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J M Richards
– the REAL cycle people!

Our bicycle shop is located in the heart of Perth, near the Museum on George Street.

We are a family run cycle shop located in the heart of Perth city centre. On street parking is available at the front of the shop for easy access when dropping off any repairs or collecting a new bicycle.

44 George Street has been home to a cycle shop since 1906, when original owner John Sinclair set up his cycle sales and repair business.

Photo circa 1920's - John Sinclair pictured far left.
Photo circa 1920’s – John Sinclair pictured far left.

The shop changed ownership in 1954 when a retiring John Sinclair sold the business to former RAF pilot John Richards. The business is still in the family with his son Drew Richards as the current proprietor.

Meet the team...

Drew

Drew joined his father in the family business in 1983 and is now the sole proprietor. Drew spends his spare time racing classic motocross bikes and was Scottish 2008 over 50’s twinshock champion.

Steve

Steve has been with the company for over 25 years. He was five times Perth Club Champion and Scottish bronze medalist in 2013 (time trials).

Ally

Ally has been with the company for over 24 years. He is a former 8 time Perth United Cycling Club Champion. Ally has now taken a more active roll in running of the cycling club, moving into a treasurer role. Also mechanic for the Scottish Cycling team for the upcoming Commonwealth Games in Australia.

John

John has worked part time in the shop since childhood. After building a career within the printing industry, he has since returned to the family business full time. John is now our wheel building expert.