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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!

By Lawrence Bywater 9 July 2018
5 new accessories from Eurobike 2018

5 new accessories from Eurobike 2018

From huge brands, to smaller, more niche companies, Eurobike in Germany is always the place to seehot new products. 2018 has been no different and we’ve spotted plenty of new product releases. Here’s five accessories that got us salivating as we trawled the halls.

By Lawrence Bywater 5 July 2018 No comments
New Garmin Edge Explore

New Garmin Edge Explore

For the past year Garmin have been methodically revamping their range of GPS cycling computers. After releasing the big daddy, the Edge 1030, in late 2017 quickly followed by the Edge 130 and Edge 520 plus in early 2018, Garmin have today announced another new model, the Garmin Edge Explore.

By Lawrence Bywater 26 June 2018
Behind the scenes at Lapierre

Behind the scenes at Lapierre

French savoir-faire. That’s Lapierre. Founded by Monsieur Gaston Lapierre in Dijon, the company has been manufacturing desirable bikes since 1946.

By Lawrence Bywater 24 May 2018
Meet Dirty Wknd

Meet Dirty Wknd

London’s first fun and social cycling club. We sat down with Dirty Wknd founder, David Bavin to learn more about the club and why you could be their next member. 

By Lawrence Bywater 20 May 2018 No comments
Living with an e-bike

Living with an e-bike

So far we’ve covered what ebikes are, what they’re for and what features you should look for, but what about the reality, what’s it actually like to own one? 

By Lawrence Bywater 18 May 2018 No comments
How to go tubeless

How to go tubeless

As the name implies, a tubeless setup does not require an inner tube. A tubeless specifc tyre and a tubeless specific wheel rim form an airtight seal, keeping the system inflated.