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The all-new Cannondale SuperSix Evo Neo

Cannondale have today launched one of the most anticipated high performance e-bikes of all time. An evolution of Cannondale's flagship SuperSix Evo race bike, the new SuperSix Evo Neo retains race leading performance with the added boost of a Mahle ebikemotion hub motor. Still sporting many of the design elements of the stunning 2020 SuperSix Evo, with low weight and lively handling, the Neo gains 250w of electric assistance for added entertainment. The Mahle X35 motor, built into the rear hub, benefits from being among the lightest systems on the market at (a claimed) 3.5kg.  This hidden battery means [...]

Epic Gravel 2020

More versatile than a road bike, more stable and adaptable than a cross bike, and faster over less aggressive off road terrain than a mountain bike. Gravel bikes present a great option for the people who want to cycle both on and off road...often in the same ride. Mellow single tracks, farm roads, gravel, crushed stone, muddy back lanes, tarmac — wherever. The gravel bike is a machine that’s capable of performing brilliantly on various surfaces while delivering comfort and speed. Their adaptability, versatility, and ruggedness make them a perfect commuting bike, an ideal light touring or bike-packing bike, [...]

In Review – Cervélo Áspero Gravel Bike:

WELCOME TO THE ERA OF SPEED IN GRAVEL. Coming from a world of high performance road racing machines, it should come as no surprise that Cervélo have entered the gravel market with a bike built for speed. After much anticipation and speculation, Cervélo Launched their first true gravel bike last week. The all-new Áspero, meaning 'Rough Roads', is aimed squarely at riders who are serious about gravel racing and covering distance over mixed terrain at speed. A new breed of rider is emerging—one who loves the freedom and exploration that gravel culture was founded upon but who has a [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Feature – Kinesis Tripster AT

Kinesis drew on years of experience and knowledge gained from their now legendary Tripster ATR in the creation of the Tripster AT, and from the first ride we knew this bike would have no problem living up to its 'All Terrain' name. With a fresh new look and a few tweaks the 2019 model is better than ever. If you're looking for a cutting edge adventure bike with heaps of versatility then look no further. Originally developed as a trans-continental all-road racing bike, the Tripster AT is stunningly quick across all surfaces, and balances this beautifully with comfort and [...]

Bianchi Aria vs. Orbea Gain:

Over the past couple of years we have seen the rise of the e-Bike, with hugely enhanced technology leading to improved motor capability and the elimination of drag, but it's the new age of performance road e-bikes has taken the market by storm. It's not often we are truly stunned by the release of a new bike, but both the Orbea Gain and then the Aria e-Road from Bianchi did just this.  E-Bikes that ride just like a traditional pedal bike, but with the added bonus of pedal assistance e-bike capabilities, seemed too good to be true. At first [...]

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 [...]