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Blacksmith Cycle & What Does Essential Service Mean?

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Blacksmith Cycle & What Does Essential Service Mean?

  In light of the Ontario Government deeming bicycle shops an essential service, and given that transportation is vital in a city like Toronto, Blacksmith Cycle will be re-opening for service and repairs, while staying committed to keeping customers safe during these tough days of Covid-19.    Blacksmith Cycle will be operating at reduced shop hours, and providing essential services, including repairs, tune-ups and overhauls. We encourage ALL customers to call in advance or BOOK an appointment before you come to the shop, to limit the amount of persons in the shop at any given time.  *** WE ADVISE THAT ANYONE WHO IS SYMPTOMATIC, TO PLEASE AVOID COMING TO THE SHOP...

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CORVID-19 Update: In-store Closer/ FREE online Shipping

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CORVID-19 Update: In-store Closer/ FREE online Shipping

With the growing number of cases of Coronavirus (Covid-19) in Ontario, we at Blacksmith Cycle have made the difficult decision to suspend our regular business hours for the foreseeable future.  As a small business, we pride ourselves on finding the best way to keep our customers well-served and properly informed, but most of all want nothing more than to ensure the safety and well-being of all of you and our staff members during these times. We understand this may be an inconvenience for many of our customers, but this is in everyone's best interest.    Please feel free to email us with ANY...

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EXEPT Allroad article - Italian Pro Team Bike Vs. Italian Handbuilt // TOUR 11.19

EXEPT Allroad article - Italian Pro Team Bike Vs. Italian Handbuilt // TOUR 11.19

Below we have selected an article published by TOUR Magazine where they pit Italian Pro Team Bike manufacturer  Basso, versus one of our custom Italian hand built bike brands Exept.   ENGLISH Translation:  Page 22: EXEPT paragraph:  Back in the niche of steel frame building - also this can be a way to have a future in the road bike market. Alessandro Giusto is believing though, that there is a different way. The 33 year old engineer is one of 3 co-founder of start-up Exept. He is formulating the goals confidently “Our framesets are the benchmark for what is possible...

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Gravel (sale) Season Is On

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Gravel (sale) Season Is On

  As we slowly edge closer to the winter months, we begin our migration indoors. Dusting off the turbo trainers, unpacking our ripped bibs, putting the finishing touches on our pain-cave, so that we aren't reminded of the pending hurt that occurs in that sweat box. Is that all we can hope for this winter? OBVIOUSLY NOT!!!! You can now discover the fantastic NEW world of gravel riding (insert orchestral music). Thats right, tucked between September and April is Shoulder-Season, the time in which where a normal road cyclist would be running for the hills in fear, the gravel rider is...

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Weekender Ride

Weekender Ride

Head to https://www.weekender-ride.com/ for the best Thanksgiving weekend you can imagine...

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