We all have those days where everything just seems to be going wrong. From a flat tire to a broken chain, this little mishap can leave you stranded for hours. Unless you know where all the best bicycle repair shops are in East London.
118 Bethnal Green Rd, Shoreditch, London E2 6DG, Tel: 020 3022 3002
With its own house brand of bicycle parts and frames, Brick Lane Bikes has been a staple of East London since [year]. BLB perfectly blends function and style with an emphasis on customisation to fit your specific needs. Founded by a formed Lonon street courier, you can guarantee that the quality is exceptional for those long days. From vintage classics to modern designs this small East London shop has grown quickly to be a favorite throughout Europe and beyond. These guys are going to be your new best friend.
89 Stoke Newington Rd, Stoke Newington, London N16 8AA, Tel: 020 3095 9789
Another one-stop-shop for all your vintage frames and bike needs. The Hackney Peddler has a warehouse full of classic styles and workshops full of magic makers. It also doesn’t have to cost a fortune! You get to use their second-hand parts to fix your bike when you are low on cash and with a 24-hour turn around you will be back on the road in no time. They see cycling as a way of life and pride themselves in being able to help you find a bike you’ll love and take care of it for years to come.
49 Old St, London EC1V 9HX, Tel: 020 7253 1025
Look guys, everything you could possibly need and/or want from a bike shop. Look Mum No Hands has breakfast, cakes, meals, coffee, and even wine all in a cycle shop. The Cycle Cafe is one of the first in the city, combining everything from a bar to an exhibition space, this place does it all. With a stacking of events and great mechanics, spend the afternoon here and become part of a community.
97-99 Clerkenwell Rf, London, EC1R 5BX Tel: 020 79988738
This no-nonsense bike repair shop will get the job done for a good price. Right in the middle of zone one, you can expect care for any kind of bicycle in the city. London Bicycle Workshop has top of the line gear and bikes, you can up your game here as well.
16 Felstead St, Hackney Wick, London E9 5LT Tel: 020 3417 0252
With the purpose to bring the joy of cycling at its basics to more people in a more accessible way, Frankenbike is there for honest and transparent advice. This personable bike shop has all the bells and whistles as it neighbours, as well recycled, upcycled, retro, and vintage second-hand bikes. This community-minded shop is friendly and welcoming to all biking enthusiasts at any level.
28 Whitmore Rd, London N1 5QA
Fixing your bike can cost a pretty penny and when it is your main source of transport or income, there is not putting it off! So why not learn to fix your bike yourself? London Bike Kitchen is a non-profit and a ‘do-it-together space’. Bring your bike in and fix it yourself with a full set of tools and a friendly hand. Their mechanics are standing by to answer any questions you have and with a fully stocked shop, they have every part you could ever need. They have drop-in sessions Tuesday-Sunday and run a first-come-first-serve system. Their main goal is to teach and support people in becoming self-sufficient and proficient in bike maintenance.
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