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Latest News & Updates at Ride Bikes

Lezyne Mega XL GPS

Ride Bikes | 14/10/2020 10:59:23

If you’re looking for a great all-rounder that is competitively priced this is the computer for you. For the serious rider in training the computer can be either paired using bluetooth or Ant+ to cadence/speed sensors, heart rate monitor and a power meter meaning you can do all the number crunching you wish. The computer also.... More

Win a trip to Crankworx Innsbruck with Mons Royale

Ride Bikes | 13/10/2020 14:52:11

MONS ROYALE LAUNCH WIN A TRIP TO CRANKWORX INNSBRUCK ONLINE CONTEST In anticipation of Crankworx 2018, Mons Royale have produced the web series ROAD TO CRANKWORX with Conor MacFarlane. The series follows New Zealand’s top global bike athlete on his journey to Crankworx Rotorua, travelling through NZ, riding with his crew and.... More

A new service for your mail order bikes

Ride Bikes | 13/10/2020 14:51:09

With an increasing number of bike brands now opting to sell bikes online rather than through a dealer, it may be that the only option to buy the bike of your dreams is to purchase online via mail order. This may work for some, but what if you don't know where to start assembling and setting up.... More

Brand Focus - Findra

Ride Bikes | 13/10/2020 14:49:28

Findra is Scottish outdoor clothing brand based in Innerleithen. Alex Feechan, the creator of Findra and avid cyclist found that she couldn’t find the clothing she desired to ride her bike in. What she desired was simple: high performance, comfortable, but also kind on the.... More

Cycling UK list of top 100 women in Cycling – Jen

Ride Bikes | 13/10/2020 14:47:48

We are super proud of Jen for being nominated for the 2018 Cycling UK’s list of top 100 women who are inspiring and giving confidence to other women to get out and ride bikes. The list this year focused on those women who are ‘breaking the mold’. Those women who inspire and encourage others to.... More

Findra Base Layer Review

Ride Bikes | 13/10/2020 14:45:53

Sizing: XS – L Designed For: Riding, Hiking, Running, Skiing, Snowboarding, Canoeing..... actually any sport and anything! Price: £85 Pattern: Fine stripe or Bold, various colour ways I’ve been tasked with reviewing Findra’s base layer and I’m not complaining one little bit! The base layer is made from 100% seamless Australian merino.... More

Jozza's 40th in the Mamores

Ride Bikes | 13/10/2020 14:41:39

I wanted a challenge for my birthday and with limited days available, Scotland became the favourite destination. Then again, despite how many days we have, Scotland is always the favourite destination for adventure! For a few years I’ve loved combining my lifelong passion of walking in the hills, with my relatively new found passion of mountain.... More

Women's Endura SingleTrack Jacket Review

Ride Bikes | 13/10/2020 14:39:53

Despite having a shop full of exciting products to review, it was easy to choose the first one to write about. The awesome Women's SingleTrack Jacket from Endura. This is my jacket of choice when going for a ride when you need trustworthy protection from the elements. I am writing about the women's jacket, but the men's.... More

Part III - Ready to go!

Ride Bikes | 13/10/2020 14:38:10

One of our inspiring customers Janet Benefield is about to set off on her Hebridean adventure, cycling 185 miles long the Hebridean Way. If you haven't been following her journey, please see the last two blog posts to catch up on her journey so far. Since the last blog post, Janet has been busy trying.... More

Part II Overcoming Obstacles

Ride Bikes | 13/10/2020 14:36:23

Janet Benefield, 68, who, despite not having ridden a bike since she was a child, has decided to embark on a 185 mile long adventure. She plans to ride the in Hebridean Way through the Outer Hebrides in May 2017, however she has had to overcome a fairly major obstacle in order to continue with the journey. .... More

The Quirang, Skye, Scotland

Ride Bikes | 13/10/2020 14:33:50

I've often seen images of the Quirang so when we arranged a family holiday to Skye I realised this was the chance to ride there. The Quirang is part of the Trotternish ridge in the north of the island. It has been formed by a huge landslip which has left unique cliffs and pinnacles of rock..... More

It is never too late to start your adventure

Ride Bikes | 13/10/2020 14:29:10

Here at DC Cycles our aim is to inspire, encourage and assist our customers to find their adventure and go for it! We hope to inspire adventure by passing on the stories of our amazing customers. We have so many customers going on adventures and challenges. Some last for a day, others for a year, some guided, others.... More

Bontrager Rapid Pack review

Ride Bikes | 13/10/2020 14:07:42

Riding with a bag nowadays is pretty much a no go for me unless I’m doing a big hikeabike but the cobbled together bottle cage mount on my bike wasn’t really working so I thought I’d try a hip pack again. I’d tried them in the past but they had not really worked for me, feeling a bit.... More

The amazing adventures of Felix Cooper

Ride Bikes | 13/10/2020 13:09:46

Hi Everyone! My name is Felix, I’m 9 years old and live with my parents in a little village in the lake district called Penny Bridge. This is also where I go to School, which is a lot of fun (most of the time) I have a keen interest in cycling across many disciplines, from.... More

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Ride Bikes | 20/08/2020 16:13:46

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