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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 November 2018|Uncategorized|

Our Epic Winter Trainers

With the changing of the seasons blowing in some wintry weather we’ve had to accept that the colder months have arrived. Although training might become a bit more challenging, we have a range of mudguard compatible bikes ready to combat the damp and chilly weather with you. With the rapid growth of 'alternative' markets such as gravel and adventure riding we've also seen a big step up in the world of winter bikes. Traditionally this time of year was reserved simply for stronger and more affordable frames, however innovation and development has brought geometry, weight, handling, comfort, and speed [...]

29th October 2018|Uncategorized|

Introducing our lineup of Epic Kids Bikes

We're excited to be further expanding our range of bikes in store to now include kids bikes...proper kids bikes! Here at Epic Cycles we understand the importance of a high quality, reliable, comfortable and well-fitted bike for your kids, and we'll now be stocking multiple different brands that can tick all of these boxes. Whether it's a bike for weekend spins in the woods, a machine fit for the trails, or a bike to take out on the open road, we have something for everyone. Cannondale Trail and Cujo (20/24 inch wheels): These ultralight, durable and beautiful frames provide [...]

21st October 2018|Uncategorized|

Introducing Lauf

It’s always a long process of research and planning behind the scenes, from the moment we first discover a brand to the moment it comes into store for the first time, and this one has been one of the more striking and innovative concepts we’ve come across. Over the past 18 months we've increasingly diversified our line-up of bikes; and the world of off-roading has been one of the most rapidly growing areas of our diversification. With gravel bikes, all-road bikes, cross bikes and MTBs all becoming a key element of the Epic Cycles portfolio, we knew that Lauf [...]

16th October 2018|Components, Technology|

2019 Gravel Bikes:

More durable than a road bike and faster than a mountain bike. Gravel bikes present a great option for the riders who want to travel on and off road. Mellow single tracks, farm roads, gravel, crushed cobblestones, tarmac — whatever. The gravel bike is a machine that’s capable of performing brilliantly on various surfaces while delivering comfort. Their adaptability, versatility, and ruggedness make them a perfect commuting bike, an ideal light touring or bike packing bike, a great winter trainer, or simply the one bike that can tackle any sort of terrain you care to try on it. They typically [...]

6th October 2018|Uncategorized|

Road Tested: Orbea Terra and Genesis Vapour

Hot off the back of a six-day tour through the Pyrenees, both the Orbea Terra Carbon and Genesis Vapour Carbon have gone up in our already lofty estimation. One of the more enjoyable sides of working at Epic Cycles is the extensive range of stunning bikes to choose from; however, with it comes the seemingly endless bike dither we all know too well. The requirements were simple: a comfortable bike that was also suitably light, fast and strong. Sounds like a lot to ask, but with the range of new ‘all-road’ bikes for 2019 being bigger than ever we [...]

20th September 2018|Uncategorized|

Our ‘Epic’ MTB lineup 2019:

As we head into the Autumn months and the trails begin to soften, our minds turn to making the winter months more fun. There's no better way to do it then on board one of our exceptional mountain bikes. Whether it's your first foray into the world of off-roading, or time for an upgrade to something built for pure speed and agility, then we have the bike for you. With a wide range of bikes across every category there really is something for everyone. When things get muddy we've found it's best to get stuck in to the rough [...]

14th September 2018|Uncategorized|

Cervelo – Never Look Back

We couldn’t be more excited to be announcing the addition of Cervélo to our range at Epic Cycles. The cutting-edge technology, performance and sheer class of Cervélo's bikes is at the forefront of the market, and it’s a brand we’ve been wanting to stock for over a decade. 2019 looks to be a golden year for Cervélo  with new models that are pushing the limits of what’s possible right across the high-performance market, making this the perfect time to have them on board.  They truly are the world's fastest bikes. Cervélo are incredibly loyal to their dealer network, something we [...]

10th September 2018|Uncategorized|

Bianchi Aria e-Road: the ultimate aero e-Road bike?

Bianchi is constantly developing and expanding its high-end e-bike range, and the newest advancement is the most impressive yet with the launch of the new Aria e-Road. This is undoubtedly the most aero and sleekest e-Road bike we've ever seen. The newly-developed Inner Power Drive system has enabled Bianchi to develop a bike with the performance and looks of an aero race frame, while also expanding the limits of human possibility. Full Details and Ordering  >> Aria e-Road aero carbon bike, engineered with Bianchi's Inner Power Drive system, is the perfect solution to the demands of genuine road riders [...]

9th September 2018|Bianchi, News|

2019 – the year of the aero bike

Over the past few years we’ve seen a massive step up in the development of performance frames, with technological advances and innovation leading to more and more competition to create the fastest bikes. Arguably the biggest player in this fight has been aerodynamics. The focus on creating the most streamlined machines possible has made 2019 the year of the aero bike. Drag is the biggest force working against a rider, so eliminating every bit possible is the biggest challenge for the manufacturers. At speeds in excess of 15mph air resistance is the biggest force you must overcome. It’s massively [...]

6th September 2018|Uncategorized|