News & Events

5 tips to enjoy snowshoe running!

Velofix Ottawa isn’t ALL about bikes. We service a variety of equipment and we love being active – whether it’s cycling, running, skiing, hiking, yoga, etc. This articles takes a short break from bike talk and focuses on one of our other favorite sports. Snowshoe hiking has been around for thousands of years. Snowshoeing is great, for many reasons. It’s a fun way to embrace winter, it’s a good workout, can be social and it takes you places you normally couldn’t go with regular shoes. There’s new category of snowshoeing that outdoor enthusiasts are flocking to: snowshoe running! Running snowshoes are narrower and lighter than their hiking counterparts, which give you a little more flexibility on the type of terrain you can run on. A lot of our… Read More

February Newsletter

Our February Newsletter is ready! See below for a list of events you can find us at this month, a fun spin studio I recently tried AND a special promotion for the month of February! https://mailchi.mp/7921b160639e/velofix-ottawa-a-note-from-adam?e=68e9029d86… Read More

velofix Ottawa and velofix Simcoe named Canadiancyclist.com Best Bike Shop Winners for 2017

Congratulations to velofix Ottawa and velofix Simcoe on being amongst Canadiancyclist.com best bike shops in 2017. Read more about the winners here: http://www.canadiancyclist.com/dailynews.php?id=33255&title=2017-canadian-cyclist-best-bike-shops-the-winners    … Read More

Canyon USA adds Velofix as delivery option

CARLSBAD, Calif. (BRAIN) — Canyon USA is now offering U.S. customers the option of having their bikes assembled, delivered and fit by Velofix, the mobile bike service franchiser. Canyon bikes continue to be available shipped directly to consumers, as well. The Velofix option costs the consumer an additional $95. “Canyon’s groundbreaking direct-to-consumer distribution has demonstrated for years around the globe that our riders can expect the highest level of service and quality when purchasing online, and be ready to ride within minutes of receiving their Canyon at home or office,” said Canyon USA’s president, Blair Clark. “The simple setup process has satisfied hundreds of thousands of customers and is one of Canyon’s many unique benefits. By offering the Canyon USA Delivery Service by Velofix we will have another… Read More

Levi’s GranFondo: Great support, views and vibe!

Introduced as the first “European style” GranFondo to Sonoma County nearly a decade ago. Today Levi’s GranFondo is the premier ride of it’s type in North America attracting tens of thousands of riders and their families for a truly authentic celebration on two wheels. Now with over 11 routes, Levi’s GranFondo has an adventure for everyone. Including an 8 mile family route, challenging dirt/gravel options, and a massive 116.8 mile route with 10,503 feet of climbing called the “IL REGNO”. The courses showcase legendary terrain and coastal redwood forests previously included in the Coors Classic, and multiple editions of the AMGEN Tour of California. New for 2017 GranFondo Referral Program – Friends receive 15% off and… Read More