Our bikes brands……………..We at Mikes Bikes have carefully chosen our bike brands, we try to support British companies, and aim to be different from the “chain” stores. We have new bikes arriving on a regular basis.
Specialized has grown up in the birthplace of mountain biking and immersed in some of the best road riding in the country. Each and every piece of performance equipment they create is shaped by who they are, where they live and by the riders around the world - making working for Specialized one of the best jobs in the world. (Specialized 2012)
The most famous bike badge in the world, established in 1887, this company has recently re-invented itself, supplying bespoke Road Bikes to its new professional team. Has won the Tour de France, and was the bike of choice for Laurent Fignon in the most exciting Tour ever!! Fabulous company to deal with and a stunning range from under £100 to £7,500! They also make one of the best female specific race bikes we’ve seen. Keep in touch with Team Raleigh here.
Born in the USA in 1978, DB is one of the original mountain bike pioneers along with Gary Fisher; they have a long history within BMX and Cross Country racing with the DBR team of the 80s. The current range of MTBs are designed in Nottingham, for the British climate. They are without doubt one of the most exciting BMX brand in the uk!
Originally set up to manufacture bikes in the Far East, a couple of decades ago, this company has grown to become one of the biggest bike companies in the world. They build & supply bikes to a very large proportion of the “household” brands on the market. They are simply on of the biggest bike brands, you might not have heard of… They make every type of bike at all price points, and all to an exceptional quality. Sponsors of a major Mountain bike team, and the famous Merida events. They currently are home to the world mountain bike champion and the worlds lightest mountain bikes.
One of the UKs best known bike brands. Founded in 1987, Saracen was a market leader during the early 90s and in 2009 the brand was aquired by Madison, the UKs number one distributor to the independent bike retailer. Whether you are looking for a bike to rip the local trails centres, a bike to get to work on or a quality bike for your kids - look no further...These bikes are gaining endless industry plaudits.
HARO BMX - One of the top BMX companies in the UK.
DMR specialise in jumps and trials bike and are owned by Up-Grade who are also widely known for Kinesis bikes in the MTB, Race and Cyclo Cross market.Dawes
Another classic marquee, famed for their touring bikes, this long established firm is now owned by the Tandem Group (Falcon) bikes, and provides a “niche” alternative to the main brands. Their 20” Rocket is one of the best quality children’s bikes available, light simple and built with love by this Birmingham based company. We stock models we have tried/tested/seen.Scorpion
BMX/Trials offshoot of the Claude Butler empire, we stock their pro level BMX Banish, and 26" Trials Fear. These bikes are awesome value and again British designed.
We sell Raleigh Electric Bikes