Welcome to the Russ Hay's family
Since 1959 we have been helping everyone from the young to the young at heart enjoy the wonderful world of cycling. Be it choosing your child's first run bike, building your dream racing machine, or finding just the right basket for your morning commute; we are here to help put a big smile on your face.
Photo credit: Lorna Shaw
Russ Hay & Marion Hay buy a second-hand store, weed out everything except used bikes, and Russ Hay’s the Bicycle Shop is born
Russ Hay’s move to a larger store on Government Street
Mike & Ambriss Clermont buy the shop and keep the name as a way of honouring reputation and tradition of family owned, friendly service
Martin Clermont (Mike’s son) turns his first wrench at the age of 12
Russ Hay’s Sidney Location opens
Mike Korb starts working on the sales floor
Fluffy (A.K.A Aaron Dusseault) joins the Russ Hay’s family
Russ Hay’s the Bicycle Shop moves to its current location on Hillside Avenue
Erin Clermont - Mike C.’s daughter-in-law – works her first shift
Conor Conley starts working as a mechanic in the Victoria shop
Ambriss passes away after a valiant battle with cancer – Martin steps up as co-owner with his dad
Conor becomes a co-owner and manager of the Sidney location
Erin & Mike K. join the Hillside shop ownership team
Marty retires before his dad!
Continuing a proud tradition of supporting community, family, and fun!
Browse Our Bike Selection
Find your dream bike today and visit us for a test ride. We'll ensure that you're on the right bike to meet your needs and the right frame size for a comfortable, safe cycling experience.