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Founded in 1973, Wheat Ridge Cyclery (WRC) is an acclaimed and highly regarded industry leader. With an emphasis on legendary customer service, comprehensive knowledge and professional expertise, WRC is currently seeking career-oriented, passionate people to join our team of cycling industry professionals. Our 30,000 sq. ft. shop, that employs over 60 talented bike people, wants to hear from you!



Wheat Ridge Cyclery seeks a full-time apparel and accessories buyer. Responsibilities of this in-person position include product planning and purchasing to support our cycling retail business. Previous bicycle retail buying and inventory management experience is desired. 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform seasonal and pre-season orders of cycling apparel and accessories
  • Complete weekly order cycles to maintain proper amount of on-hand inventory and ensure timeliness and accuracy of special orders
  • Monitor and maintain open orders
  • Maintain Open to Buy financial plan
  • Manage inventory days on hand and mark down slow-moving product as appropriate
  • Maximize product profitability/margin, turn-rate, and volume
  • Build and maintain relationships with supplier representatives
  • Provide updates to management, and work with management on purchase planning 
  • Work with retail staff on merchandising and maintenance of product back stock
  • Assist with regular inventory cycle counts
  • Maintain up to date and accurate product information in POS
  • Assist customers as needed
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Overtime may be available or required based on workload


  • Five years retail sales experience, buying experience strongly preferred
  • Experience with executing Open to Buy principles
  • Experience with POS ordering systems, vendor ordering platforms and processes
  • Modern merchandising principles and best practices
  • Current knowledge of bicycle products and trends
  • Retail management experience a plus

Skills and Traits

  • Passion for cycling and the products/brands we carry
  • Professional with staff, customers, and community
  • Strong verbal communication skills
  • Very strong attention to detail
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong team working skills
  • Strong record keeping skills
  • Outgoing, enthusiastic, sociable

Compensation and Benefits

  • Hourly pay range: $21 - $24/hr
  • Monthly sales-goal based bonuses up to $1,200
  • 401(k) investment plan with an employer match up to 4%
  • Employee purchase discounts
  • Vacation and holiday pay*
  • Health and dental benefit plans*
  • Personal demo bike allowance*
  • Aflac supplemental insurance*

* after meeting eligibility requirements


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Flexibility, benefits and a professional, friendly environment of like-minded cyclists awaits. Denver offers 300+ days of sunshine annually, with a cyclocentric culture offering a wealth of resources for every cycling discipline.

We're proud to offer all employees:

  • Competitive pay with company-wide bonus program
  • 401(k) investment plan with an employer match up to 4%
  • Employee purchase discounts
  • Sick leave accrual

Full time* employees also receive:

  • Vacation and holiday pay
  • Health, dental, and vision benefit plans
  • Personal demo bike allowance
  • Aflac supplemental insurance

* after meeting eligibility requirements


A developed and sincere passion for cycling in any discipline is a must. Culture is important at WRC. We strive to provide a safe place to work and a fun place for our customers to shop. 

Our Core Values:

  • Expertise
  • Passion 
  • Fun 
  • Integrity
  • Respect 


Know a good candidate? Send them our way and if it works out get $500 referral store credit!

$500 store credit gets applied to your account when employee works 30 days