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    31 High Street, Cookham, Maidenhead, SL6 9SJ. View the map
  • Who are we?

    A bit about us

    Flat Harry's mission is to be the best local bike shop in the Thames Valley area, our customer base is broad, attracting cyclists from all the towns and villages around Cookham; in a radius around us that passes through Lane End, High Wycombe and Beaconsfield, onto the Chalfonts, Gerrards Cross, Uxbridge, Windsor and Eton, through Taplow, Maidenhead, Bray and Holyport, and over to Marlow and Henley, our customers are happy to travel to find us, knowing we cater for every and any cyclist. We're mad about cycling and love it when anyone shares our enthusiasm, be they an aspiring fan of the sport, a tech hungry hard rider spinning their best speed machine, a thrill hungry mud lover, a hardened commuter battling the traffic, or a leisurely rider on a modest budget looking to have fun and relax on their bike.

    Whether it's serving coffee and flapjack on the mid-ride break, fixing your tusty steed, performing a bike-fitting or providing you with the right gear for your ride, we do it all and a lot more at Flat Harry's. We are proudly independent and thus only stock parts and brands that we are passionately proud of, and believe are the most suited for cyclists coping with the flint strewn roads and trails in our area.

    Our obsessive temperament, collective knowledge, engineering expertise, focus on quality and debunking of fads are what distinguish our shop, and make our customers return time and time again. Building trusting long term relationships with our customers is really important to us. Simply put, we want to be the place you trust above all others to do the right thing for you. Some folk might try and take advantage of our good nature, but we believe what goes around comes around and we want you to value our approach.

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  • Key Information!

  • Gravel Bikes pt.2 - The Enlightened Rides

    Cris Towner | 22/12/2017 12:15:51

    The concept of Gravel Bikes has been around forever. In fact the earliest bicycles were Gravel Bikes, as they were designed to be ridden on rough tracks. There were none of these tarmac smoothed roads we are used to riding. It was either gravel, cobbles or other hard pack with a generally loose surface dressing. But recently the marketing.... More

    Gravel Bikes pt.1 - Hype and the happy sceptic

    Cris Towner | 18/12/2017 14:21:42

    The world of cycling is constantly being challenged with fancy new products that claim to be the next must have innovation that promise to transform your world... and the reality normally is that it’s just marketing BS best ignored. In my IT Architecture career we tracked new technology innovations through the “hype cycle” - the concept introduced by my good.... More

    My alpine ready SuperBike – 14.3lb of reliable loveliness

    Cris Towner | 21/11/2017 18:14:00

    Every year my old group of cycling pals and I convene in the Alps for a week of riding the mountains. We stay in the southern alps, on the boarder between the Rhone-Alp and the Haute-Provence area. The local Cols might sound modest as they are typically at 1500 mtrs but you'd be mistaken to think it's anything other than.... More

    Brand new, our spankingly gorgeous click & collect website

    Cris Towner | 21/11/2017 14:16:00

    Gosh! – we’ve talked about this for a long time, and finally it’s here.   Our website has taken allot to develop and build, and now we are finally ready to share it with you.  We are loading new products and info pretty much daily, so keep returning to explore our shop from the comfort of your own device. .... More