Over the coming weekend we are moving to a new home. After about 6 years at our current location it is time to move to a larger shop.
We will be relocating to
21 McBride Avenue
over the weekend prior to Christmas.
We will be trading as normal other than being closed on Sunday 20th December 2015, apart from that, we hope that disruption will be minimal.
Our telephone number will remain the same.
From Monday the 21st of December 2015, you will find us at the McBride Avenue address.
MAP our new address
Wheel Heat are proud sponsors and supporters of the Bike Ed progamme in schools.
This year (2015) Stratford Primary School won the bikes that Wheel Heat donated to the Bike Ed Challenge.
Yarragon Primary school won overall first place and there was a tie for best boy, between Eli of Yarragon Primary and Ryan of Yallourn North Primary.
Best girl was one by Jenna of Newhaven Primary School
Congratulations to all this years winners.
The Bass Coast Cycle Challenge has recently presented Wheel Heat with this framed jersey in recognition of our sponsorship and support of the event.
The Bass Coast Cycle Challenge for 2015 will be held on 14 November 2015. Entries are now being accepted. Please go to the Bass Coast Cycle Challenge website for more information to enter this event.
The Scarp 29 Elite was reviewed by Mountain Biking Australia, and published in the current issue.
The reviewer has raised some great points about the bike and one quote sums up the KTM look.
Please use this link to read the full review from the current issue of Mountain Biking Australia:-
KTM Scarp Elite review
Currently all sizes are available (at 27 July 2014)
full day hire including helmet $30 (per bike)
½ day hire including helmet $20 (per bike)
Family deal full day $89 (family deals consist of 4 bikes inc helmets)
Family deal half day $65 (family deals consist of 4 bikes inc helmets)
Multiple day deals are available – see in store
The Diavelo Protanium Flyer only weighs 14.6 kgs including the battery and has a 4 hour battery recharge cycle. The maximum cruising speed is 25 km/h with up to 30 km range.
The Flyer is powered by Protanium 25.5 v 6.75 Ah, 162 Wh Lithium Ion battery.
It is available in two colours and comes with high end components including Sram automatix 2 speed automatic transmission and coaster brake, light alloy 6061 unifit frame, 3 piece alloy crankset, Protanium LED display controller, 24 V 180W hub motor and Schwalbe Big Apple 20″ Tyre with reflective sidewall.
IN STOCK at Wheel heat so come in for a test ride now.
Use this link to watch a review on Youtube of the Diavelo Protanium Flyer.
ANNA Meares is a shining light for women’s cycling, but she knows why not all females are rushing to get on bikes.
PEDAL POWER: Olympic gold medallist Anna Meares has urged women to take up cycling as a recreational activity in the wake of a Bike SA survey which reveals just 31 per cent of South Australian women had ridden a bike in the past 12 months.
The dual Olympic gold medallist wants them to know cycling is much more than a sport.
“A lot of women see cycling as a competitive sport, whereas it’s actually a recreational activity as well,” Meares said.
“This bike my husband bought for me for our two-year wedding anniversary because it makes bike riding fun, I can ride this bike in a skirt or in a dress and I can play with the fashion of it by adding …
The Bike Ed Regional and State Finals were recently held in Morwell.
As proud sponsors of this event we would like to congratulate all the participants. At the end of the event, the placings were:-
1st Cowes Primary
2nd Yarragon Primary
3rd Gray Street Primary, Traralgon
4th Newhaven Primary
The Newhaven Primary team won the raffle sponsored by Wheel Heat – the raffle prize being two bikes that the school will use to enhance student participation in Bike Education Program in future years.
WELL DONE TO ALL
Congratulations to Yarragon Primary School and Neerim South Primary School who won the latest round of the BikeEd Challenge!
They’re now both off to the State finals next month! Congratulations to everyone involved. Happy bike riding and remember to look out for children riding to school.
Thank you to Wheel Heat, sponsors of BikeEd.
Baw Baw Shire Council
Local rider Phil Hanley won the silver medal in the World Ironman Championships recently in Las Vegas.
Phil is a Wheel Heat supported rider and pulled off a fantastic result when one considers that he was competing against fully sponsored professionals.
This result certainly paid dividends for all the hard training and constant support from his local bike shop. You cannot buy this on the internet!