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Since 1973 Suburban Sports has been dedicated to providing you year round with a wide selection of superior ski and bicycle equipment designed to enrich your ski and riding experience!  Whether it’s that new road bike in January or new skis in July, we are here to help you get out and have fun.

The staff at Suburban Sports is made up of a group of dedicated full time employees who share your love of outdoor sports.  The staff is made up of members of the National Ski Patrol, certified Professional Ski Instructors, and NASTAR Racers.  We employ Certified Binding Technicians, Master Boot Fitters, bicycle racers, veteran mechanics, and experienced ski technicians. Suburban Sport has a highly competent staff familiar with the product they sell because they use the products they sell. We know sports and are ready to provide you with the best gear to follow your outdoor interests! Come visit the showroom at CT's premier ski and bike shop!

Suburban Sports
25 Webster Square Road
Berlin, CT 06037

860-829-8077 or Toll Free: 800-799-5927
admin@suburbansport.com

Directions: Click for an interactive map to our store

Store Hours:
Sunday:  12pm – 5pm
Monday:  10am – 8pm
Tuesday:  10am – 8pm
Wednesday:  10am – 8pm
Thursday:  10am – 8pm
Friday:  10am – 8pm
Saturday:  9am – 5pm

Shipping Information:

  • In most cases, we will ship items the next business day if not the same day.
  • Our Free Domestic Shipping for items over $50 does not apply to certain large items or for shipments to Alaska or Hawaii.
  • When ordering international orders, select "USPS Priority - non US" as your shipping option. The rate quoted is an estimate and may have to be modified.  Other than Canada, all international credit card transactions require manual review.
  • You will be notified before an item is shipped.
  • All Bicycle sales are final, and cannot be returned.
  • Closeout items cannot be returned.
  • If your product is damaged in shipment, contact shipper.
  • Notify us within ten days if any components are defective. Parts are guaranteed by manufacturers for one year.
  • Bicycle warranties require that bicycles must be assembled by a qualified individual.

 International Shipping via Bongo International:

As an Interntional shipping alternative, you might want to try a freight forwarder like Bongo International (http://www.bongous.com) They offer our international visitors the ability to make purchases from our website. Bongo International provides its customers with their very own US address (not a P.O. Box). This process saves international customers up to 82% off DHL’s international shipping rates. In order to take advantage of this process, you will need to sign up for one of Bongo International’s services. To find out more, visit http://www.bongous.com. Bongo is based in Connecticut as are we so that any items shipped to their location will incur a 6% sales tax. In event that an item is undeliverable for any reason, we will deduct return shipping costs from any refund.

Refund, Returns and Cancellation Policies:

We reserve the right to cancel any transaction at any time for any reason. We apologize for any discrepancies caused by typographical errors and reserve the right to correct them at any time. We are not obligated to sell items at mismarked prices. We make every effort to avoid these errors. Closeout items may NOT be returned. Non-closeout items returned in undamaged condition within 30 days will have credit issued to the buyer's credit card. Any initial shipping charges incurred by suburbanskiandbike.com will be deducted from the amount refunded.  All Bicycle sales are final, and cannot be returned.

Images of products may differ from items actually available. Orders placed for products that are no longer available will be cancelled.

 SuburbanSkiAndBike.com-Suburban Sports  - Meet the Staff


BruceBruce Abbott

Service Manager 

Employed at Suburban since 2004.  Involved in bike shops since 1993.  Avid Mountain biker/Snowboarder.  Skills Include: -Bike Fitting, -Sales, Any and all Bicycle repair, Custom bike specialist,  Ski Binding Tech, Ski tuning Tech. Hobbies: Making money, Avid Guitarist (Still looking for the guitar that comes with talent or the pick of a thousand truths). Novice Gardener.
 

Bruce in action

 

 

John Budd

Sales/Tech

John earned a BS in Marketing at Quinnipiac University and a US Army Veteran.  He served on the Ski Patrol in Garmisch, Germany and found time to do a little racing (see below).  He spent 33 years as the General Manager for Actions Sports and is well versed in sales of skis, bikes, and kayaks.  John has attened many ski and bike industry national and regional buying shows and exhibits as a buyer for skis, bikes and kayaks.  An accomplished bootfitter, John has worked for Suburban since 2008.  John has seen the evolution of ski gear over decades and is a big fan of the new offerings.  He is one of the few bootfitters in the northeast qualified to fit you for the Fischer Vacuum process boots.  When not spending time with wife Judith and their five grandchildren, John enjoys hiking the Appalachian Trail as a section hiker having completed most of the trail from Connecticut to Stratton, ME.