Best of Boston

BEST Bike Shop

2012 BEST Bike Shop

Ferris Wheels

Jamaica Plain

Roll your bike into a fix-it shop with a flat, and within seconds, some sneering mechanic is bound to make you feel hopelessly stupid. Fortunately, there are no snobby gearheads at Ferris Wheels, just honest staffers with a genuine love… read more»

2011 BEST Bike Shop, West

Belmont Wheelworks

Belmont

It’s a department store for all things two-wheeled, including high-end mountain bikes, comfort cruisers, and racing cycles. Wheelworks also stocks an impressive selection of junior models, plus trailer bikes, toddler seats, and tagalongs for tykes. But the company’s specialties are… read more»

2011 BEST Bike Shop

Landry’s Bicycles

Boston

For its impressive size, central location, and huge inventory, Landry’s gets our vote. The staff has consistently serviced our two-wheelers well and quickly (as we’ve scooted around on Landry’s-issued loaners), and helped us navigate the selection of accessories. And in… read more»

2010 BEST Bike Shop

Landry’s Bicycles

Boston

Bike lanes are popping up everywhere, but two-wheeled travel is still the underdog in this town. Thankfully, Landry’s is positioned to mainstream the biking lifestyle. The shop features a well-rounded selection of commuter, racing, and kids’ models, and there are… read more»

2009 BEST Bike Shop

Landry’s Bicycles

Boston

At Landry’s, the two-wheel equivalent of a BMW showroom, the friendly gearheads are eager to get their customers tricked out, fixed up, or otherwise on the road. The Comm. Ave. outpost offers myriad road bikes, including a top-notch selection from… read more»

2008 BEST Bike Shop

Broadway Bicycle School

Cambridge

Peddling an array of top-notch urban rides—most notably the line of hand-built jobs by Holliston’s A.N.T. and the store’s own vaunted Broadway commuting bikes—BBS also serves as the hub of the local cycling scene. Repair classes and cheap workspace rentals… read more»

2007 BEST Bike Shop

Wheelworks

Somerville

A beacon for tattooed bicycle messengers and hard-core triathletes, Wheelworks also welcomes weekend pedalers and the merely bike-curious. The knowledgeable folks behind the counter will not only set you up with a sweet ride or fix the one you’ve got,… read more»

2006 BEST Bike Shop
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International Bicycle Center

Allston

IBC mechanics are so thorough in teaching you to fix your bike, you may never need to go back to their Boston or Newton shops. But go back you will, if not for a new ride, then for parts, accessories,… read more»

2005 BEST Bike Shop

Wheelworks

Somerville

What do former Olympians, triathletes, and collegiate cycling champs know about bikes? A lot—and many of them work at Wheelworks. So whether you’re a commuter, recreational cyclist, or professional competitor, the amiable staff here can help you select the right… read more»

2004 BEST Bike Shop

Ata Cycle

Cambridge

The expert bicyclists who double as the sales staff of ATA not only love to ride, they love to ride what they sell: a wide selection of bikes, accessories, and parts ranging from recreational hybrids to top-of-the-line racing models. A… read more»