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LIFE: Two wheels keep on turning (April 15, 2020)

April 16th, 2020 · Comments Off on LIFE: Two wheels keep on turning (April 15, 2020)

Robert Bateman poses outside his Bathurst St. shop. BRIAN BURCHELL/GLEANER NEWS

Bike repair shops take “essential” classification seriously

By Brian Burchell

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CHATTER: Bike swap returns to Bathurst Street (Spring 2018)

May 1st, 2018 · Comments Off on CHATTER: Bike swap returns to Bathurst Street (Spring 2018)

Bateman’s Bicycle Company will host its Spring Bike Swap at its flagship store at 913 Bathurst on April 14 and 15. Anyone can bring their used and working bikes before April 13 and Bateman’s will evaluate their value within minutes. Sellers can choose to get their bike’s value in store credit or 80 per cent of the value by cheque.

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CHATTER: Bathurst cycle shop builds community team (March 2018)

March 22nd, 2018 · Comments Off on CHATTER: Bathurst cycle shop builds community team (March 2018)

Bateman’s Bicycle Company celebrated a milestone when its 2018 racing team reached 75 members. This year’s team includes 25 new and 50 returning racers.

The 10-year-old bike shop, which has three locations in the Annex, founded its cycling team in 2012 with one member. Now in its sixth year, the team has cyclists from as young as eight years to over 60 years of age from the community.

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ON OUR COVER (FALL 2017): CYCLING THE PITS

October 12th, 2017 · Comments Off on ON OUR COVER (FALL 2017): CYCLING THE PITS

GLEANER NEWS FILE PHOTO BY R.S. KONJEK: The CXTO Cookie Cross returns to Christie Pits on October 28. Open to riders of all skill levels and bikes, the event will feature Try a Cross, Elite and Masters races, and Bateman’s Bicycle Company will give away a Norco Threshold Cycle Cross Bike. For further information, please see www.cxto.ca.

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CHATTER (APRIL 2017): Bateman’s Bikes opens new express shop on Dupont Street

April 10th, 2017 · Comments Off on CHATTER (APRIL 2017): Bateman’s Bikes opens new express shop on Dupont Street

Bateman’s Bicycle Company has opened a third store at Dupont Street and Davenport Road. Express Shoppe (149 Dupont St.) offers a variety of bikes, accessories, and quick tune-ups. The company emphasizes bike safety, ensuring that bikes are road-ready quickly and affordably.

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