COVID-19: Shop Sales and Repairs

Opening times

West Hub

Wednesdays Repairs 9am-5pm Booked appointments only
Bikes for All sign up 2-5pm Drop in, first and third Wednesday of every month
Thursdays Quick fix repairs 9am-12pm Drop in
Women & non-binary lessons 10-11am Book online or drop in
Women & non-binary rides 11:30am-12:30pm Book online or drop in
Fridays Sales 9am-5pm Drop in
Repairs 9am-5pm Booked appointments only
Saturdays Sales 9am-5pm Drop in
Fix Your Own Bike 10am-3:30pm Booked appointments only, 1 hour slots
Quick fix repairs 1-5pm Drop in

South Hub

Tuesdays Spokes not Blokes 5-8:30pm First Tuesday of the month
Wednesdays Repairs 9am-5pm Booked appointments only
Bikes for All sign up 2-5pm Drop in, second and fourth Wednesday of every month
Thursdays Quick fix repairs 9am-5pm Drop in
Women & non-binary lessons 10-11am Book online or drop in
Women & non-binary rides 11:30am-12:30pm Book online or drop in
Fix Your Own Bike 5-8:30pm Booked appointments only, 1 hour slots
Fridays Repairs 9am-5pm Booked appointments only
Saturdays Quick fix repairs 9am-5pm Drop in

It is mandatory to wear a mask when visiting our Hubs or attending an activity.

To book our current services and for further information, please read below.

Bike sales

We can’t reserve stock, so just drop in to buy on Fridays & Saturdays at our West Hub as we operate on a first-come-first-served basis. We recommend coming early as demand is high during warmer weather.

Bike donations

If possible, please drop any bike donations to either our West or South Hubs in the donation drop off points. If you are unable to visit our Hubs, please email bikedonations@bikeforgood.org.uk to arrange a pick up taking place fortnightly on Thursdays 10am-2pm.

Bike repairs

It is strictly one bike per appointment. Repairs will not be completed the same day.

We no longer have the funds to apply the Scotland Cycle Repair Scheme discount.

Normal repair appointments will be released fortnightly on a Wednesday by midday.

Quick fix drop-in repairs

Drop in to our South and West Hubs if you have a minor, quick-fix repair and we will do our best to help you out. Please note that your repair may not be carried out on the spot, it will depend on how busy our mechanics are at the time. Any bigger repairs must be booked in.

Puncture repairs can be brought into both hubs between 9am-5pm Wednesdays to Saturdays and we will do our best to fix them right away.

Fix Your Own Bike

Fix Your Own Bike takes place every week with 1 hour slots available. Fix Your Own Bike takes place outside so dress appropriately! Offered on a sliding pay scale basis.

Spokes not Blokes and Maintenance Classes

Spokes not Blokes takes place in our South hub yard for 1 hour 1:1 sessions with a woman or non-binary mechanic instructor. You can focus on a specific job on your bike or get a general maintenance lesson on a subject of your choice. Offered on a sliding pay scale basis.

We currently offer one Maintenance Class a month, with booking available in advance of each session. Please check our social media channels for upcoming classes.

Women & Non-Binary Lessons and Rides

Group lessons and gentle rides are available for all women and non-binary folk. Bikes and helmets provided for free, or bring your own. 6 slots available per session, 4 are bookable and 2 for drop-ins.

Group rides

We offer group rides available for everyone, including families on a regular basis. Please check our social media channels for updates and bookings.

If you are a community organisations interested in closed group rides organised with our Health & Wellbeing team, please email healthandwellbeing@bikeforgood.org.uk to join.

Other Current Services

We offer Bike Buddies, 1:1 confidence building rides and other support to help you commute.

You can loan a bike from us, including electric and cargo bikes. Contact us at activetravel@bikeforgood.org.uk to book. Available for individuals, families and local businesses.

Fleet Maintenance and Dr Bike services will continue in a contactless format for essential businesses only.

The Cycling Friendly Employer scheme will now be delivered online.

We offer a range of events online, including film club nights. Check our social media channels for updates.

Our new way of serving you

  • We are only open for the services and activities listed above, please make sure to book an appointment where necessary.
  • Please queue outside until a staff member lets you in.
  • When waiting outside, maintain social distancing, keeping 2 metres apart. We have marked the area out to help you.
  • We will allow 1 customer in the shop at a time.
  • There are sanitising stations and gloves throughout the building – please sanitise your hands on entry and at the till point.
  • Please maintain 2 metre social distancing at all times from staff.
  • Test rides are allowed, though if you can avoid it, it will save us time sanitising bikes every time. The usual 3 month warranty remains.
  • Please do not touch bikes unless they are passed to you by staff.
  • Parts and accessories are out of reach and should not be touched.

Update correct as of Monday 14th June 2021.

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