Our friend, Steve Coombes, has recently gone solo and now provides a great skills instruction and guided ride service across Dorset and Hampshire! Here is a snippet from his website, skillsandtrails.co.uk Teaching you the core mountain bike skills to ride off road and tackle technical trails with confidence… I can provide beginners and improvers mountain bike[…]
Worth a quick watch for the tech heads!
The Giant Defy 1 featured in February 2012 Cycling Plus – and the all-new AluxX aluminium Giant blew some big contenders (including a carbon competitor) out of the water. “Superbly rersponsive yet fluid ride backed up with an excellent spec for the money – 4.5 stars”
Stock of the new Giant Contact Switch Seatpost due in very shortly. limited numbers, grab yours quick! limited to 30.9 tubes, but a huge bargain at £159!! Giant’s new Contact Switch seatpost features in September’s MBR Magazine – and tester Paul Burwell is a big fan! “For the money it’s hard to fault the Contact[…]
New Service! We can now service and Repair Rockshox Reverb Seatposts on site! Most spares kept on site too, so there shouldn’t be long waits for parts! No need to send them away, unless you want to send them to us! See the Rockshox Reverb Servicing Pricelist
GIANT P-SLR1 AERO WHEEL SYSTEM WINS CYCLING WEEKLY AERO WHEEL TEST! “the Giant P-SLR 1‘s are a clear winner” Cycling Weekly got hold of Giant’s new P-SLR 1 Aero wheelsystem as soon as they arrived in the UK; and that was the last we saw of them for some time! What resulted is one of the[…]
We say dry lube all year round. It’s cleaner, and helps your drivetrain to last longer, especially where we live, by the sea. See what Bike Magic have to say. – Wet or Dry?
Winterising your bike – Riding – BIKEmagic. Still want to ride your bike through the snow and ice? Here are some pointers Spike up your riding in the snow As sub-zero temperatures embrace the country one might think riding a bike would be low down the list of priorities, right under stocking up with tinned[…]
From Giant UK: “I’m looking for a kids bike for Christmas, where should I start?” If you are looking for a girls bike or boys bike this Christmas, we’ve created some kids bike buying tips to help you choose the right bike – after all there’s nothing more disappointing for a young rider than getting[…]
With more and more younger people getting into BMX and older ones getting back into it, we are getting asked more frequently about the different types of BMX Bottom brackets out there. This isn’t a finite list, but should give a great idea. If you want to add something, put it in the comments and[…]
Great New website. If you are out on a ride and need a good Cafe. This is the place to look. http://www.patisseriecyclisme.co.uk/
Finally we have an answer to one of the most frequently asked questions in the shop. Namely: “Am I allowed to use my lights on flashing mode?” Well now, the DVLA have issued some proper guidelines, and hopefully the manufacturers will (if they’re not already) produce their lights within them. Fortunately, the Police use their[…]