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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. 



The Loft

The Loft, made to measure custom bikes and components.

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

Find out about The Loft

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

The Loft.

BikeFit studio and custom bike showroom. Please contact us for more details.


How to find us.

Located in the heart of Cirencester, we're within walking distance of all central carparks and landmarks. We recommend the use of The Bishops Walk car park (pay and display). We're in the main court yard as you walk towards the Church / High Street. See you soon.



Independent Bikeworks
Unit 3, The Exchange, Brewery Court, Cirencester, Gloucestershire GL7 1JL
Tel: 01285 238184

Opening Hours.

Independent Bikeworks Shop.
09:00am - 5:30pm
Monday to Saturday

The Loft.
By appointment, but we do our best to provide a relaxed time and atmosphere suitable for you.


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