Bike companies in Cornwall to help you cycle while social distancing

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Bike companies in Cornwall to help you cycle while social distancing

Published at 3:34pm 26th May 2020.

Fitness, walking, jogging, running, home gyms, exercise.

These are just some of the things people are talking about on social media.

People have seen the past few months as a great opportunity to reset their bodies and have a healthier lifestyle.

A great way to keep fit, whilst social distancing is cycling.

Cornwall has some great cycle routes, paths and amazing scenery so why not take advantage of theses opportunities.

You may have a bike locked away in the garage collecting dust, so if you need servicing or repairs or just decide to buy a new one, below are a selection of bike companies in Cornwall that can help you in your decisions.


Bike Chain Ricci

The staff at Bike Chain talk bikes in their sleep, and between them have raced, repaired, tuned, designed and built bikes and bike parts for all cycling disciplines.

The Bike Chain crew have a knowledgeable, friendly, independent view to all things cycling and stock quality bikes and parts from brands that they know have delivered time and time again. Whether you're looking for your child's first bike or planning an epic end-to-end challenge, their knowledgeable staff await your call. Based at Bike Chain Ricci, 82 Mount Ambrose, Redruth TR15 1QR, you can also find out more at Bike Chain Ricci is also servicing NHS bikes for free and continues to do so, whilst also supporting those who use cycling for transport to work . The owner Ricci also mentors world class cyclists, professional riders and is passionate to help everyone get the most from themselves especially with cycling. More details and online shop can be found here


Launceston Cycles

Launceston Cycles

Launceston Cycles is your local Giant partner store offering a range of cycles, accessories, servicing and repairs. In store you can view, try and purchase a range of children’s bikes, mountain bikes, road bikes, hybrid bikes and E-bikes. They stock both male and female specific cycles. Their store remains open with strict social distancing and hygiene measures in place to ensure they can still offer their customers a service. They want all their customers to ‘Enjoy Every Mile’ whether this is commuting to work, getting out with the kids, or even on your smart trainer. They have all you need in store to ensure you can continue to do what you enjoy the most. You can find Launceston Cycles Ltd at Newport Industrial Estate, Launceston and on Facebook. During this difficult time, they are also offering a telephone order service with local delivery or postage so give them a call on 01566 776102 and they will be happy to help you.

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Falmouth Cycles

One of the biggest suppliers of bikes and kit in the South West. They have got a quality repair area for all services and maintenance. Call 01326 373399 for enquiries.
Located on the south coast of Cornwall, Falmouth Cycles sells an exclusive range of mountain, racing, children, BMX, hybrids bikes, as well as all the equipment a biker could ever need! Instore you will also find a large range of E-bikes in store to choose from as well. They have remained open for now as long as their customers continue to need their services, however they do ask for people to observe social distancing - this is not just for your safety but also for our employees. For updates search for them on Facebook. For those that do not want to enter the shop but need a bike repair or service, they have a bike rack outside of the shop for anyone who wishes to drop off a bike. Communication can take place over the phone to reduce risks. Payment can be taken over the phone or online banking. For Keyworkers they are offering Free Helmet, Lights and commuter jacket with each bike service whilst for NHS staff, they are offering a bike service for Free. Call for more details.



Cranked Bikes

With a fully functional bike shop, there is no job too big or small. James Berry took over the business on the 1st February from Steve and Sandra Harris. They are very proud of the reputation they have gathered when it comes to fixing bikes. All their brands are those that have been handpicked and tested by the team to make sure they only sell the products that they would be happy to use. As proud stockists of Scott bikes and Squish children’s bike, they have a good selection of bikes and accessories for sale whilst servicing can be booked in over the phone 01726 61636. Based at Trinity St, St Austell, they are currently running normal hours,09:00-17:00 Tuesday - Friday and 09:00-16:00 Saturdays. If you are an experienced cycle mechanic they would love to hear from you. So, if you need a service, repair, new bike or anything bike associated please pop in or ring and respect social distant please when in store. Visit or go to for the latest updates


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Certini Bicycle Company

In these times of uncertainty, one thing is for certain and that’s the importance of your health and wellbeing, physically and emotionally. Certini understand this better than most as they have always recognised the benefits of cycling as a form of escape and fitness. As two wheels have become the go-to sport during this lockdown, they have chosen to keep their online store open for home delivery or click and collect at their three shops in Saltash, Bristol and Birmingham. Their staff are also available via email and telephone for advice and support. Although they would prefer to be open for customers, they are following precautions to help prevent the spread of the virus by remaining closed until normality resumes, including their workshop. For a wide choice of Specialized, Giant, Liv, Cube, Cannondale, Frog and GoCycle bikes, electric bikes, kids bikes, clothes, shoes, accessories and components, visit


Elm Farm

Elm Farm Bike Barn

Using your bike to get to work?  Putting it back in to action to get your daily exercise or considering buying one to make life easier in these strange times? The Bike Barn offers a friendly and speedy service and remains open for bike repairs, servicing and sales. Priority is given to NHS and frontline workers. They would ask that when dropping bikes off you do not come in to the Bike Barn but remain at the door to let them know what you need (there are plenty of bike racks outside and tons of space for social distancing as well as a substantial free car park). They will let you know when you can come and collect. They would also appreciate card payments only. Any queries call Simon on 01209 891498, email or Facebook message us: Elm Farm – Cycles, Camping & Café. Find them on Tram Road, TR16 5UF (Between Portreath & Porthtowan near Cambrose)


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