Spring is here, and it’s time to take advantage of the nice days. Denver is one of the best cities in the country in which to travel by bike, and there are plenty of shops around. Whether you need to take your bike in for a tune-up or want a new one to ride around this summer, there is a shop in the area that meets your needs. Casual cyclists and hardcore riders alike will love these stores.
839 Pearl St.
Boulder, CO 80302
Not only does University Bicycles offer a wide range of bikes for the varied terrain in and around Boulder, it also offers specialized items like trailers, tools and accessories. The staff loves outdoor activity and will help you choose the right bike. University Bicycles even offers a map of some of the best rides in Boulder for people who are new in town or simply want to explore the city anew. Staff members are friendly and courteous without pressuring, so you can find the right bike for your needs.
Salvagetti Bicycle Workshop
3800 Irving St.
Denver, CO 80211
For a great bike for any situation, check out the inventory at Salvagetti. Offering a wide range of high-quality bikes from many different manufacturers, Salvagetti is a quality shop for novices and experts alike. Selling bikes for all conditions, including snow, this shop is perfect for the hardcore cyclists who bike everywhere all year long. If you happen to snap a chain or blow a tire, the shop also has fast, quality repair services. If you want to save a few bucks, the shop also offers clearance bikes and demo bikes.
2102 S. Washington St.
Denver, CO 80210
Whether you want to get fit, use your bike as a means of transportation, enjoy one of Denver’s many parks or trek through the mountains, you can find the perfect bike at Campus Cycles. Carrying the best bikes from MirraCo, Giant Bikes and more, this is a cyclist’s heaven. The store is dedicated to making people passionate about cycling. In addition to bikes, it also offers classes and other special events like races. Campus Cycles has a financing program for qualified buyers, so if you can’t swing the whole cost up front, you can pay in installments while enjoying your bike.
2538 W. 32nd Ave.
Denver, CO 80211
The employees at Jinji Cycles care about customers and their bikes. Come in and have Jinji’s staff help you choose your new bike, or stop by when you need a tune-up. Either way, this shop will handle your bike with care the way you would. With some of the best road bikes around from brands like Felt, Handsome Devil and more, you can find the perfect road bike. This shop will also customize your bike to your own personal preference, so your ride will be as smooth as possible.
3316 Tejon St., Suite 101 & 103
Denver, CO 80211
A comprehensive shop offering everything you need for your bicycling needs, Colorado Cycling Connection is perfect for mountain bikers and city cyclists alike. With bikes from Schwinn, Norco, GT, Haro and more, this shop has everything you need to take a tour of the mountains or bike to work. Sales clerks are not only passionate about cycling, they also know the customers, so they can help you choose your bike. They can also help you out with parts if anything on your bike happens to break.
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Alaina Brandenburger is a freelance writer living in Denver. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.