Metropolis Bikes

Bikes for City Life

Metropolis Bikes NBDA Best Bike Shops
The National Bicycle Dealers Association (NBDA) is the leading non-profit organization dedicated to promoting excellence and awareness in the bicycling industry.  The NDBA is also the publisher of the world's leading trade magazine, Bicycle Retailer
The “America’s Best Bike Shops” program rates bicycle stores in North America against the highest performance levels in the industry, with the goal of identifying and promoting the best independent dealers in the country. 
We are thrilled to have made the cut!


Metropolis Bikes Receives 2012

Best of North Hollywood Award

NORTH HOLLYWOOD October 27, 2012 -- Metropolis Bikes has been selected for the 2012 Best of North Hollywood Award in the Bicycle Dealers category by the North Hollywood Award Program.

     Each year, the North Hollywood Award Program identifies companies that we believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are local companies that enhance the positive image of small business through service to their customers and our community. These exceptional companies help make the North Hollywood area a great place to live, work and play.

     Various sources of information were gathered and analyzed to choose the winners in each category. The 2012 North Hollywood Award Program focuses on quality, not quantity. Winners are determined based on the information gathered both internally by the North Hollywood Award Program and data provided by third parties.

Metropolis Bikes has been selected as one of the

"Best Bike Shops in America"
 Bicycling Magazine
The world's leading consumer magazine devoted to cycling~
a top resource
for cycling news, equipment and training information.

"On Hallowed Ground:  The Best Bike Shops"

Our sincere thanks to the folks at Bicycling Magazine,
to our customers,
and to our crackerjack staff!

The Metro Crew lands the cover of the industry magazine, Bicycle Dealer.


Metropolis Bikes is featured on EXTRA TV!

An EXTRA TV special segment on Celebrities on Bikes was taped recently at Metropolis, hosted by Electra Bicycle Company's CEO, Benno Baenziger.  Many of the celebrities featured purchased their bikes at Metropolis, and have since become some of our favorite customers!


Many of Tinseltown's favorite celebrities have picked up their bikes at Metropolis.  From custom cruisers to hand-embellished electric bikes, our stars ride in style!

Mylie Cyrus on her Pedego Electric
Joe Jonas on a custom Schwinn
Hilary Duff on her Schwinn cruiser
William Shatner and wife Elizabeth on Pedegos
Ashley Tisdale on an Electra cruiser

The City of Los Angeles recognizes Metropolis Bikes 

Councilman Tom LaBonge awarded two official City of Los Angeles Certificates of Appreciation for the Metropolis Bikes Business Mixer, co-sponsored with the Toluca Lake Chamber of Commerce.  Councilman LaBonge is an avid cyclist and an ardent supporter of cycling-related legislation in the city.  He's a great friend to the shop, and a great friend to the cycling community.  He is also well-known for knowing the name of every street in his district.  Way to roll, Tom!

(compiled from Google, Facebook, Yelp, Citysearch and Bike blogs)

“Simply, hands-down, the best bike shop I've ever been to...awesome customer service.”

(J.O., Customer from Marina Del Rey, CA)

“Probably the most unique bicycle shop I’ve ever been in…”

(M.P., Head Designer of top leisure class bicycle company)

“Five-star customer service.  I couldn't have been happier, every step of the way.”

(K.K., Customer from Lake Balboa, CA)

“Friendliest bike shop in town.  The bike commuter's best friend...”

(L.D., Customer from Los Angeles, CA)


“I cannot say enough great things about Metropolis."

(D.S., Customer from Los Angeles, CA)


Metropolis Manifests A Mega Mindblow...overall excellence indeed.

(J.G., Customer from Studio City, CA)

Metropolis Bikes in California Style Magazine
Metropolis Bikes in California Style Magazine
It was a festive scene out of a Dicken's tale with a SoCal twist ~ Christmas carolers, mounds of presents and a gorgeous KCAL weather anchor!  The spirit of giving filled the air at the annual Chips for Kids Toy Drive.  The Metropolis Elves joined the fun, donating a GT BMX bicycle on behalf of Metropolis Bikes.  Our very own Jimmy G. appeared on the CBS Evening News broadcast with weather hottie Evelyn Taft.  Our heartfelt thanks to our friends at the CHP who work very hard throughout the year for this terrific charity.  Watch the video clip from the news broadcast on our Facebook Page!

Metropolis gets in the spirit with Santa at the Chips for Kids Toy Drive
Jimmy G on the CBS/KCAL lot
CBS Weather Reporter Evelyn Taft