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Original Bike Shop


Average Rating:    (4 of 5)

No. of Reviews: 5

At The Original Bike Shop

  • We spend time helping beginners make the right designs.
  • We provide experienced riders with help on training and conditioning.
  • We have Northern New Jersey's first indoor computerized training facility.
  • We have realistic route simulations for every level of cycling.

    We are a shop owned by active riders, where the joy of cycling is our guide.
  • Address
    108 Route 46 East
    City/County
    Saddle Brook
    State/Territory/Province
    NJ
    Zip/Postal Code
    07663
    Country
    US
    Phone
    (973) 478-6555
    Shop Hours
    Mon/Tues 11-7 ¨ Thurs/Fri 11-9 ¨ Sat 10-5
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    Reviews 1 - 5 (5 Reviews Total)

    Review Date
    August 30, 2013

    Overall Rating
     5 of 5

    Customer Service Rating
     5 of 5

    Technical Expertise Rating
     5 of 5

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    Every few months

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    Reviewed by: Rodger Ludwig ,  Weekend Warrior

    Shop Summary:
    I started going to this shop about 30 years ago when my son was first into BMX riding. At that time, Mel sold me a quality bike at a fair price. He backed up my purchase with good service when ever I needed it.

    Over the years since, I've purchased other bikes and various bike related products from this shop. I've always been treated fairly and professionally. When you talk to the Mel who is the long time owner, it's like having a "friend" in the bike business.

    I have always respected Mel's recommendations, and would definitely recommend this shop.

    Customer Service:
    First Class

    Other Comments:
    When you need help, Mel is there to help.



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    Review Date
    September 11, 2011

    Overall Rating
     1 of 5

    Customer Service Rating
     1 of 5

    Technical Expertise Rating
     3 of 5

    I visit this shop:
    Once a week

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    Reviewed by: jake ,  Weekend Warrior

    Shop Summary:
    I always go in wanting something I did research on and am comfortable with. Then im steered in a different direction. For any beginners beware, mel is going to use his cheap car salesmen method on you. He's going to want to sell you somthing that will drop in price if he doesn't get it off his floor soon. He Doesn't treat his customers fairly and has bad people skills. How can he (the shop owner) ignore a paying customer. Beware, and make sure you do research that way you wont leave his store with whatever he tricked you into getting. All the other employees are very friendly and helpfull. Suck they have such a terrible boss. Bike shops who barely stay afloat should try to conduct honest business habits.

    Customer Service:
    Good luck



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    Review Date
    May 3, 2009

    Overall Rating
     5 of 5

    Customer Service Rating
     5 of 5

    Technical Expertise Rating
     5 of 5

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    Every few months

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    Reviewed by: crywalt ,  Weekend Warrior

    Shop Summary:
    I love this shop. Mel and his wife are great. Years ago when I went looking for bikes for my kids, I dropped in a few different shops in the area. One was run by a foreign guy clearly uninterested in helping me pick out a bike. One was just plain useless. But Mel clearly wanted to help me. Since then we've been back for bikes for me and my wife as well as new bikes as the kids outgrow the old ones. Mel and his staff of bike rats are always maximally helpful, even for dopey things like helmets that have lost their clips. Great for tune-ups, too.

    Sure, you can get bikes cheaper elsewhere, like at Toys 'R' Us. A friend of mine bought a bike for his kid where they'd assembled the handlebars on backwards -- just what you want from your bike store, right? You may pay more at Mel's, but it's worth it. You can always hand the bikes down to another kid.



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    Review Date
    April 13, 2008

    Overall Rating
     5 of 5

    Customer Service Rating
     5 of 5

    Technical Expertise Rating
     5 of 5

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    Every few months

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    Reviewed by: tbirdhs ,  Weekend Warrior

    Shop Summary:
    Great selection of bikes to fit my very large and heavy body.

    Customer Service:
    Mel has been great. I bought a new bike 2 years ago and love it. Been in for servce a 5 times and was happy with speed, price and quality. Had warrenty issue after 1 1/2 years and Mel chased down the factory rep and took care of everything.



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    Review Date
    September 7, 2007

    Overall Rating
     4 of 5

    Customer Service Rating
     4 of 5

    Technical Expertise Rating
     4 of 5

    I visit this shop:
    Once a week

    Visitors rate this review
    3.00 of 5, 2.00 votes

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    Reviewed by: kot ,  Weekend Warrior

    Shop Summary:
    Pretty decent place, I bought a bike that I did not like and they took it back as a trade in for a new one...generally very helpfull guys.



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