About Us

Tom & Rich; Your A-Town Bike Guys



Tom Jones and Rich Adams launched Around Town Bikes in 2004. Both avid cyclists, Tom and Rich bring a perfect combination of biking industry experiences to their business.

Tom grew up in his family’s bicycle shop, Sickler’s, a Wilkes-Barre business that served bicycle enthusiasts for 63 years. After selling that business in 1996, Tom gained loads of experience with operations, sales, marketing, and product management positions for a leading bicycle manufacturer. His laid-back style and genuine persona make customers feel right at home.Tom is A-Town’s bicycle fitting expert.

Rich’s love of bikes developed during long touring rides as a teenager. He decided to change gears from engineering to frame building and has been developing custom bicycles for over 11 years. Rich’s fabrication shop is on display for visitors to A-Town. He specializes Fillet-brazed or classic lugged Road, TIG-welded 29″ Hardtails, Fixie-Track and would love to custom build a bike for you.Rich also serves as A-Town’s master tune-up and repair technician.