Riding bikes is at the heart of what we do, be that the day-to-day commute or a cross-continental adventure. Our customers and staff are a friendly and broad mix of cyclists. The journal is where we record and celebrate some of the best adventures, opinions and advice from both staff and riders.

How to go Touring in Winter

Who wants to go winter cycle touring? A couple of weeks back my partner and I set off on a cold and brisk mini-tour. It’s …
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Randonneur review - Cycle

RANDONNEUR – Cycle magazine

“Light enough and tough enough for commuting, kitted out for full-on touring, and with bikepacking capabilities and loads of tyre clearance, Bristol’s Randonneur lives up …
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Which electric bike is best?

There are many, many types of rider, but basically only two types of electric bike. E-bikes are separated into hub motors and crank motors. “What’s …
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Maintaining your bike this winter

Colin, manager at Bristol Bicycles, talks you through some hot tips to keep your bike running smoothly throughout the year. Cleaning A clean bike is a …
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New forest Gravel cycling

From Zero to Hero

For some of us, cycling is a way of life. We’re brought up to ride bikes, it becomes second nature. It can feel unfamiliar and …
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