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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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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A Trip Across France – Three Men on a Bike

Steve Ranger | January 12, 2018

The story of a ride from Dieppe to Marseille   Team Benfucci – Cycling around France Three fit young (at heart) men cycled over 850 miles around France to raise money for their chosen charities   Paul Benoy, Cycleshack Director, and two friends undertook a cycle ride across France to raise funds for Help for Heroes and St […]

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