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New ERIK’S Store Opening in West Des Moines, Iowa!

ERIK'S West Des Moines Is Now Open!

ERIK’S is excited to announce the opening of a brand new shop at 950 1st Street in West Des Moines, Iowa — opening Friday May 14 at 11am!

“Rassy’s Bike Shop, currently at 301 Grand Ave in West Des Moines, has been powered by ERIK’S for a few years. We are rebranding to ERIK’S to better integrate this store with the rest of the ERIK’S shops. Customers will continue to get the same excellent service from the same great team, but in a brand new shop!” ~Erik Saltvold, Owner

The city of West Des Moines purchased the current Rassy’s location as part of its plans to widen Grand Avenue beginning this spring. This inspired ERIK’S to reimagine their presence in the West Des Moines community. We’ll not only continue to offer an awesome selection of high-quality bicycles and bike gear, but our new expanded shop will allow us to also sell skis, snowboards, and an assortment of winter gear, plus skateboards, scooters, and longboards.

New ERIK'S Bike Board Ski in West Des Moines Iowa under construction
New ERIK'S Bike Board Ski in West Des Moines Iowa under construction

New location highlights:

  • Triple the salesfloor area!
  • More of everything you need to LOVE your ride!
  • A second-floor mezzanine for expanded bike maintenance services!
  • Snowboards, skis, and winter gear (October – February)!
  • Same great Rassy’s Bike Shop staff
  • New shop name: ERIK’S Bike Board Ski!
  • And so much more (you’ll need to stop by to see it for yourself)!

Rassy’s Bike Shop at 301 Grand Ave in West Des Moines will be open through Sunday, May 9th. The shop will be closed on Monday May 10 — Thursday May 13th for the move. We will open in the new ERIK’S location in front of Val Lanes at 950 1st Street in West Des Moines, Iowa on Friday May 14th at 11am!

Bike Display inside ERIK'S in WEST DES MOINES
Inside ERIK'S Bike Shop in West Des Moines.

Please note, all repairs picked up after Sunday, May 9th will be at the new store location.

ERIK’S was founded by Erik Saltvold in his parents’ barn in Richfield in 1977 when he was 13 years old. When his business grew too big for the barn, Erik opened his first storefront in the city. ERIK’S has operated in a few different locations in Richfield throughout the years.

ERIK’S has the largest selection of bikes in the Midwest. We partner with great bicycle brands such as SpecializedSanta CruzAventonGoCycleDiamonback, and Haro to bring a fantastic selection of cycling products to riders. From mid-October through February we stock an unbelievable selection of snowboards,skis, and winter apparel from BurtonK2Salomon686SpyderVolklCapita, and more. ERIK’S is a recognized industry leader with 40+ year history of operational excellence. 

We can’t wait to help you out with all of your biking needs at our new West Des Moines location!

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