Since 1959 we have been helping everyone from the young to the young at heart enjoy the wonderful world of cycling. Be it choosing your child's first run bike, building your dream racing machine, or finding just the right basket for your morning commute; we are here to help put a big smile on your face.
1959: Russ Hay & Marion Hay buy a second-hand store, weed out everything except used bikes, and Russ Hay’s the Bicycle Shop is born.
1960’s: Russ Hay’s move to a larger store on Government Street
1974: Mike & Ambriss Clermont buy the shop and keep the name as a way of honouring reputation and tradition of family owned, friendly service
1982: Martin Clermont (Mike’s son) turns his first wrench at the age of 12
1985: Russ Hay’s Sidney Location opens
1986: Mike Korb starts working on the sales floor
1987: Fluffy (A.K.A Aaron Dusseault) joins the Russ Hay’s family
1988: Russ Hay’s the Bicycle Shop moves to its current location on Hillside Avenue
2005: Erin Clermont - Mike C.’s daughter-in-law – works her first shift
2007: Conor Conley starts working as a mechanic in the Victoria shop
2012: Ambriss passes away after a valiant battle with cancer – Martin steps up as co-owner with his dad
2013: Conor becomes a co-owner and manager of the Sidney location
2015: Erin & Mike K. join the Hillside shop ownership team
2017: Marty retires before his dad!
Today: Continuing a proud tradition of supporting community, family, and fun!
650 Hillside AVE.
Hours: Mon-Sat 9:30-6
2426 Bevan AVE.
Phone: P: 250.656.1512
Hours : Mon-Sat 9:00-5:30
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