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Features and Awards

We are truly honored to be recognized by the community that we've proudly served year after year.

Editor’s preamble:

Today’s blog is a special blog. It’s a guest blog to be exact. Our pal Colin True, host of the Rock Fight Podcast provides us with a controversial hot take from the mountain bike world. Specifically, Colin decided to throw wrenches instead of rocks and attempts to poke holes in the value and usefulness of suspension on mountain bikes. Be warned, you may be triggered from this one folks, so take three slow, deep breathes and read on...

A Fall Equinox Campout in the Cleveland National Forest

As part of Adams Avenue Bicycles’ quarterly campout series, a group of riders rode through Cleveland National Forest to Lake Cuyamaca State Park for this year’s fall equinox. Find a recap and a beautiful gallery of photos from the campout by Martin Rodriguez here…

San Diego Uptown/
Downtown News

2022 Silver Award for Best Bike Shop


San Diego Reader's Poll Winner for Best Bike Shop 2022!

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Daily Inspiration: Meet Charles Cofer

Today we’d like to introduce you to Charles Cofer.

Alright, so thank you so much for sharing your story and insight with our readers. To kick things off, can you tell us a bit about how you got started?
Adams Ave Bikes was founded in 1978 and has been in its current location since the 2000s. AAB has always focused on community and service and we have been honored to be recognized by so many local publications for providing such services....

San Diego Uptown/Downtown News

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Pandemic Problems For Local Bike Shops

By John Carroll / General Assignment Reporter & Anchor
Contributors: Matthew Bowler / Video Journalist
Published August 6, 2021

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Coronavirus Means Big Business For San Diego Bicycle Shop

By John Carroll / General Assignment Reporter & Anchor
Contributors: Matthew Bowler / Video Journalist
Published August 22, 2020

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Normal Heights, San Diego: A Tight-Knit Community Within Reach of Downtown

By Debra Kamin
March 17, 2020

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Winner for
Best Bicycle Store 

Union Tribune Readers Poll 2019

Feb 23, 2021

San Diego’s BEST Reader's Poll, in its 25th year, wanted to spotlight local businesses that make up the fabric of San Diego like Adams Avenue Bicycles, we were also part of their  2019 awards!

Bike San Diego


Nov 25, 2013

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Downtown SD Shops Carve Niches

Published March 2, 2011

"Adams Avenue Bicycles has built its business catering to the hip North Park community by sponsoring a team with more than 80 riders, holding in-store spin classes and supporting the San Diego Bicycle Coalition and the Velodrome Association."

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