What are the things that I look for in a road bike? Fit for purpose: That is, the bike needs to be suitable for the style of riding that I will be doing. In this case, the Specialized Ruby Comp is ideal for longer, endurance and sportive style rides. Read on to find out what […]

Can’t keep an eye on social media all the time but want to be kept updated on the latest new product and service additions to our stores, warehouse and website every week? No problem! Once a week we highlight the best of ‘What’s New’ in our round-up. This week we have a new mini GPS cycling computer from Lezyne, handpumps […]

RIDE INTRO RIDE IT is returning to Somerset on the weekend of the 8th and 9th August for two days of sportives. With 4 route distances ranging from 14 to 89 miles and different routes each day you can choose to ride as little or as much as you want. We’ll be based from Priddy, […]

When it comes to strain-free cycling – a bike pannier can be the perfect companion. But who exactly needs one? We all like to take the weight off our shoulders. By letting your bike, rather than your back, take the weight of your kit – a good bike pannier makes for a far more enjoyable […]

Brompton bags are sleek, stylish and practical – just like the bikes themselves. Here’s our pick of some of the best. Stylish, sleek and extremely portable, Brompton provides the ultimate in bike design. And there’s no better accessory to pair with your fold-up cycle than a smart, durable bag. Brompton bags come in a range […]

Osprey backpacks offer bags of features for all kinds of riders – here are just some of our favourites. Osprey backpacks are not just high-quality and easy on the eye, they offer loads of excellent features for cyclists too. Here are just some of the reasons we love them. They’re perfect for cyclists Many Osprey […]

When transporting your bikes along speedy motorways, you need to know they’re in the best of hands. Settle for nothing less than the Saris Bones range Let’s be honest. If you’ve not done it before, the thought of strapping bikes to the back of your car and speeding off into the sunset is a little […]

Is eMTB a new cycling discipline here to stay or just a short-lived trend? Tom-Wilson-North shares his thoughts after a recent trial run on his local trails in the French Alps…   Yesterday I went mountain biking with a friend after work. I hadn’t been biking in a while, and wasn’t feeling particularly fit, but once on […]

“The total number of passengers carried during 2013/14 was 1.265 billion – making it the world’s 11th busiest metro” This is according to a recent article on the London underground on the Telegraph - and a large percentage of this number is, of course, made up of commuters, using the tube to get to and from work daily. It’s […]

In the following piece we look at why female riders might what to buy a women’s road bike, at what makes a great female-specific bike and discuss the growing range of high-spec models.   by Fiona Outdoors   A bike made to fit a woman is a great idea, isn’t it? After all, compared to men, the average […]