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. 


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.