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Travel Archives - Cycleshack

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 […]

Some bike videos and articles for inspiration

 Steve Ranger        

What does it take to go from 5% chance of survival to setting your sights on winning one of the hardest cycling races in the world? Watch below as James Golding shares his incredible journey in the latest Red Bull Media House series Way of The Wildcard.    A video from Orbea about biking and […]

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 […]

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 […]

Biking the South Downs Way

 Steve Ranger     February 11, 2020   

  The South Downs Way is something we’ve all heard of in Lewes – it goes right past the town, or through it if you want to go that way, and runs a total of 100 miles from Winchester to Eastbourne. The SDW is well known as a local trail, but it’s always surprising how […]

Epic landscapes

A mountain biker’s pilgrimage – the Cycleshack holiday to Utah and Arizona

 Richard Roberts     January 4, 2020   

One of our regular customers joined us for the annual Cycleshack/Deers Leap family holiday to Utah and Arizona, to ride some of the most famous trails in the history of mountain biking. Iconic is an overused word, but that’s what they are… It’d be fair to say that Richard enjoyed himself. As a relatively recent […]

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

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