News & Events

velofix to Sponsor 8th Annual Gran Fondo Hincapie

This year marks the eighth anniversary of Gran Fondo Hincapie-Greenville, a ride that has since expanded to a series in four different cities across the country and growing. Since the inaugural race in 2012 in Greenville, SC, the series has grown tremendously in participation and reputation, making a name for itself as the ultimate cycling experience across the United States and the world.   Founders and brothers Rich and George Hincapie highlight the best of cycling in their fondo, garnering enthusiasts from all walks of life to celebrate the sport and greater culture of cycling.  “The Gran Fondo Hincapie series has quickly become known as a top-notch cycling event in the nation,” says George Hincapie. “The Greenville ride—our flagship event—brings the most riders in attendance, so we pay extra… Read More

velofix hires Donny Perry as SVP Retail Strategy & Operations

velofix, the largest Bike Shop network across North America, is excited to announce that Donny Perry will join the company as Senior Vice President of Retail Strategy and Operations. Perry will be responsible for implementing the strategic direction of the company, the ongoing expansion of the brand in North America, opening a new office in Austin, Texas and launching corporately owned Mobile Bike Shops in locations across the US. “We are very excited and proud to add a leader with Donny’s experience, talent, and vision,” said velofix CEO and Co-Founder Chris Guillemet. “We are confident that Donny is the right person to help lead velofix into the future, transform how cyclists service their bikes and interact with brands, while continuously improving our culture and making velofix the best… Read More

velofix Announces Growth Financing from MacKinnon, Bennett & Company

May 17, 2019 — The velofix Group of Companies (“velofix”), North America’s leading Mobile Bike Shop operator, has closed a financing round with MacKinnon, Bennett & Company’s (“MKB”) MKB Partners Fund LP, a growth equity fund focused on the clean energy, transportation, and smart city sectors. Montreal-based clean energy and transportation fund invests in Mobile Bike Shop operator MKB’s investment will help velofix’s founders expand the company’s geographic footprint within North America, enhance its technological backbone, scale its marketing efforts and generally support velofix’s growth as it aims to accelerate the adoption of sustainable mobility by providing premium, consistent, and reliable service as a leader in light mobility services. “When we launched velofix in 2013 out of Davide’s garage, we believed that bicycles could… Read More

Ride With The Light

Choosing The Right Bike Light With velofix   Bike lights have gotten so small, so powerful, and so long-lasting that it’s hard to think of a reason not to have a set for every bike in your garage. Thanks to LED bulbs, carefully designed reflectors, flexible affixing systems, and durable cases, you can light up the night or be seen during the day regardless of the bike you ride and the road or trail you take it on. Lezyne is one of the leaders in the bike light game. Thanks to an office filled with cyclists, and a desire for lights that cover all their riding, they have a roster of illuminators so deep that they have at least several lights that work for… Read More

2018 In Review

Thank You For Making 2018 Special    … Read More