Spring News from the Wheelhouse

Lots of News You Can Use in our March E-Blast!


As March comes to a close we are eagerly awaiting the green grass, (sometime) blue skies, and red robins of April. 

Mark your calendars for a few upcoming dates that will surely bring a springish smile of anticipation to your face:

Our Riverfront location opens for its ELEVENTH SEASON on April 6!

Also April 6, it's FIRST FRIDAY HAPPY HOUR in Hamtramck! This one features the culinary stylings of BOMB-TONS and tunes from this month's beneficiary, Girls Rock Detroit!

Our tour season kicks off April 14! Head to wheelhousedetroit/tours and use the promo code APRILFLOWERS at checkout to save on any April tour, which includes Eastern Market, Public Art, Belle Isle, Auto Heritage, and Architecture.

Finally, through April 27, save 10 bucks on your Spring Tuneup! Regularly $50, this seasonal necessity is just $40. A tuneup includes the adjustment of gears and derailleur; minor (on-bike) wheel true; lube; and we a check/tightening of the crank and headset. The sooner you get your bike in, the quicker the turn-around. 

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November News!

We have some exciting news to share: We will be open through the winter!

Our current Riverfont location at 1340 E. Atwater will remain in operation through Monday, November 25. Hours are Friday, Saturday & Monday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Then what?


Wheelhouse Detroit Bike Shop and Detroit Bikes are preparing to launch a retail residency in Eastern Market that will open on November 26, in concert with Eastern Market Corporation's Thanksgiving Market.
This unique collaboration will focus on quality American-made products, with the Detroit Bikes A-Type leading the way. We will also be offering an "A+" model that includes American-made lights, lock, kickstand, bottle cage and bell for the consumer that wants to ride away with a bike that is fully loaded. The A-Type retails for $550; the A+ for $700.
Other brands that will be featured include Wald baskets (KY); King Cage bottle cages, flask cages and bells (CO); Kabeltek lock cables (AZ); Wilson Bohannan locks (OH); Greenfield kickstands (NY); Walnut Studiolo leather accessories (OR); Detroit Cargo bicycle luggage (MI); Jogalite lights (NH); Park Tool bicycle-specific tools (MN); Trixie & Milo Fine Flasks bicycle-themed flasks (OR); and panniers from Ironweed Bicycle Products (OR) and Detroit Denim Co. (MI).
The bicycle boutique will be housed in a shipping container located in Shed 4, at Russell and Division. Hours will be Friday and Monday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturday 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Bicycle rental and drop-off repair service will also be available.

Looking forward to another exciting chapter in the Wheelhouse story!

Karen, Kelli & the Wheelhouse Crew

1340 E. Atwater
Rivard Plaza, Detroit RiverFront
Detroit, MI 48207
313-656-BIKE (2453)
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