Re: [CR] SF bike shop

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Date: Sat, 21 Feb 2009 11:40:16 -0500
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Subject: Re: [CR] SF bike shop

>How can it be that Google does not turn up a single reference to the
>old San Francisco bike shop just off the Pan Handle -People's bike and
>tool? I try it every year and no one has ever posted a reference to it
>that shows on this major search engine ? I know the owner still
>operated the shop at least until the early 80's. You could work on your
>own bike - buy or order parts or just hang out. It was a stark contrast
>to glamorous modern bike stores - no displays - no impulse items - just
>a nearly empty room with bike freaks.
>Garth Libre in Miami Florida USA Garth: the only shop that fits this description (which I can recall) is the Freewheel on 1920 Hayes St. it's the original (and small Freewheel shop, not to be confused with the larger newer Freewheel #2 on Valencia St. and it is indeed just off the Panhandle. They are still in business: 415-752-9195. Alan Goldsworthy (long time resident of) San Francisco, CA, USA