If you have read our article about choosing female cycle shorts then you may well have been intrigued by the bib shorts that offer easier access for bathroom stops.   by Fiona Outdoors   It’s one of those frustrating things about cycling in bib shorts for women. While bib shorts are super-comfy, they do cause […]

What is it about the combination of cycling and Italy that seems to create such emotion? Whether it’s cycling events such as the Giro d’Italia or L’Eroica, or legendary riders such as Fausto Coppi right up to today’s hero Vincenzo Nibali, a little bit of Italian influence can turn anything pedal-powered into something magical. Cycle […]

When I was asked to shoot a couple of lifestyle images for the brand new FWE clothing range, I jumped at the chance; not just because I actually really love my job, but because it gave me the opportunity to try out some brand new kit, rope in my girlfriend Danni (who’s a dab hand with […]

The next few sentences are likely to sound really corny to anyone who doesn’t believe in love at first sight and possibly even to those who do. Let’s face it, even I was a cynic before this particular day. It was August last year, when my team and I paid a visit to the world’s biggest bicycle trade show, […]

With the news of UCI finally introducing disc brakes for road racing from 2017, the time feels right to be joining the debate and to share my personal experience based on 10,000 km on Shimano’s platform and almost ten months of day to day use.   Many manufacturers (and hence our customers) have long been using cable-operated disc brakes on their road or […]

One of your greatest enemies when you are riding your bike is your head. We don’t mean this metaphorically – your head accounts for a huge amount of the frontal area of a rider’s profile, and thus accounts for much of the majority of aerodynamic drag created. Aerodynamic drag is air resistance attributed to an […]

This month’s winning customer review was written by Ellie, who took the Pearl Izumi Women’s Pro Softshell 180 Jacket for a spin…  Ellie was given the jacket as a Christmas present, she’s a regular commuter and rated it well for its comfort and stylish design…  “My husband bought me this at Christmas and although it’s […]

We’ve got loads of amazing offers in our January sale – and our sale bikes, clothing and accessories have been flying out of the warehouse  at an alarming rate – so you best get in quick if you want to enjoy the offers. There are a few items that we’ve reduced well below their rrp. Sizes […]

We’re half way through January and the sale offers are still going strong with fantastic deals across the range. Kitting up in the sale gives you the opportunity to buy some really high quality gear that will pass the test of time – and that certainly applies to clothing. Here’s a look at 10 of […]

The new 2015 bike models are in – and the good news is that means that 2014 bikes have all had their prices slashed.  We’ve got thousands of bikes reduced in our January sale – and you can take out finance on any bike over £500, bringing the deals even closer to your grasp. Here’s […]

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