Elk City Cycles opened for business on Oct. 6 at 6708 Bigley Ave., Suite B, in Charleston, geared up to keep bicyclists of all skill levels equipped and rolling.
Brandon Kline is the “big wheel” behind Elk City Cycles. A nearly lifelong bike enthusiast, he grew up in St. Albans and moved to Charleston’s West Side about 10 years ago. During that time, Kline worked in another bicycle shop for 16-1/2 years before deciding to follow his own solo professional path.
“It’s something I wanted to do for a long time, to have my own bike shop,” the 34-year-old said. “Bike riding is what I do with my free time. I don’t race, but I do have a mountain bike and spend a lot of time out on the trails at Kanawha State Forest and riding around the state.”
As well as providing repair and equipment services and accessories, Elk