In the state of Texas, anyone aged 16 or older who completes a safety-training course and passes a driving test can receive an unrestricted license to operate motorcycles on public roads. Motorcyclists in Texas in the market for a new or used bike can find dozens of motorcycle shops throughout the state, particularly in large metropolitan areas. These Texas motorcycle shops frequently sell parts and may service bikes as well.
The Old Bike Shop
The Old Bike Shop is on Empire Central in northwest Dallas. The shop focuses primarily on routine maintenance and repair service. The technicians at the shop have certification through Harley Davidson and can work on any type of V-twin engine produced from 1936 onward. The Old Bike Shop also takes used motorcycles on consignment, allowing owners to show their bikes at the shop’s showroom in order to locate a buyer. The shop also has an onsite museum of motorcycle history that customers and the public can tour. The Old Bike Shop is open Tuesday through Saturday.
Motorcycles Unlimited is on FM 1960 Road West in West Houston, Texas. All of the technicians and employees that work at the shop are motorcycle riders or racers, according to its website. The shop sells used bikes on consignment, dealing in late models, such as those from the 1990s and onward. Motorcycles Unlimited offers service and accident repair on all types of bikes. Additionally, the shop performs customization jobs such as improvements to suspension systems or engines. The store also sells parts and motorcycle gear. It maintains a standard selection of inventory and can special order many other items. Motorcycle Unlimited is open Tuesday through Saturday.
Alamo Cycle Plex
The Alamo Cycle Plex is on IH-10 West in northwest San Antonio and opened during the 1960s. The family-owned motorcycle shop sells new bikes, including those made by Honda, Kawasaki, Polaris, Suzuki and Yamaha. In addition, the dealership carries a selection of pre-owned motorcycles accepted that were accepted as trade-ins or purchased by the shop. The store’s technicians inspect all used vehicles before selling. Financing is available for qualified buyers of new and used bikes.
The service department at Alamo Cycle Plex performs routine maintenance and repair work on all types of motorcycles as well as watercraft and all-terrain vehicles. The shop also sells parts both online and at its location in San Antonio. The Alamo Cycle Plex is open Tuesday through Sunday for both sales and service.
Bud’s Motorcycle Shop
Bud’s Motorcycle Shop is on South First Street between Cumberland Road and Hendron Lane in Austin. The family-owned business began in 1979. The shop sells customized chopper motorcycles built onsite. It also takes use bikes on consignment. All of the service technicians at Bud’s Motorcycle Shop have certification through Harley Davidson. The shop offers tune-ups, lube jobs, bodywork and can also perform overhauls and upgrades to existing parts. For customers’ convenience, the shop offers free pick-up and drop-off of motorcycles coming in for service. Bud’s Motorcycle Shop also sells used new and used parts. The shop’s hours and days of operation vary.