Looking forward to attending the Benicia Mini Maker Faire, Sundy, April 2nd! Hope to see you there! https://www.eventbrite.com/e/benicia-mini-maker-faire-2017-tickets-31732710391
Our friends at Bike East Bay have posted an article about which roads have been washed out due to the heavy winter rains. We are sharing it with you. https://bikeeastbay.org/classic-east-bay-rides-washed-out-winter-rains
Leonardo Cycles is pleased to offer layaway! Terms are flexible; you can determine your own payment plan. That bike you've had your eye on can be yours by Spring! Stop by the store for details. We also continue to offer financing through Synchrony Bank if you prefer instant pick-up of your purchase. You can choose a deferred interest rate for 6 to 12 months, or a low fixed rate of 9.99%. Leonardo Cycles strives to make your purchasing easy and convenient. Happy 2017 from Team Leonardo
Come shop downtown Vallejo to support your local small businesses! As a special thanks to our customers, all merchandise is 20% off from Friday, 11/25 thru Sunday, 11/27! This does not include labor. This does include our current 10% off on all merchandise sale through the end of the year. Holidays Hours: Thanksgiving Thursday CLOSED Black Friday, 11/25 10 – 6 extended hours! Christmas Day CLOSED New Year’s Day CLOSED We are thankful for each of you and our community. We wish you and yours a happy & healthy Thanksgiving. Sincerely, Team Leonardo
Here's a great article from IceBike.org on the features of fat tire bikes. Worth the read. Then come on down and buy one. http://www.icebike.org/fat-tire-bike/
For August's 2nd Sunday ride, we will do the Lake Herman loop. Remember, two lucky people can ride our electric bikes. First come first served so call us today to reserve an ebike! Join and follow our Facebook group, Leonardo’s Bike Club, at: https://www.facebook.com/g
When: Sunday, August 14th
Where: Lake Herman loop, see Strava link below
Time: meet at 8:45 am, leave at 9 am. Depending on the pace, the estimated return is around 11:30 am.
Meeting place/store location:
419 Georgia St, #29
between Sonoma Blvd. & Marin St.
BYOG (bring your own gear): water, snacks, helmet, sunglasses, sunscreen; dress appropriate for the weather
RAIN CANCELS. Light rain/d...
Nice article on the benefits on electric bikes: http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2016/07/06/the-surprising-health-benefits-of-an-electric-bike-2/?emc=eta1&_r=0
Pedalfest celebrates all-things bicycling at Jack London Square on Saturday, July 23, from 11 AM to 6 PM. This free festive day presented by Jack London Square, Bike East Bay and Bay Area Bikes will pack the Oakland waterfront with more than 25,000 biking enthusiasts. From bike geeks to weekend warriors, enjoy bicycle-themed entertainment, food and fun for everyone including:
- Cycling daredevils performing in The Drome
- Awe-inspring bicycle stunts
- Rock the Bike’s pedal-powered stage featuring live music
- Recycled wizardry from Whymcycles
- Bicycle vendors, artisans and more
- Kid’s bike parade
- Pedal-powered food and drink
- Kid’s bike rodeo
- Bicycle photo booth
- Free valet bike parking
- Dazzling collect...
When: This Sunday, July 10th Where: Northern Vallejo to Napa, #18 of the SF Bay Trail. For now, we are thinking of riding just to American Canyon, but possibly up to the Napa Valley Airport or further, subject to the riders. Time: meet at 8:45 am, leave at 9 am sharp. Depending on the pace, the estimated return is around 12 pm. Meeting place/store location: Leonardo Cycles 419 Georgia St, #29 between Sonoma Blvd. & Marin St. 707.563.8475 BYOG (bring your own gear): water, snacks, helmet, sunglasses, sunscreen; dress appropriate for the weather RAIN CANCELS. Light rain/drizzle–we’ll go for it. Here’s a link of the approximate route: http://baytrail.org/get-on-the-trail/map-by-number/northern-vallejo-to-nap...
Why Buy an Electric Bike? As the US continues to urbanize, traffic increases, and vehicle costs climb, more people are seeking convenience and looking for alternative transportation. Enter the electric bike. Although the first one was designed and patented in 1895, they have started to gain in popularity some 100 years later. China has the largest electric bike market at approximately 120 million (Wikipedia, 2016) while with EU countries, the numbers have risen from 98,000 in 2006 to 1,139,000 in 2014, Germany with 42% of the market, (Germany, 42%; the Netherlands, 20%; and Belgium, 11%) (CONEBI, 2016). Interestingly, in 2012, according to an article from Yale Environment 360, in the US there were nearly as many electric bike...