Like a centipede or the judicial system, a bicycle relies on the synchronicity of its many parts. Dart around properly aligned two-wheelers with today's Groupon to Bicycle Clinic. Choose from three options:
- For $20, you get a bike tune-up (a $40 value).
- For $12, you get a 24-hour bike rental for one (a $30 value).
- For $22, you get a 24-hour bike rental for two (a $60 value).
Bicycle Clinic's skilled technicians and full-time bike buffs help ensure two-wheel transportation with rentals and tune-up services. Churn gears on one of the shop’s 3G beach-cruiser bikes, available in a rainbow of colors, such as baby blue, purple, and hot pink. In between rides, the cruisers rest in the shop, where a professional mechanic maintains the equipment by inspecting gears and quizzing handlebars on geography.
Alternatively, bike techs spruce up personal bikes during tune-ups, scanning each frame for trouble spots and cleaning, lubricating, and truing the moving parts. Adjustments to the gears, brakes, bottom bracket, headset, and front and rear axles allow riders to maneuver safely through streets, sidewalks, or rollercoaster lines.
The Bicycle Clinic
Bicycle Clinic’s owner has been selling bikes by Vilano, 3G, Green Line, and Benotto, and servicing two-wheelers of all makes and models, for more than two decades. Complete tune-ups include inspection of all components, lubrication, brake and gear adjustment, cable and housing inspection, and wheel truing, which teaches wheels to center themselves until they experience the peace necessary to destroy enemy wheels. Riders who are within 20 miles of the shop can have a mobile mechanic pick up their pre-tuned cycles free of charge and take them back to the full-service repair station. Bicycle Clinic's cycle gurus also cosmetically spiff up vintage and new bikes with custom restoration and frame-painting services that restore rusty cruisers to their former banana-seat glory or emblazon flames upon stems and top tubes. Steed-less riders can still enjoy a leisurely ride down Jacksonville's quiet streets and drag-racing strips with rentals of new 3G beach cruisers, regularly rotated to keep stock fresh.