W! O! W! What an incredible Ladies Night Out on Tuesday, October 16th!!
Over 35 women gathered together for an evening of fun and inspiration. From yoga to wine to massage to powerful, personal stories shared by some engaging ladies… it was a night we’ll ALL remember.
Thank you to everyone who brought their bodies, minds, and hearts to our event. As Dawn stated that night, we ALL have amazing stories to share, and look forward to hearing YOURS at upcoming Hometown women’s events!
A huge shout out to those who helped make our event a resounding success…Massage Therapist Shannon Rau, Yoga Instructor Stacy Mulka, Christine Addy with Drip ‘n Splatter, Melissa Fournier-Rudberg with Cool Hedge Creations, our fabulous guest speakers, Cindy Housel, Robin Fry and Sarah Boyle… and our very own Shaun Bhajan for his informative, seasonally-appropriate clinic on fat bikes, trainers and winter cycling gear.
We strive to make Hometown the female-friendliest bike shop in Southeast Michigan and appreciate all of you for supporting that mission. On that note, Dawn and Leslie have all sorts of ladies events brewing for 2018/19!
Stay tuned for details on our next Women’s Event, to be held Tuesday, December 4th from 6-8 PM. The Theme: Female Entrepreneurship, which will include guest speakers covering the legal, financial and psychological aspects of starting and running a woman-owned business, finding work-life-family balance as a female entrepreneur, plus a Q&A to answer questions important to YOU!
No matter the time of year, your Hometown crew is here for you! We have created a super fun and educational November Clinic Series to get your physical wheels and mental gears turning!
Join Shaun on Thursday evenings and/or Saturday mornings for these FREE clinics covering all of your winter cycling interests:
11/3 Saturday Trainer Clinic from 9:30-11 AM: Trainer Talk11/8 Thursday Fat Bike Clinic from 7-8:30 PM: Fat Bikes 101
11/10 Saturday Fat Bike Clinic from 9:30-11 AM: Fat Bikes 101
11/29 Thursday Nutrition Clinic from 7-8:30 AM: Winter Cycling Nutrition
Register in advance by clicking on the links above. We can’t wait to see you!
Presented by Team Event Sponsor Lowry Solutions
2018 Team Hometown Bicycles has been rocking the cycling world’s proverbial boat with 107 members leading over 170 shop rides, participating in over 70 cycling eventsacross Michigan and beyond, and putting in over 500 hours of volunteer time within our local and cycling communities! We’re a blend of cycling styles, skill levels, recreational and racing riders… but we all love cycling and are devoted to sharing that passion!
Sound like your kind of group? Come out for our Taco Bar Team Night on Sunday, December 2nd, 5-8pm, to meet the Team, learn responsibilities and benefits of membership, applaud your new Team Sponsors, cheer on outstanding 2018 Team members, witness the unveiling of our brand new Team kit (jersey/shorts), and renew or sign up for our 2019 Team!
WANT TO BE A 2019 TEAM SPONSOR OR KNOW A BUSINESS THAT’S PERFECT FOR THE ROLE? Please email Dawn at email@example.com.
The Hometown colors were on display in the Southwest on Saturday, October 13th as Steve Steinberg participated in the Tour of the Gila Gran Fondo in Silver City, New Mexico. This is a 77-mile race through the woods and mountains of the Gila National Forest, with over 6,000 feet of climbing. Nice job, Steve!
Cammie Coffey participated in the Flying Rhinos Cycling Club Fall Colors Back 40 Challenge in Clarkston on Sunday, October 14th. Mother Nature offered up a perfect autumn day. Thanks for representing Hometown, Cammie!
Four team members raced the Peak2Peak Mountain Bike Classic on Saturday, October 20th: Brad Allen, Erik Frazier, Jay Mings and Mark Mrowka. This epic event takes place in the gently rolling terrain surrounding Crystal Mountain Resort in Thompsonville. Brad took 2nd in age group and Erik took 4th in age group. Congrats!
DETROIT FREE PRESS MARATHON: Did you know that this world-famous running race is led off by a pace rider on a bicycle? And did you know that this year’s pace rider was Hometown’s very own Joe Ostervik in full Hometown kit?? The Detroit Marathon took place last weekend (Sunday, October 21st). Here’s Joe at the Start and Finish lines… lookin’ mighty fine, Joe!
Did someone say chili?!
Get your recipes simmering for our 3rd Annual Chili Cook-Off!
On Saturday, November 10th, you can enter to win one very special (and kinda gaudy, but that’s what makes it fabulous) trophy. Take home the bragging rights of being the 2018 Hometown Bicycles “Great Bowls of Fire” Chili Cook-Off WINNER!
Stir up your favorite recipe and drop it off at the shop by 4 PM. People’s Choice judging will begin at 5 PM, and the winner will be announced by 7 PM.
Throw your hat into the Chili Cook-Off ring by clicking HERE!
Located within our store, we use this beautiful space to run clinics, programs and events, and we invite you to do the same!
Our Community Room is available to community members and organizations for activities such as:
- Fitness Classes
- Craft Classes
- Training Sessions
- Non-Profit Events
- Let us know how YOU would like to use the Community Room!
The space is 18′ x 32′, carpeted, brightly lit and lined with windows for a wealth of natural light. It also features two large interior windows for easy observation. All windows have shades that can be drawn for privacy.
White boards are set along two walls of the room. A limited number of tables and chairs can be made available upon request.
The Community Room also offers easy access to both a restroom and kitchen area (refrigerator/microwave/sink).
If interested in renting this space for you or a group, please email Leslie Barrett at firstname.lastname@example.org for rates and availability.
There is NO CHARGE for 501(c)(3) non-profits!
Gravel Grinding 101 | Level: Novice & Up
$5 drop-in / $5 equipment rental – With Martha Soraruf | Click to learn moreHatha Yoga | Thursdays at 10:45AM
$8 drop in per class – With Stacy Mulka | Click to learn more
Zumba | Mondays at 6:00PM & Thursdays at 9:30AM
$8 drop in or “10 classes for $50” punch card – With Leslie Barrett | Click to learn more
Zumba GOLD | Fridays at 9:30AM
$8 drop in or “10 classes for $50” punch card – With Tresa O’Rourke | Click to learn more