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Winter Happenings

Batavia and Winfield locations

Tuneup Special:

Starting Now thru Feb.29th  Buy 1 Tune-Up @ $74.99 and get the 2nd bicycle tuneup @ only $37.49! 

Upcoming Classes

Bike Maintenance

Winfield Feb. 4th @ 5PM

Batavia Feb. 11th @ 5PM

Basic bike maintence and key items to help you enjoy your ride.

Including flat repair, lubrication and cleaning.

Brakes and Gears

Winfield Feb. 19th @ 5PM 

Batavia Feb. 22nd @ 5PM

Basic adjustments of brakes and gears. Also, helpful tools to have with you on the ride.

Please call ahead to RSVP. Attendance will be limited to 15. Classes will run between 60-90 minutes.

Indoor Time Trial Series

WHY BUY AT PRAIRIE PATH CYCLES

At Prairie Path Cycles we want you to make sure that you have a bike you will enjoy riding for years to come. Our experienced staff will help you find the bike that is perfect for your style of riding and your budget. We'll sell you the bike you need and the bike you'll love! In addition, with each new bike you receive:  

  • Lifetime FREE adjustments!
  • One FREE Tune-Up 9/1-2/29 OR One Half-Priced Tune-Up 3/1-8/31*
  • The guaranteed lowest price in the Chicago suburbs!

*Tune-Up valued at $69.99

INDOOR TRAINING SESSIONS STARTING NOV. 9th!

 Click here to sign up !

Now Shop 24 hours a day from the comfort of your home and have clothing, parts and accessories come straight to you!

**Prairie Path Cycles reserves the right to refuse price matching** 

Cycling Glossary - Word of the Day

mixte frame

(Say: mix - tee - frame) - A women's frame that features two small-diameter sloping top tubes. These make mounting and dismounting easier. And, because there are two tubes, lateral frame stiffness is not compromised the way it is with basic ladies' frames, which feature single down tubes.

Prairie Path Cycles Daily Tip

Valve Nuts? - A common question with Presta valves is whether or not it's important to install the valve nuts (there are two types: nuts and rings with knurled edges). Not all Presta valves are threaded from top to bottom. But, if yours are threaded, there's a good chance that there are valve nuts on them. These can make it easier to inflate the tire because they hold the valve proud of the rim making it easier to get the pump head on them. Be sure not to tighten them too much, however, or they'll be difficult to remove by hand when you have to fix a flat on the road or trail. Over tightening the nut can also put pressure on the valve/tube junction where it passes through the rim, possibly causing a flat. Also, when fixing a flat, install the valve nut after the tire and tube have been installed (just before inflating).

Flat Protection Program

Flat  Tire ProtectionTired of getting flats, tired of paying for it everytime? Well now with our new Flat Tire Protection Program you only have to pay a one time fee and for the rest of your bikes life the flat repairs are on us! The cost of parts and labor is covered, just show up let us fix your flat and continue your ride.

Click for more details.