We want our customers to get to know the quality manufacturers right here in Western North Carolina! You’ve probably bumped into some of their engineers testing a product on the trail or happened by a cool display at the Asheville airport. Our local manufacturers are some of the top names in the bike industry and are known worldwide for their exceptional products.  

We are hosting a series of Meet the Brand nights that will allow you the chance to get up close and personal. Drop by our Asheville shop, have a beer with the people behind the brand, learn about their products and pick up some great deals (for attendees only)!



Join us at the Motion Makers Asheville shop on Tuesday, December 10 as our second annual Meet the Brand Series kicks off with North Carolina's own - DeFeet - makers of quality socks, armbands, hats and other knit sportswear products.
Founded in 1992 by Shane Cooper, the son of a knitting machine salesman who emigrated to the United States, DeFeet has been able to create sock designs the world has never seen. The first product was a totally customizable, open mesh weave airflow sock. Immediately, the world's top endurance athletes took notice. DeFeet is made in America and dedicated to keeping it that way, staying away from the outsourcing movement that has become altogether too easy for companies in the United States.
Stop by Motion Maker’s on Tuesday, December 10 at 6pm to have a beverage and a slice of pizza with the folks behind the brand. See the new Fall 2019 line including the EVO Disruptor - the fastest sock ever made! Meet the DeFeet team, get free socks and learn more about their current and upcoming products.
RSVP and we'll make sure to have food, drinks & swag!

December 10, 2019 6pm

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Come to Motion Makers Asheville and get to know Öhlins Racing, a Swedish company with a major presence in North Carolina that has been making quality suspension technology for 40 years. On Tuesday, January 14th our Meet the Brand Series will allow you the chance to learn more about a local company that has been an integral part of the global motorsport industry for 40 years.  
To better serve the U.S. market, Öhlins Racing set up a subsidiary business in the heart of our racing state, North Carolina. This strategic position goes hand in hand with their seven-post shake rig, which is one of the most advanced testing platforms on the US continent today.
 Please join the Swedish suspension experts on Tuesday night, January 14th as they run through their motorsports history, TTX technology, and provide an in-depth look into the new m.2 Trail fork and TTX Air Shock.
RSVP for our beer & food count and we'll see you there!!

Tuesday, January 14th, 2020

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Come to Motion Makers Asheville shop on Tuesday, February 11th and get to know more about Moots, a company that has been making quality bicycles since 1981. Starting at 6pm, our last event in this season's Meet the Brand series features Moots quality bicycles.
We'll admit, this company isn't exactly local. Moots has been handcrafting high-quality bicycle frames in Steamboat Springs, CO since 1981. The company is known for building the finest quality titanium road, mountain, cross, specialty bicycle frames and select components from its facility in the Rocky Mountains. Designed and built in America, Moots frames and components are available from high-end bicycle dealers around the world.
For decades, Moots bikes have been enjoyed by cyclists for their unsurpassed ride quality, attention to details and superior craftsmanship. Come to Motion Makers on Tuesday, February 11 at 6PM and see why Moots lives up to the hype.
 RSVP for beer, pizza and SWAG!

Tuesday, February 11th, 2020


Sometimes picking the perfect gift for a cyclist is hard. Whether you are at a loss with your gift purchasing endeavor or just want to sweeten the deal for your favorite bike enthusiast, a gift card could be your best solution and we can send it straight to them! We offer standard values between $25 and $1000 or if you prefer a custom amount, please call us.  


Whether you're purchasing a new bike, components or accessories, you can get everything you want faster and easier with the S-Card. Take advantage of exclusive Specialized promotions and select the special financing that meets your needs. Apply Now and you could be riding a new set of wheels very soon! *Subject to credit approval. Visit store for details.