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Introducing Our New Freight Policy

Posted: June 23, 2016 in

You asked for it. And now, you've got it. Announcing our new and improved free freight allowance policy.

We’re reducing our base-level free freight program to $250 and making it easier for you to add bulky, oversized items (BOI) to your freight allowed small parts orders. And if your order totals $1200, we're throwing in a freight allowance for ALL products—including BOI—giving you the best bang for your buck.

Even though BOI items are expensive to ship, we offer freight incentives on them when you include them on larger orders. This freight allowance helps you maintain or increase margins on your end.

Introducing Our New Freight Policy

Posted: June 21, 2016 in Cyclone News

You asked for it. And now, you've got it. Announcing our new and improved free freight allowance policy.

We’re reducing our base-level free freight program to $250 and making it easier for you to add bulky, oversized items (BOI) to your freight allowed small parts orders. And if your order totals $1200, we're throwing in a freight allowance for ALL products—including BOI—giving you the best bang for your buck.

Even though BOI items are expensive to ship, we offer freight incentives on them when you include them on larger orders. This freight allowance helps you maintain or increase margins on your end.

We Deliver Knight Composites: The Fastest Wheels in the World

Posted: June 09, 2016 in Products


You’ve heard the saying: if it’s too good to be true, it probably is. So when we heard the rumors about Knight Composites making the fastest wheels in the world we were skeptical, but we were also curious. What allows Knight to make this bold claim?

We decided to check it out. We met with the Knight Composites founders and development team to find out whether this was just a clever marketing claim or an actual, measurable truth.

It turns out it’s really true. In multiple scenarios, utilizing three different wind-tunnels to analyze performance, Knight’s composite road wheels truly are faster than anything currently available on the market.

The secret? It’s that the leading edge is actually the trailing edge design.

The Trailing Edge of Aerodynamics

Most aerodynamic wheel design research focuses on the leading edge—the tire and rim’s outer edge. But the aerodynamics of the leading edge is largely dependent on the tire used. This data that comes out of this research is solid and should not be ignored, but Knight engineers discovered that designing around the trailing edge could offer greater aerodynamic benefit.

This pivotal insight, coupled with a rapid prototyping process allows Knight designers to manipulate the rims on a micro scale, perfecting the most minuscule details of the designs.

Knight Composites are the only wheel manufacturer using an Expanded Polysterene (EPS) layup and molding process. Combined with aerospace-grade Toray carbon fiber, this allows the company to produce a lighter, stronger, more reliable and precisely constructed rim than any other manufacturer.

Knight’s commitment to providing superior wheels at a competitive price was so compelling, it was a no-brainer when they asked us to become their US distribution partner.

Want to Know More or Demo a Set?

Ask your Cyclone sales rep for a wheel demo or download our 2016 Look Book to learn more about this revolutionary approach to aerodynamic wheel design.

>>READ MORE…


Heading out to Evergreen Mountain Bike Festival June ? We're collaborating with Seattle's Dirt Merchant to provide Knight Composites demo wheels on a fleet of Turner bikes.

Reserve a time to ride online, or look for the Turner / Dirt Merchant demo at the event.

Ride the fastest wheels in the world - Knight Composites Demo Day

Posted: May 31, 2016 in Products

Come test ride the fastest bicycle wheels in the world. June 2, 2016, Mt. Tabor Park in Portland, Oregon, from 3-5 PM. Sponsored by Cyclone Bicycle Supply


Come test ride the fastest bicycle wheels in the world. June 2, 2016, Mt. Tabor Park in Portland, Oregon, from 3-5 PM. Sponsored by Cyclone Bicycle Supply

Lock Down Savings and Free Shipping on Kryptonite Products

Posted: May 17, 2016 in

May 17, 2016 4:52:28 AM

Fair weather is synonymous with more bike rides in most urban cycling markets. That means more butts on bikes, and more bikes on the road…and ultimately, more need for quality bike locks!

That’s why we’ve partnered with Kryptonite to offer our customers special pricing for all Kryptonite products ordered received now through June 17th, 2016.

Check out these deals! You won't find a better price on the market!

Order $750 of product and receive 5% discount.
Order $1500 of product and receive 7% discount.
Order $2500 of product and receive 10% discount.
Order $5000 of product and receive 15% discount.

Plus we’ll also throw in FREE SHIPPING on all qualifying orders.

Stock up now so your customers can find exactly the lock they want, at a price they can afford.

Kryptonite BlaqPak Promo

GET YOUR LIMITED EDITION KRYPTONITE BLAQPAK

We have a handful of limited edition Kryptonite backpacks—custom made by hand in Portland, OR by Blaq Paks. Designed especially for Cyclone, when these puppies are gone, they’re gone, so talk to your rep and get ’em while they’re hot.

Cyclone local delivery goes to 4 day a week

Posted: March 31, 2016 in

Delivery Program 2016

Hey Cyclone people,
After moving our warehouse from NW out to Clackamas, we don't get to see all you lovely people as much as we used to. We've heard your requests for more convenient shipping options for our local Portland area IBD's. We feel your pain.
So, starting April 1, we will be running the local delivery service 4 days per week.


Who is this guy?
Long time "Cyclonian" (is that even a word?), Scott Owens, will be heading up the delivery efforts and managing the routes. If you see Scott coming through your door, don't be afraid. He's big and burly, but soft and cuddly too.

How does it work?
To make this work for everyone we have divided the Portland Metro Area into 3 zones. And if you’re in our part of town, Will Call is still available at the Clackamas facility. In addition to timely delivery of product to your shops Scott will also be showcasing local specific promotions and new product too. (Download a larger version of the delivery zone map here)

Delivery Zones
Zone 1 – The Inner Eastside out to SE 39th/Cesar Chavez to NE Broadway, NE 33rd and north to N Prescott, and all of NW Portland. This zone will get delivery 4 days per week, Tuesday –Friday 1-5PM

Zone 2 – North of N Prescott to the Columbia River, and east including Gresham. This zone will get delivery 2 days per week, Wednesday and Friday 1-5PM.

Zone 3 – SW Portland, Beaverton, and Oregon City. This zone will get delivery 2 days per week, Tuesday and Thursday 1-5PM.

Order Requirements
Your order must be placed online or with your rep before 12 noon.
Free delivery for orders $250.00 and above.
A $10 surcharge will be applied to orders below the minimum

Will Call/Pickup
12100 SE Jennifer St Clackamas, OR
Same day Will Call is still available after 2PM.
Please allow 3 hours from time of order for processing.

Action Bicycle joins forces with Cyclone

Posted: March 24, 2016 in Cyclone News

Here comes Cyclone - Action Bicycle joins forces with Cyclone Bicycle Supply

As of April 4, 2016 all Action operations are now part of the Cyclone Bicycle Supply system. If you have been a loyal customer of Action over the years, we’d like to welcome you. If you have not yet transferred your account, or been contacted by your rep to transfer your account, take this opportunity to do so, click here to complete your dealer agreement. We know it’s a pain, but we want to make sure you don’t get lost in the shuffle. We’re glad you’re here.

Over the next few days, the guys in New Jersey, the same guys you’ve always worked with at Action, will be contacting all of you to set up web store login credentials and help you establish your Cyclone account.

As a Cyclone customer you will see more options for you to create value for your customer - wider product selections, innovative ordering tools and increased shipping options - all designed to help you succeed. Over the past decade we have built our reputation on pushing the boundaries of what's possible. We look at the 'business as usual' attitude of the bicycle industry as a challenge. We are determined to make it better. More profitable, and smoother for all of us.

Again, we'd like to welcome you all to Cyclone. It's been a wild ride getting to this point and it's only getting better.

Here we go!

Pardon Us, While We Pause

Posted: January 22, 2016 in Cyclone News

Pardon Us, while we pause

Pardon us, while we pause

We've got a lot going on in the near future. Action Bicycle USA, becomes Cyclone East in a couple weeks ( more on that later), and remember last month when we told you about our plans to move to a bigger, faster, stronger warehouse, after the first of the year? Well, those days are almost upon us. When we first started planning this, it seemed almost too far off to even imagine, but now it's here.


Our logistics guys have been planning this for over 3 months. Plotting each and every move we will make.

To make it easier on everyone, we are going to move in stages, so we only have to close shipping the bare minimum amount of time possible.

Beginning January 28, we will move our warehouse from NW Portland to Clackamas, OR. We will have limited shipping capacity on the 28th and 29th, and taking back orders from February 1 - 5.

We will be filling and shipping your orders just as quickly as possible beginning Feb 8. We wish we didn't have to close at all, but with almost 30,000 sku's in house, this is no simple undertaking.

Not to worry. Our cheery sales and support folks will be here the entire time to help with product and technical issues that may come up. So, drop them a call or email, and keep them on their toes.

We appreciate your patience through this huge undertaking.

See you soon!

Our New Home, a New Face and a shout out to the East

Posted: December 14, 2015 in Uncategorized

December is already proving to be a big month for us, and we're only half way thru. Things have been moving fast around here lately. Not only did we just acquire Action Bicycle USA last month, but we've moved our front office into a new space and added a new face.

Our New Home

Our years on NW Vaughn St. in Portland's Pearl District treated us well, but as we've grown almost 3 fold over the past 5 years, we need more space. So, at the first of December we moved into this great spot, just south of downtown, right on the banks of the Willamette River. And just in time too. Our office is busting at the seams. Stay tuned for more relocation news - we'll also be moving our Portland warehouse to a bigger space after the first of the year!

A New Face

Also on December 1 we added Brian Ross as our new Sales Director. Coming to us from Oregon's growing craft brewing industry, Brian has the skills and experience to take us to the next level. While we're all busy trying to sort out the logistics of our eastward expansion, Brian has hit the ground running, dialing in the Sales Team like a fine Swiss Watch. Keep an eye out for newer, bigger, better things from our Sales guys in the New Year. Welcome Brian!

Finally, as we are completing our plans to absorb Action Bicycle USA into the Cyclone family, we will be posting more and more info for current Action customers here to keep you apprised. Keep an eye peeled for details on how this will all shake out shortly after the New Year.

We're blowing up!

Cyclone Acquires Action Bicycle USA

Posted: November 06, 2015 in Cyclone News

Our family is growing

Today we announced the recent acquisition of Carlstadt, NJ based parts & accessories distributor, Action Bicycle USA!

Woo-hoo!

In operation since 1988, Action’s product development success and commitment to service make a perfect complement to our ordering technologies and logistics network. Since opening our doors in 2003, we have grown steadily year on year, expanding our reach from the Pacific Northwest to the West Coast to Nationwide. The addition of Action’s dealer base, and its east coast distribution facility will solidify our coast to coast reach.

“Ralph Zotta and I met in early 2015 to discuss working together in a way that leveraged both of our strengths. At Cyclone we’ve been working hard to level the playing field for IBD’s with tools like our Cyclone Bike Shopper App, giving retailers the ability to virtually expand product selection without expanding in-store stock levels, creating a huge opportunity for the IBD retailer. Meanwhile, Action has created great in-house product lines with good value for their customers. We plan to expand both. All house brands will continue under Ralph's guidance and you will see our ordering technologies and shipping options expand in the next year", Erik Deeter, Cyclone CEO”

In 2016, retailers will see an immediate increase in delivery and service options - We will offer “same day” ordering/delivery to Portland and NYC/NJ metro area accounts, one and two-day ground shipping to the major metro areas of both East and West Coasts, as well as reduced ship times to Mid-West and Texas. We will expand selection at both warehouses to stock the core product that we are known for, as well as key product from the Action catalog.

These are exciting times. Stay tuned for more updates.