Located across the street from the University of California, Mike's Bikes of Berkeley has been an indispensable part of the area's cycling community to both students and locals for generations. We offer a wide range of products for all types of bikers, at all levels. Regardless of what your two-wheeled goals are, our sales staff of local bike-lovers will have great advice and gear recommendations for you!
From commuters gliding the Bay Trail, to dirt-shcralping Joaquin Miller mountain bikers, to the roadies mashing up Spruce and into the Berkeley Hills, riders in this part of the East Bay are a diverse group. The Berkeley sales staff is made up of bike enthusiasts of every type, so we know we can help you find that perfect Specialized, Santa Cruz, or Wilier bicycle to suit your needs, or hook you up with just the right light or lock to keep you rolling.
The Berkeley store also boasts a full-service shop of highly-trained bike technicians, happy to quickly replace a punctured tube, troubleshoot a phantom squeak, or fix whatever else is ailing your baby. Whether you’re just starting out or getting deeper into your passion, the staff of Mike's Bikes of Berkeley has the skills to get you to your destination.
Mike's Bikes Team Member Since: May, 2006 Riding Since: I was a kid. Started riding seriously and racing MTB and cyclocross in 2002. Bikes Owned:Specialized S-Works Amira, Specialized Fate Comp Carbon 29er, Specialized Safire Pro, and a Cannondale TJX cyclocross bike Favorite Place to Ride:Tahoe, Downieville and Auburn , on the road bike I love to ride on the coast. Joaquin Miller park and Redwood Regional Park. I really just love to ride bikes everywhere!!
Riding Since: High School. Started racing DH while attending University of California Santa Cruz. I am currently racing cross country. Bikes Owned: Way too many! Recently...Specialized Stumpjumper Expert Carbon HT 29er, Cannondale Flash 29er, Specialized Allez Race Rival, Intense M9, Santa Cruz Blur TRc Favorite Place to Ride: Annadel and Santa Cruz
Mike's Bikes Team Member Since: May, 2006 Riding Since: 2004 Bikes Owned: Cannondale Prophet, Cannondale Pitch, Cannondaly System 6, Jericho Road, Full Record Bob Jackson (1972), 24" Hooptie Cruiser Favorite Place to Ride: Briones Reservoir Loop, Happy Valley Road, Pig Farm loop through Martinez
Berkeley has built an unmatched reputation as a bicycle friendly city, with its design and implementation of traffic calming devices, as well as ample bicycle parking.