I don't know about Eugene but I've lived in Corvallis and Salem and can say the pickings are slim in either of those. You might be better off taking a trip to Portland and visiting City Bikes Coop. I'm not even sure if Albany has a bike shop anymore... I know there used to be one downtown near the HWY 20 bridge but it moved or closed.
Albany has a Bike-n-Hike; it's been there for a while, over by the post office. It's a small shop but nice and the staff is great. They helped me out quite a bit during a recent SS conversion of an old garage sale Univega. No used stuff at Bike-n-Hike though.
There is also a Schwinn shop near the bridges - probably the one you're thinking of - but they only seem to stock kids bikes, cruisers, and low-end MTBs so I haven't been in there for a while.
Thanks for the tip on City Bikes Coop. I will check it out on my next semi-annual trip to the big city
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