Best Bike Shop

Firth & Wilson Transport Cycles

If you just need to get from here to therepreferably with somewhere to stash your briefcasethis is where to gear up. The shop carries bikes in every color of the rainbow, fitted with racks and baskets for all your goods. Owners Simon and Victoria Firth and David Wilson, all decades-long city cyclists, are more than happy to get you cranking.

933 Spring Ga_rden Street, Philadelphia, PA | 267-318-7285 | Website


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