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Independent Reviews

Independent to choose how we run our business, independent to choose the brands we work with, free to offer exemplary customer service.


Latest articles

Adventure Biking

The next best thing?

The new breed of gravel / adventure bikes are changing the way people can choose to ride. Now it's easy to ride "the road less travelled", explore the country and challenge yourself in new exciting ways.                                                                                                            

Tom Ritchey

Innovator, history maker, legend.. 

Tom Ritchey and Ritchey Design have been at the forefront of bicycle innovation for four decades. Developing new, industry leading production techniques and solutions. Throughout that time Tom has held true the belief that a bicycle frame made from steel still has many advantages to offer the modern rider.

White Roads Classic

A review..

Will Plants review of the Lapierre White Roads Classic gravel sportive. The route follows the ancient Ridgeway and combines many gravel sections with some challenging hills and amazing views. All embellished with an Italian theme inspired by the Strade Bianche.           


Winter Riding

How to thrive in the coldest months.

The UK winter is a harsh environment for both bicycle and rider. With the correct choice of clothing, equipment and maintenance there's no need to not enjoy your cycling the whole winter through. 



Independent Bikeworks @ The Loft

Independent Bikeworks offer a unique approach to cycle advice and purchase.

Jim’s knowledge and advice was invaluable when building my roadbike. I’ve never felt the need to change a single thing, it’s perfect for the task.
— AS - Swindon
I travel around the world but the best customer service, anywhere, is from Independent Bikeworks’
— KL - Cirencester

Join us at Independent Bikeworks


How to find us.

Located in the heart of Cirencester, we're within walking distance of all central carparks and landmarks. Templar  Mews is opposite Drizzle Chocolate and we're located above 'He Says She Waffles'.



Independent Bikeworks
1 Templar Mews, Blackjack Street, Cirencester, Gloucestershire GL7 2AA
Tel: 01285 238184

Opening Hours

09:00am - 5:30pm  Monday to Friday

09:00am - 5:00pm  Saturday


What makes us different.

We don't just choose the same old brands as every other cycle provider, not that there's anything wrong, there are loads of great cycle component providers. It's that we like our bikes to be different, unique and technically advanced, brilliant. We like to offer something you don't find on every high street, We're independent Bikeworks.

Here's some of the key brands we work with.

From North America


From Europe