The Hardwear Company

premier Bike, Ski and Paddlesports retailer with a focus on service and quality brands

Since 1985, it's been our mission to provide the best products at competitive pricing.

Located on the north shore of beautiful Lake Of The Woods in Kenora Ontario, occupying 2 floors of the historic Fife Hardware building on Main Street. The Hardwear Company was established in 1985 by Stephen Strachan as a summer business to fund his university studies. The shop focused on windsurfers and beachwear in those early days.

The Hardwear company has been at the forefront of many emerging sports being the first in the area to introduce Kayaking Snowboarding Paddleboarding Wakeboarding Ebikes Kiteboarding and Electric Foilboards among other great new sports and activities. We only carry equipment that we use ourselves and service. 

Our bike shop keeps everyone on the trails and roads running smoothly. So whether you just need a flat changed or a full tune up we offer Quick service with highly experienced mechanics. 

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