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22 Feb, 2022

A Tale of Two Wheels: Building a Bike for my Wife


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Ellie’s Week Cycling in Gran Canaria


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21 Jan, 2022

Breaking In Whyte's T-160 RS


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Breaking In Whyte's T-160 RS

Breaking In Whyte's T-160 RS

Out the box the T-160 is ready to party. I went for the RS model, having received the V1 model it came with the Rockshox Lyrik Select+ Fork and Super Deluxe shock. The gearing and brakes is SRAM all round, with CODE R 4pot brakes and GX Eagle gearing. The wheels are also pretty impressive. Using Whyte's own hubs laced into RaceFace Arc-30 rims they come up very light for an OEM wheel. I can't vouch for they're durability due to sticking the DT-Swiss wheels from my hardtail on right away, but I Read More

Whyte Hybrid Bikes Explained

Whyte Hybrid Bikes Explained

Whyte have been a long standing favourite brand here in the shop, with each one of our staff having owned at least 1 Whyte bike. As a brand they are based in the UK meaning their bikes are built specifically for our terrain and climate making them an excellent choice for Urban riding or daily commuting. Read More

BlackRideDay 2021

BlackRideDay 2021

Black Rideday 2021 felt extra special this year, with everything that has happened in the world recently it was nice to finally let our hair down and have a great day with all our staff doing what we do best, riding bikes! Read More

The Ultimate Road Bike?

The Ultimate Road Bike?

The Synapse Carbon perfectly blends practicality, speed and style. Ideal for long rides and sportifs, as well as a reliable winter training bike. Keep reading to find out why we believe the Cannondale Synapse Carbon really is the Ultimate Road Bike. Read More

The Genesis Fugio

The Genesis Fugio

It had been 18 months of cycling without drop bars since I sold my beloved Glencoe gravel bike. 18 months of trying to turn a 29er mountain bike into a do-it-all mountain and gravel bike. And after much fiddling about with various wheel and tyre combinations (and even trying to fit a set of drop bars) it didn’t really work out. Read More