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Old 07-07-2010, 06:01 AM
 
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Where are good places to buy bikes in Manhattan? I mean stores that just sell bikes, not Kmart. Thanks.
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Old 07-07-2010, 01:31 PM
 
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Manhattan-6th avenue bicycles. 546 6ave (between 14th and 15th street)
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Old 07-07-2010, 04:43 PM
 
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Default Tread Bike Shop

250 Dyckman Street in Inwood, Manhattan (where I bought mine); Manhattan Bicycles, W 47th street and 9th Avenue, Manhattan (I've bought some accessories like an air pump here)
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Old 07-07-2010, 09:09 PM
 
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Franks bike shop in the LES. i find they have the best price in the city.
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Old 07-08-2010, 02:58 AM
 
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Thanks.

Do any of them sell used bikes as well?

Do they assemble a new bike for you, and is it free or how much is the service?
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Old 07-08-2010, 07:16 AM
 
Location: LES & Brooklyn
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Franks bike shop in the LES. i find they have the best price in the city.

OMG I loved this place... Only place for bikes I ever known!!
I used to put soo much air in my tires they would blow up... straight to Franks for new inner-tube or tire... I think my parents got sick of me blowing up tires!
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Old 07-08-2010, 09:08 PM
 
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I looked up the map for Frank's Bike, and it doesn't seem to be close to any subway station? What's the best way to get there (not by bike!)?
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Old 07-08-2010, 10:24 PM
 
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take the B or D and get off on Grand, and walk east. its a pretty decent walk. if you know your way down on the LES, you can also take the F to east broadway or the F or M to Delancy/Essex. i recommend taking the B or D to grand, its a straight walk.
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Old 07-08-2010, 10:32 PM
 
Location: Washington, DC & New York
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The nearest subway is Delancey Street, since Frank's is on the other side of the bridge. Exit Delancey, walk 2 blocks south to Grand, then walk six blocks to Frank's. You could also take an F train to East Broadway, then walk the 4-5 blocks to Frank's. Either route would be 10-15 minutes of a walk, so it's not too bad, especially on transportation-starved LES streets.

The M14 bus also traverses that route, along Grand, and you can get on it right near the Delancey Street Station, should you not want to walk the distance.
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Old 07-09-2010, 03:38 AM
 
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Thanks. On my way yesterday I visited the one at 546 6ave. Not many selections, seems.

Another question: do bike shops in Queens generally have lower prices than in Manhattan? Any good ones to recommend in Queens not too far from Manhattan?
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