Our High Quality Standards
You won’t find any mountain bikes or hybrids with non-servicable suspension forks, multiple speed freewheel rear wheels with weak axles, unreliable shifting systems, or sketchy adjustable stems & suspension seatposts. Problems with these items are far too common on service bikes we see throughout the year and are not something we feel comfortable passing on to our customers.
Rest assured that any new bike model you see in our shop represents the best value, quality and features that we could find in that category. Having access to a number of bike manufacturers helps us keep a well-rounded inventory for any style of bike.
Fit & Assembly
We take pride in fitting people to their bikes and will work to make your new bike comfortable and efficient.
We are here to help ensure proper fit on the bike. All test rides receive a floor sizing to determine frame size, saddle position and bar height. Further fit work is included to make more advanced adjustments and swap fit-related components like stems, handlebars and saddles.
Every new bike assembled at Freeze Thaw Cycles is built to the highest standard with expert care. Bikes arrive to us mostly assembled, but we do not simply finish the job and send it out the door. Instead, new bikes from boxes are stripped down to the bare frame and treated with our extensive collection of frame-preparation tools.
Facing of the headtube, crown race and BB shell as well as BB shell thread chasing are performed on all bikes to ensure maximum performance. Even our children’s bikes get this treatment which serves as in-house quality control and helps avoid future issues.This preparation is a costly and labor-intensive process that we feel every frame and fork deserves. This is included with every bike, no extra charge. We are one of few remaining shops in the country putting this effort into our assembly and we are proud of it.
The benefits of this prep work are less future creaks and things coming loose or getting stuck, as well as longer bearing life in the headset and bottom bracket.