Category: Cycling

The soul of a bike is the soul of a man

Blog post written by David Hemming. In life you meet people, occasionally you meet amazing people for me that day was when I met Steve Worland. He was not just into cycling he was in fact a corner stone and a pioneer of the way many of us enjoy and take for granted the way […]

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Bike review: Titici Gravel

Titici Gravel bike test and ride review by Nick Butterfield As usual, I received my regular Velosport news update into my in box – and as usual I took a quick look. This time however, there was a gravel bike review and this caught my attention. Who really needs a gravel bike? The link took […]

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The Value of the Turbo Session

Blog post written by Paul at UCANFITNESS As today has shown, the British Winter can be wet, windy, cold and icy so sometimes you’re better off jumping on the turbo trainer and mashing out the miles indoors rather than facing the wind, rain, punctures, mechanicals and filthy bikes. Pedalling in a fixed position in a controlled […]

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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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