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26 Jun. 2020

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Inventory List (last updated 7.2.20)

Hybrids/City Bikes:

All-City Super Professional Single-Speed (52 cm)

All-City Super Professional Geared (49 cm, 55 cm)

Linus Dutchi 1 (medium, cyan)

Linus Roadster Sport (large, desert)

Line Roadster Sport 7i (large, matte green)

Linus Rover (large, silver)

Jamis Citizen (21", black)

Jamis Explorer step-thru (16", sage)

Road/Gravel/Touring Bikes:

All-City Cosmic Stallion GRX (55 cm)

Jamis Renegade A1 (48 cm)

Surly Disc Trucker (56 cm)

Surly Long Haul Trucker (54 cm)

Surly Midnight Special (54 cm, 56 cm)

Folding Bikes:

Montague Navigator (21")

Tern Link A7

Tern Link C8

E-Bikes:

Civia Parkway Step-thru (medium)

Civia Parkway Step-over (large)

Youth:

Linus Lil Dutchi 16" (School Eraser Pink)

Jamis Laser 16"

Striders (balance bikes)

 

 

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Worldwide bike shortage :(

22 May. 2020

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We are stocking bikes as we can get our hands on them from our distributors. We have a limited number of bikes under $1,000 but expect to get them throughout the summer. If you are planning to ride your bike a lot and for a long time, consider buying one of our in-stock bikes at a higher price point! We love our Surly and All-City bikes!

Please EMAIL us to see what we have in stock (DO NOT CALL). Let us know what type of bike you are looking for, your height, and your price range, and we will let you know what we've got. We will aim to respond within 24 hours.

We are actively working with distributors to get more bikes in stock ASAP. Unfortunately, many of them don't currently have bikes to ship us.

See this NYTimes article for more information about the worldwide shortage and this Cleveland.com article about the impact locally.

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COVID-19 POLICIES

by Alex 23 Mar. 2020

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SCROLL to the end of this post for phone/email order information. 

PLEASE WEAR A MASK OR FACE COVERING FOR THE HEALTH AND SAFETY OF OUR WORKERS AND CUSTOMERS. 

Given Gov. Dewine's 3.22.20 order, Joy Machines Bike Shop will be open for ESSENTIAL PURCHASES & REPAIRS ONLY. We ask that you not browse (unless you need to buy something), and we will limit the number of customers in the shop to one per employee only, maintaining a six-feet distance from one another. No waiting inside during repairs. And please, by all means: stay home if you are feeling ill! We remain open as an essential transportation business under the state order, but we are taking our status as an "essential" service seriously. "Curbside pick-up" is available. See below for more details. Thank you for understanding. 

We at the shop are not taking this situation lightly and recognize the importance of being careful and sensitive to the most vulnerable people among us. 

With so many workplaces, schools, and other gathering places closed, it's only natural to feel stir-crazy and restless. I know that for me personally, sitting at home thinking about the problems in the world around me only heightens any anxiety that I may already be feeling. At times like these, going outside and being active is, I believe, truly one of the very best and healthiest things we can choose to do. That could be simply taking your dog for a walk around the block, doing yard work, or riding your bike around the city or through a nearby park. If you're feeling at a loss for what to do with yourself, grab your bike and go for a ride! I doubt you'll regret it!

If your bike needs any work done on it before you feel ready to take it for a spin, but you're trying to keep interpersonal contact to a minimum, we now have the option of curbside bike drop-off. During off-hours (if you're not able to get here between 11A-7P) we have a combination bike lock that you can use to lock your bike to the rack on the sidewalk in front of the shop (give us a call to arrange drop off and to get the code). Or, if you're dropping off during open hours, you can simply give us a call to make sure someone is available, and leave the bike on the rack and one of us will come out and snag it--no locking required. After being worked on, all bikes will be thoroughly wiped down with disinfectant spray.

Thanks,

Alex

SHIPPING: We are shipping in-stock and special order items as well as gift certificates. Email us at info@joymachines.net or call us at 216-394-0230 to order. Also,  for the first time in history, we able to ship Surly and All-City complete bikes or frame-sets to you at home. We have quite a few in-stock but are also happy to special order anything you might need during this time. If you've been thinking about getting a sweet new steel bike, now would be a great time to get one while supporting your local bike shop.

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Hey-hey. We got an Instagram.

by Alex 26 Mar. 2015

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Insta

So it's no secret that the social medias are not my strongest of suits. In fact, the world of social media marketing is actually pretty freakin' over-the-top if you ask me. 

BUT! In spite of my general ineptitude with technology and any misgivings I may feel about our world's oversaturation with various forms of media, I've gotta admit I love scrolling through a nice Insta-G feed as much as the next guy or gal.

So if you wanna keep up with the things we are seeing and doing over here at the bike shop, give us a follow @joymachines. Another fun thing to know is that if you do the old #joymachines tag, your Insta-G pics will show up in the collage at the bottom of our website's homepage. So that's fun too. Honestly, when it comes down to it, fun is good. So yeah. See you on the internet ;)

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