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10 Myths About Cycle Lanes

Steve Ranger | September 10, 2019

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/bike-blog/2019/jul/03/ten-common-myths-about-bike-lanes-and-why-theyre-wrong We just saw this in The Guardian, so thanks to them for doing the legwork! Much better to read the article on their website… 1. Cycle lanes increase congestion (and thus pollution) This is perhaps the most common myth, possibly because critics confuse what feels like it’s true with what actually is true: the assumption that if you […]

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Looking after your disc brakes and avoiding the howl

Richard Roberts | June 26, 2019

Working in the bike shop, one of the questions we get asked most frequently is: “why are my disc brakes sooooo noisy?” Here I’m going to try and explain how to take care of them and why they can become real howlers. Disc brakes on bikes are a relatively new phenomenon to a lot of […]

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Jellyfish and the cycles of transformation

Richard Roberts | June 12, 2019

As Peter Cook, in character as EL Wisty used to drone in his nasal way “Do you want to know an interesting fact?” and he would go on to tell his fact regardless. Well, I’m going to tell you one… Around about 80 million years ago, when Lewes was at the bottom of a tropical […]

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eBike trial day 23rd March 2019 – come and try one

Richard Roberts | March 16, 2019

We’re running an eBike trial day on 23rd March 2019. Come and try one – allow yourself to be impressed! More information: https://www.facebook.com/events/2167226483312742/   Six reasons why an eBike would be perfect for you. As a long-term ‘traditional’ cyclist I used to be sniffy about eBikes. Before moving to Lewes, I had only seen them at mountain […]

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He’s Our Hero, Too…

Danny Brown | January 27, 2016

Danny Brown, Manager of Cycleshack Cliffe in Lewes, was featured on the front page of the local paper here in Sussex, the Sussex Express. It seems at Christmas Danny just couldn’t let down a small child…   A young family whose Christmas was saved by the selfless actions of one ‘amazing’ man has reached out […]

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