Allen County is home to a great local bike shop, Velo + Iola, which opened in April 2017 on the downtown square. Velo+ offers full-service bicycle repair, plus bikes from brands such as Kona, Salsa, Surly, All City, Masi, Haro and Linus, as well as biking components, gear, and apparel.

Velo+ also offers the excellent Maps Coffee, roasted at their Lenexa location (free samples!).

Address: 112 S. Washington Ave, Iola, Kansas 66749 [directions]
Phone: (620) 228-5566

 

Other Local Bike Services

In addition to the retail shop, a number of individuals offer bicycle repair services in Allen County:

Bill Asher
Bill runs a small bicycle repair service out of his garage in rural Allen County, just south of Iola, at 1065 1400 Street. In addition to repairing bikes, Bill also sells used bikes, most under $30. Bill can be reached at 620-228-2983.
Dave Fontaine
In addition to serving as the manager of the Southwind Rail Trail, Dave offers bicycle repair services from his garage, located just east of Iola along US-54. 620-496-7408

Regional Bike Shops

Chanute

Emporia

Independence

Osawatomie

  • Bicycle Doctor — 34255 Lookout Road, Osawatomie , KS — 913-731-3934

Parsons

Pittsburg

 

Other Kansas Bike Shops

There are, of course, numerous bike shops in larger cities such as Wichita, Kansas City, Lawrence, and Topeka. You can find a complete listing of bike shops in Kansas and neighboring states at Kansas Cyclist: Kansas Bicycle Shops