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About Robert Wade and Peter Bird

We have over 35 years of experience in building bespoke bicycles and tandems and have won many awards for our designs and craftsmanship. Peter originally trained as a goldsmith in London's Hatton Garden and his skills can be seen in the silver head badges and number plates of our frames. A lot of our modern work is using stainless steel tubing, while the combined experiences and wealth of accumulated knowledge we have is used in our teaching and also in the repair and renovation of classic frames.

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We specialise in stainless steel frame tubing construction and polishing. Designing bicycles and tandems as well as correct sizing and fitting of bicycles for clients. Repairing and renovating classic and vintage bicycles. We also offer training courses for clients wishing to learn how to build their own frame.
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Swallow Bespoke Bicycles
High Street, Coalport

Recent bespoke bicycle build

Fully fillet brazed bespoke frame – Swallow name and logo in gold leaf.

All of our frames are made-to-measure for each customer.  This provides the optimum fit and comfort and therefore make the rider very efficient.

Every joint on the frame is hand filed to give an overal smooth finish- so much so that sometimes our steel frames have been mistaken for moulded carbon fibre