th by 5:00p.m., all parts available here in Utah will be shipped no later than Friday the 20th at 5:00p.m..

In advance thank you so much for a great holiday season we have had a great year and appreciate you allowing Skyline Cycle to serve your cycling needs.

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Bike Class, Saturday December 14th

Last Saturday we went over basic maintenance of a bicycle in the bike class and despite a stinking snow storm we still had people here which was great.

This coming Saturday December 14th in bike class will be assessing, describing, removing and reinstalling cables and housing to both the derailleur and brake systems. We will also cover chain wear, removal, installation, and we will go over the use of master links. Class will begin at 9:00a.m. and will end around 10:00a.m.. Come through the double doors an the North East side of the building as the front door will remain locked so we can concentrate.

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Saturday January 12th, Spin Class and Bike Maintenance Classes

We've been back a couple days and after all the cleaning we're pretty confident it smells less like dust and moth balls in this place.  Thanks for letting us take a little time to clean and take a little break.

This Saturday the 12th of January we have a couple of thing going on.  Our spin classes are starting with a base fitness level test.  The first class with be from 10:00a.m.-11:00a.m.. The only thing that is a complication is that the first is full for this Saturday.  In light of this fact it has been decided that we are offering another class at 11:30a.m.-12:30p.m., we have a total of eight spots per class and there are still 7 openings as of this moment.  If you are interested call or send and e-mail as quick as you can because we expect this class will fill as well.  Cost per class is $5.00.

We also have bike maintenance this Saturday.  This class is a continuation of derailleur adjustment focusing on the front derailleur.  After I have finished the discussion on front derailleurs we will review rear derailleur adjustment which we went over before the holidays.  So if you missed last time and still want to learn about rear derailleur adjustment you have a second chance.  Bike maintenance class begins at 9:00a.m. and ends at 10:00a.m. come through the side door located on the north east side of the building.  Just a side note too I have had to adjust the calendar a little so the class schedule has changed.

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