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February is for Lovers…Lovers of Bikes at Family Bicycles! Help us celebrate everything bike this month–why just have one Bike Month? We have a month’s worth of celebration packed into the next two weeks. Now through February 14th:* Correctly guess the number of candy hearts in our water bottle and win a $50 Gift Certificate. […]
Surly The newest member of the Family Bicycles team is Surly, the shop cat! Surly came to us from the Westside neighborhood near downtown Kansas City after hitching a ride with Theresa’s sister Jess. His duties include greeting customers and taking care of security. Just like the brand of bikes he is named after, he […]
Bruce Homstad In the mid-1980’s I worked at a small bike shop in the Phoenix-Metro area of Arizona at a time when mountain biking was just beginning. I had already been using my bicycle as a means of transportation, but with an invitation from friends, ventured out into the rocky trails of Usery Mountain Park […]
Theresa M. Van Ackeren, Managing Director I grew-up riding my bicycle to and from school and on my afternoon paper route in Omaha, Nebraska. I learned early to “embrace the hills,” we lived in a hilly section of town and there were two or three hills no matter which way I rode. But riding was […]