The Fawkes story actually begins some time ago – long before our doors even opened!
The passion for cycling begins with the exploits of our founders, Nigel and Mandy. Their cycling insight is rooted in elite performance and competition stretching back over 40 years – Mandy as a former Women's World Road Race Champion and Nigel previously competing as a rider in the Great Britain national team.
From this background, here at Fawkes Cycles, we can boast reliable and real-world expertise, that we'd love to share with you.
Almost forty years have passed since Mandy won the World Championship road race at Goodwood, but the significance of that victory and her career should not be forgotten. In the 1980s, Mandy was British cycling's tenacious world-beater, paving the way for the sport's modern stars without the backing that many enjoy today.
That hard-won expertise was put to good use when in 2007, after a period of working with Manchester’s brightest and best in cycling, Fawkes Cycles was opened in Oldham. It didn’t take us long to start plotting online expansion. Since 2009, we have existed purely on an online basis – offering cyclist a digital utopia and operated as the Fawkes Cycles family you know today.