In Review – Cervélo Áspero Gravel Bike:

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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 [...]

In Review – 2020 Cannondale SuperSix Evo:

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Cannondale have totally redesigned their flagship carbon road race bike with an all-new frame that is more aerodynamic, stiffer and comfortable than the Evo they first introduced in 2011. The all-new 2020 SuperSix EVO is a pure road bike – a beautiful evolution of Cannondale’s classic race machine, designed with the aim of being the fastest, most appealing, most capable lightweight road bike in the world. Boasting a saving of 30 watts over the prior version at 30mph, the drag-reducing tube shapes and integrated design of the new SuperSix EVO bring more to this ride then just a stunning [...]

In Review – Orbea Occam:

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Orbea has completely redesigned the Occam for 2020 - boosting travel, geometry figures and updating the suspension’s kinematics to better suit trail riders. The all-new Occam is an outstanding example of a contemporary trail bike, with 140mm of travel, 29-inch wheels, and angles that would have been common in the enduro market just a few short years ago. Embracing the trend towards bikes that are more and more capable, while retaining a more lively and efficient character than a full-blown enduro rig. The all-new Occam frame is simply stunning and has been greeted with critical acclaim from reviewers and [...]

Cannondale Topstone Carbon – In Review:

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An evolution of the species The all-new Topstone Carbon distills all Cannondale's experience of making fast race bikes, comfortable endurance bikes and ultra-light dual suspension mountain bikes into the most off-road capable, and on-road comfortable, all-road bike ever made. Designed for maximum fun in places most gravel bikes would fear to tread, or maximum comfort over more everyday terrain. KingPin Suspension - Revolutionary, super-light suspension that lets you ride harder on dirt and more smoothly on pavement. Better control. Better traction. Better comfort. Nothing sacrificed. Big Tire Clearance - The new Cannondale Topstone Carbon comes as standard with big [...]

In Review – Cannondale CAAD12

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Lighter, stiffer and smoother riding than many carbon frames, CAAD12 is simply the most sophisticated, highest performing aluminum race bike ever made. THE ALUMINIUM EXPERTS: No one does aluminum like Cannondale. Nothing is lighter, stiffer and smoother than CAAD12’s SmartForm C1 Premium Alloy Construction LIGHT MAKES RIGHT: At under 1100 grams (for both rim brake and disc versions) CAAD12 wipes the tarmac with a lot of premium carbon frames. SUPER SMOOTH: CAAD12’s SAVE Micro-Suspension delivers a ride quality that even competing carbon bikes can’t match. EXPLOSIVELY STIFF: With its oversized BB30a bottom bracket junction, asymmetric chainstays and flared Delta [...]

In Review – Cervelo R-Series

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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. [...]

‘Epic’ Local Loops:

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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 [...]

Flanders Editions – Cannondale SuperSix Evo!

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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 [...]

SRAM Force eTAP AXS:

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"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 [...]

Cannondale Synapse HUNT Carbon Editions

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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 [...]