What kind of bike is best for San Francisco?

Types of bikes

  • A commuter (aka street, city, or hybrid) will be good for rides up to 20 miles on city streets.
  • The best bike for long distance rides is a road bike.
  • If you are going mountain biking, get a mountain bike.
  • Folding bikes can compact for storing or taking on mass transit.

Is Mike’s bikes reliable?

Mike’s Bikes reviews are positive, with many people commenting on the fantastic customer service, which has led to the brand having 4.5/5 stars on Facebook. As well as their physical stores, you can also buy bikes and gear online from their website: mikesbikes.com.

How many locations does Mike’s bikes have?

We now operate 12 wildly successful stores across the greater SF Bay Area, drawing customers from all over Northern California and creating thousands of new bike enthusiasts every year. Each of our stores dominates its market and we’re now the largest independent bike dealer in America!

Does Mike’s bikes price match?

Should our own price be reduced, present us with your original receipt within 30 days of purchase and we will match the price and refund you the difference.

Is biking in SF Safe?

Absolutely. Very safe, getting safer every day—and the sooner you get on the road, safer still. The more cyclists there are on the road, the less likely it is that a mishap will occur. Some data: There are 82,000 trips made by bicycle every day in San Francisco.

How long does Mike’s Bikes take to ship?

All international orders are shipped via UPS and we currently offer two options: UPS Express Saver (delivery guaranteed in 1 – 3 days) and UPS Expedited (delivery guaranteed in 2 – 5 days). Both options are insured and trackable.

What is Wheelsmith Gold Label Assembly?

We go above and beyond for online customers with our Wheelsmith Gold Label Assembly. That means our experts unpack your bike, assemble and fine-tune it, then carefully repackage and send it your way.

What bike height should I get?

#1 – Simple Size Chart

Your Height Bike Frame Size
4-11″ – 5’3″ 13 – 15 inches
5’3″ – 5’7″ 15 – 16 inches
5’7″ – 5’11” 16 – 17 inches
5’11” – 6’2″ 17-19 inches

Can I trade in my specialized bike?

We take trade-in bikes that meet these requirements: Bike must be a bike shop quality brand (ex. Specialized, Trek, Giant, Cannondale, etc.). Bikes from big box retailers are not accepted.