Finding the Right Bike Shop for You
There are about a dozen different bike shops in the Memphis area, most of which cater to both the needs of the beginning cyclist to the more advanced and experienced one. While there may be differences in what each bike shop sells, their pricing, or what they specialize in, all of them are interested in serving the ever-growing number of cyclists in our area. Regardless of which shop that you chose, it always best to buy from a local area bike shop whenever you can. Here is a more comprehensive list of bicycle shops in Tennessee. Even though you might find some lower priced cycling-related merchandise on the Internet, the primary advantage of buying locally is that you are supporting businesses & jobs within the Memphis area & you have the convenience factor of quickly getting & easily returning something when you buy from a store nearby. This is especially important when buying higher priced, high-end bikes. In these cases, it is always highly recommended that these be bought from a local area bike shop so that they can be properly fitted for your comfort & size. Here is a list of Memphis area bike shops that you have to chose from:
All About Bikes
The All About Bikes Bicycle Shop (http://allaboutbikesllc.com/) has the following location: 621 S. Mendenhall Road, Memphis, TN (Phone: 901-767-6240). Their facebook page is: https://www.facebook.com/allaboutbikesllc. They are open 10 - 6 on Monday - Friday & 10 - 5 on Saturday.
The Bikesmith (http://www.bikesmithtruck.com/) is located at 509 N. Hollywood St. in Memphis, TN (Phone 901-871-2453) with a mobile bike retail and repair service (Phone: 901-767-6240). Their email address is: firstname.lastname@example.org and their facebook page is: https://www.facebook.com/TheBikesmithTruck. They are open 10 - 6 on Tuesday - Saturday.
Bikes Plus, Inc.
The Bikes Plus, Inc. Bicycle Shop (http://www.bikesplus.net) has the following locations:
7707 Hwy 64, Stage Road, Bartlett, TN (Phone: 901-385-8788) & 9445 Poplar Ave, Germantown, TN (Phone: 901-755-7233). They offer a free monthly Tire Changing Clinic every third Saturday at 2:00 pm. Their facebook page is: https://www.facebook.com/BikesPlus & they are @Bikesplusmem on twitter. They are open 10 - 6 on Monday - Friday, 10 - 5 on Saturday & 1 - 5 on Sunday.
Bike the Planet (formerly RB's Cyclery, Inc.)
Bike the Planet (biketheplanetmemphis.com) has the following location:
2965 N. Germantown Rd, Memphis, TN (Phone: 901-937-4669). They offer a free maintenance clinic on the first Saturday of every month. They are open 10 - 6 on Monday - Saturday.
The Bike World Bicycle Shop (http://www.bikeworldtn.com/) has the following location:
3660 Houston Levee Rd, Suite 101, Collierville, TN (Phone: 901-853-5569). They offer an occasional free Bicycle Repair 101 Course. Their facebook page is: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Bike-World/169983036360347. They are open 10 - 6 on Monday - Saturday.
Peddler Bicycle Shops
The Peddler Bicycle Shop (http://www.peddlerbikeshop.com) has the following locations:
3548 Walker Ave, Memphis, TN (Phone: 901-327-4833 or 4834),
1140 Germantown Parkway, Cordova, TN (Phone: 901-758-9770, 2095 Exeter Road, Germantown, TN (Phone: 901-757-8485), 3075 E. Goodman Rd in Southaven, MS & the Peddler Electric Bike Shop, (Phone: 901-522-9757). Their facebook page is: https://www.facebook.com/peddler.bikeshop. They are open 9 - 6 on Monday - Friday, 9 - 5 on Saturday at their Walker & Goodman locations, 10 - 7 on Monday - Friday, 10 - 5 on Saturday for their Germantown store. All stores are open 1 - 5 on Sunday.
Midtown Bike Company
The Midtown Bike Company (http://www.midtownbikecompany.com) is located at:
517 South Main Street, Memphis, TN (Phone: (901-522-9757). Their facebook page is: https://www.facebook.com/MidtownBikeMemphis & they are @MidtownBike on twitter. They are open 10 - 2:30 & 4:30 - 6 on Monday - Friday and 10 - 5 on Saturday.
Outdoors, Inc. (http://www.outdoorsinc.com/) has the following locations:
833 N. Germantown Pkwy, Memphis, TN (Phone: 755-2271),
5245 Poplar Ave, Memphis, TN (Phone: 901-767-6790), 610 National St., Memphis (Phone: 324-2506), and
1710 Union Ave, Memphis, TN (Phone: 901-722-8988). Their facebook page is: https://www.facebook.com/OutdoorsInc & they are @Outdoors_Inc on twitter.
They are open 10 - 6 on Monday - Sunday.
Victory Bicycle Studio
Victory Bicycle Studio (victorybicyclestudio.com/) are located at 2549 Broad Ave, Memphis, TN (Phone: 746-8466). They offer a free bike maintenance class every Wednesday at 6 pm & are currently offering a free training package for the 3 State 3 Mountain Challenge. Contact Robert@victorybicyclestudio.com for details on the training package. Their facebook page is: https://www.facebook.com/victorybicyclestudio & they are @VictoryMemphis on twitter. They are open 11 - 6 on Tuesday - Friday, 11 - 4 on Saturday & 1 - 4 on Sunday.
Oasis Bike Shop
The Oasis Bike Shop (http://www.oasis-of-hope.com/oasis-bike-shop.htm) is located at 1294 North Thomas St, Memphis, TN (Phone: 577-0013). It is a non-profit, community outreach ministry that provides bikes to those in need. Their facebook page is: https://www.facebook.com/OasisBikeShop.
Revolutions Bicycle Co-op
The Revolutions Bicycle Cooperative (formerly the Revolutions Community Bicycle Shop) (http://revolutionsmemphis.wordpress.com/) has the following location:
1000 S. Cooper Ave, Memphis, TN (First Congregational Church). It is a community outreach ministry that hosts group bike rides and offers an open maintenance and retail shop, educational programs and training, bicycle rentals, a bicycle lodge, maintenance repairs and parts, and an opportunity to purchase reasonably priced reconditioned and refurbished bikes.
Their facebook page is: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Revolutions-Community-Bicycle-Shop/121346719357.
If you want to shop from a store on-line, this is a link that should be helpful in comparing and deciding which one(s) to choose from: http://bike-shop-review.toptenreviews.com/ . Here are a few links to some on-line stores: bicyclebuys.com, bikesdirect.com, Performance Bicycle, and Western Bike Works. You can also find more on eBay & on Craigslist too.
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Greenline Bicycle Rentals
Greenline Bicycle Rentals (http://www.shelbyfarmspark.org/bike) is at the corner of Farm Road & Mullins Station Road (at the entrance to the Shelby Farms Greenline) in Memphis, TN (Phone: 901-679-7211 or contact them via email at email@example.com). They are open 8 - 3 on Saturday - Sunday.