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