Maintain and fix 

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

Free bike servicing

Some of the normally free bike health check programmes that are funded by local councils are currently on hold, but here are a few of our favourites that are on-hand to help you right now...  

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

A Different Gear (Sheffield)

Part of the Big Bike Revival, A Different Gear are offering free bike servicing and repairs for key workers. Head to Cycling UK for more information. 

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Local bike repair shops 

We've put together a list of bike shops across South Yorkshire who offer bike servicing / maintenance. Check out the below PDF's to find out more information about your local bike shop. 


Fix it yourself 

For safe and confident cycling it’s important to trust your bike is reliable and ready to go out on the roads and feel confident that you can fix minor issues (e.g. a puncture) in the event of it happening whilst cycling. 

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

  • 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 offer free cycling pumps around the city, take a look at the pump locations and you never know, you may find one on your usual route!