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These are very exciting times for us at The Bicycle Chain! We are having to relocate our Taunton store and are taking the opportunity to build a new flagship Bicycle Chain store in Taunton. We will keep you updated as progress develops, but it's currently slated for early 2022.
We are voluntarily recalling two-piece slotted cranks originally equipped on select 2019 and 2020 Sirrus and Sirrus X Models (purchased between approximately September 2018 and June 2020):
Indoor trainers are all the rage right now. With no way of getting out and riding with fellow cyclists, not to mention a desire to keep safe and healthy, exercising at home has become the norm. For cyclists, this means turbo training. We discussed the benefits of a turbo trainer in our previous post: ‘The year of the indoor trainer’, so today we are looking at the apps you can use to improve your home work out and bring outdoor pursuits indoors.
Gravel riding is the ‘in thing’ in the world of cycling and if you’ve been following our blog you will know that here at the Bicycle Chain, we love it too. We recently brought you a post on how to ride an off-road century, so we’re picking up where we left off and taking it back to basics with our top tips for gravel riding.
E-bikes were all the rage in 2019 and it doesn’t look like that’s about to change any time soon. Arguably the most exciting evolution of this trend is power assisted performance mountain bikes. New for this decade is the Turbo Levo SL range from Specialized, a trail bike that they say “changes everything.”
So far in our Christmas gift series we’ve brought you gift guides for gravel lovers and mountain bikers, so naturally it’s time to look to the road. So, sit back and get a hot toddy going, because below we have compiled a list of potential gift ideas for the road cyclist in your life.
Conventional wisdom in the bike industry says that carbon fiber bike manufacturing can only be accomplished in Asia. We think that’s ridiculous; the U.S. developed nearly every advanced manufacturing concept from standardized parts to carbon fiber itself.
In a year of Grand Tours ruled by dominant Brits, it’s easy to overlook those riders who shared the final podiums. One such rider is Dutch powerhouse Tom Dumoulin (Team Sunweb) who featured not once, but twice. After an incredible 2017 season, a lot was expected of Dumoulin going into 2018. However, not everything went to plan…
There’s no doubt that one of the biggest trends in the world of mountain biking right now is the increasing popularity and sophistication of electric bikes. Having a power boost available when you need it can extend your epic days on the bike; you can ride further, harder and for longer than ever before.
Specialized have just raised the bar for all electric bikes with the release of the new 2019 Turbo Levo.