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Are you a thrill seeker looking for the perfect summer activity in the Okanagan? Or maybe you’re just looking for a way to relax and get some fresh air? Well look no further than bike riding! The Okanagan is home to numerous scenic bike trails of varying difficulty, which means there is something for everyone.
The versatility of bike riding makes it convenient and suitable for all ages. Furthermore, cycling also improves your physical and mental health and simultaneously lowers emissions, which is good for the environment, too.
Regardless of whether you own your own bike, need to rent or would like some repairs, these bicycle shops have everything you need to ensure an easy going bike riding experience.
Check out these top bicycle shops as you voted and brought to you by Visit Penticton.
In third place is PDSCL Bike Shop, a non-profit bicycle store. They specifically sell recycled bikes. This is not only cost efficient but reduces waste too.
Whether you are looking for a professional repair or a few adjustments, PDSCL Bike Shop offers a range of services to keep your bike in check.
PDSCL Bike Shop also provides employment to people with disabilities, giving everyone an equal opportunity to help out in the community.
Their positive customer reviews reflect the quality and reliability of the service. That means you can be confident in your service, whether you’re having your bike serviced or buying a brand new one.
Their experts will help you get back on the road in no time. The shop is open Monday to Friday, 11 am to 3 pm, and you can find them at 180 Industrial Avenue West.
Freedom Bike Shop is our second place winner. They have everything you could ever possibly need and more. Whether it's handlebars or cycling shoes, they've got it all! Their diverse range of gear enables all bike riders to find what they need and try out something new, too.
Their expert team of professionals will help you find everything you need using their expertise and extensive knowledge of all things biking.
The store loves to play its part in the community and frequently hosts group rides, events, and workshops. You can learn more about these here.
You can also rent bikes from Freedom Bike Shop and take a bike tour along the Naramata beach. For your convenience, they will pick up and drop off your rentals at the location.
Be sure to check out their shop at 533 Main Street, open Tuesday to Saturday from 10 am to 5 pm.
Our first-place winner is Bike Barn, which has been serving the community for over 50 years.
The family-run business was started around 1971 by Jack and Jennie Prowse who met at a bike race in England.
They have overcome several setbacks since they opened, and their shop has seen drastic growth and development since then. You can read more about their journey here.
Today they offer a range of bikes for sale, group ride packages and a variety of services to fix your bike. You can see more details of their services here.
Their team of dynamic, friendly and knowledgeable workers will ensure all your questions are answered.
Stop by and visit our first place winner at 300 Westminster Avenue West, open Tuesday to Saturday from 9 am to 5 pm.
Click here to see our runners up.