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  • 10 Tips – Get ‘Tooled-Up’ for Winter
    Posted by Rick Robson on 13th September 2018 at 5:41 am

    Basic bike maintenance is a great thing on many levels; It leaves you not relying on other people, saves money on mechanic bills and best of all, your bike will be in tip-top shape all year around. Here at Merlin we have our own range of top quality tools, ideal to keep your bike finely […]The post 10 Tips – Get ‘Tooled-Up’ for Winter appeared first on Merlin Cycles Blog. […]

  • 8 Tips – Autumn Clothing Bargains!
    Posted by Rick Robson on 6th September 2018 at 9:19 am

    With unpredictable temperatures and often variable weather, Autumn can be a real ‘mixed bag’ and a bit of a nightmare to get the clothing right for your ride. Follow our autumn clothing accessory tips, and check out our recommended products for when the weather doesn’t know if it’s Arthur or Marthur. Long Shorts / Short […]The post 8 Tips – Autumn Clothing […]

  • Guide to Surviving Winter – like a BOSS!
    Posted by Rick Robson on 30th August 2018 at 6:57 am

    It’s nearly that time of the year again in the northern hemisphere. Whilst it might be warm a few more weeks, soon it will get cold, wet and miserable. Now is a great time to start contemplating the winter months ahead. Follow our tips to get prepared and keep the wheels turning through winter. Let’s […]The post Guide to Surviving Winter – like a BOSS! appeared first on […]

  • 8 Things That Want to KILL your bike!
    Posted by Rick Robson on 23rd August 2018 at 7:51 am

    Most people love their bike. It gives freedom, fitness and provides the same head clearing-happy-joy it has given since childhood. However, there are dark, sinister, destructive forces which can kill your bike. Watch out for these seemingly innocent elements – protect your pride and joy! These 8 things can kill your bike. Salt n Chips […]The post 8 Things That Want to KILL your […]

  • 12 Tips for a B I G Challenge 🗺
    Posted by Rick Robson on 16th August 2018 at 6:32 am

    Inspired by the Tour De France? Got loads of miles in during the hot summer? Why not tackle a mega miles challenge? Follow our tips to eat up the roads or trails for longer than you have ever done before. Build it Up When you are planning a big ride, it’s important to be realistic. […]The post 12 Tips for a B I G Challenge 🗺 appeared first on Merlin Cycles Blog. […]

  • Patten (Team Merlin) ‘Versus’ TDF Stars!
    Posted by Rick Robson on 9th August 2018 at 9:47 am

    Just a few days after the Tour De France, our man in Belgium, Dan Patten had the opportunity to race against some of the stars of the TDF in the Post Tour Criteriums in Holland. The post tour crit’s are held all across mainland Europe, they offer local fans the chance to see there country’s […]The post Patten (Team Merlin) ‘Versus’ TDF Stars! appeared first on […]

  • Avoid these 10 Mistakes on your Sportive
    Posted by Rick Robson on 2nd August 2018 at 9:02 am

    A sportive is a great way to get to see a new part of the world on your bike. Unfortunately, there are also lots of opportunities for things to go wrong… Avoid these 10 Sportive mistakes to improve your chances of having a great day. Easy Tiger… Starting too fast is the most common mistake […]The post Avoid these 10 Mistakes on your Sportive appeared first on Merlin Cycles […]

  • 10 Top Tips – New Bike Set up 🛒🚲
    Posted by Rick Robson on 26th July 2018 at 10:35 am

    So you’ve pressed the button, or said “I’ll have that one” in an actual shop – you’ve bought a new bike! That’s great, but how do you get your new bike to fit you and get it ready to ride? Check out our guide to setting up your new bike. There are a few things […]The post 10 Top Tips – New Bike Set up 🛒🚲 appeared first on […]

  • From cyclist to triathlete: Why you should take up the challenge
    Posted by Bring Digital on 25th July 2018 at 2:34 pm

      On the 15th July, the majority of people in the UK were gearing up to watch the World Cup final between France and Croatia from the comfort of their homes or the local pub. But our very own Bex Rimmington had a different day ahead. Just before 6 am, she was standing at the […]The post From cyclist to triathlete: Why you should take up the challenge appeared first on Merlin Cycles […]

  • 10 Tips – Climb like Geraint the Goat?
    Posted by Rick Robson on 19th July 2018 at 7:00 am

    It’s that time of year again. We watch in wonder at the riders in the Tour De France and think, “If only I could climb like a those guys…” Well, here are our top tips for improving your climbing. Unleash your inner mountain goat! Practise There are no real short cuts for improving climbing. Practise […]The post 10 Tips – Climb like Geraint the Goat? appeared […]

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