Where to Buy Bicycles in Raleigh: 2021

May is Bike Month
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May is Bike Month in Raleigh, and the city has several ways to celebrate. We thought it’d also be a great time to offer a roundup of Raleigh-based bike shops, in case it’s time for you or your child to get a new one. One note from the Bicycle Chain that likely applies to some, if not all of these spots:  “Due to unprecedented demand, there is a nationwide shortage of bikes and accessories.  This has resulted in limited availability of bicycles and equipment at our stores. We’re doing everything we can to improve the situation.  We have new inventory arriving daily, and we’re updating the website multiple times during the day to make this inventory visible to you.”

The Bicycle Chain
9000 Glenwood Ave.
This brand, offering curbside service, also has stores in Apex, Chapel Hill, and Durham. It all started with the Clean Machine store in 1972, which is located in Carrboro.

All-Star Bike Shops
5003 Falls of Neuse Rd. B
1218 Ridge Rd.
This store has served the community since 1978, garnering several awards in that time, and All Star bikes come with one year of free adjustments. The brand also has a Cary location.

Oak City Cycling Project
707 N. Person St.
This independent shop also does communiy events, tune-ups and repairs, outreach programs, and more.

Trek Bicycle Raleigh Holly Park
3020 Wake Forest Rd., Ste. 100
This national brand has inhabited this Holly Park space since 2017. For repairs: “Our skilled technicians will service your bike within 24 hours, or we’ll give you a loaner for free.”

Cycle Logic
1211 Hillsborough St.
This spot has been around since the 1970s, and it offers custom frames, vintage bikes, and much, much more.

Elsewhere in the Triangle:
The Bike Guy
9745 Foneville Rd., Wake Forest

Durham Cycles
756 9th St., Durham

Seven Stars Cycles
309 E. Chapel Hill St., Durham

Tip-Top Cycles
624 Ninth St., Durham

Bullseye Bicycle
102 Morris St., Durham

Durham Bike Co-op
715 Washington St., Durham

Back Alley Bikes
100 Boyd St., Carrboro

108 N. Graham St., Chapel Hill




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