Another sign we are slowly but becoming a cycling nation.

Back in the 1960's a wet Sunday afternoon activity was to sort and mount stamps in albums. I remember seeing French stamps featuring cyclists. I asked my Dad why Britain didn’t have world class cyclists. He made an explanation that it was other nations that emphasised cycling as a sport. Things have changed a bit and today I watched a medal 🏅 ceremony where a British cycling team received bronze medals on the first day of the world cycling championships. Let's hope these are not the only medals to be hung round the necks of British cyclists this week. However I think we will only be able call ourselves a cycling nation along side the Dutch and Germans. When we have much improved cycling infrastructure including many many more segregated cycle paths, perhaps then the medals will be silver or gold rather than bronze....
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Great when you meet a customer enjoying their new Gepida Alboin ebike

It's always good when quite by chance you meet a customer out on a bike you have recently maintained or sold them. Yesterday was one of those days when I spotted a Gepida Alboin ebike with a Bosch Performance Line motor and Shimano Alfine eight speed hub I had recently sold to a customer in Grassington. The customer was clearly enjoying their new purchase tacking the hills around Dales village. What's more they had equipped it spacious panniers, a Gepida D lock and had found a rather nice matching helmet. ...
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Tannus Airless Tyres are not only very practical they are also very cool 😎

Have just fitted a pair of red Tannus airless tyres to a customer's bike. He is really pleased as they are verybpractical for his work commute and also look really cool. He is hoping his wife gets a pair as well, so she doesn't have to worry about getting a puncture. Get in touch, if you would like a pair fitting to your bike. 🚴 Tannus airless tyres are available in many different colours and sizes. Contact the Yorkshire Bike Company for more information....
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Tannus Puncture Proof Tyres cope with wet Yorkshire Roads

It was rather wet today for a bike ride to Ripley. However the Tannus airless tyres coped brilliantly with the conditions. What is more I had no worries about getting cold fixing a puncture at the side of the road. If you are interested in having a test ride on some Tannus puncture proof tyres get intouch with the Harrogate based Yorkshire Bike Company http://www.yorkshirebike.co.uk...
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The Perfect base for a weekend or longer cycling holiday in the Dales

The Perfect base for a weekend or longer cycling holiday in the Dales Along side cycle maintenance, bike and e-bike sales we also have a holiday let in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales near Grassington. This is the centre of some of the best mountain biking and road cycling Yorkshire has to offer. For more information have a look at the agents website web site found at www.sykescottages.co.uk/19150 . This is what one recent guest had to say about their stay. "Just to say we really enjoyed staying at Linton Falls.  The place was spotless and warm when we got there. We enjoyed using the log burner and there were all the facilities we needed . It was one of the best places we have stayed  The weather was inclement but didn’t stop us from getting about . We would certainly put it on our list to visit again. ...
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Quality Kids Bikes for the Summer

Quality Kids Bikes for the Summer So often people look for a cheap bike for their child's first bike. However cheap bikes are often very heavy and have poor quality components, that soon either brake or don't work correctly, due to the tough life they face. The good news is that Gepida that supply the high quality e bikes we stock also make a great range of high quality children's bikes, including balance bikes. If your interested in one of these get in touch. I would love to help you give your child a great start to their cycling experience so that that cycling together can be easier and more FUN! Gepida AUHA 12" Balance BikeGipida Gilpin 50 24"Gepida Gilpin 50 24"Gepida 500 24"...
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Ruga 29″ E Mtb: Test ride on a muddy Dales trail.

Ruga 29" Emb: Test ride on a muddy Dales trail. Took the Gepida Ruga 29" e Mtb out on some muddy Dales trails this am. Awesome riding the 29", the wheels cut through the mud and the Bosch motor pushed you through and pulled you out at the other end. Got the feeling you get on a great ski run, when things come together. If you would like come on a test ride get in touch. See before and after pictures. ...
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