Kingsway Cycles rides off with the April title in MP’s competition
A family run business selling new and vintage bicycles has taken the monthly title in MP Julian Huppert’s Discovering Cambridge competition.
Kingsway Cycles in City Road wins the Sports and Outdoor Activities category for April in the competition which celebrates Cambridge’s independent businesses.
The company was established in 1978 and is run by a father and son team who carry out repairs and servicing, as A family run business selling new and vintage bicycles has taken the monthly title in MP well as being able to source hard to find specialist items.
Kingsway Cycles offers bikes for hire and has an online shop – Cambridge Cyclemania..
Julian said: “I am really pleased that Kingsway Cycles have won this month’s competition.
“More people cycle in Cambridge than in any other part of the UK and it is fantastic that our cycling culture can also support local independent businesses like Kingsway Cycles.”
One nomination for Kingsway Cycles praised the business for being “unfailingly helpful” and for providing a “high quality service for bike repairs at a reasonable price”.
This month Julian is asking for nominations for the best independent clothing or accessories shop. The category includes shops selling shoes, jewellery, men or women’s clothing, university outfitters, vintage and second-hand clothes etc.
Nominations can be sent to Julian on Twitter @julianhuppert or Facebook, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by post to Discovering Cambridge, Julian Huppert MP, 16 Signet Court, Swann Road, Cambridge, CB5 8LA.
Each month Julian will ask for nominations in a different category, a monthly winner will be chosen and an overall winner will be announced at the end of the year at the Mill Road Winter Fair.