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Cube are the fastest growing bicycle brand across Europe, manufactured in from a purpose built factilty in Germany Their design orientated product have won them many fans, bringing fresh designs to the UK market. The bikes always use a large proportion of components from established manufacturers such as Easton, Syntace, Schwalbe and DT Swiss, unusually also at keener price points. The size range is uniquely broad, so well worth a test ride in comparison to our established brands.
Specialized have introduced two satisfaction guarantee's on both their excellent range of tires and saddles.
They are so confident in their tires performance that they are now providing an unconditional 90 day satisfaction guarantee* on every tyre they make. If, for any reason, you are not 100% satisfied with any Specialized tire, you can return it to us for credit towards a new Specialized tire! Come to either store to sample the range and get advice on what may work for your ride.
Specialized also now offer a 30 day satisfaction guarantee* on BG Saddles to help you reach the ultimate fit. When the bicycle and the body become one cyclists can enjoy their ride to the full potential. A big concern for any rider, novice or seasoned veteran, is the comfort on the saddle and to help you decide on the best saddle for you, Specialized wants to give you the opportunity to do so with complete confidence. All three of our stores have the ability to size you up and give advise as to what just might work for you.
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Re~Cycle is a UK registered charity in Colchester committed to improving life prospects through the provision of cheap, sustainable transport in Africa. They believe that bicycles offer people a route out of poverty and a means to improve their lives, giving them opportunities to travel to work and school. You can use either of our store's as a drop off point for your unwanted bikes and bits – or contact Re~Cycle directly here
We will be in attendance at Colchester's well established charity bike with mechanical support and free hugs!! Please take a minute to have a look and if you are free that day to do something for a very good cause! It a well organized day with rides from 25 miles to 75 miles - something to suit everybody, so why not challenge yourself?
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Now stocking selected product from Focus, Germany's biggest bike manufacturer. Famed mainly for their road product and presence on the worlds toughest races, Focus are a growing company with impressive product across all genres. Call in for more details.
Come in and check out our large range of 29 inch wheel mountain bikes. We have long been champions for a larger wheel off road companion as their benefits really do suit our part of the world. Paul and Darren have spent time over the years talking with Gary Fisher who invented the concept 12 years ago, and personally ride and race Trek 29'ers . No one in the area has more experience with what has become the most talked about evolution in mountain biking. We've 6 x 29'ers on the test fleet for you to try to check out what all the fuss is about.
We're now proudly the headline sponsor for the Mud, Sweat and Gears - East Anglia's foremost off road series. Now expanded to 8 events, from March through to September. The final round will be at the amazing Olympic XC race course – which we're very much looking forward to.
We hope to be at all races with our VC Revolution race team for support, and will be bringing along some of our bike brands for some of the courses and their respective demo fleets for all to try – get registered on MSG's website an keep an eye on your inbox for the updates!
With categories being more varied than other series there is a great family atmosphere to help all get involved, including kids. With great course's and organization, the series will attract riders from beginners to committed regulars. Call Paul at the store if you want to get involved.