Your Complete Guide to Evanston Bicycle Sales and Repair Shops

Feb 22, 2024

Consistently warmer weather is just around the corner. So, if you haven’t already been biking around town this winter thanks to this year’s milder temperatures and lack of snow – or like many Evanston residents, live car-free and use your bike as your main form of transportation – it’s getting near time to break it out, which means that it’s also getting near time for a tune up. (Of course, year-round bikers should also consider a seasonal tune-up to keep their bicycle in top shape.)

Likewise, many of you might even be considering getting a new one and want to get a jump on it.

Whatever your plans this year, the local bike shops in Evanston offer a spectrum of options to cater to every biking need. From expert repairs to top-notch gear, you can find it in Evanston. To help you find the bike shop that meets your needs, we compiled the following list. Best yet, some local bike shops are even offering winter tune-up specials – good for them because it keeps their business flowing and good for you because it ensures you won’t miss out on taking advantage of all the warm weather ahead of us this summer due to a backlog of bikes in the shop.

So, why not visit them today?  Here are your options:

Bucephalus Bikes

This family-owned business features reconditioned bicycles, full service, parts, and accessories. They offer repairs, tune-ups, overhauls, and new-builds. No Matter the vintage or condition, it’s a great place to get your bike in shape –or get a reconditioned model.

1424 Lake St



Mack’s Bike & Goods

Whether you need air (always free), a flat repair, a full-tune-up (with a wash of course), a new bicycle, or some goods to bring on your adventures, Mack’s can take care of you! And with a range of delectable gourmet items such as Date Better Snacks, Momofuku Noodles, and Backlot Cold Brew for sale, it’s a great place to meet up with fellow bikers – or to rejuvenate at the end of your ride.

2948 Central St


The Pony Shop

An Evanston institution since 1969, they can help you find everything from a child’s first bike, a bike for grown up recreation, and even one for competitive racing. They offer an extensive range of accessories. And their service department offers free estimates, 30-day repair work guarantee, and industry-best turnaround times.

1224 Chicago Ave


Wheel & Sprocket

With 12 locations throughout Wisconsin and Illinois, this family-owned, sibling-run bike shop is listed a top retailer for Trek bicycles. Their Evanston location offers a wide range of bicycle and accessory brands for sale as well as many maintenance and repair options.

1027 Davis St


My team and I at Jackie Mack & More are dedicated to helping you get the most out of Evanston. If there is anything we can do or any question we can answer about Evanston, its businesses, home maintenance, and/or home-selling or buying, please feel free to reach out to us. We can be reached at: and/or 847-274-6676. And we look forward to serving you – and seeing you pedal around Evanston! After all, it’s good for the environment; it’s good for your health; and it’s fun to do!

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