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Old 09-22-22, 06:55 PM
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Anybody have a good recommendation for a bike shop in NYC for maintenance on my 90ís steel frame road bike? Upper Manhattan would be ideal.
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Tread bike shop on Dyckman Street -
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Originally Posted by Trueblood
Tread bike shop on Dyckman Street -
That's the first one that came to mind for me as well. There's also Toga on West End Ave and 64th.
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Originally Posted by Trueblood
Tread bike shop on Dyckman Street -
Originally Posted by zacster
That's the first one that came to mind for me as well.
Any time someone mentions "Upper Manhattan" Tread is gonna come up. They've practically got a monopoly on the Uppermost Manhattan Cycling Community...not because they're such a great shop, but because the local competition pretty much sucks. I mean, within ~20 blocks who else is there? Manny's? Arrow Bikes? puh-leeze...

In fairness, the quality of Tread's service has gotten significantly better in the last ~3-5 years. But if your bike is in need of some genuinely attentive professional service by experienced professionals, you may want to expand your area a bit farther south.
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I mention this only if you ever need something beyond basic maintenance pertaining to steel framesets, i.e. a frame realignment or repair after a crash, etc, but if you're willing to come into Brooklyn, I personally take all of my steel bikes to Harvest Cycles on Myrtle. They are a very old-school shop in that they have a frame jig and alignment table and also offer fabrication and paint in-house. I plan on having extra water bottle cage bosses and a few other braze-ons added to two framesets this winter. All-around great guys offering unpretentious service dedicated to keeping well-loved bikes on the road. As far as I know, they are the only shop that offers these kinds of services in-house.
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