We are Vancouver's Recumbent Bicycle and Tricycle specialists. We sell, rent and repair bikes, recumbents, tandems, trikes, folding bikes, and more. Come visit our store and talk to our riding enthusiasts about all your biking needs. We have access to a wide selection of bike accessories including helmets, locks and wheels. We also provide steel welding services. Visit our website or come into our store and see what Cambie Cycles has to offer!more...
It's pretty clear, even before you walk through the door, that Cambie Cycles isn't your typical bike shop. The bikes parked out front of the shop don't look like normal bicycles — and that's because they're not. They're recumbents, bikes that put the rider in a laid-back, reclining position.
Cambie Cycles, which has been serving the Cambie Corridor for almost 30 years, is Vancouver's first and only recumbent bicycle specialist. The shop has been selling recumbents since owner Brock Davis first saw one featured in the pages of Popular Science magazine in 1986. Even though they have been around for almost a century, recumbents weren't easily sourced in the ‘80s, so Brock decided to build his own.
Today the Recumboni, Cambie Cycles' house bike, is still hand built right in the shop's basement. Additionally, Cambie Cycles carries several different brands and types of recumbents, from short-wheelbase commuters to low-slung tricycle tourers. When asked to explain the appeal of recumbents, Brock doesn't hesitate. “Comfort. The laid-back position allows cyclists for whom the traditional cycling posture causes pain to keep on riding.” Even for the average cyclist, there's a saying that once you go 'bent...
The Yellow Pages Guidelines describes the type of content which is not appropriate on the site. We may remove content that we consider to be offensive or otherwise in breach of these guidelines. Please help us respond more quickly by choosing how this content may be inappropriate.
Thanks for your help
The review has been reported to our moderators and will undergo a review process.