Reviews are often maligned within the industry, generally for being terribly generic or biased. I’ve never tried to write one before and just attempting to put some basic thoughts down it quickly became apparent why they seem so generic. It’s also resulted in a three part “first ride” review that’s taken nearly two weeks to […]

Pinnacle bikes are designed by our in-house product manager James Olsen who has helped the brand go from strength-to-strength over the last few years. With 5-star customer reviews and magazine test wins, Pinnacle bikes are one to consider if you’re after great value for money and reliable performance. The tastefully minimal range of city bikes […]

In just over one week we’re launching a brand new store in Sheffield. The youngest addition to our fleet of shops across the UK will open on Saturday 9th February, and we’re celebrating with opening offers, some fantastic competitions and the chance for five people to win £100 vouchers. The store in Queens Road (S23DH) […]

It’s been over two years now since Garmin released the famous Garmin Edge 500 and 800 GPS bike navigation units. They’ve become huge successes and the emergence of Strava definitely gave them another push. When it comes to gadgets, two and a half years is quite long period between old and new models, but all good […]

The Cobalt models are a bit more leisure-orientated/mixed terrain focused than the Neon and Lithium models that have  the urban commuter and tarmac firmly within their sights. With 63mm travel suspension forks up front and efficient full-size 700c wheels shod with high-volume 45c tyres, the Cobalt models prioritize comfort over speed and are designed for […]

Last years’ Dolomite and Gabbro models were widely regarded as the ideal bikes for an introduction to the world of drop bar road bikes, offering great value for money with reliable/dependable specs. With some clever additions to the range there’s greater choice and even better value to be had. On the riding front we’ve tweaked […]

We’ve made some big changes to the 2012 Pinnacle range and whilst the bikes share the same names as the previous year and make look visually similar there’s a lot more going on than meets the eye. In these series of blogposts we’ll take each series and look in-depth at the main features and changes. […]

In the short week between Flanders and Paris-Roubaix BMC launched a brand new road platform to the world’s cycling press on the Belgian cobbles. Heralded by many as their ‘Classics bike’ – the much-revered and iconic Spring Classics series of 1-day races take place on notoriously tough terrain, testing both rider and bike to the […]

  The new kid on the block in terms of computerised training partners, the MotoACTV is brushing shoulders with the likes of Polar and Garmin, but brings to the table its own all singing, all dancing features. Capable of syncing a playlist with your workout, this new high flier in the fitness industry fuses sport […]

We’ve all felt the first kiss of the spring this weekend – it was magnificent, riding in shorts for the first time this year was great. Often the first warm ride of the season reveals shortcomings in fitness and sometimes in gear. We have teamed up with a couple of great brands to give you […]

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