If you’re looking for a bicycle friendly city to live in, put East Lansing on your list. In 2012, East Lansing was listed 7th in the nation for the most commuter cyclists for its population. The city is also home to Michigan State University, and the school itself offers many resources specifically for bicycle commuters. They even have their own MSU bike blog.
You can find a lot of locally-owned bicycle shops in and around East Lansing, and many of them carry Detroit Bikes. If you live in the East Lansing area and are considering commuting to work by bicycle, be sure to test ride one of our commuter bikes today!
1353 E Grand River Ave., East Lansing, MI 48823 - (517) 351-7240
You will find a friendly and knowledgeable team of bicycle experts at Velocipede Peddler. This bike store is a one-stop-shop for everything from bicycle purchases to repair services, and is conveniently located in downtown East Lansing. The staff truly listens and delivers based on their customer’s needs, so it’s no wonder why they have a five star rating on Yelp!
6070 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard #D, Lansing, MI 48911- (517) 882-7003
Eric’s Cycling & Fitness Center is a locally owned and operated full-service bike shop. Locals love the personalized service and advice they get from Eric’s. Whether you’re looking to ride for sport, spinning, or commuting, they will always point you in the right direction.
206 E. Grand River Ave., Old Town, Lansing, MI 48906 - (517) 372-3000
Spin Bicycle Shop in Lansing is a huge advocate of bicycle commuting and another locally owned, full-service bicycle shop. If you’re thinking of going car-free, be sure to drop in and ask for their advice.
2243 W. Grand River Ave., Okemos, MI 48864 - (517) 993-6830
You can find an American Cycle & Fitness just 10 minutes east of East Lansing. They have a wide variety of bicycles, as well as bike fitting and repair services.
814 W Main Street, Owosso, MI 48807 - (989) 725-8373
About 30 minutes northeast of East Lansing is The House of Wheels in Owosso. This local favorite offers a wide selection of bikes, parts, gear, and accessories for cyclists of all levels. They also offer repair services and host weekly rides.
If you haven’t seen Detroit Bikes at your favorite East Lansing bike shop, or if you represent a bike shop and want to carry our bikes, we'd love to hear from you!
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