Lessons from the road less traveled:

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Our very own Viv Tolley has just returned from his ‘epic’ bikepacking adventure from Santander to Santiago de Compestela; the latest in a long line of envy inducing trips which have taught him a lot of the do’s and don’ts of travelling by bike. Having all benefited from his knowledge ourselves we thought it was time to share the wisdom of experience with anyone else thinking of embarking on their own bikepacking journey: My main tip when planning for a multi-day overseas trip would be to do some local practice rides with full kit to get used to bike handling [...]

Cross is Coming!

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With the cross season fast approaching we’re excited to introduce you to our versatile range of cyclocross bikes here at Epic Cycles. As a rapidly growing discipline, and one we in store have fallen in love with, we’re happy to have expanded our range to cater for everyone’s needs. In our opinion this is the most accessible form of racing there is. It’s fun, social, affordable, gives purpose to your winter riding, and definitely makes the cold and wet days much more enjoyable!  Every brand we stock has won either national or world titles in cyclocross, so we know [...]

Introducing the Orbea Orca Aero Disc

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It’s our favourite time of year here in store. Not only are we enjoying the best time for riding, but we’re also excited to be bringing in new models and new colourways throughout the summer. Following on from last year’s successful launch of the Orbea Orca Aero we’re glad to see the continued development of this bike. We’re all in agreement that it’s one of the most stunning aero bikes we’ve ever seen, and it rides like a dream as well.  Super fast over any terrain, smooth, and with the kind of sublime handling that aero bikes are often [...]

Guest Blog – Lessons from a bike build:

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Words by Molly Weaver Having recently taken a break from professional cycling the time came to give back my team bikes and build up a new machine. It was only then that it dawned on me how little I knew about bikes. I knew how to train and race, but the lack of knowledge that came with the luxury of team mechanics was clear. I never touched my bike except to ride it. I’m still very fortunate to have the support of Genesis and Epic Cycles in my latest two wheeled pursuits, and could have left my beautiful new bike [...]