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About Us

Your Local Bike Shop Since 1995

We’re passionate about bicycles. We believe that bikes offer a simple solution to many of our communities' complex problems. Bikes are great for your personal health and for the health of our environment. Bikes can help you save money on transportation, and bikes can provide you with endless miles of fun with your family and friends.

For years, mountain bikers, road cyclists, tri-athletes, weekend cruisers and daily commuters have turned to MOAB for the perfect fitting bike and cycling gear that suits all their needs. As Middle Tennessee’s leading full-service bicycle shop, MOAB’s professional sales staff and bike mechanics are experts when it comes to determining what type of bike is right for you.  Our love and passion for all things cycling is evident in in our belief that a bike should suit your lifestyle, your needs, your body, and your budget.  From the latest Specialized mountain or road model and the hottest cycling gear to a multi-use bike suitable for a beginner, we are here to serve anyone who has ever ridden or wants to start. Learn more about what makes us unique, and visit us today to meet our friendly staff and experience our incredible product selection. In the mean time, go check out our Instagram or Facebook page to see some pictures of our latest bike builds and group rides!

Meet Our Team Members

Mark Dement

Owner of MOAB Bike Shop, Mark Dement turned his passion into his career in 1995. Since the creation of the business, MOAB has grown exponentially. Throughout this expansion, Mark’s focus has always been on helping people ride bikes. Regardless of skill level, budget or riding style, he is dedicated to helping everyone find the right ride for them. Whether building a pro-level electronic group on a high end carbon road bike, fine-tuning mountain bike suspension, or comfort sizing a hybrid for casual use, Mark is not only extremely skilled and experienced, but he is attentive to each customers’ individual needs. This dedication to detail and customer service is what MOAB is all about. Pictured is Mark and his wife, Melissa, at our Gravel Revival event in Hickman County, Tennessee.

Xavier Solís

Pictured is the man, the myth, the legend, Xavier Solís. You may know him as "Javy", "X-Man", or "Hey Dude". Xavier is our Nashville manager who has been with MOAB since 2006. Xavier began his work at MOAB as an intern, and quickly turned his work into a career. He wants everyone on a bike to be safe, have fun, and to just do it.

Jeremy Chambers

You may already know him, you may not. Meet Jeremy Chambers, our Franklin location manager. Jeremy has been with MOAB since 2006, and reflects MOAB's mission of providing outstanding customer service with each and every individual who walks in our shop.

Pat Lee

Meet Pat, the bike wizard, Lee. Pat is Murfreesboro's service manager and has worked at MOAB since 2015. Pat is not only a service wizard, but also a bike-packing expert. He is a jack of all trades here at MOAB and we are grateful to have him with us. Pictured is Pat riding at Ragbrai, where he gets to ride with 18,000 fellow bike riders.

Evan Aliquo

Greet the mountain bike whiz Evan Aliquo. Evan has been voted most likely to model for Specialized one day by his co-workers. Evan has worked at MOAB since 2013 and is Murfreesboro's sales manager. He wants everyone to not be afraid to push themselves on the bike!

Brennan Robinson

Say what's up to Brennan, our E-commerce manager, and webmaster. Brennan has worked for MOAB since 2018, and is excited to continue working for MOAB after his recent graduation at MTSU. Pictured is Brennan at the Five Points trail system in North Georgia. He enjoys riding his mountain bike, and playing with his sweet pup, Henry.

Kris Henke

Say hello to one of Murfreesboro's professional bike mechanics, Kris with a K. Kris has worked as a mechanic in the cycling industry since 1985. We are grateful to have Kris as a part of our team here at MOAB. From vintage to new bikes, Kris has the expertise to fix anything his way. Pictured is him and his wife, Michelle, at our Gravel Revival event.

Chris Ivory

Woah! Is that Ivory? MOAB is excited to welcome Chris back to Murfreesboro. Chris worked for MOAB back in the Maple Street days, and eventually traveled to Asheville, North Carolina where he lived for ten years. Now that he is back with us here at MOAB, he has proven to be an asset to our sales team in Murfreesboro. Ivory likes to ride his bike in the woods alone, so don't follow him!

Carlos Hernandez

How does he get that much air on his bike? Carlos is our newest addition to our service department at our Murfreesboro location. Carlos moved to Tennessee from Puerto Rico and began working at MOAB in 2021. Carlos does not only have riding skills, he has professional mechanic skills too.

Michael Evert

Mr. Michael "Mike" Evert joined the MOAB team in 2019 when he moved to Tennessee from East Lansing, Michigan. Mike, by a mile, has the best looking mustache we have ever seen. Mike works as our inventory manager in our Franklin location. He loves riding his mountain bike at Jones Mill because it's a great place to escape.

Andy Norris

Gravel enthusiast, Andy Norris, has worked as a part-time employee at MOAB since 2011. Andy provides niche cycling expertise to our Franklin location. Not only does he work as a salesman, but also takes on the role as one of our event coordinators here at MOAB. Andy's favorite place to ride is out in Hickman County, Tennessee where the gravel roads seem to never end.

David Carpenter

David works at our Franklin location as our sales and warranty specialist. Outside of MOAB, David is a coach for True Performance, and action sports coaching business. David enjoys running, cycling, swimming, and riding motorcycles. He has a wife and a five year old son. His family loves spending time together doing these activities.

John Swanguen

Meet John (J.D.) Swanguen. You can catch J.D. on the sales floor in our Murfreesboro store! J.D. was born in raised in San Diego, California. He grew up watching and admiring his dad (1 of 3 inventors of freestyle BMX in the 70’s) and has wanted to be just like him/share his love of cycling. He is now the proud father of a beautiful and smart 6 year old girl named Stella! He loves all kinds of bikes, but mountain bikes are his favorite because of how versatile they are. He has traveled around the world meeting many amazing people, racing professionally, and even beating many world champions. If you know J.D., he likes to downplay his achievements, but his achievements are nothing short of incredible. Talking in person is much easier for him, so stop by our boro location and ask him about his success in the cycling world! 

Tyson Gilmore

Meet Tyson. Tyson loves to mountain bike, but also enjoys gravel and road biking. His favorite spots to ride are MOAB, Utah and Sedona, Arizona because of the breathtaking views. Tyson's bike tip to every rider: "Always be prepared to fix a flat". He also encourages everyone to use the bike to go explore new places because there is so much to see out there! Go on that trip, and make sure to not forget your bike!

Jeremy King

Meet Jeremy King (JerBear). Jeremy works in all of our MOAB locations. Jeremy works as our receiving and inventory manager and assists our E-Commerce manager ship our products to your doorstep. Jeremy's favorite place to ride his bike is Colorado because of the variety of trail systems, the city biking infrastructure, and the commuter credits. - An interesting fact about Jeremy - He plays the cello.

Sergio Avendano

Meet Sergio. Mr. Sergio works as a mechanic in our East Nashville store. Sergio's favorite place to ride is the Colombian mountains (Ibague-Tolima,paradise of xcm). Sergio's message to everyone is to just have fun and make as many new friends as you can! - Fun fact about Sergio - He loves dogs and any dangerous or non-dangerous sport!

Behind the Scenes at MOAB

Brenda Mikec

Brenda works as our event and marketing coordinator here at MOAB. If you're lucky, you may see Brenda in one of our locations, but Brenda mainly works behind the scenes at MOAB. Brenda is passionate about the cycling industry and has an amazing skill set in event coordination and marketing. We are grateful to have her as a part of our team! Brenda enjoys seeking out paved and gravel roads on her bicycle with her friends and MOAB family.

Rick Harmon

The local cycling legend, Rick Harmon, works as one of our professional mechanics at our Franklin location. Rick works behind the scenes at MOAB and fixes some of the most challenging repairs that come our way. If you know Rick, you know that he is a highly skilled mountain biker, and an amazing mechanic. He has been a part of our team since 2009 and we are thankful to have him with us!

Seasonal Team at MOAB

Davin Miles

Say hi to Davin Miles! Davin works at our Franklin location when he is not in the classroom! Davin's favorite place to ride his mountain bike is Oak Mountain in Birmingham, Alabama because the of the elevation change and design of the trail system.

Asa Holiday

Say hi to Asa, "Ace of Spades", Holiday. Asa works at our Franklin location when he is not in the classroom! Asa's favorite place to ride his road bike is in Eagleville, TN because there are no cars and the scenery is beautiful.

Why Shop With Us?

From professional bike repair and fitting services to top cycling products at exceptional prices, we've got you covered.

Quality & Value

We sell products from the best bicycle brands in the world. We offer great value to our customers through competitive pricing, quality products, and superior customer service.

Friendly Staff

We aren't your average bike shop. Our staff is helpful and crazy about cycling. We listen to your needs and work hard to help you find precisely the right products for you.

Free Local Pickup

Finding the perfect bike and cycling gear is easy when you shop with us. Explore our selection online, place your order, and we’ll have it ready for you soon. Easy and convenient!

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.