Latest News & Updates at Cycles UK

Join Our Christmas Club

Cycles UK | 06/11/2019 12:57:48

Bonfire night is now behind us. You can buy the mince pies in the supermarkets. The shops are getting busier, and the adverts are starting to creep onto the TV! Yes, Christmas is definitely on its way, but it can be an expensive time.  You may be feeling a little pressure on your bank account. Or concerned that.... More

Which Cycling Jacket do you Need? Our Guide to the Altura Jacket Range

Cycles UK | 31/10/2019 11:13:13

Altura our one of our favourite clothing brands. All of their cycle clothing is UK designed and has a big focus on being practical and affordable. They really made their name with the best-selling Nevis and Nightvision commuting jackets but they now make jackets for pretty much every type of cycling. In this guide we have.... More

The Best turbo trainer apps

Cycles UK | 23/10/2019 13:14:01

It’s that time of year again where you may be more tempted by a quick turbo train indoors that a ride after work in the darkness and rain. So what’s the best app to use with your turbo trainer, watt bike or cadence app? Well, it depends on what you want to achieve and how you like to.... More

Road World Championship, Yorkshire

Cycles UK | 03/10/2019 16:34:31

Our Marketing manager Peter is from Yorkshire. So he left the very flat (and at that point) dry Essex behind and went home to catch some of the Road World Championship. His instant summary was "it was wet!” I saw that tweeted video of the Danish under 23 aquaplaning through what appears to be a small stream..... More

Our guide to Mudguards for 2020

Cycles UK | 26/09/2019 14:29:05

The weather is beginning to change and let’s face it in the UK, that means rain! No one likes turning up to work with water and mud spray up their back, Mountain biking with a face full of dirt or enduring a club ride behind someone without mudguards. Finding the right mudguard for your bike can be complicated.... More

The best cycle lights for 2020

Cycles UK | 26/09/2019 13:12:33

It's been pretty changeable weather-wise this year we thought autumn had arrived early September, but we're still in shorts, and it is now almost October! We all know that the British weather is only around the corner, and it's darker earlier and for longer. So we've gathered everything you need to enjoy your ride through autumn and.... More

Trek 2020 Emonda’s are on their way!!

Cycles UK | 07/08/2019 12:47:46

We expect Trek to announce the release of the rest on the Emonda range soon. Here’s what we have seen so far: Trek optimised the carbon layup process specifically for the Ultralight 700 frame to achieve the lightest weight and finest ride quality possible. Alongside Ultegra, Dura-Ace, SRAM RED or SRAM Force Treks lightest Émonda frame should.... More

Cycle to work scheme just got better

Cycles UK | 02/08/2019 17:28:02

Cycling to work is great for your health and offsetting your carbon emissions. There are even more reasons to get excited about the cycle to work scheme this year. Cycle scheme Launched Freedom to Ride and with it higher limit schemes of above £1000 meaning more opportunity to get the bike and all the kit you.... More

Trek’s 2020 Roscoe and X-Caliber are released today, here’s what you need to know

Cycles UK | 01/08/2019 13:24:16

The bestselling trail hardtail form Trek Roscoe is back! With all the great features that make it one of the number one choices for fun trail riding. This year the Roscoe has a new frame, stylized tube shaping, and cleaner internal cable routing to improve what was already an outstanding ride. All models come in women’s.... More

Cannondale Voluntary Recall of MY2013-2016 CAADX Forks

Cycles UK | 26/07/2019 13:32:28

Cannondale announced a voluntary recall of the forks on MY2013-2016 CAADX aluminium cyclocross bikes equipped with disc brakes. Riders have been asked to take their bike to a Cannondale dealer (which CyclesUK is) for a free upgrade to a full carbon replacement fork. Please see the Cannondale poster below for more information, including how.... More

Cannondale’s Trail range provides a proper mountain bike for everyone at an unbelievably low price.

Cycles UK | 22/07/2019 14:55:26

The Cannondale 2020 Trail range contains 8 models  at an unbelievably low price. With beautifully crafted frames, progressive geometry and dirt ready components Trail hardtails are built to take your riding to the next level. From your first off-road ride to trail centres and multi-day trips, the Cannondale Trail can handle it. Cannondale made their name with.... More

New 2020 Specialized Pitch is incredible value for money

Cycles UK | 19/07/2019 11:01:46

Specialized 2020 Pitch at £399.00 is possibly the cheapest mountain bike with this kind of spec you will find available this year. Pictured here in Grey but also avaliable in Red and Black So what's so great about the Pitch? The pitch gives you the ability to ride anywhere, stick a pin in.... More

When will there be a women's Tour de France?

Cycles UK | 18/07/2019 16:08:18

Hi, I'm Melisa the marketing and web assistant for Cycles UK. I wanted to talk about the lack of exposure and opportunities for female cyclists compared to their male counterparts. This year women's football made headlines around the world. So isn't it time the Tour de France embraced women's cycling more and give it the same coverage? .... More

Cannondale’s new app, what you need to know.

Cycles UK | 17/07/2019 17:11:52

Recently we had some 2020 Cannondale Trail 3 arrive in store. The Trail 3 comes with a C2 Alloy frame, Cannondale sensor and intellimount on the stem to attach your phone to display the app on your ride. The top end of each of Cannondale’s 2020 range comes fitted with a wheel sensor for the new.... More

Specialized 2020 new Allez Beyond Gender range.

Cycles UK | 10/07/2019 17:17:04

Specialized Announced earlier in the year that they were going to go beyond gender. The first beyond gender bike we saw was the Roubaix. The Beyond Gender philosophy has trickled down into the 2020 Allez range, one of the most popular bikes around; we were keen to take a look at them. What does Beyond Gender.... More