Velosmith Bicycle Studio

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801 Ridge Road
Wilmette, Illinois 60091
Phone: 847-920-9360
Email: info@velosmith.com
Website: http://www.velosmith.com
Spoke Alliance Member: No

Product Delivery Channels

We ship mail-order via:
We offer local home/work delivery, transacting via:
You may order in advance, and pick up, transacting via:

Bike Fit

Key Tri-Specific Contact(s): Yes, Their Names - Rachel Wills, Tony Bustamante
F.I.S.T. Tri Fitter(s): Yes, Their Names - Rachel Wills
F.I.S.T. Road Fitter(s): Yes, Their Names - Rachel Wills
F.I.S.T. Advanced Fitter(s): None
BFACT Score: 0
BikeFit, BodyGeometry, Retul, Serotta, or Trek Fitter(s): Yes, Their Names - Tony Bustamante, Rachel Wills
Default Tri-Fit Methodology: Unanswered
Fit Bikes: Retul Muve, Waterford
Motion-Capture Systems: Retul


Wetsuits: None
Bikes: None
Custom Frames: Parlee, Seven

General Information

Shop Hours: 11-6pm Tuesday - Friday, 11-5pm Saturday, closed Sunday and Monday
Barnett-Trained Mechanic(s): None
United Bicycle Institute-Trained Mechanic(s): None
Shop Info: Velosmith is situated in a cozy 19th century road house in Wilmette, IL, just north of Chicago. Our customer-centric bicycle studio provides cyclists and triathletes with a dedicated range of quality products and mechanical services—from small service jobs to complete overhauls and full custom bike builds. Velosmith is proud to partner with Seven Cycles, Parlee, Cervelo, Focus, and many of the world's finest suppliers of parts and accessories. You experiencing optimal comfort and performance on your bike is at the heart of everything we do.
Directions: We are located in Wilmette, IL, about 8 miles north of Chicago. From Chicago: Take I-94 West, exit Lake Ave. East. Cross over Skokie Blvd. Turn right on Ridge Rd. Velosmith Bicycle Studio is directly on right, just before Schiller Ave. From the East: From Sheridan Road, take Lake Ave. West. Cross over Green Bay Rd. Take left at Ridge Rd. Velosmith Bicycle Studio is directly on right, just before Schiller Ave. From the North and West: Take I-94 East, exit Lake Ave. East. Cross over Skokie Blvd. Turn right on Ridge Rd. Velosmith Bicycle Studio is directly on right, just before Schiller Ave. Parking available on street or in the lot across from studio..
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Shop Hours
not open much
convenient hours
Parking Availability
little parking
plentiful parking
Triathlon Inventory
no tri inventory
lots of tri stuff
Brand Representation
second tier brands
the best tri brands
Triathlon Knowledge
naive to triathlon
Bike Fit
no fitters or studio
good fitters and studio
pompous or lazy
friendly and helpful
wrenches lacking
good wrenchwork

There have been 2 updates to this bike shop:

willsra at July 14, 2016 10:03 AM
Velosmith at February 15, 2013 10:24 AM