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About Maklin Bike Shop

Maklin Bike Shop is a Trek, Niner, Salsa and Electra bike dealer located in Shafer, MN near the Swedish Immigrant Paved Bike Path between the Chisago Lakes Area and the St. Croix River Valley. 

Owners Lynn and Steve Hamlin reside in North Branch, MN with their two boys who you will find coming in and out of the shop or riding their bikes up and down the bike path.

Where does the name Maklin come from...?  Lynn's maiden name is Makela and Steve's last name is Hamlin.  A combination of the two and there you go!

Lynn has an Information Systems degree from Michigan Tech and runs our website, social media accounts, and the business office. When Lynn's not at the store or running the boys around for their activities, she enjoys getting out for a nice casual ride.

Steve has a Mechanical Engineering degree from Michigan Tech and loves everything about Bikes....he loves riding bikes, working on bikes, talking about bikes, racing bikes and everything else inbetween. You can frequently find him commuting home on his bike at night or sneaking out in the morning for a quick gravel ride. Steve loves finding new races to challange himself, especially endurance bike races that include the Marji Gesick 100, Maah Daah Hey 100, Lutsen 99er, Wilderness 101, and many others. Steve has dabbled a bit in trail running with a 2nd place overall finish at the Wilderman Full Iron Distance Offroad Triathlon in Walhalla, ND in 2018.

Stop by the store to chat about bikes, or take a spin on the Swedish Immigrant Regional Bike Path!  

Enjoy the Ride!

-Lynn & Steve