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CORONA VIRUS – Time To Rethink How You Commute To Work

At havebike, we have long advocated the use of the bicycle – cycling to work is a fantastic way to keep fit, avoid the stresses of public transport, save money (which you can spend on your bike kit instead), as well as helping do your bit for the planet.

There are those of us who …

CORONA VIRUS – WHAT WE ARE DOING

Over the last week the global spread of COVID-19 has started to affect us all as it becomes much closer to home.

At havebike, we put people first and want to reassure our staff and customers about the steps we are taking to mitigate the risk of infection. Despite being a small company, I feel …

Bunny Hop Like a Pro!

Our CEO Nick has been riding and racing mountain bikes and BMXs since he was a kid! He’s also a qualified mountain bike guide. So we got Nick to do a video to demonstrate the bunny hop as well as describe the technique step by step below.

Not just a party trick

The bunny hop goes …

Tour de France 2019 Update

Everything is still to play for at this year’s Tour de France with just over 2 mins separating the top 6 (at time of writing). We’ve got a raft of very capable winners all vying for victory, but what’s the latest news?

Geraint Thomas is always a good place to start. Reigning champion and contending …

Tour de France 2019 Preview

It’s that time once more… The 106th Tour de France starts this weekend.

3 weeks of pedal powered excursion… this time, starting in Brussels, with 2 full stages in Belgium before heading over the border. And it will not be an easy start to the Tour as riders will have to tackle the cobbled climbs …

Shimano XT 12-Speed

*Shimano Press Release:

NEW SHIMANO DEORE XT & SLX GROUPSETS BRING 12-SPEED FEATURES TO MOUNTAIN BIKERS

Original MTB performance groupset and best pound-for-pound groupset go 12-speed

Building on the experiences of the world’s best mountain bike racers, Shimano has brought its race-winning technology to competitive and enthusiastic mountain bike riders.

The new DEORE XT M8100 series, the latest …

Bike Park Wales

A coupe of weekends ago we had the great pleasure of visiting Bike Park Wales with our good friend Cyclehoop. Bike Park Wales is an incredible network of trail for riders of all abilities. It’s built ‘by riders for riders’ and it’s the first full scale mountain bike park in the UK. With swooping …

The Italian Job Part 2

As the Giro d’Italia enters its concluding stages one Vincenzo Nibali, a twice former winner and Tour de France Champion, sits just 1 minute 54 behind race leader Richard Carapaz and is expected to make a charge for a third title.

“Given what I’ve done before and where I am, winning or losing counts a …

The Italian Job

It sometimes feels like a ‘best kept secret’ type of event, maybe because it doesn’t have the same public attention as the Tour de France… but, this is one for the cycling enthusiasts, like us, and anyone who fancies soaking up some panoramic Italian landscapes.

The 102nd Giro d’Italia road race, which rolled out of …