Laurels
Best Bicycle Repair
Shops in Boston
2017

Why These Bicycle Repair Shops?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored bicycle repair shops on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analysed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best bicycle repair shops in Boston, MA.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Apex Velo

Apex Velo is a Newton bicycle shop offering "quality products, industry-leading bike fittings, and expert service." The shop's mechanics have at least 20 years of industry experience and offer a menu of individual repairs and comprehensive services. A professional tune-up is $150, while a professional tune-up with drivetrain cleaning is $250. The store's hours are 11 am to 7 pm on Tuesday through Friday, 10 am to 5 pm on Saturday, and noon to 4 pm on Sunday.

Newton, MA(617) 244-3970

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Assabet River Bicycles

Assabet River Bicycles is a full-service bicycle retailer in Hudson selling a range of bicycles and offering repairs, restorations, custom wheels, and fittings. The shop's mechanics have been building, repairing, and restoring bicycles for over 40 years and occasionally teach repair classes on fixing flat tires, replacing shifter cables, brake maintenance, and overall care and service.

Hudson, MA(978) 568-0000

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Beverly Bikes

Beverly Bikes is a Beverly company owned and operated by a father-son team that sells and repairs bicycles. Repair services are performed on a first come, first served basis and no appointments are necessary. Most tune-ups are completed within 24 hours and typically cost $80 regardless of bicycle brand and condition. The company also picks up and delivers bicycles for a small fee.

Beverly, MA(978) 338-5663

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Bicycle Belle

Bicycle Belle is a bicycle shop in Somerville specializing in city and cargo bicycles "set up for everyday life" with chainguards, fenders, racks, lights, and kickstands. The company was established in 2013 and features a monthly cocktail hour called Belles Who Bike for women of all ages and riding experience to socialize every third Friday of the month. The shop offers service repairs and regular maintenance for all kinds of bicycles, including cargo and electric bicycles. Repair hours are Tuesday through Friday, 10 am to 6 pm.

Somerville, MA(617) 661-0969

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Bike Boom

Bike Boom in Somerville is a full-service bicycle shop specializing in affordable, high-quality bicycle repair and offering a selection of used and new bicycles under $400. A standard flat repair is $15, a standard tune-up is $50, and a complete tune-up is $70.

Somerville, MA(617) 627-9801

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Busted Knuckle Bikes

Busted Knuckle Bikes in Roslindale offers bicycle repairs, sales, parts, gear, and consultations for finding the right bicycle. The shop carries an extensive line of bicycles, including Tern folding bicycles and Niner mountain bicycles. Free services include tire inflation, lubricating oil, repair advice, and repair and crash damage estimates. The shop also provides safety checks, tune-ups, specialty repairs, and wheel builds.

Roslindale, MA(617) 942-2900

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Cambridge Bicycle

Cambridge Bicycle is an independently owned and operated Cambridge company with 15 years of industry experience. The store was awarded one of Bicycle Retailer magazine's Top 100 retailers in 2012 and has been named Boston's Best Bike Shop by DigThis for six years. The shop can repair flat tires, brakes, drivetrains, wheels, and all other elements of a bicycle. Regular tune-ups are also available and estimates are always free.

Cambridge, MA(617) 876-6555

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Cycle Lodge

Cycle Lodge is a locally owned and operated Pembroke company created by two cyclists with over 25 years of experience in the industry. One of the shop's commitments is serving female cyclists. The company won an America's Best Bike Shop award in 2016 and an Interbike Award in 2015. Repair services include a la carte adjustments and minor tweaks, tune-ups, custom wheel building, overhauls, and bicycle builds.

Pembroke, MA(781) 826-2822

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Giant Cycling World

Giant Cycling World is a Boston company established in 2010 and currently selling bicycles, gear, cycling accessories, and offering repair services. The company fixes all types and brands of bicycles and also offers professional fitting services. A basic tune-up is $65 and includes a full safety inspection. A performance tune-up is $85 and provides a 50% discount on parts and accessory installation.

Boston, MA(617) 424-6400

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Hub Bicycle

Hub Bicycle is a woman-owned Cambridge bicycle shop selling parts and gear and offering repair services. A basic tune-up for a single-speed bicycle is $55 and includes shifting adjustment and chain tension adjustment. A multi-speed bicycle tune-up is $75 and includes frame cleaning, chain and cable lubrication, brake adjustment, and other services.

Cambridge, MA(617) 441-2500

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JRA Cycles

JRA Cycles in Medford is Boston's "best full-service bicycle shop." The company sells bicycles, parts, accessories, and clothing and features a service department to offer repairs. The shop received America's Best Bike Shops award in 2014, 2015, and 2016. A standard tune-up is between $75 and $100, while a standard plus tune-up is between $120 and $150.

Medford, MA(781) 391-3636

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Paramount Bicycle

Paramount Bicycle in Somerville has over 35 years of experience in the industry and specializes in bicycle repairs and custom builds. A basic tune-up is between $55 and $65 and a deluxe tune-up is $135. Additional services include wheel and rim service, chain repair, brake service and repair, bottom bracket service, and total overhauls. The shop also sells new and used bicycles.

Somerville, MA(617) 666-6072

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Revolution Bicycle Repair

Revolution Bicycle Repair in Jamaica Plain opened its doors in 2004 to sell used and new bicycles and to offer repair services. Appointments are not necessary and estimates for labor are always free. Flat repairs are $14, tune-ups are generally $60, and wheel builds are $40. Prices vary according to bicycle type and condition. The shop is open every day except for Tuesdays.

Jamaica Plain, MA(617) 524-5510

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Ride Studio Cafe

Ride Studio Cafe is a "friendly, professional, convenient" cycling shop and cafe in Lexington. The company combines a high-end bicycle shop with an urban cafe and provides a "warm, inviting, and friendly" environment. Services include professional bicycle fitting to ensure ideal riding comfort and posture, and repairs such as comprehensive rebuilding, professional overhauls, and cleaning and detailing. A full bike build costs between $280 and $413 and the company works with all frame brands and kit types.

Lexington, MA(339) 970-0187

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Somervelo

Somervelo is a bicycle workshop in Somerville created by two seasoned mechanics "striving to bring a positive environment of integrity and community to Somerville and Greater Boston." Appointments for service can be booked online. Tune-ups for single-speed bicycles start at $50, standard tune-ups start at $60, and bicycle overhauls start at $200.

Somerville, MA(617) 628-0328

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Steve the Bike Guy

Steve the Bike Guy is a Sherborn company offering bicycle sales, repair services, and accessories. The company's owner holds a USA Cycling Race Mechanics license and is certified by both Park Tool and Shimano. The company was established in 2011 and provides custom bicycle builds, consultations, maintenance, repairs, and a mobile service on Wednesdays where customers can schedule bicycle pick-ups for service and drop offs the next day.

Sherborn, MA(508) 653-4948

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Superb Bicycle

Superb Bicycle is a Boston bicycle shop offering "provisions for cycling" both in person and online. Repair services are usually performed within one weekday and flat tires can be fixed while customers wait. A general tune-up is $70 for multi-speed bicycles and $60 for single-speed bicycles. An individual brake adjustment is $15 while a basic flat repair is $10. Retail store hours are 11 am to 7 pm on Monday through Saturday and noon to 5 pm on Sunday.

Boston, MA(617) 236-0752

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The Bike Stop

The Bike Stop is an Arlington full-service bicycle shop and authorized dealer of Fuji, Breezer, Redline, and additional bicycle brands. Daily and hourly bicycle rentals are available. The company offers a range of repair services including standard tune-ups for $89.99, complete overhauls for $199.99, and custom bicycle builds.

Arlington, MA(781) 646-7867

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Urban Adventours

Urban Adventours is a downtown Boston bicycle shop offering day and evening tours of Boston and Cambridge, rentals, sales, and repair services. A basic tune-up is $74.99 and an advanced tune-up is $99.99. Individual services such as brake adjustment and chain replacement are available a la carte. The company also features a convenient repair pick up for customers and loaner bicycles for repairs over $75.

Boston, MA(617) 670-0637

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Woody's Cyclery

Woody's Cyclery is a Middleton company selling bicycles, parts, wheels, tires, helmets, and other accessories and offering bicycle repair and maintenance. The store also sells vintage bicycles and parts. A basic tune-up is $49.99 while a superior tune-up for all multispeed bicycles is $79.99. The company supports the North Shore Tour de Cure and the Cycle for Shelter charitable organizations.

Middleton, MA(978) 304-1463

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