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Mission Statement

We provide the highest quality products with competitive prices, and outstanding professional and mechanical services after the sale. We constantly strive for 100% customer satisfaction. We look past the single sale and are committed to a long-term customer relationship. Our commitment to the community will be the envy of the bicycle industry.

Our Staff

We are passionate about cycling and love our jobs. We get paid to talk about bikes with happy cyclists all day - every day.

John, Rebecca, Derek, Chris, Tim, Wayne and Harry have over 160 years of "Bike Store" experience between them. There will be virtually no want, need (or problem) too big or small that we cannot fix.

We are National Champions; Olympic Trials competitors; State Champions; Mount Mitchell top 5 finishers; ReTul and Body Geometry certified bike fitters; Triathletes; Mountain, Road and Track Cyclists; Retail Professionals.

We are Friends of Harbison State Forest, Palmetto Cycling Coalition and Friends of Sesqui Board Members and supporters.

We have a commitment to the local athletic community hosting over 60 running, mountain biking and triathlon events in the last 2 decades.

Wanna talk about bikes or any other cycling related topics? Just try us. Cycle Center - your center for cycling and fitness.

Bike Lines We Carry

Come Visit Our Stores for the latest, coolest bicycle stuff on the planet!

  • Specialized: Quickly becoming the most desirable bike brand in America.
  • Cannondale: Long standing American heritage and premium name in cycling.
  • Pinarello: The one and only... When one thinks of roadsters, you think Ferrari and Pinarello. Done.
  • Univega: Actually an American company final assembled in Manning, SC.
  • GT: A realization of a BMX brand into a viable and durable all-purpose full-line bicycle manufacturer.
  • Dahon: The first and best in the folding bike category.

Come and get it! Awesome.

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Bicycle Positioning and Fitment

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Our fitting staff, John, Rebecca, and Derek combined have over 60 years of "Fit" training and experience. This team has Fit Certifications in abundance including, Retül and Master BG Fitter.

We have done fittings for National Champions, State Champions and Ironman Triathletes and all 3 of us have personal experience in competitive Road, Mountain, Track, and Triathlon. Which give us unique insight from a "Fitter" and "Athlete" perspective and giving a higher level of empathy to specific fitting needs.

We offer many levels of "Fittings" dependant on the customer's needs and budget. A very useful (for safety and comfort and particularly useful on a new bike) floor fit consisting of proper saddle height/setback/tilt. With limited use of tools and materials. Usually $30  (Free for new bike purchases).

A more advanced fitting including the above in addition to reach adjustments (stem changes) (bar tilt/lever placement) (cleat adjustments without shims) and limited use of tools and resources. $75

A Retül fit (the ultimate Fitment) will include computer video analysis and full use of tools and resources. Approx 2+ hours of analysis and fitment and including all of the previous fitment resources. $275  Retül details here. 

Fill out a brief Retül fitting questionnaire for a Retül fitting appointment. Or, call one of us to set up a consultation and appointment for your own personalized bike fit. There is nearly nothing a proper bike fit will not fix. From back pain to saddle pain to neck and shoulder pain to hip and knee pain to foot pain. And not to mention MORE POWER! Ride faster and more comfortable. Get a proper bike fit.

Email us for an initial contact and see if a professional Bike Fitting will help you be a better cyclist.

Greatest Selection

Cycle Center in Columbia SC. carries more inventory in more categories than any other store in the area.  If you want something we do not have immediately in stock, we will order the item and ship it if necessary. We have thousands of cycling, multisport, and outdoor specific items available.

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