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Bishkek Bike Shops Guide

Bishkek Bike Shops Guide

The season is almost here — in some days you will see more bikers in Bishkek with ski and snowboard shops turning into bike shops. In the anticipation of the official opening of the season coming Sunday, March 26, GO KG has prepared a bike shops guide with the most popular ones. 

Gergert Sport

Probably the most popular bike shop in town. Ski and snowboards shop during winter season, this shop turns into bike shop like many other shops. GT, Giant and Author brands can be found in Gergert. The place sells bikes for kids too. Majority of the bikes are MTB. Gergert also sells spare parts, accessories and gear. You can also get your bike fixed here.

  • Price range: KGS 17,900 to KGS 200,000 (~USD 260 to ~USD 2,900)
  • Bike rental: KGS 600 per day (KGS 400 for half a day) 
  • Working hours: Mon to Sun, 10 am to 9 pm
  • Address: 119, Gorky str.
  • T: +996 (312) 541 611, +996 (772) 351 508, +996 (700) 541 611
  • W: gergert.kg

Velo Leader

Do you know those small shops, where the owner himself greets you and helps you choose your first bike? This is the one. Oleg Iuganov, the owner is a well-known person among local bikers. The place sells different brands and types of bikes — from MTB to BMX. On top of buying spare parts, accessories and gear you can get your bike fixed in Velo Leader.

  • Price range: KGS 18,000 to KGS 62,000 (~USD 255 to ~USD 890)
  • Bike rental: not available
  • Working hours: Tue to Sat, 10 am to 6 pm
  • Address: 226, Moskovskaia str.
  • T: +996 (312) 896 404, +996 (555) 451 265
  • W: not available

Alex KG

You can sometimes meet the owner of the shop, Alexander helping customers in Alex KG. The place is a ski and snowboard shop during wintertime and turns into a bike shop with spring. One of the few places in town selling Specialized brand bikes. Alex KG also offers spare parts, gear and accessories. The shop sells two types of bikes and bikes for kids too. Maintenance services are available as well.

  • Price range: KGS 40,000 to KGS 280,000 (~USD 570 to ~USD 4,000)
  • Bike rental: not available
  • Working hours: Mon to Sat, 9 am to 7 pm (Sun 9 am to 4 pm)
  • Address: 5 B, Baitik Baatyr str.
  • T: +996 (312) 881 414, +996 (556) 112 233
  • W: alex.kg

Bike Shop

Though the name is pretty obvious, this shop is unique. First, it's perhaps the only only bike shop and second, this is the only shop to sell fixed gear bikes. YHC, Bikes, PureFix, Colossi and Cinelli are among the brands Bike Shop offers. The offer is limited only to adult and maintenance services are provided only for the bikes bought in Bike Shop. 

  • Price range: KGS 24,500 to KGS 210,000 (~USD 350 to ~USD 3,000)
  • Bike rental: not available
  • Working hours: Mon to Sun, 8 am to 8 pm
  • Address: —
  • T: +996 (551) 907 013, +996 (555) 017 017
  • W: not available / Instagram page

K2

The name says for itself — this is the only shop to sell K2 bikes. This place too turns into a bike shop with spring and is a ski and snowboards during winter. The maintenance is limited only to the bikes bought at K2. You will also find accessories, gear and spare parts here.

  • Price range: KGS 15,000 to KGS 70,000 (~USD 215 to ~USD 1,000)
  • Bike rental: not available
  • Working hours: Mon to Sun, 9 am to 7 pm
  • Address: 91, Mira ave.
  • T: +996 (551) 931 551
  • W: not available / Facebook page

Sport Expert

This shop is just across the road from K2 and belongs to the same owner. And it's almost the same except two things — it offers a wide range of gear for alpinists and sells only KONA bikes. Apart from that it's similar — spare parts, gear, accessories and limited maintenance.

  • Price range: KGS 20,000 and higher (~USD 285 and higher)
  • Bike rental: not available
  • Working hours: Mon to Sun, 9 am to 7 pm
  • Address: 73/1, Mira ave.
  • T: +996 (551) 694 848
  • W: not available / Facebook page

Velo Pro

A small shop in the central part of the city, which is convenient if you need to get your bike fixed it accepts all bikes. The shop also sells accessories, gear and spare parts. The bikes choice includes GIANT, GT and Author brands. 

  • Price range: KGS 10,000 to KGS 60,000
  • Bike rental: not available
  • Working hours: Mon to Sun, 9 am to 7 pm
  • Address: 176, Chui ave.
  • T: +996 (555) 991 137, +996 (555) 835 310
  • W: not available / Facebook page
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