Upcycles Bike Shop Policies

1 year warranty parts and workmanship on our bikes, and overhauls.* 

  • The warranty includes minor adjustments for free: brake adjustments, shifting adjustments, wheel truing, drivetrain lubrication, and tire inflation.

  • This warranty does NOT include flat tires, and normal wear and tear of tires, brake pads, chain, gears, and pedals.

  • *This warranty does NOT include:

    • Damage due to improper or neglected routine maintenance,

    • Installation of components, parts, or accessories not originally intended for or compatible with the bicycle as sold,

    • Damage or failure due to accident, misuse, or abuse.

90 day warranty on all repairs.

Watson-built Wheels:

I guarantee Watson wheels against spoke breakage and going out of true for my lifetime (I am 62, after all, so I may not be able to fix your wheels for the rest of your life). If you break a spoke or your wheel goes out of true, just bring or ship it in, and I’ll fix it for free.  Brake wear, dents from potholes, wheels that are too light or have too few spokes for your weight and/or intended use, and wheels abused, crashed or crushed other than normal riding use are excluded.



We are very grateful for your donation, but it is not tax-deductible.


Special Orders:

A non-refundable deposit 50% of parts and labor is required.



  • Deposit of 33%

  • Purchase must be paid in full in 90 days, ⅓ of the price each month.

  • No lay-away charge if you pay in full by 90 days.

  • We will try our best to contact you if you haven’t paid for more than a month. Please keep in touch with us, especially if your phone number has changed or your phone is off.

  • If more than 90 days go by since you have paid and we haven’t had contact with each other, you will lose your deposit and other payments.


Bike Storage:

  • We will try to contact you when the repair is done.

  • Free storage for 30 days after repair is complete.

  • After 30 days, we will add $1/day to your repair bill.

  • After the sales value of the bike has been used up by the repair bill + storage fees, you gave given up the bike to offset our costs.



  • If you buy a bike from us and return it in good condition, we will buy it back according the schedule below:


                                Time owned               Buy-back % of original cost


                                            0-3 days                                     90%

                                  4-7 days                                      80%

                                  8-28 days                                    70%

                           29 days-2 months                              60%

                                2-4 months                                   50%

                                 4-6 months                                  40%

                             6 months-1 year                              30%

                                 > 1 year                                       20%


  • If you decide to buy a more expensive bike within a month after buying a cheaper one from us, we will buy back your original bike according to the above schedule down to 50%.


  • We do not store or sell data from our website.

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Spring 2020 Hours

Monday, Wednesay,

Friday, Saturday

10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Closed Sunday, Tuesday, and Thursday

Avoid COVID-19 by riding a bicycle!

"Oh-bike is a lifesaver! We're supposed to avoid the subways." 

Text from James' daughter in NYC

Riding a bike for your short commute or errands instead of riding in a shared enclosed vehicle (bus or Rapid or uber or taxi), avoids some of the highest risk environments for catching any disease, including the COVID-19.

It the Stay-at-Home order keeping you housebound to care for dependents? James is in this situation, and is saving (some of) his fitness and sanity by biking on a trainer. Upcycles has affordable used trainers and rollers to ride your bike in the sanctuary of your home.

Upcycles Bike Shop measures to provide a safe store environment

We are aware of the growing concern surrounding coronavirus (COVID-19) in Ohio. Bike shops are classified as an essential transportation business under the Ohio Department of Health's Stay-at-Home order, so our store will remain open to the public. We are working diligently to provide the products and services you need, while keeping our store environment as sanitary and safe as possible.


Our employees are required to wash their hands between each customer interaction and follow other heightened hygiene requirements.

  • Before bikes are returned to the customer, they are wiped with disinfectant.

  • Our tools are sanitized after every repair.

  • Our store counters and door handles will be continually disinfected throughout the day.