Hand crafted British bicycles

Assembled, checked and completed by our experts in New Zealand.

A very personal buying experience

This is about enriching your life. That's our goal.

We love life in Slow Motion

Now, how we live our lives is more important than ever.

Colours and styles that reflect your personality

Reliability, durability and beauty combined.

Quality components mastered over generations

We believe that the best products should last a lifetime.

In our Greytown emporium or online

Every little detail matters , because that's what you care about.

Beautiful British design combined with award-winning technology convinced us to add the incredible Wisper Wayfarer Step-through to the curated collection of bicycles we are pleased to offer our customers.

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Home comforts are now more important than ever

At Backwell and Sons, we are very clear on the bad news associated with everything that’s going on. And there is nothing we can add to that. But we thought, where possible, we’d look for a silver lining. We’ve always sought out beautifully designed, quality products that enhance our lives; those that we believe our customers will appreciate - and that’s more important now than ever before. How you feel about what you own is just as important as the purpose it was designed for.

Stay warm

We noticed it’s getting a little chilly in the mornings here in Greytown so instead of turning up the power, we throw on the wool. These beautiful 100% new wool throws are made in England and come in a range of colourways.

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Stay calm

Our handcrafted soy candles from California bring a sense of the rustic outdoors with Woodlands or Campfire scents while you are stuck inside. And since it’s harvest time, maybe add a little fresh Apple Cinnamon to your room.

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Stay manly

Guys? Now is the perfect time to grow a beard. If it doesn’t work out, you can take it off before you head back to the office. But if you are going to grow it, tame it. Our incredible Duke Cannon range of men’s scents, balms, soaps and beard maintenance products are exclusive to us in NZ.

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Stay clean

Hand sanitisers can be harsh on your skin but we have these wonderful Mrs Meyers hand soaps and lotions that are attracting a big fan base here in Greytown. Imported from the US and available in an attractive range of botanical scents.

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Stay thoughtful

Now is the time to write your book, get those screen play notes down, a poem, a stand up comedy set or just a creative to do list. Capture the genius as it comes to you in a Baron Fig notebook. We got them from New York before, um, this all happened.

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Stay playful

Good parents know that teaching children how to play Blackjack or Poker early in life will give them the skills they need to succeed. Now’s your chance. Bicycle Playing Cards are the best in the world and come in a range of entertaining themes.

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Stay active

Stretch, do sit ups, breath some fresh air and if you can do it safely, run, walk or ride. It’s critical for your physical and mental health. Any movement is better than being stuck to a screen all day. Reserve your favourite Pashley bicycle now, talk to us about it on the phone, and we’ll get it all ready to deliver to you personally, as soon as it’s safe to do so.

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WATCH VIDEO

Almost every Pashley bicycle or tricycle can be electrified and still retain its beauty! See it perform on trails, up hills ... just about anywhere!

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