Our Pick Of The Best Bike And Cycle Shops In Bristol

With an intricate network of cycling routes criss-crossing the city and ample places to secure your trusty two-wheeler, cycling is a safe and enjoyable way of exploring Bristol’s vibrant streets and picturesque surroundings.

In fact, Bristol’s cycling infrastructure and host of support services have earned it a reputation as one of the most cycle-friendly cities in the UK!

So, whether you are a leisurely rider, mountain biking enthusiast, or a daily commuter, Bristol has something to offer every type of cyclist. And that means there is a wide range of bike shops, cycle stores, repair shops and mobile mechanics to keep you on the road.

Read on to explore our pick of the best bike shops in Bristol, starting with those closest to home here at Brabazon in North Bristol.

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The Best Bike Servicing & Repair Shops in Bristol

1. The Village Bike Repairs

88 Charlton Blvd, Patchway, Bristol BS34 5BN

The Village Bike Repairs is our local bike repair shop here at Brabazon, just a four-minute cycle away.

Tim specialises in keeping your bike on the road, with services including everything from puncture repair to full bike check ups. He has a great local following and rave reviews for his work.

To book your bike in, visit The Village Bike Repairs.

2. Gary Harris Cycles

Common Mead Lane, Hambrook, South Gloucestershire, BS16 1QQ

Gary Harris has over 30 years of experience in bike servicing and repair. He set up his Bristol bike shop in Hambrook - a 20-minute cycle from Brabazon - in 2015 and is now a well-known bike mechanic in Bristol. The shop also stocks a wide range of new bikes, from road and gravel models, hybrids, city and mountain bikes and electric and kids bicycles from top brands.

For more information or to book your bike in, visit Gary Harris Cycles.

3. The Bike Man

276 Gloucester Rd, Bishopston, Bristol BS7 8PB

The team at Bike Man offer a wide range of bike services to suit your pocket, from set-ups to maintenance servicing and even full bike overhauls. What’s more, it’s a quick 25-minute cycle from Brabazon.

Visit The Bike Man for more information, or to book an appointment.

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4. Bike Back

HMP Bristol (Horfield Prison), 19 Cambridge Road, Bristol, BS7 8PS

Bike Back is an innovative bike recycling project run by Life Cycle UK at HMP Bristol, a 25-minute cycle from Brabazon. It offers prisoners the chance to gain a City & Guilds qualification in cycle mechanics by learning to repair broken and unwanted bikes. The bikes are sold at affordable prices to help get local people cycling and additional discounts are offered to those on low incomes.

The workshop in Horfield is open to the general public Wednesday to Saturday, 9:00 to 16:00. You can check current stock or try something you’ve seen on eBay by calling the workshop on 07920 635 899. Or book in for servicing and repairs on 07884 990 920.

Learn more at Bike Back.

5. TLD Cycles

68 Stokes Croft, Bristol, BS1 3QU

Situated in the lively heart of Stokes Croft, TLD Cycles stands as a dedicated bike repair and servicing shop. Offering a wide range of services, from basic repairs to complete bike rebuilds, they also offer a same-day turnaround on most repairs. Get there in under 30 minutes from Brabazon.

Visit TLD Cycles for more information.

6. The Mud Dock Bike and Servicing Repairs

40 The Grove, Bristol, BS1 4RB

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The Mud Dock Bike Cycleworks is a Bristol landmark and has a reputation for quality bicycle servicing, custom tuning and professional repairs. The workshop is open between 9:00 and 18:00 on weekdays.
Much more than just a bike shop, you can browse the store or grab a bite to eat while you wait for your repair. Get there by bike from Brabazon in around 40 minutes.

Visit Mud Dock to learn more or book your bike in.

The Best Cycle Shops to Buy a Bike in Bristol

7. The Bristol Bike Project

198-200 Stapleton Road, Easton, Bristol, BS5 0NY

The Bristol Bike Project is a city institution. This sustainable social enterprise not only restores and sells fully refurbished bikes, but also supports vulnerable people by providing training and skills within the local community. It’s one of the best places to buy a second-hand bike in Bristol and is just 30 minutes down the road from Brabazon.

Visit Bristol Bike Project for more information.

8. Electric Bike Sales

35 Lower Redland Road, Bristol, BS6 6TB

Electric Bike Sales is one of the longest-established eBike specialists in the UK. The Bristol store has a large demo fleet and a team dedicated to finding you the best bike. Make a purchase on your visit and you could cycle home from the store to your door at Brabazon in around 35 minutes.

Visit Electric Bike Sales to learn more.

9. Bools Bicycles

5 Staple Hill Road, Fishponds, Bristol, BS16 5AA

This independent bike shop is based in Fishponds, just off the Bristol to Bath Railway Path and 35 minutes from Brabazon. Bike sales are focused on hybrid, commuter, touring and Audax bikes and there is also has a dedicated repairs shop on site.

Visit Bools Bicycles to learn more.

10. Friction Cycles

30 Cannon Street, Bristol, BS3 1BN

Friction Cycles in an independent bike shop run by passionate cyclists who love all bicycles. It supplies a large range of bikes including top-end endurance models, e-bikes, hybrids and kids’ bikes. Get there in 40 minutes from Brabazon.

Visit Friction Cycles to learn more.

Cycling is one of the best and most sustainable ways to travel around Bristol and encouraging people to use two feet or two wheels is central to our vision to create a thriving new neighbourhood for Bristol at Brabazon.

Whether you're a seasoned rider or just starting your pedal-powered journey, Bristol's best bike shops are your partners in living more sustainably in Bristol.