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Omer & Bob's - Serving The Upper Valley Since 1964

Feb 11, 2022 12:46PM ● By Nyambura

Photo from Omer & Bob's Facebook Page.

Omer & Bob's Sportshop is a sporting goods store that has been in operation since 1964. Located on Hanover St. in Lebanon, NH, the sports shop sells outdoor gear for several sports but their specialties are biking, skiing, and tennis equipment and merchandise.

The business is currently co-owned by Brek Taber and Jonathan Wilmot. The two joined the sports shop in 1996 when they took over ownership from Richard Wallace. The two are active members of the Lebanon community nurturing the youth for years in sports.

Taber is a soccer coach at Lebanon High School, and Wilmot is a Bill Koch League cross-country ski volunteer in Plainfield. They have received accreditation from the Lebanon Area Chamber for their years of dedication. Omer and Bob's also has an outdoor sports savvy staff team, providing sporting equipment servicing and support to the store's clientele.


Skis

The store stocks an extensive range of skis from leading brands worldwide. The ski collection accommodates a customer's ski location, level of expertise, skiing style, and frequency. The skis available include:

  • Alpine skis - brands sold include Volkl, Blizzard, Nordica, Rossignol, and Dynastar 
  • Nordic skis - cross-country, skate, classic touring, and backcountry skis


Boards

The store stocks snowboards, boots, bindings from Burton and Flow. They have freestyle, freeride, and power boards for different snowboarding locations.

The shop has a kid's lease program for skis and boards as well. The program enables kids to progress in their training without worrying about sporting gear costs. They also have demo skis for the alpine skis for customers to try before purchasing. 


Bikes

Omer and Bob's have a wide range of bikes. Their collection includes:

  • Mountain bikes from Specialized and Trek
  • Road bikes from Specialized and Trek
  • Hybrid bikes from Specialized, Trek, and Electra
  • Kids bikes from Specialized, Trek, and Electra

The store offers trade-ins and trade-ups to help children continue bike riding at a pocket-friendly cost.

The sports shop provides bike renting services for customers at reasonable fees. Additionally, they provide one year of free services for every new bike purchase.


Racquets

Omer and Bob's has an impressive collection of racquets. They also sell accompanying sporting gear for racquet sports. There is tennis gear from Fila, Adidas, and Tail. Tennis shoes are also in stock from brands like K-Swiss, Babolat, Head, and Prince. Additionally, the store has squash shoes by Asics.

The products include:

  • Tennis racquets from Babolat, Dunlop, and Head. 
  • Squash from Dunlop
  • Racquetball racquets from Dunlop
  • Badminton racquets from Yonex
  • Platform racquets from Viking


Services

The sports shop provides various services for equipment purchased from the store.

They have in-store machines for ski and board sharpening. They also provide binding work, alpine ski boot shell modifications, tune-ups, and custom iron-in waxing and belt waxing at a small fee. The shop does bike repairs. It also restores tennis rackets 


Hours of Operation

Omer and Bob's operates from 9 am to 5.30 pm on weekdays and from 9 am to 5 pm on Saturday. For more information, contact the store during business hours on 603 448 3522 or send an email to [email protected]


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