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 [...]

‘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 [...]

Focus Paralane e-Road

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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. [...]

Orbea’s MyO Custom Colours

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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 [...]

‘Epic’ SRAM eTap AXS 12s bikes!

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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. [...]

Kinesis RTD Reviewed

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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 [...]

Bianchi Infinito CV Disc:

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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 [...]

All-New Cervélo S-Series

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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 [...]

Cannondale SystemSix – Beyond Aero:

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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 [...]