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Easter closing times
Monday 14 April 2014

We are closed Friday to Monday for the Easter break

 
 

Number of cyclists on Bristol's roads doubles in ten years
Sunday 6 April 2014

Census data shows a 94 per cent increase in cycle commuters since 2001

 
Spring clearout: SPECIAL OFFERS

Spring clearout: SPECIAL OFFERS
Friday 4 April 2014

We are having a spring clean and have lots of old stock reduced to approx half price

 
 

Free bike pumps in Bristol
Thursday 3 April 2014

Has anyone tried the new free bike pumps yet?

 
Production Line

Production Line
Saturday 15 February 2014

We've started building bikes in batches of five, almost like a mini production line :-)

 
New Customer Pump and Toolkit

New Customer Pump and Toolkit
Friday 14 February 2014

Track pump and tool station, free for customers to use

 
 

Cycling could save the NHS £250m
Thursday 13 February 2014

Motorists swapping the car for just five minutes of riding each day would cut heart disease, diabetes and strokes, says Cambridge research

 
 

Mongoose Crossway 300 now reduced
Sunday 9 February 2014

2013 models in S and XS sizes now £345, including rack and mudguards

 
Stormy Saturdays are great

Stormy Saturdays are great
Saturday 8 February 2014

Plenty of time to chat to customers - we just got a beautiful hand-drawn thank you card from @AGreatrixArtist

 
Even brighter front lights at half price

Even brighter front lights at half price
Friday 31 January 2014

We've just unpacked some Smart 35 lux front lights, half price at £20 (RRP £39.99)

 
End of Cycle Lane

End of Cycle Lane
Saturday 1 February 2014

Council remove badly designed cycle lane near Jake's Bikes

 
 

Radio 4 programme about cycling safety
Wednesday 22 January 2014

Dr Kevin Fong evaluates the realities of travelling by bike on UK roads

 
 

We've been saying this for years!
Friday 24 January 2014

Britain's new cycling minister calls for more 'everyday' riders

 
 

20mph rollout starts today
Monday 20 January 2014

From today, central Bristol is now a 20mph zone. Other areas will follow by April

 
 

Gloucester Road cycle lanes petition
Wednesday 1 January 2014

New petition calls for installation of uninterrupted cycle lanes on Gloucester Road

 
Half price front lights!

Half price front lights!
Monday 16th December 2013

Smart 25 lux front lights now less than half price at £15 (was £34.99)

 
 

D-Locks - busting some myths
Friday 13 December 2013

Stolen Bristol Bikes' great blogpost on why people are wrong to mistrust D-locks

 
Small Business Saturday

Small Business Saturday
Friday 6 December 2013

Shop local for Christmas this weekend to support your favourite small businesses

 
 

Cycling levels up in Bristol
Sunday 1 December 2013

Big Commuter Count 2013 shows record level of cycle commuting

 
 

20% off until Christmas
Wednesday 27 November 2013

Get 20% off the price of all parts fitted when you have a service or repair*

 
 

New range of recycled bikes
Friday 22 November 2013

Now in stock: a range of bikes with recycled frames but brand new components

 
 

Bristol Road Safety Summit
Thursday 21 November 2013

Weds Dec 11th at 4pm - if you would like to attend, click the link to register

 
Our new flyers have just arrived

Our new flyers have just arrived
Tuesday 19 November 2013

Please pop in and pick some up if you'd like to help spread the word about Jake's Bikes

 
NOT cycling is massively more dangerous than cycling

NOT cycling is massively more dangerous than cycling
Monday 18 November 2013

One simple graph belies all the media exaggeration about the risks of cycling

 
 

No Road Justice on Gloucester Road
Saturday 16 November 2013

Very interesting article about police response to bad driving on busy Bristol road

 
Jake's Bikes have a new courtesy bike

Jake's Bikes have a new courtesy bike
Monday 11 November 2013

Free for the first day when your bike is being worked on

 
 

Is this a photo of your stolen bike?
Friday 8 November 2013

Bristol police upload gallery of recovered bikes. Do you recognise any of them?

 
 

Cycling City funding does work
Monday 4 November 2013

New research paper finds cycling projects like Bristol's represent money well spent

 
£100 off our Mongoose XS hybrid bikes

£100 off our Mongoose XS hybrid bikes
Saturday 5th October 2013

Another three Mongoose Crossway hybrids now on sale at £280

 
 

What to Ask When Buying a New Bike
Sunday 29 September 2013

Five crafty questions to pop if you're shopping for a new commuting bike

 
1955 Sturmey Archer hub gear

1955 Sturmey Archer hub gear
Sunday 15th September 2013

What other company still has spare parts available 60 years later?

 
 

Freedom to Ride!
Monday 1 July 2013

Get involved, spread the word: Bristol's new cycling Manifesto aims to quadruple cycling by 2025

 
 

Jake's Bikes is 5!
Saturday 23 March 2013

It is just over five years since Jake's Bikes opened for business

 
How not to lock a bike

How not to lock a bike
Monday 11 March 2013

Spotted nearby: possibly the world's worst bike lock

 
New mobile website

New mobile website
Wednesday 27 February 2013

Jake's Bikes now has a mobile-optimised website for smartphones

 
 

Bristol Cycle Hire
Thursday 6 December 2012

Jake's Bikes featured in article on bike hire in Bristol

 
 

Bristol Police 'steal' bikes to test reaction
Thursday 8 November 2012

Police film officer "stealing" bicycles in public to show how easy it is for a thief to get away unchallenged

 
 

Glowing testimonials
Friday 19 October 2012

Jake's Bikes is among the local bike shops recommended in Evening Post article

 
 

New Video Tutorial
Wednesday 10 October 2012

In the first of a series of videos, Jake shows how to replace an inner tube

 
 

Jake video interview
Sunday 23 September 2012

Jake is interviewed by the Considerate Cycling Campaign

 
 

Tagalong for hire
Sunday 23 September 2012

We now have a kids trailer-bike available for long-term hire

 
Free customer pump

Free customer pump
Thursday 30 August 2012

Basic toolkit and track pump for all to use

 
 

Mayor for Bristol
Tuesday 28 August 2012

Which mayoral candidate will be best for cycling?

 
 

Bristol Evening Post feature us!
Friday 13 July 2012

Jake's Bikes is featured in a round-up of local bike maintenance courses

 
 

NEW: Cycle Hire
Monday 2 April 2012

We now have hire bikes available for daily, weekend or weekly rental

 
 

Want to Start Cycling?
Tuesday 3 January 2012

We are now offering beginners advice sessions for free

 
Nominated for Award

Nominated for Award
Thursday 25 August 2011

Jake's Bikes announced as finalist for cycle industry award

 
 

New products online
Wednesday 20 July 2011

We've added a whole new shop section to the website

 
 

Bristol's first Vintage Velo
Sunday 17 April 2011

Celebration of vintage bikes (and clothing!) was a great success

 
 

Bristol Evening Post Article
Saturday 26 March 2011

Jake's Bikes is featured in Bristol's daily newspaper

 
We have moved!

We have moved!
Tuesday 25 January 2011

We're now in a shop unit by the Bus Station

 
Nominated for retailer award

Nominated for retailer award
Thursday 12 August 2010

Jake's Bikes announced as finalist for cycle industry award

 
Profile: Jake's Bikes

Profile: Jake's Bikes
Monday 17 May 2010

Article published in 'Boneshaker' magazine

 
 

Pete gains Cytech
Monday 11 January 2010

Mechanic Pete earns industry standard Cytech qualification

 
 

Jake's Bikes takes on new staff
Sunday 1 March 2009

New mechanic joins Jake in the workshop

 
 

New Charity Work
Monday 23 February 2009

Jake's Bikes supports the Bristol Bike Project

 
 

New photo gallery online
Tuesday 19 August 2008

A gallery of some of Jake's bikes on their travels

 
Jake's Bikes in BikeBiz

Jake's Bikes in BikeBiz
Tuesday 1 April 2008

Jake's Bikes is this month featured in BikeBiz magazine

 
 

Jake's Bikes Now Open for Business
Sunday 10 February 2008

Jake's Bikes officially opened on Monday 10th February 2008

 



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