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Old 06-27-11, 10:15 PM
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Need help with referral to a good bike shop in San Francisco

My daughter lives and rides in San Francisco. Her bike needs some repairs. I would like a recommendation for a good bike shop near the University of San Francisco. Preferably the shop will have reasonable rates, helpful staff and good in assisting newbies.

She uses her bike for commuting, so a shop geared to "weekend warriors" may not be right for her.

Any help will be greatly appreciated.

Thanks
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American Cyclery, on Stanyan just across the Haight from USF. Those guys have always treated me with tremendous respect, even when I was an ignorant beginning commuter looking for advice. The place *LOOKS* like it is geared toward top-end spandex-and-carbon-fiber-knows-every-Tour-rider-by-smell cyclists, but they're really good folks who love bicycles.
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I have to agree Aerican Cyclery is very good. Just "Yelp" bike shops in SF.
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Old 06-29-11, 06:52 AM
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Seanholio and Philipaparker, thanks for your recommendations. I will pass the info along to my daughter. I will let you know how she liked the shop. Again, thanks.
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Originally Posted by eja_ bottecchia View Post
Seanholio and Philipaparker, thanks for your recommendations. I will pass the info along to my daughter. I will let you know how she liked the shop. Again, thanks.
A quick update regarding my request for a bike shop referral in the SF area.


My daughter went to American Cyclery and she was very happy with the service that she received there. The shop was everything that the two of you said it was and more!

So, once again, thank you very much for your recommendation.

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Old 07-08-11, 10:57 PM
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See how helpful bikeforums is? Now there are also a few guys here who might be interested if you want to find a nice son-in-law who likes cycling...
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Old 07-12-11, 10:13 PM
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See how helpful bikeforums is? Now there are also a few guys here who might be interested if you want to find a nice son-in-law who likes cycling...
I might like the idea of a cycling SIL, especially if he is also a bike mechanic.

Problem is, my daughters have all been raised as Princesses...marrying any of them is not for the faint of heart.
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Old 07-12-11, 10:26 PM
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+1 on American. Every time i've been there they've been nothing but nice and helpful.
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