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Latest News & Updates at Cycles UK

Home Delivery on Bikes Temporarily Suspended

Cycles UK | 18/04/2020 08:27:33

Updated 11th May We have lifted the click and collect restriction on a limited number of bikes and will start shipping again from today. Order volumes remain very high and we are still experiencing delays getting stock from our suppliers. We are therefore quoting a 14 day lead time on all items. .... More

Free Servicing and Commuting Gear for NHS Staff

Cycles UK | 03/04/2020 11:13:35

Here at Cycles UK, we want to do what we can to help our community. Following government advice we have kept our workshops open to keep your bikes running. This is to help people commuting by bike and to  help you stay safe and healthy taking your daily exercise. Our focus is on key workers, and what.... More

Cycling Challenges For When We Are Allowed Back Outside

Cycles UK | 25/03/2020 17:08:19

It's going to be essential to keep fit and healthy these upcoming weeks. We all know exercise isn't just good for you physically but mentally too. Getting enough may not be as easy as usual, but it will be vital to helping you stay healthy and not lose those months or hard-earned gains. We were thinking it.... More

Coronavirus Update - 24th March

Cycles UK | 24/03/2020 09:02:00

Updated 24th March 2020 Workshops and Website Are Open Following the most recent government announcement we have changed how we are operating. Bicycle shops are specifically mentioned twice in the government guidance on which retail shops can remain open. The same guidance also says online businesses should carry on. Workshops Remain.... More

2020 Road Bikes for Beginners

Cycles UK | 13/03/2020 14:53:12

Starting to Road ride can seem full of pitfalls and overwhelming information, but primarily road bikes for beginners need to do a couple of things. They need to be fast enough to keep up on group rides, well made to see you through at least a couple of years of riding and be comfortable and stable enough to.... More

Best 2020 Road bike’s under £1000

Cycles UK | 13/03/2020 14:28:27

£1000 has traditionally been an accessible price point for road bikes. Up until recently, it was the limit for most cycle to work schemes. You can still get a great quality road bike with a choice of styles and equipment for £1000. Pretty much all the road bikes at this price point will come with an aluminium frame.... More

A Lighter, More Connected Electric Bike – Meet the new Specialized Turbo Levo SL

Cycles UK | 10/02/2020 08:50:01

Specialized are one of the few manufacturers on the market making their own electric bike systems. Pretty much everyone else uses the same Bosch or Shimano motors, batteries and display units. Designing their own motors, batteries and software allows Specialized to do things a little differently and their latest innovation is the Turbo Levo SL. Most electric.... More

Go Exploring with the Bontrager Adventure Range

Cycles UK | 03/02/2020 16:30:04

Gravel riding and bike packing are super popular at the moment and Bontrager have just launched a new range of Adventure clothing and bags. Both are aimed at riders who want to explore, rather than race, and want to look stylish doing it. The range includes Adventure shorts for both men and women. They are outer shorts.... More

2020 Cannondale Electric Bikes Range Guide

Cycles UK | 01/02/2020 09:56:42

Cannondale have been making electric bikes for a couple of years but for 2020 they have hugely increased their range. Cannondale are now making electric bikes for virtually all kinds of cycling including road, mountain, touring and commuting. We have demo bikes available for a lot of the 2020 Cannondale electric range so you can test.... More

Meet Sirrus X – a genre busting flat-bar gravel bike

Cycles UK | 31/01/2020 10:12:16

When we heard that Specialized were planning to stop making their Crosstrail bikes the reaction was that it was a bit ‘brave’. The Crosstrail has been one of Specialized’s best-selling bikes for years, and one of our best-selling bikes at Cycles UK. The replacement for the Crosstrail is the new Sirrus X which takes the idea of ‘hybrid’.... More

Reasons to ride a bike

Cycles UK | 17/01/2020 16:16:49

what are the reasons to ride a bike? It's an important question because the strength of the answer dictates how easily you can be dissuaded. Is there a better time than a new year to review the reasons to ride and how to overcome the reasons we don't. I recently read an article which echoes what.... More

Best 2020 Gravel Bikes Under £1000

Cycles UK | 11/12/2019 13:09:59

Gravel bikes are THE in-thing in cycling and have been on the rise for the last couple of years. Initially developed for unpaved roads in the States gravel bikes have become popular in the UK due to their versatility. Gravel bikes will glide over the roughest UK country lanes, will be happy on old railway lines and canal.... More

Christmas Delivery cut offs & Exchanges

Cycles UK | 11/12/2019 10:23:49

Exchanges Great news if you're buying Christmas presents from us, we have up to a 90-day returns window* so no need to panic. *Click here to read our returns page for all terms and conditions  Deliveries within the UK Orders need to be placed before the 19/12/19 to ensure they.... More

Cycling Gifts under £20

Cycles UK | 06/12/2019 12:14:27

Cycling is popular in the UK; you probably know at least one person who is a cyclist. 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 under £20 for you find the right thing (s) for you. .... More

2019 Christmas Mountain biking Gift Guide

Cycles UK | 06/12/2019 11:41:23

Mountain Biking is hugely popular in the UK and still on the rise. You either know someone who rides a mountain bike or is planning on getting one for Christmas or in the new year. So here's our gift guide to help you ace that gift.  Nutrition Like most sports, nutrition is essential.... More