Big Fun in the Small Shop Since 1980

Kids, dogs, beginners and experts welcome!

sierra ski and cycle works tahoe bike and ski shop


Open Daily
9 am – 5 pm


3430 Lake Tahoe Blvd
South Lake Tahoe, CA
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tahoe ski shop


  • Alpine touring ski set-ups
  • Telemark & downhill skis
  • Ski tuning, service, and repairs
  • Backcountry gear sales
  • Snowshoes and cross-country skis
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tahoe bike shop


  • South Shore’s only Santa Cruz bike dealer
  • Mountain, road, and beach cruisers
  • Rentals, service, sales
  • Year-round tune-ups and repairs
  • Custom bike building
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True to the Core

It's not just a shop. It's a Tahoe institution. It's where long-time customers shop with their kids and friends for equipment and a dose of adventure. Owned by Gary since 1980, Sierra Ski and Cycle Works is a Tahoe bike and ski museum and headquarters for the latest hi-tech bike and ski gear for all ages. Whether you're headed to the resort or back country, bike park or single track trail, Gary and Chris will make sure your gear is tuned and safe for optimal fun.

About Gary & The Shop


Spoke Junkie

Highlights from Gary Bell's monthly column in the Tahoe Mountain News for over 20 years.

gary bell backcountry skiing
November 23, 2017

Long Live the Real Skiers

So you have your new super fat twin tip skis or that new board with rocker. You can ride switch all day long, throw down corked threes in the big pipe, you’ve dropped the cross on Mount Tallac, won a race or two during gay week and skied Powderhouse in…
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south lake tahoe ski and bike shop
November 8, 2012

Back in the Day

I’m working with a young customer at the shop, he is asking if we can do a certain operation on his bike. We start to discuss what the problem is on his bike and whether or not we will have the parts we need to do the work. I need…
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south lake tahoe ski shop
January 1, 2011

“Expert” An Overused Term in Skiing

What do you suppose would have happened to us if all that rain (yeah remember the rain?) had been snow? Bliss or agony or probably both, you know; just a little agony for short periods while you are trying to get the snow from your driveway to the top of…
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