Custom bicycle wheel build, Suffolk, Essex and East England
A pair of hand-built wheels from Lifecycle UK is custom built to perfectly match your ride.
And made to the highest standards, borne from experience of building bicycle wheelsets to exacting specifications.
(The latest estimate is 3,276 wheelsets built.)
Optimised wheel builds
Whether its a durable set-up for a world worthy touring bike or a set of deep section aero wheels for road racing, a custom wheelset gives us the ability to optimise particular elements of the art of wheel building to meet your ride requirements.
Wheel builds are not just about achieving the lightest wheelset possible. We will always discuss and consult with our customers — taking your individual requirements into consideration before building a wheelset.
Trained and qualified wheel builders
All of our wheel builders are Cytech and DT Swiss trained and qualified.
We pride ourselves on the quality of our wheel builds and every new wheelset undergoes rigorous testing to ensure they are reliable, true and safe.
Official Chris King retail and service centre.
Not all bicycle components are built equal. This is certainly the case with Chris King — and only trusted bicycle shops are appointed as retailers.
And Lifecycle UK can provide the appropriate standards of after sales service for your legend wheel hubs.
We are an official Chris King service centre with the tooling to strip your hubs down to their individual components, service and rebuild them to as good as new.
Expert bicycle wheel service and repairs.
Whether you have factory built wheels or hand-built wheels that need servicing we provide complete wheel service and repairs.
- Wheel truing
- Re-building with new spokes
- Rim replacement
- Hub replacement
- Hub servicing
- Freehub replacement
Our favourite wheel hubs
Chris King hubs are some of the most highly sought after components in the bicycle industry being both engineering masterpieces and examples of meticulous craftsmanship. Deep rich anodised colours, an industry best 5 year warranty and that distinctive sound – simply the best available.
Swiss precision engineering, machining and assembly together with clever detail solutions have made DT Swiss hubs what they are today: A legend. Perfect transmission of power and reliability, allowing you to focus on what matters, your ride.
Hope hubs are manufactured in their Barnoldswick factory - a true state of the art facility, running 55 CNC machines, anodising individual components and hand assembling the finished product. Manufacturing on site gives Hope total control on quality.
Miche offer great value for money hubs which have proven to be popular with our customers over the ten years we have been building with them. Miche are committed to making quality hubs — which are certified by the stringent laboratory tests and strict standards that the their quality system prescribes.
Our favourite wheel rims
Enve are engineers and innovators, driven by a love of cycling. They combine industry leading technology with world-class athlete feedback to provide the ultimate in light, stiff and durable wheels. Find out more at Enve...
Reynolds have long heritage in the cycling industry as an innovator in carbon wheels. Their aim is to produce light, fast, high quality wheels which meet all the major performance standards, including mountain, gravel, road and triathlon. Find out more at Reynolds...
Quality and finish are key to Pacenti rims which are designed and manufactured with passion and attention to detail. Find out more at Pacenti...
Mavic rims range offer a best blend of lightweight, high stiffness and great aerodynamics to deliver the highest possible efficiency. Find out more at Mavic...
With so many variations of hub and rim type available you may have some questions or would like to talk about the best options call us on 01449 744467
Naturally, you can always drop into the shop for a chat — we are approximately 20 miles from Colchester and 15 miles form Ipswich.
“ I've just had a few bikes serviced by these guys, two of which were ground up rebuilds. Fantastic service, proper cycling enthusiasts. Highly recommended. ”
Customer service is our primary business objective
We don’t have a marketing budget. And we don’t have an advertising spend.
We build our business on making sure each and every customer is satisfied with our service.
And as a result, the vast majority of our business is from word of mouth and repeat business.