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23rd of January 2016

John Deere Rando

It’s said that “Nothing Runs Like a Deere“, and who could agree more? The common White-tailed Deer is indigenous to the majority of the Americas, roaming from Northern Canada to as far south as Bolivia and Peru.  With this information in mind you might ask yourself, what kind of bicycle can I ride from Canada […]


12th of January 2016

"Copper Vein" Custom 53 cm Road Bike @ Pedal Revolution Refurbished Bicycle Update

While we Americans continue to debate the very existence of the penny, few of us can deny the allure of a nice copper finish.  Humans first started using copper around 10,000 years ago, and it was the first metal we really got the hang of working with.  Too flexy and heavy to make a good […]


17th of December 2015

Pedal Revolution Intern Graduation!

We are celebrating our youth intern today for a very successful graduation from his work internship at the bike shop. Congrats David! We are super proud of you.


Pedal Rev Holiday Closure Dates

Pedal Revolution will be closed beginning this Monday Dec. 21st through January 1st for our Holiday break. We will re-open January 2nd for regular business hours in the New Year.  There is still time to get some holiday gifts for friends and family. We are open all weekend and have a bunch of new and […]


11th of December 2015

Schwinn Sierra 8 Speed Nexus Internally Geared Hub 21" @Pedal Revolution Refurbished Bike Update

This Schwinn Sierra began life as an early era mountain bike and has all the characteristics that made the bikes of that time so versatile: Steel frame, relaxed geometry, long wheel base, low-ish bottom bracket, rack and fender mounts. Early mountain bike design borrowed a lot from classic touring bikes and were designed to be comfortable […]


10th of December 2015

Custom Gitane 63 cm Town-Style 3 speed @ Pedal Revolution Refurbished Bicycle Update

Are you or someone dear to you between 6’1″ and 6’4″, dig the color orange, and in the market for a unique town-style bicycle that rides like a dream? If any of this rings true, you’d best come in to Pedal Rev to check out this Gitane. According to the original sales paperwork provided by […]


9th of December 2015

Specialized RockHopper Commuter 19.5" @Pedal Revolution Refurbished Bike Update

Another rebuilt gem from yester-year. Cool grey and aqua color scheme on this classic steel Rock Hopper frameset. Rebuilt by Pedal Revolution for heavy duty commuter use with new drivetrain, wheels, upright bars, shifters, brakes, saddle, and burly Continental Touring Plus tires. 19.5″ (fits 5’9″- 6′). $375.


8th of December 2015

Specialized Expedition Commuter Bike 17" @Pedal Revolution Refurbished Bike Update

Another great deal to be had! A nice condition Specialized Expedition commuter bike rebuilt with new wheels, drivetrain, tires, saddle, pedals, and cables/housing. 17″ fits 5’5″ – 5’10” $300. SOLD


7th of December 2015

Univega "Davey Jones Green" MTB Commuter 19" @Pedal Revolution Refurbished Bike Update

The rain and a chill in the air have slowed things down here at the shop and the fine mechanics at Pedal Revolution have been keeping busy building up a huge assortment of custom used bikes….almost too many to post! We have a good assortment of affordable commuter bike options as well as some nicer road, […]


4th of December 2015

Surly Straggler SRAM Apex Build @Pedal Revolution New Bike Update

Surly Straggler! One of Surly’s newest models takes the much loved Cross Check platform and ramps it up with disc brakes and integrated shifters. A perfect blend of new contemporary and classic proven technology, this do-it-all bike has all the modern road and “adventure” bike features like a full SRAM Apex road component group, Hayes […]


Powdercoated Custom Step-Through Commuter 50cm @Pedal Revolution Refurbished Bike Update

Who says “Mixte” style bikes need to be dainty and pastel colored? We had this one powdercoated in a stylish finish we’ve come to refer to as “Scorched Earth Brown”. Full custom rebuild job on this one and it rides like a dream. All the good stuff and Pedal Rev favorites are represented: 1×7 “just […]


Raleigh "Sports" Brown Townie 57cm @Pedal Revolution Refurbished Bike Update

Super custom rebuild on this gem of a Raleigh frameset. A ground-up build with all parts replaced on this made in England frame including a Tange chrome fork, Sturmey Archer 3 speed internally geared wheelset, MKS touring pedals, Dual pivot brake calipers, Soma oxford bar, and leather grips and saddle. Reconfigured to give a more […]


Schwinn Sierra 21" Custom Hybrid @Pedal Revolution Refurbished Bike Update

A really great rebuild on this Schwinn Sierra. The early Mountain Bike frame converted easily to a burly day-to-day utility commuter. We matched the classic steel frame to a new Shimano Nexus 8 speed internally geared wheel and a new single front chainring crankset. New canti brakes, Continental touring Plus tires, Wald upright handlebars, Shimano shifters, […]


2nd of December 2015

New Logo. New Bottle.

New Pedal Revolution water bottles!


23rd of November 2015

18" GT Karakorum Town-Style @ Pedal Revolution Refurbished Bicycle Update

We have a very nice older GT mountain bike that we’ve converted to be more city-friendly.  The original Shimano Deore LX brakes, derailleurs, and wheelset were in great shape, so we added new cables and housing as well as a tough set of Soma New Xpress tires. A high-quality, comfortable Aherne handlebar takes care of […]


12th of November 2015

Specialized M2 Pro 57cm Road Bike @ Pedal Revolution Refurbished Bicycle Update

Though it may not be the Fourth of July, it was still Veterans’ Day yesterday, so even though it’s a day late what better time to post this finely refurbished Specialized road bike.  For a long time this frame and fork resided in a dark corner of our upstairs storage area, but one particular morning […]


4th of November 2015

Pedal Revolution Used Bike Update: IRO Mark V Single Speed

Pedal Revolution Used Bike Update: IRO Mark V Single Speed – 49cm Depending on your needs, a single-speed bike can be awesome.  In addition to the excellent elemental minimalist stripped down bare naked good looks, single-speeds tend to be more maintenance free than bikes with complex gear systems. Because the drivetrains are so simple, wear and […]


1st of November 2015

Serotta Saratoga 56cm Road Bike @ Pedal Revolution Refurbished Bicycle Update

Bikes that bear the Serotta name belong to a long lineage of high-quality, American-made frames.  The company was founded in 1972 by Ben Serotta and went on to provide frames for Olympians and Tour de France riders in the 1980s.  As a relatively small-scale, artisan frame manufacturer, Serotta did some very interesting designs which can […]


28th of October 2015

"Cerulean Blue" 44cm Custom Mixte @ Pedal Revolution Refurbished Bicycle Update

Another beautiful Mixte is now available at Pedal Revolution!! This one started its life (like many others) as a Centurion frame from the 1980s–nice quality, light Japanese-made steel.  We had it powder-coated the “Cerulean Blue” you see in the pictures and proceeded to build it up with all new parts. The above picture shows the cool […]


26th of October 2015

Pedal Revolution is hiring for a bike shop sales and customer service position

Pedal Revolution San Francisco nonprofit bicycle shop is looking for a part-time salesperson to join our awesome team. We are a 20 plus year full service community bike shop that hosts a work training program for San Francisco youth. Our staff is a fun and supportive group of very diverse men and women and shop […]