The bike lanes haven’t yet been figured out, the traffic’s mean, and yet bike shops keep moving in.  With the arrival of Mission Bicycle five now live in the Mission District.  Why?  Too Many? Can they all survive?
Was Valencia Cyclery upset when Mission Bicycle moved in?  To find out, Mission Loc@l visited the five shops and over the next week or so, readers will get some answers in five segments–yes one per shop–on Mission Wheels.  The first piece focuses on Pedal Revolution, open since 1996 and the only non-profit bike shop with a social mission–– helping at-risk youth in job training and life skills.


Bicycle shops in the Mission District.

Bicycle shops in the Mission District.