As the capital city of Wales, you would expect a surplus of bike shops in Cardiff to support the City’s high cyclist population. And you would be right.
We found more than a fair few in our search, and thought we’d do the right thing and send them your way. Hopefully, we’ll include enough information on the shops for you. Although, you’ll always be able to find more details through the links we provide.
Bike Shed Wales
With stores in Tongwynlais and Pontcanna, this Cardiff based company was named ‘Top Wales Retailer’ by Trek Bicycles. And boast a £100,000 showroom specifically for Women’s Cycling in their Tongwynlais store.
They have excellent links with Welsh Cycling and Sports Cardiff, and host women-only rides in the Cardiff area. Their staff inform from experience, and the stores are filled with clothing and accessory brands from Raleigh to Banshee.
Bike Shed Wales also have a comprehensive list of bike brands to choose from:
- Mountain Adventure
- Track and Field
The store also has a workshops for your maintenance needs.
You can find the addresses for both stores below, and a link to their website here.
- Cardiff (Pontcanna Store): 243 – 245 Cathedral Road, Pontcanna, Cardiff CF11 9PP.
- Tongwynlais Store: 2B Merthyr Road, Tongwynlais, CF15 7LF.
This independent shop caters to every cyclists, from the commuter to the racer. They operate with a small team of experienced on-floor staff, and in-house Olympic mechanics to provide a 360 degree service.
Their in-store products include brands such as Giant, Pearl Izumi, Shimano, and Cervelo. With Road, Mountain, Cyclocross, and Urban bikes available. And there’s even a workshop, for the less manually inclined of us.
Cyclopaedia is also the sponsor of the Cardiff JIF Cycling Club.
The Cyclopaedia store is located at 116 Crwys Rd, Cardiff CF24 4NR. Or visit their website for more information on their products and services.
Cygnus Cycles is a unique mobile bike maintenance and repair company, for Cardiff and South-East Wales. All repairs are carried out by Cytech Cycle Mechanics, and courtesy bikes are available to keep you on the move.
There services include:
- Bike Valet
- Pre-Delivery Inspection (PDI)
- Custom Bike Building
The Cyngus website is currently down, but you can find their address at 38 Doyle Avenue, Fairwater, Cardiff, CF5 3HU.
Damian Harris Cycles
Having operated for over 60 years, not many have as much experience or expertise as Damian Harris Cycles. They hold a huge selection of products, from bikes to accessories, and house more brands than you even new existed.
Scooters for adults and kids are also sold in the store, for the more retro of us. On top of all this, DH Cycles provides a 24 Hour Repair Service. Which as we all know, is every cyclist’s dream.
Their list of products is so huge that couldn’t squeeze enough into this article, so get on over to their website for more details. Or visit them in-store at 55 Merthyr Road, Whitchurch Village, Cardiff, CF14 1DD.
Don Skene Cycles
Opened by the legendary Welsh cyclist Donald Skene, this shop has plentiful experience in the worlds of retail and racing. Don represented Wales at the Commonwealth Games in 1954, 1968, and 1962 and has taken home two bronze medals! Whilst the store itself has seen unbound success in its 60+ years of operation.
They sell products, and independent parts, for:
- Ladies Bikes
And also offer custom builds.
Click for the Team Skene website.Whilst the Don Skene Cycles store can be found here: 769 Newport Rd, Rumney, Cardiff CF3 4AJ.
Evans Cycles Cardiff
This is one of the most recognisable cycling retailers in the UK. Most cities and large towns will be home to an Evans’ store, so you’re likely to find one near you.
It’s where I bought my first bike, and all the gear I needed to get started up in the world of cycling. Although, you may find the prices are a little higher on certain stock. But the chain has its fair share of sales, so you’re always likely to find a few bargains.
Evans will have everything you can think of, from clothing, accessories, and components, to training and nutrition.
You can find the Evans main site here. And the details of their Cardiff address are: Dumfries Place, Cardiff, CF103FN (off Newport Road).
This is another big retail brand, who makes cycling one of their main priorities. You may know them better for their motoring services, but Halfords go a long way to provide the cycling clientele. These stores will have everything you need to start, and maintain, your cycling lifestyle.
They are also the home of cycling legend Chris Boardman’s brand; Boardman Bikes
Here is the link for the Halfords site, where you’ll find all of there products. Or you can choose from one of three Cardiff stores:
- Western Avenue: Excelsoir Road, Western Avenue, Gabalfa, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, CF14 3AT.
- Penarth Road: 214, Penarth Road, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, CF11 8NN.
- Newport Road: 503, Newport Road, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, CF23 9AD.
We could not find a website, or any other sources of information, for Mackadam Factors.
Only that it is a cycle wholesalers located on 33a Lower Cathedral Road, Cardiff South Glamorgan, CF11 6BY.
This store is driven by being your local bike shop! And their expertly trained team of mechanics manage enquiries from puncture repairs, to custom builds, to electric gear systems, to wheel building, and more.
Their online stock includes Road Bikes, Mountain Bikes, Youth and Kids Bikes, and Components. Muddybum Bikes also have a sister shop open in the Newport area called Push Cycleworks. So for more information on that, and a list of bikes shops in Newport, read this article.
For the Muddybum website; click this link. Whilst their physical address is 4a Heol-y-Deri, Rhiwbina, Cardiff, CF14 6HF.
This store, located in Fairwater, was proclaimed Cardiff’s largest used bike store. They build and sell both new and reconditioned bikes, and offer servicing, repairs, and accessories also. All of their bikes are put through a rigorous 23 point inspection and road-test before sale. These include Mountain Bikes, Road Bikes, Hybrids, BMX, and Children’s Bikes.
Here is the Outdoor Cycles website, and the address for the Cardiff store is 80 Pwllmelin Rd, Cardiff CF5, UK.
Punk Bikes specialises in custom builds and restorations, as well as servicing and repairs. Their website details the below as what you can find in-store:
- Vintage Gents and Ladies Bikes
- Shoppers and Folders
- Single Speeds and Fixies
- Punk Bikes
There isn’t a great deal of online information available, but that’s even more of a reason to go in and say hello.
Sunset Cycles offers a massive range of brands and products. From components, accessories, and clothing, to bikes and frames, it’s likely you’ll find everything you need. They sport top brands, such as Orange, Cannondale, Cipollini, GT Bikes, and much more.
Plus, they always receive top reviews.
They’re located at 119-121 Woodville Road, Cathays, Cardiff, CF24 4DZ. Whilst you can find the Sunset Cycle website here.
The Bike Shop Wales
This store specialises in the service and sales of new and used bikes, electric bikes, and mobility scooters. Most of their bikes are designed for leisure cyclists, but they also stock higher end units for the more enthusiastic riders.
The staple tools, components, clothing, and accessories are all available. For those of you who are interested, they also buy used bikes.
We’ve supplied the link to the Bike Shop Wales website here. And their store address is 86 Glebe Street, Penarth, Wales, CF64 1EF.
A vision for cycling fuels the tedz ethos:
“It’s a health tool, a transportation answer, and a sport.
They are a growing company, and have stores in Cardiff, Swansea, and Cross Hands. You’ll find all you need in their Cardiff branch; from carbon road bikes, to full suspension Mountain Bikes. With over 60 brands, and stock to accommodate for almost every style of cycling.
If you want to find the store, here is the address: 2, penarth road retail park, Penarth, Llandough, Cardiff CF11 8EF. You can also purchase products from their website.
Finding these stores for you all is something we’re happy to do here at Cyced. If we’ve missed a bike shop in Cardiff you know off the list, please don’t hesitate the leave a comment, and we’ll amend the article as necessary.
If you aren’t done reading, you can check out our article of Cycling Clubs in Cardiff.