Stop at any street corner and you'll know bikes are taking over New York City. This is leading to a whole new market for Manhattan bike shops ready to outfit you in the latest helmet fashions, teach you about bike mechanics, or simply put air in your tires during a day of riding.
At the very east end of Grand Street lies Frank's Bike Shop, a beloved neighborhood institution. Beyond your usual gear, they also do day rentals.
Owned by vocal biking proponents, this Nolita shop is perfect for helping those overwhelmed by the bike world.
An oldie, but goodie. Gotham Bikes has the gear you need, and also does hourly rentals for visitors.
NYC Velo's wonderful customer service may come from the fact that all employees bike to work, so they understand exactly what you need.
Innovation's relies on over two decades of racing experience to assist you with all your biking needs.
Beginners are welcome, but Chari & Co has built its reputation around pricey Japanese brands and threads for serious bikers.
Landmark Vintage is for those who have a nostalgia for steel frames that will last a lifetime. The staff is constantly restoring old beauties and enough are in demand that they've moved across the street.
Though Ciel is the New York outpost for a German bike company, they get rave reviews for fixing anything you bring them.
Adeline Adeline is where bikers go to remember their romance with their wheels. And to buy quality stylish gear.