In an area that is so dense and traffic-ridden, it makes sense that many Bostonians are opting to commute by bike. In recent years, towns in the Greater Boston area have been making efforts to redesign their streets to be wider and safer for cyclists to ride on. Although altering streets can be a long and arduous process, Boston has also seen the implementation of pop-up protected bike lanes, which have proven to be effective for safer riding all around the region.
18 Bartlett Square, Jamaica Plain, MA, 02130 - (617) 522-0226
Bike Not Bombs is a non-profit that rebuilds reclaimed bikes from the community and offers bicycle mechanic training to youth and adults. To continue furthering their mission, all of Bikes Not Bombs’ bike sales and repairs profits go toward funding their youth and international partnerships.
181 Market Street, Lowell, MA, 01852 - (978) 446-3949
City Bicycle is a local bike shop in Lowell that serves the entire Merrimack valley region. Whether you bike for fun or are a serious bicycle commuter, they can help you out. City Bicycle also provides maintenance and repair services for all types of bikes.
There are over 40 cities in the Greater Boston area with plenty of bike shops to serve their local neighborhoods. While not all bike shops carry Detroit Bikes yet, you can order our bikes to be shipped to any bike store for assembly. Here are a few other bike stores in Boston that locals love.
496 Tremont Street, Boston, MA 02118 - (617) 542-8623
Located in Boston’s South End, Community Bicycle Supply sells bicycles and offers many bicycle services, including tuneups, repairs, adjustments, parts and accessory installations, and bike assembly.
362 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02115 - (617) 247-2336
Commute in style and stop by Back Bay Bicycles if you’re in the Boston area. They also hosts group rides every Monday from March to September. Whether you’re in need of a new bike or wanting to meet fellow riders, Back Bay Bicycles has you covered.
1001 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138- (617) 958-1727
Crimson Bikes is located right near Harvard and MIT in Cambridge. Visit their store to shop for bikes and accessories, as well as maintenance and repair services. They also offer pick up and delivery for new bikes or repairs anywhere within 30 miles of Boston.
If you have a favorite Boston bike shop that doesn’t carry Detroit Bikes yet, or if you represent a bike shop in the area and want to carry our bikes, feel free to contact us.
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