Food Cycle
UK charity whose amazing volunteers prepare & deliver food to the needy on bicycles

Ride & Repair
Excellent bike servicing/repair workshop run by Paul in Macclesfield – highly recommended

Velo Heaven
Vintage & retro cycling accessories galore

Retro Decals
Superb original, reproduction & custom decals for your pride & joy

Boneshaker Magazine
Read about great things happening with people on bicycles around the world

Charlie The Bikemonger
Great online shop run by a funny & knowledgeable team of enthusiasts

VeloBase
Superb vintage bicycle components database, one for my fellow geeks

Green Oil
Quality eco-friendly cycle lubes & cleaning products

Sheldon Brown
Online technical bible from the bike mechanics’ guru – RIP Sheldon Brown, we are not worthy

Retrobike
Retro, vintage and classic mountain, road, track and BMX bikes – “If it’s old school it’s in”

THTC
My friends at THTC clothing, for all your ‘Urban Eco Wear’ needs

The Cycle Clinic

Friendly shop in Suffolk that loves old bikes as much as new ones

CTC
The UK’s national touring cyclists’ organisation

Sustrans
Pioneering safe cycle routes in the UK

National Cycle Centre
The Home of British Cycling in Manchester

Pedal Pedlar

Great vintage bike store in London

Clunkers
Alan Bonds’ great site about the Californian off-road bikes of the late ’70s


Dead Rats Cycles also thanks the following folks:

Katharine Cook, Tom Baker, Jonathan Fisher, Kane Clover, Dan Birkbeck, Peter Shelley, Peta Jackson, Jonny Byrne, Colin Cook, Ruth Cook, Victoria Cook, Pat Cook, Don Cook, Neil Ruddock, A.S. King, Robert Williamson, Pat Briscoe, Jon Moonie, Nick Hubble, Kieran Doherty, Paul Anders Johnson, Allan Cusack, Mill House, Josh Steiner, Andrew Bovill, Catherine Booth, Ella Wredenfors, Mick Nash, Karl Roscoe, Ben Treanor, Sam Cichuta, Mark Walker, Sam King, Edward Goodinson, Adam Smith, Ellie Leeming, Richard Gilbert, Ian Epstein, Dan Hannon, Peter Mangalore, Nathan Fiske, Andy Hick, Jonjo Nally, Alex McLennan, Alice Nicolay, Sarah Thomas, Dan Gadd, Kendall Aitken, John Baron, Melvyn Newton, John Vallins, Pete Kos, Ailsa McLaggan, Marc Starr, Sally Fisher, Dan De’Giovanni, Ross & Rosie, Andy Adkin and Rob Dick.  Last but not least… Shaun Atherton x