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News Archive 2020-2021


WEWS News 5 Cleveland: E-Bike tax break in Build Back Better Act could push an already growing demand into an extra gear

Reporter Kevin Barry visited our Peninsula store on December 13, 2021 to produce a December 16 story about the popularity of e-bikes in the Cleveland area, and the possibly of a federal e-bike tax credit in the Build Back Better Act could spur more demand. Click here to read the story and watch the video.

Photos by Kevin Barry

Entry level E-bikes can start at about $1,500 and quickly go up from there. Models like this one, with extra compartments and attachments to carry cargo can often cost more.

[Century Cycles Co-Owner Joshua] Ronschke rides an E-bike through the National Park with News 5 this week.

"That tax credit, I don't think is going to hurt anything," said Ronschke. "I think it's going to help a lot."

Akron Beacon Journal: Community Spotlight: Peninsula and Boston Township offer hiking, biking, shopping and more

Thank you to the Akron Beacon Journal for their mention of our bicycle rental service for the Towpath Trail in their July 18, 2021 article about the attractions and amenities in the Village of Peninsula!

"Century Cycles, 1621 Main St., rents bikes by the hour, including hybrid comfort bikes, electric bikes and even snow bikes. Open noon to 5 p.m. on Sundays, and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. the rest of the week. Visit and click on the Peninsula location."

The Wall Street Journal: Meander Through The Midwest

Thank you to The Wall Street Journal for the shout-out to our Towpath Trail Bicycle Rental Service in Peninsula! It was mentioned as part of their Ohio road trip in the travel article "Meander Through The Midwest" in the July 3-4, 2021 edition. You can read the full article here (subscription required).

"Cuyahoga Valley National Park--a crazy quilt of forests, farms and fields--can be explored by bike. Continue north to OH-21/I-77 (Exit 138) to Botzum then up Riverview Road through the woods to the village of Peninsula, where Century Cycles ( will kit you out with a bike rental for a whiz down the Ohio & Erie Canal towpath."


America's Best Bike Shops

From the December 2020 issue of Bicycle Retailer and Industry News

Cleveland Magazine: Best Of Cleveland 2020

Thank you to the readers of Cleveland Magazine for naming Century Cycles the "Best Bike Shop" in the 2020 Best of Cleveland poll! The results were announced in the October 2020 issue of the magazine. 3 Ways To Get Outside For Labor Day

Thanks to for mentioning our Towpath Trail Bicycle Rental Service in Peninsula as one of their 3 Ways To Get Outside For Labor Day on September 2, 2020.