Thursday, November 20, 2008

30 Day Price Protection Guarantee

If we lower the price on any item you purchased from us within 30 days, or if one of our local competitors advertises* a lower price within 30 days, we will gladly refund the difference in price when you bring in your receipt (even if it is crumpled and coffee-stained). Price matching applies at time of purchase as well. If you find a locally identical product in stock at a lower price, we will match the price (sorry, does not include mail-order or web pricing).
*Proof of advertised price must be presented to qualify.

Learn more about our Customer Loyalty Programs

Sunday, October 26, 2008

New Arrival: Trek Winter Cap

A year or so ago Nike pulled out of the cycling clothing business, and when they did the biggest hole that they left was that of a good winter cycling cap. Well, we're happy to announce that TREK has stepped in to plug the hole.

Hot off the brown and gold truck comes the new and improved Winter Thermal Brimmed Cap. The nicest upgrade is the foam bill. Past versions used hard plastic that would eventually crack or warp in the drier. The new TREK model will have no such problems. Other features are ear flaps that are the perfect length and a thin profile that fits well under a helmet. Swing in and pick one up for just $29.99.

Monday, October 13, 2008

Thank You Omaha!!!

Saturday morning was the 3rd annual Breast Cancer Awareness Ride at NP Dodge Park. We had 80+ riders and raised $2250 for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. We saw a ton of familiar faces out there even though the morning started out a little wet.

Big thanks to our volunteers Rich Vondra, Jim Maaske, Kevin Limpach, Cindy McNeill and Greg Shimonek.

We look forward to seeing everyone again next year!!!

Thursday, October 02, 2008

Light Time! - NiteRider Rechargeable Bike Lights

Autumn is here as well as the first bike light that can be charged from the USB port of your computer or from a standard wall outlet.

Introducing the MiNewt Mini-USB and MiNewt Mini-USB Plus

Light weight (175g) with 3 hours of run time, 4& 1/2 hour charge time.

The "Plus" model includes a helmet mount kit.

Check out these and all your fall riding needs at Trek Store Omaha.

Friday, September 12, 2008

Bike & Ride

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - September 11, 2008

Learn How to Bike & Ride Sept. 15

OMAHA – If you’re looking for an alternative way to get around Omaha, hop on your bike and head for the nearest bus stop.

Starting Monday, Sept. 29, the general public will be able to begin using the new bike racks mounted on Metro Area Transit (MAT) buses.

Local bike enthusiasts can practice using the new bus bike racks in a learning session set for Monday, Sept. 15. The event - sponsored by Activate Omaha in conjunction with MAT, the City of Omaha and Omaha by Design - will begin at 5 p.m. in the front parking lot of MAT headquarters, 2222 Cuming St. All those interested are invited to participate.

“MAT’s new Bike & Ride program is a great way to encourage bicycle use and help raise Omaha’s profile as a bike-friendly community, said Tammie Dodge, project manager with Activate Omaha. “We encourage cyclists to stop by MAT on Sept. 15 and try out the new bus bike racks.”

All buses in the MAT fleet will be equipped with bike racks by the end of the month, said Curt Simon, executive director of MAT. Each rack holds two bikes, and the racks will be mounted to the front of the bus.

The bike rack program has been funded with federal grant money for transit projects related to the construction of the Missouri RiverPedestrianBridge between Omaha and Council Bluffs. The racks are not intended for motor-powered bikes (gas or electric), mopeds, tandem and recumbent bikes, tricycles, bikes with training wheels and bikes with trailers or other attachments.

For more information on the dos and don’ts of using the new bus bike racks, visit and click on the “bike & ride” link.

Tuesday, August 12, 2008

L'Etape du Tour Mondovelo 2008

L'Etape du Tour Mondovelo 2008
"I prefer to descend like a mom in a buick"
Trek Omaha's Patrick Brennan

PB's training schedule was disrupted from the start due to an injury, and many had doubts about his finishing L'Etape. About 7500 riders completed the Tour, and for PB his goals were simple and clear:

1. Finsish

2. Don't Flat

3. Don't Crash

PB did L'Etape in 2003 and had a rough encounter with the "sweeper bus", which steals riders dreams of finishing if they are lagging. PB played an adrenaline-filled game of cat and mouse with the sweeper bus this year. In the end, PB pulled ahead and passed the "broom wagon" for good at the base of the Col du Tourmalet, a Hors category mountain, a 17.5 km, 7.5% gradient climb. After that, PB knew the finish was his.

The challenge wasn't over though: descending off both mountains was the hardest and most stressful part of L'Etape for PB. The pain of freezing fingers and trying not to crash or lose control proved to demand every ounce of effort and strength. Climbing was much easier, so PB made up his time there. "I had 2 unfrozen fingers on the descent of the Tourmalet. You could easily do 40-50 miles + down the mountain, but I prefer to descend like a mom in a buick!"

Congratulations on accomplishing your L'Etape goals and thanks for sharing your story with us PB!

Check out more of PB's photos of the ride at He is rider #6444.

Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Road Regulators

Ride prepared, anticipate flats and conquer them with Bontrager's new Air Rush Line. The "Regulator" and "Road" models are light weight and easy to use CO2 inflators
Air Rush Regulator:
-ultra compact
-presta and schraeder valves compatibility

Air Rush Road:
- mini hand pump and CO2 inflator combined in one
-95 g
-presta valve compatible

Saturday, July 26, 2008

Keep it cool

July's last days are here. Do you need some extra motivation to combat the muggy weather? Treat yourself to the perfect remedy: a cool beverage on every ride. New to the Trek Store Omaha are Bontrager's red and silver insulated nylon water bottle cages--mount onto your commuter or road bike for the summer to keep you and your beverage of choice chilled for short trips or long rides.

Saturday, July 19, 2008

Go By Bike

Trek's commuter challenge is here... For each day of the challenge Trek is giving away a 7.2 FX hybrid bike, so stop into the store today or visit to make your pledge and win!

Ride this opportunity to a fit and healthy lifestyle- make personal goals for riding to work, school, restaurants, and more throughout the week when you make your pledge. Whether your goal is 2 or 200 miles per week, challenge yourself and go by bike!

Thursday, May 29, 2008

FREE test rides!

Rails-to-Trails Conservancy is coming to Omaha, and we’d like to invite you to join us at an event on Sunday, June 1st. We will be in town with the Shimano Coasting Tour, where bicycle lovers can test-ride Coasting bikes and learn about the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy of which our local trails are built around. The Rails-to-Trails Conservancy will be accepting donations of which Shimano will match to help build more trails.

When: Sunday, June 1st
Where: Trek Bicycle Store of Omaha
What: Explore your local frontier on a Coasting bike, receive fun giveaways, have your photo taken as if you were on the cover of Bicycling Magazine, meet and greet Rails-to-Trails Conservancy staff, and more.
Who: You, your family and friends.

For more about the 2008 Coasting Tour, visit

Wednesday, May 21, 2008

Nick's Go By Bike Update - Good for the Whole Family

Week 2 of a new bike. I've gone to work and home 4 times, one of which was double the normal mileage because I dropped the car off for an oil change and biked in and back. Yesterday I decided that rather than taking my girls for a wagon ride, I'd use the bike trailer I picked up and take them for a bike ride. At first, they were a little apprehensive...but once we got rolling, they were laughing and giggling the whole way around the neighborhood. Since we were biking and not walking, we took a few extra roads which we wouldn't. Generally we make a circle and call it good at home, but we went up and down almost every street! After it was all over and we pulled into the driveway, they threw little fits because I took them out of the trailer. Most definitely the best used gear I own!

Wednesday, May 14, 2008

Go By Bike Winner's Initial Thoughts

Nick updates us on his new found appreciation for two wheels:

* What was it like riding the bike the first time?
The feel of the bike on my first short trip was insane. In my previous biking experience with riding a particularly steep hill was one where I needed to get off and walk the bike. The FX is so light and the gears are so responsive, there was no need for my feet to leave the pedals.

* What comments did you get riding to the store/bank/wherever?

My friends and family said it was a good looking bike, but I expect that from them. One person at the barber shop (my first trip was to get my haircut) told me the bike was very nice looking and thanked me for wearing the neon jacket. She said it is so hard to see some bicyclists sometimes and noted how obvious the jacket made me on the road.

* What do your friends/family think about you going by bike?

They are excited that I won the bike and are thrilled that I have found a mode of transportation I am excited about. My wife is looking forward to the gas money we will be saving.

* What is your favorite trip to take by bike?

Well, so far I've only made the trip to get my hair cut, but I will start riding into work tomorrow. I have done the work trip and it is a nice easy pace, downhill just over 3 miles.

* What is your least favorite?

Biking home from work...but with the new bike it will hopefully be a new and enjoyable experience.

Saturday, May 10, 2008

Omaha Metro Area Bicycle Map

Hot off the press! Discover routes to conquer the metro by bike or trace your regular route. Trek Bicycle is the first to carry the new Omaha Bicycle Map. Get yours today!

Friday, May 09, 2008

Summer Jobs

The TREK Bicycle Store of Omaha is a fast growing Midwest bicycle retailer that is always looking for Customer Service Specialists. We offer competitive wages, benefits and a partnership atmosphere.

We are:
  • Progressive and cutting edge.
  • Growth oriented and believe in offering opportunity to our employee’s.
  • Fresh and exciting with the best atmosphere in Omaha.
  • Riders, riding bikes and enjoying them like a kid is what we are about.

You are:

  • Passionate about cycling and the experience.
  • Great with people.
  • Ready to learn.
  • Dedicated and take ownership in your work.
  • Good PC Skills.

We have immediate openings for part-time, evening and weekend customer service specialists. We offer flexible hours for those with professional careers.

Take advantage of this opportunity and contact us today. E-mail or apply in person at 7214 Jones St., Omaha, NE, 68114

Thursday, May 08, 2008

Hydration for the Road

Ever grab a watterbottle mid-ride to have the contents pour all over you?
As exhilarating as those moments may be, why take a chance on a fail-prone lid? Camelbak's new 24-oz Podium bottle ensures the contents of your bottle goes towards hydrating you. Perfect for training and racing needs. The self-sealing valve stays drip free with a high flow rate. Use it or lose it!
24 oz
Medical-grade silicone, self-sealing valve
Positive shut-off for leak-proof transport
Squeezable bottle
TruTaste™ material lets you taste your water, not your bottle
HydroGuard™ to prevent bacteria build-up

Wednesday, April 16, 2008

Super Sale Recycle Winner!

Thanks to every one for bringing in your "Super Sale" mailers to be recycled! Charlie says "Keep cycling and recycling".
Trek employee Nick and drawing winner, Phyllis Dunne pose with her shiny new $100 Trek gift card. Congratulations Phyllis!

Monday, April 07, 2008

New Arrival: Nema Cothing

Back in the late 1990's a small company in southern California had a big idea. That company was Nema. The big idea was a baggy mountain bike short. Nema is back with a vengence and we are happy to welcome them to our stunning line-up of riding apparel.

The Crown Jewel: Widely regarded as the best baggy short ever. The Crown Jewel is made of rip stop nylon and features rear a front stretch panel, 3D molded chamios, MP3 pocket, two zippered side pockets and sewn in liner.

MSRP: $89.99

The Jewel: The short that started it all. Rip stop nylon with rear stretch panel. sewn in liner with one piece chamios. Two Zipperd pockets and two cargo pockets.

MSRP: $59.99

Jump ahead of the fashion curve with NEMA's pin-stripe tall boy.

...or stay tried and true with black and red.

Friday, February 22, 2008

Go By Bike

Have you always wanted to change your lifestyle for the better? Now you can. The Trek Bicycle Store and Highgear Bicycle Store of Omaha will be helping 2 lucky individuals to ride thier bikes for short trips and save the world. Did you know that the emission control systems on cars don't function effectively in the first few minutes of running? So all of those seemingly harmless short trips by car are highly polluting. We think that the people in our community are willing to join us in an effort to use bikes as a solution.

Sound intriguing? Click HERE to find out about all the details.

May is national bike month. Can you go car free or car light? We think so. Check out Chris Balish's "How to live well without owning a car" for tips and tricks. It's a great book for the avid rider or the new cyclist looking to advance their quality of life.

Monday, February 18, 2008

Trek girls MT220 recall

Trek has announced a recall of Trek Girls MT220 24" Kids bike. Here is the link that will give you all the details about the recall: click here! If you have any questions or would like us to inspect the bike. Just come in to the shop and we will take care of it.

Friday, February 08, 2008

Adventure Racing 101

Midwest Multi-Sport, Activate Omaha, the City Of La Vista and the Nebraska Sports Council is offering a FREE SEMINAR outlining all the finer points of Adventure Racing. Come and find out about the latest way to add some adventure to your fitness routine! Adventure racing is a fast growing, team-based sport, encouraging team work as you run, bike, canoe/kayak and navigate to search for check points by reading maps and following clues. Race to win or just for fun! Races can last anywhere from 2 hours to 8 hours, so there is something for
every level of fitness. Great for families, too!

Date: Saturday, March 1
Time: 10am—12noon
Where: La Vista Community Center, 8116 Park View Blvd
What: Everything you need to know to get started adventure racing!
Topics include:

  • What is adventure racing?
  • Team building
  • Fitness / Training
  • Info on the various disciplines
  • Equipment Needed
  • Upcoming Events and Races
  • Plenty of time for Q & A

  • For more info: Scott Stopak at the La Vista Parks & Rec office: 331-3455

    Friday, February 01, 2008

    Visit our Tech Center

    Our tech center is second to none. We offer multiple service packages to fit your specific needs. We service all makes and offer free estimates on all repairs. Plus, all work is gauranteed to be completed within 72 hours when parts are in stock. We also offer 24 hour service for an additional charge. Come in and see the TREK Store difference.

    Basic Maintenance Package
    Check and adjust brake and shifting systems, true front and rear wheels. *parts extra*
    $90 Value

    Advanced Maintenance Package
    Check and adjust shift, brake and wheel systems. Adjust hubs, headset and bottom bracket. Lube cables, cable housing and chain. *parts extra*
    $125 Value

    Annual Peak Performance Package
    For frequent riders or bikes operated in dusty conditions. Includes advanced package adjustments plus drivetrain removal and cleaning. For snappy shifting and whisper smooth operation. *parts extra*
    $150 value

    Mechanical Rebuild/Overhaul Package
    Complete mechanical disassembly, cleaning and inspection of frame and parts. Repack of all bearing surfaces and rebuild. *parts extra*
    $240 value

    Professional Bike Build
    We start by chasing and facing your new bicycle frame. Then our professional mechanics install your new componentry. *wheel build extra* (this service is provided free of charge when frame and components are purchased from the Trek Bicycle Store of Omaha)

    Alacart Service *Parts extra
    Tube and/or tire install $10
    Chain install and/or resize $10
    Derailuer adjustment $15
    with a new cable add $7
    Brake adjustment $15
    with a new cable add $7
    with new brake pad installation add $5
    Handlebar wrap install $15
    Wheel Truing (minor) $15
    Computer Install (one sensor) $10
    Cassette or Freewheel Install $10
    Aerobar Install $25

    Friday, January 25, 2008

    New Arrival: Gary Fisher SuperFly

    You've seen it in the magazines now you can swing in and check it out in person. Hot off the truck and race ready is the new Gary Fisher Superfly 29er.

    Fisher's goal was a no comprise design that takes away all the obstacles anyone could have with moving up in wheel size. Not only is the new SuperFly frame the lightest 29er Fisher makes, it's the lightest frame Fisher makes period.
    Match this with Fisher's ground breaking G2 geometry and you've got a bike that has everyone else chasing to catch up. At 23 lbs. without pedals the SuperFly is as comfortable on the race course as it is on your favorite trail. We had the opportunity to ride the SuperFly this fall and were impressed, we think you'll be too.

    Don't forget, we've got Omaha's largest selection of 29ers and 29er accessories with 6 models of bikes, 10 styles of tires and 3 models of wheelsets in stock!

    Thursday, January 17, 2008

    Thanks Omaha!

    ...for voting us as the Readers' Choice for Best Bike Shop and Readers' Recommended as Best Bike Repair & Maintenance Shop. We look forward to another great year supporting a community in motion!