Zipcar and Fyxation have partnered to make your commute work together. Whether you're escaping coworkers or roommates, getting some exercise, heading to a friend's, making a delivery or just getting some fresh air, Fyxation and Zipcar have your back....
Fixed gear crit racing season has officially started and our goal is to bring this exciting new race format here to the Midwest. Building off of the success of the Fyxation Open that we've held in Chicago the last 2 years, the Fyxation Open is now a race series with 4 exciting events being held in Chicago and Milwaukee. To kick things off, we've partnered with the Lincoln Park Crit and we'll be hosting a prologue to the Fyxation Open on April 30th on the shore of Lake Michigan right in the heart of Chicago....
The forecast was not very encouraging for our third Spring Classic’s Ride from Fyxation to Belgium on Sunday. Sunshine and and a record high of 70 sounded like decidedly non-Belgian weather. On our first ride from Wheel & Sprocket to Paris it was 35 degrees and rained much of the 90 mile ride. It was 27 degrees when we left Ben’s Cycle for Rome a week later. Rides earned full Flanders Points for every mile on those tests of early endurance. I warned the riders that we might not get any points this week, but boy was I wrong.
Spring is in the air and to celebrate we're having a huge bike sale here at our shop in Milwaukee. Our sale runs from Thursday, March 31st through Sunday, April 3rd. Everything in store is on sale and we're offering up to 50% off on a few of our 2015 bike models! All winter gear is marked down 35%, fat bikes are 25% off, parts/accessories in the shop are 10% off and we even have a few deals on our Eastsides and Pixels. This is our biggest sale of the year and is a great way to welcome Spring.
Our shop is located at 2943 N. Humboldt Blvd right next to Colectivo Coffee. We hope to see you there!
We're excited to announce that the Fyxation Open is back and bigger than ever. After the success of the first 2 years of racing, the Fyxation Open has expanded and is now a 4 race series that will be held in June and July in Illinois and Wisconsin.
Races will be held in conjunction with the Tour Of America's Dairyland in Milwaukee and Bay View, WI and with the Prairie State Cycling Series in Lake Bluff and Chicago, IL. Each event will have a men's and women's fixed gear street crtierium with equal cash and prizes going to each field of riders. At the end of the 4 race series points will be tallied and a men's and women's series champion will be crowned.
Registration is now open for the Wisconsin events and riders can pre-register through USA Cycling. Registration info for the races in Chicago and Lake Bluff will be posted soon.
We hope you can join us for the Midwest's largest fixed gear criterium and 4 for exciting days of racing.
More info available at - http://www.fyxationopen.com
Want to be a part of something awesome this summer? With Spring approaching we are looking to add a few solid members to our team here at our Milwaukee retail store. This will be our second summer here at our new shop in Riverwest and we expect things to be busy.
Here at Fyxation we are not only a local bike shop, but a brand that designs our own line of bikes and parts and we ship gear all over the world. This summer we'll be introducing two new bike models and we have an exciting launch planned for here in Milwaukee. In addition, we have a ton of events planned this summer from our Spring Sale, the exciting Fyxation Open Fixed Gear Crit series and a number of other local and regional events. Working here at Fyxation is a great resume builder and you will have the opportunity to wear many hats and be a part of something that's unique here in Milwaukee and in the bike industry.
We're looking for capable and motivated people that are willing to work hard in a fun and fast paced environment. We are hiring for the following positions - retail sales, event marketing and bicycle mechanics/service. Check out our careers page for the full listing of available positions - http://www.fyxation.com/pages/careers.
We just got back in town from the second annual CABDA Expo which was held in the small town of St. Charles, IL and we thought we'd give the show a little press here on our blog. CABDA, or the Chicagoland Area Bicycle Dealers Association, is a group made up of the nearly 200 bike shops in and around Chicago with a goal of promoting advocacy, best practices, education, and social events for Independent Bicycle Dealers. For the last 2 years CABDA has put on the CABDA Expo in St. Charles which is about 45 minutes outside of Chicago...