Criterium Cycles | One of the UK's Best Bike Shops
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Quite simply, one of the UK’s best bike shops

Voted one of the Top 20 Independent Bike Shops in the UK for 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018

Whether you are looking to purchase a new bike, design and build the custom bike of your dreams, schedule a bike fit session or seek advice from our resident two wheeled obsessives, Criterium Cycles exists to help you choose the best bike, clothing and accessories for your riding life. Our particular specialism at Criterium is making sure that every aspect of your cycling journey is suited to your specific requirements. We are all different whether in terms of our physiology or our cycling needs so it’s really important that the selection of your bike and the way it is set up is tailored to your needs. It may take a bit of extra time at the outset, but the benefits will be felt for the months and years to come.


Criterium Cycles – because the details matter.

Our Specialisms

No compromises.


We have the best road bikes to suit all riding styles.

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Your bike specified and fitted around you with no compromises.

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E-Bike & Leisure

It’s not cheating. It’s eternal youth on two wheels.

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Adventure & Gravel

Forget how long it takes. This is about the pure joy of adventure.

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Portfolio – our latest projects

Attention to Detail

The Criterium Blog

For an informed, entertaining and occasionally quirky view of the world of cycling
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    Project 3:20

    Many of us can look to a moment in our lives when we reflect and say ‘that was a real wake-up call’. On balance, wake up calls are a good thing, as long as we actually ...

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