Cycling

John O’Groats Bike Transport gives the lo-down on Pure

August 24, 2012

Over the past few months the team at John O’Groats Bike Transport have been putting our environmentally friendly Pure range to the test. Here’s what they think of the products! “We clean bikes every day, from filthy, muddy mountain bikes to road bikes covered in oil.  I find the Pure cleaning products really easy and [...]

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War-wounded, British ex-servicemen take on American cycle challenge!

July 16, 2012

We recently read a great story about a group of eight war-wounded, ex-servicemen who make up team ‘Battle Back’. They only have seven legs between them but still managed to race across America by bike – they travelled a whopping 3,051 miles which is undoubtedly a fantastic achievement. Team ‘Battle Back’ took eight days to [...]

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Bontrager Twentyfour12 is back!

July 6, 2012

We’re sure lots of you lot are looking forward to the Bontrager Twentyfour12 event this weekend! If you’re not familiar with the event, here’s the low down: It’s an entirely off road, endurance mountain bike race open to solos, pairs and teams. You’ll see plenty of cycling enthusiasts heading to Newnham Park in Plympton, just [...]

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Swap spending money on petrol for a short cycle!

July 4, 2012

With petrol prices being at an all-time high, there really is no better time to be swapping your car for a short cycle ride! We’re not suggesting that you completely get rid of your vehicle – they come in useful for long-distance journeys … where would you put your luggage when traveling to the airport [...]

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Review Team focus: Dirtwash G-strings

May 29, 2012

For those of you tracking the progress of our official Review Team, you’ll have noticed that they’ve been sent out their next product to review. We’ve decided to ask them to trial our new Dirtwash G-strings… and have given them a bottle of our Dirtwash Bike Cleaner Spray to use with them too for good [...]

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Dirtwash G-strings … coming to a retailer near you soon!

March 26, 2012

Our Dirtwash range has grown recently with addition of a quirky yet useful piece of cleaning kit – the G-string. Aside from many of you already telling us you love the name (ahem), we also know that you will love the way these cleaning strings will help to keep your sprockets, derailleurs and chain rings [...]

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Get fit and help your ticker by cycling

January 31, 2012

When the New Year rolls around, lots of cyclists vow to spend more time on the saddle! If, a few weeks into the New Year, you need a little more encouragement, hopefully our top reasons why you should make ‘to cycle more’ your New Year’s resolution will help! Listen up folks! Getting fit: Cycling helps [...]

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Great locations for rides in the UK!

January 31, 2012

Recently, our Facebook fans shared some of their favourite places to ride with us and we’ve narrowed their suggestions down to our top five cycling locations in the UK. We’d highly recommend trying out these trails – they’re great locations to get that adrenaline pumping! The Lake District A favourite amongst our fans was The [...]

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The right products for giving your bike some TLC!

November 29, 2011

A few weeks back, we asked some of our Facebook fans how often they gave their bikes a bit of TLC! We were very impressed with some of the answers! A lot of people stated that they cleaned their bike after every ride. Fantastic!  It’s important to make sure you’re maintaining your bike so that [...]

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Preventing punctures could save you a lot of hassle!

November 29, 2011

As you lot will know, there are lots of different types of punctures, including sidewall punctures, outer surface punctures, inner surface punctures and also you can have blow out and valve problems. All cyclists come across at least one of these types of punctures in their lifetime – and they always seem to come about [...]

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