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20th of May 2016

Pedal Rev will open at 3 pm today – BIKE RIDE!

Pedal Revolution will open at 3pm today for our annual staff/intern bike ride. We apologize for any inconvenience but we will be riding bikes and eating pizza. See you this afternoon! #sorrynotsorry Thank you, Pedal Crew


19th of May 2016

Pedal Revolution Featured in Adobe Spark Film

The awesome crew at Electric Park Films created this short film featuring Pedal Revolution utilizing the new Adobe Spark media tool. Check it out!


25th of April 2016

Intern Graduation!

Pedal Revolution super intern Dre graduated last week and built this awesome earn-a-bike. Congrats on a great internship and your sweet bike build Dre!‪#‎pedalrevolutioninterns‬ ‪#‎pedallife‬ ‪#‎donateyourbike‬ ‪#‎earnabike‬ ‪#‎bikesf‬‪#‎mission‬ ‪#‎bikeshoplife‬ ‪#‎supportouryouth‬


9th of April 2016

Novara Trionfo 48cm @ Pedal Revolution Refurbished Bicycle Update

While shopping a while back I purchased a bottle of what I assumed to be olive oil, based on the presence of those words on the label as well as a prominently displayed Italian flag. It was only when I got home that I discovered it had been blended with canola oil, reducing it from prime bread-dipping status to […]


28th of March 2016


25th of March 2016

Telling our story though Slate (click image to view)


23rd of March 2016

Trek 830 Antelope 18"

Another fine-looking utilitarian machine from Pedal Rev.  This one features a good solid steel frame (paint in good shape), plenty of tire clearance, and various new parts. This particular Trek 830 Antelope would make great urban transportation for somebody about 5’4″ to 5’8″. Come check it out today! $425


Custom 17" Red Specialized Hardrock w/Drop Bars @Pedal Revolution Refurbished Bicycle Update

We’ve got a nice Specialized that we’ve converted into a all-rounder, featuring a relatively upright riding position with Shimano bar end shifting.  Most of the parts on this build are new, and if you’re into the color red and are looking for a comfortable do-it-all rig, this one could be a great fit for you. This […]


8th of March 2016

Happy International Women's Day.

We are lucky to celebrate our four women co-workers at Pedal Revolution today. A great big thank you to Angela, Juanita, Lisa Ann, and Catherine!


7th of March 2016

Stolen Bike Recovered!

Due to the sharp eagle eye and Canadian tenacity of @bikebabesf this fellow’s stolen bike was recovered on the street and @pedalrevolution was able to hand it back to him today. He was thrilled to say the least. A happy ending on this rainy day. Fill out a police report if your bike is stolen!! […]


22nd of February 2016

Bicycle Mechanic Wanted

  This Mechanic position requires a minimum of 1 year’s experience in a professional bicycle service department, with advanced diagnostic and productive mechanical skills. Strong sales and customer service orientation is a must as well as the ability to work in a busy, fast-paced environment. Applicants must be proficient in repair/assembling new as well older […]


17th of February 2016

Van Dessel Cyclocross 56cm @ Pedal Revolution Refurbished Bicycle Update

Today’s new addition in the Pedal Rev refurbished bike rack is this interesting-looking Van Dessel.  It’s been nicely set up for general-purpose cyclocross duty, with a single-chainring setup and some Kenda ‘cross tires.  Also has new WTB saddle and Salsa handlebars.       This Van Dessel should be a good fit for somebody about 5’9″ […]


Recovered Bicycle Alert-KHS Flite 223 55cm

We’ve recovered a Flite 223 that was originally sold here at Pedal Rev.  It has Pitlock locking hardware for the wheels and saddle, and has Panaracer Pasela tires.  If you think it’s yours please come in to claim it.


14th of February 2016

Univega 53cm Town-Style @ Pedal Revolution Refurbished Bicycle Update

Several weeks ago we had a customer come by the bike shop to donate an old Univega that dated back to her college days.  She hoped that we would make use of it, and we assured her as much.  It’s the objective of this post to show the process we go through to refurbish good-quality […]


8th of February 2016

Stolen Bike Alert Norco Sight A7.0

Pedal Revolution Service Manager Joel had his beloved Norco Sight A7.0 mountain bike stolen off of his vehicle at High and Porter streets in Oakland earlier today. The bike more or less looks like the attached  photo.  The pedals are regular Time atacs and the saddle and pedals are WTB. The handlebar is Salsa and the stem […]


5th of February 2016

52cm Fuji Roubaix 3.0 @ Pedal Revolution Refurbished Bicycle Update

If you enjoy the color blue and are about 5’3″ to 5’6″, we have a nice-looking road bike for you here at Pedal Rev.  Right now we have several smaller used road bikes in stock, and this is one of them.  It’s got new Super Sport tires, Shimano Sora level components, and some cool two-tone […]


48cm Rocky Mountain Oxygen Road @ Pedal Revolution Refurbished Bicycle Update

Are you a smaller person looking for a good road bike? We have a nice 48cm Rocky Mountain with a Shimano 105 10-speed drivetrain, fresh bar wrap and a new pair of Continental Gatorskins. The bike is in like-new shape; like all of our refurbished bikes, it comes with a 3 month guarantee.  If you’re […]


4th of February 2016

50 cm Trek 2120 Carbon Road Bike @ Pedal Revolution Refurbished Bicycle Update

As a material, carbon fiber was first used on production bikes in the late 80’s/early 90’s.  The bike you see here, a Trek 2120, was among the first.  The three main tubes are carbon, and they’re bonded to aluminum to form the rest of the frame.  Though the frame is pretty old, it is still […]


Cannondale Synapse 51cm @ Pedal Revolution Refurbished Bicycle Update

We’ve got a nice Cannondale for sale here at Pedal Rev.  It’s got a Shimano 105 10-speed groupset, a quality lightweight wheelset, and some nice orange bar tape.  The bike really hasn’t seen much use at all, as you can may tell from the below photos. We upgraded the tires (Gatorskin 700 x 25!!) and […]


27th of January 2016

Motobecane Super Touring 58cm, Custom Town-Style

From what I can gather, 1980 seems to have been a fairly tumultuous time.  Americans were being held hostage in Iran as their home country watched helplessly on (at least for the most part).  The Soviets were invading Afghanistan, beginning the decades of political instability and human misfortune in that country; in response, Jimmy Carter boycotted […]