Cycle journeys (in every sense)

Simon Nurse | 21/07/2017 16:56:38

Last night, Ian represented the shop on a panel of speakers organised by cycle storage manufacturer Odoni-Elwell and Cyclopaedia client, Future Inns. Also featuring a talk from Cardiff Cycle City, the overall theme of the evening was long distance cycle touring and journeying, in every sense of the word. The primary speaker was Jet McDonald, a.... More

All types and flavours

Simon Nurse | 26/06/2017 16:01:31

Bike shops are not all about the new and the shiny. We’re also about the hum-drum and the day to day. We’re about the commute in the rain and the emergency repair the night before. We embrace the old alongside the new. We cover our elbows in grease and winkle out seized bottom brackets and stuck-fast seat posts..... More

Sizing your child’s bike: Getting the most out of family outings

Simon Nurse | 14/06/2017 10:58:03

We’re flowing through the woods. The trail undulates beneath my wheels, rising, falling and rising again. I’m using an Orbea Oiz 29er, light responsive and fast, it’s perfectly at home here. The trees loom in and out of view. There’s a carpet of bluebells bordering the singletrack, a violet blur against the earthy colours of the wood. Roots.... More

Coming soon – ‘Make us an offer day’, 1st July 2017

Simon Nurse | 06/06/2017 13:14:23

With the summer getting into full swing, we’ve taken a long look at the kit on our shelves and have decided to give a little bit back to the cycling community that supports us. On Saturday the 1st of July in celebration and preparation for the Velothon (the biggest cycle sportive in the UK) we are massively discounting.... More

A winning combination – building a relationship with you and your bike

Simon Nurse | 20/05/2017 12:53:41

Cyclopaedia is now in its 23rd year. That’s almost a quarter of a century of carefully handling bike bits of all colours and flavours, matching riders requirements to suitable bikes, fettling and mending, helping,  guiding, organising, arranging and professionally bike fitting. That’s an awful lot of servicing the cycling community. .... More