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Menlo Velo is committed to the cycling community whether you are a racer, casual weekend cyclist, or bicycle commuter. The important thing is that you are on your bicycle. We are a small old-school bicycle shop that specializes in customer service and we take great pride in the quality of our work.

We proudly feature bicycles by Yuba, Breezer, and Specialized, including Specialized S-Works Bikes!

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 Please come by and see us soon or feel free to contact us.


Meet our Team

Rainer



Rainer is our fearless leader and owner of Menlo Velo since 1995.

Rainer has amassed quite the collection of bicycles after becoming fully entrenched into the cycling industry.

Proud father of a UCSB graduate who now attends law school in Sacramento.

Favorite style of bike: "Groad" or gravel road bikes.
Zoey


This is Zoey, she is a dog. More Specifically, she is Rainer's dog.

She hangs out at the shop relatively often, and she is super friendly.

Sometimes Zoey can feel a little lonely here at the shop, feel free to stop by and give her some scratches.

 Your dogs are welcome here as well!

Christian

Christian has been our personal bike wizard/magician/guru/ service specialist since 2008.

He loves road and cyclocross and joins The Noon Ride whenever he's not wrenching.

Favorite bike: Specialized Roubaix with Ultegra Di2, 11-42t Cassette, and Specialized 321 rear carbon disc wheel.

Michael




Michael is a proud burn survivor, and certified bike hoarder.

Self-proclaimed "Fixie Kid".

His first job was at a bike shop right out of high school, and he's worked at a bike shop ever since.

Favorite style of bike: Single speeds and anything with flat handlebars. Baskets and racks are a plus! 

Alex



Alex was born the year Rainer took over Menlo Velo, it took 23 years to find his way here.

Corn/Tortilla chip aficionado.

A Stanford graduate and former President/Captain of the Stanford Triathlon Team.

Favorite bike: Specialized Allez (as pictured) equipped with Sram RED components fondly named Summer. Alex says he will NEVER get rid of this bike!

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