In bike shop news: REI & 718 Cyclery

Outdoor gear superstore REI is coming to Manhattan in the Puck building, 303 Lafayette St.


They’re scheduled to have their Grand Opening December 2nd. This is 35,000sq ft space will have a street level bike shop and all the necessary needs for the urban adventurer.

Here’s an article in DNA info about how the new flagship store is maintaining the old world integrity of this historic Puck facility.

Download their new smart phone app. to learn more about the store and win prizes, including a Novara Buzz One Bike.

Another bike shop news 718 Cyclery gets a nod from bicycle retailer magazine after their recent move to the Gowanus part of Brooklyn.

The article talks about how this little shop that could, maintains its independent spirit with unique collaborative builds, workshops and customer participation.

Read more here.

2 comments to In bike shop news: REI & 718 Cyclery

  • CTP

    Re: 718.
    Hopefully this means they will stop spamming craigslist with their commercial posts now? You know, theones that show fixie frames lying next to drywall screws…

  • Joe

    Our CL postings have numbered under 10 in the last 15 months, but we’ll do our best to keep the “spam” down

    …they were wood screws, not drywall screws.