Cambridge Bicycle will be open Saturday, February 5th for our standard hours, 10 AM to 7 PM. Drop by and say hello! We'll be running deals on all of our 2010 bicycles.
We Are Open
Although we've been closed for two days as the blizzard ran its course, we are open and holding our standard hours today.
Opening Delay Due To Snow Storm
On Thursday January 27th, we will be opening at Noon, we regret any inconvenience that this may cause.
SNOW RACE….BLIZZARD MAN,,,TONIGHT—11:30 AT SUPERB……
Prizes and courage will be there!!!!! but remember, ride safe and in control...at all times...
We are open today
We're open today in defiance of the weather we're experiencing. Don't let Old Man Winter push you around. If you want to ride, make it happen.
We decided to close today for obvious reasons,,,,,there maybe some other cycling event up at Superb later in the day...We'll keep you posted.....
Happy Holidays! Just a quick note of our holiday hours: Today we're open from 10 until 3 PM. Christmas Day (tomorrow) we're CLOSED. New Year's Eve we're open from 10 until 3 PM New Year's Day we are CLOSED Have a safe and pleasant holiday season.
Thanksgiving Sale Extension
After the success of our Black Friday sale, we're going to keep the deals going until we close on Sunday. We know a lot of you were out of town or otherwise busy yesterday. If you feel like you missed out, now's your chance to swing buy and pick up that new bike you've been looking at. Knog lights are STILL just $5.95 each. All 2010 Bikes are 15-25% off. All 2011 Bikes are 10% off. These sweet deals are limited to only bicycles in stock. We're open standard hours - until 7 pm today and Noon -...
We will be closing early today as the rest of the city evacuates in order to stuff themselves in the suburbs with family and friends. Today 10AM to 5PM Questions? Call 617-876-6555 We reopen Friday 11/26 at 10AM for our Black Friday Sale.
Superb presents: “Bella Biciclette” Sat Nov 13th 8-10pm
Superb Bicycle is proud to present Bella Biciclette, an exhibition of beautiful vintage bicycles from the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s. Expect to see bicycles from Colnago, De Rosa, Rossin, Takhion, Eddy Merckx and even a Cinelli Laser. All bicycles and frames at the show will be available for purchase. Please RSVP by emailing RSVP@SuperbBicycle.com with your name in the subject line. Beverage and light appetizers will be provided and formal dress is suggested. RSVP will be required for entry and...
Cambridge Bicycle Nominated for Best Bike Shop
Cambridge Bicycle has been nominated for Best Bike Shop in Boston! If you appreciate our presence in the Cambridge/Boston community, now's the chance for your voice to be heard. We're proud to be in the running for this year's award and appreciate you supporting us with your vote. Click here, then to get to the Best Bike Shop category. You can vote in the other categories also, but, if you like, or are short on time, you can just vote in the bike shop category - for CB of course!
New Ad in Weekly Dig
If you've checked out the current issue of Weekly Dig already, you might've seen our new ad featuring Morgan and Lily. We have a stack of the Dig at the shop. Swing by and pick one up if you want to check it out. The ad is on page 8. We still have plenty of CB hats and shirts in stock, too!
Columbus Day Hours
We are open all day today, standard hours, from 10 to 7 pm. The weather's too nice to stay indoors - go for a ride and stop by.
Update from InterBike
Ling got to meet Eddy Merckx!
Labor Day Hours
We're open today from 10 until 7 pm, standard hours. It's absolutely beautiful outside today. If you didn't make plans to go travel, get riding!
Swift Antique 3-Speed on Display
There's a new addition to our central window display, keeping watch over our selection of internally-geared city bike. This English-made Swift has all of the features seen on classic three-speed bikes from decades ago. Next time you're at the shop, take your time and have a look.
Colnago now Available at our Superb Location!
We are super stoked to have landed a new partnership with Colnago. Superb is now proud to offer the Colnago Pista and Colnago Super. The Pista ($999) is the go fast aluminum/carbon track frame that is amazingly light weight. The Super ($1050) is a beautiful lugged steel track or single speed frame that will last decades and is sure to turn heads everywhere it goes. Colnago has a very long history building amazing bikes and we are super excited to be able to offer these bikes and frames to our...
Kip’s Newest Antique on Display
If you stopped by our shop late yesterday afternoon you may have noticed a new antique in our window display. Kip recently acquired this 100+ year old bike, made in the days where everyone was riding fixed gears because that was the only type of bike that existed (besides gear-less bikes, like penny farthings). This bike can be seen in the front window of our shop. There are much more features worth checking out on this bike than we have time to photograph in blog, so stop by the shop and take...
KHS Green Now in Silver
Check it out: the KHS Green is now available in silver. It's the same 3-speed bike as always, but now available for the first time in this alternate color. We only have a handful in stock right now, so stop by soon to check 'em out!
Lady Gaga at MIT Museum Today
According to certain sources, Lady Gaga is making an appearance at the MIT museum of Science this afternoon. If you love photography and celebrity sightings as much as you love bikes, today is your day. If you get her autograph or phone number come across the street to the shop and tell us about it.
Superb Nominated Best Bike Shop in Boston
Someone has graciously nominated our Boston based shop "Superb Bicycle" Best Bike Shop in Boston in the Phoenix Paper. We are pretty stoked to be in the running and would really appreciate your continued support by taking a moment out of your day to head over to the Phoenix site and giving us your vote. You are able to vote once per computer per day. After voting for us and your other favorite local businesses, remember to take step 2 by following the link at the bottom of the page to cast all...
New 2010 Models in Stock
We got a new shipment in from SE today, and everyone was tearing open the boxes to check out the colors for 2010. Above Pete is assembling the 2010 SE Draft in the gold color scheme. We're excited about new models coming out this year and improvements on 2009 favorites, so we're going to be blogging some of our favorites over the next week or so. Stay tuned to see what's hot for the new year!
Holiday Store Hours
We here at Cambridge Bicycle pride ourselves on being open almost every day of the year. It's the season, however; for exceptions. This holiday season we have a few days with special hours: 12/24 - Christmas Eve - open from 10 until 4 pm 12/25 - Christmas Day - closed 12/26 - 12/30 - standard hours 12/31 - New Year's Eve - open from 10 until 4 1/1/10 - New Year's Day - closed 1/2/10 - standard hours Our standard hours for regular business are Monday through Saturday from 10 am to 7 pm, and...
Happy Birthday, Samantha
Yesterday a customer Samantha came in and picked up a new bike for her birthday. She chose a 2010 Fuji Feather, and then outfitted it with SKS Race Blade fenders, a set of Planet Bike Blaze and Superflash lights, and Nitto cruiser bars! The bike already came with a front brake, but everything Samantha chose made this one of the most proper and good-looking bikes to roll out of the shop. Add a silver Crane Bell and it'd be the perfect city fixed-gear bike. Talk about a great gift!
Farewell, Mr. Bottomley
Sadly enough, our mechanic Rob is leaving us for the winter months for greener pastures. Today's his last day in the shop. To celebrate he took the Big Ripper out for a spin. On and off the bike he's an awesome dude and we're not the only ones who feel this way. Check out this blog his friends made to spread word of his enigmatic character.
Superb Bicycle Grand Opening Celebration Tonight 10-23-09
From Superb Grand Opening From Superb Grand Opening We are pleased to invite you to our Superb Grand Opening Celebration, Friday, October 23rd, for a chance to meet the artists, designers, and minds behind Boston?s latest outpost of high design and retail panache. With a focus on new & classic track, road and urban cycling, Superb is a full-service shop offering repairs and sales in an environment designed to stylize bicycle shopping. We've expanded on the shop?s original 1900s motif by...
Pedal Strike posts on Superb progress
I'm not sure how Kaiko manages all her talents, law, art, cycling and + but I feel just honored to have her new line of clothing gracing our new shop. pedal strike
NACCC’s is here!
The riders are all rolling in from around the country....we had a fun group from Atlanta trapped at cambridge due to a downpour...As a major sponsor we welcome all riders as they will dropping by both Cambridge bicycle and Superb because both shops are checkpoints in this year's race.....Ride safe and have an awesome time in B-Town....
Superb Renovation.. Making Progress
The Renovation of Boston Bicycle into Superb is making lots of progress. Getting rid of the old to make way for the new.
MassBike Presents: NEW Bicycling Skills Classes!
Intro To Bicycling Skills (a classroom session, 2 hours): Evening classroom session (off-bike) covers bike-safety principles, bicycling laws, guidelines for riding in traffic, and more. You must take one of these classes before you can attend one of the on-bike classes below. Wednesday July 15, 2009 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Progress Partners 1 Broadway, Cambridge, MA Enter at corner of Broadway and Third MUST RSVP for this class Cancellation policy: if fewer than 10 students are registered by...
N. Harvard Street finally getting a makeover
Ok, so it's not quite as bad as this picture...yet. But we all know that the section of North Harvard St. by Harvard Stadium is in dire need of some big-time repairs. I used to loath that route like nothing else when I had to take it to and from my old job every day: bumpy as hell, cars parked on both sides, the godforsaken 66(6) bus nearly running me off the road. So, I'm excited to report that the city has finally taken note of this deathtrap and drawn up reconstruction plans. According to...
Today marks the last day that our beloved friend and coworker Mary Arida will be working at Cambridge Bicycle. She's moving to New York City to pursue other endeavors, and as saddened as we are by her departure, we wish her nothing but the absolute best. Over the past two-and-a-half years Mary has been one of our most skilled and trusted mechanics, with an attention to detail and an incessant drive to achieve the highest quality repair work possible. She has also been a great friend, a patient...
Omnium Series Pursuit Night Update
Cambridge Bicycle rider Nick Mashburn set the winning time in the Category A 3000 meter Individual Pursuit. The Cambridge Bicycle Summer Omnium Series at the New England Velodrome has seen some good racing so far this summer. Last Tuesday and Wednesday saw the second in a series of three events, and Pursuit Races were the feature omnium event. Racers competed for Omnium points in both the 3000 meter Individual Pursuit and the Australian Pursuit. Gary Bavolar was only .14 seconds off the...
We proudly launched our Website for our new shop Superb this week. The website features it's own blog and online store. The renovation of our Boston shop into Superb is already in motion with demolition happening this month and the grand opening in the middle of the summer. Keep an eye out on the Superb Bicycle for updates as well as info about upcoming Superb events and products.
Cambridge Bicycle Open House & Block Party, Thursday May 21!!!
WHAT: Cambridge Bicycle Open House and Block Party WHEN: Thursday, May 21th, 6pm-9:30pm WHERE: Cambridge Bicycle, 259 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA Cambridge Bicycle Shop invites you to attend the first annual Cambridge Bicycle Open House and Block Party!!! Think you have one sweet commuter ride? Prove it by entering the "Best Commuter Bike" Contest. Have questions about how to start bike commuting? No problem! Cambridge's friendly and knowledgeable staff will be on hand to answer questions...
SE Bikes Fixed Gear Team Introduces Torey Thornton
Torey Thornton from NYC is now riding for SE Bikes, in addition to Council of Doom, Skitch Clothing and 3Bancho. He is currently riding an SE Lager with a 26" Landing Gear Fork. The kid has some skills! From SE Bikes Blog
I just got word of the newest Volume gear that should be dropping in about a month. First off is the Version 3 of the Cutter pictured above. Small changes from version 2, imprinted speaker logo on the headbadge istead of the cut out, modified dropout, and new colors, Green, Prism White, and Raw. Also in the photo is the new Volume Freestyle Fork. Which is barspin compatible, and comes with a lifetime warranty. It will come in the same colors as the cutter frame but is sold seperately. Last but...
There's a lot of work here. As we begin our transformation of Boston to Superb, We are determined to honor the original 1890's design of the building. The restoration will add modern elements but the splendor of the Victorian era will shine though.
ESPI Bike Polo Tournament
Cambridge Bicycle is proud to be the title sponsor of this year,s East Side Polo Invite. Bike Polo is really growing and bikes like the volume cutter are perfect for playing. The cutter is a BMX inspired frame which is super stiff and ready for anything you can throw at it. We have a full selection in stock but if you play bike polo you'll have 3 chances of winning one...Good luck and check out the guys at Letgitbikepolo
As some of you know, we have been planning a total renovation/reworking of our Boston Shop retail location for over 2 years now. This has been one of my main projects working at Cambridge Bicycle so far and I am very excited that we are this close to making it all happen. We will be dropping the Website/Webstore with in the next week or so followed by the retail store shortly after. We chose the name Superb with inspiration from an old set of Suntour Superbe hubs that have been kicking around...
Natalie “Customer of the Month”!!!
I decided it's time to show some love to the customers that have been behind us in everything that we do here at Cambridge Bicycle, and when I was thinking about this, one of our newer customers popped into mind: Natalie. The first time I met Natalie she stopped in to pick up a few parts for a bike she was building. She then stopped back a few days later--with the bike--to get some parts installed. We chatted and I invited her to the Freddy Vs. Jason Race. Well, she showed up to the race on...
SUPPORT GOVERNOR PATRICK’S TRANSPORATION PLAN
Even Cider wants to see this plan pass. It includes many positive reforms we all could use and all bicyclists should wholeheartedly get behind this...go to livablestreets for more.
Cinelli Frames, now in stock!!
We are proud to announce that we are now an Official Cinelli Dealer. Stop in to check out the new frames we have or to place a special order for that frame of your dreams! The Vigorelli is going for $1109.95 and we have sizes 52 and 54 currently in stock.
Last Minute Christmas Presents!
Stop into the shop all the way up until Christmas eve to pick up that last minute gift. We are open Christmas Eve 10am-3pm and closed Christmas Day. Gift Certificates are also available in any amount!! Happy Holidays -Cambridge Bicycle
Cambridge Bicycle is now hiring for the positions of mechanic and sales. We are looking for qualified mechanics with shop experience and a working knowledge of all types of bicycles. Sales floor applicants should be knowledgeable in most aspects of cycling and have retail experience. All applicants should bring a resume to the shop including all their bicycle experience, as well as other retail experience and a list of references.
Cambridge Bicycle on MYSPACE
We have made the jump to the coolest place on the internet. First we had to delete our account over at Make Out Club, but now you can find us on MYSPACE. So add us to your friends to keep up to date with everything going on at the shop AND all the parties we are throwing outside the shop. Yeah you heard right we are throwing parties. Might as well add us to your TOP FRIENDS because we are cooler than your high school friends that you haven't talked to in months but have issues with demoting.
Matthew Eberhardt Sets Mile Record!
Matthew Eberhardt, son of New England Velodrome director Tony Eberhardt, prepares to launch on his record setting ride. Riding a specially prepared bike from the Manchester Police Athletic League and wearing high-tech fabrics donated by MIT Cycling, Matt went 3:09 for the mile, setting a new record for his age category. While the crowd cheered him on, Matthew repeatedly got out of the saddle to power through the windy back straight and kept on a consistent schedule throughout the 5 lap effort....
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Kip's New Fuji SLR is here!!! Come get one!