It has been five years since we opened our little local bicycle shop in Millet and now its time to step it up. We are moving to a new location in the heart of Alberta Yes, we are staying in this wonderful town of Millet.
Our shop provides new bikes in three distinct levels. First, we carry new bicycles from Genesis Bikes from Quebec, and new electric bikes from both Genesis and Velec. All our suppliers are from Montreal.
UPDATE: In accordance with the Alberta Government guidelines on essential businesses, retailers open to repair bicycles are considered essential services. Therefore, our plan to open April 8th will still apply. On March 17th the Alberta’s Premier Jason Kenney declared a state of Public Health Emergency putting into effect restrictions on large gatherings, social events, and… Read more
The Derailleur, the mechanism that is older than your great grandmother, yet it is the miracle drive system of bicycles worldwide. The first samples of a gear changing mechanism can be found as far back as the late 1800s. But first patent for the derailleur can be attributed to Paul De Vivie, a touring cyclist… Read more
Three Reasons to have your bicycle serviced during winter months. Today, many cyclists cringe when the word off-season is used when referring to their favourite sport in winter. The invention of the fat bike took winter riding to a new level, yet that oddly heavy wheeled bicycle is not for every cyclist.
We all know that good ole’ Santa Claus flies a sleigh pulled by Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Vixen, Comet, Cupid, Donner, Blitzen, and Rudolph. Or at least that’s what we are meant to believe. But what you have never heard before is that Santa has a bicycle mounted on the back in case the reindeer tell… Read more