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***Wildcat Cruiser Update: January 30, 2014 *** 

We only have a couple of Wildcat Cruisers left in stock and have disabled the purchase form.  If you are interested in purchasing a Wildcat Cruiser please email us at wildcatcruiser@csuchico.edu

Q:    Where can I buy one?
A:   We only have a couple of Wildcat Cruisers left in stock and have disabled the purchase form.  If you are interested in purchasing a Wildcat Cruiser please email us at wildcatcruiser@csuchico.edu

 

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:    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 wildcatcruiser@csuchico.edu 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 only have a couple of Wildcat Cruisers left in stock and have disabled the purchase form.  If you are interested in purchasing a Wildcat Cruiser please email us at wildcatcruiser@csuchico.edu. We are no longer able to take requests for specific numbers.

Q:    Where can I learn more?
A:    Send an email to wildcatcruiser@csuchico.edu.

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