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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: https://curtisdotzone.wordpress.com/ Whether it's long winter miles, the Sunday club run, an audax, or even the transcontinental race itself, this bike [...]

30th January 2019|

Bianchi Infinito CV Disc:

The all-new Bianchi Infinito CV disc is a bike built for endurance, and it certainly lives up to its 'less fatigue, more control' tag line. A bike that has impressed us from the very first edition, the all-new 2019 disc brake version is no exception. With improved braking control, increased tyre capacity and enhanced aerodynamics, combined with a re-designed frame shape, the new Bianchi Infinito CV Disc is the ultimate choice for long rides. From pro races to Gran Fondo events, this is a bike designed to be faster and smoother. Poised to tackle even the roughest of roads with optimum [...]

24th January 2019|

All-New Cervélo S-Series

Cervélo has been a world leader when it comes to building fast, aerodynamic bikes since they first set out to redesign their aerodynamically superior time-trial bike in 1995. Their innovation and engineering expertise have never ceased to push the boundaries, and with the launch of the new S-Series range for 2019 they have lifted the game once again. Designed for World Tour racers and boasting significant improvements in aerodynamics and stiffness, these bikes are about all-out speed. If you live for the thrill of the sprint and going fast, the S-Series bikes are made for you. With the 2019 [...]

17th January 2019|

Cannondale SystemSix – Beyond Aero:

When the Cannondale SystemSix was launched late last year it ended a long run of speculation about when, and in what form, Cannondale would step into the world of aero bikes. They definitely entered the market with a bang, producing the lowest-drag, most efficient, all-around fastest UCI-legal road bike on the market. Despite this Cannondale have made sure not to limit the SystemSix by calling it an 'aero bike'. As Cannondale themselves put it "The SystemSix makes every rider faster. You can call it free speed, or aerodynamic advantage. We call it the culmination of a system-wide approach to speed, efficiency [...]

9th January 2019|

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|

Say hello to Orbea – Peloton Magazine:

From the moment we started working with Orbea we knew there was something special about this brand. Not only do they create exceptional bikes, and stunning paintwork to match, they do so with a love and passion for their work that shines through. Below are some of our favourite excerpts from a beautiful account of a visit to Orbea's factory deep in the Basque Country. The sense of pride you feel upon entering their world is captured in these words better than we ever could. Credit for words and photos goes to Augustus Farmer and Peloton Magazine. Credit: Augustus [...]

31st December 2018|

Introducing the All-New Focus Izalco Max:

We're excited to introduce the latest bike to be added to our lineup here at Epic Cycles. The already incredible Focus Izalco Max just got even better, and this is an aero makeover executed to perfection. From the lightest disc braked road bike on the market to the true epitome of 'best of both worlds', the Focus Izalco has evolved into a featherweight aero machine. It's clear from the moment you see this bike that it's German engineering at it's finest. The attention to detail and innovative technology that's gone into every inch of this bike has resulted in [...]

17th December 2018|