How to Open a Cycle Gear Store

Cycle gear store is an exciting business venture and, at the same time, allows you to gain financial independence. Cycling is probably one of the most exciting sports there is.

Cycling is also a form of exercise that most people enjoy. If you have a passion for cycling and thinking of starting a business in this field, here is some sound advice on how to do so.

Turn Your Hobby into a Business

If you are one of those whose hobby is cycling, then why not turn your hobby into a business? Since your passion is cycling, it is the most rewarding thing to start a business about it while earning a living out of it. Many entrepreneurs start their business by turning their passion into a business related to it. Most often than not, people who venture into a company related to their passion succeed because their heart is in it.

Create a Niche

In any business venture creating a niche is always the best prerogative; hard to achieve but attainable. How do you create a place in this kind of business? Aside from ensuring fewer competitors in the area where you would like to start your business, providing personalized service to your clients is just one way of creating a niche. Train your staff on providing good customer service: courtesy, approachable instead of intimidating, building rapport with clients, etc. Another way of creating a niche in the industry that you are in is the products that you tend to be available in your cycle gear store. People would visit your store to look for and purchase products for their cycling needs. Live up to the name of your store. When you open a cycle gear store, ensure that you provide almost all the cycle gear customers will likely look for. This is a way to make sure that customers will never have to leave your store to look for another cycle store just to be able to buy what they need. Remember that successful businesses have established a niche in their chosen field; that’s why they have an excellent client base of customers.

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An Excellent Location

Location is one of the foremost reasons why a business becomes successful. Buy a place wherein there is less competition. You must also see for yourself if you need a cycle gear store in the area where you want to start your business. It is an excellent idea that people in the place where you plan to start your business are where people love to bike.

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  • oualid benrouha said on October 5, 2012
    I was at cycle gear stor and I liked the concept I love to get some info to open a cycle gear store overseas please call or email (407)435-6884
  • alfred said on November 1, 2012
    Can I get more info in how to open a cycle gear?
  • Bo Reed said on April 25, 2013
    I live in Athens Ga. But have ideas for opening Cycle Gear either here or north of here Carterville Ga. Both location have a large cycling population. I have visited the Lawrenceville location several time and have been impressed with the products and the employees. Love to be apart of it. Please let me know how to get information on going forward with the process. My number is 770-546-8969
  • James Webster said on May 5, 2013
    I would like to know what it would take to start a cycle gear franchise I live in Prince George, VA
  • Leon Williams said on October 12, 2013
    I would like information on opening a franchise in Augusta, GA. to serve the military community of Fort Gordon and CSRA. Currently the closest Cycle Gear Store is Columbia SC. about 1.5 hours drive. Close enough for online orders but too far to commute.
  • Roy Hengst said on December 21, 2013
    I would like to open a cycle gear store in York ,Penna., U.S.A. The closest store is in Harrisburg, Pa. All information would be appreciated . Thank you
  • Antwayne Mikell said on January 6, 2014
    I live in Goose Creek, South Carolina and I live about 20 minutes away from a town called Monks Corner, South Carolina. The closes Cycle Gear is an hour away from Monks Corner so I'm looking to open one there. Can you please send me all the information that you have on franchising a Cycle Gear.
  • Courtney Pereira said on January 27, 2014
    Pensacola Fl. Been in the motorcycle industry for over 30 years. Harley dealer for 22 years. Have a nice store fronting a major artery with 40.000 cars the days that is vacant and across the street from the Harley Dealership. Call me if you feel we can work this out. 850 572 7271
  • Duwayne Smith said on January 28, 2014
    Augusta, Ga. Looking to open a Cycle Gear in the Augusta, Ga area. It's a large motorcycle & Military Community. The only Cycle Gear Stores are either in the Atlanta area or Columbia, SC. Can you please send me information on franchising. Thank you.
  • Happy said on August 20, 2014
    I'm interested n live in south africa pls help with how to start
  • Richie Pfeiffer said on August 26, 2014
    We have one store on LI NY it is in Hicksville NY. Long Island is a big place. I think Cycle Gear would do great out by me I live in Medford NY. Would like more information on how to go about it. Thanks, Richie Pfeiffer
  • Steven salvo said on September 17, 2014
    hi, I would like some info on starting up a store, cost etc. In my area biking us very big, we have annual big bike events and there is not a cycle gear shop within 40 miles. which is how far I travel to go to the closest to me. which I do often. Please contact me as I am excited to see if I can offer local biker buddies a local place to shop. thank you, Steven
  • Victoria Jubb said on November 11, 2014
    I liked to get information on how to open a store in North East, MD. Thank you.
  • Ryan Dugan said on November 27, 2014
    Would love to have Cycle Gear in a high traffic downtown Nashville TN location right next door to an independent metric bike repair facility. Please send applicable information.
  • Walter Parker said on May 5, 2015
    Would love to open a cycle gear shop in cypress Texas. Any information would be great.
  • Robert Goldsberry said on June 9, 2015
    I would like information on opening a store. The closest store is 120 miles from me. I have been to that store a few times and I like it and employees there were great. There are a lot of bikes in my area. Any info would be helpful Thanks
  • Kevin Brown said on July 7, 2015
    My name is Kevin Brown and I stay in Belle Glade Florida which is an 1 hour and 10 minutes away from your closes store (without) traffic which is located in Palm Beach and the other is in Ft. Lauderdale which is about the same distance. We have a lot of bikes come through the area so I need some info on how to be apart of such a great organization and bringing it to my community.
  • Ryan said on August 20, 2015
    Turlock, California, United States - Wondering what it would take to open a Cycle Gear store in my city. Please email the details about the costs and everything, thanks!
  • Brian Batchelder said on November 11, 2015
    I live just outside of Carlisle Pennsylvania. Your closest store to me is the Harrisburg Pennsylvania store. I am also a member of a motorcycle group so I get to meet different people all the time. Everybody that I talk to in the cycling community would like to have a Cycle Gear Store in Carlisle Pennsylvania. I have 23 years of retail experience and am currently a facility manager for a retail operation managing 22 sales reps and inventory around $500000 and a fleet of 25 trucks. If a franchise opportunity is available I would like to learn more about it.
  • Eric said on February 17, 2016
    Eric, I would like to open the first Cycle Gear store in NYC. Please send me any information you could supply with respect to this request as well as how much it would cost to start up. Thanks.
  • Trask Lyons said on March 26, 2016
    I am from Bordentown, NJ. I am interested in opening a Cycle Gear store in this area. could you please sent out any information and franchise start up cost that is available. Thank you I look forward to receiving it.
  • Craig hardy said on April 11, 2016
    I live in Grand Rapids, MI I am interested in opening and location here can you please send me information. Thanks!
  • Melissa said on May 22, 2016
    My husband and I are interested in opening a cycle gear store in Lubbock, Tx. Where can I find more info? Thank you
  • Dan C. bowen said on June 25, 2016
    Is cycle gear a franchise or company owned? I would love to open a store in Reno.
  • Pat mccloskey said on August 16, 2016
    Please contact me w/more franchise info
  • Eveline Haliday said on December 16, 2016
    My husband and I are interested in opening a cycle gear store in hinesville or savannah GA. Where can I find more info? Thank you
  • ANDRE ROUZAN said on September 29, 2021
    San Antonio has 2M people and one cycle Gear. I’d like to make it too. I live in the most significant and growing subdivision in SA. We could do great numbers out here, unlike the other store that is in a business district. The one would be in one of the fastest growing residential areas in a city that is the second fastest growing city in a state currently ranked 5th growth and 1st migration.
  • JosephSzyszkowski said on August 30, 2023
    I need some info on opening a gear store.


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