hat rusty set of wheels gathering mud within the hallway? It’ll in all probability want a little bit of TLC earlier than the large workplace return in a few weeks.
Getting your bike to a restore store (and discovering a timeslot) might be tough while you’re working full-time, however – fortunately – a brand new wave of restore providers are providing an excellent handier solution to get your street bike as much as scratch for the return to the commute: gathering and returning it straight to your door.
The capital’s main mobile bike restore service havebike is at the moment crowdfunding to develop throughout the UK, Swedish competitor Mioo has simply launched in south west London, and longtime Londoner NipNip is now providing free bike repairs for all NHS workers for the remainder of 2021.
From the app that collects and providers anyplace inside the M25 to the mechanics who train you as you go, these are the capital’s high mobile bike repairers for getting back-to-work prepared.
USP: A decade of expertise, from servicing police bikes to fixing Santander Cycles
Collection, servicing and supply throughout London (and shortly to be throughout the UK, because of a brand new spherical of public funding). Founded by ex-finance lawyer Nick Brown in 2010 because of the lack of bike outlets within the City, havebike has grown to turn out to be London’s main mobile restore service, now trusted to service bikes for the police, ambulance and hearth providers in addition to rent fleets together with Santander Cycles and Mobike.
All crew members are absolutely educated and providers vary from a £29.99 Fix Me Fit Me possibility that features puncture repairs and a 104-point security verify, to a same-day office service bringing mechanics into your constructing.
If you fancy a daily, deluxe or super-deluxe service, havebike provides a 48-72 hour turnaround. A mechanic will acquire your bike out of your door, clarify what wants doing and return it just a few days later full with all the required upgrades and repairs.
And preparations are simply as slick because the servicing itself: simply ebook a handy timeslot on-line and one among havebike’s eco-friendly vans will come to your property and take your bike away to one among its workshops. Don’t fear about not being at house for the return: havebike’s crew will hold your shiny new wheels at its workshop till you’re prepared and return it in your chosen date to your chosen deal with – simply choose your work deal with should you’re planning to be within the workplace that day.
Daily collections obtainable from anyplace inside the M25, seven days per week, and you’ll choose a morning or afternoon timeslot between 9am and 6pm.
USP: Free bike repairs for all NHS workers all through 2021
NipNip provides bicycle repairs at your property or work place offered you’ve got an acceptable personal space for them to pitch up their trailer. They function throughout central, south and east London and now have a group service for silver and gold providers.
NipNip additionally provides company upkeep days the place a mechanic involves your workplace to service all of the bikes of your workers.
USP: Free assortment and return from anyplace inside the M25
With its hanging orange van, Voncrank comes straight to your door to service or acquire and return your bicycle. It provides a variety of particular person repairs and full providers from a service tailor-made to your wants as a commuter to a easy puncture restore from £18.
USP: Free instruction on easy methods to repair your bike through the restore so subsequent time you are able to do it your self
Rob’s Bikes provides a mobile call-out service, the place a mechanic will come and attend to repairs or full a full upkeep verify wherever you might be – at house, work or caught along with the street. Mobile repairs cowl central and east London.
USP: You can subscribe for limitless bike servicing and repairs
The Swedish bike restore app is launching within the UK and making at-home bike providers simpler than ever. You merely ebook a time and placement by means of the app and a Mioo Bike Buddy will come to service or restore your bike wherever you might be.
The Mioo crew delayed their UK launch to supply free and reduced-price servicing to NHS workers and at the moment are beginning their mobile service in south west London.
Repairs and servicing from £14.99, subscriptions from £9.99 monthly, mioo.cc
USP: Advance bookings for mobile bike assist at occasions and races
MobeOne vans are absolutely stocked with spare components and instruments to come back and repair or service your bike at your door. Operating over all of London and inside the M25, MobeOne additionally provides resprays and customized bike builds. In North London solely, they provide an emergency restoration service.