Where to buy your used bikes in Toronto
Buying a bike is a great investment especially when you want to move around with ease and convenience. If you are considering buying a used bike while in Toronto, to facilitate movement between your York U housing and class, you have come to the right article. While there’s always the temptation to get your used bike online from sites such as Craigslist, it is much better to visit a used bike shop. Shops come with the peace of mind of knowing a mechanic has looked at your bike, and some shops even offer some form of limited warranty.
Ride Away Bikes
Whether you are looking for a single speed or a fixie, the Ride Away Bikes shop has what you need. This store does not stock vintage bikes, so you will not have to worry about old and worn out junk that will not function when you need it to. You can also get your bike repaired here, if that’s what you are looking for.
My Little Bike Shop
Now, if vintage is what you are looking for, vintage is what you will get at My Little Bike Shop. And not to worry, the vintage steel frames have been refurbished to top working condition. You can get the best of both worlds-vintage elegance and modern utility. This shop is located on College near Ossington.
Newson’s Bike and Skate Exchange
This is the shop you should be heading to if you are looking to exchange your bike for a better ride. Definitely a good deal for those parents whose bike riding kids want to move up to the next size. There’s a selection of adult bikes too if you want to spice up your commute from your York University residence.
This is a haven for the bike rider who is also a DIY enthusiast. Here, you get the chance to build your own bike from scratch with help from the staff and a great selection of refurbished parts to choose from. Bike Pirates is a registered non-profit and it is located in Parkdale.
Gwartzman’s Art Supplies
If you are looking for somewhere high-end to get your art supplies, then this store might not be it. But if you are looking for a place where you can save a ton and get great deals on your supplies such as canvases, then make your way to this store. It probably cost you plenty to rent an apartment near York U, you should not be breaking the bank to get art supplies as well.
Wheel Excitement is definitely known as the place to rent a bike during the summer months because of its waterfront facing location. Besides this, Wheel Excitement is a great place to strike a good deal on a used bike. You will not get anything too fancy, but it will be useful.
Mike the Bike
You’ve decided to rent an apartment near York U, but you still want a practical commuter bike to help you move around. What options do you have? Mike the Bike is your go to place for a commuter bike that will not break your wallet. You can get bikes from between $250 to $400 depending on what you want.
Bike Sauce offers refurbished commuter bikes at reasonable prices and DIY repairs as well. You have to be careful though-this place is only open in the evenings and on weekend afternoons. While the hours may seem strange, the deals you get will be nothing short of pleasant.