A new retro cycle shop in the heart of the Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site

Classic brands

Cycles Mercier is a french bike company that supplied bikes to the professional peloton for 50 years from 1933 - 1983.
A list of the professional teams is below.
1933 – 1953: Mercier – Hutchinson
1954 – 1969: Mercier – BP – Hutchinson
1970 – 1971: Fagor – Mercier
1972 – 1976: Gan – Mercier
1977 – 1978: Miko – Mercier – Hutchinson
1979 – 1981: Miko – Mercier – Vivagel
1982 – 1983: Coop – Mercier – Mavic



Bianchi bicycles have multiple Grand tour winners including Fausto Coppi, Felice Gimondi and Marco Pantani. The famous celeste green evokes memories of heroic winners of yesteryear.


Our Store in the 1924 Building on Campbell Street in Belper

The Merchant of Velo is a modern take on a vintage bike shop mixing old and new to create a welcoming vibe. We sell retro and vintage bikes, retro jerseys and cycling gifts and merchandise from independent suppliers. We love bikes, music and coffee so please pop in for a look and chat all things cycling.


Please get in touch

Unit 2 The 1924 Building, Campbell Street, Belper. Derbyshire DE56 1AP