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Bicycle Race Team Mechanic

Bicycle Race Team Mechanic

Walton Street Cycles mechanic supporting professional cycle race team.

Hi I’m Steve, during the week I do the Bike Dr events for Walton Street Cycles and repair bikes within the busy workshop, at weekends I am the mechanic for a professional Junior racing team called Zappi JRT.

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A Guide to different types of Bicycle Locks

A Guide to different types of Bicycle Locks

There are many different types of lock so initially it can be hard to know which one is either the most secure, the most versatile, or the most durable.

But the most important thing is what lock works best for you and your bike.

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A Guide to Cycling at Night – Part 1: Lights

A Guide to Cycling at Night – Part 1: Lights

As the nights draw in and the days grow shorter regular or new commuters may find themselves cycling in the dark.

Don’t panic! There is no reason to stop cycling when its dark. Riding at night is safe if you can be seen and can see where you are going.

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What size bike is right for me?

What size bike is right for me?

Finding your perfect bike fit is just like finding clothes that fit.

Only trying it on for size will really tell you how well it fits so we always recommend a personal visit to our shop.

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How often should I get my bike serviced?

How often should I get my bike serviced?

How often should I get my bike serviced is a common question we get repeatedly asked.

There isn’t a standard answer for this unfortunately as it really depends on the bike, the number of miles covered, the terrain the bikes been ridden on and what you’re carrying.

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Oxford Used Bikes

Oxford Used Bikes

Each year we offer the largest selection of used bikes for sale in Oxford, with stocks changing regularly. 

All of our used bikes have been fully serviced and are sold with a 3-month no nonsense warranty.

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A guide to Cycling with young children

A guide to Cycling with young children

Cycling with young children can be an amazing way of getting your family out and about.

But with so many options available for children of different ages, what are the best ways to help you get out on your bike with a young child?

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A Brief History of Walton Street Cycles

A Brief History of Walton Street Cycles

Walton Street Cycles is the oldest, longest serving bicycle shop in Oxfordshire.

First opening the doors in 1975. To date there has been just three owners, with both the current owners being a married couple as well as their predecessors.

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Our Brands

We stock a range of quality bikes from some of the biggest names in cycling.

  • Brompton Cycling Products for Sale in Oxford
  • Burley Cycling Products for Sale in Oxford
  • Carry Freedom Cycling Products for Sale in Oxford
  • Claud Butler Cycling Products for Sale in Oxford
  • Croozer Cycling Products for Sale in Oxford
  • Dawes Cycling Products for Sale in Oxford
  • Gazelle Cycling Products for Sale in Oxford
  • Kona Cycling Products for Sale in Oxford
  • Micro Scooters Cycling Products for Sale in Oxford
  • Pashley Cycling Products for Sale in Oxford
  • PUKY Cycling Products for Sale in Oxford
  • Roland Cycling Products for Sale in Oxford
  • Squish Cycling Products for Sale in Oxford

Other Services

As well as sales and repairs, we offer a range of other services for cyclists around Oxford.