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Oxford is known for being full of bikes, and thus, there are many fine bicycle shops.
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Tel. 07919 445464 / 07773 325552
Low cost mobile cycle repair service (ie. they come to you). Large selection of used bikes, same day cycle repair carried out at your door. Cycle hire, free delivery.
Bainton Bikes, 6 Bainton Road, Oxford OX2 7AF
Tel. 01865 311610 / 01865 514025 / 07969 295502 / 07903 938177
Bike hire (MTB, BMX, hybrids, Dutch, children’s, electric bikes and tandems) and bike tours of the city, operating from Walton Street Cycles or through delivery to you.
Beeline Bicycles, 59-65 Cowley Road, Oxford OX4 1HR & Road Bikes shop: 40 Cowley Rd
Tel 01865 246615
One customer reports: plenty of good advice before you buy a bike, and they include two free services in the price. But they will not take bookings for bike servicing - "not even for the Queen".
Bike Zone, St Michael's Street (off Cornmarket), Oxford OX1 2EB
Tel. 01865 728877
9.00am - 5.30pm, Mon - Sat
Very busy city centre bike shop. Quick, inexpensive repair service. Cycle hire. New & used bikes for sale. (Used to be at the back of the Covered Market, moved Winter 2010/11.) Sister shop of Summertown Cycles. Zappi's Bike Cafe upstairs!
Bob Williams, Headington, OX3
Tel. 01865 762664 / 07962 896663
Used to run the cycle shop in Headington, now operates a repair service out of his house. Inexpensive, can even repair bent wheels and so forth...
Broken Spoke Bike Co-op, The Gates, 42 Pembroke Street OX1 1BP
Tel. 07551 711746
A wonderful cooperative enterprise that seeks to make everyone self-sufficient and proficient in bike maintenance! Currently run open workshops on Saturdays 3 -7pm and women's nights on Wednesdays 6.15 - 9pm. There are also lots of mechanics courses, and there are exciting social events and bike parties in the works.
The Cycle Centre, 85 Walton St, Jericho, Oxford OX2 6EA
Tel. 01865 554646
Family-owned, friendly company with knowledgeable cyctec-trained staff. New bikes, second hand bikes, hire bikes (pickup or collection), repairs, parts and accessories. Bring in old tyres, tubes and bike scrap (wheels, frames etc.) and they'll recycle it (some tyres and tubes have been recycled into playground mats!).
Cyclo-Analysts, 150 Cowley Road, Oxford OX4 1JJ
Tel. 01865 424444
Friendly, knowledgeable, quick, inexpensive service (though beware the £3 daily storage charge for bikes left after their due collection time!). Not patronising even if you are female and don't know which tool you want. Also rent bikes: comfort hybrids, starting at £10/day.
A mobile used bicycle sales business which has been operating for around 2 years delivering within Oxfordshire and beyond. They offer free delivery to Oxford at a place convenient for customers. They also offer servicing from £15 (including free pick up and drop off) and repairs.
Oxford Bicycle Company
Tel. 07766 239800
Family-run bicycle repair service. They run corporate repair days and also sell second hand recycled bicycles at reasonable prices.
Oxford Cycle Hire
Tel. 07907 952832
Free-roaming mobile cycle hire business (ie. they come to you), with free delivery of "quality bike" (incl. children's bikes) within the Oxford area. Includes lights and locks in hire price, fully insured.
Oxford Cycle Workshop
This legendary east Oxford cooperative sadly ceased trading in autumn 2011. Bike training and mobile 'Bike Doctor' service still available; email James at firstname.lastname@example.org for Bike Doctor info.
Reg Taylor, 285 Iffley Road, OX4 4AQ
Tel. 01865 247040
Friendly, family-run business in operation since 1979. Low rates for repairs. New (especially Raleigh range) and second-hand sales, repairs, spares.
Summertown Cycles, 202 Banbury Road, OX2 7BY
Tel. 01865 316885
9.00am - 5.30pm Mon - Sat, Sun 10.30am - 4.00pm
Same-day repairs, short & long-term cycle hire, new & used adults & childrens bikes. Part exchange and buy-back arrangements possible. Sister shop to Bikezone (central Oxford).
Walton Street Cycles, 78 Walton Street, OX2 6EA
Tel. 01865 311610
Mon - Fri 8.45am - 5.45pm, Sat 9am - 5pm
Mountain, family, commuter, and touring bikes. Accessories and spares. Repairs at separate workshop: 01865 310625
Warlands / Botley Road Cycles, 63 Botley Road, OX2 0BS
Tel. 01865 723100
Sales, especially small-wheeled and folding bikes, eg Brompton, Dahon, Moulton and Airnimal. Repairs, hire of tandems. Nice attitude. A friend of ours saw former PM John Major in there recently, so it must be ok.