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News Archives - Cycleshack

What’s Happening – Cycleshack opening

 Steve Ranger     June 7, 2021   

We will post our latest news here every time we have anything to tell you, including whether we are open, and if so at which shop. We’ll keep you fully in the picture. Latest news from 3rd June 2021: Cliffe High Street (in Intersport) is open except Mondays – service at the door Friars Walk […]

Fix Your Bike Vouchers

 Steve Ranger     July 29, 2020   

The new Fix Your Bike voucher scheme was introduced today, with 50,000 vouchers being issued. Naturally the website crashed straight away, but they’ll be rolling out more soon and of course we are a registered shop with the scheme. So what’s it all about? If you get a voucher, it’ll look a bit like this: […]

Bike Videos #2

 Steve Ranger     July 16, 2020   

Some more bike videos to inspire you to get out there… 

The best way to get a bike

 Steve Ranger     June 21, 2020   

It’s official – there are hardly any bikes anywhere at the moment. Most shops are struggling to get any bikes of any description and we’re getting up to 20 enquiries a day for bikes we don’t have. Here are some handy tips for getting yourself riding: Choose the type of bike – we’re mainly a […]

Doing horrible things to myself for charity

 Richard Roberts     April 29, 2020   

Between shifts at Cycleshack I’ve had a bit more chance to get out on the bike recently. I thought I’d put that time to good use by raising money for an important local charity, Chailey Heritage Foundation, which looks after young people with extreme and complex disabilities and health needs. More than ever, in this […]

The joy of local

 Richard Roberts     April 10, 2020   

Lockdown has shown me that if you’re forced to be stuck somewhere for a while there aren’t many better places to be than Lewes. In this instance, I’m not referring to the many fine people I’ve met, the pleasing architecture and the awesome array of pubs, but to the physical geography of the place. When […]

South Downs Way on Electric Bikes

A SDW Odyssey on Electric BIkes

 Steve Ranger     April 6, 2020   

Rob is an old climbing partner, known for his stock phrase, ‘What’s the worst that could happen?’ – just before it happens, usually. Retreating from a 19 pitch route in the Alps when he’d belayed me from a tuft of grass (‘I knew you wouldn’t fall off’) has always told me he’s made of the […]

Getting the Bike Out

 Steve Ranger     April 1, 2020   

I am ashamed to say that since the Utah trip back in November, my Fuel EX has been in its bag. Recent events have given me a massive nudge to get out on the Downs, and I finally put it together on the driveway the other day. It’s been a great motivator to get back […]

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:   Six reasons why an eBike

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