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Here you'll find the latest news, events and offers from the team at RBW...happy reading!

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Bontrager Quantum MIPS Helmets

  • 1st February 2017

Bontrager's ever-popular Quantum mountain biking helmet now has a brand new look, and to top it off now comes with the added protection of MIPS (Multidirectional Impact Protection System).   So what is MIPS? Developed by looking at how our skull and the layers of protective tissue surrounding the brain help protect it, MIPS helmets mimic the brain's own protection system.  In a MIPS helmet the shell and the liner are separated by a low friction...

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Ride to the Next Level...

  • 1st February 2017

...with the new Trek Remedy 9. Do you want a longer travel, more capable bike? The Remedy 9's 150mm travel frame is optimised for technical trail and Enduro riding.     Boost148/110 technology means stronger wheels, more tyre clearance and shorter stays, improving handling in technical trail riding. The Remedy 9 also boasts exclusive suspension technology with ABP, Full Floater and RE:aktiv. We have a 19.5" available in store now, and other sizes...

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Is your bike Spring ready?

  • 30th January 2017

This Winter we hope you've all been getting out on two wheels enjoying whatever the season's thrown at you. Alternatively, your bike might have enjoyed a well earned rest in the garage over the colder months! Either way now is a great time to get your bike checked over and serviced before the Spring/summer riding season. We all know a serviced bike is a happy bike- here's Ride Bikes Wales Top 3 Reasons to get your bike serviced regularly...     1....

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New Endura Women's Windchill jackets in

  • 21st January 2017

Stay cosy out on the bike even in this chilly weather with a well fitting, windproof winter jacket from Endura. It's comfy and stretchy without being too clingy, and has lots a nice features to it- it's no wonder why it's been rated in the top ten women's cycling jackets by Total Women's cycling. We love the new cerise colourway that's just come in.   It features a mix of materials with a waterproof, breathable and stretchy front and sleeves and a Thermal Roubaix fabric...

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RBW's 2016 Round-Up

  • 31st December 2016

As the year comes to a close we at Ride Bikes Wales take a stroll back through the highlights of 2016... E-bikes Rule! E-bikes have taken off in a big way this year, both hybrid and mountain models. Alun has enjoyed adventuring on the Trek Powerfly, one of his favourite rides of the year was over the Bwlch with Stuart and Mike. We are so lucky to have such beautiful scenery on our doorstep.      Beth's Ride Across Britain Journey RBW's Bethan...

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Brighten up someone's Christmas with Flare R

  • 12th December 2016

This Christmas give the gift of light to the cyclist in your life. We all know being seen in the dark on the road is crucial, but did you know more cycling accidents actually happen during daylight hours? That's why a highly visible daytime-running light is vital. Bontrager's Flare R is just that.    This USB rechargeable LED light can be seen from over 2km away! 65 Lumens and 270 degree visibility ensures you stand out as much as possible to drivers. Order...

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Demo bikes

Want the capability of a full suspension in a simple hardtail? Then you were born to ride the Stache.

  • 25th November 2016

GO BIG Stache is an all-new species of 29+ mountain bike performance. The wide 3" tyres grip relentlessly, amplifying all the benefits of 29ers, while remarkably short chainstays deliver a fun, lively ride. Want the capability of a full suspension trail bike in a simple hardtail package, plus the extra benefits of 29+ tyres? Then you were born to ride the Stache. The 29+ advantage You'll be amazed at how the capable, unshakable 29+ tyres immediately allow you to corner...

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Happy New Bike Day...

  • 23rd November 2016

Our new Trek's Stache 7 demo bike is fresh out of the workshop build stand... RBW's Beth can't wait to try it out to see how those 29er plus wheels and tyres roll! Review to follow....in the mean time here's some pretty pictures! Beth's new demo Stache 7 is a size 15.5 inch hardtail with 29+ tyres and 110mm travel up front. Thinking of a Stache for yourself? This bike is available to demo for the day for a £50 deposit, which is refundable upon purchase of a...

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Why we love...Endura Pro-SL Thermal Windproof Jacket

  • 23rd November 2016

Scotland-based cycling clothing company Endura are well known for their high quality clothing at a reasonable price point. We love Endura's new Pro-SL range of winter cycling gear, including the Pro-SL Thermal Windproof Jacket . Endura's Pro-SL Windproof jacket is made from a high-stretch windproof fabric, with a thermal lining on the front and sleeves. Well-fitting without being tight, it's also practical with lots of added features to keep you...

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Wales Trails

  • 18th November 2016

Are you looking for a new cycling adventure next year...Why not cycle around the coast of Wales? Dave Lewis from Pontypridd did just that this year in aid of Prostate Cymru. He cyled 688 miles around the Welsh coastline and border raising over £500 for the charity. He has even written a book about his challenge called 'Wales Trails' Through writing his book he aims to encourage more cyclists to do the same as him and explore some of the most stunning scenery in the UK. He...

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Bontrager MIPS helmets- what's all the fuss about?

  • 15th November 2016

We all know wearing a helmet on the bike is the safest option. What you may not know is how technological advances are helping to keep us even safer on the bike. Perhaps the biggest development in the last decade has been MIPS.  Many modern helmets now come equipped with MIPS (Multi-directional Impact Protection System), including our Bontrager range of road and mountain lids in store.   So what is all the fuss about? Historically, helmets were tested in a...

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Trek Farley 24 kids Fat Bike now in!

  • 14th November 2016

Trek Farley 24 kid's fat bike has landed in store, and it's the real deal! With a lightweight Aluminium frame and rims, components dialled for younger riders and 24 x 4" tyres kids can confidently tackle a bigger range of terrain than ever before with this awesome four season bike.   It's just like it's big brother, the Trek Farley 5 also available in store...  

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Arrive Alive with Endura Luminite cycling kit

  • 26th October 2016

Endura's 'Luminite' cycling clothing range is designed for maximum visibility on the road, ideal for cycle commuting as the mornings and evenings become darker. Endura Luminite II jackets for men and women not only come in bright fluroescent colours for maximum visibility in the day, but also have reflective material which lights up at night as well as an LED light to enhance visibility. They are designed with a lightweight, waterproof breathable fabric, with under arm...

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Coming soon...Tacx range of turbo trainers

  • 26th October 2016

As the nights draw in it can be tricky fitting in those miles during the week. Now, with our selection of Tacx turbo trainers coming soon in store you can keep up and improve on your fitness goals right through until the Spring. We have everything from the simple and straightforward magnetic-resistance trainers in the 'Blue' range to the more advanced trainers, with motor brake resistance, giving a much more true-to-life indoor cycling experience. Many of the Tacx interactive smart...

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Probably...the best kids' bikes in the world

  • 15th October 2016

With Christmas just around the corner what better gift for your child than their very own set of wheels! Forget the screens and computer games and get out in the fresh air with the whole family! We stock only the highest quality children's bikes from Frog and Trek bicycles, with our friendly and knowledgeable staff on hand to choose the perfect type and size of bike for your child. We have bikes to suit every age and style of riding, from balance bikes for toddlers, first pedal bikes...

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Month Record countdown...

  • 1st October 2016

A bit of Saturday inspiration... Tonight long distance road cyclist Steve Abraham is set to break the UMCA world record for number of miles cycled in 30 days. Steve unforutately had to call off his attempt to beat the year record earlier on in the year. He has shown great courage overcoming so many setbacks, incuding being invloved in a crash and suffering a broken ankle. Nevertheless at midnight tonight in Milton Keynes is all set to beat the month...

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