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Season Kickoff Demo Day

Rain or Shine event! Join City Bikes for our Season Kickoff on Saturday April 22nd 9:30am till 2pm at Schaeffer farms in Gaithersburg. You can choose from a bunch of spanking new road and off-road bikes to try at one of the area's favorite places to ride. Remember to bring your helmet, biking shoes, pedals (spd compatible will be provided) and driver's license.

Food will be provided from Powerbar and DrinkMore Water will be supplying refreshing H2O. Test riders will be allowed on specific routes on the roads and trails. We will have cue sheets for the roadies to find thier way back.

City Bikes' mechanics will handle dialing in your shock setup and getting the fit right before you go out. Helmets and a driver's license WILL BE REQUIRED for all test rides. See you there!

See a map of the trails at
Shaeffer Farms
from the
Mid-Atlantic Off Road

Shaeffer Farms is in Gaithersburg, and has several excellent singletrack loops covering almost 12 miles of rolling terrain. Trails offer something for all levels, but tend toward fast and smooth hardpack singletrack, with moderate climbs, and a good number of log and ramped log hops. Some technical sections will require beginners to dismount, but intermediates should find most sections rideable and challenging.

Directions: MD Route 270 to exit 15B Rt.118 West - Follow for 5 miles - Right onto Richter Farm Road - Take left on 4-way stop on Shaeffer Road - Stay on Shaeffer Road through traffic circle - Shortly after road narrows look for sign to Seneca State Park on the left - Trailhead is at end of parking lot after gate

Choose from these Dream Mountain Bikes to test ride!

Don't try to label the Women's Stumpjumper FSR Expert. This legend is ready to rumble no matter where or how you ride. Its feathery M4-aluminum frame with women-specific FSR suspension scales the toughest climbs with ease while the long-travel shocks front and rear soaks up roots, rocks and… [more]

'06 Cannondale Rush 3000  $4,999.99

Cannondale's Rush 3000 is an incredibly versatile off-road rocket. Its light weight and low bottom bracket means it handles like a cross-country racer while its 110mm of balanced travel front and rear gives you the freedom of all-mountain riding. The Rush is perfect for technical trails and buff… [more]

'06 Specialized S-Works Stumpjumper FSR Carbon $7,099.99

Specialized's S-Works Stumpjumper FSR Carbon is a super-light dualie that flies down and up hills. It features Specialized's amazing FSR and Brain suspension technology that provides the ultimate in climbing efficiency along with bump-busting travel for top comfort and control. Plus, this… [more]

'06 Cannondale Scalpel 3000 $4,999.99

The Scalpel's secret weapons are the supple flex-tuned carbon chainstays. In concert with the Fox Float rear shock, they deliver almost 3 inches of pivotless, buttery-smooth travel. Up front, the Lefty Speed Carbon fork offers superb handling and great climbing efficiency thanks to its amazing… [more]

'06 Specialized Demo 8 I $3,799.99

Your frequent-flyer miles are about to pile up! The Demo 8 I has an incredibly low stand-over height and center of gravity paired with 8-inches of plush, fully-active suspension great for taking to the air. The massive cold-forged-aluminum frame is light for launching and tight maneuverability plus… [more]

'06 Cannondale Prophet 1 MX  $3,499.99

Cannondale's Prophet 1 MX is a sick 4-cross bike at the races and a blast on your favorite trails. Its Fox fork and rear shock afford awesome control over any terrain. You'll feel confident accelerating past the competition with the TruVativ cranks and precise Shimano/SRAM shifting. And for… [more]

'06 Cannondale Prophet 1000  $2,599.99

The Prophet brings word of a new day for hard-core all-mountain riders everywhere. From its long-travel Lefty fork to the hollow-box-section swingarm, the Prophet packs in the innovation. A strong Shimano/SRAM drivetrain and sure-stopping Avid Juicy brakes back you up during epic rides. Burly… [more]

'06 Specialized Enduro Pro  $4,399.99

The Enduro Pro loves tight, rooty descents and rocky, technical climbs. Its FSR, low-center-of-gravity frame makes the most of 150mm-travel front and rear for amazing control no matter what the trail throws at you. Plus, the lightweight A1-Aluminum frame and Shimano/SRAM shifting makes easy work of… [more]

'06 Jamis Diablo 1.0  $2,299.99

Jamis' Diablo 1.0 is large and in charge to get you through the toughest lines you can find. Its oversize aluminum frame features a 1.5-inch head tube, 83mm bottom bracket, a 150 x 12mm rear through-axle, and 175mm of travel to handle drop after drop with ease. Plus, the Manitou Stance Blunt fork… [more]

'06 Jamis Dakar XLT 2.0  $2,099.99

Jamis' Dakar XLT 2.0's rear suspension offers a full 125mm of travel, while the Manitou Minute fork delivers 100 to 130mm of travel for total downhill control and comfort. Plus, thanks to Jamis' ingenious frame design, this sweet dualie is efficient to pedal, too. In fact, the frame's… [more]

'06 Specialized Epic  $1,999.99

Specialized's Epic is an excellent choice for cross-country racing and backcountry adventure. When not absorbing impacts, the Brain rear suspension remains rigid providing maximum pedaling efficiency for awesome acceleration and climbing. Plus, the Fox fork and powerful Avid brakes let you navigate… [more]

'06 Jamis Komodo 2.0  $849.99

Like the dragon it's named after, Jamis' Komodo 2.0 isn't afraid of anything. It loves challenging trails, dirt jumping and everything else you can dish out. Its beefy triple-gauge oversize-7005-aluminum frame is even gusseted for super toughness and reliability. The 130mm-travel SR Duro fork can… [more]

'06 Specialized Stumpjumper FSR Expert  $2,799.99

Specialized's Stumpjumper FSR Expert is ready to crush speed and distance records. Its feathery M4-aluminum frame bounds up climbs with ruthlessly efficiency and is enhanced by the stiff Shimano XT cranks and Fox ProPedal rear suspension. Plus, the powerful Avid hydraulic discs and long-travel Fox… [more]

Or try one of these smooth road bikes

'06 Cannondale Six13 Team Dura-Ace SI $4,499.99

Cannondale's unique technology shines through in the brilliant ride of the Six13 Team Dura-Ace SI. The heart of this amazing rig is Cannondale's unique Six13 carbon/aluminum frame, which features ultra-tech carbon main tubes and Cannondale's proven Optimo aluminum stays. It delivers the best of all… [more]

'06 Cannondale Synapse Dura-Ace $4,399.99

Maximize your action potential with the Synapse Dura-Ace. It offers carbon road comfort as only Cannondale could provide it. Carbon's vibration damping is comfortable to begin with and Cannondale takes it to new levels with a vertically compliant fork and seatstays, chainstays that flex for rear… [more]

'06 Cannondale Six13 Team Record $5,899.99

Shred the peloton like Damiano Cunego. The Six13 Team Record boasts Lampre-Caffita team colors and top-end function to match. The Six13's aerospace-grade carbon tubes have been co-molded with aluminum clusters and mechanically locked into place for wicked strength, stiffness and light weight you'll… [more]

'06 Jamis Xenith Pro $3,149.99

Jamis' Xenith Pro is a top-quality carbon thoroughbred great for group rides, centuries, and anytime you feel like a thrill. Its beautiful carbon frame offers instant response with mega stiffness, feathery weight and a velvety-smooth ride. Decked out with Shimano's superb Ultegra parts and… [more]

'06 Jamis Eclipse $2,849.99

You'll love the Eclipse's 21st-century technology. Its frame marries the sublime ride quality of Reynolds 853 steel with a carbon top tube, seat tube and seatstays for an incredibly responsive ride. In fact, the magical combination makes the Eclipse super light and nearly vibration free for a fast… [more]

'06 Specialized Tricross Sport $1,099.99

If you want a bike for paved roads, dirt trails and everything in-between, check out the Tricross Sport. It's a nimble, quick-accelerating cyclocross bike ready for cross courses, multi-day tours and fast urban riding. Its A1 Premium Aluminum frame is stiff for excellent power transfer and blazing… [more]

'06 Specialized Tricross Comp $1,699.99

Looking for a bike to expand your riding options? Take a close look at the Tricross Comp. This versatile machine is equally at home racing in the mud, touring the country or out taming the trails. It boasts Specialized's light and lively A1 Premium Aluminum frame and the company's Zertz… [more]


Bring helmet, shoes, pedals, driver's license, Credit card-City Bikes will handle shock setup and basic fit on the bike. Helmets WILL BE REQUIRED for all test rides. DrinkMore Water will be supplying refreshing H2O. Riders will be responsible for any damage to the bike while it is in their control. Riders will be allowed on specific routes on the roads and trails. Cue sheets will be provided.