Frank's Bike Shop

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  • 553 Grand St

    New York, NY 10002

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  • 212-533-6332

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Hours
Mon 09:00 AM-07:00 PM;Tue 09:00 AM-07:00 PM;Thu 09:00 AM-07:00 PM;Fri 09:00 AM-07:00 PM;Sat 09:00 AM-07:00 PM;Sun 10:00 AM-06:00 PM

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Thank you for assisting me when I came at your store looking for bicycle parts. You have really done a great job.

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Thank you for assisting me when I came at your store looking for bicycle parts. You have really done a great job.

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Though the bicycles they sell here is pricey but you are assured that they sell here are of quality. It is worth it.

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Though the bicycles they sell here is pricey but you are assured that they sell here are of quality. It is worth it.

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I was looking for affordable bike but one with high quality. The staff helped me find one and I couldn't be more happier with the experience.

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I was looking for affordable bike but one with high quality. The staff helped me find one and I couldn't be more happier with the experience.

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This bike shop is not glamorous, but I am always interested in the older model / used bikes they have outside for sale. Not many places in Manhattan like this where you can buy old bikes with some character. If you want to buy a beater bike or something with a little more old style (and you don't want to run around on craigslist), then you can check out Frank's.

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This bike shop is not glamorous, but I am always interested in the older model / used bikes they have outside for sale. Not many places in Manhattan like this where you can buy old bikes with some character. If you want to buy a beater bike or something with a little more old style (and you don't want to run around on craigslist), then you can check out Frank's.

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Good/friendly service, quick turn around. Just went in for a bike repair.

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Good/friendly service, quick turn around. Just went in for a bike repair.

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"Fat bottomed girls they'll be riding today
So look out for those beauties oh yeah" --Queen

If you're looking for a great place to rent a bike for the day, especially if you've the mind to ride across the Brooklyn Bridge and/or tour Williamsburg and the area, this is the place to go. A friend and I rented bikes last August and September from Frank's, and I'm sure we'll do it again several times come Spring. Rental prices are great ($30 a day) and will include a helmet and lock if requested.Good selection of bikes, too. You can rent sports or touring bikes, cruisers, women's bikes and men's bikes. I think you can get kid's bikes and tandem bikes as well. Best of all, you can call ahead of time and they'll have it all set up for you by the time you arrive.

The service is very good, too. No muss, no fuss, they'll get you going on your way! I love Frank's Bike Shop!

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"Fat bottomed girls they'll be riding today
So look out for those beauties oh yeah" --Queen

If you're looking for a great place to rent a bike for the day, especially if you've the mind to ride across the Brooklyn Bridge and/or tour Williamsburg and the area, this is the place to go. A friend and I rented bikes last August and September from Frank's, and I'm sure we'll do it again several times come Spring. Rental prices are great ($30 a day) and will include a helmet and lock if requested.Good selection of bikes, too. You can rent sports or touring bikes, cruisers, women's bikes and men's bikes. I think you can get kid's bikes and tandem bikes as well. Best of all, you can call ahead of time and they'll have it all set up for you by the time you arrive.

The service is very good, too. No muss, no fuss, they'll get you going on your way! I love Frank's Bike Shop!

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"Fat bottomed girls they'll be riding today\r
So look out for those beauties oh yeah" --Queen\r
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If you're looking for a great place to rent a bike for the day, especially if you've the mind to ride across the Brooklyn Bridge and/or tour

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"Fat bottomed girls they'll be riding today\r
So look out for those beauties oh yeah" --Queen\r
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If you're looking for a great place to rent a bike for the day, especially if you've the mind to ride across the Brooklyn Bridge and/or tour

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Had a few hours left in New York and decided to bike across the Williamsburg and Brooklyn bridges. Frank had me on the road in minutes on a very comfortable and quick bike. The shop has a great feel to it - these people know bikes and cyclists. I'll be back in summer and take a bike out for a full day!

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★★★★★

Had a few hours left in New York and decided to bike across the Williamsburg and Brooklyn bridges. Frank had me on the road in minutes on a very comfortable and quick bike. The shop has a great feel to it - these people know bikes and cyclists. I'll be back in summer and take a bike out for a full day!

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i am mad. this place is terrible. i buy a bike there and 2 days later it worked horribly. i was mad so since im 13 i used my last allowance money to buy another bike and IT BROKE in 3 days. Yeah they explain everything in a nice way so people in any age can understand but the place is cramped and the bikes are used and broken. I want my money back!

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★☆☆☆☆

i am mad. this place is terrible. i buy a bike there and 2 days later it worked horribly. i was mad so since im 13 i used my last allowance money to buy another bike and IT BROKE in 3 days. Yeah they explain everything in a nice way so people in any age can understand but the place is cramped and the bikes are used and broken. I want my money back!

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Frank's is great, very professional,I recomend them to anyone,I go there whenever I hav a problem, and they always take care of it!

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Frank's is great, very professional,I recomend them to anyone,I go there whenever I hav a problem, and they always take care of it!

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I went to fix a broken shifter, it was working functionally, but visually and holding it, it was broken. I didn't like it because it was loose and could have fallen off. I went in asking a guy if he could fix or replace it. He does a few quick shifts up and down, which no one who knows their way around a bike would do. And gives a price estimate. Not only does he shift it to the wrong gear I had in place, but while riding the bike 3 feet, the derailer breaks. I went in to complain and they wouldn't do anything.

It also seems shifty. They're no place to bring your bike in, so you just have to leave it outside, where someone could just run up and snatch your bike. Not safe.

I will give them the fact that they have everything you need, tools, lubricants, locks, but it's all expensive. I would highly advise that you only go here if it's a life or death situation. The old guy there is nice, but everyone else just seems like they're in the business for your money.

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I went to fix a broken shifter, it was working functionally, but visually and holding it, it was broken. I didn't like it because it was loose and could have fallen off. I went in asking a guy if he could fix or replace it. He does a few quick shifts up and down, which no one who knows their way around a bike would do. And gives a price estimate. Not only does he shift it to the wrong gear I had in place, but while riding the bike 3 feet, the derailer breaks. I went in to complain and they wouldn't do anything.

It also seems shifty. They're no place to bring your bike in, so you just have to leave it outside, where someone could just run up and snatch your bike. Not safe.

I will give them the fact that they have everything you need, tools, lubricants, locks, but it's all expensive. I would highly advise that you only go here if it's a life or death situation. The old guy there is nice, but everyone else just seems like they're in the business for your money.

Pros: Warm during winter. They have everything you need.

Cons: Too many to list

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No image or hype here !
( a refreshing change from some other bike stores in Manhattan, who are often staffed by the most unhelpful and rude people you ll find anywhere ).
OK so the shop is a cramped but you are nt going to live there, and that s part of its charm. Every time you go, there s always something to listen to or look at while you wait for their attention .... it really is like some ones backyard fix it shop or house .
I bought two bikes at 90% of the lowest price everyone else offered. I did nt even have to ask.
They are busy though, so be prepared to wait.
Recommended for women who don t know anything about bikes, as they will patiently explain the best options without talking down to you and with absolutely no pressure.
Frank 's should be proclaimed a NATIONAL CYCLING TREASURE.

vic biker

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★★★★★

No image or hype here !
( a refreshing change from some other bike stores in Manhattan, who are often staffed by the most unhelpful and rude people you ll find anywhere ).
OK so the shop is a cramped but you are nt going to live there, and that s part of its charm. Every time you go, there s always something to listen to or look at while you wait for their attention .... it really is like some ones backyard fix it shop or house .
I bought two bikes at 90% of the lowest price everyone else offered. I did nt even have to ask.
They are busy though, so be prepared to wait.
Recommended for women who don t know anything about bikes, as they will patiently explain the best options without talking down to you and with absolutely no pressure.
Frank 's should be proclaimed a NATIONAL CYCLING TREASURE.

vic biker

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I bought a used 3 speed bike from frank's about 2 weeks ago. within a week, the break cables snapped off and the rear axl split in half. No problem it's used and things happen. I brought it back to get it fixed. While I was there i bought ANOTHER bike to use while mine was being fixed..... When I went back to pick up my bike, they flat out told me that I should buy my bikes and get them fixed somewhere else because I use my bikes for "commercial use" whatever that means. That's the way they treat good customers?...any dope can sell you a bike. It's the customer service and repair part of the business that sets bike shops apart. Frank's is lousy

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I bought a used 3 speed bike from frank's about 2 weeks ago. within a week, the break cables snapped off and the rear axl split in half. No problem it's used and things happen. I brought it back to get it fixed. While I was there i bought ANOTHER bike to use while mine was being fixed..... When I went back to pick up my bike, they flat out told me that I should buy my bikes and get them fixed somewhere else because I use my bikes for "commercial use" whatever that means. That's the way they treat good customers?...any dope can sell you a bike. It's the customer service and repair part of the business that sets bike shops apart. Frank's is lousy

Pros: nothing

Cons: there are about 5 other bike shops in the area

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The staff at Frank's is great! Very polite, down to earth and absolutely no airs about them. They just know everything there is to know about urban biking. Don't let the seeming chaos fool you. I noticed that both Frank and Tom are amazing multi-taskers, so just because they are answering questions from 3 or 4 other customers, they aren't skipping a beat as they set up your bike or find the part or accessory you need. I found just the bike I wanted so I bought on the spot; no need to check out anywhere else.

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The staff at Frank's is great! Very polite, down to earth and absolutely no airs about them. They just know everything there is to know about urban biking. Don't let the seeming chaos fool you. I noticed that both Frank and Tom are amazing multi-taskers, so just because they are answering questions from 3 or 4 other customers, they aren't skipping a beat as they set up your bike or find the part or accessory you need. I found just the bike I wanted so I bought on the spot; no need to check out anywhere else.

Pros: Great service, knowledgable staff, easy parking if you have a car

Cons: A little out of the way

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Very knowledgeable and friendly mechanics, they explain everything about bikes in detail and help you make a choice based on your needs without trying to push a more expensive model that you don't really need. They are also patient and don't look down on you if you are a bike layman. They assemble your bike and install any accessories right in front of you, and they do it fast. The prices are also highly competitive - I checked the prices of a model I bought on the internet (Giant Cypress Hybrid), and it it is about as much as I paid in store, but unlike online, in store you get your bike properly assembled and tuned-up before you go.
They also offer free one year maintenance on their bikes. My experience with them was well worth a trip from Brooklyn.

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★★★★★

Very knowledgeable and friendly mechanics, they explain everything about bikes in detail and help you make a choice based on your needs without trying to push a more expensive model that you don't really need. They are also patient and don't look down on you if you are a bike layman. They assemble your bike and install any accessories right in front of you, and they do it fast. The prices are also highly competitive - I checked the prices of a model I bought on the internet (Giant Cypress Hybrid), and it it is about as much as I paid in store, but unlike online, in store you get your bike properly assembled and tuned-up before you go.
They also offer free one year maintenance on their bikes. My experience with them was well worth a trip from Brooklyn.

Pros: good and fast service, positive attitudes, friendliness - you name it

Cons: a bit cluttered inside

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I've been going here for over 12 years... after having a bad experience at another local chop shop (tried to scam me $100 for a tune-up) Usually I get a tune, new tubes, or brakes adjusted every few years... a few times he didn't even charge me, mostly I always pay far less than I expect. But the low cost is half of it... it's a nice, down to earth neighborhood place so you feel like you're at your friend's dad's house who happens to fix and sell bikes. Not to mention it's great to see local kids, hipsters, bike messengers, road racers, all milling about casually... and a great array of bikes parked out front: new, vintage, folders, choppers and low riders . Definitely bike mecca.

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I've been going here for over 12 years... after having a bad experience at another local chop shop (tried to scam me $100 for a tune-up) Usually I get a tune, new tubes, or brakes adjusted every few years... a few times he didn't even charge me, mostly I always pay far less than I expect. But the low cost is half of it... it's a nice, down to earth neighborhood place so you feel like you're at your friend's dad's house who happens to fix and sell bikes. Not to mention it's great to see local kids, hipsters, bike messengers, road racers, all milling about casually... and a great array of bikes parked out front: new, vintage, folders, choppers and low riders . Definitely bike mecca.

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I've been going here for over 12 years... after having a few bad experiences at other shops (one tried to scam me for 100 for a tune-up) I found Frank's and wouldn't bother a minute in any other shop. Usually get a tune, new tubes, or brakes adjusted every few years... I always end up paying at least half what I am expecting, so nice and down to earth you feel like you're at your friend's dad's house who happens to fix and sell bikes. Not to mention it's great to see local kids, hipsters, messengers, racers, all milling about casually... and a great array of bikes from new to vintage, folders, choppers and low riders parked out front. Definitely bike mecca.

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I've been going here for over 12 years... after having a few bad experiences at other shops (one tried to scam me for 100 for a tune-up) I found Frank's and wouldn't bother a minute in any other shop. Usually get a tune, new tubes, or brakes adjusted every few years... I always end up paying at least half what I am expecting, so nice and down to earth you feel like you're at your friend's dad's house who happens to fix and sell bikes. Not to mention it's great to see local kids, hipsters, messengers, racers, all milling about casually... and a great array of bikes from new to vintage, folders, choppers and low riders parked out front. Definitely bike mecca.

Pros: Neighborhood, informal, informative, old school NYC

Cons: none

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If I lived in the neighborhood, I'd be happy to do business here regularly. I recently stopped by while looking to buy a new bike. The staff made me feel right at home and spent plenty of time anwering my questions, yet never made me feel any pressure to buy.
I ended up buying a bike elsewhere mainly because Frank's is a long trek from where I live, and I need to be able to get back to the shop easily if I need any tune ups or repairs.

PROS: Superfriendly staff
CONS: Extremely cramped store

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★★★☆☆

If I lived in the neighborhood, I'd be happy to do business here regularly. I recently stopped by while looking to buy a new bike. The staff made me feel right at home and spent plenty of time anwering my questions, yet never made me feel any pressure to buy.
I ended up buying a bike elsewhere mainly because Frank's is a long trek from where I live, and I need to be able to get back to the shop easily if I need any tune ups or repairs.

PROS: Superfriendly staff
CONS: Extremely cramped store

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Great service, great people and really good prices ! Folks at Frank's will do everything to
make you one happy customer - they also have a great selection of folding bikes that you
can take upstairs on that walkup building of yours . Yikes ! Totally cool neighborhood shop !

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Great service, great people and really good prices ! Folks at Frank's will do everything to
make you one happy customer - they also have a great selection of folding bikes that you
can take upstairs on that walkup building of yours . Yikes ! Totally cool neighborhood shop !

Pros: Frank will continue to service your bike after you buy it from them !!!!

Cons: Closed on Wednesday.

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Sometimes the wait is long (especially on Summer weekends), and the little shop is crowded, but Frank's has great deals on used bicycles. He also provides great service after your purchase, sometimes free, sometimes cheap. Good people.

PROS: selection, price, attitude
CONS: a little far from public transport (if you need to go pick up your bike)

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Sometimes the wait is long (especially on Summer weekends), and the little shop is crowded, but Frank's has great deals on used bicycles. He also provides great service after your purchase, sometimes free, sometimes cheap. Good people.

PROS: selection, price, attitude
CONS: a little far from public transport (if you need to go pick up your bike)

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I went there to have my bike fixed: the service was very quick, friendly and unexpensive! They also fixed my friends bike for free (it was just a small repair). I would defenitely go back there if my bike will have problems in the future...and would reccomed the service to my friends too.

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★★★★★

I went there to have my bike fixed: the service was very quick, friendly and unexpensive! They also fixed my friends bike for free (it was just a small repair). I would defenitely go back there if my bike will have problems in the future...and would reccomed the service to my friends too.

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When my montain bike needed repair, I choose Franks Bike Shop. There was a problem where the chain will come off and there was a squeek in the front tire. Also, when the front suspension was moving, it would start making a nose. Found out it was just some minor adjustments that needed to be done and they finished the bike within a day and rode throughout the summer with no problems. They were very honest and never tried to sell more than what the repair needed.

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When my montain bike needed repair, I choose Franks Bike Shop. There was a problem where the chain will come off and there was a squeek in the front tire. Also, when the front suspension was moving, it would start making a nose. Found out it was just some minor adjustments that needed to be done and they finished the bike within a day and rode throughout the summer with no problems. They were very honest and never tried to sell more than what the repair needed.

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Franks is a genuine neighborhood bike shop. He serves his community in this working class LES neighborhood and everyone there knows him.

Very nice selection of used bikes, including vintage bikes. This is the place to go if you need a basket or a child seat, they are experienced in this and have a good selection.

Franks is not just for used bikes though, I bought my new specialized allez elite there and paid a very good price for a superb ride. He was generous with the discount and replaced my seat and pedals for a low charge. Labor is very inexpensive at franks.

He also has some specialty bikes, such as tandems, call ahead and find out, i think you might be able to rent from him too.

On a saturday it's pretty crowded. Franks is open early, 9:00 am, but it's always closed on Wednesdays. FTrain EastBway

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Franks is a genuine neighborhood bike shop. He serves his community in this working class LES neighborhood and everyone there knows him.

Very nice selection of used bikes, including vintage bikes. This is the place to go if you need a basket or a child seat, they are experienced in this and have a good selection.

Franks is not just for used bikes though, I bought my new specialized allez elite there and paid a very good price for a superb ride. He was generous with the discount and replaced my seat and pedals for a low charge. Labor is very inexpensive at franks.

He also has some specialty bikes, such as tandems, call ahead and find out, i think you might be able to rent from him too.

On a saturday it's pretty crowded. Franks is open early, 9:00 am, but it's always closed on Wednesdays. FTrain EastBway

Pros: selection, price, neighborly

Cons: cramped

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I recently had a problem with my bike and a neighbor told me to take it to Frank's Bike Shop. They took a look at it and told me there was a problem with one of the tires, and they were able to fix it in a few minutes for very little money. A few minutes later I was out the door. I use my bike a lot when I'm in the city, so finding a good bike shop is very important to me, and Franks is a good bike shop.

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I recently had a problem with my bike and a neighbor told me to take it to Frank's Bike Shop. They took a look at it and told me there was a problem with one of the tires, and they were able to fix it in a few minutes for very little money. A few minutes later I was out the door. I use my bike a lot when I'm in the city, so finding a good bike shop is very important to me, and Franks is a good bike shop.

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Frank's is a full service bike shop, providing equipment, repairs, free air for your timres, and rentals. They sell and repair ALL kinds of bikes, both children's and adults (also stationary bikes).
The place has the old time mom and pop type shop, where you really feel like you are being taken care of.

PROS: Wonderful people / service
CONS: Inside the store is a bit cramped

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★★★★☆

Frank's is a full service bike shop, providing equipment, repairs, free air for your timres, and rentals. They sell and repair ALL kinds of bikes, both children's and adults (also stationary bikes).
The place has the old time mom and pop type shop, where you really feel like you are being taken care of.

PROS: Wonderful people / service
CONS: Inside the store is a bit cramped

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Franks bike shop has amazing one of a kind bikes for those of you who are looking for that hart to find bicycle. Also, its a great place for people who are just starting out on their riding careers, because they are extremely friendly and helpful. I had a friend who went in and the guy working there even gave her a few free lessons out of the shop but I dont know if that is standard.

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Franks bike shop has amazing one of a kind bikes for those of you who are looking for that hart to find bicycle. Also, its a great place for people who are just starting out on their riding careers, because they are extremely friendly and helpful. I had a friend who went in and the guy working there even gave her a few free lessons out of the shop but I dont know if that is standard.

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We went to a bunch of shops but none of them compared to this Frank's. It's worth the trip down to the LES. They knew so much about the different bikes and what I was looking for. They discounted our purchase by over 15% and outfitted my bike with everything a city rider needs. These guys know their stuff and it's actually fun to wait for your bike while it's being assembled or repaired!

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We went to a bunch of shops but none of them compared to this Frank's. It's worth the trip down to the LES. They knew so much about the different bikes and what I was looking for. They discounted our purchase by over 15% and outfitted my bike with everything a city rider needs. These guys know their stuff and it's actually fun to wait for your bike while it's being assembled or repaired!

Pros: Friendly, Knowledgable, Great Selection

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Frank's Bike shop deep in the heart of the Lower East Side is a place you would never go unless you live in the neighborhood since there is not much else around. They have tons of stuff- new and used bikes, accesories, parts, etc., but it

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Frank's Bike shop deep in the heart of the Lower East Side is a place you would never go unless you live in the neighborhood since there is not much else around. They have tons of stuff- new and used bikes, accesories, parts, etc., but it

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