Moving into a new phase for the shop! I’ve been getting a lot of requests for bike rentals, something that’s been missing in Gloucester for a while. My hope is that this will help more people — both visitors and locals — get outside and enjoy our beautiful area. So starting soon, bikes will be available …

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This is Sylvia, a customer’s Merlin Camena. She loves to get around Cape Ann, and we’re gonna let you guess all the spots she’s visited. To enter your guess, just comment below, message me on Facebook or Instagram, or email via the contact form. Whoever gets the most right over the spring/summer wins a free …

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A few weeks ago I wrote about the excitement we felt as kids when spring was approaching. I still feel that excitement every year, and I’ve just started getting my “spring bike” tuned up a bit. If it’s warm enough on the weekend (over 40 degrees) I’ll make sure I get out for a ride. …

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Opening Day at Stage Fort Park Postponed Hey friends, looks like the city needs a little more time to get the Stage Fort Park vendor space ready, so the opening of the Big Mike’s Bikes pop-up shop planned for Thursday the 21st will have to wait a bit. Ahh, island life! But don’t worry: I’m …

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Hi! My name is Scott Ryder, and I’m a long-time resident of the North Shore. I’m also a cyclist and a photographer, and I’m passionate about both. Knowing about these passions of mine, my friend Mike Rogers of Big Mike’s Bikes asked me to contribute some guest posts to this blog. So I’m pretty excited …

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Announcing a new venue for Big Mike’s Bikes! Beginning March 21st, the mobile bike shop will be set up at the Stage Fort Park Visitor Center, offering repairs, service and accessories. Hours: Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 10–6* Scheduled pickup/dropoff or on-site service will be available Sundays and Wednesdays. *Weather permitting. On rainy days, please call/text …

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