Q: Where can I buy one?
A: Wildcat Cruisers are available for pre-order through our website with delivery scheduled for June 2013. They will also be available through fundraising efforts such as drawings and auctions by University units (i.e., departments, auxiliary groups, etc.) and community nonprofits. The only guaranteed way to acquire a Wildcat Cruiser is by pre-ordering online.
Q. How much is the Wildcat Cruiser?
A. The Wildcat Cruiser retail price is $699 plus $52.43 sales tax, for a total of $751.43. This price includes assembly costs and shipping to Chico. For locations outside of Chico, additional shipping costs will apply.
Q. How can I pay for my Wildcat Cruiser?
A. You may pay by credit card or check. Orders are processed on a first-come, first-served basis.
Q: Who makes the Wildcat Cruisers?
A: Felt Bicycles – with graphics designed by Chico State alumnus Jake Early. Felt has produced other limited-edition bicycles for companies like New Belgium Brewing, Mattel, and Carroll Shelby
Q: Where can I see the prototype?
A: We will have a schedule with locations listed on our website in early 2013.
Q: If I buy a bike, where will I pick it up?
A: We’re partnering with Chico bike shops to assemble the Wildcat Cruisers. Bike purchasers will be directed to a specific bike shop to pick up their bike.
Q: I’m pretty handy with tools. Can I assemble it myself?
A: No. The bicycles must be assembled by an authorized, qualified bike mechanic.
Q: Is the Wildcat Cruiser covered by a warranty?
A: Yes. It is covered by Felt Bicycles standard warranty.
Q: Do they come in different sizes?
A: No. Wildcat Cruisers come in one size. The seat post and handlebar stem are adjustable to fit most riders.
Q: How much does the Wildcat Cruiser weigh?
A: About 50 lbs. it’s not called a cruiser for nothing!
Q: When will they be available?
A: The Wildcat Cruisers will be shipped to Chico and me available in late May 2013.
Q: I don’t live in Chico, can I still buy one?
A: Yes. We will ship an unassembled Wildcat Cruiser to a nearby authorized bike shop (preferably a Felt Bicycle dealer) for assembly. Additional shipping costs from Chico will apply.
Q: Is the University getting into the bike business?
A: No. This is a one-time project in honor of the 125th anniversary. No state funds are being used to manufacture the bicycles.
Q. How do non-profit organizations and on-campus units order a Wildcat Cruiser?
A. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will work with you on your order.
Q: What happens with proceeds from the sales?
A: After covering costs for manufacturing, shipping, assembling, and overhead, proceeds will be directed to scholarship support.
Q: Is any portion of the purchase price tax-deductible?
A: Not likely, as the Fair Market Value of the Wildcat Cruiser is $699. However, you should consult with your tax professional for details.
Q: Can I request a specific bike number?
A: We will make every attempt to honor your requests. If there is a specific number you’d like to reserve, send an email to email@example.com.
The sooner you order, the greater your chance of getting a specific number!
Q: Where can I learn more?
A: Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.