Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Holiday Hours

Ho Ho Holiday hours!
A Better Cycle will be open on Christmas eve from 10am till 6pm. We will be closed Christmas day. On new years eve we will be open 10am till 6 pm and closed New years day Jan 1st. Woot!

Monday, December 14, 2009

A Better Cycle turns Two! Anniversary sale!

It was on December 15th, 2007 that A Better Cycle first opened its doors. We couldn't have done it without all our great customers! To celebrate we are having a SUPER AWESOME ANNIVERSARY SALE! Ten percent off any complete bike and 20 percent off one new part, accessory, or labor. Buy a gift certificate for your favorite friend and get ten percent off the cost! Offer good through December 24th, just mention our anniversary sale.

Also we have joined the modern age and set up our very own Facebook page! Add us here.

Friday, October 30, 2009

Fenders! We've got em!

We have stocked up for winter and currently have a large selection of fenders from Planet Bike, including the Freddy, Cascadia, Hardcore, SpeedEZ, and a box full of clip-ons. Come check them out and winterize your bike. Also, our turnaround on repairs is pretty quick right now. If you held off through the summer on that tune up or repair, there is no better time than now!

Monday, September 21, 2009

Bike for Shelter and Commuter Checks.

You can now register for the Bike For Shelter ride in our shop. The ride is on September 27th and benefits victims of human trafficking. For more information or to register online check out

A Better Cycle is now prepared to accept Commuter Check Bicycle Vouchers. This is money that you can get from your employer to put towards your commute, and in Portland that means your bike. So ask you employer if they are a part of the Commuter Check program or check out for more information.

Wednesday, August 12, 2009

A Better Cycle gets rave reviews! (on the internet!)

Check out what people have been saying about us on yelp! Thanks for the support from everyone in the neighborhood.

Monday, June 29, 2009

New Bikes!

We now stock Origin8 Del Pasado single speed frames.

Frame and fork retails for $200(or $150 with complete build) and comes in four sizes: 50cm, 53cm, 56cm, and 59cm. Some examples of complete builds we can do:

The Fixie. This fixed gear bike with bullhorns is $650.

The single speed city bike. This single speed comes with a Cardiff sprung leather saddle and rack to accommodate panniers costs $700 complete.

Stop by and check out these frames. Also this September we will be participating in the BTA's Bike Commute Challenge, get your team ready and check out for more info.

Saturday, March 14, 2009


So we have been doing some rearranging here in the shop to make it feel more open and better organized. We have tires!

Stop by and check out the new lay out.

Monday, February 9, 2009

Black Star Bags!

We now proudly carry Black Star Bags makers of fine messenger bags, top tube protectors, and hip pouches! Made right here in Portland, Or by Dave Stoops.

Dave also does custom orders. Come check em out!