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Latest News & Updates at Cycles UK

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

Getting Back on Your Bike -tips for returning cyclists

Cycles UK | 17/07/2020 12:16:14

With the rise of cycling, a lot of people are getting old bikes out of sheds, starting to use bikes they haven't before or using bikes that could do with an upgrade. Here are our tips to help you feel great on and get the most out of your bike. Starting with the tools, it's worth having on.... More

What is Tubeless?

Cycles UK | 10/07/2020 13:04:28

So no innertubes how’s that working out for ya? Well, it means you don't need to carry a replacement innertube, you're less likely to suffer from punctures. It also means you can ride at a lower PSI (tyre pressure) meaning more control and better feeling ride, particularly beneficial for mountain, cyclocross and gravel riding. I know you.... More

The Ultimate Gravel Bike?–2021 Cannondale Topstone Carbon

Cycles UK | 23/06/2020 09:27:18

The Cannondale Topstone has been an extremely popular gravel bike these last three years, and even if you don't know a great deal about bikes scratch the surface of Cannondale, and it's easy to see why they are so popular. Renowned for their innovation, you don't create something like the CAAD13, The Lefty, SAVE suspension or the kingpin.... More

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

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