WCCO EYE4 LOGO WCCO Radio wcco-eye-blue01, ww color blue

Local

Best Of Minnesota: Bike Shop

View Comments
(credit: CBS) Matt Brickman
Matt Brickman is the co-host of WCCO-TV Saturday Morni...
Read More

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up
Today's Most Popular Video
  1. 4 Things To Know For July 22, 2014
  2. This High-Tech Cooler Is 'The Coolest'
  3. Police Seek Pawn Shop Robbers Who Shot Worker
  4. Closing Arguments Expected Today In Ventura Trial
  5. What's Your Favorite Place In St. Paul?

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – One on One Bicycle Studio –- voted by WCCO viewers as the state’s best biking shop –- doesn’t look like your average cycling store.

Look up and hunting mounts adorn the wall.

“It kind of fits,” said Gene Oberpriller, who opened this space with his wife and some of his friends in 1989.

There’s a coffee shop up front – “you need fuel, just like you need it in any other kind of vehicle,” Oberpriller said.

Oberpriller uses his knowledge from 10 years of racing professionally to cater toward a wide array of customers.

“You can have somebody come in and say, ‘I just need a little tweaking, and I only have a couple of bucks,’” he said. “OK we’ll do that. And then like a minute later, somebody will come in the front door and they’re like, ‘I’m looking for this particular bike, or this particular style and I have this six-digit budget.’”

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus