By the Numbers: Ferris Wheels Bike Shop
1982—the year it was founded
11 bike brands stocked, including Fuji, Surly, and Schwinn
12 separate component tune-ups included in their complete bike overhaul service
8 semi-regular organized rides, including mountain biking and paceline training
1 week flat fix guarantee
1 motorized model Ferris wheel in the front window
0– how many dollars it costs for air, estimates, and lubricating oil
In Focus: Bike Stop
Where to test out your new wheels: the 10-mile Minuteman Bikeway, which starts at Alewife Station and cuts through Arlington Reserve, Arlington’s Great Meadows, and Tower Park
Best way to tour the city with a date: All-day rentals of tandem bicycles are available for $75.
Looking to buy? They sell bicycles from brands including Schwinn, Fuji, and KHS.
They rehab bikes, too: The experienced staff offers bike tune-ups, brake repairs, and derailleur installation, among other services.
When you are in dire need of new workout clothes, head on over to Quadcycles and pick out some new and trendy digs.
You'll be zooming down those back country trails in no time when you pick up one of their awesome mountain bikes.
You can park your car in one of their many available sentences.
Three Things About Farina’s
Named one of America’s Best Bike Shops by the National Bicycle Dealers Association in 2014, Farina’s is a trusted name when it comes to bike services and repairs. And beyond its work as a full-service bike shop, Farina’s also serves as a great place to pick up power equipment ranging from snowblowers to lawnmowers to chainsaws.
The staff know their stuff. Owner Jack Farina and his children were active road and BMX racers, so they along with their crew of experienced cyclists can provide friendly and knowledgeable advice about what to look for in a road bike or mountain bike, as well as tips about newbie mistakes to avoid while biking.
They stock some of the nation’s most trusted brands. The store sells bike and equipment from Cannondale, Bell Giro, and Shimano, as well as lawnmowers from Honda and Toro.
They’ve got equipment for every season. On the store’s first floor, the show room is stocked power equipment like an Ariens snowthrowers and electric hedge trimmers.
You'll find an amazing selection of mountain bikes here, perfect for conquering the most rugged terrain.
If you are visiting Ski Market, you can take advantage of the nearby parking options during your stay.
Step off the stage and onto a bicycle at Broadway Bicycle School. Here you can learn what bicycle would be right for you, purchase bikes and parts, learn how to repair a bicycle and discovering how to build wheels. The folks at Broadway Bicycle School have displayed their passion for cycling since 1972, showing it in their work at the shop every day, and they also participate in various events in the cycling universe. Shoppers can browse in-store or online for several different bicycle models, apparel, accessories and more. Classes are available at all levels, and details can be found on the shop’s website. Folks can also bring their bicycles into the shop for repairs or choose the Stand Rental option to be the mechanic. Ride away today at Broadway Bicycle School.