Dave the bike guy and DD Cycles

Dave owns a bike shop on the corner of 42nd and Balboa in the outer Richmond neighborhood of San Francisco. He fixes bikes, builds bikes, and is a staple of the community. Folks travel far and wide to seek Dave’s services. He has customers from all over, Marin to New York City.
He tells great stories, and most of all he has a giant amount of trust for his customers. More than once I’ve seen him help an unhappy cyclist with a flat tire and no wallet back on his way, asking the biker to drop some money in the door when he passes by next time.
He is a VIP at most of the neighborhood restaurants, never charged and always welcome.
All day residents shuffle by the lonely storefront and pop their heads in to chat or throw up a waving hand as they quickly scurry up the street.
Dave is an infamous Richmond character. Just ask a biker.

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