Buyer's Guides

Introduction to: Trail bikes

In this article, we’re going to focus on trail bikes – what they are, their distinct features as well as a few pointers to help you find the perfect model.

20 February 2020

Review: Elite Suito Smart Turbo Trainer

Arriving on your doorstep all but ready to ride, the Elite Suito has, on paper, all the credentials to deliver a fun, engaging ride. We flipped the lid and gave one a go for ourselves.
13 February 2020

Review: Orbea Occam 2020

Waving goodbye to 27.5” wheels, the Occam in 2020 is now a mid-travel 29er, designed for a multitude of uses. The bike was released to much acclaim in the summer of 2019, so we thought it was high time we got our hands on one to see what all the fuss was about.

30 January 2020

Review: Marin Alpine Trail

Righto! Who’s dreaming of a new big-wheel, long-travel full suspension enduro bike. You are? Then wake up and feast your eyes on the Alpine Trail platform from Marin, a bunch of riders who know a thing or two about creating fun off-road.

16 January 2020

Christmas gift guide 2019

If you’ve been asking ‘What do you want for Christmas?’ for the last two months and have gotten nowhere, you might be starting to get a bit of a panic on about your pressies this year. We’re not saying that Christmas should be all about what’s under the tree, but you still want to get them something they’ll like.

29 November 2019

Electric folding bikes buyer's guide

The convenience of electrical assistance combined with the benefits of the fold – we do like an electric folding bike here at Cycle Republic. Our buyers guide will help you find the right one for you.

19 September 2019

Bike lights: Key questions answered

We’ve taken some frequently asked questions about bike lights and given you a concise answer to each.

12 September 2019

First look: Brompton Explore Edition

A Brompton specifically designed to bust out of the city and head off the beaten track. Read on to find out more. 

4 September 2019