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Vernon Barker Cycles

Framebuilding, bike and frame repairs, Dronfield, Derbyshire

We have been building frames, repairing and renovating bikes, frames and wheels for over 30 years. We fix all types of bikes: mountain, touring, racing, time trial, bmx, tandem and electric assisted. We service, repair and renovate aluminium, steel and titanium frames.

We also sell parts, frames and complete bikes. As we have low overheads we can pass these on to you and we are often as cheap as the best internet prices.

What our customers say...

"Please find attached a photo of my Gios frameset Dave and the team refurbished, now built up with Campagnolo Chorus and nearly ready to ride. Can't thank you guys enough for the work you did on my frameset, it's very much appreciated, great service and advice. So thanks again....Darren Sayles"

The team

We offer a quick, friendly and personal service. Our staff are highly knowledgeable and skilled.

Dave is a CYTECH accredited mechanic with over 30 years experience of both repairing and riding bikes (racing, mountain bike, touring and tandem). He is also a qualified cycle trainer and is passionate about cycling as a mode of transport.

Ed is a CYTECH accredited mechanic and has come to us from Recycle Bikes. He is a keen mountain biker and cycle tourist, and self-confessed bike geek. Just the person to talk to about suspension forks and disc brakes. He is also very interested in frame design and is learning the art of framebuilding. He has previously worked as a Bikeability Cycle trainer, mechanics tutor, mountain bike guide and bmx coach.

Vernon is a qualified metallurgical engineer and can give a level of advice not available from other frame builders. He has over 30 years experience of manufacturing and renovating solos and tandems.

Christmas opening

Saturday December 23rd Open 9.30am – 5.30pm
Christmas Eve Open 9.30am – 4pm
Christmas Day Closed
Boxing Day Closed
Wednesday December 27th Open 9.30am - 5.30pm
Thursday December 28th Closed
Friday December 29th Closed
Saturday December 30th Closed
New Years Eve Closed
New Years Day Closed
Tuesday January 2nd Open 9.30am - 5.30pm
Fame at last
custom built frames
Winter frames and complete bikes