Keeping riding through the winter: join us!

Richard Roberts | November 18, 2019

Cycleshack 10the anniversary ride

It’s hard to find the motivation to ride your bike when it’s cold and wet outside. There are too many temptations to stay cosy inside. And yet… if you can find that motivation you’ll almost certainly never regret it. Once you’re out it’s never that bad (except sometimes, when it is). One of the best […]

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Electric Bikes – An In depth Look

Steve Ranger | October 28, 2019

There can be a perception that e-bikes are like motorbikes—just climb on and there’s no pedalling needed. However, that isn’t the case. Electric bikes are normal bicycles that have been manufactured

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Keeping your hands clean and other good reasons to go tubeless

Richard Roberts | October 13, 2019

For over a century most bicycles have used a system of tyres with tubes in them to keep them rolling along – and this has generally worked very well. I’ve never really been an early adopter of new technology. The exception

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10 Myths About Cycle Lanes

Steve Ranger | September 10, 2019

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

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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.

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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

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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

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We Clean Your Parts Sustainably!

Steve Ranger | February 5, 2019

Have you ever thought of what happens to the muck that comes off of your bike? Yes – your bike! All that grease and dirty oil, dirt from the road contaminated with ‘stuff’. Well, it doesn’t go down the drain

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The Dark Peaks: Love, death and cyclocross

Steve Ranger | October 8, 2018

  The Dark Peaks: Love, death and cyclocross I sat down on the grass at the finish line of this year’s peaks, put my head in my hands and wept quietly. In a moment of being utterly spent all of life suddenly

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Danny Brown’s Utah Trip Diary

Steve Ranger | January 18, 2018

In November 2016 Danny went to Moab, Utah and some other amazing mountain biking spots on a staff trip for Lewes Cycleshack and Deers Leap Bikes. Danny’s trip diary is below and tells a great tale

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