The history of carbon road bikes Carbon fibre is the premier bike material of the 21st century and has come on a long way since manufacturers first started trying to use it back in the 70s. Although first used in the 1980s, it wasn’t until LeMond won the Tour de France on a carbon Look… Read more »
Have a look at our best sale road bikes and start 2019 on a new bike! If you’re not sure what type of road bike you need, have a read of our Road Bike Guide and then find out what size you need with our Sizing Guide. SPECIALIZED TARMAC EXPERT SL6 2018 ROAD BIKE – £2,250… Read more »
Save 15% on a Specialized Allez Sport 2019 – now only £722.50 Hurry! This price won’t last for long! 15% off 2019 bikes is only 27 – 31 Dec! Key Features: E5 alloy frame and full carbon fork making it 450g lighter than previous models Pro-quality Specialized Tarmac-inspired tapered head tube and steerer reinforce the… Read more »
Specialized S Works – back in stock! The S Works range is Specialized’s best of the best. Designed for professionals, these bikes are built to be the fastest, the best, the ultimate bike. “[The S-Works] is the absolute height of our design and engineering abilities, goals and aspirations” – Specialized And we’re pleased to announce… Read more »
Whether you know someone who road cycles for fun, for commuting or for fitness, read our gift guide for plenty of gift ideas. We’ve split this guide into price points to help you find a gift for every budget. As well as free UK delivery over £20, don’t forget, we offer faff-free returns so… Read more »
* Save 15% on all 2019 Giant Defy models (plus other 2019 bikes) until 31 December * The Giant Defy The Giant Defy has been a popular endurance road bike since it’s launch in 2008. In order to stay up with the competition and remain a great value and great performing bike, Giant has introduced… Read more »
Photo courtesy of Hans Vivek on Unsplash Winter Tyres If you’re planning to prepare your bike for wetter and perhaps thorn-strewn autumn and winter roads and trails, we hugely recommend the latest generation of better gripping, more puncture resistant 4-season tyres – instead of specialist winter tyres. The great thing about 4-season tyres is that… Read more »
Liv Bikes are designed by women, for women. Here are a few of our bestsellers, and with good reason.
Looking for a road bike that won’t break the bank? We’ve come up with a list of the best road bikes that you can get for under £1,000. The good news is that for £1,000 – you can get a lot of road bike for your money. In fact, you might not have to spend… Read more »
Cervélo S2 105 2018 Road Bike Increase that speed and upgrade to the Cervélo S2 105 aero road bike! BUY NOW Cervelo Bikes Launched in 1995, this Canadian bike manufacture design and build some of the fastest bikes around for both road cycling and racing. If you’re looking for a bike that performs in road… Read more »
Edinburgh Bicycle Coop keep a selection of demo bikes specifically for our customers to try out – and not just for the usual test ride around the block. You can arrange to hire a demo bike and take it out for the whole day (or the weekend) in its natural habitat, on road or off.
The Hebridean Way: add it to your cycling bucket list Since it’s Bike Week this week we have been thinking about epic cycle routes that everyone should go on. And if you’re thinking of taking on a cycling adventure, the Hebridean Way has got to be considered! It could be a solo expedition, a romantic break or… Read more »
The Benefits of Cycling There are many benefits of cycling. It’s better for the environment. It’s great for physical fitness. Not to mention the financial big plus if your ride a bike rather than run a car. However, to coincide with Mental Health Awareness Week, we’re talking mental health benefits. While we’re not saying that… Read more »
Cycling events are great fun, great for motivation, great for raising money for charity. Great for so many reasons! And luckily, there are so many cycling events being organised all over the country, you’re spoiled for choice. To help you choose the events that might suit you best, here’s our pick of the crop, based on… Read more »
Road bikes have come in all sorts of shapes and sizes over the past 100-plus years so finding the best road bike for you might seem overwhelming. Here’s one Cannondale did already, on the right. Today, the design has pretty much settled down, so at least 90% of today’s road bikes come in one of… Read more »