ACT Shop of the Month | March | Hooked on Cycling
Hooked on Cycling Bike Shop was established in 1997 in Bathgate, West Lothian. Their store is the largest independent specialist cycle dealer in West Lothian stocking the major brands; Boardman bikes, Colnago bikes, Cube bikes, Scott bikes, Sabbath and Dawes Bikes.
Hooked on Cycling are road bike fitting specialists. They have a full road bike fitting system in store, using the Bici support fitting system and offer a complementary fitting on all purchases to ensure that they are of the correct size and set up for maximum comfort and performance. In their cycle fitting studio Hooked on Cycling have the British Cycling Watt Bike; one of the most accurate ways to measure your power output and your spin cycle.
They also stock a full range of accessories, cycle shoes, helmets and clothing.
They have a fully equipped workshop with Cytech qualified mechanics who are happy to assemble a custom design bike from their top quality frames and accessories. They are also DT Swiss approved wheel building specialists.
Bike rental on request, and bikes can be purchased via a range of payment methods including Ride it away retail finance and cycle to work schemes.www.hookedoncycling.eu
ACT Shop of the Month |February | The Wadebridge Bike Shop
The Wadebridge Bike Shop are a family run bike shop in beautiful North Cornwall, who believe that everyone should enjoy the freedom of cycling.
They believe you don't need to be dressed in lycra from head to toe or to have the most expensive bike in the world to enjoy cycling.
Along with a great choice of bikes, they consider themselves to be a hub of all things cycling in Wadebridge, happy to promote local cycling club rides in the shop, on their website or Facebook.
With Cytech accredited staff manning their workshop customers can be safe in the knowledge that their bike is being looked after.
Bike are available via the Cycle to Work scheme and Ride it away retail finance, making it even more affordable to get your dream bike.
ACT Shop of the Month | January | The Bike Shed (Wales)
The Bike Shed is Cardiff's friendly bike shop offering sales of new bikes, parts & accessories as well as repairs & servicing by qualified Cytech mechanics.
Bike Shed Wales supplies some of the world's finest bikes from some of the biggest brands, including Trek, Ridgeback, Bianchi, Genesis, Ridley and Pashley.
Bikes can be purchased on cycle to work schemes or via Ride it away cycle finance.
With an already well-established store in Pontcanna, The Bike Shed has recently opened a new branch at Tongwynlais near Cardiff, which incorporates a £100,000 showroom dedicated to women's cycling.
It is one of the biggest showrooms of its kind in Wales in terms of the range of road bikes and equipment on display. According to John Higgins, Director of The Bike Shed, "the aim of the showroom is to ensure women get the right bike for their needs, and the confidence to get full enjoyment from it.
"This will be backed up by regular evening bike maintenance classes, and support for a series of rides for women, organised with Sport Cardiff."www.bikeshedwales.com