Seattle/ Retail & Industry
Published on June 15, 2020
The top 4 bike shops for a special occasion in SeattlePhoto: Free Range Cycles/Yelp

Looking to try the top bike shops around?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best high-end bike shops in Seattle, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots.

1. REI

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Topping the list is an outpost of the chain REI. Located at 222 Yale Ave. North (between John and Thomas streets) in the Cascade, the outdoor gear and sports wear spot is the highest-rated high-end bike shop in Seattle, boasting four stars out of 536 reviews on Yelp. 

Yelper Seth S. wrote, "I just bought my first bike from them, and overall REI is now my go-to bike place. They know what they are talking about, they give awesome advice, they are helpful and continue to provide top-notch service after the sale."

2. Evo

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Next up is Wallingford's Evo, situated at 3500 Stone Way North. (between 35th and 36th streets). With four stars out of 288 reviews on Yelp, the bike shop has proven to be a local favorite for those looking to indulge. 

Yelper Tyler H. wrote, "Friendly and knowledgeable staff with an awesome product selection. Evo is my go-to for everything from biking to camping to skiing."

3. Free Range Cycles

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Fremont's Free Range Cycles, located at 3501 Phinney Ave. North (between 35th and 36th streets), is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the fancy bike shop four stars out of 44 reviews. 

"Free Range Cycles is an established bike shop founded in 1997 that, over the past 21 years, has become a mainstay of the Seattle biking community," it writes on Yelp. "Our focus on selling steel bikes, providing quality repairs, carefully selected products and creating a welcome environment to all types of cyclists have given this small bike shop a big name."

4. R & E Cycles

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R & E Cycles, a bike shop and bike repair and maintenance spot in the University District, is another pricey go-to, with four stars out of 30 Yelp reviews. Head over to 5627 University Way NE (between 56th Street and North Cowen Place) to see for yourself. 

Yelper Kelly L. wrote, "The R&E team is top-notch. We were so impressed by John's knowledge and friendly personality. He also gave us a tour of the shop downstairs, where they make the custom bikes."

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