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Conte's opens its first bike shop in the Charlotte, NC, market

Published April 8, 2021

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Virginia Beach, Virginia — Virginia-based east coast retailer Conte's Bicycle Group, LLC is pleased to announce its first entry into the Charlotte, North Carolina market by the opening of its 15th store, at 9815 Rea Road. The space should look familiar to many in the Charlotte cycling community, and for good reason. Over the past 5 years the Rea Road location housed NC Velo community.

"The community of cyclists in Charlotte and surrounding area is among the most vibrant, active, and passionate we've ever encountered", said David Conte, co-principal of the Company. "We are excited to get to know the Charlotte cycling community as we settle in our new home".

"I am excited to see Conte's continue what we started" Carter Utzig NC Velo's owner said "Conte's brings a wealth of experience serving all types of cyclists and market influence that will serve our cycling community well"

Conte's® will sell Specialized, Cannondale, Pinarello, BMC and Orbea bicycle brands, a full line of Rapha cycling apparel and accessories, a professional Retul® Fit Studio, along with service and rentals.

ABOUT CONTE'S BIKE SHOP®. Since 1957, Conte's has been a trusted bicycle sales and service retailer. The Company has 15 stores in Virginia, Washington, DC, Florida, North Carolina, and opening in Q2-2021, Atlanta, Georgia. The Company has been recognized 12 times as one of the Top 100 Best Bicycle Retailers in America, has been honored by Tidewater Women Magazine as the recipient of the Ladies Choice Award in the Bike Shops Category, has been designated as "Retailer of the Year" by the Retail Alliance, and a Bicycle Retailer and Industry News 2016 selection as one of only 6 nominees in the USA for National Bicycle Retailer of the Year. More information can be found at:

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