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bikespokes mobile cycle repair service morayWHO ARE BIKESPOKES?

A few words of introduction from bikespokes founder Kevin: My first day on two wheels didn’t bode well. I managed to wobble head first into a gate and finished up in casualty (cycle helmets didn’t exist in the 1970’s!). Fortunately, things improved after that and I soon became addicted to the freedom that a bicycle brings.

As I got older I learned how to fix my own bike and became fascinated by the simple mechanics of that too. As soon as I had the chance, I found a Saturday job in a bike shop (the well known national chain) which ultimately became my full time career for several years.

After a spell in the motor trade, I have returned to repairing bikes that are very different to those simple mechanics that I first worked on as a child.

 

bikespokes mobile cycle repair service morayInterest in cycling has exploded in recent years and bikes have become more technically advanced with many repairs requiring specialist tools. This means that there is less the DIY mechanic can do at home nowadays – and so the idea for bikespokes was born.

So, with some re-training and a City & Guilds certificate courtesy of The Bike Inn to get me up to speed with the latest technologies, and some shiny new tools from Webbline, here I am….

 

 

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Bosch eBike Service

Bikespokes is a fully certified Bosch eBike Service Centre. This means we can support you with all your Bosch eBike needs for any make or model of bike whether you are looking for Software Updates, Diagnostics Report, Spare Parts, Warranty Claim or simply a Service.   Software Update – £25 As a Bosch UK service…

A Taste of Skye

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Highland Bridge-hopping

As the sun finally came out and the forecast was dry, we decided to make a day of it and head out for a longer cycle. We started and finished in Nairn but the route can be adapted to start in Forres if you prefer. From Nairn we took the Grantown Road to Ferness where…

Delay at Darcey’s: A Cawdor Circuit

Well, the weather improved – and then promptly plunged back into winter. So as it’s still chilly and wet, we thought a medium-length route was in order with a start and finish in Nairn. From Nairn take the Grantown Road and then bear right at Househill along the Sustrans Cycle Route 1. You will continue…