Bike shops in Metro Manila


Bike shops in Metro ManilaBike shops in Metro Manila
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Metro Manila thoroughfares are seeing the emergence of a new mode of transportation, no thanks to the pandemic. As social distancing is the new norm, more Filipinos are resorting to bicycles, seeing the humble two-wheeled vehicle as a safer choice when commuting to work rather than crowded public transpo. 

For newbies to biking, choosing the best bicycle can be a bit overwhelming and finding a bike shop in Metro Manila that has served and advised local bikers can be easier than picking one on your own. Here are 10 bike shops in Metro Manila y’all might want to check out, from a popular shop in Quiapo that sells affordable units to a dealer in QC selling giant e-bikes. 


Bicycle shops in Quezon City



1. Glorious Ride Bike Shop – comprehensive range of bike brands and types


Glorious Ride Bike Shop
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Glorious Ride Bike Shop has always been recommended place among seasoned bikers in QC. We can see why – it has everything beginners to long-term cyclists need, as they sell a comprehensive range of bike brands and types along with accessories.

Trinx Brave 1.1 Trinx Brave 1.1 
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If your commute includes bumpy or uneven paths and you’re looking for a reliable mountain bike to roll over them safely, check out their Trinx Brave 1.1 unit at a competitive price of P24,000 (~USD478.24). 

Phantom Hybrid
Phantom Hybrid
Image adapted from: GloriousRide Bikeshop WareHouse

For shorter or more petite cyclists, the Phantom Hybrid is a mini mountain bike that’s very easy on the wallet at P6,500 (~USD129.52). Folding bikes, kiddie push bikes, and even e-scooters are also available. 

Address: 131-D Kamias Road, Sikatuna, Quezon City (Fairview branch still closed)
Opening hours: TuesSat 10AM-7PM | Sun 10AM-6PM (Closed on Mon)
Mobile: 0928 632 8857
Website


2. Ryanbikes – dealer of Taiwan-made bikes


Ryanbikes
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For those who are picky about their rides, Ryanbikes is the one-stop shop in QC for branded units from Taiwan such as Giant bicycles. Besides being the world’s largest manufacturer of bicycles, Giant is known for sponsoring European cycling teams and for its surge in popularity among commuters during the recent pandemic. 

Giant Fathom E+ 3 ProGiant Fathom E+ 3 Pro
Image adapted from: Ryanbikes 

Ryanbikes bring various types of Giant bikes to Philippine shores and they even sell the brand’s electronic bikes. The Giant Fathom E+ 3 Pro, powered by Yamaha, is a hybrid of mechanical and electrical technology in one machine, making it good for long commutes as its electrical power helps ease the burden on your calves. This sexy beast is P116,500 (~USD2,322.17) and best for long-distance road warriors. 

Another Taiwanese brand among their selection is the Merida bicycles. They have a sleek Scultura 200 Disc at P38,000 (~USD757.44), a classic road bike perfect for your work commute. Its aluminum frame makes it easier to lift over odd obstacles that you might run into in the city. 

For a list of branches, click here. 
Website


Bicycle shops in Marikina



3. Enso’s Bikeshop by John Wilkie – brands from the US, with special discounts for frontliners


Enso’s Bikeshop by John Wilkie
Image credit: Enso’s Bikeshop by John Wilkie

Enso’s Bikeshop is the go-to shop for local cyclists in Marikina. Besides having a wide range of bikes to choose from such as US brands Schwinn, Cannondale, and Trek, it also sells accessories. On the side, they also have the German-designed Birdy folding bicycles that are allowed on the LRT1 and MRT3, if part of your journey takes you on the subway.

They have beautiful Trek Marlin mountain bikes, including the matte black Marlin 5 (P22,500, ~USD448.49), a stable mountain bike perfect for commuters passing by uneven or steep terrain on the way to work. 

Cult Quest 29er
Image adapted from: Enso’s Bikeshop by John Wilkie

And before we forget, for frontliners, we’ve got some good news – their Cult Quest 29er, known for its 9-speed gear set, units sell at an attractive price of P14,500 (~USD288.94) and frontliners get special discounts upon request – just show your work ID at the store. 

Address: 58 J. P. Rizal St, Marikina, 1801 Metro Manila
Opening hours: Mon – Sat 9.30AM-7PM
Mobile: 0915 857 0326
Website 


Bicycle shops in Pasig



4. Wheelworks Kapitolyo – neighborhood bike shop, also offers special discounts to frontliners


Wheelworks Kapitolyo
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Wheelworks Kapitolyo is your small, neighborhood bike shop in town, but they offer a surprisingly wide selection as well as accessories. The brands they usually have include Traction, Trek, and Specialized.

Traction Gravel RolooTraction Gravel Roloo
Image credit: WheelWorks Kapitolyo

Their gravel units of the Traction Gravel Roloo is all-in-one, selling at P25,515 (~USD508.52). It’s a gravel bike, meaning that it can handle different ground surfaces, a useful trait if your commute tends to be a bumpy one. This makes it also suitable for long-distance road biking, bikepacking, and touring once this pandemic ends. 

They are also offering special discounts and services such as free bike tuning, tune-ups, and parts installation services for frontliners. 

Address: 51 West Capitol Drive, Kapitolyo 1603 Pasig
Opening hours: 9AM-7PM, Daily
Mobile: 0917 303 6832
Website


Bicycle shops in Manila 



5. Bisikleta Manila – affordable bikes for millennials of Manila


Bisikleta Manila
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For Manila’s millennials, Bisikleta Manila is the place to go. While it caters to all generations of bikers, it focuses on wallet-friendly units for those of us on a budget. 

Trinx N104
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They have affordable Trinx bicycles, for example, and one of the cheapest among them is this lovely mountain bike Trinx N104 specifically designed for women, with a 24-inch wheel size and costing only P7,999 (~USD159.42). 

Address: 560 Quezon Boulevard, Quiapo, Manila
Opening hours: 8AM-7PM, Daily
Telephone: 353 2506
Website 


6. Cycle Art – budget-friendly bikes as low as P6,000


Cycle Art
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Cycle Art is an established bike shop in Quiapo with a range of affordable units – they have various imported bikes that they sell for around P6,000 to P20,000 (~USD119.57-398.60)

If you’re opting to cycle only for the meantime, you might want to consider their Krypton Fixie bike. Not only are they very affordable at P6,500 (~USD129.55), but fixies are also one of the simplest kinds of bikes especially on flat ground and predictable routes as you don’t need to shift gears when riding them. 

Krypton Fixie Bike
Image credit: Cycle Art 

Address: 610 Quezon Boulevard, Quiapo, Manila
Opening hours: Mon Sat 8AM-7PM | Sun 8AM-6PM
Telephone: 735 7111
Website


Bicycle shops in Makati



7. TryOn – bringing branded bikes to town since 1979


TryOn
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Trust the TryOn bicycle shop in Makati to recommend the most suitable unit for you, as they have been an established fixture in the cycling scene here since 1979. They offer various brands and types of bikes, and even bring hard-to-find European brands such as Cinelli, Dosnoventa, and Bianchi – rare among bike shops in Metro Manila – to local shores. You can also find accessories such as a safety warning light in their store. 

As these European brands are hard-to-find and some of the oldest bicycling brands, they aren’t the most budget-friendly. But you can still cop a unit for as low as P12,000 (~USD239.78) like the BMX bikes and folding bikes at P18,000 (~USD359.67).

Address: 477 J.P Rizal Avenue, Olympia 1207 Makati
Opening hours: Mon Sat 9.30AM-7.30PM | Sun 9.30AM-5.30 PM
Telephone: 288954515
Website 


Bicycle shops in Taguig 



8. MT Pro Bike – affordable folding bikes


MT Pro Bike
Image credit: Mt Pro Bikes 

People who have been using a basic bike for a while and want to invest in a more durable ride can consider MT Pro Bike in Taguig. They’re known for bringing bike brands from around the world, such as Commencal, founded in Andorra and known for their cycling designs suited for racing. 

Migs folding bikes
Image credit: MT Pro Bikes

Commuter bikers can check out these affordable, train-friendly Migs folding bikes, which they are anticipating to arrive at their shop by the end of July 2020. 

Address: 32nd St., University Parkway District, Cor. C5 road, BGC, Taguig
Opening hours: Mon Sat 8AM-5PM
Mobile: 0917 561 1387
Website


Bicycle shops in Pasay



9. Cristy’s Bike Shop – offers three-person bikes for frontliners


Cristy’s Bike Shop
Image credit: Cristy’s Bike Shop

For folks in Pasay, Cristy’s Bikeshop has been a household name for bikers, known for their comprehensive selection of bicycle parts and accessories. They have various Shimano cycling shoes available, for example, with stiffer soles that reduce biker fatigue while pedaling compared to typical rubber-soled walking shoes, as well as Shimano cranksets. 

Shimano Cycling Shoes
Shimano Cycling Shoes
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Frontliners who commute to work together can check out their tandem bikes, also called three-person bicycles, exclusively available for them. 

Tandem bike
Image credit: @magnusmecgyver 

Address: 55 Seacrest Commercial Building, Sen. Gil Puyat Avenue, Pasay City
Opening hours: 9AM-8PM, Daily
Telephone: 833 6196
Website


Bicycle shops in Parañaque



10. Southside Bike Parts PH – distributor of Polygon bikes


Southside Bike PartsImage credit: Southside Bike Parts 

Southside Bike Parts PH is the go-to shop for Southie bikers especially if you’re looking for bikes from Polygon, an Indonesian bike brand known among regional professional cyclists. 

Polygon Path 3 700C
Polygon Path 3 700C
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Cyclists concerned about the effects of long hours of biking on their posture should check out Southside’s road bike, Polygon Path 3 700C. It’s designed with angles and proportions suitable for urban commuters, and is priced at only P29,800 (~USD594.20). 

Ranking helmetImage credit: Southside Bike Parts

They also have affordable Ranking helmets which you can use daily on the road or racing helmets if you’re looking to compete. 

Address: 115 Aguirre Avenue cor. Elizalde Road, BF Homes, Parañaque
Mobile: 0922 827 2308
Website


Bike shops in Metro Manila that are open during COVID-19


While cutting down on public transportation trips, during the period of time when quarantine restrictions are being loosened up, we can always turn to the good old bicycle to take us wherever we need to. 

Thankfully, there are bike shops in Metro Manila’s cities that you can conveniently pop by for your cycling needs today.

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