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Mountain Bike Shops 

It all revolves around the local bike shop (LBS), even with the internet and online bike shops, nothing beats a visit to the LBS. Every MTB store has its own unique character and characters who work (live) in them. Your local mountain bike shop is the source of all your mountain bike spares, information including latest mountain bikes, bike selection and sizing, cycling clothing and all the accessories you'll ever need. Its also great to find local MTB trails, people to ride with, have coffee, a break from work, a place to hang out, a meeting point, bike maintenance and the best of all, a place to spend your hard earned cash. South Africa has some great cycle retailers with passionate people behind their counters. The rider owned stores are the best because they know what they are selling and often have first hand experience with the products that they stock.

The mountain bike parts and bikes stocked by the bike shops are supplied via local agents, distributors or importers. They represent their principles the major mountain bike companies and suppliers from overseas and are there to provide local knowledge and support for the international brands. With the growth of mountain biking in recent years we have seen a growing number of international bike brands and products become widely available in South Africa.

Online Shopping in South Africa is a contentious issue especially when it involves buying directly from US and European online bike shops, thereby sidelining the bike store. But that's life and a result of globalisation and made possible by the internet. Shopping for bike parts online has its advantages and disadvantages, it can save you quite a bit of money or cost you in the long run. Getting mountain bike parts is usually quite cost effective because there are no import duties and shipping is often reasonable. However if you want to buy mountain bikes it will be a bit more expensive due to import duties on complete bikes.


Online Bike Shopping | Local Bike Shops Gauteng - KZN Western -Eastern Cape



Internet Bike Shops Europe and USA

Bike Pimp
Bikes and bits price comparison - compare prices on thousands of bike bits from many online UK retailers

Chain Reaction Cycles
Europe's largest Online Bike store - Buy Online. These guys have a great selection and good prices, delivery is usually within about a week.

Knog Online Shop
Cycling gear for the die hard enthusiast, gloves, bags, shoes and commuter gear.

Online supplier for mountain bike parts and accessories

Great Discounts on Mountain Bike Parts, Accessories, Cycling Clothing & more

Krank Dirtwear
Krank mountain bike clothing is a New Zealand-based company providing the best hard-out mountain bike clothing and accessories for dirtheads around the world.

Online Bike Shops in South Africa

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Rush Sports Cycling
A comprehensive online cycling sports store with a wide range of biking products 

Bicicletta online shop
Direct clearance and sales of Crank Brothers and Ritchey through their webstore.

Slick Cycle wear
Buy cycling tops, shorts and bib shorts online at the Slick online shop.

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Checkout the MtbOnline bookshop for the best selection of mountain biking books available and buy them online.

Bicycling Shop
Premium online cycling store supplying a wide range of carefully selected products and brands.

BuyCycle© is the largest South African based cycling superstore and as such works with the most reputable and accredited local suppliers and/or manufacturers to bring best possible deals!



Local Bike Shops


Cajees Cycle Corner
A large retailer with many branches all over Gauteng

Cycle Lab
This large and well stocked shop is located in Fourways Johannesburg and also has a branch in the Western Cape in West Lake. This store has a great web presence and offers many other cycling related services although they are more road focused. 

Complete Cyclist
Complete Cyclist, an emerging group of concept bicycle stores in Bryanston and Hout Bay whose aim is to provide you, the cycling enthusiast with great service, the right bikes and gear at a convenient shopping destination.

Mikes Bikes
A young vibrant Mountain Bike shop located in the heart of Greenside Johannesburg, authorized retailers for Santa Cruz Mountain Bikes and Giant Bicycles and exclusive agents for Electra Bicycles in South Africa.

Epic Sports Cycles
South African cycling retailer based in Centurion, stocking top brands such as Cannondale, GT, Scott, Schwinn, Momsen, Mongoose, Magura, GoPro, Rudi, MucOff and many others. 

BikeBay is dedicated to assisting the individual cyclist to successfully buy and sell used bikes and equipment in a simple and cost effective way. The business has a showroom based in Sandton, Gauteng, and the electronic listing service will be mailed out on a national basis. 

Kayalami Pro Cycles
Not actually in Kayalami, but rather in Voortrekker road in Alberton

Morningside Cycles
This well known bike shop on Rivonia Road in Mornigside Johannesburg is run by two brothers Colin and Kirk, both keen mountain bikers. They stock some unique bike brands as well as all the regular accessories.

Summit Cycles
A good LBS, located in Halfway House, run by Anton Bosman a keen mountain biker himself. Anton is always keen to help out and up to date with the latest in mountain biking. 


Kwa-Zulu Natal

Jowett's Cycles
Pietermaritzburg bike shop very active in the local mountain bike racing scene. 



Maverick Cycles
Probably the best known bike shop in the KZN area. These guys are really involved in the cycling and especially mountain biking. The original store is still in Somerset West in the Western Cape where they first set up shop.

Western Cape

Chris Willemse Cycles Online
This household name in cycling is located in Tygervalley near to the Sportsmans warehouse. They also have a great website with many products listed that can be ordered online and delivered.

Femme Sportif is a beautiful store dedicated to meeting the needs of female cyclists and active women. Their cycle club is exclusively for ladies. They are based in Tokai but have an online store as well.

Helderberg Cycleworld
You will find them at the Somerset Mall in Somerset West under the guidance of Petie Viljoen where you are guaranteed to get excellent service at affordable prices. They also have an online shop on their website.

Knysna Cycle Works
No trip to Knysna would be complete without popping in at Knysna Cycle Works. It is a small store with a lot of passion located in one of the most popular mountain biking destinations in South Africa. They pride themselves on their professional and capable workshop.

The Epic Bike Shop
Take a virtual tour of our shop online and when you're done make a plan to visit the real shop in Gabriel Road, Plumstead, CAPE TOWN where the world of cycling comes to life. The EPIC Bike Shop is run and owned by Aylex and Lance, both experienced, competitive cyclists for many years.

Manic Cycles
Manic Cycles in Franschhoek is owned and run buy well know local mountain biker Geddan Ruddock. They stock and sell mountain bikes as well as provide servicing, bike rentals in Franschhoek and offer regular rides.

The Cycle Factory Store
The Cycle Factory is the first shop in South Africa to offer bicycles, accessories and clothing in a factory store environment. They are able to keep our overheads at a minimum, offering a vast selection of top brands at low prices. Located in Montague Gardens near Century City


Eastern Cape 

Coimbra Cycle House
A well establish cycle shop in Port Elizabeth with a branch in George on the Garden Route. Coimbra Cycle House has been in business for about 30 years now Currently owned by the Havenga family who has a keen sporting background and still to day actively participates in the various cycling disciplines. They sponsor and organise various events in the Eastern Cape region.

Cyclo Pro 
Cyclo Pro is one of Port Elizabeth’s largest cycle outlets and is currently agents for, amongst others: Cannondale, Schwinn, Raleigh, Orbea, GT, Mongoose. Owned and personally supervised by Rob Rudman, all staff are actively involved in some form of cycling. Rob prides himself on the friendly family atmosphere and has a wide range of specialised tools sourced for the benefit of the discerning home tool owner, an aspect not often offered.



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