With the increasing traffic in Metro Manila, its citizens need to become more creative in getting around. For the daring, two wheels have become the chosen option, where they can snake through even the most standstill of traffic. But it’s the bikes that can really go where no motored vehicle can go. So for all the bikers, here are your bike shop options #WhenInMakati.
5. Dan’s Bike Shop
Owned by over two generations of professional sportsmen, you can be assured that Dan’s know their stuff. They aren’t limited to bikes however, and branch out to other power sports while being the leading distributor of Specialized, Fox Racing Shox and GoPro.
Address: La Fuerza Plaza, 2241 Chino Roces, Makati
Photo from: Dan’s
4. Papi’s Ride
Focusing more on mountain bikes, Papi’s has everything you need to tackle that trail. Their in-house mechanic is said to be one of the best in town, and has been known to remedy many MTB parts that was thought to have needed replacement. Papi’s is also known for their effective MTB tuning.
G/F YMC Bldg., 2320 Pasong Tamo Extension, Makati
Photo from: Papi’s Ride
3. Bike Town Cyclery
It’s impossible to miss along Chino Roces with its protruding signboard and two-story building filled with bikes and riding accessories. The mechanics are friendly and honest, and will tell you if they do carry what you’re looking for, and if not, where to find it.
2240 Chino Roces, Makati
Photo from: Bike Town Cyclery
2. Endless Bike Shop
An unassuming location may make it hard to find, but despite its lack of swanky details, the open-air shop offers great value for their selection of bikes, parts and accessories. They are also main distributors of Foes Downhill Bikes in the metro.
4977 Arnaiz Avenue cor. Taylor Street, Makati
Photo from: Endless
1. Tryon Marketing
Having been in the cycling business since 1979, you know your bike is in good hands. Tryon specializes in fixed gear and single speeds. The staff is deeply rooted and has an extensive knowledge of bikes but is just as friendly about it as well, whether you’re a beginner or a veteran. They also have everything for your fixed gear needs from generic frames from China to DosNoventa frames that can go up to a hundred thousand.
477 J.P. Rizal Avenue, Makati
Photo from: Tryon
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Frequent any of these bike shops? Let us know your favorite ones!