Remember every Saturday, turn your breakfast into a bike and win a cool prize.
That’s right, every Saturday morning, turn your breakfast into a bike and you can win. So far we have given away The Lord of the Ring book series and an amazing box of chocolates. This week a bottle of our WORLD FAMOUS Hometown EPO sauce is up for grabs.
So how does it work? It’s Easy
1. Turn your breakfast into a bike
2. Take a photo
3. Post on our FaceBook
4. Enjoy your breakfast
5. Wait and see if you won
“Every time I see an adult on a bicycle I no longer despair for the future of the human race.”
~ H.G. Wells
We’re wrapping up an awesome Winter Clinic Series with food, Q&A, giveaways, & 20% OFF STOREWIDE!
THANK YOU for staying excited. Your curiosity inspires us. We love you, Hometownies!!
CLINIC WRAP-UP PIZZA PARTY:
TONIGHT!!! MARCH 5th at 6:00pm
PLEASE CALL IF YOU’LL BE JOINING US
We want to make sure there’s enough food for all!
At Hometown Bicycles, we won’t let something as minor as Michigan chill put a crimp in the official launch of Cycling Season. We’ve been waiting all Winter for this.
So for all you hardy cyclists out there, air up your bike tires… we’re bustin’ this cycling season WIDE open!
Our first official shop ride of 2014 leaves from our Brighton store at 2:00pm. It’ll be a no-drop 8-10 miles – the perfect chance to move your legs and get the blood of a bike warrior pumping back through those veins!
HOMETOWN DAILY SHOP RIDES: THE OFFICIAL LAUNCH
TODAY!!! MARCH 1st at 2:00pm
Our shop rides will continue daily. To accommodate for fluctuating weather and lengthening days, we’ll post ride times and details each morning on Facebook.
REMINDER: BREAK YOUR FAST WITH A BICYCLE
Is breakfast still on your plate? Make it look like a bicycle, snap a photo, post the photo on our Facebook page, and you may just be this Saturday’s lucky Turn-Your-Breakfast-Into-a-Bike winner!
(Photo above courtesy of Susan Ogilvie, last week’s winner!)
Thinking about buying a new bike,
but need to sell the old one first?
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Just thinking about selling your bike?
WE CAN HELP. GIVE US A CALL.
WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY’S CLINIC makes it’s epic debut in this last of our 2-month, twice-a-week, Winter Clinic Series.
Guest speakers from multiple Michigan rides will share insider event details and answer your questions. Additionally, we’ve compiled bicycle literature from many of Hometown’s FAVORITE Michigan rides, and will have a plethora of pamphlets for you to choose from!
BEST MICHIGAN CYCLING EVENTS:
TOMORROW!!! FEB. 26TH from 6-7pm
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THURSDAY, FEB. 27TH from 1-2pm
Stay tuned next week for our March 5th Clinic Wrap-Up Pizza Party – food, music, Q&A, giveaways, and other seriously cool stuff!
COUNTING DOWN THE DAYS…
THE SPRING RUSH IS HAPPENING. Yup. We’re really that close to cycling season!
We’re just sayin’…
Every day brings a new “congrats!” and show of love for the impending launch of Hometown Bicycles – Whitmore Lake.
While our schedule has had to bend and shift with circumstances, we’ve been pouring heart, soul, elbow grease, and way-out-there creativity into this gem of a store. It’s going to be magical.
We can’t wait to get you in there, and will let you know when THE BIG DAY arrives!
Getting antsy? Plug this address into your GPS, so that you can be one of the first to see it:
HOMETOWN BICYCLES – WHITMORE LAKE
9317 Main Street
Whitmore Lake, MI 48189
In the meantime, if the blend of Whitmore Lake and bicycles sounds like your kind of nirvana, drop by and fill out an application.
We’re always hiring!
HOMETOWN BICYCLES ‘TURN YOUR BREAKFAST INTO A BIKE’ WEEKLY CONTEST:
Play with your food! EVERY SATURDAY MORNING, we challenge you to share your most creative bicycle-made-out-of-breakfast attempts on Hometown’s Facebook page.
The rules are simple:
EVERY SATURDAY MORNING
1) Turn your breakfast into a bicycle.
2) Take a photo.
3) Post your photo on our Facebook page.
4) Check back at noon to see if you won!
We pick a winner the same day at noon, and that lucky foodie will win the Prize of the Week. Susan rocked a fruity bicycle in this week’s contest (photo above), and won a Lord of the Rings book series.
Place your entry this coming Saturday for a chance to take home the delectable designer chocolates (oo-la-la) below (just the chocolates… not the bike):
TONIGHT & TOMORROW’S CLINIC is being led by an enthusiast who’s taken cycling and bicycle touring to a whole new level – Jim Gilligan, yoga mastermind of Yoga Nature, owner of Snedicor’s, and one seriously cool dude.
Jim will be sharing, from personal experience, some of Michigan’s best parks and routes for your next cycling adventure!
WHERE TO RIDE IN MICHIGAN CLINIC:
TONIGHT!!! FEB. 19TH from 6-7pm
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THURSDAY, FEB. 20TH from 1-2pm
See you soon!
TONIGHT & TOMORROW’S CLINIC is a perennial favorite! It’s all about saving you a long, unplanned walk home.
You’ll learn how to fix flat tires, broken chains, and other on-the-go “uh-oh”s. Best of all, THIS CLINIC IS HANDS ON. Everyone will have an opportunity to personally try the techniques with the help of our expert staff.
This is an awesome clinic for the novice rider, and a fantastic refresher course for experienced cyclists. Our phone’s ringing off the hook for this one, so bring along an extra chair for yourself, just in case!
EMERGENCY BIKE REPAIRS CLINIC:
TONIGHT!!! FEB. 12TH from 6-7pm
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THURSDAY, FEB. 13TH from 1-2pm
See you soon!