Bicycles by Design
  • Wheel Building

    It’s an art, and it’s something
    we have perfected over 30 years

  • Sizing & Fitting

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Welcome to Bicycles by Design

Bicycles by Design is the product of over 30 years experience in the bicycle industry.

A collation of ideas, beliefs, services and products, that allow you to buy the best bicycles individually tailored to your needs.

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Over Christmas and New Year we will be closed from 24th Dec to 2nd Jan and reopen on Tuesday 3rd January.

Brands

Swallow Bespoke

Using the finest modern materials, traditional hand-building skills and 30 years of experience, Peter Bird and Robert Wade will create a bespoke bicycle or tandem frame exclusively for you.

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Courses

Hand-built by you

With 1-to-1 tuition, using quality hand tools and jigs, you will be able to make a made-to-measure lugged steel frame.

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Bicycle Sizing & Fitting

Tailor-fit bicycles

As part of our service, we make sure that you are measured correctly, either in the shop (preferable) or over the phone/email, and then we ensure that the bike is set up to fit you.

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