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A2B announces 6 new Electric Bikes

Unless you are a big aficionado of electric bikes, A2B is probably not a brand you’ve ever heard of. But they actually launched one of the first electric bikes, or e-bikes, nearly four years ago. Dubbed the A2B Metro it was quite well received at the time but at £2500 was quite pricey as well as fairly bulky, tipping the …

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shinychrisA2B announces 6 new Electric Bikes
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H&M/Brick Lane Cycles clothes range goes on sale

I wrote about this a few weeks ago, but the H&M/Brick Lane Cycles clothing range has gone on sale today and you look at all the items and check out all the prices here. In case you missed the launch. The spin is that each item has been designed with the needs of modern cyclists in mind. So the items are technically suited to cycling, …

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AshleyH&M/Brick Lane Cycles clothes range goes on sale
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H&M’s Cycling range is back – including some great retro tops

Last year H&M became one of the biggest clothing retailers (though Levi’s got there first) to start to take cycling seriously. Spurred on by the growth in the number of cyclists and also a little by our success at The Olympics the company teamed up with Brick Lane Cycles and launched a capsule range of jackets, retro jerseys and more …

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AshleyH&M’s Cycling range is back – including some great retro tops
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Library prank puts Lance Armstrong’s fitness guide in “Fiction” section

Forget the shame of his Oprah Winfrey Show tell-all last week, Lance Armstrong’s biggest blow must surely be this snipe from one of the kings of geekdom, the humble librarian. At Manly Library in Sidney, a cheeky librarian posted the following notice: “ALL NON-FICTION LANCE ARMSTRONG BOOKS, INCLUDING ‘Lance Armstrong: Images of a Champion’, ‘The Lance Armstrong Performance Program’ and …

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Gerald LynchLibrary prank puts Lance Armstrong’s fitness guide in “Fiction” section
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Very cool designer cycling accessory store Saddle & Spoke

Here is a great new store that has been brought to our attention by the people at the always excellent – The Locals. If you are passionate about cycling and very keen on design then you are going to love Saddle & Spoke Founder Claire Armstrong told The Locals that the store has one aim: “to bring together the very …

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AshleyVery cool designer cycling accessory store Saddle & Spoke
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Blaze – a genius bike light – gets funded by Kickstarter

There has been some good stuff on crowdfunding site Kickstarter this year but this might just be the best so far. The BLAZE Bike Light is an innovative light for urban cyclists that aims to tackle one of the biggest causes of cycling fatalities – being caught in the blind spot and vehicles turning across an unseen bike. The theory …

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AshleyBlaze – a genius bike light – gets funded by Kickstarter
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H&M teaming up with Brick Lane Bikes for cycling-in-style range

H&M are getting set to partner with the uber-trendy London cycling experts at Brick Lane Bikes for a new Spring range aimed at cyclists. Taking design advice from the custom bike specialists, H&M are putting together an 11-piece capsule collection, with the aim being to design a range that cyclists can comfortably and safely wear while riding, and not look …

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Gerald LynchH&M teaming up with Brick Lane Bikes for cycling-in-style range
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Brandish Christmas List #10 Sparta RX PLUS Cross-Bar Electric Bike

Electric cycles, or E-Bikes as they are commonly known, are big sellers in cycling-friendly parts of Europe like Germany and Holland. As for the UK it is still early days. One company that is doing its best to get more Britons on to E-bikes is JustEBikes. It has a large range of models and on its websites you’ll find a …

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AshleyBrandish Christmas List #10 Sparta RX PLUS Cross-Bar Electric Bike
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Is this the smartest iPhone cycle gadget so far? Wahoo’s RFLKT

Wahoo Fitness is best known for its range of iPhone-friendly gadgets that are normally the preserve of our pals over Connected Health. However RFLKT, which we spotted on Mashable has caught out eye. It is an iPhone powered computer for street bikes which is expected to launch at the end of December or early January, just in time for CES. …

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AshleyIs this the smartest iPhone cycle gadget so far? Wahoo’s RFLKT
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What to look for when buying a vintage or used racing bicycle – video

So you you have set your heart set on the type of bike that Eddy Merckx used to spin around the Alps on in the 70s. Well you clearly have taste. There’s no denying that older racing bikes from the 60s through to the 90s have a tad more style than lot of today’s racers and consequently they have become …

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AshleyWhat to look for when buying a vintage or used racing bicycle – video
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Brandish Christmas list #3 Kranium KR3 electric cycle

Nothing splits cyclists more than the concept of electric bikes. For hardcore Wiggins types they are an affront to everything  that they cherish. However, more casual cyclists and tech heads see them as being not just cool but maybe the future of bikes. Anyhow for commuters who want a quick way of getting to and from work electric cycles are …

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AshleyBrandish Christmas list #3 Kranium KR3 electric cycle