Hi All. That was a rather damp day putting out the Sportive Long loop!!! You get to ride through some pretty scenery, let’s hope the weather holds off and you can actually see it instead of squinting through the rain Looking at the weather forecast I think we can expect some showers so come prepared…… […]

Becoming a part of the cycling family involves a few important initiations. One of them is a zero-speed fall when getting used to clipless, or clip-in, pedals. Fear of this fall often haunts the uninitiated, preventing them from taking the plunge and opting for clipless pedals, but in the long run, we know most of […]

Fixing a puncture is a skill that every cyclist needs to master to be self-sufficient on the roads. It’s not something anyone is born knowing how to do innately (yet) – so there are a lot of videos online showing you just how to do that. Outsider Magazine decided that wanted to make their version […]

Summer is just around the corner, and we’re almost into peak riding season. With months of (hopefully) sunny weekends stretched ahead of us, now is the time to start plotting in some goal rides to aim for. Selecting a challenge ride is a great way to motivate yourself to get out there and rack up […]

We are proud to be working in partnership with Great Britain’s most decorated Olympian to inspire a new generation of cycling stars. A variety of brand new HOY bikes for future medal winners are now available to pre-order, and they will be in stores very soon. HOY Tour 2014 To celebrate the launch of the new […]

The cycling world is a vast one – we know our customers are just as varied, and ride a great variety of different bikes. We cater for every type of rider, but we thought we’d have a little fun with a ‘battle of the bikes’ competition.  With new and exciting 2014 bikes arriving in our […]

The Scottish Borders are full of amazing roads and trails which are just begging to be a playground for your tyres. Roadies visiting the area are advised to try out the Four Abbeys Way – a 55-mile route linking four ruined abbeys, ascending and descending some beautiful stretches of tarmac along the way. Those who […]

Towards the end of last year, we set out with a very special mission: to find out what women want (from their bike shop). Cycling has a history of being a male dominated sport, but we know that more and more women are getting on their bikes, so we wanted to make sure that we’re […]

Wednesday 7th May 2014 will mark the beginning of the first ever UCI International stage race for women in the UK. The Friend’s Life Women’s Tour kicks off next week, with 5 days of racing, covering just under 500km’s of UK roads. The five stages will take place in the East Midlands and East Anglia, […]

We know a lot of our customers out there will enjoy a wide range of sports. As well as stocking bikes and everything you need to ride, we also have a wide range of triathlon gear for those who like to run and swim, too. However, at heart we’re all about two wheels, and though […]