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8 May 2024

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8 May 2024

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8 May 2024

More than 400 children and adults have cycled through Brighton and Hove to ask for the streets to be made safe for cycling with a network of separated cycle lanes.

7 May 2024

The Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) has criticised the UK government for a “shocking lack of progress in making streets more attractive for walking, wheeling and...

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Award-winning Spokes Bikes expands with new shop in Greenock.

Posted on in Business News , Cycles News

Award-winning cycling business Spokes Bikes has added a new shop in Greenock to existing shop in Bridge of Weir.



The company started as a mobile cycle repair service covering Renfrewshire and the north of Inverclyde back in 2020, opening the Bridge of Weir shop in 2021 and expanding into the shop next door in 2022.

The business scooped the 'most promising new business' title at the Renfrewshire ROCCO awards in 2023.

Owners Ian and Julie Stokes say they're looking forward to welcoming Inverclyde customers.

Julie says: "As we already had a number of loyal customers in Inverclyde using our services, we thought there may be demand for an independent bike shop to be based there.

"We’ll be bringing our ethos of great customer service to Greenock, along with a good range of bikes for all ages and abilities."

The store will also offer repairs service, cycle advice, demo rides, and bike rentals.

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