Local Shops

With tons of investment, a range of local clubs, and a network of cycle routes, there’s no better place in London to get on your bike than cycle-centric Hackney. Whether you’re a complete beginner or a cycle enthusiast, why not try out one of these routes and see for yourself.

Wheely Tots

Wheely Tots is a charitable social enterprise based in Woodberry Down. It offers free cargo-bike hire, servicing and bike repair, advice, a local online shop, and group cycling sessions to help toddlers to enjoy balance bikes.

Visit Website 0207 193 7158

Vintage Bike Cave

If you’re after a vintage, steel frame, this North London dealers a great place to go. They also offer a bike restoration service, though if you’re keen to call on them in person, it’s best to email first or phone ahead.

Unit 3, 201D Archway Road, London N6 5BN

Visit Website 020 8341 6307

Sargent & Co

This shop, just west of Clissold Park, is only open on Saturdays for sales only and by appointment, yet it stocks some of the best-looking vintage bikes in London. Email or call ahead.

74 Mountgrove Road, London N5 2LT

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If you’re looking for a bike shop with a difference check out Micycle, which has 3 shops conveniently located across North London. The friendly shop is community orientated, offering courses, safety tips and open access workshops allowing you to borrow tools there and then to fix your bike yourself.

8 Ferme Park Road, London N4 4ED

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The Hackney Peddler

The Hackney Peddler is an independent bike shop in Hackney providing the best in up-cycled frames, from town, touring, road and custom builds. For repairs and maintenance, choose from three different service packages.

Hackney Downs Studios, Amhurst Terrace, E8 2BT

Visit Website 020 3095 9789

Barclays 4 Bikes

This second-hand Dalston bike shop has been open for years, and provides a friendly and knowledgeable service.

515 Kingsland Road, London E8 4AR

020 7241 3131