Warning: The essay below is graphic, but don’t be scared! We can fix most issues! We want you to be safe on your bike and, mostly, we want you to enjoy riding and we know that you will get the best riding experience when your bike is well...read more
If you get to spend a lot of time in a bike shop like I do, you will hear a few things over and over from different mouths. Things like: “I am not a serious rider, I only ride X times a week(month/year)”, “I am not very good, I only ride (insert...read more
Summer is coming and it’s got me thinking about sleeping under the stars, hiking and heading out on long bike rides in the sunshine. Hiking is one of those things that resets the soul and clears your head, it’s great to set off into the middle of nowhere and enjoy...read more
Republic is amazing! Every time I take my bike there they fix it, right (even if it has been worked on elsewhere)! I have been a loyal shop client since 2008 and continue to take my bikes there for service even though I have moved out of the sea-to-sky region. I love that the Republic mechanics never make me feel like my problem is “in my head” and they always have a solution. Easy access to a coffee shop, the Bracken trail head, the dump trails and their bike wash all confirm why I think Republic is the best shop going.