We are a full-service bicycle shop offering new and consignment bicycles along with expert repairs.  We also take coffee very seriously and are proud to offer coffee roasted by one of the area's finest roasters -

Carabello Coffee.


Our shop was chosen as the "Best Independent Coffeehouse" by the readers of NKY Magazine in 2012, and "Best Bicycle Shop"

in 2013 and 2014. 


Stop in for an "Off the Front" or a "Dirty Hippy", while browsing our book selection or enjoying our Free Wi-Fi.   Be sure to grab a scone or

one of our whoelsome Almond Butter Bars

(which will come in handy while you are on your next bicycle ride)!

Bikes? We Got 'Em!

We are an authorized Jamis Bicycles dealer and offer new, used, and consignment bicycles.  Our resident mechanic, Mark Ball, is known as the "best wrench in town", and can fix any problem,

cheerfully and expertly.  He also enjoys cleaning & restoring vintage bicycles as well as repairing bicycles for donation to charities.  In April, 2013, our shop was voted as the "Best Bicycle Shop in Northern KY" by the readers of NKY MagazineFor more information about bicycles, sales, repair, and service, click HERE

Beans? We've Got Those Too!

Velocity brews & serves Carabello Coffee, roasted locally & founded by Justin & Emily Carabello of Newport, Kentucky.  Stop in and give their amazing coffees a try and take a bag of beans home with you to brew later!  For more information on Carabello Coffee, click HERE!


Live Music Saturdays

Join us for our live music nights featuring acoustic sets by talented local & regional musicians.  Whether folk, bluegrass, rock, indie, oldies, or contemporary - these events get rather crowded!  Click HERE to view the schedule of upcoming performers!

Gifts Galore

We have a unique assortment gifts, including books, teas, coffee grinding & brewing supplies, mugs, and many other interesting things.  (Need a gift basket put together?  No problem. Stop worrying & click HERE!)

Who We Are

Mark & Lisa Ball, the Co-Owners, are college sweethearts and have been married for 27 years.  Mark, the son of a pastor, originally hails from the Columbus, Ohio area.  His wife, Lisa, grew up in West Bend, Wisconsin, and is employed as a legal assistant.  (Since she neither rides bikes nor drinks coffee, that's probably for the best!)


Mark & Lisa have two daughters, Emily (a graduate of NKU) and Betsy (a freshman at NKU), and live in the Union, Kentucky area. 

Love our shop?  Love the coffee?

Love the service?  Love the music?

We'd love to hear from you!


Issues?  Suggestions? 

Constructive feedback?

We still want to hear from you!

Website designed & maintained by Lisa Ball via 1&1.com.

If you like the look of the website and would like more information on designing your own website through 1&1.com, please click HERE and tell them Lisa sent you!!


Many thanks to Amy OliverRandy O. ChristianMichael Gabbard Photography, Jonny Chick,  and Tara Valois for the awesome website photography.