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Mechanical Disc Brakes – Are They Dead?

Disc brakes are the dominant force in cycling tech right now, but should you go mechanical or hydraulic? In this blog we talk about the benefits that mechanical disc brakes might have to offer over the now traditional hydraulic systems.

Trek Madone, Emonda, Domane - Whats The Difference Anyway?

Trek are a huge company, both on the high street and in the peloton. Given the size of the company they naturally produce a huge and diverse collection of bicycles across almost all disciplines. In this blog we're going to take a quick look at the three main offerings they have for road cycling; the Madone, Domane, and Emonda.

Covid Lockdown Survival Guide - James' Top Tips for a Solo Coffee Adventure

Lockdown, winter, and Covid combine to provide serious challenges to the prospects of riding this year. But James has been on a mission to enjoy a #brewwithaview and documents one of his winter gravel rides for us in this blog.

Chris Hall Rides Team Sunweb Cervelo S5 Dream Build

Hot on the tails of Francis Cade's mouth watering Wilier MTB build, this week we had the pleasure of building up another super bike for one of our favourite cycling bloggers, podcasters, endurance athletes, and all-round lovable guy Chris Hall.

How To Pack Your Bike

Over the years we’ve pretty much nailed the art of packing up a bike into a cardboard box and shipping it safely. There’s a certain art to it for sure, but ultimately there are some very simple steps to success that you can follow in order to guarantee your bike gets there in one piece. In this blog we talk you through the packing process.

Building Francis Cade's MTB

Bike build projects are our favourite part of life at Cycle Exchange . From sublime spec Pinarello F10 builds to the raddest of Transition builds, we’ve done them all. Last week we had our favourite YouTuber Francis Cade instore to build up his latest bike, A Wilier 110 FX Carbon XC MTB.


Cycling in 2021: What We're Looking Forward To

2020 was a write off for many people, but 2021 looks to be a whole different tale. With the potential to travel again and ride in new places back on the table we ask the team in store what their plans for cycling in 2021 are.

Our Bikes Of The Year: 2020

So it’s that time of year again where we all start to look back and pick out our favourite moments, products, and memories. Despite 2020 not going to plan, shall we say, as far as new bike tech goes there have been some real highlights. Here’s our bikes of the year list for 2020!

How To Sell Your Second Hand Bike

We run you through the easiest and not so easiest ways you can sell your second hand bike.

Why Your Next Bike Should Be A Used One

Used bikes don't have to mean a fraut Ebay exchange, in fact they offer greater value and push your money a lot further than it would go with something new. In this blog we take a deep dive into the many benefits of buying a used bike over a new one.

The Cycle Exchange Bicycle Size Guide

Let us help you find the right bike size with our one-stop-shop blog post that explains bike sizing to the best of our knowledge with over 7 years of selling bicycle experience!

 

We Need To Talk About The Cervelo Aspero

We take a quick dive in to the near perfection that is the Cervelo Aspero gravel bike.

A New Look

With their latest 795 Blade RS, Look have finally managed to combine their rich history with a rich riding experience that doesn’t disappoint.

Titanium Is On The Rise! But We Ask...Why Ti?

We take a look at titanium and it's properties. Could this be your next frame?

The Cycle Exchange Sustainability Pledge

Looking to the future with our own green pledge and sustainbility drive!

The Cervelo range reviewed by Cycle Exchange

Josh and Jamie's January build recommendations...

Parcours Wheels - What We Learned In The Wind Tunnel


Parcours' Brand New Disc Brake Specific Strade Wheel #thinkwider

The All New Sram Red Etap AXS 12 Speed Madone SLR Disc

Josh and Jamie's Disc or Non-Disc Dilemna - The Ultimate Climbing Bikes


Transition Bikes available now through Cycle Exchange.

Introducing GoCycle!

Power Meters - Information Over Load


Trek - Race Shop Limited - Race Tested

February Newsletter - A 4.81kg bike at under half price. Adventure, Cross and Gravel. Emonda disc, Scott Contessa disc, F8, S5 Etap, Scapin Classic.

Disc brakes - our view


Why Your Next Upgrade Should Be Carbon Wheels

Tour De France 2019 - Our Favourites

Staff picks - Giant TCR SL1 Disc - the not so cool kid at the top table


SAIKEL - Step out of the darkness

Specialized Sworks Venge vs Tarmac 2019 is there any difference ?

What’s the difference? Gravel, CX and onto MTB


BMC - a Bicycle Manufacturing Company

Specialized Tarmac S-Works Sagan Edition

Cycle Exchange 50 Point Bike Safety Checklist when buying a second hand bike.


Cycle Exchange beginners guide to different types of road bike.

10 Reasons To Use Cycle Exchange

Everything You Need to Know About Electric Gears


An African cycling adventure and a chance to win a weekend in Cape Town


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