Here are Berkeley's top 5 bike repair and maintenance spots

LuLu's Cyclery | Photo: Emily T./Yelp

Looking for the best bike repair and maintenance options near you?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top bike repair and maintenance spots around Berkeley, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to venture next time you're in the market for bike repair and maintenance.

December is the top month of the year for consumer spending at retail and wholesale businesses across the Berkeley area, according to data on local business transactions from Womply, a provider of online reputation management and email marketing for small businesses. Daily spending at Berkeley-area retail and wholesale businesses climbed to $932,657 for the metro area in December of last year, 13% higher than the average for the rest of the year.

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1. Blue Heron Bikes

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First on the list is Blue Heron Bikes. Located at 1306 Gilman St. (between Neilson and Curtis streets), the bike shop and maintenance spot is the highest-rated business of its kind in Berkeley, boasting five stars out of 73 reviews on Yelp.

2. Mike's Bikes of Berkeley

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Mike's Bikes of Berkeley, located at 1824 University Ave. (between Martin Luther King Jr Way and Grant Street), is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the bike shop and maintenance place four stars out of 365 reviews.

3. LuLu's Cyclery

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LuLu's Cyclery, a bike shop that provides bike repair and maintenance, is another much-loved go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 83 Yelp reviews. Head over to 3089 Telegraph Ave. (between Webster Street and Dowling Place) to see for yourself.

4. Missing Link Bicycle Cooperative

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Over in Downtown Berkeley, check out Missing Link Bicycle Cooperative, which has earned four stars out of 242 reviews on Yelp. You can find the bike shop and maintenance establishment at 1988 Shattuck Ave. (between University Avenue and Berkeley Way).

5. Trek Bicycle

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And then there's a location of the chain Trek Bicycle, a Downtown Berkeley favorite with five stars out of 25 reviews. Stop by 2480 Shattuck Ave. (between Haste Street and Dwight Way) to hit up the bike shop and maintenance business next time the urge strikes.

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