Dealers’ association names its best bicycle shops

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More than 300 independent bicycle stores in the US — basically your “lbs’s” — received “American’s Best Bike Shops” recognition from the National Bicycle Dealers Association this year.

Montlake Bicycle Shop, one of 300 winners nationwide

Montlake Bicycle Shop, one of 300 winners nationwide

Forty-eight of those bike shops are located in the Pacific Coast states — California, Oregon and Washington.

To win recognition, the owner or manager had to fill out a detailed application that includes questions about building customer loyalty and how they make their area more bicycle friendly. They must had to agree to be “mystery shopped” by a customer who reports the results back to the dealers association.

To be eligible, the bicycle stores must sell bikes, parts and accessories and offer a service department. Half of sales have to be bicycle-related and be in a physical location — not from online sales.

Congratulations to these hard-working shop owners, managers and employees who rose to the top.

See the full list at National Bicycle Dealers Association website. Here’s the list for Washington, Idaho, Oregon and California.

BikeWorks, Seattle

BikeWorks, Seattle


Bike Garage, Port Angeles

Bike Works, Seattle

Camas Bike and Sport, Camas

Classic Cycle, Bainbridge Island

Cycle Central LLC, Wenatchee

Fanatik Bike Company, Bellingham

Gregg’s Cycle, Seattle

Montlake Bicycle Shop, Seattle

Old Town Bicycle, Gig Harbor

Scott’s Cycle and Sports, Kennewick

The Bicycle Repair Shop, Seattle

Reed Cycle, Eagle ID

Reed Cycle, Eagle ID


Fitzgerald Bicycles, Victor

George’s Cycles, Boise

Idaho Mountain Touring, Boise

Reed Cycle, Eagle


Bike Gallery Portland, Portland

Bike N Hike, Portland


River City Bicycles, Portland

River City Bicycles, Portland

Cyclepath, Portland

Hutch’s Bicycles, Bend

River City Bicycles, Portland

Splendid Cycles, Portland

Western Bikeworks, Portland


A Road Bike 4U, Irvine

Alameda Bicycle, Alameda

Anywhere Bicycle Repair, San Diego

Bicycle John’s Santa Clarita, Santa Clarita

Bicycle Warehouse, San Diego

Bicycle Works, Napa

Bicycles Plus, Folsom


Anywhere Bicycle Repair

Anywhere Bicycle Repair

Bike Attack, Santa Monica

Bike Station Aptos, Aptos

Black Mountain Bicycles, San Diego

Centripedal, Fremont

City Cycle, Corte Madera

Concept Cyclery, Morgan Hill

Cyclery USA, Redlands

Eden Bicycles, Eden Valley

Hank & Frank Bicycles, Lafayette


Spoke Folk Cyclery

Spoke Folk Cyclery

Healdsburg Spoke Folk Cyclery, Healdsburg

Jax Bicycle Center, Irvine

Ken’s Bike-Ski-Board, Davis

Livermore Cyclery, Livermore

Newbury Park Bicycle Shop, Newbury Park

Nytro Multisport, Encinitas

Palo Alto Bicycles, Palo Alto

Pasadena Cyclery, Pasadena

Rock N’ Road Cyclery, Mission Viejo

Steven’s Bicycles, Clovis and Fresno



Windsor Bicycle Center

Windsor Bicycle Center

Sunnyside Bicycles, Fresno

The Bike Shop, Redding 

Topanga Creek Bicycles, Topanga

Windsor Bicycle Center, Windsor

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  1. Thank you for the awesome bike shop dealers list. These will be very useful for my bike later on.

  2. Did you know any bike dealer in Wisconsin than please share it here we are looking for some that supply bike things in Wisconsin.

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