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  • 2019 Groupsets 😵 – Whats New?
    Posted by Rick Robson on 14th June 2018 at 7:14 am

    The last few weeks have seen the unveiling of four new groupsets from Shimano and Campagnolo, these will become available in the next few months. Here at Merlin Cycles we get as excited as anyone about the lovely new shiny stuff. So amongst all the new product ‘bells and whistles’, what are we really looking […]The post 2019 Groupsets 😵 – Whats New? appeared […]

  • Fathers Day Gifts 🧦(dodging the socks)
    Posted by Rick Robson on 13th June 2018 at 10:23 am

    Eagerly anticipating even more SOCKS on Fathers Day? Avoid sock Armageddon in your drawers by forwarding this list of potential gifts around your family, what’s the worst that can happen? Oh yes, more cycling socks, at least they are useful…   Funkier Forano 5″ Cuff Summer Socks £6.29 Altura Ascent 2 Short Sleeve Jersey £14.99 […]The post Fathers Day […]

  • Top Tips – Time to Give it a Tri? 🏊‍♂️🚴‍♀️🏃‍♀️
    Posted by Rick Robson on 7th June 2018 at 8:03 am

    Is all this bike riding leaving you feeling a little jaded and in need of a fresh challenge? Merlin Cycles rider, Bex, has made the transition from Elite bike rider to Triathlete. Bex’s transition has gone very well, having recently earned a place on the Zwift Academy Triathlon Team and having won her first Triathlon […]The post Top Tips – Time to Give it a Tri? […]

  • 10 Ways you are Ruining your Bike?
    Posted by Rick Robson on 31st May 2018 at 6:39 am

    Got a bike that you love, cherish and adore? Clothing that makes you feel like a bike riding superhero? Take care of them. Here are 10 ways you might be ruining your bike and kit. Rubberside Down Flipping your bike over, upside down on the stem / hoods / saddle to fix a flat tyre […]The post 10 Ways you are Ruining your Bike? appeared first on Merlin Cycles Blog. […]

  • 10 Top Tips – Going for a Long One
    Posted by Rick Robson on 24th May 2018 at 8:50 am

    If you are that way inclined, there is no greater feeling than watching your bike’s computer click over into triple digits – 100 Miles… (although 100 Kilometers is a fair bit easier). Here are our tips and mistakes to avoid when planning to go for a long one. Route Plan Depending on how much of […]The post 10 Top Tips – Going for a Long One appeared first on […]

  • Top Tips – 7 Summer Essentials
    Posted by Rick Robson on 10th May 2018 at 10:53 am

    After what can only be described as a horrendous winter, summer has finally landed in the UK. Well, it was quite warm last week. So it must be almost that time when blokes walk through towns bare-chested to the local pub (this natural phenomenon happens when we hit 15 degrees Centigrade up north). More importantly […]The post Top Tips – 7 Summer Essentials appeared first on Merlin […]

  • Brand Focus – Colnago
    Posted by Rick Robson on 3rd May 2018 at 6:50 am

    If one name has been seemingly ever-present in road cycling over the last 70 years or so, it’s Colnago. Following a career ending crash in a bike race, Ernesto Colnago decided to get into the bike trade. From humble beginnings working for Gloria Cycles in a small town near Milano, Ernesto soon had loftier ambitions […]The post Brand Focus – Colnago appeared first on Merlin […]

  • Sub £100 – 5 ⭐ Road & MTB Upgrades
    Posted by Rick Robson on 1st May 2018 at 7:02 am

    Looking for that extra little something to improve your riding experience? Check out our relatively cheap upgrades which can improve your comfort, practicality and even speed. These products all have 5 Star reviews on our website from customers who purchased from Merlin. Tyres New road tyres can reduce the chance of a puncture and improve […]The post Sub £100 – 5 ⭐ Road […]

  • Qui Est Lapierre ?
    Posted by Rick Robson on 27th April 2018 at 11:02 am

    The post war mood in France was, partly at least, one of hope. Lapierre bikes were born in this era of post war hope and re-generation. Lapierre was established by Gaston Lapierre in 1946 in the town of Dijon. A place more famous for its mustard than its bikes. Lapierre were soon producing bikes which […]The post Qui Est Lapierre ? appeared first on Merlin Cycles Blog. […]

  • Team Merlin News
    Posted by Rick Robson on 26th April 2018 at 6:33 am

    With the early season done and dusted, here is a quick round-up of Team Merlin race news. Fastest Ever Rebecca Rimmington (Bex) scored her first two wins from her first two races of 2018. Bex won the North Lancs 10 mile time trial held on the Garstang course in tough conditions. The following week Bex […]The post Team Merlin News appeared first on Merlin Cycles Blog. […]

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