The Brompton Black Edition

 Black Brompton Bikes

Brompton has announced a limited run of Black Edition bikes coming this spring.   We are anxiously awaiting our order, which is expected to arrive mid-April.  Black Edition bikes promise to be popular!

Black Edition bike specification:

The initial production run of Black Edition bikes will have the following limited customizable options:

  • Handlebars: H, M, S Types
  • Gearing: 2 and 6 speed standard ratio
  • Version: L (with mudguards only)
  • Frame extremities will be black
  • Mainframe options are Black, White, Berry Crush, Lime Green and Lagoon Blue

Seatpost choice is available as usual – standard, extended and telescopic



Black Edition components:

The following components are supplied in black as part of the Brompton Black Edition bike:

  • Handlebars
  • Headset
  • Crankset
  • Pedals
  • Seatpost
  • Saddle rails
  • Pentaclip
  • Fenders
  • Hinge clamps
  • Brake levers
  • Brake calipers


For further information or to pre-order one of these special limited run bikes, call (617-244-1040) or email Elton.

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A Lonely Pashley Poppy on clearance


The Poppy exudes an elegant simplicity that turns heads wherever it takes you. Inspired by the colours of an English country garden in the height of summer, the choice of Blush Pink or Pastel Blue paintwork only adds to the beauty of the classic curved frame, letting you glide gently through your surroundings in a comfortable upright position.

It is the subtle details that really complete the Poppy experience, from our soft touch cork grips to the hand-made Brooks leather saddle that gradually forms to your shape for true support. The Poppy is not just a pretty face, however, and  is suited to both short hops around town and longer weekend jaunts into the countryside. The hub brakes ensure powerful stopping in all weathers, the lightweight 3 speed hub gears let you tackle hills while still keeping a good pace around the city, and the gorgeous cream Schwalbe tyres resist punctures to give you uninterrupted riding pleasure.

Indeed, the joy of cycling is at the very heart of what makes the Poppy a wonderful companion for life, an eye-catching bicycle that lets you explore in comfort, style and the pace of a bygone era.

This bike has a 22.5″ frame, and so is suitable for riders approximately 5’8″ and taller.

Current retail on the Poppy is $1195, and we’ve marked this one down to $849.  It is available for in-store pickup only.

Call 617-244-1040, Email, or come on by and check it out!

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2014 Giant Bicycle Close-outs**

We’re making room for 2015 Giant models and closing out the following select 2014 Giant road and mountain bikes by 15%!


The Defy (above) and Avail (below) models are the perfect all-day, everyday road machine. Whether century rides or weekend jaunts, these rigs are designed for comfort and efficiency. They simply are engineered to be smooth, light well-built road bikes. The Avail model is designed from the ground up for women and by women. It’s not just the “female-specific” version of the Defy.


The Any Road model (below) can handle just that. Trail, road, touring, commuting; whatever you can throw at it. Narrow tires, wide tires, fenders, rack… Any Road!


The XTC is a pure cross country mtb spec’d with Shimano Deore componentry, 650b wheel geometry and a solid Rockshox Recon fork. Perfect for Cutler Park, the Fellsway or even a great entry-level XC race rig.


2014 Giant Road


  • Defy Composite 1 L (matte carbon/blue & red accents) MSRP $2,400 > $2040
  • Defy Composite 1 M (grey & orange accents) MSRP $2,400 > $2040
  • Avail Composite 3 XS (gloss white) MSRP $1,550 > $1317.50
  • Defy 1 M, ML, XL (blk & red accents) MSRP $1,300 > $1105
  • Avail 1 M (blk & neon red accents) MSRP $1,300 > $1105
  • Defy 2 XL (white & blk/blue accents) MSRP $1,000 > $850
  • Defy 3 M (blk) MSRP $880 > $748
  • Any Road 2 L (grey) MSRP $950 > $807.50
  • Defy 5 ML (grey) MSRP $650 > $552.50
  • Avail 5 XS (silver) MSRP $650 > $552.50


2012 Giant Road

  • Avail S (grey) MSRP $1,270 > $1079.50


2014 Giant MTB

  • XTC 2 L (red) MSRP $1,600 > $1360


Trance-Advanced-27-5-1For a very limited time, our two in stock 2015 Giant mountain models, Trance Advanced 1 27.5 L  (above) and XTC Advanced 27.5 1 (below) come with a pair of free Shimano XTR pedals, trail or XC version! Call 617-244-1040 for more details.

XtC-Advanced-27-5-1-Comp**This sale is for in-stock bikes only.

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Brompton Rental Blowout

Each year, we sell off our rental bike fleet when the new one is ready to go.  Now is a great time to get a deal on a Brompton!

The rental bikes are used, but in fine serviceable condition. All have been checked over, tuned up and brought up to spec.  Most will have some normal wear to the finish, but that’s about it.

M6L_15458This 2014 M6L is the next one to go.  It’s a British racing green bike with 6 speeds, M handlebars, and the Shimano dynamo lighting kit.  An extended seat post and firm suspension complete the build,  and either can be easily changed.

For pricing or more information you can stop by the store, email Elton or call me at 617-244-1040.

– Elton





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Great Gift Idea #3

Harris Cyclery Gift Certificates

When you’re not quite sure what might be perfect for that special riding someone, click here.

We can deliver gift certificates by snail mail or email, so it’s never too late!

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Great Gift Idea #2

Shopdawg Golly says. . .

Shopdawg Golly says. . .

For all the folks out there asking, “What can I get my favorite rider?”, we have another fine suggestion:

What about a Harris Cyclery cap?

Walz cap blue


We’ve just received a shipment of caps in various colors and fabrics, all with the distinctive Harris phoenix logo embroidered in contrasting color.  Nice!

These stylish noggin warmers are sure to warm the heart cockles of  even the hardest to please riders in your universe.

Walz cap pink


They are available for in-store purchase only.  Stop in and check them out!


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Good advice.

Seen today at a local TJ Maxx.

TJX bike


Thanks for supporting your local bike shop (LBS) by buying quality products, properly assembled and supported, by folks who know and care.

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Great Gift Ideas #1

The Epic-ID USB Emergency ID for you or your favorite rider (or non-rider) is new to the market and we think it’s a great idea. In the unfortunate event that a someone’s identity, contact and medical information needs to be quickly accessed, EPIC-ID will provide it all and more. The beauty of the EPIC-ID is that this information is editable. No internet, bluetooth, subscriptions or batteries are required.

Easy for First Responders

EMTs, police, and fire fighters will be able to insert your EPIC-ID into their on-board computers and access important medical information without the need for a charged phone, passwords or a Wi-Fi connection.

  • Easy to use
  • Waterproof USB
  • Durable stainless steel clasp
  • PC/Mac™ compatible
  • No internet connection needed




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Finally, 16″ Winter tires!



Winter’s coming and roads are bound to get icy.

Just recently, Schwalbe introduced 16″ x 1.2 (ISO 349) studded tires.  72 carbide studs will maintain traction on icy patches and keep you moving along confidently.  Moderate tread will grip through the sloppy stuff.

These will keep your Brompton or other small wheeled bike sure-footed when the roads get slippery.


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Bikes on closeout

Shop Pan 2We’ve listed a number of bikes at discounted pricing here on our web site. The listings are for in-store pickup of in-stock bikes only. No shipping and no special orders at these prices.

Quite a few different brands are represented and the sale will continue until all are sold.

Check ‘em out!

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