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Sports Basement

Sporting Goods Shop and Clothing Store
Mission District, San Francisco
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  • Pei 👻 W.
    Pei 👻 WenJanuary 5
    Been here 10+ times
    Group run every Wednesday at 6:30pm!
  • George Y.
    George YiuDecember 23, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    cheap ski rentals
  • Chloe C.
    Chloe CondonMarch 13, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    Really awesome down to earth place with friendly staff. Great climbing equipment selection.
  • Paul
    PaulMarch 11, 2016
    Been here 10+ times
    Paradise for the outdoor enthusiast, but Man, their prices are no bueno. Also, be watch out w/ sales: their markdown is off MSRP; not list.
  • Andrew J.
    Andrew JordanFebruary 25, 2016
    Season ski rental is a great deal
  • Canyon B.
    Canyon BoslerFebruary 5, 2016
    Make sure your board/skis are waxed before you leave... And I don't get why their online reservation system doesn't let you specify goofy/normal or binding angles for your board.
  • Sarah
    SarahFebruary 3, 2016
    Rentals are well-priced, but get there with time to spare, even if you've reserved online.
  • Helen W.
    Helen WengJanuary 13, 2016
    Got my indoor cycling shoes here because I knew they'd be nice enough to install the cleats for me. (You need the SPD ones - yes they're the mountain biking ones. It's weird I know.)
  • Sofia P.
    Sofia PessanhaOctober 25, 2015
    Love this store! Great prices, there is also something discounted. Awesome for triathlon gear.
  • Jaden G.
    Jaden GellerAugust 3, 2015
    They don't rent bikes at this location, FYI.
  • Linus W.
    Linus WahlstedtJuly 27, 2015
    Comfy place
  • Mark H.
    Mark HeyertMay 30, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    There are two bathrooms but I like the 4th floor ones the best. Check the sales racks often as they turn the merchandise quickly.
  • Mark H.
    Mark HeyertMay 30, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Everything but the election of gear is what stands out.
  • Hitesh S.
    Hitesh SharmaMay 18, 2015
    Amazing store
  • Rem K.
    Rem KoningMay 1, 2015
    Better than REI, large selection and friendly staff.
  • James T.
    James TDecember 18, 2014
    Indoor bike racks!
  • Gerard R.
    Gerard ReyesDecember 1, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Ask if you're eligible for 10% off, for any reason (like memberships or events)
  • Ashley M.
    Ashley MowreyNovember 21, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Get a discount for having an active gym membership.
  • Kimberly H.
    Kimberly HowardOctober 25, 2014
    Pre-triathlon shopping with Eddie -- GO SOUTH END!
  • John D.
    John DohertyOctober 17, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    I like this one way more than the Presidio version. Great selection and cheap prices.
  • Bryan H.
    Bryan HomSeptember 21, 2014
    A very friendly and helpful staff on every floor. Very thankful for Sports Basement in helping Ocean Shore School. 10% off for us and 5% back to the school.
  • Alexandre B.
    Alexandre BolzeAugust 23, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Say you checked in using swarm / foursquare and they give you 10% off.
  • Alex P.
    Alex PriestAugust 23, 2014
    Love this store! 10% off if you live in the neighborhood.
  • Martina E.
    Martina EkmanAugust 13, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Great huge selection of anything you might need when sporting or doing outdoorsy stuff. Most of it can be rented as well! Especially recommend renting skis here before going to Tahoe for the weekend.
  • Paulina
    PaulinaAugust 10, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Buy ten of the protein bars/energy chews/stuff like that, get 10% off!
  • Alexandre B.
    Alexandre BolzeJune 17, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Rented a 2-person tent for the weekend. Got a great North Face tent. Great value. I highly recommend their rentals
  • Giacomo B.
    Giacomo BalliMarch 6, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Tyler knows everything about tennis rackets and strings!
  • Luis F.
    Luis FloresJanuary 22, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    my to-go place for bike gear, guaranteed good prices and variety.
  • Justin D.
    Justin Dela CruzSeptember 12, 2013
    New bikes: 2 years free maintenance and a free bike fitting.
  • Ziyan C.
    Ziyan CAugust 26, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Let them know you're going to burning man and get 10% off!
  • Anna J.
    Anna JacobiJuly 27, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Really.........
  • Joel V.
    Joel VikrantJuly 1, 2013
    There's free underground parking.
  • Angelique M.
    Angelique MayerApril 17, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    If you're a member of Costco or AAA don't forget to grab a 10% discount!
  • Veronica P.
    Veronica P.January 12, 2013
    Show tonight 6pm I'm in the line up Free Beer and snacks
  • Zachary R.
    Zachary Reiss-DavisDecember 21, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Amazing staff, selection and outstanding prices on ski / snowboard rental gear. $30 for 4 days for regular skis boots poles, $50 / 5 days for demo skis.
  • Spare the Air a.
    6 Tips for Commuting to Work by Bike by Leo Babauta http://ow.ly/aLJja
  • Amanda V.
    Amanda VergelApril 5, 2012
    The free yoga class every sunday gives me a nice workout!
  • anjelika
    anjelikaMarch 20, 2012
    you get 10% off if you're a AAA member or an employee of genentech - now that's a deal!!
  • Rolo T.
    Rolo T.January 10, 2012
    20% off everything from now, 1/10/12, until the first big snow storm #
  • 🐍Ssstephanie
    🐍SsstephanieNovember 15, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    They've got great Adidas pants that let your balls breathe ;)
  • Make a Splash
    Make a SplashOctober 28, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Great service, great selection, great prices and why hasn't this been mentioned before- so many hot men working here!
  • Richie W.
    Richie WeldonJuly 17, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Great sports gear shop. Get ready to splurge!
  • Eric L.
    Eric LuiJuly 13, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    10% discount with Student ID.
  • Eric T.
    Eric TownleyJune 5, 2011
    They regripped my tennis rackets for free.
  • Courtney J.
    Courtney JamesMay 30, 2011
    The best place to get your gear. I love that they rent camping equipment too! 10% discount for TeamIn Training! Read more
  • SF Weekly
    SF WeeklyMay 19, 2011
    SF Weekly's Best Of 2011 - Reader's Poll - BEST SKI/SNOWBOARD SHOP
  • Krystle A.
    Krystle AgcaoiliApril 18, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    $15 ski/snowboard rentals. Can't go wrong with that!
  • Oliver X.
    Oliver XylanderMarch 24, 2011
    If you Know the Ski resort you are going to explore the next day, get a discounted lift pass ticket here and save some bucks
  • Alan C.
    Alan CordovaFebruary 27, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    If you're flying to SF to ski Tahoe rent skis here - cheaper than either what you would pay the airline to bring them on the plane or what the ski areas charge. Also, they have lift ticket discounts. Read more
  • James G.
    James GuigayomaFebruary 5, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Ashley from shoes is VERY helpful and knowledgeable.
  • Caroline
    CarolineDecember 27, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    They'll also give you a discount if you have a Zipcard membership- just show them your card!
  • Seema M.
    Seema MaloniDecember 14, 2010
    Indoor bike parking rocks!
  • Eric G.
    Eric GoldbergNovember 15, 2010
    discount for zipcar card too
  • Bravo
    BravoNovember 12, 2010
    For any avid biker or newbies, this is home. They are very helpful and won't judge for walking around in biking shorts. -Yigit Pura, Top Chef Just Desserts
  • Showtime Network
    Showtime NetworkJune 18, 2010
    I could get lost for hours amidst the ski equipment, ski apparel, running gear, etc. There is a community area where you can sign up for any type of SF group sports , ski trips and local races. - Jill
  • Phoebe
    PhoebeApril 27, 2010
    indoor bike parking ftw!
  • Nina T.
    Nina TFebruary 5, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Cheap ski rentals!
  • Bravo
    BravoJanuary 27, 2010
    Friendly helpful service. Discounted prices on all your sporting and outdoor activity clothing and equipment. -Laurine Wickett, Top Chef
  • Brian U.
    Brian UJanuary 10, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Great store. Eden is very knowledgeable about running shoes.
  • Michael B.
    Michael BarnotesOctober 29, 2009
    Been here 5+ times
    show your Costco, AAA, or gym membership and save 10%.
  • Cameron M.
    Cameron MarlowAugust 17, 2009
    Bring your AAA card and get 5% off all purchases.
  • gammy d.
    gammy dodgerAugust 11, 2009
    Been here 5+ times
    shop with your dog
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