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    8 Strype St, Spitalfields, London, E1 7LF. View the map
  • Who are we?

    A bit about us

    Why choose Swift Cycles

    We are on a mission to get London fitted up and riding out on some of the hottest bikes on the planet.

    Using the Retul bike fit system we can have your position optimised on your existing bike to minimise the risk of future injury and improve your efficiency - making your cycling more enjoyable.

    We also carry some of the coolest bikes out there at the minute, from the likes of Cannondale, Focus, Cervelo, Storck, Enigma and Scott. Whether its for commuting, sportives, racing or just fun, one of the team can help guide, and fit you, to the best bike to meet your needs!

    As featured in The Guardian - Get Retul fitted like a pro!


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    London's Road Bike Specialists
    8 Strype St, Spitalfields, London E1 7LF   |   mail@swiftcycles.co.uk Need Help? Call us on 0207 377 0502 Call us 0207 377 0502Mon-Fri 10:00 - 19:00; Sat 10:00 - 16:00
    About Swift Cycles

    Bike Box Hire

    How do I hire a Bike Box?

    Hiring a bike box with Swift couldn't be simpler, just give us a call and we can reserve the box for you. You'll need to leave a £10 deposit to secure the hire and the box will be ready for you to collect on the day. Be sure to book early around key times like the major European cyclo-sportives, as the boxes can get fully hired out during those periods.

    Unfortunately we cannot box your bike for you as a service.

    About The Boxes

    Swift use Bike Box Alan cycle cases. We use these for 3 main reasons:
    - Super Robust Design gives you absolute peace of mind
    - Easily Packed. For packing instructions please view this instructional video
    - They're comparatively lightweight at 10.6kg - leaving enough leeway for your bike and a little bit of kit

    How do I pack my Bike Box?

    Here are Swift's top tips:
    - Zip-tie everything together. If parts of the bike are not moving against each other, then they won't damage each other. Bring spares for the return journey.
    - Pipe cladding - use some on the major tubes of the bike if possible
    - Use the straps to secure the frame within the box - it stops the bike moving around and stops if from resting on the chainset
    - Put the chain on the big from ring. If the bike does move and rest on the chainset in transit - this way the chainring teeth are less likely to be damaged.
    - Allow 45 minutes packing time first time around.

    See a helpful packing video below!

    Bike Box Hire

    Daily Rental - £10 Per Day

    Box can be collected between 10am and 7pm Monday - Friday and 10am and 4pm Saturdays and must be returned by 7pm on agreed return date.

    Weekly Rental - £50 Per Week

    Box can be collected between 10am and 7pm Monday - Friday and 10am and 4pm Saturdays and must be returned by 7pm on agreed return date. Late charges - £50 per day. We realise this is very punitive. But returning a box late could impact on somebody else's event or holiday. Obviously we take that very seriously.

    Hire Slot Deposit - A deposit of £10 is required to secure the hire of the box. This is kept if the hire is cancelled with less than 48 hours notice.

    Box Deposit - When you take the box you'll be asked to leave a £250 deposit refundable upon safe return of the box. Normal wear and tear is expected. Any significant damaged will be assessed on a case by case basis.

    **Unfortunately we cannot box your bike for you as a service**

    To reserve a box call 0207 377 0502 to speak to the team.

    We have a modest fleet of boxes for hire but will always try to accommodate busy weekends or group booking. We do advise calling as far in advance of travel as possible to avoid disaster!