EPIC CYCLES

ESCAPE – EXPLORE – ADVENTURE

EPIC CYCLES

ESCAPE – EXPLORE – ADVENTURE

We wanted to reassure all of our customers that we are open for business and our sales department is operating at full speed, whilst operating to the highest standards of social distancing and hygiene. During the Covid-19 crisis we are receiving a truly unprecedented volume of enquiries.  We are all working flat out to get back to everyone as soon as possible, but please accept our apologies if there is a short delay before we are able to reply fully to your enquiry.
We normally operate on an appointment basis for physical sales visits, but for now and concentrating entirely on remote selling, from initial enquiry right through to home delivery or safe outdoor collection. Our remote selling processes are very well established and the bottom line is that whether you visit us or not, you will receive the same market leading levels of customer service, personal attention and expert advice, whatever your budget – as well as our unbeatable every day low prices.
Due to supply issues on a large number of smaller individual components, parts and accessories, we are temporarily unable to offer any fully custom bikes that are built from bare framesets, and are limiting the customisations we can offer to factory built bikes to wheelset upgrades and tyre swaps. Due to exceptionally high levels of demand and the extra admin involved, we are currently unable to accept any new orders using the Cycle to Work scheme. Existing Cycle to Work orders will of course be fulfilled as normal.

LATEST NEWS & FEATURES

The Gravel Diaries – Episode 5:

The week(s) in riding: It’s been a few weeks since my last installment of The Gravel Diaries. I’ve been busy preparing for the upcoming GBDuro, and it’s turned into a substantial undertaking. For those who don’t know about the [...]

Cross Cartel #1 – The Mortimer Round

The first Cross Cartel ride of 2020 is finally with us on Sunday 19th July - the 78Km Mortimer Round, and like all of our self-supported rides it is ideally suited to socially distanced riding.  Just sign up on-line, [...]

The Gravel Diaries – Episode 4:

The Week In Riding: After taking a few days off the bike, followed by a couple of shorter days to ease the legs back into it, I embarked on my biggest ever week of riding. I wanted to do [...]

The Gravel Diaries – Episode 3:

Getting Into Gravel: For a lot of people, including myself, gravel riding is a pretty new concept. Coming from the road, I had to change my style of riding a lot, and embrace the fact that I was a [...]

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OUR BIKE BRANDS

Bianchi are true legends of the road bike world – established in 1885 in Via Nirone in Milan, they are the world’s oldest bike brand. Bianchi have been at the forefront of bike technology for over a century, and it shows – their class, level of finish and attention to detail shines out of every frame. As the UK’s number one independent Bianchi store, our experience and knowledge of the brand is market leading.

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Bombtrack’s ethos is simple: to design bikes influenced by the lifestyle of the everyday cycling enthusiast, with attention to detail that you would expect from a custom frame builder. Whilst the range is diverse, it is very much targeted at exploration and adventure cycling – whether gravel, endurance all-road racing or all out bikepacking. Versatility is one of Bombtrack’s core design principles, with a lot of bikes being suitable for a multitude of uses.

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Cannondale bikes are engineered to perform at the very pinnacle of every category. From the thoroughbred road racing focus of the SuperSix EVO and CAAD12 to the all-day comfort of the Synapse, from the World Cup winning Scalpel to the mountain-taming Jeckyl, Cannondale bikes deliver lightest-in-class weights, razor-sharp handling and perfectly balanced performance. It all adds up to a ride that, regardless of model or discipline, is distinctly Cannondale.

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Founded by World Cyclocross Champion Mike Kluge, all Focus bikes are developed in Germany, where their designers and engineers work closely with riders to drive product innovations forward, resulting in a 2020 range that builds on their reputation for quality and reliability with a major leap forward in performance. With multi-award-winning bikes and e-bikes in every category, whether road, leisure, CX or MTB, including the awesome new IZALCO MAX.

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GENESIS

Genesis are a UK brand with simple philosophy – bring to life the sorts of bikes they enjoy riding for the heck of it, in UK conditions. Luckily for us they share a lot of what we are looking for – in particular, the Genesis range of steel framed adventure and touring bikes that have developed a world-wide reputation for reliability, value and performance. Genesis bikes also have ‘built-in’ practicalities that enable you to use them daily across many different scenarios.

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From their earliest products, the over-riding goal Kinesis UK has always been to create bikes, bike frames, wheels and components that excel in UK riding conditions. Kinesis was the very first brand that we stocked we opened over a decade ago, as we knew from the start that any bike with the Kinesis UK badge on must be well made and dependable all year round and perform at a level well beyond its price point, whatever the conditions or terrain.

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Orbea make some of the World’s finest bikes, well known for their history in the pro peloton. Based in the Basque country, Orbea have a long and proud history dating back 175 years to the days of the Orbea brothers. The passion that Orbea apply to the design and manufacture of bicycles is evident in everything they do – design flair, custom paint options, technical excellence, and an obsession for quality shine out of every bike.

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Salsa’s strapline sums them up perfectly: “Adventure by Bike”. They fundamentally believe that a sense of adventure makes life better. Salsa view the bike as “a path to new places, new people, and amazing experiences”. And who are we to argue! Salsa Cycles has flourished by developing pioneering bikes considered too niche by the big players – and they have stayed at the forefront when those niches have caught on and moved into mainstream.

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