Breakaway Bikes · 1923 Chestnut Street · Philadelphia 19103 · 215.568.6002 · info@breakawaybikes.com
Shop Hours: Monday–Saturday 10am–7pm · Sunday 12–5pm
 
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Why we carry
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We don't just stock the hottest bikes found in this year's Tour. There is logic behind our selection. Read about it here.

A balance between
science and art.

Our bike fits combine state-of-the-art technologies with intuition that comes from over a decade's worth of fitting experience. You won't find a better fit anywhere else. Learn more here.

Tune-up! Dollar for dollar, it's the smartest upgrade you can make.
Routine maintenance will keep your bike running like new and keep the major repair expenses at bay. Go here for more information.

Get faster faster.
The Breakaway Training Center offers a complete selection of coaching, training, and testing services: everything you'll need to achieve your full potential. Read more.

Breakaway Training Center: the complete performance solution

A common mistake a beginning cyclist will make is to train too hard for too long without respite. It is hard not to do when you're enthusiastic about a new sport, but this can lead to fatigue and burnout. Worse, the diminishing returns from your efforts can be discouraging and could potentially end your season.

The BTC philosophy is to maximize gain for the least amount of work. We'll teach you to train smarter, not harder. There are only so many hours in the day and even in the best circumstances, training takes second place to career and family. We offer the tools and services that will help you along every step of the way: RPM indoor cycling, coaching services, and biometric testing.

RPM indoor cycling

RPM is one of the few places you'll find riders of all types, abilities, and backgrounds sweating it out side by side. Whether you're a mountain biker, roadie, sprinter, climber, beginner, or veteran; our indoor sessions reward cyclists of all breeds. It is a unique experience that has become a staple for Philadelphia cycling, filling up not only over the winter months but throughout the year.

The program was developed by owner and head coach Joe Wentzell over 15 years ago. At the start of the program the participant performs a baseline fitness test to determine their personal training zones —think easy spinning, moderate pace, hard effort. The following 12 weeks follow a progressive training sequence with each session building on the previous one and targeting specific skills.

How does it work? Simply bring in your bike and set it up on one of our 16 CompuTrainers. Our expert coaches will then lead you through the different courses and workouts designed to fine-tune your strengths and work out your weaknesses.

Since you ride according to your training zones, no one is ever left behind. Personal improvement is achieved as you endure increasingly difficult efforts for progressively longer intervals along with everyone else; riding harder you would on your own.

You'll learn valuable skills like efficient pedal technique and posture. Your power output will increase: average improvement in power increase ranges 6–8%. And you'll get leaner: our participants show a 4% drop on average in body fat percentage.

How do you get started? Register online or stop by the store to check out a class.

Coaching Services

Take the guesswork out of training. An experienced coach can help you map out your season, teach you about core concepts such as periodization and recovery, and guide you through setbacks like vacation or injury. Moreover, by reporting to a coach on a regular basis you make yourself accountable for the workouts that you've planned. With a BTC coach, you can rest assured that hitting your weekly and monthly goals will prime you for your target events.

Some athletes may simply need a sit-down meeting to plan out their season. Others may benefit from a one-on-one run, bike, or swim session to address specific performance issues. You may decide to meet with your coach weekly or monthly for observation and guidance every step of the way. Whatever your needs are, Breakaway has a coaching structure for you.

All packages require a $50 start-up fee and a 6 month commitment billed monthly. Blue denotes package upgrade.

Performance Package $89/month single sport (bike, run, or swim),
$119 one additional sport, $149 two additional sports
For athletes who do not train with a power meter.
· Personal coach
· Initial assessment to accurately determine training zones
· Athlete-initiated monthly consultation
· Access to the Breakaway Training Log (Basic Account)
· Monthly workouts tailored specifically for you

Elite Package $149/month cyclist,
$179 one additional sport, $209 two additional sports
For athletes who wish to train with power.
· Personal coach
· Initial assessment to accurately determine training zones
· Athlete-initiated monthly consultation
· Access to the Breakaway Training Log (Premium Account)
· Monthly workouts tailored specifically for you
· Power analysis
· Resting metabolic rate and body composition analysis
· 1 hour of indoor training classes per week
· Weekly group track workout for triathletes (April–October)

Olympic Package $229/month cyclist,
$259 one additional sport, $289 two additional sports
Power-based training with more supervised indoor time at Breakaway.
· Personal coach
· Initial assessment to accurately determine training zones
· Athlete-initiated monthly consultation
· Access to the Breakaway Training Log (Premium Account)
· Weekly workouts tailored specifically for you
· Power analysis
· Resting metabolic rate and body composition analysis
· 2 hours of indoor training classes per week
· Weekly group track workout for triathletes (April–October)

Professional Package $279/month cyclist,
$309 one additional sport, $339 two additional sports
Off-site coaching plan with power monitoring—for athletes looking to get the most out of power-based training and are able to take advantage of RPM indoor sessions or any of our running programs.
· Personal coach
· Initial assessment to accurately determine training zones
· Athlete-initiated monthly consultation
· Access to the Breakaway Training Log (Premium Account)
· Weekly workouts tailored specifically for you
· Power analysis
· Resting metabolic rate and body composition analysis
· 2 hours of indoor classes per week
· 2 hours of outdoor training time per month
· Weekly group track workout for triathletes (April–October)

Consultation $40/hour
A la carte services billed hourly. They may include but are not limited to the following services:
· One-on-one workout planning session
· One-on-one training sessions: bike, run, swim, core stability, flexibility, strength training, stretches, plyometrics, etc.
· Telephone consultation
· Web-based workout planning and training journal analysis
· Power training analysis

Build-Your-Own Coaching Package $79/month cyclist, $99 triathlete
· Athlete-initiated monthly consultation
· Must choose 2 or more add-ons

Coaching Add-Ons
· Power analysis: $29
· RPM indoor classes
1 hour/week: $40/month
2 hours: $80
3 hours: $120
4 hours: $160
· Outdoor one-on-one ride time
1 hour/month: $40/month
2 hours: $70
3 hours: $100
4 hours: $120

Testing Services

VO2 max testing $125
The first test you should do before starting an exercise program. It provides a starting point for gauging changes in your fitness level. This test also allows you to set accurate heart rate training zones as well as determine your aerobic efficiency.

Blood lactate threshold testing $125
Lactate threshold can change dramatically throughout the year. As the season advances, so does your ability to tolerate the byproducts produced by your body during exercise. For an athlete looking to improve performance, this is the most important physiological test you can take.

Combine VO2 max and blood lactate threshold testing for $200

More Services:
Body composition analysis $15
Glucose/cholesterol/blood pressure screening $25
Pedal-stroke analysis: $50
One-on-one indoor pedal-stroke workout $50
Time trial video and analysis (April–September) $100
Power profiling: $25
Solo or group one-hour indoor CompuTrainer workout $20
Solo or group two-hour indoor CompuTrainer workout $30
One-on-one outdoor training ride or run $40
Motor-paced workout $50/hour

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Breakaway Bikes
1923 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
215.568.6002
info@breakawaybikes.com

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Sunday: 12–5pm

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Index this: Breakaway Bikes is a bicycle shop located in Rittenhouse, Center City, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. We are a Cervelo, Colnago, Felt, Fuji, Gary Fisher, Scott, and Trek dealer and our store carries parts and accessories from Avid, Axiom, Bell, Bontrager, Breezer, Brooks England, Burley, CamelBak, Campagnolo, Castelli, Cat Eye, Chrome, Clif, Continental, Crank Brothers, CycleOps, DeFeet, ESI, Finish Line, FSA, Full Speed Ahead, Genuine Innovations, Giro, GU, Hammer Nutrition, Knog, Kryptonite, Lazer, Lezyne, Louis Garneau, Mad Alchemy, Michelin, Mirrycle, NiteRider, OnGuard, Osprey, Park Tool, Pearl Izumi, Pedro's, Planet Bike, Profile Design, Ritchey, Rudy Project, Salsa, Saris, SE Racing, Selle Italia, Shimano, Sigma Sport, SockGuy, SRAM, Surly, Tifosi, Topeak, TruVativ, Vision, Vittoria, Wilderness Trail Bikes, WTB. Besides our large selection, we also offer coaching services, indoor cycling classes, performance testing—VO2 Max, Wingate, blood lactate threshold—and performance bike fitting—using Fit Kit, LeMond Fitting Systems, and Retul 3D motion capture—for cyclists, triathletes, and multi-sport endurance athletes. Our service and repair department has extensive experience with road, time trial, triathlon, cyclo-cross, mountain, commuter, and children's bikes.
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