Bicycles are a great way to commute around Singapore. Here’s where to buy affordable, quality bicycles to make your way around the city!
With the ever–expanding Park Connector Networks (PCN) and bike-friendly infrastructure, getting around Singapore on a bicycle has never been easier. Why should you buy a bicycle? Besides being great commuting tools, riding a bike is also a great way to keep fit, to explore new places and to have a whale of a time with friends and families.
Bicycles also are light on carbon footprint – hence the movement in many cities to go car–lite and bicycle–friendly. If you’ve ever wanted to buy a bicycle, check out our list below. Or even if you want to snatch a good deal on an affordable bike, we know where to go.
Decathlon took Singapore by storm since its first outlet opened in 2016. Featuring quality yet affordable sports products and equipment across over 50 different sports, the cycling enthusiast in you is sure to be satisfied. Bicycles here range from mountain bikes and city bikes, to convenient foldable bikes that you can bring onto the MRT, and even kids bicycles. The versatile Riverside 100 Matt Bike is going for $250 and can be ridden on both city pavements, as well as rougher terrains. Looking to invest in a durable road bike? What’s more, add accessories like bike lights, bottle holders and baskets into your cart when you buy your bicycle, and everything will be assembled before the final product gets delivered right to your doorstep. And don’t hesitate to bring your bike down to its stores if you need a quick servicing!
2. Hello, Bicycle!
Hello, Bicycle! imports lifestyle bicycles and cycling accessories suited for leisure, commuting, and fitness purposes. The team, which is constantly looking out for exciting brands and products for their customers, carries a vast selection of bikes for both adults and children. Brands that it carries include Linus, Tokyobike, Lekker, and more. Its charming showroom, located in the happening area of Bugis, proudly displays its collection of bicycles and cycling peripherals. Despite some of the bike’s vintage appearances (which only adds to the charm, right?), the store assures that they are made of high tensile steel and their brakes, moving parts and the like are made with the most up-to-date technologies from Japan and Europe.
Address: #01-01 Bylands Building, 135 Middle Rd, 188975 (Showroom)
Tel: 6333 0054
Opening hours: 11.00 a.m. to 9.00 p.m. (daily)
With two storefronts located conveniently – one at Jurong East and one at East Coast – Roadalink has been a local favourite for quality bicycles, accessories and cycling equipment. Whether for the young or young-at-hearts, Rodalink carries a wide selection of bikes for all terrains and users. Its good selection of mountain bikes is also sure to appeal to those seeking to ride on the dirt. It also sell cycling apparels and footwear to complete your cycling expedition around the city. Keep an eye out for its promotions too! Bikes and bike parts are often on sale here, and free local delivery is applicable with a minimum spend of $200.
Address: 166B Upper East Coast Rd., 455270 / #01-98D 18 Boon Lay Way, 609966
Tel: 6242 8330 / 6795 4320
Opening hours: 11.00 a.m. to 8.00 p.m. (daily)
4. My Bike Shop Singapore
My Bike Shop Singapore was started by a bunch of cycling enthusiasts who live by the fact that cycling is a fun way to exercise. They started with their love for foldable bicycles as they believe that these versatile bikes bring the most benefit and convenience to people – whether you like to commute to work, or go for a ride with the family over the weekend. They can be easily stored in vehicles, and can be brought onto public transport too (see here)! Today, its selection has extended to road bikes and carbon fibre wheelsets. Locals may be happy to know that it has two outlets located in the heartlands, with one in Bukit Merah and another in Yishun.
My Bike Shop Singapore
Address: #01-06 213 Henderson, 159553 / Blk. 9 Yishun Industrial St. 1, 768163
Tel: 6274 3968 / 6694 1750
Opening hours: 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. (Mon. to Sat.). Closed on Sundays and Public Holidays
5. Coast Cycles
Coast Cycles have been designing, prototyping and refining pedal and electric bikes since 2014. The bikes it produces are one–of–a–kind, but nonetheless aims to retrieve emotions like joy, want and escape for all riders. We’d recommend you to go visit its uber cool store to see their unique offerings. The store’s Quinn Bicycle fits the bill and is a real stunner. With 20-inch wheels, compact mini–velo dimensions and an integrated central cargo cage built into the top tube, this bicycle joins the ranks as one of the most innovative bikes, bagging three international design awards: Red Dot Award: Design Concept 2015, iF Design Award 2016, and Taippei Cycle D&I Awards 2016!
Address: 54 Siglap Dr., 456176
Tel: 6681 6681
Opening hours: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Mon. to Fri.). Closed on Saturdays and Sundays
6. T3 Bicycle Gears
Located at Upper East Coast Road, T3 Bicycles Gears is good place to scour out your next two-wheeler. Then, you’ll be well equipped to join the other cyclists at the well–loved East Coast Park. The bike repertoire here includes the new Specialised Roubaix bicycle, which appeared at the Paris-Roubaix race with Philippe Gilbert from Belgium on April 14. Follow its Facebook page for their latest arrivals and you just might find something that would wow your friends and cycling enthusiasts alike! Do check out their Facebook page for more updates, promotions and handy tips.
T3 Bicycle Gears Pte. Ltd.
Address: 1K Figaro St., 458322
Tel: 6441 6828
Opening Hours: 11.30 a.m. to 7 p.m. (Mon. to Sat.). Closed on Sundays and Public Holidays
Cannasia is a Cannondale distributor and the official service centre based in Singapore. With two decades of experience in the industry, it are well equipped in handling different types of bicycling needs. Cannasia has a select variety of bikes including ones suited for fitness purposes or for just traveling around the city. it is also proud to offer the Guru Fit Experience as one of its premium services. With this, beginners can receive a professional fitting to ensure that they are comfortable on the bicycles they want to buy, and competitive cyclists can also improve their positions and aim for optimal performance. Bike servicing packages are available here too.
Address: 83 Frankel Ave., 458211
Tel: 6441 4772
Opening hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Mon. to Sat.) / 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Sun.)
8. Hup Leong Co.
Besides being a great place to buy bicycles, the team at Hup Leong Co. also specialises in bicycle servicing, bike fitting, and even bike consultations. With a comprehensive range of products and services offered, coupled with their belief in providing our customers the best possible service, Hup Leong Co. is a place for bicycle enthusiasts and newbies alike to call their one-stop bicycle shop. Whether you are looking for an affordable bicycle, a quality handlebar, or even a new pedal, you’ll most likely find what you need here. Its long list of positive reviews are testaments to their claim of being “the bicycle people”.
Hup Leong Co.
Address: #01-107 Block 51, Chin Swee Rd., 160051
Tel: 6532 3700
Opening hours: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Mon. to Sat.). Closed on Sundays and Public Holidays
9. Tay Junction
Tay Junction, who emphasises the fact that they are riders at heart, offers a wide array of bicycles from road to mountain, triathlon and children bicycles. From durable bikes that go for $800, to premium ones that can fetch up to more than $10,000, you’ll definitely be able to buy a bicycle, or find your next bicycle upgrade here. Components and accessories are also available for purchase from Tay Junction. If your bike is in need of some maintenance, bring it down to its storefront at Bukit Timah Road.
Address: 733 Bukit Timah Rd., 269748
Tel: 6462 5158
Opening hours: 9.30 a.m. to 7 p.m. (Mon. to Sat.). Closed on Sundays
Carousell is a homegrown online marketplace app which allows users to list items and products up for sale. It is where many Singaporeans go to buy and sell both new and second–hand goods. Today, there is an expansive list of both new and pre-loved bicycles on Carousell. (Check out other places to get pre-loved items here!) The best thing is you can, as a user, negotiate the prices and terms with the seller, and arrange for your own pick–up/delivery plans. If you’re looking for something affordable, be sure to keep your eye out on the second-hand bikes here, as many of them are good as new with a few touch–ups here and there. Bike parts and accessories are available on this marketplace too!
By Lauren Ong, May 2019 / Last Updated + Additional Reporting by Derrick Tan