Your New Favorite Spot

The Ride Cafe – helping you get there.

About Us

The Ride Cafe is a bike repair & family travel shop. We provide repair, rentals and retail with food & drink. We want to help make your trips fun and easy, whether near or far, while fostering bike and transit culture.

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Having things run smoothly is important to your daily life. Get your bike tuned up and fitted, that bike or stroller flat fixed, stock up on tubes, lights, riding gear and more.

Free estimates and walk-ins welcome during normal business hours. Schedule an appointment with the mechanic below. Same day evening appointments should be made before 6pm.


Taking a flight with your little one? Want to take a train or Lyft with your toddler? We have the car seats and stroller rentals to help make these trips easier from the start.

Planning to bike with your kids? Whether you want to pull them behind or have them ride shot gun, we have your rental gear.


For the Boston, transit and bike loving people in your life, come get unique gifts.


We want to nourish community of all ages. Tired of your WFH set up? Want a place where you can bring the kids and maybe actually relax? Looking for a place to hang after school? Grab a drink or snack at the cafe and stay a while.

Business Hours

January Hours

gingergold bakehouse & free bike tune-ups, 10am, Sat. 1.28 @ The Loop

Tues: 10am-4pm
Wed: 10am-1pm 3-6pm
Thurs: By appointment only.
Fri: 10am-4pm
Sat 1.28: 10am – 5pm

Would you like to drop your bike off for a tune-up outside of these hours? Email us

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

Seeking bike repair- schedule an appointment here.