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Brockton Cyclery

Brockton Cyclery is a full-service bike and repair shop carrying a wide variety of steel commuter, adventure, and touring bikes. They also build custom bikes from scratch. 

With walls and floor covered in wood paneling, this 3,000 square-foot shop is manned by industry professionals who've been working in the store since its Bikes On Wheels days. 

brockton cyclery torontoIt hasn't changed too drastically since the Bikes On Wheels owner sold the store to his longtime head mechanic, Dan Lambert, with Brockton Cyclery still stocking a diverse selection for every type of rider.

brockton cyclery torontoIf you're looking for a commuter bikes, prices will start at around $500 for you, including brands like B.C. brand Norco, Fuji,  classic or roadster builds from Linus, and California company Masi.

brockton cyclery torontoFor something stripped down but functional, city-friendly Civia bikes cost around the $600 mark and come in a few sunny colours. 

brockton cyclery torontoThey even offer an e-bike: a light design collab with Norco and a Bosch motor that costs around $3,400. 

brockton cyclery torontoWhere Brockton Cyclery really shines, however, is its expertise in touring bikes, high-end road bikes, and gravel riding. 

brockton cyclery torontoEndurance racing has become more popular in the cycling world, so if you're an amateur trying to eventually tackle the BT 700 (a gruelling "bikepacking" trip involving 715 kilometres of mostly off-road cycling), this store's a good pitstop. 

brockton cyclery torontoIt's a lot more accessible than, say, the Tour De France, but you'll need more specialized road, dirt, or adventure bikes from companies like Surly or All City.

brockton cyclery torontoAt the back of the store is the repair room, where mechanics align skewed frames, true wheels, and do tire inspections.

It's also where BLK ELK, the store's bespoke bike service, builds custom titanium bikes from scratch. It'll cost much more than $2,000 for a hand-made bike, but is especially handy for riders with accessiblity issues or people of different sizes. 

brockton cyclery toronto

For those budding riders, there's also a wall of kids' bikes from brands like Early Rider.
brockton cyclery torontoParts for sale include synthetic and vegan saddles and grips from Brooks. You'll also find a limited but thorough selection of commuter accessories like locks, helmets, and handmade bells from Spurcycle

brockton cyclery torontoDon't expect to much apparel here aside from some tees, though you will find a good selection of bike-friendly, waterproof bags from Brooks, Blackburn, and panniers from Ortlieb

brockton cyclery torontoWhether you're planning to hit the gravelly roads for an upcoming race, or just trying to take a ride on the streets of Toronto, this cycling store is a one-stop shop for gear and expertise. 
brockton cyclery toronto

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Hector Vasquez


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