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THE BIKE YOU WANT – In your size and price range. We stock high-quality bikes at a full range of prices, to meet the needs of weekend riders, commuters, tourists, trail riders and roadies. Whether you ride for big air or just the feel of the wind in your face, we can fit you with the right bike.
THE RIGHT FIT – Not only do we want to sell you a bike, but we want you to be comfortable on it. That’s why each bike purchase comes with a complimentary fitting. We will comfortably and properly fit you to your bike so that you can enjoy the bike to its full extent.
FREE ADJUSTMENTS – On All New Bikes! Buy a bike at Suck Creek Cycle. After you’ve ridden it awhile, we’ll go over it from end to end, making sure that everything is working properly. If it’s just a few turns of a screw and takes about 5 minutes it’s on us. And if it needs more involved repairs, such as a tune up, we’re ready to get the job done, fast and right.
THE TOP BRANDS IN THE BUSINESS – Quality names you can trust, backed by people who know what they’re doing: our friendly staff. We’ve carefully chosen every bike, every component, every accessory and every article of clothing to make sure each meets our own high standards.
What's Up with the Suck?
Suck Creek is an actual location… one of our favorite places: it’s home to awesome swimming holes, a great road ride, high exposure singletrack bluff riding, and outstanding sandstone 5.11+ rock climbs.
The Suck is merely a memory now, but it was once a wild whitewater shoals where Suck Creek tumbled down from Signal Mountain and emptied into the Tennessee River. Barges and steamboats had to be carefully guided through this rapid, and those going upstream had to be pulled with transom winches or pack teams from the shore.
The Tennessee is no longer a free-flowing river, but the spirit and power of the Suck remains. Today, you can drop a canoe or raft or alligator float into the river at the mouth of Suck Creek and drift endlessly in a huge eddy. It’s a pastime we’ll go back to someday when we are not so busy having other types of fun in the area.
High on a sandstone bluff on the Mushroom Rock trail, overlooking Suck Creek canyon, the original inspiration for Suck Creek Cycle came while discussing bike advocacy with Charlie Gandy of the Bicycle Federation of America.