2013 Bike of the Year Contest

We had the pleasure of building over 200 beautiful one-off custom bikes for our clients in 2013 and each week we chose one of our favorites to feature on our website. Now we need your help choosing the 2013 BIKE OF THE YEAR. Take a look on our Facebook page and LIKE to vote for your favorite bike. We’ll be featuring the winner on our website and the winner will receive a pair of Assos Zegho eye protection glasses. Contest ends Feb. 15th


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Attention Serotta Owners

Registration for your reinstated warranty policy is due by December 31, 2013.

A warranty policy has been has been put in place to cover defects of material and/or craftsmanship for Serotta custom and stock frames. It will be necessary to register your frame(s) in order to qualify for this coverage in the unlikely event that any damage arises.

Registration is through Serotta’s website: serotta.com/warranty

The serial number of your Serotta can be found stamped into the underside of the bottom bracket (the bottom bracket is where the cranks mount to the frame).

Should you need any assistance with the required documentation or with serial number identification, please do not hesitate to call us.

Manhattan: (212) 706-0025

Greenwich: (203) 485-0500

Central Valley: (845) 928-3060

Holiday Hours

Please note the following changes in hours at our Manhattan and Greenwich studios over the Christmas and New Year holidays:

December 24: 9am – 3pm
December 25: Closed
December 31: 9am – 5pm
January 1: Closed

December 24: 10am – 3pm
December 25: Closed
December 31: 10am – 5pm
January 1: Closed

Small Business Saturday – Rides & Discounts!

Over the past 14 years, we have been lucky enough to have you as our clients. It has been a pleasure serving you and your families. From all of us at Signature Cycles, we wanted to wish you a happy Thanksgiving and a happy holiday season.


As a special Thank You, we invite you to our Manhattan and Greenwich studios this Saturday, November 30th – Small Business Saturday. Our staff will lead a group ride from both our studios. After the ride, join us back at our studios for light refreshments and a special “Small Business Saturday” discount on ALL apparel, plus a special gift to say thanks for braving the cold with us.

Details of the rides from each studio are as follows:

Shop ride will meet at 8:15 and depart at 8:30am from our 80 West End Ave location. We will ride 3 or 4 loops of Central Park (total 19-25 miles) and return to our studio. This will be a casually paced ride, all skill levels are welcome. Exact distance will be determined by the weather and your request.
— Please RSVP to blake@signaturecycles.com

Turn those extra Thanksgiving calories into power on our regular Saturday Shop Ride at 9:00am. The ride pace will be 15mph with an opportunity to burn off some pumpkin pie on the hills. Celebrate with us after the ride by reaping some savings at our Small Business Saturday Ride Sale!
— Please RSVP to lori@signaturecycles.com

World Bicycle Relief Fundraiser Results


Signature Cycles partnered with World Bicycle Relief and set the goal to provide 100 specifically engineered, culturally appropriate bikes to a school in Zambia, Africa. Because of your generosity, our fundraising effort was the most successful in World Bicycle Relief’s history. The $34,775 we raised will provide 261 bicycles to the community in Zambia, and will change the lives of so many through the power of the bicycle.

Our events were truly a spectacular success. Thank you for opening up your hearts and wallets for such a worthy cause. We will keep our fundraising site open through the end of this week with a hope to inspire those who might have missed the events to help us break the $40,000.00 ceiling.

World Bicycle Relief's FK Day speaking about how his time in Africa changed him and prompted the founding of WBR.

World Bicycle Relief’s FK Day speaking about how time spent in Africa changed him dramatically, and prompted the founding of WBR.

Thanksgiving Holiday Hours


Wednesday: regular hours, 9am – 6pm
Thursday: closed for Thanksgiving
Friday: abbreviated studio hours, 10am – 5pm
Saturday: regular hours, 10am – 3pm
Sunday: closed – We Ride!


Wednesday: regular hours, 10am – 6pm
Thursday: closed for Thanksgiving
Friday: abbreviated studio hours, 10am – 5pm
Saturday: regular hours, 11am – 4pm
Sunday: closed – We Ride!


Our Top 6 Items for Fall Riding

Fall Gear Guide

Fall is in full swing here in NYC. Thoughts of bare-kneed riding are a distant memory as I check my phone’s weather app to see today’s high: 55 degrees. It looks like it’s going to be a beautiful weekend. October and November are my favorite riding months here in New York and Connecticut. Aero-race gear is replaced by fenders and trusty hand-built wheels. Cyclocross and gravel grinding bikes begin to appear on the roads equipped with 25 and 28mm tires. Best of all, those extra 5 pounds of “winter weight” become a socially acceptable accessory.

With the weather change, I am constantly reminded of that Golden Rule: “There is no bad weather, just bad equipment.” For many of us, it’s difficult to justify a good pair of winter tights, as compared to a new gadget for our bikes. However, investing in your cold weather gear will ensure a great riding experience for years to come. Here, we offer some of our trusted favorites and also some of the latest, groundbreaking cold weather innovations.

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