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Your Ultimate Guide to Finding the Perfect Bike as a student in York

Embark on your student journey with Recycle York


Are you a student about to embark on a journey to become a student in York? First of all, congratulations on this exciting new chapter in your life! As you gear up for your university experience, one thing that should definitely be on your radar is finding the perfect bike. With the bustling city of York as your backdrop and the need for convenient, cost-effective transportation, having a reliable bike can make all the difference. That’s where we come in!

12 Years of Student-Centric Excellence: Your Trusted Bike Shop

For over a decade, our bike shop has been a cornerstone of the student community for both University of York and York St. John University. Having served thousands of students, we understand the unique needs and challenges that students face. Whether you’re a first-year fresher or a returning postgrad, we’re here to ensure you have the best biking experience during your time at York.

Quality Bikes and Expertise You Can Rely On

We take pride in offering a diverse range of high-quality bikes that cater to various preferences and budgets. Our experience in catering to students has given us valuable insights into what works best for university life. Whether you’re looking for a sleek road bike to zip around the city, a sturdy mountain bike for exploring the local trails, or a classic cruiser for leisurely rides along the River Ouse, we’ve got you covered.

But we're not just about selling bikes...

 We’re also about providing expertise. Our staff members are avid cyclists themselves and are more than happy to guide you through the bike selection process. We understand the importance of finding a bike that not only fits your needs but also feels like an extension of you as you navigate the beautiful city of York.

A Legacy of Support: Repairs and Community Involvement

Beyond just selling bikes, we’re committed to being a reliable partner throughout your entire university journey. We understand that student budgets can be tight, so we offer affordable repair services to keep your bike in top condition. From a quick tire change to more complex repairs, our experienced technicians have seen it all.

And our involvement with the university community goes beyond the shop doors. In the past, we’ve proudly sponsored both men’s and women’s sports teams, promoting an active and healthy lifestyle among students. From 2016 to 2019, we set up shop right on the university campus, hosting repair workshops and helping students choose the perfect bike for their needs.

Why choose us?

Tailored for students in York

With our rich history of serving York University students, we understand what you need in a bike and in a bike shop experience.

Quality and Variety

We offer a wide range of bikes to suit different styles, preferences, and budgets, ensuring you find the perfect fit.

Expert guidance

Our knowledgeable staff are passionate cyclists themselves and are here to guide you through every step of the bike-buying process.

Community Commitment

We’re not just a shop – we’re a part of the student community. Our involvement with university teams and workshops reflects our dedication to your experience.

Get your ultimate mode of transportation sorted...

As you prepare for your university journey, make sure you have the ultimate mode of transportation – a reliable bike from a shop that understands your needs. Join the ranks of countless York University students who have pedaled through their university years with style, convenience, and savings. Come visit us at Recycle York and let’s embark on this exciting biking adventure together!