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Mapes of Millport named best cycle hire shop in Scotland third year running

Posted on in Business News , Cycles News

ACT member Mapes of Millport, a bike shop on Cumbrae, an island in the lower Firth of Clyde in western Scotland, is riding high after being selected as the best cycle hire shop in Scotland for the third year running at the Scotland Prestige Awards.

Mapes of Millport


Mapes of Millport, which is long established on the island, is run by Scott and Deborah Ferris.

A spokesperson for the shop said: "This achievement fills us with immense pride and gratitude!

"A massive thank you to everyone who has supported us on this incredible journey.

"Your trust, loyalty, and enthusiasm drive us to continually raise the bar and provide our service and quality gear to all cyclists. 

"To our amazing team: your dedication and passion are the heart and soul of our shop. This award is a testament to your hard work and commitment to excellence. "

"We're truly humbled by this recognition and remain committed to serving our community with the best biking experiences imaginable.  



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