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  • Top Gifts for Christmas 2017
    Posted by Rick Robson on 14th December 2017 at 10:11 am

    Here at Merlin, we fully appreciate how hard it is to make sure that your loved ones don’t get you something that you just don’t need. With that in mind, here’s a list of potential gifts which could take the guesswork out of their decision. Now, all you have to do is forward this blog […]The post Top Gifts for Christmas 2017 appeared first on Merlin Cycles Blog. […]

  • 8 Tips – Make Night Time🌛The Ride Time🚲
    Posted by Rick Robson on 14th December 2017 at 10:11 am

    While the natural instinct for many people is to get back from work and relax in the warmth of their home, more and more people are choosing to get out riding at night. So with lighting and clothing never better, what’s stopping you getting out riding at night? Here’s our tips for an evening ride. […]The post 8 Tips – Make Night Time🌛The Ride Time🚲 […]

  • Cyclists VS Drivers: How to beat road rage
    Posted by Bring Digital on 13th December 2017 at 9:21 am

    The BBC’s Jeremy Vine is certainly not the only cyclist who has suffered road rage from a driver. We spoke to 1000 cyclists and found that more than half have experienced some form of road rage from drivers, and 30% of these say they experience it regularly. This got us thinking: What is it that […]The post Cyclists VS Drivers: How to beat road rage appeared first on Merlin Cycles […]

  • Top 5 High Cal Foods which are good for you
    Posted by Rick Robson on 29th November 2017 at 3:15 pm

    While the age-old adage of ‘calories in – calories out’ is still the cornerstone of managing weight, which high calorie foods are actually good for you? There are certain high-calorie foods that are rammed with good stuff and can actually help you slim down. Here’s five of our favourites; Have A Cado Avocados have 80 […]The post Top 5 High Cal Foods which are good […]

  • Brand in Focus – KTM
    Posted by Rick Robson on 27th November 2017 at 4:12 pm

    With their home base in Austria, KTM have been making bikes since 1964. As a company, KTM are also well-known for making a wide range of motorbikes, however they’ve been building bicycles since the very beginning. Huge Range Operating for over 50 years, KTM’s range of bikes is huge, from E bikes to top quality […]The post Brand in Focus – KTM appeared first on Merlin […]

  • Road to Tri – Bex’s Transition
    Posted by Rick Robson on 23rd November 2017 at 11:36 am

    The beauty of sport is that everyone’s direction and journey is completely different, there is no written rule on which path to take but each is full of its own unique challenges and adventures along the way. Here’s Merlin Cycles employee Bex’s story from mid-season 2017 and plans for the coming year; Breaking News The […]The post Road to Tri – Bex’s […]

  • 10 Tips – Protein Sources for Cyclists
    Posted by Rick Robson on 9th November 2017 at 2:40 pm

    As bike riders we all know that we should be eating a balanced diet with a decent amount of protein. But what are the best foods for protein? Here’s our top ten protein packed foods. Eggs For relatively low price and high quality, it’s hard to find a comparable source of high quality protein out […]The post 10 Tips – Protein Sources for Cyclists appeared first on Merlin […]

  • The economics of cycling to work
    Posted by Bring Digital on 8th November 2017 at 2:56 pm

    In the UK, many of us spend more than two hours a day commuting to work. And many of us are willing to put up with even longer commutes. Crazy, but true! Cars are by far the most popular form of transport over here, in contrast with countries like the Netherlands where there are more […]The post The economics of cycling to work appeared first on Merlin Cycles Blog. […]

  • Brand in Focus – Camelbak
    Posted by Rick Robson on 8th November 2017 at 12:12 pm

    When a company name becomes the generic name for the products they sell, they have done pretty well, like Hoover with vacuum cleaners for example. This same can be said of Camelbak, the name has become synonymous with hydration packs. Here’s how Camelbak came to dominate their market. Back When… Way back in 1989, Michael […]The post Brand in Focus – Camelbak appeared […]

  • Time to Choose? Caliper-V-Disc Brakes 😕
    Posted by Rick Robson on 3rd November 2017 at 1:03 pm

    With Disc brakes now allowed for road racing in many countries around the world, here’s the lowdown on the hot topic of disc-usion on road bike braking… In the last few months we have conducted social media polls on Disc versus Rim brakes for road bikes. The outcomes for our poll questions were split roughly […]The post Time to Choose? Caliper-V-Disc Brakes 😕 appeared […]

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