They have it all with the sale and rental of bikes
Based in an excellent location on Gibson Street, near Glasgow University and Kelvingrove Park, Gear Bikes has it all with the sale and rental of bikes from their extensive range of different models. Among their brands are Frog bikes for children, Pashley bikes, Ridgeback and GT and they have recently been awarded the Cannondale brand.
If cycling is your thing then you’ve almost certainly been in the shop at some point. The picture above is a group of Norwegian guys that visit Glasgow every summer, whilst over they normally hire around 10 bikes to get them from pub to pub! This is the 5th year they have been over.
Instore there is always demo bikes from the likes of Cannondale, Ridgeback & Bobbin for you to test ride in the next door Kelvingrove Park.
Also instore you will find one of the best displays & selection of Scottish cycling route guides , including routes for almost every island including Arran, Jura, Barra, Islay, see Scotland by bike. This year will see gear bikes celebrate 20 years in Gibson St!
One area Gear Bikes has seen real growth over the last 11 years has been the number of foreign visitors coming to discover scotland by bike, the rental market Gear operates now has a fleet of 25 bikes. Each can be hired for half a day or up to 2 weeks.
If you enjoy cycling or want to get involved in it, this is the place to go. Pop in to catch up with Joe, Ian, Matt and Sandy to talk everything bikes from single v fixed gear, road v mountain or if your bike (much like ours) hasn’t actually seen the outdoors all year and is in need of a bit of TLC.
Gear Bikes do bicycle repairs on a walk in basis and will also feature on a Cbeebies programme that showcases neglected bikes turned new!