Everything tagged with accessories

Discussion: Massive clearance sale

Hi all,we are closing down our East London shop to go strictly online and as a result we are clearing out all the stock we have left at trade price for most items.This is an almost complete list of the stuff we have left: - Bikes (www.foffabikes....

Blog post: Schwalbe Marathon Deluxe tyres

SCHWALBE Marathon Deluxe £49.99 www.schwalbe.co.uk The Marathon series is widely regarded as the most puncture-proof in the world — a version of the Marathon Plus is used on Boris bikes — as they feature a thick band of rubb...

Blog post: Cycloc Endo bike hook

CYCLOC Endo  £39.99 shop.upgradebikes.co.uk New bike for Chrimbo or need to create more storage space? The Endo’s a stylish solution for homes and workplaces that require vertical bike hanging. The ‘hook’ part (fo...

Blog post: Charge Plunger handlebar grips

CHARGE Plunger  £6.99 chargebikes.com   British winters are hard on bike accessories, especially grips and bar-tape which deteriorate after regular soakings and constant hand twisting; the worst case scenario is that the rubb...

Blog post: Hamax Siesta child seat

HAMAX Siesta child seat (with rack)  £129.99 zyro.co.uk Unlike a lot or rear child carriers which are fitted via a clamp mounting to the seatpost, the Dutch-designed Siesta comes with an aluminium rack onto which the seat slides an...

Blog post: ABUS U-Mini, £50-80, www.abus.com

There are two models of the Abus U-Mini available: a Sold Secure silver-rated version retailing at £50 and a gold-rated one at £80. Both feature a 16mm toughened steel shackle, with all the locks’ metal contact points covered b...

Blog post: FABRIC HORSE halfbelt, $89, http://fabrichorse.com/

If Batman rode a bike, he’d be ditching his ‘Batpouch’ for one of these — guaranteed to bring out the superhero inside you. Available in too many colour combos to list (as well as tailor-made options), it’s as far a...

Blog post: BBB Pacer, £24.95, www.bbbparts.com

The Pacer is squarely aimed at casual riders, but doesn’t skimp on technical features: the Grilamid frame is equipped with polycarbonate lenses which offer 100 percent UV protection. Plus there’s an anti-slip nose piece; work up a sw...

Blog post: Muxu Ride Cap, £15, www.muxu.cc

This cap is a stylish and practical item that won't break the bank. It adds useful warmth on cool evenings and also protects you from the summer sun; that central grey stripe is made from vented material, allowing your head to breathe. Muxu&rsqu...

Blog post: LAKE MX85 shoes, £79.99, www.todayscyclist.co.uk

Lake has been producing shoes for pretty much every cycling discipline for the last 30 years and the MX85 is one of its most popular models. It’s primarily designed for mountain biking, but many people happily use it for recreational ridin...

Blog post: GIRO Savant, £59.99, www.madison.co.uk

The mid-priced Savant inherits pedigree DNA in both looks and technical construction from Giro’s £100+ siblings. The helmet is sleek, slim and stylish, a long way from the blob helmets of yore. The ‘in mould’ construction...

Blog post: SQUIRE Snaplok, £60, www.squirelocks.co.uk

You already own a Hetchins Magnum Opus with track ends, a Campag Anniversary Pista chainset and a Paul Smith cycling jersey. But have you considered the lock you’re wearing? The latest in lock style comes from British firm Squire and its 2...

Blog post: AQUAPURE Traveller, £34.99, www.purehydration.co.uk

Tourers and travellers will know how hard it can sometimes be to find clean water, but this simple water purification bottle does away with the need to carry a filter pump or cookware for boiling pan-loads of H2O. Approved by the Hospital of Tro...

Blog post: WHEELYLIFT, €149, www.wheelylift.com

In the past we’ve looked at a variety of parking solutions, for both the home and workplace, and the Wheelylift is the latest product to enter the fray. It got its first public airing at the Cycle Show in Birmingham — but we managed ...

Blog post: OPTILABS sunglasses, £135, www.optilabs.com

Optilabs offers a wide range of road and off-road sunnies, but its forte is prescription models, which come with either standard polarised lenses or a mirror finish. Non-prescription lenses seem steep at £135, though single-vision (£...