Riding a bicycle is often a precious rite of passage in one’s childhood. There are many benefits to cycling such as helping to improve stamina and balance and preventing childhood obesity. It is also an opportunity for family bonding and creating fun, happy memories together. If you’re thinking of getting your child his or her very first bike, and a bike for daddy and mommy too, you’re at the right place as we’ve done the research and compiled a list of the best places to buy bicycles for kids (and adults!) in Kuala Lumpur!
Sports lovers, you'll find yourself doing a happy dance whenever you're in Decathlon as all your sporting needs can be found here under one roof at pocket-friendly prices. With children's bicycles priced from RM$349 to RM$999, Decathlon is your best bet if you're getting your child a beginner's bike. The wide selection in a variety of sizes for different ages here is reasonably priced for your child to begin his or her riding adventure. Don't forget to get a set of safety gear as well such as a helmet, knee pads, and wrist pads.
Decathlon Sri Damansara, 8Trium Tower Jalan Cempaka SD12/5, Persiaran Kenanga, Bandar Sri Damansara, 52200 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, +603 6280 6701; Decathlon USJ, 672, Persiaran Subang Permai, Subang Light Industrial Park, Taman Perindustrian Usj 1, 47500 Subang Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia, +603 8020 7529; Decathlon Old Klang Road, 289, Jalan Klang Lama, The Scott Garden, 58200 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, +603 7971 7530; Decathlon Shah Alam, Persiaran Damai, Seksyen 14, 40000 Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia, +603 5524 3599; Decathlon Petaling Jaya, Armada Hotel, Lorong Utara C, Pjs 52, 46200 Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia, +603 7932 2259; Decathlon KL East Mall, G2 17-20, KL East Mall, Jln Lingkaran Tengah 2, KL Timur, 53100 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, +603 4101 9887, www.decathlon.my
Based in USJ9, Subang Jaya, USJ Cycles has been around since 2003 and carries a wide range of bicycles ranging from Folding, Mountain (MTB), Road, Touring, Hybrid, Kiddy, and more. For serious bikers, brands available here include Trek, Giant, LOOK, CUBE, Dahon, Tern, Birdy, Raleigh, Oakley, Thule, Shimano, BoBike, Garmin, Wahoo, Maxxis, Topeak, Tacx, Vittoria, Cateye, KASK, Kabuto, and more. The store also specializes in bicycle accessories, parts, and components. You can shop in-store or head to their online store.
USJ Cycles, 57-1, Jalan USJ 9/5s 47600 Subang Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia, +6016 229 6388, www.usjcycles.com
Launched in 2003, Rodalink Group has outlets throughout Malaysia including Bangsar, Desa Sri Hartamas, Bandar Botanic Klang, and Putrajaya. These are one-stop centers specializing in bicycles and accessories for beginners to experts and carry a range of bikes including fancier racing bikes & high-performance racing bike equipment. Brands that can be found here include Colnago, Marin, Shimano, PRO, Kabuto, Fulcrum, fi'zi:k, Elite, KORE & Schwalbe as well as household brands like LeRun, Tern, Topeak, Selle Royal, Polisport & Finish Line.
Rodalink Bangsar, No. 56, Jalan Telawi, Bangsar Baru 59100 Kuala Lumpur, +6012 759 2201; Rodalink Hartamas, No. 15, Jalan 23/70A, Desa Sri Hartamas 50480 Kuala Lumpur, +6012 584 2203; Rodalink Putrajaya, No.22, Jalan Diplomatik, Presint 15, 62050 Putrajaya, +6017 350 3205; Rodalink Elmina, Block A, 27-01, Jln Elektron U16/J, Denai Alam, 40160 Shah Alam, Selangor, +6017 653 2206, www.rodalink.com/my
Serious cyclists who want premium bicycles and cycling accessories can find them at Cyclelogy in Bangsar. With two other stores in different parts of Malaysia, expect to drop a pretty penny here for their top-of-the-range items. The team here is knowledgeable and passionate about helping you get on the right track in your cycling journey. They even have a Test Saddle program for you to test the right saddle before making a purchase. Shop in-store or online on their Shopee store.
Cyclelogy, No.4-2, Lorong Maarof, Bangsar 59000 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 03-2201 8993, www.facebook.com/cyclelogybangsar
KSH Bicycle has 7 outlets throughout Malaysia including Taman Tun Dr. Ismail, Taipan (USJ), Puchong, and Cheras. With over 50 years of experience, they carry a range of international brands to cater to mid and high-end cyclists who appreciate the sheer quality and enjoyment of owning bicycles, accessories, and more. Their collection includes Cross Country Bicycles, Folding Bikes, Gravel Bikes, Mountain Bikes, Road Bikes, Kid's Bikes, safety equipment, accessories, and bike parts.
KSH Bicycle Taman Tun Dr. Ismail, No. 28, Jalan Tun Mohd Fuad, Taman Tun Dr. Ismail, 60000 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, +603 7727 5173; KSH Bicycle Taipan, 53, Jalan USJ 10/1a, Taipan Business Centre, 47620 Subang Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia, +603 8011 1175; KSH Bicycle Puchong (Santa Cruz Brands Store), No. 39, Jalan BP 7/2, Bandar Bukit Puchong, 47100 Puchong, Selangor, Malaysia, +6012 696 0321; KSH Bicycle Cheras, No. 238G, Jalan Mahkota Taman Maluri, Cheras, 56100 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, +603 9202 9222, www.kshcycles.com.my
Established in 2015 by three cycling enthusiasts, Foresttrek Cycle Centre offers a wide selection of city and commuter bikes, mountain bikes, and road bikes, as well as BMX bikes, kids bikes, cargo bikes, electric bikes, and adult trikes. Besides bikes, there's also a wide range of accessories here from brands like Shimano, Sram, ShPlus, Bontrager, Bell, Giro, Echowell, Cateye. Clothing from Cinelli, Darevie, Sugoi, Gore, Bontrager, IceBreaker, and Sombrio.
Foresttrek Cycle Center, No. 169 Jalan 16, Taman Perindustrain Ehsan Jaya, 52100 Kepong, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, +603 6731 1293, www.foresttrekcycle.com
Best known for their No-Pedal Balance Bikes, your little ones as young as toddlers can learn how to ride a Strider bike. With a friendly design that encourages balance and coordination, your tiny tots as young as 18 months are bound to feel confident soon enough to ride on their own safely. The bikes here are suitable for kids up to 12 years old.
Strider Flagship Store, J-10-1, Pusat Perdagangan Bandar Bukit Jalil City, Persiaran Jalil 1, Bukit Jalil, 57000 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, +603 7972 1202, www.strider.com.my
If you're in the Alam Damai area in Cheras, SA Bike is the place to find new bicycles, or repair, maintenance service, and bike fitting for the whole family. Brands that you'll find here include Specialized, Cervelo, KASK, POC, Giro, Shimano Parts, Deda, Morph Pulley, Kogel, Garmin, Fabric, Roval, ENVE, Reynolds, and Campagnolo. They even have a Shopee store selling some of their bike accessories.
SA Bike - Bicycle Shop, 20, Jalan Damai Raya 3, Alam Damai 56000 Cheras, Kuala Lumpur Malaysia Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia,
+603 9543 9077, www.facebook.com/sabikeconnexion
Founded by an award-winning cyclist, Joo Ngan Son caters to all levels of cyclists, from amateurs to professionals and triathletes. With three stores in the Klang Valley, you will be assured of quality service here where bikes are sold according to best fit the owner, and tailored according to specific technical requirements, personal preference, budgets, and a myriad of considerations.
Joo Ngan Son Bicycle Specialist Damansara Utama, No.3, SS21/37, Damansara Utama, 47400 Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia, +603 7727 8742; Joo Ngan Son Desa ParkCity, Waterfront@ParkCity, Lot GF27, No.5, Persiaran Residen, Desa ParkCity, 52200 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, +603 6280 7622; Volt Bicycle Your Cycling Companion, No G-3A, Floor G, Citta Mall, Jalan Pju 1A/48, Pju 1A, Ara Damansara Petaling Jaya, 47810 Selangor, Malaysia, +603 7496 9018, www.imcyclist.com
Your friendly neighbourhood store, MYB will offer advice and guidance if you need some help in purchasing your first bike. They're also a full-service repair shop so you can always come back for repairs, accessories, and spare parts. Brands that can be found here include Orbeam Argon 18, Selle Italia, X-Fusion, Vision, and more.
MYB Bicycle Store, No. 1G, Jalan Kenari 12B, Bandar Puchong Jaya, 47170 Selangor, Malaysia, +603 5892 2192, www.facebook.com/MYB.bicycle.store
From bicycles to apparel, to components and maintenance, Turbomad Cycle in Taman Mastiara is the go-to shop for cycling enthusiasts. There's something for all levels so you won't' have to feel intimidated by all the equipment here. Pick up a brand new bike or you can also send in yours for servicing here.
Turbomad Cycle, 28, Jalan 6/18A Taman Mastiara, 51200, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, +603 6241 8600, wwww.turbomad.com