Our entire staff at Universal Cycles take great pride in the quality of our customer service. Below are some of the kind notes we've received from our customers. We always appreciate your feedback and your suggestions.
I arrived way before you opened and had a great time riding the area, it’s parks and green/trail ways. I’m actually glad you’ve moved now. I’ll be planning me some area rides for next time. Thank you very much for forcing me to enjoy such a nice day in such a beautiful area.
July 14, 2020
Super fast shipping, great communication, and order was well packaged and secure. I absolutely will look here first for my next inquiry for parts!!!
June 25, 2020
Hi, I just want to let you know that I was thrilled to receive my new Salsa Woodsmoke today - it was expertly packaged and arrived in perfect shape. Additionally, I ordered a dropper post along with the bike. Without me even asking, the assembly team installed and set up the new post - what a great surprise! I expected to be watching youtube tutorials and figuring out this install myself. Finally, I appreciated that my assembler listed the date of assembly as "Juneteenth, 2021". Respect. Thanks for a great deal and a great experience with your shop. Happy Trails,
June 25, 2020
Appreciate the quick service, quality products and friendly, timely correction on shipping mistake. It's a pleasure doing business with y'all, & I will be back.
June 20, 2020
Hi and good morning. The parts I ordered arrived yesterday. The items were packaged correctly in a proper box. There was packing material in the box so the parts didn't move around. Box was taped nicely and labeled well. Wow, great to see the attention to detail! Thought I would point this out to you as one is usually advised about mishaps.....A box from [...] is typically incorrect-wrong size, no packing, not closed correctly. Great to get a proper shipment. Well done and have a nice weekend. Thank you,
June 19, 2020
I just wanted to say that I love the Universal Cycles way of doing business. First, being able to see available inventory takes all of the guess work out of shopping. Secondly, the online notifications for order confirmations, when to expect a shipping statement, and then shipping confirmation are very reassuring and add to the overall experience. I've now become a dedicated UC shopper. Great model, great experience! Thank you!
June 13, 2020
Hi, I just wanted to send a note to thank you. I have been purchasing from Universal for quite some time and have always been extremely satisfied by your service. That's all! Thank you,
May 13, 2020
Just wanted to say thank you!! You guys do a great job! All business and efficiency. You guys got both my orders shipped before [...] could even respond to an order I placed 6 days ago. It so refreshing to see a business nowadays that focuses on doing the best job possible. Not wasting time updating their Instagram or you tube channel! Thanx u guys rock. I will always buy here now!
May 06, 2020
Hey Universal Cycles! I wanted to convey a great experience I had on the phone the other day with Mike[...]. I called to get some clarification on an order and some recommendations on some parts I needed to continue a build. Mike was awesome! I connected the fact that we actually did a ride together many, many years ago! It was geat to hear his voice again, as I think we used to talk over the phone a bit when I was a wheel builder and we talked about orders from Perfect Wheels, where I worked. He gave me all the part numbers I needed to complete the next phase of my Surly Wednesday build for my son. I received the parts today, and everything was spot on!! Went together like soft butter on bread!! It was great hearing from Mike again, and it was just another great experiences I have had with Universal Cycles! Takce care guys and gals!
April 30, 2020
Thank you for having customer order history! Long story short, bought wheel goods from you guys a year ago. Couldn't remember spoke length I ordered. Looked it up on the site, BOOM, mystery solved!
April 18, 2020
I just want to thank you guys and particularly Dustin with his help today at the Portland store. I have ran parts counters, and have ran a successful business for the last 36 years and I know what quality customer service is all about. I have recently got back into cycling to help keep on shape for motocross and have been away for nearly 30 years from mountain bikes. I was very impressed at the friendly service I encountered today. I have been to other bike shops in the Portland/Vancouver area and have come away from ALL of them really upset. The arrogance and “know it all attitude” won’t fly with me. I was a little apprehensive walking in the door at your shop today due to the horrid customer service I have had at three local shops. Dustin was AWESOME! He was informative, he didn’t try to sell me anything more than I really needed and I left your store excited to return. ( I bought better stuff than he suggested just because he was a straight shooter). Thanks again and look forward to shopping here for everything our family needs for our bikes.
April 13, 2020
You guys are amazing!! Thank you so much for your incredibly FAST service!!! 10 star service!!! THANK YOU!!!
March 27, 2020
Just want to let you guys know that I appreciate all you do. I have been a customer for a long time, and Universal is the first place I go to for all my online bike needs. Selection is great, on-hand stock is excellent, and customer support has always been top notch. Please pass my praise along to everyone there. Thanks
February 06, 2020
Very pleased with the product and timely delivery. You will be getting my business again in the near future. Thank you.
January 16, 2020
You guys are absurd...and I mean that in a GREAT way! WOW. I'll try to remember to leave a +++review!
January 13, 2020
Buying from Universal Cycles is always such a joy. Call them and a human will answer who seems to know everything about virtually any kind of bike. I used their wheelbuilder tool ten years ago, and I still get stopped on the streets of NYC all the time by people asking me where I bought my DT Swiss/Phil Wood track wheel. When I wanted to convert that wheel to tubeless, once again, they knew exactly what I should do. The shipping is often much faster than advertised. The discounts can be insane. Unlike [...] other sites that chase trends and fill their product pages with slick, useless, used-car-salesman copy, Universal sells everything old-and-new, and sticks to providing basic product data. Sometimes I worry a day will come when I can't upgrade or replace parts on my fixie and 29er singlespeeds- nope, Universal has what I need every time. The way for many retailers to compete with Amazon is undoubtedly to take notes from Universal Cycles.
December 23, 2019
I’ve been ordering from Universal Cycles for a few years now and your customer service (and products and pricing) has always been great. Please keep up the good work and Happy Holidays to all of you!
December 14, 2019
Thank you for the stellar advice and service. Schmidty is an outstanding resource in knowledge and patience. He helped me several times with various orders and through some confusion. He set me in the right direction and gave me a sense of greater confidence in the build I am putting together. Thanks again.
November 05, 2019
I wanted to take a moment and say thank-you! P.S.; and after reading the profiles here, I have to add that I have been car-free for 27 years! Currently have four bikes of my own that I work on and ride. Plus working on friend's bikes all the time! Again, thank-you!!!
August 28, 2019
Thanks again for your fast service! I've already received my shipment, and I'm very impressed with your company. I placed another order with another online bike company at the same time as I ordered from you. They haven't even started to process my order yet - it's been three days now. I also happen to be a person who processes orders and shipments for a living. [...] I'd be instantly fired from my job if I sat on an order for three days. All of you at Universal Cycles have earned a very satisfied customer! You WILL be receiving future orders from me - thanks once again for your integrity and hard work. Thanks!
August 26, 2019