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Geraint Thomas says "electric bikes are a great way to get into cycling"

Geraint Thomas says "electric bikes are a great way to get into cycling"

Authored By Kris Payne

Thinking about getting back in the saddle? Or buying your first bike for the commute? GQ’s Tour De France-winning cycling columnist Geraint Thomas guides you through the perils and pitfalls of picking your wheels Electric bikes are a great way to get into cycling. It’s a lot easier. Obviously as a pro cyclist we wouldn’t use them, but when I was down in Nice I remember one of my mates’ girlfriends was on one. We were going up this climb and saw this other pro cyclist about 100 metres up the road and my friend's girlfriend just went off, past...

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Trek E-Bikes

Trek E-Bikes

Authored By Kris Payne

Sometimes you’ll ride for fun, sometimes you’ll ride for fitness, and sometimes you’ll ride just to get from A to B. No matter how you spend time in the saddle, e-bikes offer unique solutions to the challenges of any ride. These bikes are all about possibility. On- or off-road, they’re perfect for those who want to climb faster, explore more or just get there a bit faster. Only e-bikes offer the flexibility to get in a workout, ride with a faster friend, haul a heavy load or simply cruise. Even if your ride varies from day to day, an electric...

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Team Cycles Rider Rich Rothwell Is Off On Another Long Distance Adventure

Team Cycles Rider Rich Rothwell Is Off On Another Long Distance Adventure

Authored By Kris Payne

Rich has rested up after his Scottish road bike adventure this weekend and put a few words together; Approaching Greenock in the van was intimidating. As we turned up the Clyde, a massive dark grey wall of torrential rain swept in and sent the windscreen wipers into overdrive. I was soon to be out in that for 450 miles on Leg 4 of the extreme charity fund raising, Lap of My Mind (www.lapofmymind.co.uk). I was called in as a late substitute for Mike Hancock who sadly could not take part. I was confident that I had the required fitness, skills,...

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Wahoo: Give Goal Crushing Gifts This Year

Wahoo: Give Goal Crushing Gifts This Year

Authored By Kris Payne

Every year, we all ask the same, challenging question: What do I get them this year? While it can be daunting, especially if you’re buying for a techie, we’ve simplified the shopping season with this helpful holiday gift guide. Forget the online flash sales and in-store crowds, this is the best resource to narrow down which products are going to get the biggest smiles from that hard-to-shop-for relative. TICKR Small and lightweight, the TICKR gives fitness enthusiasts a reliable, accurate, and secure way to track heart rates. Additionally, it shares fitness data with training apps and platforms, helping them reach...

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Christmas Easy Payment Scheme!

Christmas Easy Payment Scheme!

Authored By Kris Payne

We know Christmas can be a stressful time for many, especially financially. Which is why at Team Cycles we're introducing our new 'Christmas Easy Payment Scheme.' Reserve a bike or product at Team Cycles. ✔️ Pay a small deposit. ✔️ Pay on installments or pay the balance on collection. ✔️ Collect your bike or product on 21st December. ✔️ It's that simple. Ask in-store to find out more.

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Rich Rothwell: Cairngorms Loop In One Day

Rich Rothwell: Cairngorms Loop In One Day

Authored By Kris Payne

Rich Rothwell recently did the Cairngorms loop in one day, a pretty amazing ride, it would be great if one day Rich maybe put this on as an organised ride, I’m sure it would be well received! Here’s his story... We are really lucky in the north to have so many amazing and easily accessible riding locations literally on our doorstep. The Cheviots, Lake District, Pennines, or Yorkshire, road or off road, there are rides to suit all interests and abilities. Perhaps my favourite place to ride a bike though, has to be the Scottish Highlands. Some of the big...

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Whyte 2019 Bikes!

Whyte 2019 Bikes!

Authored By Banita Support

With the release of there impressive new 2019 range, it looks like Whyte could be in for yet another successful year! They are one of the UK's leading bike manufacturers and have claimed multiple awards throughout last year for their exception road and trail bikes! WHYTE 203 Using the same design philosophy as the 400 series, Whyte have a designed a 20" wheeled bike gives great stability and confidence for even the smallest of trail rippers. Hydraulic brakes with 140mm rotors, give smaller hands plenty of easy stopping power. With a Whyte alloy rigid fork, Whyte's progressive geometry can be...

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Wahoo 2018 Kickr Smart Trainers & Bluetooth Fan!

Wahoo 2018 Kickr Smart Trainers & Bluetooth Fan!

Authored By Kris Payne

Wahoo have just unveiled their brand new  2018 collections, including the new KICKR smart trainer, KICKR Core trainer and all-new KICKR Headwind Smart Fan. Wahoo Kickr Smart Turbo Trainer Building on the proven success of Wahoo’s line of KICKR Smart Trainers, the new 2018 edition delivers a virtually silent experience and a specially engineered, heavier flywheel to provide cyclists with the exact inertia they need to recreate the feeling of riding outdoors. The KICKR continues to provide the best in class indoor smart trainer design with carbon steel body for the durability. Its unmatched compatibility expands to include our new...

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