About Us


Caring Service, Amazing Rides


The BikeSmith is  a local bike shop owned by a family that rides, and cares deeply about people, Albuquerque & amazing biking experiences.  We offer caring & expert service, distinctive rentals and quality products from our convenient shop near the entrance of the Bosque River Trail.





  Richard  “Gator ” Noland has been a part of the cycling industry since 1994, and has been riding much longer than that.  Working as a bicycle assembler, salesman, head mechanic, assistant manager and now managing director of a bicycle business, he has built, sold and fixed a lot of bikes!  Rick is an avid mountain biker and believes that the bicycle is making a resurgence in the US.    As Managing Director of The BikeSmith, Rick is dedicated to providing high quality products, services and support to the cycling community. Rick is also a Certified Mountain Biking Instructor through PMBI.




Rosie the wrenchRosie “The Wrench” Noland is a Liv Ambassador for Liv Cycling USA, a competitive triathlete, road, and mountain cyclist in the local racing circuit and has over 14 years experience in the retail industry.  She is also a Licensed Massage Therapist.  In her role as Product Manager she has been instrumental in the launch of The BikeSmith’s retail business.  Rose is passionate about creating a space where both women and men feel welcomed and supported.  She received her bicycle mechanics training at the Barnett Bicycle Institute in Colorado Springs, CO, and is a Certified Mountain Biking Instructor through the Professional Mountain Biking Instructor Association (PMBI).



Head Mechanic


BikeSmith Jesse Headshot EditJesse Burris has been hanging around bike shops since he was 7 years old. He is an accomplished BMX and downhill racer and was the New Mexico 2011 BMX Cruiser State Champion. Jesse has over 16 years’ experience in sales and service at some of the top bike shops in New Mexico and Texas. He also has over 10 years’ experience as a Chief Suspension Technician servicing a wide range of mountain bike suspension systems. Jesse loves sharing his knowledge of bikes and passion for riding with customers.