This small-but-mighty bike shop located under the shadow of the Queensboro Bridge sets itself apart with owners Ben and Andrea’s passionate dedication to service and reasonably priced stock of KHS, Nirve, Masi and Torker two-wheelers. With a focus on hybrid, road and commuter bikes ($350–$4,000), Kickstand is a judgment-free zone where even the smallest repairs and most basic queries are treated with attention and respect. Not ready to commit to a bike purchase? The shop offers helmet-and-lock-included rentals ranging from $9 for an hour to $45 for a weekend. Looking to learn more about bike maintenance? Stop in at any time for a free on-the-spot tutorial on DIY flat repairs.