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Good Bike shops in San Francisco?

Old 01-11-07, 01:49 PM
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Good Bike shops in San Francisco?

I just moved here, and I'd like to find a bike shop or two with helpful staff, good selection, reasonable prices, you know...

Anyway, I ride a fixie commuter to work, but I'm also interested in road and mountain-biking, so it'd be cool too find a place that's not too much of a track/fixie-only place.

I know there's a bunch of people in SF on here, so I figure you guys could give me some pointers to decent shops.

Thanks.

Also, the title's supposed to say "shops". I'd edit it, but we're not allowed to edit titles, for no apparent reason.

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Old 01-11-07, 01:52 PM
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freewheel, montano velo oakland, refried cycles, american cyclery for starters
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if "real messengers" aren't carrying packages, they fill their bags with bricks. Hardcore.
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well, at least you saved me an hour on google image search.
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glad to see I'm not the only one with a rye(?) sense of humor..

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right, I was mixing it up with the sandwich. Good call on Fat Tire!

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Old 01-11-07, 07:48 PM
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freewheel on hayes between ashbury and clayton. the best.
boxdog on 14th is decent, american cyclery marks everything up by like 200%.
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freewheel on hayes between ashbury and clayton. the best.
boxdog on 14th is decent, american cyclery marks everything up by like 200%.
Go with www.boxdogbikes.com/aboutus2.php for sure, Co-op and quite nice too. American Cyclery are a bunch of crooks and damn stuck up as well. Freewheel is owned by the same individual that owns Valencia Cycle and I really can't tell you much more than that..
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boxdog is decent, I still make the trip across the city to freewheel though, travis is the king of customer service, and they have stands and tools you can use for a small co-op-ish fee. they also have a good selection. but yeah, either is a good choice, just don't get raped by american cyclery...
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roaring mouse has been really cool to me so far, on 15th & irving. super convenient for me since i'm on 42nd
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refried cycles on Haight is a very good shop too.
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