The new normal, a COVID-19 update

To tackle the spread of COVID-19, cafes, pubs and sit-in restaurants have been closed. However, you'll be pleased to know that our cycle cafes are still functioning as workshops, should you need to have your bike fixed.

More tips for a comfortable ride…

Following on from Brendon's guest post, we thought it would be a good opportunity to offer up a few tips for tweaking your bike setup for optimum comfort. We've been there. Nobody likes to have their ride ruined by pain and discomfort caused by an ill-fitting bike, but sometimes a few subtle tweaks are all that... Continue Reading →

Hydration on the bike

Hydration at any time of year is vital for not just the enjoyment of your ride, but also your overall state of health. Many of us struggle to drink enough water during the day & often overlook just how vital adequate hydration is for everything else in your life. However, as the weather improves, the... Continue Reading →

Recovering from a long ride…

A long ride can be tremendously satisfying, not least because you often get to see some wonderful things, but also because you know that your efforts will have taken you a step further along your path to a stronger, fitter version of you. However, your body needs to recover in order for you to experience... Continue Reading →

Commuting by bike & weight loss…

In news that will surprise nobody, this week another study has found that people who don't drive to work stay slimmer. Up there with such profound questions as "do bears defecate in the woods?" and "if a tree falls in the forest and there's nobody around to hear it, does it make a sound?" the... Continue Reading →

Climbing Hills

Hills are awesome. No, seriously, they are. They are bite-size challenges that provide instant feedback on how fit you are now and are a good measure of how far you have progressed. Let's face it, not many of us have the time to put in 200km+ rides week-in, week-out, so it's difficult to judge your progress... Continue Reading →

Planning your route…

Whether you are planning to take on a 100-mile adventure or just trying to get to work, knowing the best route to take can be a challenge. Local knowledge is invaluable and asking around your local bike shops is a good place to start for that. We may also be able to help or at... Continue Reading →

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