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Old 03-01-19, 03:49 PM
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LBSs in the Twin cities

Right now, I'm on the lookout for places with large selections of tires. In general, I enjoy visiting bike shops and looking around, esp if there's a used part section. Also interested in open workshops and classes.
Places I've checked out & liked so far-
St Paul- Mr Michael's
Minneapolis- The Hub
Penn on Lake
Perennial
One on one
Inver Grove- Bike King

Anybody have some good recommendations?

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Old 03-20-19, 10:37 AM
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Originally Posted by tops_pangur_bun View Post
Anybody have some good recommendations?
Hey, late to reply; sorry about that.

If you are in Minneapolis, give the team at velofix a go. We stock a wide selection of tyres and can order pretty much anything you want. Best of all, we will come to you.
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In addition to the shops you mentioned, Freewheel is also a good lbs. Pretty good selection of tires.
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CountyCycles of St. Paul has racks of odd tires. I bought a 1974 Schwinn Suburban there (which I am still riding).
They had in stock the 27" Kenda K34 semi-knobby tires that I wanted.
I also got a (I am at a loss as what to call it) rear-rack-with-spring-loaded-clamp, that I use every trip to carry stuff. I cannot find anything as good lately.
Got some fenders and new tires for another 27" bike.
Got a thumb shifter kit to retrofit the other bike that had the shifter between the knees.
Got city-bike handle bars.

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