The Jumping Slug
Community Cyclery

The name has changed,
but we're still the same loveable bike shop.

Frequently Asked Questions

Where are you guys?

We're right in Port Alberni! You can find our funky shop right on the corner of Roger St. and 10th Ave. (4282 10th Ave. to be specific). You can call us at 250-724-6556.

When are you open?

Hmm, good question! We're open 9:30am to 5:30pm, Tuesday through Saturday. We need to ride our own bikes on Sundays and Mondays.

Do you fix e-Bikes?

You bet your electric powered bottom we do! We are certified technicians for Shimano Steps as well as Bosch eBikes.

Are you guys nice?

Yes, very! Behind the scraggly beards of our crew are very caring people. We might even give you a hug.

Some Services

We specialize in a wide variety of bikes, making them safe and actually enjoyable to ride.


  • Minor service, but goes a long way!
  • Brake and bolts check
  • Derailleur alignment
  • Tire pressure

Tune Up

  • Love, your bike deserves it!
  • Replace brake and derailleur cables
  • Brake and bolts check
  • Check alignments


  • Full meal deal.
  • Full bike break down
  • Reassembly
  • Fork and brake services
  • Hug (optional)

We feature top-tier brands!

Here are a few of our favourites.


Check out our latest posts on Instagram.

Our Team

The people that make us so great!

Lee Blais


Lee spends a lot of time traveling around the island backroads by bike. If you want to check out cool remote locations, talk to this guy.

Charles Thomas


A core personality at the shop. You can see Charles riding around town on his sweet pedal powered trike.

Gordon Randall

Senior Mechanic

Local bike grump. Gordon has serious mechanic wizarding powers. Don't take our word for it... Come in!

Taylor King

Junior Mechanic

Taylor is also known by "BMX King".

Cortland Thibodeau

Tech Guy

Self proclaimed shop internet nerd.