Cartecay Bike Shop was started in 1989. We are a full-service bicycle shop located in the North Georgia mountains not far from the Tennessee and North Carolina borders. We are surrounded by parks, rivers, hiking trails, challenging road rides and 55 mountain bike trails. With over 45 years of experience, we make sure that whatever you need – bikes, repair & maintenance, rentals, accessories, group rides, bike fit or trail advice – we have it with guaranteed GREAT SERVICE!
Michael E. Palmeri (Owner) Mike has been racing since age 9; first as a BMX rider, then road race, then mountain biker. He is a DT Swiss certified master wheeel builder, suspension specialist, and a UBI certified mechanic. Mike is also an Atlanta City Fireman who cooks a mean calzone.
Terry West Palmeri is the Shop’s manager extradonaire! She oversees all instore operations, leads some of the weekly bike rides and has created an exclusive line of 100% cotton handmade changing Kilts.
Jim Townsend, JAHT Inc consultant, lends a hand with sales,repairs and store operations.
Andrea Hinda, of JAHT Inc, has been working with the bike shop for the over 10 years. Her company handles the bookkeeping, accounts payable, and general administrative responsibilities for the shop.