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Student Special – Free Lock or Lights with New Bikes

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Choose between a free Kryptonite D lock or Cat Eye Lights when you purchase a new bike at Bicycle Doctor.

Brooks Cambium Saddles


Brooks Cambium Saddles.

After more that 150 years of bringing saddles to the cycle market worldwide, Brooks have added to their line by introducing the all new Cambium.

Made from natural rubber and organic cotton canvas fitted to a cast aluminium frame, it’s comfy out the box.

At Bicycle Doctor we have Mens and Womens test saddles available to try.

30 years (at this old place!)

So it was in April this year that we reached 30 years at the same location in Rusholme… we thought some people might like to see some photo relics I’ve dug out of a dusty old box!

SO much has changed, and particularly over the last year or so it’s feeling like quite a different shop. The old faces are still around but the influence of the younger lot and their strange cycling ways are having an effect!

This was the shop and it’s proprietors not long after we opened in 1983

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Within a few months they’d picked up this reprobate; you might recognise him…he won’t leave!

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80’s Tandem Touring! This laden treat belonged to a certain Malcom Cowle, a popular Withington frame builder some people may know of. (After expanding to the florists next door)

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The grand re-opening of 1994!


A very 90’s mountain bike display from soon after the re-opening. A couple of classics in there!

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Such a loveley display attracted the local Ram-raiders! They couldn’t keep their grubby mitts off the anodised shiny bits! ….note our Sheffield stands now outside the shop

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And this one’s just a classic from an old Flying Doctors club ride. Broken collarbone I think it was – Ouch!


See you soon!

Welcome To The New Bicycle Doctor Website

Greetings. So here it is the all new Bicycle Doctor website. As some of you may have noticed in recent weeks our website has been down. There have been several enquiries and comments about the website but worry not we’re back! ‘Is it just the website that’s changed?’ We hear you cry. Well pretty much, that and a slight change to the view we have towards what the good old internet can bring to a business. So we’re still the same cooperatively run bike shop we were before. In taking a look around the new website you may notice that the biggest change is that we’ve introduced ecommerce functionality. For years we had decided that our shop just wasn’t the kind of business for it, but we recently decided, that if we were able to strike a balance between offering a modern, transactional website, with the quality face to face service that can be found in our existing bricks and mortar shop then its only right that we take the plunge. This will not dictate the way we sell bikes. Sure you’ll be able to pay for/reserve a bicycle via our website but we won’t be sending any bikes by post you’ll have to come to the shop and collect it. Sorry. This was always one aspect of ecommerce we were keen to steer clear of, boxing a bike up for home delivery making home assembly necessary. We’ve always taken pride in the attention we pay to a bicycle when setting it up to ensure it runs as smoothly as possible and we couldn’t compromise that. Meeting customers face to face has always been an important factor to. Bear with us while we continue to expand the site, it’s unlikely that this site will ever represent everything we stock in our store so if there is anything you can’t see give us a call, better yet come on down to the shop, we like meeting faces new and old. From all at Bicycle Doctor. Thank You.

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