Maintain and fix 

Whether you’re digging out your bike from your shed and it's in need of a full bike service or you're a seasoned cycle commuter looking for a regular health check, we can point you in the right direction.  

Bike servicing

Here are a couple of our favourite local providers who can help keep you on two wheels.   

Barnsley Active Travel Hub

The Barnsley Active Travel Hub, located at Barnsley Interchange, is your one stop shop for fixing and maintaining your bike. Pop down to the Hub where a qualified mechanic can carry out a free check of your bike, to identify what work needs carrying out.  

For full details on the service and to book an appointment, visit the Barnsley Active Travel Hub website.

Journey Matters (Rotherham)

The Journey Matters mobile cycling hub is another one stop shop for all your cycling needs. They even offer access to free bike checks. Visit the Journey Matters website for more information. 

man fixing bike wheel

Fix it yourself

For safe and confident cycling, it’s important to trust that your bike is reliable and ready to go out on the roads. Being confident that you can fix minor issues (eg a puncture) in the event of it happening is a great way to get started. 

Cycling UK have produced five simple guides to bike maintenance, which cover the topics listed below. These can be viewed on the Cycling UK website.

  • Before you set off (M check) 
  • Essential tools 
  • Repairing a puncture 
  • Adjusting your gears and brakes 
  • Repairing a broken chain 

Free public cycle pumps 

Sheffield City Council provide access to free bike pumps around the city to help keep you moving. Take a look at the pump locations on the Sheffield council website and you never know, you may find one on your route!

Man holding spanners to tighten bike gears