We've helped over 2,400 riders in the Alexandria area in the past two years alone.
We take the time to proactively fix problems you didn't even know you had, before they cost you more time, money, or your safety.
Regular checkups - even when your bike been working fine and there aren't any specific issues - is key to saving money in the long haul and having a safe bike that lasts.
You have 2,400 reasons you can trust us for a fair, honest, free assessment.
Regular Checkups Are Essential
We call it an annual tuneup for a reason. If it has been longer than a year since you've had a good look at your bike, bring it in for a free assessment. We'll tell you what we think it needs and why, so that you can make an informed decision about how to spend your money and time.
So whether it's with one of our technicians, or getting your own hands dirty at home, it's time to give your bike some necessary TLC - especially if you’ve been spending a lot of quality time with it.
Electric bicycles are still bicycles. They're great if you want to get there faster, ride further, or just need an extra boost.
Gravel Bikes: Surly, Giant, Niner, Bombtrack, and more
Escape the chaos or create a bit of your own.
Bikes for Less Than $1,000
Been saving your pennies this past year? You can get a great bike for less than $20 a week. You don't have to settle for a clunky, low quality, heavy bike. Let us help you spend wisely and get the most for your money.
Bikepacking & Adventure Equipment
Perfect bikepacking and adventuring weather is finally here! Did you know we carry tents, camping gear, packrafts, off-grid power solutions, and more?
We believe that bikes are for everyone. Cycling should be everything: fun, challenging, utilitarian, extravagant, simple or as complex as the rider wants it to be. At Handy Bikes, our goal is to provide a safe, approachable place for riders of all ages and abilities to bring their bikes for advice, repairs, and support.
This is a list of some of our favorite brands. This is not an all-inclusive list, but if you are interested in a particular company that you don't see listed, please drop us a line -- we're always looking to add new products! Bike brands are listed first; our top parts & accessories brands are below that.
Top quality enduro, downhill, and all-mountain bikes, plus a new gravel model unlike anything you've ever imagined or seen before. Except, you CAN see it when you visit the shop, because we have a demo model!
Niner Bikes is based in Fort Collins, Colorado, and offers a wide range of really incredibly badass bikes from gravel to mountain AND some e-bike options.
100% USA hand made titanium since 1981. If you know, you know. If you don't, visit moots.com and find out why Moots makes some of the best bikes money can buy.
Enhanced mobility options from Sun Seeker, which represents the most complete line of recumbents anywhere. From pain-free two wheelers to the even more popular, comfortable and stable three wheelers.
Giant and LIv comprise the largest bicycle brand in the world. We brought them on board for the range of options they have available. Take a look at their catalogs -- there really is something for everyone.
Jamis Bikes is a well known East-coast brand that happens to also be woman-owned, which we think is pretty rad. They make fantastic bikes across a variety of price points, categories, and uses. Jamis will be one of our core brands in 2022 to allow us to get all sorts of people out and riding on all sorts of bikes.
Bikes. Parts. Chaos. That's the Surly tagline, and we're here for it. The toughest and coolest bikes at the best prices - enough said.
Makers of cool cages, rack mounts, and other cargo carrying solutions. Their Liter Cage is our favorite to carry large Nalgene bottles, and their CargoMount is the original one-piece aluminum low profile cargo bracket solution.
Old Man Mountain
Launching from Oregon, OMM is putting out some really cool and extra heavy duty racks that can mount to anything - even the back of full suspension bikes.
The benchmark for expedition grade lighting solutions. Around the block or across a continent, kLite is going to show the way to get you there.
We first learned about Hunt Wheels through Bombtrack Bicycles, as several of their models come with Hunt's wheels. We were immediately impressed by the quality and performance of these wheels. We're now direct dealers and have started using them on custom build projects and upgrades for our own bikes as well as customers.
Rene Herse Cycles is one of the most well known names in adventure cycling, for very good reason. We're huge fans of their tires in particular, but they offer tons more including racks and accessories.
Since Velo Orange is just down the road in Annapolis, we had to get an account. It also just so happens that they make some of the best parts, accessories and equipment anywhere for discerning cyclists everywhere.
We're gear nerds, so when we learned about this Cambridge, MA company specializing solely in dynamo USB charging products, we had to get on board. Their Beacon light with integrated USB charger is incredible, and their Revolution and Reactor standalone charger options complement any existing system.
Handmade awesomeness. The last bag you'll ever buy. Waterproof, bombproof, and really pretty cool looking as well. We can order anything from their catalog, although if their site says something is sold out we probably are sold out too.
Infinity Bike Seat
The last seat (saddle) you'll ever want to ride. Infinity bike seats look weird, but they work. Technically I can explain why, but it still doesn't seem like it makes any sense. Come try one out and see for yourself!