Moped specialist opens in north Chicago

Publish Date: 
Nov 6, 2012

CHICAGO, Ill. – Chicago riders have another option for the moped crowd with the opening of MOPED, specializing exclusively in the sales of new and vintage mopeds, service, repair, customization and parts.

The new shop on Chicago's north side features new Tomos mopeds, plus PG&A.

"Helping people enjoy mopeds is what we are all about. When we repair a moped, it is so rewarding to see a smiling customer riding away on a bike that may not have run for decades," said owner Will Andrews, who owns more than 20 mopeds, many vintage models that are on display in the store.

The shop offers moped rescue at $20 each way; labor rates are $60 per hour with a $60 deposit due upon drop-off for the mechanic to diagnose problems and make simple repairs, if needed. Additional labor is approved via phone prior to the work being done. Moped also offers climate-controlled storage at $50 per month per moped.

The shop is open 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and noon to 7 p.m. Sundays. The store’s website is; phone is 773-252-6705 and Andrews is at The store also has a Facebook page.

Posted by Holly Wagner