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County Cycles


Simon Lewis

Handbuilt wheels have been part of the workshop since County Cycles opened over 40 years ago.
Currently, handbuilt wheels at County Cycles are built by specialist wheel builder Simon Lewis, who puts his soul into each wheel he builds.
World-famous wheel builders will say there is a black art to wheel building, at County Cycles, Simon says this is true. Whether building performance carbon wheels, dynamo equipped wheels or just a set of aluminium training wheels, he follows his own wheel building procedure, covering each spoke thread with linseed oil and stressing wheels in the final stage of the build to deliver high-quality performance racing wheels. Simon has a ritual of placing all the components to be assembled in the wheel build all around him in strategic order. Simon is proud of his wheel building expertise and has built wheels for cyclists travelling around Europe to triathletes who compete in Kona, as well as their own race team, with one of the members competing in the junior Olympics.


County Cycles

County Cycles has been in the cycling industry for over 40 years serving the community of Carmarthenshire, South Wales and more recently with the development of their website, the whole UK for all aspects of cycling, from bikes, accessories, components and top of the range Assos cycle clothing.

In-store you will find everything a cyclist could want, from a comprehensive range of bicycles, a repair, servicing  and wheel building workshop to a bike fitting area. Voted in the top 10 in the UK by Cycling Weekly magazine, they can also supply top of the range clothing, as well as offering a helmet and shoe fitting service.

An independent bike shop run by cyclists, they take pride in ensuring you will love riding your bike as much as they love riding theirs. Think of County Cycles as a part of your team, their staff are professionally trained and experienced to deliver the quality and service you would expect from a top-quality bike shop.

They currently fit every bike leaving their store and after 6 weeks, offer a free safety check to ensure your great riding experience continues. A cycling product is the beginning of your County Cycles journey. Having supported all levels of cyclists from British champions, disabled cyclists and juniors developing into professional cyclists, they will guide you through your cycling journey.

Unit 1 22b Heol Stanllyd Crosshands Business Park Crosshands


SA14 6RB




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