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Words by Adam
Published on 01/09/2014 17:29:11
This Thursday is Cycle to Work day and 11,515 employees and 334 employers up and down the country have committed to snubbing cars and buses in favour of a healthier and more reliable form of transport. So far over 175,063 miles have been pledged online at and you can sign up too. Lycra is not.... More
Words by Mark
Published on 28/08/2014 09:36:08
We will be holding a maintenance class at our Whitwell Shop, hosted by our workshop manager Drew. So if you're free on the 4th of September between 6-8 pm book in for lessons on gear adjustment, brakes, and winter prep along with much more. For more info contact
Words by Adam
Published on 23/07/2014 09:59:10
The Tour started in a blaze of an idyllic British Summer. There were British hopefuls in the running for yellow and green and by the end of the week rain was washing chalked slogans from Yorkshire Tarmac and and success for British riders had been reduced to nil. Since then other contenders have dropped Contador has gone, Tour.... More
Words by Adam
Published on 16/07/2014 11:16:40
  Summer is here and we’re all enjoying long days and hot weather. Le Tour has kicked off and it seems like we’re all living in an endless summer. Threats of a washout season a pale memory blasted from your thoughts by sun beams and insects hitting your face whilst pedalling at speed. Well, I’ve.... More
Words by Mark
Published on 15/07/2014 16:27:12
    Watching the tour de France in Britain : OTLEY / CAMBRIDGE I’ve always liked to follow the tour; when I was younger my dad used to take me to the great stages of the Pyrenees, such as the summit of Tourmalet, to watch my cycling heroes make their way across a stage in the most.... More
Words by Mark
Published on 10/07/2014 14:50:41
High quality Jack Wolfskin Backpacks in store and on sale now!     A backpack is one the most versatile and useful pieces of kit on the market. Whether you’re a regular adventurer looking for a rucksack to hold all those energy bars and extra layers to see you to the top of a.... More
Words by Mark
Published on 09/07/2014 15:39:55
3 Peaks Blog Our staff rider Lee wigginton is currently in training to participate in the renowned 3 peaks Cyclo-Cross challenge. The event takes place on the last week of September and is held on the three peaks of Yorkshire Ingleborough, Whernside and Pen-y-Ghent. Described by many as ‘The hardest cyclo-cross race in the world’, The 3 peaks.... More
Words by Adam
Published on 09/07/2014 14:26:51
  What’s sweeter than a second Tour de France victory? A second Tour de France victory that starts on home soil and it’s sadly a sweetness that won’t be savoured by Wiggo. It’s been a tough time for one of Britain’s sporting heroes.Bradley’s emotionally choked interview on BBC breakfast seemed to leave little doubt who Team Sky.... More
Words by Mark
Published on 09/07/2014 13:36:00
Getting the most out of your new bike Hopefully you’re out enjoying the great British summer on your new bike! Here are our top tips to help you get the most out of your shiny new steed, including advice on clothing, nutrition and maintenance.   1.Eat and drink plenty.... More
Words by Adam
Published on 04/07/2014 14:49:37
We've got Rutland and TDF jerseys signed by Movistar rider and Grand Tour legend Alejandro Valverde and we're giving one away a week to one lucky winner. To be in with a chance drop your email to our Facebook inbox to be added to our newsletter list (you can un-subscribe at any time) We'll announce the winner next Friday.

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