Tallahassee's Bike Shops Will Get You Out on the Trails

By Visit Tallahassee

Looking for Bicycle Rentals, Repairs, Gear or Advice? Tallahassee’s Bike Shops Have Got You Covered

Whether you are visiting, new to the area or dusting off that bike for the first time in a while, Tallahassee’s friendly bike shops offer everything from bike and rack rentals and full-service maintenance to privately scheduled or group rides with locals. With hundreds of miles of off-road trails, multiuse, paved bike paths, and a Velosolutions pump track right in the middle of it all, Tallahassee trails are sure to delight even the most experienced of riders. Plan your ride today by visiting one of the many bike shops in the area who will help with rentals, equipment and point you to the nearest trail.

 

The Great Bicycle Shop

1909 Thomasville Rd.

(850) 224-7461

Established in 1971, the Great Bicycle Shop has helped generations of families and athletes get the right bike. Offering a full selection of bikes, parts, apparel and accessories, with a knowledgeable staff prepared to get what you need, the shop carries over 15 brands and the most popular include Salsa74, Norco 64, Scott34, Surly30 and Liv21. Thinking about renting or purchasing a bike, the Great Bicycle Shop offers rental bikes. Walk-ins are accepted but making your reservation online is the best way to ensure the preferred bike size and style are ready for pick up when you are ready to hit the road. Thule car racks are also available to rent.


Higher Ground Bicycle Co.

1410 Market St.

(850) 562-2453

Located in Tallahassee’s Market District, Higher Ground’s staff believes a bike can change a life. Higher Ground offers great service, best fit, and best products with a passion for matching rider with the right bike! A full-service shop offering bike repairs and builds and an extensive inventory of bikes, parts, accessories and clothing. The shop also plans scheduled weekly rides. To see the full schedule of events, go to https://highergroundbikes.com/special-events/

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Bicycle House Tallahassee 

458 FAMU Way

(850) 545-4074

Opened in 2010 near Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University (FAMU), the Bicycle House Tallahassee operates as a full-time, nonprofit, donation-based service provider for anyone needing a bicycle or repairs on a bike. The shop’s apprentice/volunteer program offers training in bike and customer service and allows the Bicycle House to continue their mission and prepare the volunteers to work as mechanics in the bicycle repair field. The shop maintains an inventory of donated parts for sale to the general public and hosts group workshops and youth camps, youth bicycle rodeos and adult skills/bike safety training.


Joe’s Bicycle Shop

1637 North Monroe Street

Found at the cottages on Lake Ella, Joe’s Bicycle Shop offers mountain bikes, road bikes, comfort bikes and BMX by Jamis, Raleigh and Diamond Back. Any new bike purchased at Joe’s receives free lifetime service adjustments. The shop also carries bike racks, bags, apparel and more. Good things come in small cottages.


University Cycles

668 West Gaines Street

A full-service bike shop located near Florida State University, the shop offers entry-level bicycles as well as parts and accessories. Brands include KHS, Fuji, Raleigh and SE.


 

David’s World Cycle 

2784 Capital Circle NE

(850) 422-1075

Local, family-owned Florida bike shop specializing in bike sales and service/repair with locations across the state. A full-service bike shop, Dave’s carries Trek Bicycles for all types of riders from kids, recreational, mountain bikes, racing bikes and tri-bikes.

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