We are opposite Tesco
We are opposite Tesco


Established in 1981, Bill Nickson Cycles is one of Leyland's longest running businesses.


The shop was originally started by ex international cyclist Bill Nickson Snr.

Bill had an exceptional career with notable achievements including: 


Ridden Tour de France

Milk Race (tour of Britain) Winner

Numerous Milk Race Stage Wins

Amateur Road Race Champion

Professional Road Race Champion X2 (numerous podiums as well)

Professional Criterium Champion

Star trophy (Premier Calendar) Overall Winner

GP Della Liberazione Winner (Italy)

Lincoln GP Winner

5 Stage Winner Herald Sun Tour Australia

Manx International Winner

Commonwealth Games (New Zealand)

Olympic Games Road Race & Team Time Trial (Montreal 1976)

Ridden World Championship Road Race

Ridden Tour of Flanders & Paris-Roubaix 


In 2006, the shop was taken over by Bill Jnr, who has also represented Great Britain at Elite level road racing and has experience over many disciplines of bike riding / racing.


You won't find this amount of knowledge / experience or help in any other shop or online !



Bill Snr Celebrating His 1976 Milk Race Victory !
Our Shop in The 1980's !


We stock bikes to suit all ages and have prices to suit all pockets.

All our bikes are fully assembled and guaranteed, and have a free safety check after 6 weeks.

In our large, two floored showroom you can view over 100 bikes including Road, Mountain, BMX, Hybrid, Children's, Electric, Touring and Cyclo-Cross.


We also stock an extensive range of Clothing, Shoes, Locks, Components, Tyres and 'Tubes, Nutrition and Cleaning and Maintenance products. 


As well as selling bikes and cycling related products, we also REPAIR bikes and fit new parts in our fully equipped workshop.


Bill Nickson Cycles

57 - 61 Towngate



PR25 2FQ


Tel: 01772                       422259

Email: bill@billnicksoncycles.com



Day Open


Mon 9:30 17:30
Tues 9:30 17:30
Wed Riding
Thurs 9:30 17:30
Fri 9:30 17:30
Sat 9:30 17:00
Sun Riding


With Cyclescheme make a 25% to 39% saving on a bike and accessories.

Now no upper value limit. Perfect for a new E-Bike to commute to work !

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