Wheel Nuts Bike Shop

Our Mission: Happy Bikes, Happy Faces, Happy Butts, Happy Bodies, Happy Spirit.

Established 1999

Wheel Nuts remains open during the Covid-19 Pandemic. Our hours and days have not changed.

  • Wheel Nuts is a essential transportation related repair facility.
  • Our staff is following the recommended CDC guidelines- safe distances & sanitizer available for use.
  • All staff are wearing gloves, face masks and the shop is wiped down with disinfectant frequently each day.
  • Curbside drop off and pick up is available. We are waiving our $25 home pick up and delivery fee within a 15 mile radius of the shop.
  • Call us for these special arrangements – (703) 548-5116
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Since 1999 Wheel Nuts Bike shop has been dedicated to providing essential service, gear, parts and accessories for any style of riding and cycling related sports. Our staff is involved in so many different forms of cycling pursuits. We teach each other what we have learned from experience, training sessions, and from the professional cycling community. This makes our staff knowledgeable in a wide variety of specialties and capable of helping you.
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Wheel Nuts is a full service repair shop staffed by seasoned mechanics. With decades of combined experience, we can do everything from fix your flat, bleed hyrdraulic brakes and install electronic shifting. We can troubleshoot and repair the most complicated problems that may arise.
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The best way to explore the nation’s capital is by bike! Get out, enjoy some fresh air, and visit the many sites that Washington DC, Alexandria, and Northern Virginia have to offer. Wheel Nuts is conveniently located just one block from the famous Mt. Vernon Bike Trail. Our bike rentals give you easy access to the fun and fitness options in the area.


Teresea S

Great local bike shop with competitive prices and a friendly staff! In less than 48 hours Ron and his team had my bike ready for commuting, with new tires, a rack, lights, and bell! And they let me try out a couple styles of bags before committing to one! Thank you!!

Peter S

Awesome place! Great service! Will always come back when in town! First time I stumbled in the shop was when I was riding the Mt. Vernon trail and needed a break adjustment. Got awesome service. So I asked if they fit for tri bikes. And they did! I made an appointment with Ron the owner. He was more than happy to accommodate me despite the short notice. He did a great job fine tuning my seat and giving my bike a look over before my tri the following morning. I was very happy with the service. I highly recommend the place and will come back to it if I am in the area as I am not local.

Eric G.

Had my first experience with Wheel Nuts today and couldn’t be happier. I’ve been bringing my bikes to bike shops for tune-ups for over 15 years and not once has a shop done a pre-inspection in front of me and told me that I just need a few things done and not the full tune-up. Most shops just take the bike and charge you for a full tune-up the honesty of this shop already stands out to me.

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Looking for the perfect gift? Drop by and let us help!
BTW-we sell our very own credit card style Wheel Nuts Gift Cards that may be loaded with any dollar value to let your loved one select what they want and it may also be used towards service.



Accomplishments and Accolades

  • First and only bike shop on the East Coast awarded by any local government agency or conservation organization an Eco-Friendly Business of the Year Recognition (Alexandria City Hall)
  • Best of City featured recognition on Comcast Cable
  • Certificate of Merit-Army, Navy and Defense Information Agency
  • SpokesWomen- “Top Shop”
  • Voted “Best Shop in Alexandria” by the Alexandria Gazette Annual Reader’s Poll
  • Ranked in top 5 bike shops for Value And Service by Washington Check Book Magazine

What we do for the community

  • Helped start Velocity Co-op a non-profit bike shop in Alexandria
  • Lead bike shop at Alexandria’s Bike to Work Day (two locations annually)
  • Christ Church Bicycle Give away at Christmas time (build and safety checks)
  • RE-CYCLE SANTA-our very own charity. Restore, repair donated bicycles for the local Boy’s and Girl’s club and for Alexandria’s less fortunate residents.
  • Annual donations to dozens of schools, civic groups, non-profits advocacy groups and churches.
  • Volunteer work with various bike clubs, bike advocacy groups with their annual events.