The 10 Best Bike Shops in Alaska! By
Alaskans are serious about their outdoor adventures, and with thousands of miles of trails running through stunning mountains and wide-open tundra, biking is high on the list. Whether you’re a novice biker looking to get outfitted or an experienced roadster looking for the most advanced ride, these top-notch bike shops have got you covered!
Named one of the country’s top bicycle shops by the National Bicycle Dealers Association, Cycle Alaska’s selection of street and hybrid bicycles guarantee you’ll be able to handle any type of Juneau terrain. And their mix of personal and professional experience, dedication, and enthusiasm to the sport can’t be beat—the shop’s co-owner, John, won the 2004 Tours of Juneau, Whitehouse and Anchorage.
Sockeye Cycle inclusion on the National Bicycle Dealers Association’s list of best bicycle shops in America makes Southeast Alaska a top spot for awesome cycling and expert advice. If you can’t find what you want from their impressive collection of bikes, including Specialized, Trek, Surly and other top brands—they’ll order it. Even better, they ship anywhere in Southeast Alaska—a huge bonus for an area where by sea or by air is the only way in or out.
Anchorage’s oldest bike shop consistently wins top honors from locals. Their collection of bikes and accessories from top brands is impressive, but it’s the skill and experience of the shop’s staff—and their eagerness to make every customer a biking enthusiast—that puts them over the top.
Every staff member at Chain Reaction Cycles rides—most of them competitively—so you’re guaranteed a wealth of information from everything on current trail conditions to the newest Fat Bike to hit the market next season.
Anchorage’s REI bike shop consistently ranks as one of the best in town, and for good reason. Not only is it a full-service bike retailer with all the bells and whistles, their master technicians are certified by the Barnett Bicycle Institute in Colorado Springs, Colorado, so when your bike needs some TLC, you know it’s in good hands.
Whether you’re new to biking or just looking to upgrade, the personalized advice from Goldstream Sports’ friendly, knowledgeable staff ensures the perfect match every time. And with all the accessories, gear and apparel you need, you’ll leave the shop ready to ride.
The stellar folks at Backcountry Bike and Ski not only sell bikes and equipment—they live and breathe the biking life, competing in road, mountain, cyclocross, downhill, and even snow races. Along with providing a variety of bikes and accessories to fit every style and budget, they are true stewards of the sport, advocating for trail development, management, and etiquette and promoting cycling safety.
8. Seward Bike Shop, Seward, AK
Don’t let the size of the Seward Bike Shop—it’s housed in an old train car—fool you. The owner is an avid bike enthusiast whose wealth of knowledge can help you find the perfect bike and the perfect trail. If he’s not at the shop, look for him when you’re out on a ride—locals say he can almost always be found on his bike.
Dedicated to making people happier and healthier through biking, Cycle Logical offers an affordable mix of base and sport model bikes, plus all the accessories you’ll need for adventure on the Kenai Peninsula.
You’ll find knowledgeable advice from friendly staff, repair by expert technicians and custom bike fittings at Trek Bicycle Store. You’ll also find them promoting cycling through a variety of clinics and events, like the Bikes and Beers Ride or the first Mountain Bike for Women.