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Affordabike

573 King St, Charleston, SC 29403-5521
+1 843-789-3281
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Best bike shop in town!

I am going to preface this review by saying that I live in Charleston (that’s right, you get a true... read more

Reviewed yesterday
ldnapier
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Charleston, South Carolina
via mobile
BEWARE OF BIKE REPAIRS AT AFFORDABIKE

This is a warning! Do not get your bike repaired at Affordabike at the corner of King and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Patrick C
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Bicycle Shop in downtown Charleston, SC (Sales, Rentals and Repairs) Home to the Bilda Bike brand, custom bikes built in shop with imported parts!
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good14%
  • Average2%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“bike lock” (2 reviews)
Closes in 19 min
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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573 King St, Charleston, SC 29403-5521
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+1 843-789-3281
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I am going to preface this review by saying that I live in Charleston (that’s right, you get a true local’s opinion!). I enjoy playing tourist in my own town because there’s so much Charleston has to offer. Before I decided to buy a nice...More

Thank ldnapier
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a warning! Do not get your bike repaired at Affordabike at the corner of King and Cannon!!!!!!!! I brought my bike to them after $89 worth of repairs, they lost my bike lock. When I dropped off my bike, the lock was wrapped...More

Thank Patrick C
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Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

Afffordabike is the best bike rental store I have ever rented at in any state and I bike all year in every season including winters in the Boston area. Jeff is still there and knows his stuff. They have an entire new fleet of hybrid...More

2  Thank Claire S
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Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Don't listen to negative reviews about bike quality. It's a rental bike. It needs to work, but you're not going to ride it that far, and the whole place is flat. I rented three belt drive bikes with gears and baskets. We rode them about...More

3  Thank Christopher J
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Reviewed 7 October 2017

I would caution anyone against renting a bike from Affordabike, and if their customer service, quality and attitude about rentals could relate to bikes they sell, then I'd caution against buying here as well. I'm an experienced (though hardly professional) road rider, who rides about...More

Thank marksS5829SM
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

Charleston can be seen well by bicycle and, if you are a cyclist and want to go to the beach, a bicycle can get you there. Affordabike, on upper King Street, close to Visitor Center, offers not only beach cruisers, but multi-speed hybrids and road...More

Thank doc2012
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Reviewed 30 August 2017

My husband and I rented road bikes (they had trouble finding one in my size so found one that was NOT in their normal rental line) and the chain broke on my bike after less than 1/2 hour. It was on Sunday, 5 minutes after...More

Thank Pilkerton
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Reviewed 23 April 2017

Make a reservation the day before, or come by right when they open in the morning--the hybrid bikes go fast. This is absolutely the best way to see historic Charleston--at least, when the weather is fair. Better than the horse carriages--they only last one hour,...More

Thank Waterthrush
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Reviewed 10 April 2017

I really enjoyed my bike experience at Affordabike. The customer service was great and the whole renting expererience went well. The best way to see Charleston is by bike in my opinion. Its such a ridable town.Will do it again! TIP: Get a bike with...More

Thank Leslie M
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Reviewed 5 March 2017

A steady, reliable bastion of calm, assertive service overlooking the wild frontier of King Street. All conquests of Charleston begin at Affordabike.

Thank Charismatic C
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