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Mike Burrows Myth Busting: What's The Best Material To Make A Bike From?
18th July 2014 by
The first bicycles arrived in the early nineteenth century and were built largely of wood. Fast-forward to today and entering a bike shop one will be confronted by a dazzling array ...
Mike Burrows Myth Busting: What's The Best Angle For Bicycle Forks
11th July 2014 by
Mike Burrows is considered by many to be the doyen of British bike designers. Key to his success is a willingness to break the mould and challenge tradition in order to improve his ...
Mike Burrows Myth Busting: Do Bicycle Wheels Differ In Ride Comfort?
4th July 2014 by
Mike Burrows is a leading cycle builder with a reputation for producing ground-breaking bikes. Burrows takes a thoroughly pragmatic approach to designing, so when choosing the ...
Mike Burrows Myth Busting: Can You Climb Hills On A Recumbent Bike?
27th June 2014 by
As the man responsible for such notable machines as the Windcheetah 'Speedy' trike, the Ratcatcher and the Ratracer, Mike Burrows is something of a trailblazer in the world of ...
Mike Burrows Myth Busting: Do Shaved Legs Make You Go Faster On A Bike?
20th June 2014 by
Victory and defeat in cycle sport can be decided by seconds, so even the most minor of adjustments to your setup can give critical marginal gains. Being both a racer and an ...
11th June 2014 by
With three shops in south London, Balfe's is a friendly and welcoming place for any cyclist to frequent - to find a new ride or keep your pride and joy running like clockwork.
28th October 2013 by
Tokyo Fixed is Dead! Long live Tokyo Fixed! The much loved bike shop has moved to Golden Square and changed its name to Kinoko Cycles. Pay them a visit for a cup of coffee, a look ...
Blue Door Bicycles
28th October 2013 by
Sat atop Sydenham Hill, Crystal Palace affords wonderful views of the city and is home to Blue Door Bicycles, a friendly LBS. As well as a well stocked and welcoming bike shop, it ...
5th October 2013 by
South of the river is a place where many north Londoners rarely venture. They complain about poor transport connections and a lack of things to do, despite the fact that areas like ...
Bikeworks (Bethnal Green)
30th September 2013 by
Bikeworks HQ in Bethnal Green is more than just a bike shop. It offers repairs and servicing, recycles and sells second hand bikes, provides a space for people to fix their own ...