Cycle Surgery sell a wide selection of bikes and accessories including saddles, chains, pedals, padlocks and helmets to name but a few items. In addition to this, they also have a same day repair service. Test rides are available before purchasing.
I like wearing spandex as much as the next person (ie, a lot - bow chica bow wow), but the search for stretchy cycling gear for women in London bike shops is mostly dismaying. You see, bike shops cater to men*. Where one bike shop might have a wide variety of cycling clothing for those of a dudely disposition, the collection for chicks - if present - is woeful.
But not at Spitalfields...more
This shop has a good array of bikes, from the low end cost cutting budget bikes to the high end bikes for the pro's, staff are freindly and ready to help, my only gripe here is the clothing appears grossly over priced. Shop around for better prices
But still worth a lookmore
This is the best bike shop I have been to in London so far, i would highly recommend it.
I brought my old broken bike here one day to be greeted by a lovely sales assistant who made a note of everything i needed from new tyres to a basket.
It was ready the next day and when I collected it i realised the mechanic had fixed my gears and not charged me for it which I thought was really lovely of...more
The Cycle Surgery shops are very good, with very friendly and knowledgable staff but I wanted to add a word of warning about their mail order service, which is the worst I have EVER come across, not just relating to bikes. Two other friends of mine have had problems with them and most recently I tried to buy a bike online. Having placed the order successfully it turned out that they didn't...more