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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

Best 2020 Bikes for Teenagers

Cycles UK | 06/12/2019 11:40:51

Having a decent bike as a teenager gives you a lot of freedom to ride to school, hang out with friends, learn how to wheelie or to start getting into serious riding and racing. Most teenagers tend to want a mountain bike and this is a good choice as they are built to be touch and will stand.... More

2019 Christmas Road Cyclist Gift guide

Cycles UK | 06/12/2019 10:51:08

Road Cycling is popular in the UK; you probably know at least one person who is a road 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 and prices for you to choose from. Nutrition .... More

2019 Black Friday Deals!

Cycles UK | 15/11/2019 11:03:00

Black friday is nearly here…  but  we’ve also got great deals leading up to the day! Follow our social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram), sign up to our emails or check here for the latest deals Week One Deals! We're kicking off with up to 36% off ex-display bikes so grab yourself a fantastic deal.  As.... More

Best Mountain Bikes Under £500 for 2020 Model Year

Cycles UK | 15/11/2019 10:48:35

£400 to £500 is a really popular price point for mountain bikes. £500 will get you a really good quality bike that can be used for proper off-road riding and which can also double-up for commuting and general riding. We’ve taken a look at our favourite bikes for the 2020 model year in the £400 to £500 bracket..... More

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