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2017 Winter Basement Sale!

By popular demand, our annual Winter Basement Sale is back until February 28th! We need to make room for 2017 inventory, so this is your chance to score wheels, frames, handlebars, cranks, chainrings, small parts, VINTAGE parts, clothing, car racks, car rack parts, and more, all at blowout prices! Select 2016 and older bikes will also be on sale (look for the orange tag), so do not miss out on what is sure to be some of the best deals of the season.
A Pile of Bike parts

Cannondale Gravel Day Demo This Saturday December 10th

Cannondale Gravel Grinder

Have you been thinking about getting an all-road, gravel, or cyclocross bike, but were not sure if they were right for you? Come out for our Cannondale Gravel Day this Saturday December 10th here at the shop and you’ll have two chances to take a Slate, Super X, or CAADX out for a 1.5 or 3+ hour loop down local dirt roads.

The first ride rolls out promptly at 8:30am for about a 1.5 hour loop hitting dirt roads in the West Hartford Reservoir and will be back to the shop by around 10am.

The second ride will leave the shop at 10:15am for a longer route of 3+ hours through the Reservoirs, and possibly Penwood State Park.

The following Cannondale bikes/sizes are available to Demo:

First Loop 8:30am

Slate 1 MD
Slate 105 LG
Super X 56

Second Loop 10:00am

Slate 1 MD
Slate 1 LG
Slate 1 XL
Slate 105 LG
Super X 54
Super X 58
Caad X 54
Caad X 56

Spots are going quick so call the shop to reserve your bike today! 860-677-7010

Thanksgiving Weekend Hours

Hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving! Here at Central Wheel, we are thankful for our great customers, the GHCC, Team ERRACE, and all the other cyclists who make the local community so great.

We are here 10am-6pm today and Saturday 9am-5pm for all your winter cycling needs.

If you’re spending the weekend getting a jump on your holiday shopping, We have new Central Wheel tee shirts, and plenty of sales on apparel, accessories, and selected 2016 and older bicycles!

Thanks and have a great holiday weekend! – CW Staff
Turkey Cycle

Regarding GHCC/Central Wheel Saturday Ride Times

With the weather getting colder, The GHCC Saturday ride is moving to its off season schedule of 10am. The ride will be mostly flat, and at an endurance/tempo pace. The route loops up around the airport/through Suffield. email Matthew Stuart of the GHCC for details:

Jeff will also be doing an 830am endurance ride (4+ hours) for about the next 3 weeks, or until it’s too cold in the mornings. Call the shop or email Jeff for details:

The 7am ride will return again in March!

Hope to see you out there! – Paul C.
Calvin Winter Bike

Fi’zi:k Road Saddle Rentals

Saddle Sore
Have you thought about upgrading your saddle, but didn’t want to drop money on a nice saddle because you were not sure if it was going to be comfortable? You no longer need to worry because Central Wheel now has Fi’zi:k brand demo saddles for you to try before you buy!

Fi'zi:k Test Saddles

With three different basic shapes of saddle to accommodate the three spine types Fi’zi:k identifies, it’s easy to find a saddle that fits you perfectly! Swing by the shop to figure out which saddle shape is right for you, and arrange a test ride today!

Central Wheel Tech Tee Shirts In Stock!

CW Tee

Just in time for the holiday season, our new Central Wheel tee shirts are hot off the press. Now you can represent your favorite local bike shop even when you’re not on the bike. The moisture wicking fabric is great in the summer, and for those casual rides when you don’t want to get all kitted up. These shirts make great stocking stuffers for you or the cyclist in your life. Swing by and grab one today!

Used Bikes On Sale


It’s the time of year where we put our used rental bikes out to pasture. This is your chance to pick up a used bike at a deep discount off the original price. Don’t let these deals roll away from you!

Road Bikes:
Cannondale CAADX 105, 44 $499.99
Cannondale Synapse Claris, 48 $699.99
Colnago CX Zero, 42s $1999.99
Scott Speedster 10, Medium (54cm) $1399.99
Scott Speedster 10, Large (56cm) $1399.99

Bridgestone MB3, Small $499.99
Cannondale Fat CAAD 1, Medium $2799.99
Cannondale Habit 4, Medium $1999.99
Cannondale Trail, Small $499.99
Charge Cooker, Medium $949.99
Raleigh Kodiak 1, Large $799.99
Raleigh Talus 1, Large $249.99
Scott Aspect 950, Medium $499.99
Scott Genius 750, Medium $1199.99

Hybrid Bikes:
Cannondale Adventure, X-Large $549.99
Cannondale Comfort 5, Small $199.99
Cannondale Quick 6, X-Large $424.99
Raleigh Alysa 1, X-Small $299.99
Raleigh Retroglide, Small/Medium $299.99

All bikes have been professionally serviced and maintained. Quantities are limited. Prices are firm. Call the shop for availability.