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The electric MTB you’ve been waiting for: Road legal Stealth Bomber

Stealth made its name with the B-52 Bomber  – an outrageous electric MTB with a range of 50 miles and a top speed 50 mph. With its 4,000-watt motor, the Stealth Bomber far exceeds the legal limits imposed on electric bicycles, but bypasses the need to be registered as a moped by being classified as an off-road vehicle. However, its astronomic retail price…

Our roads were built for bicycles

How many miles of road would you guess crisscross this little island of ours? 100,000? 200,000? According to the Department for Transport there are 245,000 miles of roads in Britain; a distance equivalent to circumnavigating the earth 10 times. Even more surprising than the size of our road network is the relatively tiny proportion of it that was designed and…

Win a Brooks makeover for your bike

If spring has sprung where you live, why not treat your bike to a makeover? We have a classic Brooks B17 saddle in honey and a roll of Brooks micro-fibre bar tape to give away. Whether you run a classic tourer or a fixie, we are confident the seat and tape will add practicality and flair to your favourite ride.…

Back to the future: Retro electric scooters, bicycles and mopeds

The original ČZ Čezeta scooter was powered by a 175cc two-stroke single and its distinctive snout-like fairing earned it the nickname ‘pig’. Now, 54 years after production of the pig came to an end, scooter fanatic Neil Eamonn Smith has revived the bike as a battery powered replica. The new Čezeta is powered by an 11 kW electric motor that can…

Say goodbye to winter with vintage bicycle lights

The recent mild weather has made us feel like British Summer Time can’t come soon enough. Of course, it’s not quite time to put away the winter riding gear, but what better way to wave goodbye to wet and cold roads than with a set of classic bicycle lights? LED technology has spawned a bewildering choice of bicycle lights, the…