By Molly Snyder Senior Writer Published Mar 28, 2009 at 5:29 AM

 A few hardy Milwaukeeans ride their bikes all year 'round -- and helmets off to those hardcore cyclists -- but most of us wait until spring to bust out the bike.

If you’re looking for a shop to tune your bike, or want to invest in a new ride, here’s a list of Milwaukee bike stores that can set you up. Happy riding.
3470 N. Oakland Ave., (414) 332-3479
A store, a Web site and a regularly updated blog, is a one-stop shop for your cycling needs.  

Cory The Bike Fixer
2410 N. Murray Ave., (414) 967-9446
This East Side independent bike shop sells new and used bikes, and services all types of rides. It also sells clothing and provide paint services.

Crank Daddy’s Bicycle Works
2108 N. Farwell Ave., (414) 347-5511
Crank Daddy’s sells and maintains new and older bicycles. Its service area is more than 4,000 square feet.

Ben’s Cycle & Fitness / Milwaukee Bicycle Company
1018 W. Lincoln Ave., (414) 384-2236
Ben's offers bicycle sales and services. The business specializes in hard-to-find bicycle parts and accessories.

The Bikesmith
2865 N. Murray Ave., (414)  332-1330
This full-service bike shop has been open since 1981. It recently expanded its hours and are open on Sunday.

9929 W. Lisbon Ave., (414) 463-2453

N88 W15036  Main St., Menomonee Falls, (262)  250-3481
Emery's sells bicycles and fitness equipment and offers indoor fitness classes, including indoor bike training with a coach.

Rainbow Jersey
4604 N. Wilson Dr., (414) 961-1110
A locally-owned bike shop is a local staple that’s been around for three decades. The shop sells and maintains a variety of brands of bikes.

Truly Spoken Cycles
833 E. Center St., (414) 263-2453

This new, independently-owned bike shop in the Riverwest neighborhood, offers bike maintenence and a small selection of used bikes.

Wheel & Sprocket
Seven locations
Wheel & Sprocket was founded in 1973, and has provided local riders with new bikes and close-outs ever since. It also maintains bikes and sells bicycle accessories from bells to helmets.

Molly Snyder started writing and publishing her work at the age 10, when her community newspaper printed her poem, "The Unicorn.” Since then, she's expanded beyond the subject of mythical creatures and written in many different mediums but, nearest and dearest to her heart, thousands of articles for OnMilwaukee.

Molly is a regular contributor to FOX6 News and numerous radio stations as well as the co-host of "Dandelions: A Podcast For Women.” She's received five Milwaukee Press Club Awards, served as the Pfister Narrator and is the Wisconsin State Fair’s Celebrity Cream Puff Eating Champion of 2019.