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They’re out there… and they want your bike. That’s the bad news. The good news is that they are not all that motivated–and if you step up your anti-theft game, you can put the odds in your favor. Read on! Find out how to protect your wheels at our new master class, THEFTPROOF YOUR BIKE. … Continue reading

Pass the Dutchie !

OK, man, two days of Dutch Cycling workshops set against the sometimes-grim reality of Philly traffic. Sponsored by the City of Philadelphia and the Dutch Cycling Embassy. This should be pretty dang interesting. And it’s open to the public! Info HERE:

Not Everything that Spins is a Bike Wheel–more bike events

OKAY, for RECORD STORE DAY, we put our turntable and vinyl upfront, jacked into Trophy Bikes’ mobile sound system. (That’s Ella and Louis on the platter–1956, Verve Records–featured a stellar band that included Oscar Peterson, piano, Ray Brown, bass, and Buddy Rich, drums.) The front platform on our Civia Halsted cargo bike is a nice fit … Continue reading

Events Bulletin

trophybiking agenda for April 2012: BROOKS SADDLE NOOK OPENING RECEPTION  • April 14 Typewriter Weekend (no bike content, do skip if you like!) April 27-28 PARK TOOL SCHOOL • April 25 & May 2 Let’s review the details in order: SATURDAY, 14 April. Help us christen the new Brooks Saddle Nook (above) at Trophy Bikes … Continue reading

Little Red Tool Box

In our University City Store, there’s a little Red Tool Box. Inside is a collection of bike tools that you can use to tweak that loose saddle, or change a flat tire in front of the shop. We’re open 8-6 during the week and 10-5 saturday and sunday. If we’re open, so is the little … Continue reading

Fly-By from the Zoe Billboard Bike Ride

Here’s a quick walk-by video of the assembled 30-plus riders who came out to the start of the Zoe Strauss Billboard Bike Ride… at 30th Street Station on Sunday 18 March. 2012.  Thanks to all the intrepid cyclists who braved Philadelphia’s roaring traffic and bumpy side streets!

Bike Ride the Zoe Strauss Billboard Project

twenty  big billboards. twenty-five city miles. ten thousand Philly drivers. BILL BOARDED. (SUNDAY, March 18th, 11 am–30th St. Station, Philadelphia) (PS– ten bucks to the first person to email what movie the above tagline was swiped from)  If you would like to go on a bike ride to check out the Zoe Strauss Billboard Project … Continue reading

Still life with Salsa wheel

TUSSLE at the TRESTLE 2012

TUSSLE at the TRESTLE 2012, a set on Flickr. Here’s a selection of pics from Trophy Bikes North’s 2012 presentation: Tussle at the Trestle–a grass-track-skatepark-folkcross thing. Crew: Peter Dallkner, Robert Botto, Jeremy Sadler, Eric Allen. After-prom was held at the new Trophy Bikes North location: 712 N. 2nd St in n. liberties Philly.

TUSSLE at the TRESTLE footage