LAST UPDATED 31ST JANUARY 2019 It’s the perfect season to get out and about on a little cycling adventure, but there’s no need to overdo it. Most of us want to be back in one piece for Monday morning. Our hand-picked selection of kit below will not only get you out on your mini adventure,… Read more »
Unlike a ‘traditional’ bicycle where you can see the gears on the outside of the back wheel, the Nexus 8 Hub has all of the gears safely tucked away inside a sort of ‘drum’. We asked our Ged what makes Nexus 8 hub gears so great.
Last Updated 1st February 2019 If you own a car and a bike, a boot rack is often the easiest and least expensive way to combine the two, so you can take your bicycle(s) with you to events, trail centres, holidays and the like. When it comes to car boot racks, manufacturers seem to come… Read more »
LAST UPDATED 31ST JANUARY 2019 Feedback Sports Pro Elite Workstand [No Longer in Stock] Shop all workstands and storage accessories> Like the perfect bike, this workstand impresses straight out of the box. When you open the silver-coloured clamp to release the tripod legs, you’ll know from its solid feel and perfect action that this is… Read more »
CamelBak are famed for inventing the reservoir in a rucsac concept in the early 1990s. Back then, a Camelbak’s ability to hold up to three litres of water was revolutionary. This innovation banished anxiety that you would run out of drink on near-any day ride you might go this side of the Sahara. CamelBak Skyline… Read more »
LAST UPDATED 23 JANUARY 2019 The latest front bags from Brompton display their penchant for cleverly engineered design solutions that recall the ingenuity of their bike’s famous fast fold. With a Brompton Front Carrier Block fitted to the head tube of the bike, as shown here, your Brompton is ready to carry any of the bags… Read more »
It’s the final day of our Countdown to Spring! Enter below, and good luck… Shop Tools and Maintenance
Welcome to Day Four of our Countdown to Spring giveaway, where we’re giving away one surprise cycling gift every day until the 28th of February! Good luck… Shop Bicycle Pumps
This automatic bicycle chain lubricator promises up to 12 Watt power gain, 15% improvement in efficiency and it maximises drivetrain longevity. Here’s how it works: The more than marginal gains offered by this automatic chain lube system has inspired professional team Orica-Scott (previously Orica BikeExchange) to fit it to their bikes for the 2017 season.… Read more »
In 2017 Giant, upgraded every bike in their £2K-plus Advanced Pro range of road bikes with tubeless tyres. When the world’s biggest bike company takes such a bold step, the case for tubeless tyres on quality road bikes becomes harder to resist. A tubeless tyre has a reinforced bead and is usually kept in place… Read more »
You’re thinking of upgrading your bike with a new gizmo but you can’t be bothered fitting it. Then take advantage of Free Fitting February! For the rest of this month we’ll be waiving our normal fitting on any accessories you buy from us. For instance: Planning an adventure? Check out the range of bags, racks… Read more »
This blog is the first in a series on tried and tested bicycle equipment that has been around for years and deserves the accolade, Modern Classic. To earn Modern Classic status, we decided that the bike or cycling equipment must have been around for at least 10 years and to have been used, enjoyed and… Read more »
This month in Bill’s Rescue Centre we’re looking forward to giving a home to 3 x Mog the Muc Off Mug, who’s eager to please with cups of tea but is also liable to collect pencils on your desk. Enter on the form below.
None of these tools should be used on your bike. Particularly the meat hook. Bruntsfield shop mechanic Gordon’s bicycle maintenance tips went down really well last week, so we asked him which tools he packed every ride. Gordon recommended: Tyre levers like these: Help remove your tyre if (when) you get a puncture. A mini… Read more »
If you own a decent road bike and you want to make it better, the most profound upgrade we’d recommend for most riders is a good set of wheels. That’s why we are proud to announce that from 2017 we are expanding our range from THE bicycle wheel company – Mavic. Mavic were the first… Read more »