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By Lawrence Bywater 12 October 2018
Steel is real: The 2019 Genesis Croix de Fer

Steel is real: The 2019 Genesis Croix de Fer

One bike, many disguises. The original steel-frame utility bike, the Croix de Fer from British bike brand Genesis, is able to turn its hand to just about any type of riding.

By Lawrence Bywater 10 October 2018
Smart turbo training: A how to

Smart turbo training: A how to

Smart turbos have transformed mind numbing training sessions into a fun, interactive riding experience. If you’re not sure what all the clamour is, this guide highlights what makes these turbos 'smart' and the things you should consider if you're looking to purchase one for yourself. 

By Lawrence Bywater 27 September 2018
On the 2019 Orbea menu

On the 2019 Orbea menu

It was all the way back in 1840 that brothers, Juan Manuel, Mateo and Caimiro Orbea first began manufacturing products in the Basque country. Their wares back then were not of the two-wheeled kind but in fact ornate, highly desirable pistols. Fast forward to 2018 and the same dedication, expertise and attention to manufacturing is ploughed into highly prized bicycles instea

By Lawrence Bywater 25 September 2018 No comments
Electric Mountain Bikes Buyer’s Guide

Electric Mountain Bikes Buyer’s Guide

Electric mountain bikes have tended to get a bit of a bad rep but we’re not really sure why! After all, mountain biking is about having fun and what’s not exciting about enjoying the ascents as well as the descents? In this guide we’ll take you through the things you should consider when it comes to purchasing an e-MTB of your own.

By Lawrence Bywater 23 August 2018 No comments
What happens at a Boardman Performance Centre session?

What happens at a Boardman Performance Centre session?

It’s been an extremely busy last twelve months for the Boardman Bikes team. Hot on the heels of a new range release, the Boardman Performance Centre has recently thrown open its doors to the public.

By Lawrence Bywater 14 August 2018
Up close with the Giro Aether MIPS

Up close with the Giro Aether MIPS

There’s a new helmet at the top of the Giro tree, the Aether MIPS. After we managed to steal a quick glance at Eurobike, in this blog we take a closer look at the new features of a helmet that has been three years in the making.

By Lawrence Bywater 8 August 2018
How to go bikepacking

How to go bikepacking

Packing some essentials, throwing your leg over a top tube and heading out for an adventure isn’t exactly a new concept, and yet whether it’s a single day ride, a weekend, a week or longer, bikepacking is growing in popularity. But what is it? Do you need a specific bike? What gear should you take? Load up and read on.

By Lawrence Bywater 10 July 2018
5 new bikes from Eurobike 2018

5 new bikes from Eurobike 2018

Traditionally Eurobike marks the start of the next year’s bike season and with this year’s show in July instead of August, bicycle brands have released their 2019 models even earlier! In this post, we’re going to take you through five models you’ll be seeing in our shops and our website soon!