Best of Philly

Best Bike Repair

2019 Best Repair Shop for Older Bikes

Via Bicycle

Curtis Anthony’s shop looks like your granddad’s garage, and it has bikes and parts older than your granddad. (Some date back to the 1890s.) And Anthony won’t try to sell you $700 in new gear if a $7 part will do the trick. Read More »

622 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA | 215-627-3370 | Website

2018 Best Bike Repair Shop

Cadence Cycling & Multisport Center

Opt for the “Overhaul” if your two-wheeler needs new life, or simply ask for a brake adjustment: The staff at this longtime local fave will give you their best work no matter what. (You’ll probably wind up coming back for a fitting or indoor spinning class, too.) Read More »

5000 Ridge Avenue, Philadelphia, PA | 215-508-4300 | Website

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. Read More »

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

2016 Best Bike Doctor

Trophy Bikes

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 »

712 North 2nd Street, Philadelphia, PA | 215-592-1234 | Website

2014 Best Bicycle Mechanic

Joe Lambros at Kater Street Bicycle

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 »

609 South 16th Street, Philadelphia, PA | 215-545-1711 | Website

2014 Best Bike Repair Class

Neighborhood Bike Works

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 you bust a tire. Read More »

3916 Locust Walk, Philadelphia, PA | 215-386-0136 | Website