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We Love Beginners!

We love beginners!
Welcome to the Wonderful World of Cycling!
Over the past twenty-six years or so, bicycles and cycling have improved as much as personal computing. To list just a few of the significant innovations, new gossamer light frame built from a variety of space age materials allow much lighter and easier-to-pedal bikes; shifting systems have become user-friendly with intuitive controls and silky-smooth operation;  traditional caliper and modern disc systems offer awesome control and power; modern seats pamper you with space-age cushioning materials and anatomic designs; and many of today’s bicycles boast sophisticated suspension systems that tame tough trails and potholed pavement for an ultra-comfortable ride.

While we think of these developments as great enhancements to our favorite activity, we also realize that for someone just getting into cycling, all this technology can be overwhelming. Likewise, if it’s been some time since you rode a bike, or if you’re getting into biking from a simpler sport, such as running, you may feel a bit intimidated the first time you visit our store and see all the equipment we have to offer.

Don’t be. Lakeside Bicycles is here to help and there’s nothing we enjoy more than introducing you to our store and the innovations and improvements in bicycles. Keep in mind that we were all beginners at one time, too, and we remember what it’s like to get started. We can help you get the right equipment and ensure you enjoy it fully. We can show you how to avoid the common mistakes we made as beginners. And, we'll clue you in on the best places to ride, too.

We have a friendly, highly experienced staff who can't wait to answer any questions you have. So, come on into the store, email us at or give us a call at 503-699-8665 and we’ll do our best to help. What’s more, we’ve loaded this website with information about us, our products and cycling so that you may access what you need even when our store is closed.

Thanks a lot for choosing us. We look forward to helping you with all your cycling needs!


Lakeside Bicycles looks forward to assisting you with all your cycling needs
For health and pleasure, bicycling can't be beat!