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The Raleigh Motus has been one of our top selling electric bikes for the last few years. They are practical and easy to use traditional style bikes. The Raleigh Motus can be used for running errands, commuting or weekend cycling trips. For 2022 Raleigh have re-designed the Motus with a big emphasis both style and reliability. There are 4 main bikes in the Raleigh Motus range but each of them comes with a few different…

Specialized is one of the best-known quality bike brands in the world. Started by a group of riders in 1974. A fact which has guided their decision making ever since. ” Made for riders, by riders.” They strove to make the best quality tires when quality tyres weren’t around. When people wanted to ride cruisers in the dirt, they made the first production mountain bike. When roadies wanted to go faster, Specialized doubled down on…

Trek made their first bikes in 1976 in a barn in Wisconsin. Now they’re one of the biggest bike brands in the world and has one of the biggest ranges. Trek bikes cover everything from professional-level road and mountain bike race bikes to commuters, hybrids and kids bikes. There is a strong heritage of racing at Trek and many Trek bikes have a strong race influence. They take a very scientific approach to researching bike…

Cannondale is not keen on rules. Cannondale thinks outside the box it has led to some of the most innovative bikes. They were one of the pioneers of aluminium and carbon bike frames. They have led the development of technology in mountain bike suspension for years. Cannondale‘s commitment to innovation means they do things their own way. When you buy a Cannondale bike you will be getting something a little bit special and different from…

Founded in 1997 by Jochim Aerts. Ridley is a brand of product innovation. What started as a small company quickly turned into a success. The brand soon became Belgium’s largest bicycle manufacturer.Ridley’s first innovative development was the conical headset. Introduced in 2001, the conical headset quickly became the standard in the bike industry. Proving they are not a one-hit-wonder, Ridley has made considerable innovations over the years. Notably in improving weight and strength in both…

Riese and Mūller was founded by bike riders, engineers, inventors, friends and entrepreneurs – Markus Riese and Heiko Müller. Riese and Mūller met in the early 80s while studying mechanical engineering at the University of Darmstadt. Initially, they spent their free time together in a garage converting bikes and optimising them with their designs and ideas. Purely a hobby – until 1992, when Markus had a completely new vision for folding bikes. Their vision was…

Cycles UK is honoured to announce we are stocking the BMC Brand bicycles for 2022, but who are BMC Bikes? BMC (Bicycle Manufacturing Company) began in 1986 – distributing Raleigh bikes. By 1994 they were making their own. The earliest days of BMC saw fast and monumental innovation across the bicycle industry. The late ’80s and early 90’s defined the ambitions of cycling, and BMC was perfectly positioned to make the fastest of those ambitions…

Raleigh Bikes are one of the UK and the world’s oldest & best-known bike brands. Established in 1887 by Sir Frank Bowden in Nottingham, England. Raleigh is most famous for bikes like Burners, Choppers, Grifters & Vektars. Raleigh became a world leader in bicycles, producing 100,000 cycles annually in the 1920’s. Only reducing production during the Second World War (1939-45); to concentrate on munitions work. Despite the war, the demand for Raleigh persisted, and they…

You may have questions about women’s mountain bikes like Are women’s mountain bikes different? You may even be struggling to find any women’s mountain bikes by the top brands. This is because modern bikes tend to be unisex. Gone are the days when a crossbar dictates which bicycle you can ride. You’ll find this mentioned here 2022 Trek Mountain Bike Guide and 2022 Specialized Mountain Bike Range Guide. by the biggest international brands when talking about…

There has been a huge bike boom related to COVID. We are updating this Bike Boom-Stock Update article regularly to give you the latest picture of what’s happening. The first thing to say is that lots of bikes are available. The extreme shortages we had in the first COVID lockdown are now over and we have hundreds of bikes in stock. Having said that there are still some shortages in specific area. At the moment…