Riverbend brings cyclists new gear

Omar Oseguera, Photo and Multimedia Editor

Riverbend Bikes, Boards & Bites is a new store located on 2437 Oak St. The shop celebrated its grand opening on Aug. 30. The Riverbend employees include mechanic George Maragrrell and BMX specialist Matt Splat. The shop is known for The Roadrunner Solar Powered Multi-person Bicycle, which is a bike designed and manufactured in the Bakersfield location. Riverbend sells bicycles of various kinds, skateboards, longboards, safety and maintenance equipment, and a small selection of food items. The new shop is located right off the bike trail, which gives opportunity for local cyclists on the trail to stop by and visit.