Middleton Cycle

6641 University Ave., Middleton, WI 53562
Phone: (608) 831.7433
Fall Hours: M - F: 10am-630pm, SAT: 9-5, SUN: By Appt.

Light Up Your Fall Riding!

Commute safely on your bicycle with a light!
Don't get caught in the dark or cold on your rides! Just swing by and pickup the right headlight or taillight, jacket, base layer or anything else you need for comfortable and safe riding. Consider a reflective biking vest to keep you safe.  We're here to help!

Bicycle Repair Is Our Specialty!

 We'll make it run better than new! We've got the special bicycle tools and parts you need for every repair. Our mechanics can service and repair all bicycle makes and models -- not just the ones we sell!  Drop off your bike anytime -- no appointment necessary.  Learn more about our Service Department here.

Time for a New Helmet?

How old is your helmet?
Most cycling helmets utilize expanded polystyrene (EPS), which prevents head injuries by compressing to absorb impacts. Did you know that this ability can degrade over time, and can also be affected by the environment and handling?
It's best to replace your lid every 3-5 years to maximize protection.

Check out our helmet selection - we've got 'em for infants, kids and adults!

Today's Bicycle Tip From Middleton Cycle

Saddle Position Spells Satisfaction (Or Suffering) - The angle and position of your bike's saddle directly contributes to your comfort. Sure, saddle height is important. Yet saddle tilt and the saddle's fore/aft positioning also relate to how your hands, neck and back feel when you ride. For instance, if the nose of the saddle tilts too low, gravity forces your torso to slide forward as you ride, putting extra pressure on your palms. Tilted too far back (the saddle nose is too high) pressure on sensitive soft tissue can lead to serious complications and pain. Sliding the saddle too far forward or too far back affects your spine, neck, shoulders, arms and hands. It takes experience (and sometimes a few adjustments) to find the optimum saddle position for comfort and pedaling efficiency. If you're experiencing any saddle discomfort, please contact us to discuss possible solutions.

Cycling Glossary - Word of the Day

down tube

The frame tube that runs from the head tube to the bottom of the seat tube.