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Buyer's Guides

Berkshire's Local Bike Shop. AW Cycles have been serving the cyclists of Reading since 1994 and have developed into one of the most respected independent cycle shops in the country. Our large showroom on two floors allows us to stock the widest selection of bikes in the area and cater for all ages and riding styles. Our continued success is founded on a passion for both cycling and customer service and our experienced, friendly staff are here to offer expert, impartial advice and find you the best deal based on your needs, desires and budget. Road racing, mountain bikes, commuters, leisure and children’s bikes, from the occasional joy rider to the pro-level athlete, we really do have something for everyone.

Here at AW Cycles we realise just how hard it is to find what you are looking for as the range of bikes, frames, components, accessories and clothing can be somewhat daunting. This is why when we put together this site we gathered all our experts from the different departments in the shop and captured the advice, knowledge and experience that they give out everyday to customers in the shop.

 

Answering Your Questions

We have put together some really useful guides to help decipher the terminology, technology, compatibility and specific measurements to help you find the product that you are looking for. In these detailed buying guides you will find information on road cycles, MTB bikes, hybrid / commuting bicycles, BMX models, children's bikes, accessories and clothing. We have tried to explain everything clearly and not get bogged down in anything too technical. We will try and clear up any questions you might have rather than raise new ones! As with everything on this site, if we still haven't been able to answer your question or if you require any further advice, don't hesitate to contact our team of experienced bicycle experts.

 

AW Cycles Buyers Guide to Bikes and Frames

Bikes and Frames

Mountain bikes, Racing bikes, bikes for relaxing and frames to build your own. There really is something for everyone in the bicyckle world.

Aw Cycles Buyers Guide To Cycle Clothing

Cycle Clothing

Do not get caught out by wind, rain or sun with the right clothing. Stay cool or warm and look good doing it

 AW Cycles Buyers Guide To Cycle Accessories

Cycle Accessories

Be seen or see better, bicycle safety and security as well as all your extras like racks, bags storage and computers. All you need to compliment you and your bike.

 AW Cycles Buyers Guide to Bike Components

Bike Components

Bicycle components are the heart of your bike so whether you are upgrading your bike, building from scratch or repairing this is the place to start.