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Adventure on The South Downs Way

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Adventure on The South Downs Way
The sun was shining on Saturday morning as 15 women rocked up at Spring Gardens Farm Shop in Washington for the Reilly Wild Women: an intro to bike packing weekend...

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Why Should You Buy a Titanium Road Bike?

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Why Should You Buy a Titanium Road Bike?

A road bike, as the name suggests is for riding on the road or on smooth paved surfaces like country lanes and cycle paths. They are designed for speed so are lightweight and aerodynamic often with dropped handlebars. Traditionally, road bikes were made of steel. Carbon fibre has been used more recently, but titanium road bikes are fast becoming a popular choice. Read on to find out why. What Does a Road Bike Look Like?Here is a basic run down of the part of a road bike.Frame & ForksA road bike frame still uses the traditional two triangle design. Modern road...

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Reilly Launch Fusion at The Cycle Show.

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Reilly Launch Fusion at The Cycle Show.

    Reilly launched their advanced road bike ‘Fusion’ at The Cycle Show last weekend to huge acclaim. “Reilly's Fusion is truly stunning” cycling news “As innovative as it is gorgeous” Cycling WEEKLY “While there is rightly going to be a lot of attention paid to the sleek design, the Fusion also features some sensible stuff” road.cc   Fusion is an evolution of their road series, combining classic Reilly race geometry, top-grade hydroformed titanium tubes and advanced engineering to create a light, aerodynamic titanium frame to rival carbon equivalents.  In a nod to tradition, Reilly’s innovative use of investment casting makes...

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What Tyres Do You Need on Gravel Bikes?

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What Tyres Do You Need on Gravel Bikes?

What Tyres Do You Need on Gravel Bikes?Gravel bikes, also known as adventure bikes, are a great way to cycle off-road. They are designed to tackle different terrain so you can ride them pretty much anywhere - in the forest, on a country trail, across gravel paths or along the beach. So, what makes a gravel bike different to other bikes? How do you choose the ultimate gravel tyre to give you the best cycling experience? Read on to find out the answers to these questions and to learn more about gravel bikes and the perfect tyre to buy to...

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What Is A Gravel Bike?

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What Is A Gravel Bike?

Flick through any cycling magazine or website and there is a huge buzz around gravel cycling. With reams of information about off-road races, new gravel trails, bike packing anecdotes and most of all gravel bikes and their kit. Here’s Reilly’s gravel run down.   What Is A Gravel Bike? A gravel or adventure bike can handle off-road terrain as well as the road. Often described as a “grab it and go” bike due to its immense versatility; with a gravel bike, you can ride forest tracks, rocky mountain paths, sandy single tracks, bridleways, dusty country trails, tarmac and pretty much...

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