WHO WE ARE

Europa Cycle & Ski is a full service bicycle & cross country ski retail shop.  Europa has the largest selection of bicycles, cycling clothing & accessories in the Cedar Valley.  Since Europa is independently owned, we are proud to offer bicycles, skis, & merchandise that we believe in. Europa is staffed by cycling & cross country ski enthusiasts, and we are passionate about the sports.  The staff is eager to meet all our customers’ needs and specializes in locating & ordering specialty parts.

Europa highly values relationships with our customers & promoting cycling as well as winter events in the Cedar Valley.  Since we have bicycles for all ages, we love watching customers become excited about cycling.  Words that describe our goals:  passionate, dedicated, trustworthy and dependable.

We carry the brands listed below, with the ability to custom order from many, many more. In the winter we carry cross-country and skate skis from Madshus and Salomon.

  • Trek
  • Raleigh
  • Salsa

  • Blackburn
  • Bontrager
  • Shimano

  • Burley
  • Surly
  • SRAM

  • Bell
  • Thule
  • Co-Motion

History

Europa first opened its doors in 1972 in Cedar Falls on College Hill.  Current owner Russ Clarke purchased Europa in 1987 & moved it to 4018 University Ave, Waterloo.  In 1992, Europa merged with Alpine Ski & Patio and moved to their current location at 4302 University Ave, Cedar Falls, and became Europa Cycle  & Ski.  Europa has been a Trek Bicycle dealer since 1979 and are proud to still be a partner with Trek selling their bicycles & accessories.

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Voted 2016 & 2017 “Best Bicycle Retailer in Northeast Iowa” – Iowa Bicycle Coalition
Voted 2016 “Best of the Best Bicycle Retailer” – Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

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