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Umar Sadiq, professional boxer, wears X-Bionic

Velosport has supplied professional boxer, Umar Sadiq, with kit in the Twyce and Effektor range technologies for his training. X-Bionic’s gym wear range is ideal for all kinds of intense workouts, helping boost performance for athletes of all types. Umar looks great in this video: Fight2-Umar Sadiq Umar is now in training for his next […]

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Factor O2 Demo Ride

Our customer Mark tests out the newly arrived Factor O2 bike: As an excuse to get out in the beautiful weather today, I decided to ask Velosport if I could take the Factor O2 they have in store for a demo ride. Fortunately they agreed & two hours after asking, I was on my way […]

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3 Peaks Cyclocross Race

James Waddington, Velosport & X-Bionic customer, reports on his 3 Peaks Cyclocross Race in the Yorkshire Dales. Last Year I took part in my first 3 Peaks Cyclocross race in the Yorkshire Dales, the race is 38 miles, of which 34 is rideable (20 cross and 18 road) and 5000 feet of climbing. Being a Northerner […]

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Cycling-related Sports Injuries

Cyclists are amongst the most dedicated athletes around – often out on their bikes before dawn and committing hours every week to training. Inevitably injuries happen and cycling through an injury often doesn’t help, nor is much fun. Rest might help, but often it’s not enough. Cyclists need to see specialists who understand them, who […]

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A visit to Legend’s bike factory in Bergamo, Italy

Steve James, owner at Velosport, has recently returned from a short trip to meet with the owner of Legend Bikes in Italy. He reports on his trip: I was fortunate enough to be invited to Legend Bikes in Italy to see the new factory earlier this month. A great opportunity to meet up again with […]

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Test riding Reynolds wheels – review

Steve James reviews the Reynolds Assaults and Strikes. As a Reynolds test centre, I took the opportunity to test out the two entry level full carbon clincher wheel sets. The Assaults which are 41mm deep and the Strikes which are 62mm deep. The entry level pricing is £1299 and £1349 respectively. I had ridden the […]

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Titici bike launch in the UK

On Monday 7th August we launched Titici bikes in the UK. Velosport is the UK’s official retailer for this custom build Italian bike brand. For our press launch, we invited industry journalists along to the Velosport store to experience the new Titici road, gravel and mountain bikes. Titici is owned by Italian manufacturer Trere Innovation, […]

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Our Tour de France bikes

We’ve all had a fantastic time watching this year’s Tour de France: the riding, the incredible performances, the stunning scenery, the gear, the tech and of course the bikes. These 2018 models are three of our favourites: Specialized Tarmac – Teams Bora–Hansgrohe & Quick-Step Floors The new Tarmac SL6 is the sixth generation model, with […]

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Tour de France – Bastille Day store ride report

At 8am on Friday, 14th July, Velosport staff and customers made their way to the store to gear up for the 106km Tour de France – Bastille Day store ride out into the Surrey Hills. We started with coffee and or breakfast and for those looking to try out X-Bionic cycling gear, we got them […]

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The Benefits of a Bike Fit

When I got my first road bike I didn’t get a bike fit. I thought I wasn’t a good enough cyclist at this point to really benefit from one. I’ve since realised that is entirely the wrong way of looking at it. When I started out, I had no idea how a bike should feel […]

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