Best Bike Shop Photo credit to Sean M. Hower West Maui Cycles This venerable shop in Lahaina has bikes, parts, maintenance and even maps. But not tours. They don’t do tours. Seriously–if the county starts regulating downhill bike tours, then even little shops like this may get caught up in the fray. Anyway, they offer “fitting” appointments (which can take one to two … [Read more...] about MauiTime Best of Maui 2014: Best Bike Shop West Maui Cycles
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Maui barely registers on the map of cycling destinations. In fact, a recent Bike League report card ranked the state as 40th out of 50 in terms of biking policies, infrastructure and laws. Yet we have some of the world's best scenery and weather–you could basically ride year-round on this island. When it comes to Maui cycling, most people think of the bike down the volcano … [Read more...] about Want to go for a ride? Here’s our guide to cycling on Maui
West Maui Cycles in Lahaina is like a lot of bike shops. It’s relatively small, offers a nice selection of road and mountain bikes for sale and has a maintenance and repair shop. It also rents bikes–even offers maps so visitors can find a few local sites and, more importantly, not get lost. “I do not offer tours,” said owner James Boote. “Never have.” But under proposed new … [Read more...] about Will The County of Maui Overreach As It Tries To Regulate Downhill Bike Tours?
Best Bike Shop West Maui Cycles Ready to circle the island on just two wheels? West Maui Cycles is open to rent, sell or repair bikes seven days a week. They say the view of Maui is sweeter from a bike seat, and it’s hard to argue with it. Especially on the Westside, bike cruising is part of the Maui Lifestyle, to say nothing of being great for your health. 1087 Limahana … [Read more...] about MauiTime Best of Maui 2013: Best Bike Shop on Maui: West Maui Cycles
Best Bike Shop West Maui Cycles Every time I bike up hill, lumbering like some giant prehistoric wheeled reptile, one of those sleek, wasp-thin cycles, rider clad in high-tech material designed to reduce wind drag by .001 percent comes sprinting up from behind me. My face burns with embarrassment when they offer up a terse “thanks” as they pass, without even breaking … [Read more...] about MauiTime Best of Maui 2012: Best Bike Shop on Maui: West Maui Cycles