Having a well-functioning bike is imperative to any rider, whether you go out once a week or once a month. If you’re a part of the Critical Mass movement here in South Florida, it’s even more important. Whether your bike experiences normal wear and tear or endures a sudden malfunction, a local, reputable bike repair shop will be your best friend. The shops listed here are among South Florida’s best for their years of experience, in-depth knowledge, budding enthusiasm and most importantly, superior service.
1346 E. Hillsboro Blvd.
Deerfield Beach, FL 33441
This team of certified experts are aptly qualified to service all makes and models of bicycles (in addition to those once sold at the shop). Customers can come in for free estimates, which include a detailed explanation of the work that needs to be done to fully service or repair the bike. Three options for tune-ups are offered, including basic and major tune-ups covering things like gear and break adjustments and safety inspections. You can make an appointment for your convenience, but the shop gladly welcomes walk-ins as well. You can persue the extensive inventory of bikes, accessories and gear while you wait.
The Scoot, Skate & Bike Co.
275 NE 18th St.
Miami, FL 33132
At The Scoot, Skate & Bike Co., the focus is convenience, personalization and quality. Its midtown location and hours of operation (open seven days a week) make it extremely convenient for cyclists needing repairs. It’s a full-service bike shop, specializing in repair and refurbishing on all makes and models. Its inventory includes a wide variety of bicyle parts if you’re looking to customize your bike. Customers have used sites like Google to offer rave reviews of their experience.
Related: Best Bike Paths In Miami
Bell’s Bicycles And Repair
1951 NE 163rd St.
North Miami Beach, FL 33162
Bell’s Bicycles has become a neighborhood landmark, spending the last 20 years in the same location. Its wide range of services include bicycle repair, sales and upgrades. Customers are impressed with the affordable prices and attentive staff. Repair services include minor to major and the work involved utilizes state-of-the-art technology. As a boutique store, you can expect personal attention from experienced professionals. Its full-service website even offers free biking advice for an optimal riding experience.
11606 N. Kendall Drive
Miami, FL 33176
Tune-up services are one of the many specialties at Bike Masters. With separate choices for basic riding or bike racing, its detailed tune-up services include work on bearing systems and cleaning of component details. You can also go for installation of pedals, saddles, bike chains and more. Service professionals also do wheel and brake repair, safety checks and lube work. This full-service shop offers standard sales of bikes, parts, accessories and nutritional products.
Related: Best Cycle Shops In Miami
977 Florida 84
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33315
As bike experts and enthusiasts, the owner and service staff have 40 years of combined experience. These experts can work on any kind of bike, and offer services ranging from minor tune-ups to major bike overhauls. Customers can get a free estimate of the needed services and select from an extensive list of available service, which include tune-up and specific point repairs (brakes, wheels, drivetrains, etc.). You can choose from a standard or deluxe tune-up, or a major overhaul service to get your bike up to optimal performance levels.
For nearly 20 years, Shawanda James has been actively involved in creative writing in Miami, Florida. In addition to her work as a freelance writer, she is actively seeking publication for her debut novel and collection of poetry. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.