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Introducing Hunt Wheels

We're excited to announce that we're now offering Hunt wheels in store, either as a standalone wheelset or as part of a custom build on your new bike. Elegant, superbly well-built, and with stunning performance to match: Hunt wheels have fast become firm favourites among the team in store and customers alike. Their aim is simple: to create cutting-edge performance wheel products for devoted riders like you. All of the wheels Hunt offer are tubeless ready, allowing lower pressures and exceptional puncture protection (although work equally as smoothly with standard clincher tyres and tubes). They also boast enhanced grip [...]

8th January 2019|

Free Shimano Pedals!

For a limited period we are offering a free pair of matching Shimano pedals with new orders placed for bikes with a Shimano 105, Ultegra or Dura Ace groupset (conditions apply*). The offer is pretty straight forward - your free pedals will match the groupset on your new bike! So a Shimano 105 equipped bike will come with a free set of 105 pedals, an Ultegra bike with Ultegra pedals, and a Dura Ace bike with Dura Ace pedals - but if you prefer SPD to SPD-SL pedals we will supply the equivalent MTB model (M540 for 105, XT [...]

20th May 2019|

In Review – Cervelo R-Series

The Cervélo R-Series range of light weight road bikes are engineered for one thing – pure exhilarating speed.  If ever there was an instant staff favourite here at Epic Cycles, the R-Series is it.CONFIDENCE IS EVERYTHING - Trusting your bike's handling is all important when you're charging down mountain passes or riding in a group. The R-Series bikes are designed to be both stable and responsive, with careful attention to frame stiffness and bike geometry.FURTHER, FASTER - Cervélo's engineers specialize in using different tube shapes and construction techniques to dial in the relative stiffness and compliance of a bike frame. [...]

2nd May 2019|

Flanders Editions – Cannondale SuperSix Evo!

The Cannondale SuperSix Evo has long been a favourite of ours here at Epic Cycles, and the outstanding performance it offers has gone from strength to strength with each revision of this stunning bike. One thing that hasn't changed is the incredible value for money the SuperSix has achieved - the performance to cost ratio continues to prove hard to beat. A spectacular balance of ultra-light weight, incredible stiffness, surprising comfort and exquisite handling has made SuperSix EVO a perennial favorite of magazine editors and pro cyclists the world over. ULTRA STIFF FOR EXCELLENT ACCELERATION - Brilliant power transfer [...]

25th April 2019|


"Today’s riders are more capable than ever. So we made a groupset that fits their needs. We focused on where road is going, not simply where it’s been." Following on from the launch of its premiere 12-speed wirless RED eTAP AXS groupset earlier this year, SRAM have now released a lower-cost alternative. The new Force eTAP AXS groupset SRAM offers the key features of Red eTap AXS – modern gearing, advanced chain management and easy personalisation – in a more affordable package. At Epic Cycles we are very impressed with the new 12s eTap groupsets - there are many [...]

11th April 2019|

Cannondale Synapse HUNT Carbon Editions

We love the Synapse Carbon Disc, and it's certainly one of the standout all-round bikes of the moment – responsive enough to race on at the very highest level, smooth enough to tackle the roughest of surfaces and leave you fresh enough to enjoy your epic ride, and versatile enough to use over a huge range of terrain and in all kinds of weather, thanks to ultra discrete mudguard eyelets. Proportional Response Design ensures that every rider enjoys the same comfort and handling, regardless of their size. Customized carbon layup, tube dimensions and geometry, as well as three different [...]

5th April 2019|

‘Epic’ Local Loops:

Over the years we've had many customers ask us if there's anywhere for them to ride while they're at the shop. Up until now explaining the routes has presented a challenge, so we're pleased to say that we've now made it easier than ever to pick out and plan a bike ride while you're with us. Whether you're here to collect your new bike and want to take it out for the first time, or looking to make the most of your trip with a spin down some of our stunning country lanes, there are countless beautiful local loops [...]

2nd April 2019|

Focus Paralane e-Road

We're excited to have added another high performance e-road bike to our range here at Epic Cycles, and the new Focus Paralane² is the most adaptable and versatile we've ever seen - just take a look at the reviews below and you'll see we are not exactly alone in our views! The Paralane² is revolutionary, offering support when you need it. In a road bike that is under 13 kilograms. Fly up climbs, take it easy into headwinds, or spin lightly on the way home. With 400 watts of support, you'll always have juice left for the final stretch. [...]

12th March 2019|

Orbea’s MyO Custom Colours

Using Orbea's MyO programme it is easy and fun to design your own colour scheme, with over 1.5 million colour combinations - all at no additional cost! While top quality off-the-shelf bikes are already great, what if you could have something completely different to anybody else, and which is a perfect match for your personal taste…. and all for free? Orbea has revamped their customization program and interactive MyO website to do more than ever - and more than any other manufacturer can offer. Using the MyO programme it is possible to specify your own colour scheme, with over [...]

7th March 2019|

‘Epic’ SRAM eTap AXS 12s bikes!

MODERN GEARING Road bikes are faster and more capable than ever before, and riders are expanding what’s possible with drop bar bikes. X-Range™ offers wider range, more useful and smoother gear progression, as well as smarter shift settings—enabled by AXS™. SUPER SMOOTH On tarmac or gravel, 1x or 2x, eTap AXS™ gives a quiet, secure, and smooth ride. Thanks to the ultra-lightweight Orbit™ fluid damper and a unique Flattop™ chain, you’ll ride more confidently and efficiently than ever—no matter the terrain. AXS™ ENABLED Control. Personalize. Monitor. AXS™—SRAM’s new bike component integration system—takes eTap® wireless shifting to the next level. [...]

21st February 2019|

Kinesis RTD Reviewed

The Kinesis RTD “Race The Distance” is a bike that truly lives up to its name. Designed to be the ultimate transcontinental racer, this is a bike born to be ridden quickly across cities, counties or continents. We've been blown away by the performance of this bike, and recent reviews suggest that we aren't alone in loving the RTD.  Read on for snippets and links to some of the outstanding reviews that have been flooding the RTD's way. Credit: Whether it's long winter miles, the Sunday club run, an audax, or even the transcontinental race itself, this bike [...]

30th January 2019|
Offer: Free matching pedals with new orders for bikes with Shimano 105, Ultegra or Dura Ace groupset (conditions apply*) – details >>