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Training for the whole community

Training for the whole community

That Holywood Bike Thing offers a range of individual, small and large group training to improve your own and your family’s cycling life. Whether one of my ready-made ‘packages’ or something specifically designed for you or your group, I hope you’ll find my passion and […]

Bike repairs for the whole family

Bike repairs for the whole family

There’s nothing better for a bike mechanic than the sight of families cycling together. Adults on their bikes, perhaps a toddler on the back, coaxing their young children like swans encouraging goslings as they take their first pedal strokes on the road. I set up […]

Offer a totally different reward to your staff

Offer a totally different reward to your staff

Parking is expensive. Traffic comes to a near standstill at rush hour. Public transport is crowded and delayed. This is your opportunity to promote cycling among your workforce, rewarding them for their work and achieving great PR, environmental and social impact gains at the same […]

Time to clean, degrease and protect

Time to clean, degrease and protect

Let’s face it: no-one likes cleaning their bike. And after a long ride, a fun filled holiday, or a sunny ride that turned wet and muddy, the last thing anyone wants to do is get out the cleaning brushes. Out of sight, out of mind. […]

Second hand bikes

Second hand bikes

Are you looking for a second hand bike to ride? Do you want to get rid of an old bike you no longer need? Either way, I may be able to help. From time to time, I service, fix and sell second hand bikes to […]

School run pick up

School run pick up

What if you could get your bike fixed tomorrow, without doing anything but your normal school run? There’s something wrong with your bike, but it’s a hassle to take it to Decathlon. First you have to get there. Then wait for an appointment. Then return […]

School gate puncture repair

School gate puncture repair

Most bikes get banished to the shed or the garage for the simplest of reasons, and there’s none so simple as a puncture. A family bike ride, a club run, a commute, only to be followed by an embarrassing emergency ‘can you come and pick […]

Summer Bike Slumber

Summer Bike Slumber

The nights have drawn in. The racing season is over. You know the answer to n+1, and that means it’s time to put your summer bike to bed. You want to make sure it’s ready to go just as soon as the sun starts shining […]

Winter bike servicing

Winter bike servicing

Are you the kind of bike rider who knows what n+1 is the answer to? If so, you’ll probably be thinking of switching from your best bike just now, onto your winter steed. But what was the state of your winter bike when you put […]

Return to cycling

Return to cycling

One minute you were young and free, then all of a sudden you had little ones crawling around your feet and any hopes for regular outdoor exercise – let alone getting out on a bike – were long forgotten. Now they’re a little older, and […]