Alder Street Shop
South Eugene’s Neighborhood Shop $DEALS$
2480 Alder Street Eugene, OR 97405 541-342-6155
In-Season Hours (In Effect) : M-F 10 am – 7 pm; Sat & Sun 10 am – 5 pm
Off-Season Hours : M-F 10 am – 6 pm; Sat & Sun 10 am – 5 pm
GEAR FOR DAILY COMMUTERS
CUSTOM BIKE ASSEMBLIES
BIKES FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY -
HYBRIDS, COMFORT, URBAN RECUMBENT, JUVENILE, BMX
The Alder Street shop was my first in Eugene, and it is the shop of my heart. Opened in 1985, it is truly a bike shop, not a store. Here you will find an exceptional staff of true bike lovers, and a service department that, in my opinion, is second to none.
Going to the Alder Street shop is a step back in time: it is a place where customer service is still the highest priority, where staff and customers have a personal relationship. It is the converse of modern retailing – small and cozy, engaged and friendly. I think you’ll love the experience you have when you shop at Paul’s Alder Street store, or bring your bike for peerless and economical service.
Joe Peck, Shop Manager at 2480 Alder St.
Joe defected from the dark side (serving cars) to serving bikes – may the force be with him. Joe came to us from Les Schwab, he says
that he needed a job where he wouldn’t have to shave as often. Joe and his wife had a beautiful baby girl almost three years ago. They have just been blessed with a new baby boy, Henry, to keep Stella company. Joe owns a multitude of bikes and a Chariot Cougar 2 trailer so he can take his daughter along for the ride. In addition to his bikes Joe has a vast collection of socks. If you see Joe and ask to see his socks you’ll get a 20% discount on socks!
Tom Barrett, Master Mechanic
Big Tom, aka the B F G ( Big Friendly Giant) is kinda shy unless you mention something about the river. He has lot’s of pictures of his latest adventures on the Willamette River under his work bench. Tom’s never too shy to show his river pics to anyone slightly interested. Tom is in his own unique category because Big Tom doesn’t fallow the crowds. He likes to do things his way. Like riding a rigid fixed gear mountain bike. On his days off Tom is always kayaking down the river with his bike and trailer. He never fishes but loves to take pictures of everything along the way. Tom has been fixing bikes for about 20 years. He will tell you the more simple, practicle and durable a bike is the better it is. Tom commutes about a 100 miles a week year round on his crank forward Rans he build from the frame up. Tom knows hundreds of uses for used bike parts, especially inner tubes. Ask Big Tom about what you can do with tin cans sometime while he’s fixing your flat, you’ll be amazed with his hobo stove stories and pictures.
Tom Stockton, Bicycle Repairman
This man is no ordinary man. At any time, at any place, when trouble strikes, he is ready to become… Bicycle Repair Man!
After a brief career as a NASA space surgeon, during which she seriously ruptured the space time continuum. Anna returned to earth to accept a position as shop kid at Bicycle Way of Life. She was subsequently promoted to grease monkey. Anna loves bicycles so much that she declined an offer to replace D.S.K. as head of the IMF in order to stay at Paul’s. Anna’s hobbies include bicycling (with helmet), rugby (without helmet), running, eating Mexican food, eating sandwiches, eating legos, drumming, and designing nuclear fusion power plants (in her spare time). Anna’s favorite musical group is Menomena, she likes to read short stories, she drinks way too much coffee for her age, and she likes to talk with her chicken Harriet. Anna has a twin sister who is a foot taller than she – “she got all the altitude, and I got all the attitude,” Anna reports.