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Our History

One Location Worldwide

Criterium Bicycles exterior photoOpening our doors in 1973, Criterium has become the largest independently owned bike shop in Colorado Springs. With over 40 years of experience serving the cyclists of our city, we have become the go to place for all your cycling needs.

We are a historically significant store in our region with a few of the highlights being:

  • Barnetts Bicycle Institute started at Criterium.
  • Founded the Bike Clinic over 20 years ago and still support this organization with donated bike parts from our customers and community.
  • Founding memeber of Specialized Dealer Alliance.
  • Americas Best Bike Shop (NBDA) 3 years running.

With a fully trained team of service professionals and a knowledgeable, friendly (and not paid on commission) sales team, we are a full service store where the customer always comes first!