As of January 2015, Coventry Cycle Works is owned and expertly operated by Mel and Janet Birgé, and the business has a new name: Recumbent PDX. The facility has been renovated, and is open for all you regional trike fanatics to visit. Recumbent PDX stocks these recumbent cycles: Catrike, HP Velotechnik, AZUB, Bacchetta, Steintrike, Greenspeed, Hase, and TerraTrike. Don’t just research trikes online. Visit the new showroom to Test Drive and Compare nearly every model of Trike or Recumbent Bike from these premium manufactures and more. Can’t beat that deal. Here is a presentation by Electric Bike Review, introducing the all new Recumbent PDX:
From the Recumbent PDX website comes this information:
With over 90 Recumbent Bikes and Recumbent Trikes in stock, RecumbentPDX has the broadest selection and the largest inventory of Recumbent Bicycles and Trikes in the Pacific Northwest. RecumbentPDX is a full-service retail bike shop with great mechanics and fitters, and all of the accessories you’ll need to get you out on the road. After discussing your needs, wants and budget, we’ll size your choices for test rides. Our large inventory ensures that, if you like what you test, our superb fitters can have you riding your Recubent Bike or Trike the same day!
Looking for an HP Velotechnik Gekko? Mel and Janet will get you outfitted.
RecumbentPDX is located at the intersection of SE Hawthorne Blvd and SE 20th Ave., the location of the former home of the famed Coventry Cycle Works, and is familiar to a generation of Northwest Recumbent Bike riders. The Largest Selection of Trikes and Recumbents in the Rose City or Seattle, Washington No bike shop has more Trikes ready to test drive anywhere in the Northwest including B.C. Canada, Washington, Oregon, Montana, Idaho, Northern California and Utah. Trikes and Recumbent Bikes are all we sell and service.
RecumbentPDX is located in SE Portland at 2025 SE Hawthorne Ave. Portland, Oregon 97214. Click here for directions.
Phone: (503) 231-1000
Test Rides: Please come dressed in comfortable clothing for your test ride, and you may bring your own helmet or borrow one of ours. Please allow ample time to try various models. You will be asked to leave your driver’s license and sign our disclaimer.
Appointments: Monday and Tuesday are appointment-only days. If you need dedicated help to customize your solution, would like our staff to accompany you on a test ride or need an adaptive consultation, we will set up an appointment with our mechanics or our adaptive cycling specialist. Please note that a consultation fee might apply to an adaptive cycling consultation. Email info@RecumbentPDX.com or call 503 231-1000 to schedule.
Out of town visits: If you are traveling to Portland from out of town, we want to accommodate your schedule, please call ahead if you need to schedule an appointment.
Service Department: We offer repairs, tune-ups and upgrades for Trikes and Recumbent Bikes.
Estimating: Repair estimates are provided in-store (sorry, we can’t guess over the phone). Only repairs that impact your immediate riding safety will be addressed on walk-in basis and we will do our best to accommodate you. For all other work, we will write up a work description and ask you to leave your bike for our mechanic to examine. Our repair estimates are based on $80.00 per mechanic hour with a 1/3 hour minimum charge. Bikes/trikes purchased from RecumbentPDX receive a 20% discount ($64.00) on labor rates. We will provide a prompt estimate of price and scheduling and keep you updated once the repair work begins. We use both email and cell texting to ensure prompt communication. Please make sure we have the correct contact information for you.
Weekend Scheduling: During busy weekend hours our mechanics will only be available for accessory installs, fittings and emergency repairs. If you are traveling to Portland to have your recumbent bike or trike repaired, please schedule an appointment in advance.
Parts and Special Orders: We stock most repair parts for the manufacturers we represent. We are able to special order stock items at your request. All non-stock orders and associated special order charges must be pre-paid.
Service for Upright Bikes: We are Portland’s only full-service recumbent shop, so our recumbent customers always take priority.
Note to Coventry Cycle Works (CCW) customers: We will honor warranty claims for recumbent bikes/trikes accompanied with original receipt (sorry, RecumbentPDX has no Coventry Cycle Works records).
It is our MISSION to meet your needs, budget and
expectations for the best bike and customer service!