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Bicycle Repair Shop located inside the Old Fort Ride House
Opening at 9:00 AM on Thursday
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SSC Bicycle Concierge Service

Increasing numbers of new, complete bicycles are available online through internet-based stores or direct to consumer (D2C) from manufacturers and brands.

Buying online has become an increasingly viable, high-value option for many consumers.

Buying a new bike is e...

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Pisgah Paste removal complete! If you ride in WNC, you are subject to wet silt and mud, what I call PISGAH PASTE, getting into ALL of the important parts of your bike. No matter how much you did or didn't spend on your bike, this sneaky filth will be slowly and tenaciously grinding away at your b...

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Announcing SSC Bike-Elf Service at Old Fort Ride House!
Avoid the hassle and panic in assembling your two-wheeled gifts. Ordered a bike online for somebody? I can build the bike for you! Labor price varies with bike size and type. $-$$$.
Bike already built and need a safety check? That's always...

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This time of year, bikes get replaced, bikes get upgrades, bikes get maintenance. These are tangible ways to improve the bike.
But, what about improving the engine moving the bike, YOU?
Explore how a Holistic Bicycle Fit with SSC can change everything!
At SSC,...

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Fall/Winter Hours:
Beginning November 18th, SSC will be open:
Thursday and Friday: 9a-5p
Saturday and Sunday: 8a-4p


a month ago
Chad is the real deal. Prepped my bike +bar/stem change for a bike packing trip in Carrizo Plains. The bike ran so well! I feel like I’ve hit the jackpot on having SSC be my local shop.
- Adam H
3 days ago
Chad is just a crazy good person. He is a throw back to classic mechanics. He just doesn’t do the minimum- he goes that extra time to figure out what are the issues that you are going to have- how many mechanics are going to take that extra time these days to actually sort out your bike. I know a ton of great me mechanics out there. But I brought my new gravel bike in for a few pain in the you know what problems. And I got back a better put together bike than the factory did! Chad is not in this business to get your fifty or hundred bucks and push you out the door - if you are looking for someone you can trust- this is your guy.
- adam p
4 months ago
Chad just finished up bike number three, he was able to get my ancient Ellsworth back in working order. He picked up and he delivered my bikes and we are so thrilled with the service. Thank you thank you Chad will absolutely keep using you!!!
- Kristi S


SSC is a bicycle repair and service shop located within Kitsbow’s Old Fort Ride House, owned and operated by a 30-year bicycle industry veteran, Chad Schoenauer. Chad’s life has always been intertwined with bikes, whether repairing or racing, and the Western North Carolina cycling community was and in many ways remains his adopted family. At SSC, Chad’s passion for bicycles shines through his work -- each customer’s bike gets the individual treatment it deserves.

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  • (828) 412-4246


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59 Commerce Street Suite A
Old Fort, NC 28762

Business Hours

Thu:9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Fri:9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Sat:9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Sun:9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
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