Bike Habitat’s Tour of Carson City 2015

Please join Bike Habitat and Muscle Powered for the 8th Annual Tour of Carson City bicycle ride! May is Bike Month in Carson City, and we’ll be kicking off the festivities with this fun ride on Sunday, May 3rd. Signups are at 9:00 AM, ride begins at 9:30 AM. The ride will begin and end at the Bike Habitat, and tour around the perimeter of Carson City for a moderately paced 27-30 mile bike ride.

Bike Habitat's Tour of Carson City 2015

Get Bike Month off and rolling with Denis and Viola as they celebrate the 8th Anniversary of Bike Habitat. This is a free event, and lunch will be served for the riders back at the shop after the ride!

Donations and memberships are encouraged to support Muscle Powered of Carson City to promote a more bike friendly community.

Call Denis at the Shop for Information.

Bike Habitat
911 Topsy Lane (next to Best Buy)
Carson City, NV 89705
(775) 267-5053
bikehabitat.com

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Tour of Carson City 2014

Please join Bike Habitat and Muscle Powered for the 7th Annual Tour of Carson City bicycle ride! May is Bike Month in Carson City, and we’ll be kicking off the festivities with this fun ride on Sunday, May 4th. Signups are at 9:00 AM, ride begins at 9:30 AM. The ride will begin and end at the Bike Habitat, and tour around the perimeter of Carson City for a moderately paced 27-30 mile bike ride.

Tour of Carson 2014

Get Bike Month off and rolling with Denis and Viola as they celebrate the 7th Anniversary of Bike Habitat. This is a free event, and lunch will be served for the riders back at the shop at the completion of the ride!

Donations and memberships are encouraged to support Muscle Powered of Carson City to promote a more bike friendly community.

Call Denis at the Shop for Information.

Bike Habitat
911 Topsy Lane (next to Best Buy)
Carson City, NV 89705
(775) 267-5053
bikehabitat.com

Bicycle Maintenance Class at Bike Habitat

The Bike Habitat will be giving a free class this Wednesday the 9th at 6PM. The topic of the class is “Home Maintenance for your Bicycle”. Learn how to keep your bike running safely and efficiently between bike shop tune ups. This clinic will cover both MTN and Road Bikes.

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This FREE clinic covers:

  • Safety Inspection
  • Brake alignment and adjustment
  • Front & Rear Derailleur Adjustment
  • Headset adjustment
  • Flat repair

Where: Bike Habitat – 911 Topsy Ln. #238, Carson City, NV 89705
When: Wednesday, May 9th @ 6:00PM
Phone: 775.267.5053

2012 Tour of Carson

May’s Bike Month is almost here, and so is Bike Habitat’s Tour of Carson!  This is a very fun, moderately paced road ride around the perimeter of Carson City.  The route is 27-30 miles, but short cut options are available through town if you don’t think you can ride the whole distance.  Here’s the scoop from Bike Habitat:

Please join us for the 5th Annual Tour of Carson City Bike Ride & BBQ Sunday May 6, at 9am!

Tour of Carson 2011

  • The ride will begin at 9:30. The route tours around the perimeter of Carson City for a moderately paced 27-30 mile bike ride.
  • Lunch will be provided and all are welcome.
  • Kick-Off Bike Month with Denis and Viola as they celebrate the Fifth Anniversary of Bike Habitat.
  • This is a Free Event.
  • Donations are being accepted to support Muscle Powered of Carson City to promote a more bike friendly community.
  • The ride will begin at the shop and tour around the perimeter of Carson City for a moderately paced 27-30 mile bike ride.
  • Click here to view a map of the ride.
  • The Bike Habitat is located next to Best Buy in the shopping mall off Topsy Lane.
  • Call Denis at the Shop for Information 267-5053

Tour of Carson 2011

Women’s Bicycle Repair Clinic

On the evening of May 4th, Jennie Hamiter will be teaching a bicycle repair clinic for women down at the Bike Habitat! Come learn some of the skills you need to know for basic roadside repairs and home maintenance.

Jennie Hamiter
Jennie Hamiter

Details:

Location: Bike Habitat – Topsy Lane next to Best Buy
When: Wednesday, May 4th, at 6:30 PM
Also: Due to space and time constraints, don’t bring your bike to the class (it’s ok to ride there though!)

Ash CanyonLadies, keep those bike running good and keep smiling!

Weekend Happenings

Here’s a look at what’s going on this weekend:

Friday, 6/18

  • Bike Habitat and Marin Bikes Present a Marin Bikes Demo!

This Friday, June 18 5:00 – 8:00
Bike Habitat and Marin Bikes will be in Ash Canyon for an evening of bike riding and fun.

The highlight of the evening will be Marin offering Demo rides on their 29’rs, and 5″ & 6″ travel full suspension bikes.
If you have ever wanted to ride a 29’er or Full Suspension mountain bike this is a great opportunity to take one out for a ride.

The Demo Van will be set up in the parking area above the water tanks.

Directions: West on Ash Canyon Rd. to the end. Turn right on Wellington West. Travel 400 yards turn left on dirt road between the houses. Go up the dirt road past the water tanks and park.

This event is free and open to the public. There will be several pedal types available to match up with your shoes, so just bring your favorite riding shoes.

Saturday, 6/19

  • Muscle Powered Road Ride (Easier Pace) Meet at Bowers Mansion at 9:00 AM.  1-2 laps around Franktown.  9-18 miles.  Avg 13 mph.  Contact Vickie 841-7825.  Muscle Powered Membership required.
  • Muscle Powered Road Ride (moderate pace) – 9:30 AM – Ride Leader Paul Zatarain

We will be starting at Bike Habitat at 9:30 and going around Carson via Edwards, Deer Run Rd, Arrowhead, Ash Canyon and Curry street. This is the same route that was planned for the Bike Habitat sponsored ride around Carson a few months ago. Hope to see you there! Approximately 27 miles. Contact pzatarain9th@yahoo.com for more details.

Sunday, 6/20

  • Muscle Powered Cruiser Ride – 9:30 AM at Telegraph Square (corner of Telegraph and Curry Street).

Join us for a meander around the west side of our fair city on Sunday morning. Ride about 5 miles in about 45 minutes. Wear helmets. Meet at Telegraph Square at 9:30 Sunday morning. Forecast that day so far is clear and high 78 deg F. Muscle Powered Membership required.

Bicycle Maintenance Clinic

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There is one more Bicycle Maintenance Clinic left to attend. This week’s topic; what to wear when commuting by bike.

These very informative clinics provide necessary instruction to the experienced and novice cyclist, and have contributed greatly to the success of Bike Month in Carson City.

Thanks Dennis!

Bike Habitat
921 Topsy Ln #238
267-5053
Clinic begins at 6:30 p.m.

See you there.