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Why Big Wheel Bikes?


           VALUE……. That’s the short answer for why you should buy from us, and it's the reason you should stay with us. After forty five (45) years in business, we’ve developed long-standing relationships with many suppliers, and with countless customers.  Did  you buy your first ten-speed at Big Wheel Bikes?  Three generations of Washingtonians have grown up in the shadow of the big yellow bike on the wall at our Georgetown D.C. store.

           We are authorized  dealers of more than twenty (20) brands of bicycles.  Because we have so many brands at our disposal, and because our relations with suppliers are deep and ongoing, we have a bigger playing field form which to choose the best bike at the best price. Each of our brands has its own strengths and niches.

           Marin makes the best line of aluminum hybrids with front shocks or with rigid forks. Fuji provides us with incredible deals on road bikes between $1000 and $1500, and in hybrids under $500.00. Kona is a boutique manufacturer of fine mountain bikes and cyclocross  bikes.  Scott is a specialist in high end mountain bikes, carbon fiber road bikes, and triathlon bikes. Bianchi  has a European flair and taps into the traditionalists’ love for steel frames and Italian road racing. Felt makes a carbon performance hybrid. Recently, we became dealers of the prestigious Eddy Merckx and Ridley Belgian bicycle lines.

            We sell Brooklyn, Linus, and Electra town, leisure, and city bikes. Our  kids bikes are dominated by Fuji in the 12” – 20” single speed sizes, and we also sell Scott, Kona, KHS, and Marin in 20” and 24” geared mountain bikes for kids. What a great new bike line-up!

            We’ll guide you through the bike selection process with a calm, steady hand. Chances are good that you will walk out with the best bike for your purposes at a sharp price. That’s Big Wheel value.

Best value. Period.

            We can deliver the best value because we specialize in prior year models and supplier overstocks of same year models. When one of our suppliers is overloaded on a particular model, he comes to us. Most often, there is little change in the specifications of a bike model from year to year, but price savings of up to 30% may be available with good timing. What was a nice bike in April, 2016 for $750 (Fuji Absolute 1.5) is even more attractive a few months later @ $599.  Would you rather pay $2699 for a 2015 Scott Addict 30 @ msrp or $1999 from us? What about a 2016 Scott Sub 30 at $499 (msrp $699)?

             These are a few examples of the new bike values we offer. As well, all new bike customers receive one year’s free adjustments and a lifetime warranty on the frame.  If you are not as discount oriented, and simply want to see the latest and lightest available, we will not disappoint. Whatever your riding needs and goals, Big Wheel will meet them.

Great service. Fast.

              Big Wheel  value follows you down the road. If you’re a new bike  purchaser,  you’ll  receive  free adjustments for one year from the date of delivery. But even if you did not buy your bike from us, our skilled service departments will fix your bike in a professional, timely, and economical manner. Most tune-ups and other repairs are completed within two days. so you will suffer little down time in-season.


               So if getting the best value on a new bike followed up by great service is important to you, then you must pay a visit to one of our five locations, each of which is proximate to a bike trail. We hope to see you soon.

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