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Hours: M & F 9-8, T-Th 9-6, Sat 9-4, Closed Sun
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Welcome to Russell's Cycling & Fitness

Come ride with us....

Chili Pepper Gang

Come ride with the Chilli Pepper Gang.  We ride every Saturday morning at 8:00am, leaving from the shop.  All cyclists are welcome as long as you are wearing a helmet.  This is a Show and Go ride and no riders will be dropped.  Ride Calendar

Get Active with a New Giant Bicycle

Giant BicyclesWe want you to discover a Gateway to Adventure. The best way to do that is on a hand-built professionally assembled Giant or Liv/giant bicycle. So to get you more active and out on an adventure, we’ve lowered the prices on our best selling lifestyle and youth bikes! 

If you’re already fitness-minded – one of those people who go to the gym or to yoga class regularly but thought bicycling was just too expensive to add into your fitness routine – well, now you no longer have an excuse.

We Offer Special Financing For 12 Months!*

Cycling Glossary - Word of the Day

spindle
Another term for axle.

Joe's Daily Cycling Tip

How To Wash Your Bike (And Keep It Clean Longer) - Before you begin, remove the high-pressure nozzle from your hose because a powerful spray forces water where you don't want it. Instead, just use the hose for rinsing, letting the water run over the bike from the top, never from the side (also, don't invert the bike). Then, fill a bucket with warm water and some mild detergent that makes lots of suds and round up an inexpensive sponge (you might also like some different size soft nylon brushes). If you have one, you can first spray a bike-cleaning solution designed to cut any dirt and grime on your bike finish and parts. To clean the bike, rinse first with the hose to loosen any dirt that would scratch the finish if you just started scrubbing, or use your bike-cleaner spray. Then dip the sponge in the soapy warm water and go over the bike cleaning it and all the parts thoroughly. If it's really dirty you may need to change the water and do it again. Rinse when done and then dry your bike with soft rags. Finally, lube the chain, cables and pivot points to expel any remaining moisture and keep things working smoothly. You can also apply a bike-specific polish to keep grime and dirt from building up as quickly.

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RUSSELL'S CYCLING & FITNESS CENTER

10 Valley Forge Plaza, Washington, IL 61571 (map)

Phone: 309.444.2098 | Email

Hours: M&F 9-8, T-Th 9-6, Sat 9-4