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 Saturday February The 13th, Wheels, Wheels, Wheels!

This Saturday the 13th we are going to be discussing wheels.  How a wheel works, determining spoke length, replacement of a spoke and the basics of how to true a wheel.  We will begin at 9:00a.m. and will go until around 10:00a.m..  Remember to come through the side doors of the building as the front door will be locked.  See you all there.

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Bike Class! Hubs, Headsets, Bottom Brackets, Cranks

We will discuss hubs headsets, bottom brackets, cranks today. We will go over installation, removal, adjustment and repair of all the previously listed. Wear cloths that you don't care to much about because we will have hubs out to adjust if you would like the experience.   Class begins at 9:00a.m. and will end around 10:00a.m.  Come through the double doors located on the North East side of the building directly out of the parking lot as the front door will be locked.

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Bike Class, Repeat Of Basic Maintenance!

This will be a repeat of the first basic maintenance class taught in December for all those that may have missed it. Today we will cover a description of all the components and how a bicycle works.  We will then discuss how to clean, lube and inspect your bicycle to  keep it running well.  Class will begin at 9:00a.m. and will run for approximately one hour ending at 10:00a.m., plan on arriving a little early and come through the double doors and the North East side of the building.

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Saturday the 24th, Spin Class, Bike Maintenance, Tune-Up Special, We're HIRING!!

This Saturday we will continue with the spin class at 10:00a.m., we still have three spots available if any of you want to jump in.  Remember arrive a little early so you can get your bike ready.

Bike class will begin at 9:00a.m. and will go until around 10:00a.m..  This class will be a continuation of disc brakes and will focus on hydraulic disc brakes.  We will discuss pad wear, mounting, determining fluid type and then will bleed a brake and discuss different bleed procedures.  Come through the side doors.

We are starting to see a good number of tune-ups coming through, keep in mind that our $35.00 dollar tune-up will special will continue until the end of February at which point it will return to $50.00.  With weather like this its ride time already.

We are now accepting resumes for employment.  We will hire by the end of February so bring them down as soon as possible.

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Saturday The 17th, Spin Classes Start, Bike Maintenance, More Framed Fat Bikes!

This Saturday the 17th we will start our spin classes for the year.  We will begin at 10:00a.m. and go until 11:00a.m..  This first session will be field test to determine where you are fitness wise so that work outs can be tailored to you.  Plan on arriving ten early to get changed and set up your bike.  Just like the bike classes come through back side doors out of the parking lot because the front door may still be locked.

Bike maintenance classes this week will be all about disc brakes.  We will start with mechanical disc brake identification, installation, pad wear ect. and then move into hydraulic disc brakes.  If we don't finish with hydraulic systems we will push back the next class and continue on next week until we are finished.

We will have two shipments of Framed Minnesota 2.0 models in various sizes arriving this week.  Bikes that have not been spoken for include two 16" Minnesota 2.0, two 18" Minnesota, and one 20" Minnesota 2.0.  They should start arriving mid week and we should have all that are available on the floor by Saturday.  Any questions give a call to 801-394-7700, of shoot an e-mail to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Thanks all.

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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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Front & Rear Derailleur Class, Spin Class

This Saturday the 8th 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.

Spin Class will be at its regular time of 10:00a.m. and if we have enough for a second class it will be at 11:30a.m..  If you plan on attending make sure to call ahead so we can reserve you a spot.  For either class plan on coming a few early to get set up and warmed up.

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Bike Class And Spin Class Saturday February 1st

This Saturday we will continue with spin class and bike maintenance class.  Spin classes will be held at 10:00a.m. and again at 11:30a.m., if you would like a spot in either call ahead or send an email so we can reserve you a spot.

Basic maintenance will be the subject this Saturday. This will be a repeat of the first basic maintenance class taught in December for all those that may have missed it. This Saturday we will cover a description of all the components and how a bicycle works.  We will then discuss how to clean, lube and inspect your bicycle to  keep it running well. We will also remove wheels from the bike, remove a tire from the wheel and identify and patch a hole in the tube. Class will begin at 9:00a.m. and will run for approximately one hour ending at 10:00a.m., plan on arriving a little early and come through the double doors and the North East side of the building.

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Bike and Spin Class Saturday the 18th, Even More Fat Bike Rentals!!

Next Saturday the 18th we will continue with both our bike maintenance class and spin class.

Bike maintenance class will begin at 9:00a.m. and  will  discuss both mechanically actuated disk brakes and hydraulic disc brakes.  We will identify, adjust, discuss brake caliper adapters, address different size rotors, and determine what types of fluid are used by different brake manufacturers.  Class will go from 9:00a.m.-10:00a.m..  The double doors on the North East side of the building, directly out of the parking lot as the front door will be locked.

Spin class will be held at 10:00a.m. for the first session and 11:30a.m..  We were under the impression that 10:00a.m. last week was full but we had a few folks that couldn't make it so there are still spots open.  Make sure to call ahead and reserve a spot for either class.

Now to Fat bike rentals.  We have had such a demand for rentals in this category that we have added an additional two bikes to our rental bike fleet to meet the needs of our customers.  We have added a medium Kona Wo to the fleet as well as another large Salsa mukluk.  This brings our total number of bikes to 4 rentals.  Make sure to call ahead and reserve a bike if you want it for a particular date because they are going out a ton.  Cost is $35.00 per day.  Glad to see people are enjoying these bikes.

 

 

 

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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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GoPro Hero3 plus Cameras Are In, Bike Maintenance Class this Saturday.

Hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving.  Our first shipment of GoPro Hero3+ cameras have arrived and are ready for sale, we have three on hand right now.

Our annual bike maintenance class will begin this Saturday the 7th of December.  Class will begin at 9:00a.m. and will run through 10:00a.m.. Plan on arriving about 5 minutes early so we can get started promptly.  This class will focus on basic maintenance and will provide the foundation for further classes down the road.  We will discuss cleaning, lubrication, inspection of your bicycle, and then we will remove a tire, patch a tube and then reinstall the wheel back onto the bicycle.  If you have any questions send an email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , or give a call to 801-394-7700.

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Saturday February 9th, Spin, and Bike Class

This Saturday February 9th we will be having both spin classes and we will be holding the bicycle maintenance class.  The first session of the spin class is full but the second class is still wide open. The first class is at 10:00a.m., the second class will start at 11:30a.m., show up a little early to get your bike set up.  Remember to call ahead and put your name on the list if you are coming to the second class.

In the bike maintenance class we will be going over wheels.  We will discuss the way in which a wheel works, spokes, hubs the whole nine yards and then we will go over the technique of truing wheels.  I will have a couple wheel truing stands set up with wheels so that you will have the opportunity to actually true a wheel if you would like.  As always if you have questions call 801-394-7700 or send and e-mail to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

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