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  • Expert bicycle repair in the heart of Islington

  • Zero hassle, online booking experience

  • Remotely approve & pay for the repairs

  • Direct digital access to expert, friendly mechanics 




47 Barnsbury Street, London, N1 1TP, 01792 720 088

Opening hours: Tues - Sat 8am - 7pm

How it works

Tell us what’s wrong

  • Select the repair or service you need via our intuitive online booking system

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Decide when & where

  • Pick the most convenient time & place for your bicycle to go

  • Drop your bicycle off before work or whenever suits you 

  • Take one of our complimentary cycles to finish your journey while we fix up your bike

Pay & ride away

  • Get real time updates & notifications when the repair is done

  • See a full price breakdown, explanation & photos of the work

  • When you’re happy, pay & ride away (all payments are via debit / credit card)


Quoted prices do not include parts


We believe in simplicity, so offer just 3 clearly priced options. All payments are taken on pick-up, once you are happy with the work.

  • Specific repairs

    Pick the problem area 

    Have a specific issue on your bicycle? We can just focus on that & get you back on the road

  • 'SAFE RIDE' service

    Keep things safe

    Have peace of mind that your bicycle is safe by our mechanics checking & adjusting the key components.



    Recommended at least yearly

    This service goes beyond basic safety to remove & re-grease various parts - consider this a healthy makeover!

  • PRO Service

    Recommended for racers or cyclists doing serious mileage

    Nothing is left unturned & you'll be returned a bicycle that rides and looks as good as new.

How to find us

Handlebars Islington is tucked away in the basement of our friend and partner's studio - Freddie Grubb. Ring the doorbell for access and we'll be able to take your bicycle into our little haven and ensure it rides as smoothly as it  should.


Name: Sam

Experience: 5 years


Mastermind subject: 



We are a Living Wage Employer which means our fully trained mechanics are paid properly for outstanding services. 

We recruit from a range of backgrounds, including schemes to help the most vulnerable in society to gain skilled employment.

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Name: Lee

Experience: 5 years

Specialism: Pro racing bikes

Mastermind subject: Steak


Name: Rob

Experience: 5 years

Specialism:  Changing tyres faster than cooking a microwave meal

Mastermind subject: Moshpits

Our Promise to You

Happiness Guarantee

Quality is important to us. 

We will always give you space to test the finished work. If you're not happy, we'll fix it straight away.

Quick fixes

Time is money.

We want to get you back on your bicycle as quickly as possible. We aim for a 3 day turnaround for services and same day for quick fixes.

Clear communication

You'll never have an unexplained bill. 

From the moment you drop-off to the final pick-up, you will have clear communication of what work is needed, costs & when it will be done.