Biking has long been a favorite outdoor sport especially during the temperate spring months. With so many different bike trails, parks, and scenic routes right here in Baltimore, biking is a great way to enjoy the weather and explore this fantastic city. If you are in the market for a new bike or if your bike could use a tune up before you head out this spring, check out these great Baltimore-based repair shops.
Twenty20 Cycling Company
725 W. 36th St.
Baltimore, Md. 21211
Twenty20 Cycling boasts quality brands you can trust. They not only sell the equipment you need, but can attest to its quality from personal experience. This shop has been a community staple since 2010. Not only do they advocate for the local biking community and promote local racing in and around Baltimore, they also host weekly bike rides open to anyone of any skill level. They offer repairs, fitness advice for bicyclists and rentals. Check out their website and blog for more information.
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6239 Falls Rd.
Baltimore, Md. 21209
Get a free coffee mug just for stopping by! This shop is a piece of Baltimore history. They have been open since 1936 and are proud to have been serving the community for over 75 years. This is a family run business. While bicycling is the heart and soul of their store, they sell equipment for a variety of sports including tennis, swimming and skiing. Every bicycle sold is put together in the store and you receive one full year of free service should any problem arise.
Light Street Cycles
1124 Light St.
Light Street is sure to have what you need from jogging strollers and beginner bikes, to racing bikes for the most seasoned athlete. The list of products available through Light Street is endless. They offer sales, repairs, and information on local bicycling meetup groups. While they consider themselves to be a full-service repair shop, they do not offer services pertaining to metal or frame work. Customers are encouraged to call or stop by for inquiries regarding services not listed on their site.
Joe’s Bike Shop
723 S. Broadway, Suite B
Baltimore, Md. 21231
5813 Falls Rd.
Baltimore, Md. 21209
With two convenient locations, Joe’s Bike Shop is here to serve you. They offer classes, camps, repairs, sales, and rentals. Patrons rave about the store’s helpful staff members, who are willing to go the extra mile to fix your flat tire or give you a tune up — and show you how to do some of it yourself. Check out their website for upcoming events, races, pictures, and to sign up to receive their monthly newsletter.
Baltimore Bicycle Works
1813 Falls Road
Baltimore, Md. 21201
There is no doubt that the people of Baltimore Bicycle Works are passionate about the work they do. Their dream is to get as many people into the culture of cycling as possible. Their doors are open to welcome all members of the bicycling community, from the newest to the most experienced. Every member of the store is an equal owner of the shop, so no matter who you speak to, you are speaking with someone who is passionate and truly cares about the customer. They offer sales, rentals, parts, used bikes and repairs. Check out their website for more information on how this unique store is run and find a link to their blog.
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