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140 Havemeyer St., Brooklyn, NY 11211 40.711971 -73.957332
nr. S. 1st St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
718-599-2409 Send to Phone

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  • Price Range: ($$) Mid-Range
  • Type: Specialty Shop
  • Products & Services: Bikes
Photo by Corinne Durand

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Sun, 11am-5pm; Mon-Tue and Thu-Sat, 11am-7pm; Wed, closed

Nearby Subway Stops

F, G at 15th St.-Prospect Park; G, L at Metropolitan Ave.-Lorimer St.

Payment Methods

American Express, MasterCard, Visa

Product Guide

Sporting Goods

  • Bikes


Cyclists roll in from all over Brooklyn and Manhattan to this inconspicuous, independent cyclery specializing in custom bikes that cost less than most name brands. The small showroom holds a diverse fleet of bikes: cruisers with fenders and big, squishy seats; mountain bikes with fat tires and spring forks; city-friendly his and hers hybrids; and, hanging from the low ceiling, light, fast racing bikes. The owner, a creative type turned Williamsburg dad, designs the frames himself and builds them on-site. If you don’t like what you see, check the website for additional models—they ship anywhere in the U.S. for 40 bucks—or, if you’re extra choosy, stop in for a sit-down and a bike can be made from scratch to your specifications. For bikes that just need some love, the shop’s mechanics can do anything from fixing a flat to a complete overhaul, though their hourly rate is $60, parts not included. And if all you need are some new accessories, there’s a ramshackle shelving unit in back with new Bell helmets, beefy Kryptonite bike chains, patch kits, and even some of those big, squishy seats.