Where to Buy a Bicycle for a Spring Ride in Rhode Island

Enjoy a leisurely ride around the neighborhood for a change of pace in your day.

This article was created in collaboration with Rhode Island Commerce.


Enjoy a leisurely ride around the neighborhood for a change of pace in your day. Check out these shops and learn how to buy a bike to suit your style.


Dash Bicycle Shop

Dash Bicycle Shop sells a variety of bikes from kids bikes to track bikes to cruisers, along with rental bikes for road, cyclocross and mountain riding. They also offer repair services from minor adjustments to full overhauls. Dash has many biking accessories available, too. 

The Details: 228 Broadway, Providence, 401-453-3274, dashbicycle.com.


NBX Bikes

This bicycle shop offers children’s bikes, road, mountain, cyclocross and commuter bikes, as well as fitness, cruiser and hybrid bikes. NBX has a plethora of bicycle parts, accessories and tools, too. They also offer full-service bicycle repair and tune-ups. 

The Details: 3480 Post Rd., Warwick, 401-739-0393; 922 Boston Neck Rd., Narragansett, 401-782-4444; 414 Warren Ave., East Providence, 401-434-3838, nbxbikes.com.


Pedal Power Bicycle Shop

Pedal Power stocks Fuji, Raleigh, Dahon, Diamondback and Brooklyn Bicycle bikes as well as rental bikes. Their repair services include drivetrain, brake, wheel, tuneup and deluxe overhaul. This shop also offers bicycle accessories such as clothing and helmets. 

The Details: 879 West Main Rd., Middletown, 401-846-7525, pedalpowerri.com.


Stedman’s Bike Shop

Stedman’s sells a wide range of bikes including road, mountain, triathlon and time trial bikes, as well as kid’s bikes, too. They also offer upgrades such as new frames, forks, brakes and handlebars. Stedman’s also has bicycle repair services available by appointment. 

The Details: 196 Main St., Wakefield, 401-789-8664, westedman.com.


Editor’s note: This story was originally published in May of 2020.