Latest News & Updates at Cycles UK

What is Specialized ANGi?

Cycles UK | 10/12/2018 11:33:49

The Specialized ANGi (Angular and G-Force indicator) system is a small tracking device which attaches to your helmet. ANGi syncs with your phone and uses GPS signals to track your ride. It can tell your friends and family when you have gone out and let them know where you are. If the worst happens and you have a.... More

Gifts For Mountain Bikers

Cycles UK | 10/12/2018 10:20:09

Mountain biking has been massive in the UK for decades now, so it’s incredibly likely you know a mountain biker or two and you are looking for christmas gifts they will love. Mountain Bikers are a lot like magpies, attracted to shiny bits of anodised aluminium and new gadgets, we’ve put together a list of great gifts for.... More

15% off 2019 Cuda Kids Bikes

Cycles UK | 05/12/2018 16:27:57

Cuda are one of our favourite kid’s bike brands. The Cuda bikes are designed in the UK and use good quality parts. They are solidly put together and really well sized so they fit kids correctly. You’ll find a selection of Cuda Kids bikes in all Cycles UK stores and we have nearly all the range.... More

Gifts For Road Cyclists

Cycles UK | 04/12/2018 17:28:13

Road cycling is huge in the UK at the moment, in fact it is very likely that at least one person you are buying gifts for this Christmas is a road cyclist. Luckily for you we have some great gift ideas to thrill any pedal fanatic. Nutrition Just like many other sports, there are.... More

How to Pick The Perfect Kids Bike

Cycles UK | 03/12/2018 15:39:00

Kids bikes have always been a core part of our bike range and Cycles UK bike shops. You will always find a good range of quality kids bikes at Cycles UK, with an expanded range available in the run up to Christmas. We are quite picky about the kids bikes that we stock. While you can get.... More

The Best Bikes For Teenagers 2019

Cycles UK | 27/11/2018 11:18:24

We were all teenagers once and some of us are even fortunate enough to now have one. Bikes give teenagers more freedom to go where they want with their friends and if they are keen on cycling already, this is an important time to be honing skills. This makes it more important than ever to get a bike.... More

Black Friday - 10% Off 2019 Bikes

Cycles UK | 16/11/2018 15:37:31

As part of our 2018 Black Friday sale we are doing 10% off 2019 bikes for a limited time only. You can get 10% off the RRP of 2019 bikes using the code BIKES10 either in-store or online. This is the first of our Black Friday offers to be revealed. We’ll be releasing more Black Friday.... More

The 2019 Specialized Hotwalk Is The Kids Bike We Wish We Had Growing Up

Cycles UK | 14/11/2018 10:27:16

The Specialized Hotwalk is our best selling balance bike and for 2019 it comes in a new range of colours and has a new, easy to use, frame design.                                                  A balance bike is sort of a mix between a scooter and a kids bike with a.... More

Cycles UK Ride Happy Commitments

Cycles UK | 26/10/2018 13:13:59

The Cycles UK Ride Happy commitments bring together our online and in-store policies so you get a simple and easy experience whichever way you choose to buy. There are three elements to the Ride Happy commitments. They are: We Deliver Not only do we build, fit and safety check your bike ourselves, we.... More

2019 Specialized Turbo Levo, More Power, More Trails, More Fun

Cycles UK | 19/09/2018 13:45:00

The 2019 Specialized Turbo Levo is here and Specialized have lots to tell you about it. That’s a good thing, Specialized have been working hard on their new long travel electric trail bike, so there is a big list of impressive improvements and eye-catching new figures. The first thing you will notice about the new Levo is.... More

Guide to Indoor Trainers

Cycles UK | 06/09/2018 12:16:00

As the temperature drops and the nights get darker it gets harder and harder to get out on your bike. Indoor training using turbo trainers and rollers has been a popular way to keep up form through the winter for many years but it always used to be pretty boring. Most turbo trainers were set at a steady.... More

What Is A MIPS Helmet?

Cycles UK | 02/09/2018 12:02:00

MIPS stands for Multi-directional Impact Protection System. The MIPS technology was developed, and is owned, by a Swedish company who license it to helmet manufacturers. You will normally see the yellow MIPS logo on the back or side of helmet that use the system. More and more cycle helmet manufacturers are using the MIPS system. It is.... More

Bike Lights – How many Lumens do you need?

Cycles UK | 01/09/2018 14:09:00

Most bike lights are now rated in Lumens. A Lumen is a measure of the total visible light emitted and is commonly used for all kinds of bulbs. If you are used to buying light bulbs in the old Watts measurements a quick guide is: 40 Watt Bulb = 450 Lumens 60 Watt Bulb = 800.... More

2019 Cycling Light Guide - Find your Perfect Lights

Cycles UK | 01/09/2018 09:10:00

There is no escaping the fact that the summer is ending. Days are shorter, evenings darker and the weather is looking, well, a little more British! Is that going to stop us cycling? No way. Light up and ride! We are gathering everything you need to enjoy autumn cycling to it's fullest, starting with a new range.... More

What's New In The 2019 Trek Bike Range?

Cycles UK | 30/08/2018 11:29:00

Trek have a heap of new and exciting things for 2019 and we have already seen a number of bikes released, like the new Madone. They have also continued some models from 2018, which you can read about in our Which Models Are Trek Continuing In 2019 guide. Road Yes, the new.... More