Bike repairs in Bristol | Comparing price and services

Bristol is a cycling city, and where there are bikes there are ample quality bike repair services! Where to start? We’ve compiled this list of services and prices for you to give you a sense of what to expect.

Cost of Bike services, Bristol

For a regular bike service in Bristol, expect to pay around £45-£55. Some places will offer a partial service for around £30, and full services and be anything from £70 to £120 (plus of course the expense of any parts if you are ordering something specific).

If you have a puncture or your chain or brake cable has snapped- you can go into most shops and they tend to be extremely helpful, often getting you right back on the road. Similarly, most shops are happy to give advice, though I’ve marked below those that specifically mention they are very happy to do so!

Best bike repair shops in Bristol

This table shows you the best bike shops in Bristol and what they offer:

ShopWhat they offer£/PricesNotes and special details
Re-Cycle Bristol, Redcliffe BS1 (Link)Bookable bike service for all bikes. They also offer a mobile service- they can come to you for an extra £5. Also a shop stocking new, refurbed and ex-display bikes.Basic service for £30, full for £5025 4.5 star reviews on google
Sterlands Cycle Service, North Street, BS3 (Link)Bookable servicing for all bikes, or they’re happy for you to drop by. They also offer a free collection and delivery service from home or work Tuesday-FridayTune-up to get the bike safe and ready to go £45, Essentials service £65, Elite service £90.Run by two guys called Josh. 74 5-star reviews
The Bike Man, Gloucester Road BS7 (Link)Bookable services for all bikes but a speciality in mountain bikes. High specialised technicians. Also, run bike maintenance workshops.Services from £55An online shop- mainly for high-end mountain bikes and parts. 143 5-star reviews on google
Rollquick Bicycles, Gloucester Road, BS7 (Link)Bookable services for all bikes (vintage and modern) and delivery for services over £50.Full service for £38- which is a safety check including gear and brakesCute story- a guy who started up out of his shed in 2012 and LOVES bikes!
Shut Up & Ride, Lawrence Hill, BS5 (Link)Mountain bike repairs- Bookable service. Service, collections and pick up from work or home.Full service of a regular bike for £90, and an e-bike for £140Bristols leading mountain bike specialist.
TLD cycles, Stokes Croft, BS1 (Link)Bookable bike servicing but happy for you to stop by with immediate problems, like puncture, for fix on-the-spot services. They also offer bike workshops which unfortunately are on hold at the moment, post-pandemic (check their website for updates)Servicing from £25 for a mini service but the general service is £50A brand they speak a lot to really caring- they have bike how-to service videos on their site. Also, have a charity affiliation with hospice charity and tour de Bristol. Lovely community establishment.
Blackboy Hill Cycles, Whiteladies BS8 (Link)All bike repairs and bookable services. This is also a bike and accessories shop. They offer a free service for every bike sold.Full service starts at £50
Bristol Cycle Shack, Temple Quay BS2 (Link)For all bike repairs, you can book or drop in. Also a bike and accessories shop.Basic service for £40, premium service for £70Nice story of a father and son team. Great good reviews.
Bristol Bikesmiths, Southville BS3 (Link)Southville weekdays and Ashton weekends branches. Southville by appointment, Ashton allows drop-ins. Also, workshop availability for people to use for their won fixes. More options in the Ashton branch.Check and tune for £45,Also a bike shop. Big enthusiasts for the cycle support scheme.
The Bristol Bike Project BS5, (Link)A bike social enterprise and workstation for DIY fixes. Also offering maintenance workshops. The mission of getting everyone in Bristol on a bike- and all profits from sales of second-hand bikes go back to the business.Drop-in sessions, 1 hour £5, 2 hours £8, 3 hours £10Offer Womxns night with womxn-only workshops and maintenance support.
Friction Cycles, Bedminster BS3 (Link)Bookable repairs for all bikes and a cycle shop.Happy to give free advice, first service level at £45, and second level at £75.A fairly new shops-hoping to set up community cycle-related events.
Muddock, Harbourside BS1 (Link)All bike repairs. They also run beginner and intermediate bike workshops at £50 per person.General service for £75 full service for £175Fans of cyle to work schemes. Muddock is also a very stylish trendy cafe- an incentive to drop off or pick up from here.
Garry Harris cycles, BS16 (Link)All cycle repairs. No need to book but if you need it fixed then and there- call ahead to be sure.Deluxe service £55, Super Deluxe £85, Ultimate £150Off the M32- convenient for the cycle ring road around Filton, near UWE.
Webbs Cycle Shop, Willbridge BS30 (Link)All bike repairs – bookable service. They offer free deliveries within 8 miles and for £7.50 otherwise.General bike service is £64, a kids bike service id £45On the cycle path between Bristol and Bath- handy to know.

Bike maintenance workshops in Bristol

The most popular bike maintenance courses or workshops are run by The Bike Man (Gloucester road) and Muddock (City Center). In these courses you can get a good handle of the basics, tyre and wheel replacement, cable tightening, brake safety checks etc so you feel confident heading out on your own.

Bike maintenance workshops in Bristol tend to cost around £40 to £50 per person. Muddock offer the courses for £50 per head.

TLD cycles have offered bike maintenance workshops in the past, but not since the pandemic, it seems. THey have a ‘coming soon’ page for how-to’s of bike repair on their website which might be worth checking out in the near future.

Bike workshop use in Bristol

The Bristol Bike Project in Easton offers bike workshop space a few times a week to do your own fixes. So does Bikesmiths, based out of Southville with workshops space in Ashton (usually open on weekends).

These are great options if you want to try doing work yourself but don’t have the right tools or set up. booking into one of their bays can be a really affordable way to do things and there are often other bike enthusiasts around to lend a hand.

The Bristol Bike Project in Easton have drop-in sessions where bike enthusiasts are available specifically to help with whatever you are trying to do or need help with. They also offer womxn nights, specially designed for womxn to use the maintenance spaces – with an extra friendly and welcoming vibe.

Social enterprise bike projects

If you need some bike fixing and want your money to go to a social enterprise, check out The Bristol Bike Project.

The Bristol Bike Project is a social enterprise scheme where all money from second-hand bike sales goes directly back into their workshops and bike maintenance offerings- feeding their mission to get everyone on a bike!

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