Specialist cycle shop run by four mad-about-bikes directors
Originally started as an all-women co-op in the 1980s, York Cycleworks is a bike enthusiast's dream. Ask each one of the four directors about their expert area and you could talk away the day: Andy is your man for road bikes and bike fit while mechanics Liam and Andrew man the workshop.
Here, you can get a custom foot bed made, and for serious cyclists, this can make a difference to cycling performance. There's also a dedicated bike fit workshop kitted out with technical equipment, a performance coach on hand, a physio, and look out for their frame builder, Ricky Feather. They're also fiercely proud of their characteristic brightly coloured strip, and the only place to get it is in store.
“Over years of experience we have sounded out the best products and we want to sell the best so the customer gets the best experience from their bike.”