Welcome to Fanatik Bike Co.
Whether you’re planning to stop into our retail store or just cruising our website, we’re here to provide you with the best products and service for your bike. Since 2004, Fanatik has been Bellingham’s premiere shop for all types of cycling, but with a special focus on mountain bikes. Our proximity to world-renowned trails in Bellingham, North Shore, Whistler and many other bike parks provides us with the best possible playground.
Full Service Local Bike Shop
Are you a Bellingham local? Just passing by on your way to Whistler or Seattle? Regardless of where you’re from, we invite you in to check out our 10,000 square foot store. Our staff is happy to help with everything from product suggestions to tips on some of the best local trails and rides. We also have a massive selection of accessories including a full range of commuting gear, tools, clothing for mountain, road, or casual cycling, packs, helmets, lights, and everything else a cyclist could possibly need. Our full-service repair shop can handle any and all repairs, tune-ups, or custom requests for any kind of bike.
Custom Is Our Specialty
While we’re proud of our retail shop, we’re also well known for our online custom mountain bike builder. We believe that everyone should be able to ride the bike of their dreams and we love helping people piece together their ultimate machine. With frames from Evil, Devinci, Ibis, Intense, and Banshee, and components from all the top manufacturers as well as the best small brands available, we’re able to create your perfect bike at your target budget. Once your bike is built we’ll ship it to you ready to ride with our amazing Ship ‘n Ride program. Just add a helmet and your bike is ready to roll right out of the box!
Knowledge Is Power
With many years of experience in all types of cycling, our staff is ready to help answer any questions. We test out all of the products we carry and are happy to provide candid, honest feedback and suggestions on all the gear in our shop or on our website. Different brands work for different people and we’re aware that each customer is different. While we know buying a bike can be a process, we aim to make it as fun and easy as possible. After all, riding bikes is all about having fun, so let us do the hard work for you so you can get out there and ride!
We Love Our Community
Fanatik Bike Company is committed to supporting biking, trail preservation, and safe biking within our community. We love biking and feel we can make the most difference by focusing our donations toward organizations that support these causes. If you would like to partner with Fanatik Bike Co. in our community, send an email to email@example.com.
Meet The Crew
We are a team of passionate cyclists, dedicated to providing the best service on the planet.
Kathy & Mark Salisbury
Luke got his start in the bike industry back in 1994, cleaning toilets and emptying the trash at his local bike shop. It wasn't glamorous, but that was his foot in the door, and he's been hooked ever since. Luke moved to Bellingham and started working at Fanatik in July 2014, bringing with him a wealth of knowledge and experience. He finds that our customers are passionate about bikes, which ultimately makes his job rewarding. Luke's ideal ride includes about three hours of pedaling, two lunch breaks, plenty of flowy singletrack, and at least two sections of trail that make you question the quality of your health insurance.
Dan Perl is a Maryland native for whom Manifest Destiny seems to have held true. He left the East Coast in 2008 to attend Colorado State University, where along with a degree in Sports Medicine, he picked up a love of mountain biking and the outdoors. Two years after graduating and despite a feeling that Fort Collins might be a permanent home, he took off on a road trip of the Pacific Northwest. Fate, as well as a broken ankle obtained at the Whistler bike park, kept him in Bellingham long enough to convince him to make the move here longer term.
Riley is a Washington native, hailing from the picturesque town of Mukilteo, which rests on the Puget Sound just north of Seattle. He has never strayed far from his home state for long - Riley knows a good thing when he sees it. He tried his hand mountain biking as a youngster, but was sidelined for some time by road biking and triathlons. This phase came to a climax at a Wisconsin Ironman, where he came in first. That isn't true, but he did finish the race. After that he rediscovered dirt, and now spends much of his time getting out for lengthy pedals in the woods, shredding laps at the Whistler Bike Park, or ripping around town checking out the local breweries. When at work, you can find Riley holding down the sales floor, typically with a coffee in hand. A few of his favorite things are snowboarding up in Canada, espresso, and ice cream.
Growing up in Bend Oregon, Jason was always around bikes and the outdoors. Working at a local bike shop is introduced him to mountain biking, and before long became a life passion. While Bend is a fantastic area for mountain biking, Jason knew Bellingham was the place for him after a couple of visits to the area. Along his life-path to cycling nirvana, Jason has ridden many-a-bike, including but not limited to dirt jumpers, cyclocross, cross-country, downhill, enduro, all mountain, freeride and the occasional unicycle. Still a fresh Bellingham transplant, Jason is enjoying exploring and ripping around Galbraith and other local trails, and always looking for opportunities to go "full send".
Scott brings his enthusiasm and passion for mountain biking from Houston, Texas. He moved out west, and started working at Fanatik in 2015. Admittedly Houston was a bit, errr, flat compared to the PNW, but he's learned to love the longer climbs, especially since the downhills are second-to-none in these parts. As long as the ride ends with a cold beer in hand and friends to enjoy it with, Scott is a happy camper. When he's off the bike, Scott has no problem finding things to do, whether that be an adventure hike in the mountains, a beach-side fire, or exploring one of the many waterfalls in the area. At work, Scott is constantly raising the bar on the sales floor, offering top-notch customer service that Fanatik is famous for. Scott truly gets a kick out of sharing his knowledge and passion for cycling with everyone that walks through our doors.
Like many of us here at Fanatik, Ashley moved to Bellingham to be part of a thriving mountain bike community. Unlike many of us, who have been riding bikes since we were barely out of diapers, Ashley found her love for bikes shortly after she was gifted a Santa Cruz Nomad for a college graduation gift. She took that bike on a maiden voyage to Whistler, and it was all downhill from there, so to speak. Ashley moved to Bellingham from Silicon Valley, where she worked for a non-profit bicycle coalition teaching bicycle education to middle school kids. Ashley is always eager to share her knowledge and stoke for bikes, no matter what the audience. Next time you swing by Fanatik, she'll likely be there to greet you with a big smile and a helping hand.
The Fanatik crew out for a rip on the local Bellingham trails! Riders in order of appearance are team members John Pitton and Justin Feldhaus, as well as Fanatik employee Jadyn Welch.