You can see a lot of people using bicycles in Qatar. Cycling is a great way to keep physically fit. It improves flexibility, strengthens your leg muscles and overall reduces stress levels. Different types of bicycles - for road, mountains, and tracks - are now popular as people are keen to assemble or buy their own bikes.
The ILoveQatar.net (ILQ) team has put together a list of some of the best places and affordable stores in town to find out where you can buy and assemble your own bike and start living that healthy lifestyle you've always wanted to.
Home of brands like De Rosa, Colnago, 3T, Eddy Merckx, Ridley, Shimano, Campagnolo, Assos, Bont Cycling, POC and 36 others, Al Ghariya Cycling opened its door for individuals who are into sports like cycling, swimming, running and triathlon.
They are the Campagnolo Service Center in Qatar, and you can place special orders on individual Campagnolo Service Parts. They also service Shimano and Sram equipped road, gravel and mountain bikes. Visit their one-stop shop for bicycles, gears, eyewear, outfits, electronic products and more. They also have a bike fitting studio (by appointment only), custom-fit cycling shoes and a repair service area. Kids bikes start at QR 550.
Road bikes start at QR 16,000. Al Ghariya Cycling accepts both cash/card payments.
Passionate bikers on wheels, this is what Carbon Wheels are all about. Carbon Wheels to share their passion for biking with people who love it the way they do. Their objective is to guide new and avid cyclists with trustworthy and reliable advice while providing state-of-the-art cycling parts and the personalised customer service that they need.
Carbon Wheels also offer high-end products from brand new bikes and parts. They sell riding gear and bike accessories to protect and help their customers while on the road. They offer bike assembling and customising as well. Bike brands they cater to include Bianchi, BMC Switzerland, Parlee, Passoni and Thrill.
Next on our list of shops is Go Sport. They are a global sports store that is bringing the best multi-brand sporting goods experience to the market today. Here, in Qatar, they have several branches and are considered one of the biggest sporting stores in the country, where you can buy anything bike-related along with a variety of other sporting goods.
They have large sections devoted to cycling and, although people may not automatically think of them as a bike shop, they offer bike repairs and servicing at the Villagio Mall branch. You can find the bike brand Silverback here.
Rasen Adventure Shop is one of Qatar’s leaders in cycling and outdoor equipment, accessories, and services and supports the growing community of bike enthusiasts in Doha. Rasen offers quality services, from road and mountain bikes ranging from beginners to top end experts. Their staff is equipped and knowledgeable when it comes to mountain bikes. The reason for this is because most of them are active mountain bikers.
There are two branches of Rasen in Doha: one is in Umm Salal Mohammed and the other is their new flagship store on the south side of Salwa Road. They offer services such as repairs and servicing, tuning and replacement of bike parts and bike rental. Rasen Adventure Shop caters to Cannondale, GT, Kross, Rocky Mountain and Look brands of bikes and accessories.
Doha Cycling is one of the cycling stores in town selling affordable bike products, parts and accessories. They started as a small bike shop in San Francisco in 2000 and became a big success. What started out as a hobby for the owners, has now become a life-long passion for them, that they share with those who have love bikes the way they do. Doha Cycling offers repairs and servicing as well as bike maintenance and parts. Bike brands they cater to are Willier and Specialized.
Skate Shack started in Bahrain in 1989 as a retailer of skates and skateboards in the region. But as time passed, they started selling bikes. Now, they have a shop on Salwa Road which has become one of the most reliable bike shops in Qatar today. They sell bikes for kids, beginners, advanced and professional users. Aside from these, they also sell cycling parts and accessories especially for those who want to look their fashionable best. Extreme riders can buy safety gear here, too. Skate Shack offers bike fitting and bike assembly as well. Trek is a bike brand that you will find at Skate Shack.
Decathlon is a well-known brand worldwide for its sturdy sports equipment. Their prices are affordable and can be worked around depending on what the customer wants. Their B-Twin brand has bikes for all levels. They have knowledgeable salespersons to help you decide the ride that suits you the best. You can even try riding the bike inside the store to get a feel of it before buying it. Decathlon offers bike fitting and bike assembly. They also sell bike parts. You will find the B-Twin brand at Decathlon.
Written by Arvin Garcia. Updated by ILQ team.
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