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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.

January 22, 2022

December and other Legendary Snowfall Records

I love winter storms. Big winter storms - and we just got a couple didn’t we. I’m sure everyone has heard by now that we broke, no, smashed a December snowfall record that was set in 1970, over seventeen feet. Yeehaw! Plus, we broke the October through December record for…
July 29, 2021

I Love My Bike

A couple of weeks ago, I had just finished a nice long climb and had set my bike aside to scramble up on a little rock outcropping to enjoy the view. A few minutes later two hikers appear from the other direction. Obviously hot and tired but so happy to…
May 22, 2021

Essential Spring Chain Cleaning

That’s it, spring has sprung, full force even though…yes some of us are still skiing. I do love working it to the last drop, and no frenzy, sort of the opposite end of the spectrum from those who are out there for the first turns of the season, although we…
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