Your New Favorite Spot

The Ride Cafe – helping you get there.

The Ride Cafe will be closed September 17-October 1st to move locations. Join email list below to be notified about new location.

About Us

The Ride Cafe is a bike repair and family travel shop that offers repair, rentals, retail, with coffee and more. Our primary goal is to enhance the enjoyment and convenience of your trips, whether near or far, while promoting vibrant bike and transit culture.

Repair & Fitting

We want your trips to go smoothly and we know how frustrating it is when a bike, scooter, or stroller isn’t working properly.  We provide repair, tune-up, assembly, and fittings for bikes, including cargo and electric. Additionally, we offer tire repairs for bikes, scooters, and strollers.

While you’re here, stock up on tubes, lights, riding gear, and more. 

Drop off your bike during our regular business hours, or schedule an appointment with our expert mechanic or bike fitter.


Taking a flight with your little one? Want to take a train or Lyft with your toddler? We offer various rentals, from car seats and stroller rentals to kids ride-on suitcases to help make your air, train and ride share travel easier.

Planning to bike with your kids? Whether they’ll be towing behind you or riding shot gun, we can accommodate your rental needs.


We sell unique transportation-focused and Boston-themed gifts.  

Pick up something special for the transit or bike lover in your life. 

Cafe: A community hub for all

Enjoy a cold brew, kombucha, Non-Alcoholic beer or snack while getting to know your neighbors. 

Whether you’re working remotely or seeking a family-friendly place to relax after school, come on in.

Business Hours

September Hours – We’re closed Sept 17-October 1 to move. Join email list to be notified of new location.

Tues: 10am-1pm, 2-4pm
Wed: 10am-12pm, 4-6pm
Thurs: 9-11am
Fri: 10am-4pm
Sat: 10am-3pm

Drop your bike off anytime that we’re open, or schedule an appointment with the bike mechanic or bike fitter.

Reach out if you want to drop your bike off outside our normal business hours. / 617.644.0212

@ The Loop, 171 Tremont St Unit 2, Melrose, MA