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Events

  • May 18 2020

    COVID-19 Update during 'Minnesota Stay Safe'

    The latest "Minnesota Stay Safe" order began today. Staying safe at Perennial Cycle is a priority. We are working hard to keep our employees and customers as safe as possible. Due to our deep concern about safety, we will continue to be open but we will also continue with our modified manner of operation:

    Front Door Only
    The shop back door and Dunn Bros. entry are locked. Please come to front door to be met by staff. You won’t be allowed to enter beyond the entry of the shop, but staff will help you using our new procedures listed below:

    ‘No Contact' Bicycle Service Drop-Off
    Repairs and tune-ups will continue, though you will not be entering the shop. Please fill out this form to give mechanics information about your service needs. Bring your bicycle to the front door of the shop, and knock or give a call. Staff will meet you at door to take your bicycle after you step away. The mechanic will follow up with a phone call after they've looked over your bicycle to discuss service. No work will begin until you've approved it.

    ‘No Contact' Merchandise Pick-up
    The majority of our merchandise is on our website and may be purchased online. Choose ‘curbside pick up’ and come to the front of the shop. If you need assistance, give a call at (612) 827-8000 or use the online chat on our website.

    Bicycle Sales by Appointment
    Bicycle sales are by appointment only after the shop has closed for the day. Test rides are available. Maximum two people per appointment. Sorry, but no children at this time. The appointments are currently being grouped by style of bike. There are a maximum of 4 slots per evening. Please fill out this form if you’d like to schedule a sales appointment. Or call (612) 827-8000.

    Free Shipping
    Order online and have accessories delivered. Shipping is free for qualified orders over $100.

    New Hours
    10-6 Monday - Saturday
    Closed on Sundays

  • Apr 16 2018

    Tiny Bike Shop Concert w/ FREE live music + Pastries and Portraits Ride

    Tiny Bike Shop Concert at Perennial Cycle featuring live music by the Decayed Realms

    As we dig ourselves out of our latest Minnesota April snowstorm, we are looking forward to warmer weather and a pair of great events this weekend.

    Tiny Bike Shop Concert

    Join us Friday night at the shop for a Tiny Bike Shop Concert featuring FREE live music by The Decayed Realms, “an electronic rock duo from Minnesota comprised of Victoria Malawey and Brandon Patrick Sullivan. Their combination of live-performed melody and percussion create a big sound, with wordless narratives ranging from the slow and pensive to the cinematic and intense.”

    WHERE Perennial Cycle, 3342 Hennepin Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55408

    WHEN Friday, April 20, 6:30 to 9 pm

    WHO Music by the Decayed Realms + Special Guests from Thousand Helmets, Handsome Cycles, Banjo Brothers bags, and #30daysofbiking.

    TICKETS Register for FREE at EventBrite

    Once you’ve pre-registered via EventBrite, if you’re one of the first 25 guests to arrive for Friday’s show you’ll receive a special swag bag from Perennial Cycle and our event partners! These bags are only available to ticketed guests, and your ticket also gets you an extra entry into our prize drawing for gear from Thousand, Handsome, the Banjo Brothers, and more! There’ll be be plenty of ways to get extra entries into the prize drawing — your participation in any of the activities going on in the shop gets you an extra ticket:

    • Photo booth with Gloria from Thousand Helmets

    • Test rides with Handsome Cycles’s Jesse

    • Spin the Brompton Wheel of Misfortune with Banjo Mike & Eric

    • Blackout Poetry with Patrick from #30DOB and Allison from the Perennial family

    Live T-Shirt Screen Printing with Sofie from Perennial **BRING YOUR OWN SHIRT (or another printable object)!**

    Acupuncture with Katherine from Diamond Stone Oriental Medicine

    Photos of special guests for Perennial Cycle's April 20 Tiny Bike Shop Concert

    If you’ve been on a Perennial Cycle #pastryride before, you may already know Victoria and Brandon, whether you’ve met them as ride marshals checking you in for a ride or you even caught their performance on wheels! If you missed it, not to worry. It has been recorded in the annals of YouTube:



    Pastries and Portraits Ride

    After a good night’s sleep, join us again Saturday morning at the shop for a special edition of our April #30daysofbiking Pastry Rides. Ride your bike with us to a local bakery, coffee shop, or other destination and enjoy pastries, coffee, and a raffle with sweet prizes. The April 21st ride is proudly sponsored by Thousand Helmets and Banjo Brothers, and will feature a portrait session so you can get a sweet photo with your bike.

    WHERE Start @ Perennial Cycle… end at a delicious mystery destination!

    WHEN Saturday, April 21, 9am meetup, 9:30 departure

    WHO Special Guests from Thousand Helmets and Banjo Brothers bags and a professional photographer will be on hand to take portraits of riders at our destination

    RSVP Make sure we have a pastry on hand for you by letting us know you’re “going” on Facebook

    Pastry Rides at Perennial Cycle, every Saturday in April
  • Jun 27 2014

    The #TinyShow this Friday + A Huge Weekend SALE!

    Tiny Concert
    June 27, Rain or Shine, 4-6:30pm on the Banjo Stage outdoors off the Greenway by The Sabo Bridge

    Brianna Lane & King Mulhacen

    This Friday, June 27, we're taking the Tiny Bike Shop Concerts on the road... or on the trail at least! Join us for a celebration of summer, bikes & music on the Banjo Brothers Main Stage [map] just off the Greenway at the Sabo Bridge from 4:00-6:30pm. Tuck a blanket in your bag, and ride on over with a friend. Enjoy free food from the grill courtesy of Banjo Mike & Banjo Eric. We'll be live-screen-printing T-Shirts and Posters to commemorate the day. Bring a blank T-Shirt and take home a memory!

    All are welcome. Let us know you're coming on the event's Facebook page.

    Tiny Show Event Schedule
    4pm - Grill Fired Up!
    5pm - Music by Brianna Lane and King Mulhacen
    6pm - Prize Giveaways (must be present to win)
    T-Shirts, Posters
    Twin Six, Perennial Cycle, and Bodylish swag
    A Pair of Banjo Brothers Waterproof Panniers
    6:30pm - Post-show Ice Cream Social Ride led by Perennial Cycle Staff
    PLUS: Weekend SALE!
    This Tiny Show comes with a BIG Sale. In honor of our co-sponsorship of the Tiny Show, we're treating you to 25% off all in-stock Banjo Brothers gear* at Perennial Cycle Friday, June 27 through Sunday, June 29.

    *This weekend's sale is good on all Banjo Brothers bags and gear, including saddle bags, trunk bags, backpacks, Minnehaha brand bags, t-shirts, shop aprons, and phone packs. 25% discount may be applied toward any one Banjo Brothers or Minnehaha Bag Co. item per customer. Applicable to in-store purchases of all in-stock Banjo Brothers merchandise. Sorry, discount may not be applied to previous purchases.

    Here's our Tiny Concert (actual size) screenprint. Bring a shirt and we'll add this to it.
    Here's our Tiny Concert (actual size) screenprint. Bring a shirt and we'll add this to it.
  • Mar 19 2014

    Save the Date! Brompton Racing Goes to Washington this July

    Mr. Smith Goes to Washington with his Brompton

    That's right, Bromptoneers! The 2014 Brompton US Championship will take place in our nation's capital on the weekend of July 11 through 13, 2014. After two great years of Brompton Racing in Minneapolis, Perennial Cycle is honored to pass the torch that is the Brompton US Championship to BicycleSPACE in Washington, D.C.

    We remain grateful to Mike McGettigan at Trophy Bikes in Philadelphia for the aid he lent us when we were handed the race in early 2012 and hope to be able to help in any way we can to the staff at Bicycle Space.

    Bicycle Space D.C.

    (Photo by Bicycle Space)

    If you're thinking of making the trek to Washington for the race, know that you're in good hands. BicycleSPACE is run by a great group of people committed to fostering a welcoming environment for everyone from beginner cyclists to hard-core daily commuters. The shop's interior is gorgeous and many of the same great brands you'll find at Perennial Cycle are at home at BicycleSPACE—including Brompton (of course), Brooks, and Linus. When it comes to planning the details of this year's Brompton race, manager Jordan Mittelman is on familiar turf. Take a look at BicycleSPACE's event calendar and you'll quickly see that the staff is busy every week with yoga classes, in-house maintenance clinics, and group rides.

    Looking for further details? The date is set, but many of the specifics surrounding the event are still in the planning stages. To be the first to know once registration opens, watch for news at bromptonuschampionship.com, join the mailing list, and follow Bicycle Space on Twitter and Facebook. As you begin making your plans for race-day, get inspiration for your race kit by checking out photos from the 2013 race on Flickr. While we won't be hosting the event this year, you can be sure we'll be re-tweeting any big news from BicycleSPACE and keeping you up to speed on the Perennial Cycle Facebook page as well. And, with any luck, you may just see a member of team Perennial at the starting line!

    The Brompton US Championship goes to Washington, D.C. in 2014

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