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Bike shops aren’t hard to come by. And if you’ve been to more than one, you know that they’re all pretty much the same — bikes, parts, and gear.
But we’ve got our eye on a Charlotte spot that’s way more than wheels. Say hello to The Spoke Easy. Nope, it’s not a speakeasy — it’s a full-service bike shop and bar in the heart of Elizabeth.
If you need a quick fix for your bike—like a new tire or pedal—the pros at The Spoke Easy definitely have you covered. And if you’re in need of an ice-cold brew, they’ve got you there, too.
That’s right — not only can you get your brakes adjusted, tires inflated, chain lubed, and browse awesome rides and gear from brands like Gazelle Bicycles, Hold Fast, and Handsome Cycles, among others, but you can take a load off at their in-shop bar while you’re at it.
Order a cold one on draft or by the can and spend the afternoon hanging out and talking shop with your fellow cycling enthusiasts. But it’s not just bikes and beers here. When you’re looking for a little fuel for your next biking adventure, The Spoke Easy also has healthy salads, bowls, and snacks to get you where you’re going.
Can’t make it to the shop when your wheels need a little love? Take advantage of their mobile bicycle services. They’ll roll on over to you and fix any basic bike issues you’re having. And if your ride requires a more serious tune-up, they’ll even come pick up your bike, take it to the shop, and bring it back after it’s fixed. Now that is some serious customer service!
The Spoke Easy isn’t just the best spot in town for new bikes, bike maintenance, and brews, though — they’re also doing their part to make Charlotte more active.
Join them on one of their weekly rides, like 20-inch Tuesdays for BMX bikers. Even if you don’t ride BMX, you can come watch, get a drink, and bump elbows with the members of this welcoming biking community. And if you want to ride at a more casual pace, stop by on a Wednesday for the weekly Easy Urban Ride.
Check their Facebook page to stay up to date on upcoming rides and events. Or, swing by for a drink and see for yourself — this isn’t your average bike shop.
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