All of us at Landry's Bicycles are honored to receive the following national, regional, and local community awards for advancing better bicycling.
Certified as "Gold Star" Bicycle Retailer
September 2012 — Landry's Bicycles has been nationally recognized as a top-rated bicycle retailer and has received a special "Gold Star" award for long-time excellence. This year, only 58 bike shops in America qualified for the Gold Star award. As part of national survey, more than 5,000 bicycle dealers from across the country were rated on professionalism, operational excellence, business practices, community involvement, advocacy work, innovation, and customer service. Landry's Bicycles is honored to receive this national award from the bike industry.
QBP — Clay Mankin Award for outstanding leadership
February 2013 — Landry's Bicycles received QBP's Clay Mankin Award for "outstanding leadership in the cycling industry." QBP is one the bicycle industry's leading suppliers, and Tom Henry (Landry's general manager) received the award during the National Bike Summit in Washington, D.C. We are honored to receive QBP's Clay Mankin Award.
Best of Boston 2009–2011 — Bikes — Boston Magazine
August 2011 — For the third year in a row, Landry's Bicycles has received Boston Magazine's Best of Boston 2011 award for the best bike shop in the area. The Boston Magazine judges commented on Landry's "impressive size, central location, and huge inventory" as well as our helpful staff and advocacy efforts "for better biking in Massachusetts." We are honored to receive the Best of Boston award for the best bicycles.
"5 Star" Top 100 Bicycle Dealer national award
September 2011 — Landry's Bicycles has again been named one of the Top 100 Bicycle Retailers in the USA. Landry's also received a special 5 Star Retailer award for being selected a Top 100 bicycle dealer for the past five years. The survey was conducted by a leading bicycle industry research company, in conjunction with the top suppliers of bikes and accessories. More than 5,000 bicycle dealers from across the country were rated on market share, community outreach, and store appearance.
Landry's Bicycles has been honored to receive this annual award since 2000.
Seeing Things Whole — national conference award
October 2011 — Landry's Bicycles received the first-ever Dick Broholm Award from Seeing Things Whole — for "integrating spiritual imagination and organizational practice for a better world." The award was presented at STW's national conference in Otsego, Minnesota.
Platinum-level, national Bicycle-Friendly Business award
September 2010 — Landry's Bicycles has received national recognition as a Bicycle-Friendly Business, awarded by the League of American Bicyclists as part of their Bicycle-Friendly America program. To date, Landry's is one of only several companies nation-wide to receive the highest platinum-level Bicycle-Friendly Business award. We were evaluated on various bike-friendly criteria in the categories of encouragement, engineering, education, and evaluation. Read more about Landry's national Bicycle-Friendly Business Award.
Outstanding Corporate Partner Award — Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
February 2011 — Landry’s Bicycles received an Outstanding Corporate Partner Award from the local Cystic Fibrosis Foundation chapter for our continuing sponsorship and support of the annual CF Cycle for Life benefit ride for the past 13 years.
"Most Bicycle-Friendly Business" in Boston
April 2009 — Landry's Boston store received special recognition this year as Boston's most bicycle-friendly business, presented by Mayor Thomas Menino (who is also a Landry's customer). Landry’s also made history earlier in April 2009 by being the first bike shop to host an official hearing for the Boston City Council.
Boston "Green Business" Award
April 2008 — Landry's Bicycles in Boston has been honored as one of Mayor Menino’s inaugural Bicycle-Friendly Businesses. This Green Business award was presented to Landry's for our local efforts to "significantly improve the climate for cycling."
Special NEMBA Awards for advancing mountain biking
April 2008 — At the New England Mountain Bike Association's 20th Anniversary Banquet, Tom Henry and Jack Johnson received special NEMBA Awards (on behalf of Landry's) for "advancing mountain biking and protecting New England's trails." Tom is Landry's CEO, and Jack is Landry's marketing + advocacy director.
PHOTO (L–R): Boston-area Trek representative Bill Hand, NEMBA executive director Philip Keyes, and Landry's co-owner and general manager Tom Henry at the NEMBA Awards Banquet held on April 26, 2008. (Photo courtesy of Lee Hollenbeck.)
Golden Wrench Award from MS Bike Tours
February 2007 — Aaron Daigle, Landry's/Norwood mechanic, recently received the Golden Wrench Award from the National Multiple Sclerosis Society for supporting the local MS Bike Tours. Aaron is Landry's lead mechanic for supporting the local series of MS Bike Tours, including the Cape Cod Getaway, Vineyard Bike Tour, and Bike and Hike the Berkshires.
National Bicycle Dealer of the Year – for Advocacy
February 2006 — Landry's Bicycles was named National Bicycle Dealer of the Year by the American bicycle industry. Landry's was recognized for sponsoring bicycling education, supporting dozens of annual benefit rides and racing events, and directly selling memberships for the Massachusetts Bicycle Coalition (MassBike) and the New England Mountain Bike Association (NEMBA). This past year, Landry's raised more than $15,000 and registered nearly 400 new members for MassBike and NEMBA collectively in 2005.
Landry's also received the national 2006 Bicycle Advocacy Award, presented by Specialized Bicycles in July 2006 — in recognition of Landry's efforts in promoting cycling education and safety, lobbying for a bicycle-friendly America at the National Bike Summit, and supporting advocacy groups like Bikes Belong.
ABOVE: Landry's co-owner and general manager Tom Henry receives Landry's National Bicycle Dealer of the Year Award.
Influence Pedaler awards for Landry's staff
The following Landry's staff members have received Influence Pedaler awards from MassBike for supporting bicycling advocacy:
Jack Johnson, 2002
John D'Ambruoso, 2005
Mark Vautour, 2005
Landry's Bicycles honored by Massachusetts State Senate
March 2005 — The Massachusetts State Senate recognized Landry's Bicycles in Natick with a special certificate for "continued commitment and dedication to serving the needs of the MetroWest bicycling community."
THANKS to all Landry's valued customers, staff, suppliers, and business partners for making these awards possible.