Richmond: (859) 626-9626
309 West Main Street, Richmond, KY
We offer a full and in-depth line of top brand equipment & latest high tech gear for hiking and camping enthusiasts and experts. We can also give advice and beta on local trails and outdoor recreation areas and features. We will demonstrate or test any and all gear that might interest you and will happily special order (at no extra cost) any gear not currently in stock.Read More
We sell some of the best brands in the industry--KHS Bicycles, Marin, Bianchi, Yeti, Surly, Biria, and Muna, and others. With a staff of certified technicians, we perform major and minor repairs on any brand of bicycle--not just the ones that we sell. We like to try to help your cycling needs after you leave the shop as well by recommending trails, sharing our stories, and offering group rides and classes.Read More
We sell and rent kayaks and SUP's - for fishing or recreation use. We also sell hardcore whitewater boats, touring kayaks, and race boats, as well as the accessories to deck out your boat for any situation. At Mike's we have the experience at climbing and the equipment to outfit you for all of your climbing escapades be they beginner scrambles or epic multi-pitch.Read More
Mike's Basic Store Philosophy:
"When you come in to Mike's, you deserve and will receive the best attention I can give. Customers in the store are my most important asset and the most important part of my job. I want to provide each person with the best service possible and ensure that you find the best piece of equipment to fill your particular needs." - Mike Hale
Mike's Basic Gear Philosophy:
"When you rely on your equipment and your wits to keep you happy, safe, and reasonably comfortable, you need the best that you can get. This doesn't mean that you have to have the most expensive stuff, just the most functional. That is what I strive to carry. Everything in the store is here because I or someone I know has personally vouched for the efficacy of that particular item. I choose brands because these are the ones that provide the best equipment for the best prices."
Mike's Sales Philosophy:
"If you are going to have to rely on an item, you should have a chance to look at it, feel it, and if possible test it before buying it. I like gear as much as you do, and I love playing with all of it. Come in and we'll set up the tents, fire up the stoves, ride the bikes, and walk around the town with the backpacks. Try-it-before-you-buy-it is the only way to be sure of your essential gear investments."
Mike's Cycling Enthusisast Philosophy:
"We are all about customer service. It is my firm intention that every person who comes into my shop should have a good experience and never feel pressured into making a purchase or belittled for not being an 'expert'. We understand that everyone has different needs and uses for a bike and strive to find just the prefect bike to fit those needs. Good service does not end at the door, however. We like to try to help your cycling needs after you leave the shop as well."