About Hutch's Bicycle Store

Hutch's Bicycle Shop

Hutch's was founded in 1927 by Earl Hutchinson. His son Bill (Billy) took over after Earl retired. Its one of the oldest bicycle stores in the US. Bill had 3 daughters and none of them followed him into the business.  When it came time for Bill to retire he gave the business to his 3 longest term employees. Bill was very much loved for his fairness and warm smile. He cared deeply for all his employees and customers. We are carrying along the same traditions Hutch's has been known for since 1927.

Hutch's is the largest bicycle shop in Eugene/Springfield and one of the largest Bicycle shops in Oregon. With over 500 bicycles in stock, Hutch's has a great selection from e-bikes, kids, family, comfort, road, gravel, mountain, and commuter bikes.

We have parts and accessories to support all these categories as well. We service all makes and models of bicycles.

We have the best trained service department around.

We are the areas premier Fitting destination with one certified master Retul fitter and another one soon to be.


Jay Loew

Jay Loew

Partner & Certified Body Geometry Fit Expert

Jay feels lucky to love coming to work each day. “In 30 years, I’ve never once woken up and thought, ‘Crap! I have to go to work today.’ How many people can say that?”

Jay has worked for Collins’ parent company for 30 years and has been a partner for 20. Currently, Jay is one of only 150 certified Body Geometry Fit Experts in the world and the only one in our region. That means Jay knows better than most how to fit you to your bicycle.

He rides his road bike regularly, teaches Taekwondo and loves to cook and eat good food.

“Our products are service and accurate information. It just so happens that we sell bicycles and accessories, too.”

Jason Oakley

Jason Oakley

Service Manager

Jason grew up outside of Nashville but feels right at home in Eugene. “In Nashville, we were the only ones growing food in our front yard. Here, we fit right in!”

An avid hiker and backpacker, Jason got into mountain biking because it offered a similar appeal, “yet much faster.” He got into road biking as a means to commute, but then learned he liked to travel long distances.

Jason’s been fixing bicycles professionally for 17 years – everything from rusty winter commuters to high-end race bikes. For a while, he traveled with USA Triathlon Team and Raceday Transport as a mechanic for world triathlon events.

Debbie Boyd

Debbie Boyd

Partner

Debbie first got to know the founder of Hutch’s over breakfast. That is, he was a regular customer at a local restaurant, and she was a cook.

When he offered her a job in the shop more than 30 years ago, she admittedly had a lot to learn. She picked it up quickly and has enjoyed coming to work every day since.

“We have a wonderful crew and great customers! I couldn’t have asked for a better place to work.”

Mike Holden

        "Q" 

          Head mechanic

        AKA: Mike Holden, Camera shy and maybe wanted...somewhere!

Been with us for 10 years and 6 years before that. 

Loves old cars and giving telemarketers hell. A big 007 fan.

Brian Whitmore

Brian Whitmore

Mechanic

Brian began his career with cars – racing and repairs. After a 33-year career as co-owner of EuroAsian Automotive, he tried cycling – first mountain biking and then road biking. It didn’t take long before he was hooked. To fill his time and since he’s always been mechanically inclined, he asked if Collins could use a part-time mechanic. Now, he works during the busy season and spends winters enjoying his other passions.

Brian enjoys living in Pleasant Hill with his wife, as well as two dogs and a cat who are “nice enough to share their three acres with us.” Brian also spends as much time as possible in his wood shop, making fine furniture.

Dave Kendall

Dave Kendall

Mechanic

When Dave was a boy, he asked for a Schwinn Stingray for Christmas. What he got instead was an old Schwinn and a set of tools. He built that bike into the one he wanted and before too long, he was repairing bikes for everyone in the neighborhood. The rest is history.

After working on airplanes in the U.S. Marine Corps and a brief stint as an auto mechanic, Dave went back to his first love. He graduated from United Bicycle Institute’s advanced mechanics course in the mid-80s and lent his skills to many bike shops over the years.

He’s been with Oregon Bicycle Sports for more than a decade and says, “I really love it here!” He no longer pines for a Stingray, but does collect Schwinn Fat Tire bikes and other antique beach cruisers.

Andy Carlisle

Andy Carlisle

Mechanic

As the newest member of the Collins team, Andy works part time while attending school. Previously from Seattle, Andy enjoys the positive atmosphere of the bike shop and the Eugene cycling community.

“Oregon is an amazing outdoor playground with endless miles of mountain bike trails and great skiing.”

When Andy is not going to school, working, riding or skiing, you might find him enjoying a good oatmeal chocolate chip cookie.

Chance Corbin-Taylor

Chance Corbin-Taylor

Mechanic

Chance found his inspiration for cycling in a video game. Then, he discovered a local skate park. Now, he’s an avid BMX freestyle specialist and mountain biker.

Having worked at the shop for five years, Chance feels he has grown not only as a mechanic, but as a human being. “The awesome people who work and shop here inspire me to be a better person and to find ways to better serve my community.”

With certifications from Specialized Bicycles and Shimano Components, Chance wants you to know, your bike will be in good hands with him.

Why Choose The Bike Shop?

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 passionate about cycling. We listen to your needs and work hard to help you find precisely the right products for you.

Competitive Pricing

We strive to carry a good, better, best approach

Your Complete Cycling Resource

All Cyclists Welcome

We’re dedicated to helping you find the perfect bicycle for your riding style. We carry a wide selection of bikes and cycling gear for beginners and experts alike, and we’re here to help you select the equipment that best meets your needs as a cyclist.

Experienced Employees

Our staff is professionally trained, and our friendly employees contribute to our welcoming atmosphere. In sales and service, we’re committed to providing you with an exceptional shopping experience.

Full Service Center

Our qualified professional mechanics service all makes and models of bicycles. Visit us for a free estimate, and count on us for quick turnaround times and quality bicycle repairs.

Professional Bike Fit

Proper bicycle fit is essential to enjoying the ride. Our certified fit specialists learn about you, evaluate you in the riding position, and configure your bike to meet your cycling goals.