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Latest News & Updates at Cycles UK

January Lockdown – We are still open

Cycles UK | 06/01/2021 10:33:23

Bike shops are classed as an essential service so we are allowed to stay open during lockdown. However, to keep things safe for you, and for our staff, we will be restricting the number of customers in store at any time. If the store is busy you may be asked to queue outside. We will be asking all.... More

Tier 4, Last Shipping Dates and Christmas Opening Times

Cycles UK | 15/12/2020 17:10:14

Tier 4 Lockdown Bike shops are classed as an essential service so we are allowed to stay open in Tier 4. All our stores are open for 21st to 24th so if you need to collect a bike before Christmas there will be no issue. Please remember to wear a face covering and respect social distancing. .... More

Black Friday 2020

Cycles UK | 26/11/2020 15:21:17

2020 has been a very different year, and we have seen an unprecedented demand for bikes; as a result, we will not be running a traditional Black Friday. Cycles UK endeavours to offer you great deals and service no matter the time of year so for this Black Friday we have compiled some of our best offers for you.

Cycles UK Christmas Club Now Open

Cycles UK | 17/11/2020 15:56:37

Hey, we're still open and here to keep you riding. All our stores (with the exception of the Braintree store) are trading as usual. You can still visit the store's; masks must be worn and distancing measures apply, you can also shop online for home delivery or click and collect. Christmas club Bonfire night is behind.... More

2020 Christmas Cycling Gift Guide

Cycles UK | 10/11/2020 20:53:18

Cycling is popular in the UK; you probably know at least one person who rides. What better gift to get them than something for their favourite pass-time. We thought we'd help you out with a gift guide with a good range of items and prices for you to choose. STORAGE You'll need something stylish.... More

The Orbea Rise – Trail riding, only better

Cycles UK | 10/11/2020 20:10:29

Orbea brand is synonymous in the mountain bike arena, known for their inventive and empathetic approach to components and the build, coupled with attention to detail and design all the way to the paint job. 2021 Orbea Rise Electric Mountain Bike range has a strong concept behind it designed to expand your trail experience and bring you.... More

Autumn Lockdown – We will still be open

Cycles UK | 02/11/2020 16:52:02

UPDATE 4th November The government have now published a list of ‘Essential Retail’ and bike shops are on the list so we will not be closing for lockdown. The new Autumn lockdown is due to start on Thursday 5th November. Cycles UK shops will still be open (in some form) and our web.... More

What Winter cycling clothing do I need for road riding?

Cycles UK | 09/10/2020 08:42:06

If Cycling in winter is new to you, then you're wondering what Winter cycling clothing do I need, what winter cycling gloves should I get, and which winter cycling jacket is best for me? Longer road rides benefit from layering and having compact options to stuff in a jersey pocket or saddlebag. We've got a great.... More

What Winter cycling clothing do I need for my commute?

Cycles UK | 08/10/2020 17:20:33

If Cycling in winter is new to you, then you're wondering what Winter cycling clothing do I need, what winter cycling gloves should I get, and which winter cycling jacket is best for me? We've got a great range of clothing and accessories to keep you warm, safe, and dry and lots of guidance to help you.... More

The Best Bike Lights 2021

Cycles UK | 09/09/2020 14:59:55

We've gathered everything you need to enjoy your ride through autumn and winter on and off the road. Lights that ensure you can see and are seen we've covered the recommended lumen output for the type of ride you are doing, we've even covered the legal lighting basics when riding on the road. What lights.... More

Best Road Bikes Under £1000 for 2021

Cycles UK | 23/08/2020 17:42:29

£1000 has traditionally been a popular price point for new road bikes. Up last year, it was the limit for most cycle to work schemes and it will also get you a quality bike with decent running gear. If £1000 is a little out of your budget there are quite a few road bikes in the sub-£1000 bracket,.... More

Best Road bike under £750 for 2021

Cycles UK | 23/08/2020 16:27:35

Cycle to work scheme is available through most employers can help you spread the cost of a bike read more here Up last year, it was the limit for most cycle to work schemes. If you think you could spend a little more check out our guide to the Best Road bikes under £1000 for 2021 Pretty.... More

Who are Orbea Bikes?

Cycles UK | 23/08/2020 14:46:58

Cycles UK is proud to announce we are stocking the Orbea Brand bicycles for 2021. Orbea pronounced Or-bay-ah is named after the brothers who founded it in 1840 initially to manufacture rifles and guns. Orbea has been making bikes since the early 1930s and winning Tour de France stages for just as long. Not forgetting Orbea bikes.... More

On Ya Bike – Simple ways to customise your bike

Cycles UK | 07/08/2020 08:09:18

Recently we wrote about how to look after your bike and gave you practical and stylish looks for you to wear/use when on your bike. We know a lot of people are getting bikes out of sheds to exercise and commute. The government has launched the fix your bike scheme which enables you to apply for a £50.... More

Fix Your Bike Vouchers Accepted at Cycles UK

Cycles UK | 28/07/2020 07:29:38

All Cycles UK stores are able to accept the new government £50 Fix Your Bike vouchers. You can apply for a £50 voucher from the Energy Saving Trust who are looking after the scheme for the government. Please Book Ahead With the recent boom in cycling our workshops are very busy at the.... More