We all have a favored cycling shop in our local area that we use to pick up the apparel and pieces of kit that we need to have a good time on our bikes. However, there are certain things that go into the truly great cycling shops that you aren’t always guaranteed to find.
Here we take a look at ten of the best cycling shops in the United States. Every single one of them is worth a visit should you ever happen to find yourself in the area for whatever reason.
If you’re riding in Colorado the odds are pretty high that you are going to end up mountain biking at some point or another. After all, the terrain is just too good to miss. This shop has been serving the community for more than 45 years and offers everything you need to stay safe on tougher trails.
On the surface this looks like any other bike shop, though armed with a top quality array of gear. Dig a little deeper though and you will find the internet department, which allows you to customize your road bike to whatever specifications you desire. This makes it a must for cyclists who want to personalize their rides.
Of all of the cycling shops on this list, this is the one to head to if you fancy something a little bit different. You won’t find all of the latest cycling gear here, but you get great service that is tailored to you and have the opportunity to see some classic bike designs in the process.
Some may decry this cycling shop as a little too much on the hipster side, but it features a stunning array of gorgeous bikes and is one of the most welcoming cycling shops around. You’ll find some really cool cycling gear here, plus you might learn a little something about the store’s own cycling team.
If you ever have the opportunity to cycle in Hawaii then this is the shop that you need to visit. Featuring plenty of kit and an outstanding level of service, both visitors and locals adore this store, which also caters for group rides and offers cycling clinics for those who are interested.
They may be one of the more exclusive cycling stores around, stocking only Moots, Waterford, and Gunnar bikes, but this is a high-end store that guarantees quality at every turn. There are also three in-house mechanics who are capable of resolving practically any mechanical issue you may have with your bike.
This is a little bit of a low-key cycling store, but that doesn’t mean it should fall off your radar. It offers free “long-ride” clinics and maintains an extremely knowledgeable staff who will be able to help you out regardless of what you are looking for.
Don’t let yourself be put off by the name, this is one of the top cycling stores in Utah. You’ll be able to find all of the information that you need about the many cycling trails in the state, in addition to a superb rental feel if you are just visiting.
A wonderfully warm atmosphere and sense of community spirit allows Huckleberry’s to stand out as one of the best cycling stores in America. They offer one of the friendliest services around, meaning you will always feel like your needs are being taken care of.
Velo Cult is a relative newcomer on the extremely active Portland cycling scene, but it has quickly garnered a reputation due to the fact that it offers so much more than a regular shop. There is a stage for live bands and cyclists regularly converge on the store to talk shop and just hang out. You can easily spend the entire day here and not get bored.