trophybiker has written 35 posts for trophybiking

It’s time to TUSSLE at the TRESTLE Sun. 29 Jan, Noon, 8th and Poplar!

Find some Tussle history here.   Advertisements

Please read our Holiday Closing Alerts!

OKAY, sometimes you just have to use a train, plane or automobile and visit those far-flung people who claim to be your relatives!  This means that Trophy Bikes University City will close at 5pm on Christmas Eve, and reopen on Thursday, January 5th 2012! Our Northern Liberties shop (Now at 712 N. 2nd St.) will … Continue reading

This is how we Troll!

Just got out first SURLY Troll Complete built up at Trophy Bikes University City.… we’ve previously sent some custom Trolls out to lurk under bridges.     Note, colors/spec may vary from picture below. Also in stock –Philly’s largest selection of Surly Bikes: Pacers, Cross Checks, Long Haul Truckers. We have in fact, got the Ted … Continue reading

Polish Your Skills on This Machine!

Please help us celebrate our new Northern Liberties Shop/the Holidays/Etc.

Right, then, why yes, we will be having one–thank you and you’re a gentleman, you do know that, sir?   We’ll be having a little get together this coming Tuesday, 13 December, at our all-new Northern Liberties shop (712 N. 3rd St.) Please stop by between 5pm and 8-ish for a some refreshments and to … Continue reading

A Tweed Ride Moment

It was a smashing success, with every sort of stylish bike on display. We only wish we could have ladled on more swag at the closing pub reception, inside the strangely wonderful O’Reilly’s, at Frankford and Lehigh. In keeping with the occasion, mcget used a 1946 or ’47 Leica and some Tri-X to bang off … Continue reading

Black Friday SALE

(after a little snack, some sort of discount seems appropriate…) Yes, we know this is a form of retail plagiarism. Yet we feel a irresistible, lemming-like urge to mark  down prices on a bunch of our stuff. Get the fascinating details by simply clicking RIGHT HERE. cheers –mcget/trophy bikes university city • northern liberties

Tool School, DIY and everything

FIRST PARK TOOL SCHOOL NORTHERN LIBERTIES CLASS is booked up… and a new one is on the schedule…. Coming just days after Thanksgiving, we didn’t expect to fill every spot… but we did, in just a few days.  But   learning how to fix your own bike is popular, apparently.   We will announce our … Continue reading

The many moving parts of Brompton

You may not be able to tell from the picture, but we stock an amazing amount of Brompton parts. Thinking about changing your gearing? Ready to upgrade to a hub generator system? Chances are we have the parts you need in stock. Parts are always on the way here from England as well, so chances … Continue reading


NERVOUS ABOUT BIKE THIEVES ?! THIS SUNDAY, learn how to keep your bike from getting stolen, –and how to get it back if the worst happens. Full details HERE…