Join Team Hometown Bicycles 2017

Team Hometown Bicycles at Tour de Livingston 2016

HAVE FUN, MAKE FRIENDS, GET FIT: BE A PART OF TEAM HOMETOWN BICYCLES 2017!

Team Hometown Bicycles at Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day with PotoIMBAYou’ve ridden with us at everything from Tour de Livingston Kick-Off to our weekly shop rides. Some of you are current Team members, and some are simply curious to learn more. We’re putting the call out to ALL of you…

Hometown Bicycles is now welcoming new and existing riders to Team Hometown Bicycles 2017, and YOU are invited!

WHAT IS TEAM HOMETOWN BICYCLES?
Team Hometown Bicycles Captain Jim Cleer muddy from mountain bikingOur Team is a combination of non-competitive and competitive riders with a passion for cycling, supporting our community, and growing the sport.

We span all skill levels – from novice recreational riders to hardcore athletes – but share a common commitment to be the BEST version of ourselves and to give cyclists a good name.

WHAT DOES TEAM HOMETOWN BICYCLES DO?
Our Team leads off a wide variety of weekly shop rides, participates in benefit rides and races, volunteers at community events that benefit and promote the sport, shares their love of cycling at shop events, and makes it all FUN!

Team Hometown Bicycles taking first place at Barry Roubaix 2016

WHY SHOULD I JOIN TEAM HOMETOWN BICYCLES?
First and foremost, joining our Team gives you a chance to support and grow the sport you love. We’re an anti-snob operation, and believe that the health of cycling relies on its accessibility to everyone.

Team Hometown Bicycles road rideOur Team expectations are reasonable and fun, and the Team benefits are uniquely awesome, including reimbursements, discounts, and priority service from our famously outstanding service department (come see why we’re bragging!)

You will forge friendships with some of our community’s coolest people. Ride buddies will abound!

Team Hometown Bicycles rider at Iceman Cometh 2016And, if fitness is on your New Year’s resolution list, you’ve got Team members to hold you accountable and a wealth of cycling opportunities to keep you excited.

HOW DO I JOIN TEAM HOMETOWN BICYCLES?
CLICK HERE to download a copy of our 2017 Team Application (or pick up a copy at the shop), and return your completed Application to Hometown Bicycles or email it to ride@myhometownbicycles.com.

I WANT TO LEARN MORE!
You can start by checking out our 2017 Team Application. We’re also hosting a Team Meeting, open to all interested riders, oTeam Hometown Bicycles at mountain bike racen Saturday January 21st at 4:30pm – mark your calendars! Follow our Facebook page for details and confirmation of time. There may also be an open ride before the meeting, depending on weather and trail conditions.

Drop by the shop any time with questions, or email inquiries to Jean at ride@myhometownbicycles.com.

We hope to ride with you again soon! Thanks for your interest!

Easter Weekend & Shop Rides Begin TODAY

Happy Easter from everybunny at Hometown Bicycles
HAPPY PRE-EASTER, HOMETOWNIES!  We hope this holiday finds you bright-eyed, bushy-tailed and rarin’ to ride. Our shop rides launch TODAY, which you’ll read more about below. But, please note that:
WE WILL BE CLOSED ON EASTER SUNDAY
(P.S. That means no Shop Ride this Sunday.)
Everyone should enjoy family time on Easter, and that includes our rockstar staff!
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SHOP RIDES BEGIN TODAY!!!

Hometown Bicycles 2015 Shop RidesIf any of you were waffling over whether cycling season has truly begun, here’s the irrefutable proof – Hometown Bicycles Shop Rides begin TODAY with our much-loved Beginner Road Bike Ride, open to all, starting at Island Lake, and led by Shaun.

So, strap on your cycling gear, and let’s get our ride on at the:

HOMETOWN’S BEGINNER ROAD RIDE
This is a 12-15 mile, NO DROP,
get-to-know-your-bicycle-again kind of road ride.
ALL LEVELS & ALL BICYCLES WELCOME
Meet Shaun at Island Lake’s Kent Lake Parking Lot
(look for the impossible-to-miss Hometown SAG wagon)
REMEMBER:  NO SHOP RIDE ON EASTER SUNDAY!

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TOP OF THE MOUNTAIN DASH OR CRASH

Rotary Club of Brighton's Top of the Mountain Dash or Crash at Mt. Brighton

When we Hometownies sprint, it’s usually with our feet on the pedals, but this is one upcoming race that has you running, walking, even crawling over terra not-so-firma. Mud, gravel, obstacles, hill climbs… too cool not to mention here!

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