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Best Bicycle Shops in Puget Sound

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With good weather just around the corner, it’s time to dust of your bicycle and get ready to ride. Whether you’re looking for a tune-up, or a new or used bike to purchase, here are some of our favorite Puget Sound bicycle shops.

Gregg’s Cycles
7007 Woodlawn Ave NE
Seattle, WA 98115
206.523.1822
http://www.greggscycles.com

Gregg’s Greenlake Cycle first opened it’s doors in 1932 under the direction of R.V. Gregg. Today Gregg’s Cycles remains under the ownership of the third generation of the Gregg family, and has expanded to include locations in Bellevue and Lynnwood. Voted many times as Best Bike Shop in Seattle, Gregg’s staff are cyclists themselves, and passionate about their sport. Whether its buying a bike, finding a great trail or ride, or getting your bike tuned and ready for the season, Gregg’s is ready to help.

Back Alley Bike Repair
314 1st Ave S
Seattle, WA 98104
206.307.1179
http://www.backalleybikerepair.com

The latest bicycle shop in downtown, Back Alley Bike comes to you from the same folks that ran JRA Bike Shop the past 4 years. Now in the artistic, Nord Alley of Pioneer Square, Back Alley Bike has found a unique space and transformed it into an urban parlor and cycling emporium. They do bike repairs, sell quality goods, sell bikes, and live in the city. A great place for cycling commuters to stop for tune-ups and repairs.

Recycled Cycles
1007 NE Boat Street
Seattle, WA 98105
206.547.4491
http://www.recycledcycles.com

At their Boat Street location since 1994, and now with a second location in Fremont, Recycled Cycles thinks green by specializing in used and reconditioned bicycles. They also sell new bikes, a full array of both new and used bicycle components, accessories, and parts. Catering to all cyclists from beginner to expert, they are happy to get your bike fine tuned and ready to ride.

Montlake Bike Shop
2223 24th Ave E
Seattle, WA 98112
206.329.7333
http://www.montlakebike.com

Montlake Bicycle Shop has been serving the bicycling community for over 30 years. With two locations, including Kirkland, Montlake Bicycle Shop has grown to become a medium size store with an outstanding staff and a full spectrum of products and services. Kids bikes, mountain bikes, cyclocross, road and hybrid, whatever kind of bike you’re looking for you will find it at Montlake Bike Shop. Servicing and repairs, and even bike rentals are available at their shops.

Bikesport NW
5601 24th Avenue NW
Seattle, WA 98107
206.706.4700
http://www.bikesportNW.com

Bikesport has been a Ballard neighborhood institution since 1995. The shop has been under new ownership since 2011. The store has been remodeled, sprucing up the logo and a few other things. The main change for Bikesport has been a confidence in customers’ desire for even better bikes, better brands with a broader, higher level of attention to performance details. New owners, new repair staff and new lines of bikes from kids to competitive cyclists, you’ll find all the gear and help you need at Bikesport NW.

Phil’s South Side Cyclery
2310 SW 336th Street
Federal Way, WA 98023
253.661.3903
http://www.teamtailwind.com

For over 25 years, Phil’s family oriented shop has been a reliable South Sound shop for new and used bikes, consignment and repairs. Thinking of mountain biking at Dash Point State Park? Phil’s has mountain bikes for rent. Phil’s friendly service won’t give you the hard sell on race-ready components, but they will meet and exceed your bicycle shop expectations. All of their bicycle service work is guaranteed for a minimum of thirty days.

Bike Tech
5801 S. Sprague Ct.
Tacoma, WA 98409
253.472.BIKE
http://www.biketechonline.com

With locations in Tacoma, Lakewood and Olympia, Bike Tech offers a wide selection of bicycles for different people and uses. You’ll get expert assistance in selecting the proper bike type and model. BMX bikes, kids’ bikes, road bikes and more are in the shop for you to try. If you need an adjustment or repair, their able staff is happy to get you back on your bike and feeling right.

Old Town Bicycle
3009 McCarver St
Tacoma, WA 98403
253.573.9400
http://www.oldtownbicycle.com

Old Town, around since 1995, has expanded to include locations in Tacoma, Olympia, and Gig Harbor. Old Town prides itself on carrying the best bikes for your budget. A Body Geometry Certified shop, they offer guaranteed fittings at all of their locations so you can rest assured that you’ll get the perfect bike with the perfect fit for you.

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