Best Of Home

A Guide To The Best Bike Shops In DFW

October 1, 2011 6:00 AM

View Comments
Photo Credit: Bicycle Plus Texas

Photo Credit: Bicycle Plus Texas

As we finally get a break from the brutal summer heat, a bike ride in this growing crisp weather sounds so refreshing. Doesn’t it? Well, whether you’re already a biking regular or it’s a new sport you’ve always wanted to indulge in – you need the lowdown on how and where to take care of you ride. Here is a list of some of the best local shops in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

beginner A Guide To The Best Bike Shops In DFW

Photo Credit: Bicyles Inc.

Bicycles, Inc. has four store locations in the DFW area and they love helping new cyclers get started. From choosing the right equipment, to educating you about the latest innovations in bike development, they understand everyone starts out as a beginner and they believe that no question is stupid.  I love the list they have put together on how to buy the best bike for you. They also offer a copious list of places to ride your bike in the area, including off road, tracks, BMX, etc.  Check them out.

Arlington
5739 SW Green Oaks Blvd
Arlington, TX 76017
817-572-2453

Hours: M-F 10 a.m.-7:00 p.m. | Sat: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. | Sun: 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Fort Worth
5125 Granbury Rd.
Fort Worth, TX 76133
817-292-2911

Hours: M-F 10 a.m.-7:00 p.m. | Sat: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. | Sun: 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Hurst
143 E Harwood
Hurst, TX 76054
817-268-6572 (Metro)

Hours: M-F 10 a.m.-7:00 p.m. | Sat: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. | Sun: 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Keller
101 Town Center Lane, Suite 109
Keller, TX 76248
817-379-2453 (metro)

Hours: M-F 10 a.m.-7:00 p.m. | Sat: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. | Sun: 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Website for all locations: http://bicyclesinc.com/

grapevine bike center A Guide To The Best Bike Shops In DFW

Photo Credit: Grapevine Bike Center

Bike Center has two locations- one in Mansfield and one in Grapevine. They sell bikes as well as service and repair them onsite. They are passionate about helping you find the bike that fits you right and I love this list of the best foods to eat to help you ride stronger and longer.  They give great tips on how to deal with bad dogs when you’re riding as well.

Grapevine
1106 W. Northwest Hwy
Grapevine, Texas 76051
(817) 488-2999

Hours: M-F 10 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. | Sat: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. | Sun: 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Mansfield
121 W. Debbie Lane #105
Mansfield, Texas 76063
(817)-473-8200

Hours: M-F 10 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. | Sat: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. | Sun: 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Website for both locations: http://grapevinebikecenter.com/

bicycle exchange A Guide To The Best Bike Shops In DFW

Photo Credit: Bicycle Exchange Texas

Bicycle Exchange is located in the historical downtown Carrollton. They not only do service and repair to your bike, but they sell bikes an assortment of bikes that fit your individual lifestyle at a discounted price. I don’t know about you, but I love the phrase “discounted price.” They also offer full repair service and can even track down hard-to-find parts for vintage models.

Carrollton
1305 S. Broadway
Carrollton, Texas  75006
(972)245-5510

Hours: M-F 10 a.m.-7:00 p.m. | Sat: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. | Sun: Closed

Website: http://www.bicycleexchange-texas.com

enava A Guide To The Best Bike Shops In DFW

Photo Credit: Bicycle Plus Texas

Bicycles Plus has three area locations; Coppell, Park Cities and Flower Mound. While they would love to sell you a bike or help you keep your bike maintained, they also have a great section of posts on their site that cover service and maintenance tips (click on the tag Service Tips Maintenance). They also have a great listing of clubs and teams you can ride with here in the DFW area listed under their resource section.

Coppell
757 S. MacArthur Blvd.
Coppell, TX 75019
(972)745-2815

Hours: M-Th 11 a.m.-7:00 p.m. | Fri – Sat: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. | Sun: 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Flower Mound
1901 Long Prairie Road
Flower Mound, TX 75022
(214)513-2604

Hours: M-S 10 a.m. -6:00pm | Sun: 12 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Park Cities
7015 Snider Plaza
Dallas, TX 75205
(214)363-2025

Hours: M-S 10 a.m. -6:00pm | Sun: 12 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Website for all locations: http://www.bicyclesplustx.com/

parts and accessories A Guide To The Best Bike Shops In DFW

Photo Credit: Bicycle Center of Fort Worth

Bicycle Center of Fort Worth is located less than two miles from the Sanson Park Mountain Bike Trails in Fort Worth.  Bicycle Center of Fort Worth not only wants to help you have an amazing outdoor adventure but they carry (in stock) top of the line brands and offer no interest financing.  And not only do they have a variety of tune up packages, if you purchase your bike from them, they will give you lifetime free service.  How cool is that?

5434 River Oaks Boulevard
Fort Worth, Texas 76114
(817)377-1925

Hours: M-F 10 a.m.-6:00 p.m. | Sat: 10 a.m. – 4p.m. | Sun: Closed

Websitehttp://www.bicyclecenteroffortworth.com/

Now, we want to hear from you. Where if your favorite bike shop in the DFW area? Why?

Crystal VanTassel is the author of Crystal & Co., a mommy resource site.  She finds mommy related solutions for herself and others, as she navigates through the journey of mommyhood while raising five wild boys.  You can contact Crystal directly at crystalandcomp@yahoo.com.

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus