Best of Philly

Best Bike Repair

2017 BEST Bike Repair

Dr. Cycles

We know, we know: This ramshackle corner storefront doesn’t look like much. But! Pickup and delivery, plus coupons online, plus 10 percent off tune-ups for Penn and Drexel students and faculty, and—as the website notes—for anyone else who simply asks.

3601 Lancaster Avenue, Philadelphia, PA | 215-823-6780 | Website


2016 BEST Bike Doctor

Trophy Bikes

712 North 2nd Street, Philadelphia, PA

The shop’s many loyalists use words like "trustworthy," "down-to-earth" and "unsnobby" when they talk about the place. Even curmudgeonly, bike-bashing Stu Bykofsky has admitted that cycling activist Mike McGettigan at Trophy does right by the city with his work. We’re awed. Read more »

2014 BEST Bike Repair Class

Neighborhood Bike Works

3916 Locust Walk, Philadelphia, PA

If you’re going to be logging real miles, you’d do well to invest in the $80 basic class at West Philly’s Neighborhood Bike Works, which offers a great four-week session covering all the fundamentals of maintenance and repair, so you can look like a badass (or at least less like a bumbling neophyte) next time… Read more »

2014 BEST Bicycle Mechanic

Joe Lambros at Kater Street Bicycle

609 South 16th Street, Philadelphia, PA

After 27 years in the biz, Joe Lambros has become the go-to for cyclists who need a mechanic who’s quick, reasonably priced, and accomplished enough to handle everything from bent spokes to total rebuilds. Read more »