Welcome to the Bike Shed
Established in 2004 by David & Mary Jayne Kilpatrick, the Bike Shed is Bute’s cycle shop with a difference. We offer a number of different services including:

Bike Hire & Sales
As well as hiring a range of quality bikes for all ages we also have a range of bikes for sale. We stock a range of bikes from Raleigh for all ages and riding styles. We are have in stock the excellent Diamond Back range of mountain bikes.  We also have a bike hire service and route maps to discover the best of cycling in Bute

The Bike Shed Workshop
We have a fully stocked Shimano workshop facility for setting up new bikes and repair and maintenance on customers bikes.

  • Our Cytech approved workshop mechanics provide a first class service.
  • We carry sufficient spares to allow us to fix most problems with your bike.
  • The workshop works on a first come, first served basis and we work to this and only deviate in an emergency.
  • We can do everything from a small service to a complete overhaul.
  • All new Bikes are given a full safety check before you ride it off and they also come with a 6 week safety check and a FREE service at 1 year old.

Bute Resources

Bute Cycling Routes 

Isla Bute Trust

“Absolute Bute: the Scottish island that could just have it all”   The Guardian