To request an appointment for a bike service at Riley's simply fill in the form below, click send and Mike will be in touch shortly to confirm your booking.
Riley's sells and maintains bikes including electric bikes and parts and accessories. In our workshop we repair and service bikes and supply and fit parts and accessories. We can also offer a makeover service to pimp your ride. We have accounts with several distributors to give a choice of bikes, parts and accessories including Merida, Dawes (Tandem and Touring dealer), Charge, Volt, Creme, Probike and Madison-Sportline's extensive stable of bikes including Saracen, Ridgeback and Genesis.
We also offer used bikes including vintage models and bicycle hire with a small hire fleet or from our fully serviced used bikes. Cycle to work scheme and finance is available on electric bikes. Vintage bikes are available for props and special events such as weddings. Riley's is a traditional bike shop and there has been a bicycle business here under the previous owner serving cyclists for 45 years. It has an interesting character being set in a pleasant yard and historic buildings. The workshop has extensive tools for servicing and repairing vintage and modern bikes. There is a cafe adjacent and bikes can be parked safely while visiting the Town.
Mike Riley is the current custodian of this local institution; as well as being a Velotech qualified cycle mechanic, Mike is also a time served engineer with a Dockyard apprenticeship, qualifications in electrical engineering and quality control, health, safety and environment systems. Mike started riding as a young lad and had to learn to maintain his own bikes as it was his passport to freedom, from necessity grew a joy of cycling and bikes which he wants to share with his customers.
Basic safety check including:
Wheels,tyres and frame
Operating parts – gears, brakes, steering, pedals and cranks
Fastenings are secure
Adjustment of brakes, gears, wheel hubs, headset, bottom bracket.