EPIC CYCLES

OUR BIKES

Our Bike Brands

At Epic Cycles we take a different approach to most other bike stores – rather than list a huge number of brands, but actually have little knowledge or in-depth expertise in any of them, our approach is to focus on a a smaller number of carefully selected manufacturing partners and get to know their products inside out – to the point that a number of them come to us directly for input and knowledge sharing.

As a result we are proud to have become the UK's centre of excellence for every one of our bike brands.

We can of course supply a wide range of “off-the-peg” bikes, catering for all types of rider and all budgets, but if you see something you like and want to change or upgrade anything at all we are only too happy to customise bikes to meet your requirements.  In fact, very few bikes leave us in a standard specification!  Alternatively, we can start with a bare frameset and build you a bespoke bike from the ground up.

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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Felt bikes hail from California, and are designed and engineered with one overriding aim in mind, summed up by their mission: Go. Fast. Felt’s core belief is shared by many – they think that going fast is fun and they make our bikes accordingly. Since 1991, they have strived to be the most innovative cycling company on the planet. Felt’s goal is to help each rider ascend to a victory, surpass a personal record, or achieve a perfect ride on the parcours of their liking.

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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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