Special Features

When you're travelling abroad and want to explore a new city, leisure bikes can be one of the best ways to get around. Bikes are so common across Europe in major cities such as Amsterdam, Copenhagen, Brussels and many more,...
It's that time of year again, same day, same date & the 2018 Specialized Enduro Range is here. "Why mess with a good thing?" Specialized said. But where some would comfortably rest on their laurels, they aimed to keep evolving. Claiming...
2018 brings a whole host of new bikes from the big American company founded in Vancouver BC. The company's MTB, gravel and touring bikes have all been reviewed through the off season and we're really excited with what they've...
As we've finally come to an end of the 2017 tour, we can reflect on yet another crazy three weeks of racing. And as always, nobody could possibly have predicted what was to come! With Team Sky claiming yet another...
With local businesses often being bought out by bigger firms, or run out of business by the local super giants. We decided to explore just what advantages the local bike shop can offer. And not just any shop that...
Ok, so its that time of year again where we have all seen various new bikes underneath the pro riders at races the world over. We've had no information yet from Specialized about what to expect for 2018 but...
We have six full time members of staff at Cycle Centre including two full time mechanics and a couple of  part time staff who help out with tea making. Our most experienced member of the team has been with us...
Alex from Fulcrum Events, recently came to see us for a bike fit, having ridden bikes off all descriptions and in all disciplines for many years and working within the industry for all of his "adult life" he though...
After another singlespeed mountain bike ride, JC puts his feet up and reflects..... Cycling in all its glory is a fantastic world with very trick and specialist products that could fulfill the need  of every aspiring or none aspiring cyclist: There...
The Stumpjumper name has been in the Specialized range for over 20 years, 2017 waves goodbye to the Stumpjumper hardtail as it is renamed "Epic HT", Epic, was infact a lugged carbon road bike many years ago but that's...