We’re a bike shop with locations in Victoria, Langford and Nanaimo, British Columbia. We carry an extensive inventory of bicycles including the following: kids, hybrids, city, cyclocross, road, mountain, triathlon, downhill, dirt jump, and bmx. Check out the latest from leading brands, such as Specialized, Norco, Santa Cruz, and Ridley. We also carry a complete line of parts and accessories, to compliment any style of riding. (Read more...)
Bike Maintenance for Women

Bike Maintenance for Women

This is a bike maintenance course tailored specifically for women! Don’t worry though; it’s the exact same curriculum as the other bike course, just exclusively for women. Learn the most important basics of bike repair, from changing a flat tire to re-mounting a dropped chain and adjusting derailleurs in a...
Oak Bay Bikes Nanaimo 8th Anniversary Sale

Oak Bay Bikes Nanaimo 8th Anniversary Sale

Hard to believe but Oak Bay Bikes Nanaimo has been open for over 8 years. To celebrate the anniversary everything in the store is on sale between April 26 and 27 (Saturday and Sunday). Check out their Facebook page for details or drop by 3700 Island Highway beside Newcastle Nissan....
Ambassador Rider Martin Drews Specialized Epic Marathon

Ambassador Rider Martin Drews Specialized Epic Marathon

WestShore OBB has just delivered a 2014 Specialized Epic Marathon to their Ambassador rider, Martin Drews. Complete with Magura MT6 carbon brakes, Sram XO drive train and Roval Control Carbon Wheels. The Marathon Carbon 29 has the speed to tame any cross-country terrain Martin can find. The Epic comes with...
Pinarello Dogma 65.1 Demo Program

Pinarello Dogma 65.1 Demo Program

Pinarello Italy has officially released the Dogma 65.1 “Test the Best” demo program. Oak Bay Bicycles Nanaimo are official Pinarello dealers, which means between now and May 31st, 2014, they will have multiple Pinarello Dogma 65.1 demos available to try!    The Pinarello was the winning bike of the Tour de...
2014 Specialized Fatboy

2014 Specialized Fatboy

Well, our friends up north in Nanaimo, have brought in a 2014 Specialized Fatboy – and this thing is wicked! This bike is made with a lightweight aluminum frame, carbon fork, hydraulic disc brakes, SRAM X7 10 speed gearing, and those burly 4.6″ Specialized Ground Control tires to tackle any...
2014 Stump Jumper Comp Evo 650B

2014 Stump Jumper Comp Evo 650B

Oak Bay Bicycles now has the 2014 Specialized Stump Jumper Comp Evo 650B in stock!! If you’ve heard the news, 2014 will be the last year that the Specialized Stump Jumpers will have 26″ wheels. Next year, the smallest wheel size available for the Stump Jumpers will be 650B. This...


Here’s a little video we shot a while ago of Brent Hooper, the head mechanic of our Victoria location, building a Specialized S-Works Tarmac SL3 for local Olympic gold medalist and all-around good guy Simon Whitfield. It’s a pretty amazing bike, with Di2, Quarq powermeter, Dura-Ace C35 clinchers, et cetera.

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3 comments

  1. Alberto(Spain) says:

    Jan 3, 2012

    Great Job!!!, i wish to do it like you one single day, Congrats!!

  2. earl says:

    Jun 3, 2012

    I’m building an S Works SL3 at the moment after riding the same frame for the past 10 years. I’m stumped on how to fit the headset – any tips?

  3. Brian @ OBB says:

    Jun 3, 2012

    Yep, we’d be happy to install your headset for you. Come on in!

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