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

Featured Products

RBW's Bike of the Week- Trek Neko

  • 22nd April 2016

This week's featured bike is the Trek Neko Women's. Quite a few of these have rolled out to happy customers so far this Spring and it's easy to see why. These women- specific design (WSD) hybrid bikes are so versatile, now there's no need to choose between road and trail! This is the ideal bike to take you from your weekday commute to your weekend leisure and fitness rides. The Nekos have 700c wheels, which roll fast on road and also have WSD...

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New bikes in

Bike of the Year 2016- Cannondale CAAD12- has arrived!

  • 16th April 2016

We're excited to announce that we now have the Cannondale CAAD12 in stock ready to roll! The CAAD12 has certainly turned a few heads this year by winning Cycling Plus's much coveted 'Bike of the Year' award for 2016. With an aluminium frame and modest price tag of £1299.00, the Cannondale CAAD 12 105 came on top, fending off opposiition in a competetion that featured bikes ranging from £750 right up to £10,000 carbon models.     Bike Radar...

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Endura Spring-Summer Clothing now in

  • 11th April 2016

The daffodils have been out in full bloom for a few weeks now, and we've even had some sunny spells in between the showers. This must can mean only one thing- the Welsh Spring-Summer cycling season is here! We have some brand new Endura cycle wear now in store, with quality men's and women's cycling clothing for both road and mountain biking. There are some great pieces of kit in this year we are getting excited about. Here are just a few...   FS260-Pro SL Bib...

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Trek unveils new 2017 Domane SLR

  • 11th April 2016

The groundbreaking second generation Domane smoothes even more broken ground In stock this week, Trek has unveiled the all-new Domane SLR. Originally unveiled in 2012, Domane is Trek's performance road platform of caliper and disc brake-equipped Endurance Race bikes. There are some significant improvements on the new Domane:   New Adjustable Isospeed rear decoupler   Improving on what has been widely accepted as a breakthrough in modern bicycle design,...

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Leap into Spring with a Frog bike

  • 30th March 2016

What better way to make the most of the Easter holidays than getting out riding in the fresh air with the whole family. We have an extensive range of children's bikes to choose from in store to help you do just that. As well as our usual quality range of Trek bicycles we are now stockists of Frog lightweight children's bikes and have a range of sizes and styles in stock from early balance bikes for your toddler to mountain bikes, hybrids and even racing bikes....

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Events & Races

March MTB Round-Up

  • 15th March 2016

Atv the moment, the weekends have been all about the MTB for us at Ride Bikes. Have a read and see what we've been getting up to and what we've got planned for this weekend! On Sunday 5th March Ryan Lewis represented Ride Bikes Wales in Welsh Gravity Enduro Round 2 at Bike Park Wales, coming 12th in his category. BPW trails offered a  familiar course for many competitors, which meant there was stiff competition Well done Ryan! Last Sunday, RBW's Tom, Stuart and...

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Custom Builds

Trek Madone 9 Series Project One

  • 10th March 2016

A custom built Trek Madone 9 series Project has just arrived at RBW this week... With the perfect blend of aero design and all day endurance comfort, it's easy to see why the 9 Series has won Road.cc's Superbike of the Year this year: http://road.cc/content/feature/173217-roadcc-superbike-shootout-2015-16 We've specced this one out with a Shimano Ultegra groupset, Bonterager Aeolus 5 Carbon wheels and a custom paint job. Take a peek:...

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Demo bikes

Top Fuel 8 WSD Review

  • 3rd March 2016

RBW's Beth has taken the Top Fuel 8 WSD demo bike on a few adventures. Here she shares with us her experiences on the bike... I have been fortunate enough to be able to use the Top Fuel 8 WSD over the winter. I was very excited to get out on it and it has certainly lived up to my expections and more! I usually ride road, so I was keen to get out amongst nature and ditch the traffic for a bit over the winter. The Top Fuel has taken me on a number of...

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What's in your saddle bag?

  • 25th February 2016

  It's useful to know what sort of things you'll need to carry with you when out on a ride, especially if you are a beginner cyclist. In this article we take a look at some of the absolute essentials for any rider...   The easiest way to carry some of the essentials you will need is using a saddle bag. These come in various sizes and can either clip on to the bottom of your saddle of use velco straps to secure onto your saddle rails and around your seat post to...

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Events & Races

Ryan represents RBW at Welsh Gravity Enduro 2016

  • 25th February 2016

Round 1 of the Welsh Gravity Enduro series took place at the weekend at Afan Argoed. Ryan Lewis raced for Ride Bikes Wales and placed really well, coming 7th in his category and 31st in the overall rankings . Well done Ry! Conditions were pretty bleak, so a massive well done also to all who took part.   The next round is due to take place on 5th March at Bike Park Wales. For a full list of events in the series see the Welsh Gravity Enduro site:...

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Featured Products

Ozzy the Eco Friendly Parts Washer

  • 20th February 2016

Did you know that we now offer a full drivetrain clean using our SmartWasher parts washer for just £15? Ideal to give your bike some TLC in time for Spring! This drivetrain cleaning servcie is included as standard as in our Silver and Gold service packages. As well as helping your bike look sparkling clean, this will also impove the lifespan of your drivetrain components. You can also rest safe in the knowledge that our parts washer uses no harsh chemicals; instead...

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Beth's Ride Across Britain Journey

Blog LEJOG: Beth's end-to end journey begins

  • 6th February 2016

    Beth at Ride Bikes Wales has decided this week to take on the biggest cycling challenge of her life- riding the length of the country following the famous Lands End to John O Groats route this September.   With 969 Miles and 15,000m of climbing to cover in just 9 days, a challenge it certainly is! And all in aid of some very special causes. Read on and follow the first steps of her training journey here.....

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A Pedalling Revolution: Bontrager's New Cycling Footwear Collection

  • 3rd February 2016

New for 2016, Bontrager's Cycling Shoe Collection offers the very best in footwear technology. Bontrager cycling shoes perfectly balance comfort, fit and efficiency to keep you pedalling at your best all day long. With the 'Unconditional Bontrager Guarantee' you can buy confidently safe in the knowledge that if, for whatever reason, you are not entirely satisfied you can return the item within 30 days for an exchange or refund.  ...

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RBW Round-Up

  • 16th January 2016

Here we take a look at a round up of the latest reviews in the cycling world. From the latest women's kit, and cool new MTB lids to the battle for Superbike of the year we've got it covered...     Top notch Women's MTB kit from Endura For those ladies looking to get out on the trails, we have some top tried-and-tested Endura Women's Mountain Biking kit in store. The kit is tailored to be a women-specific cut as well as being comfortable and practical to wear....

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Custom Builds

Women's Trek Silque SSL Project One Custom Build

  • 11th January 2016

Beth at Ride Bikes Wales can hardly wait for Spring road training to begin with this beauty to train on! Meet the custom-designed Trek Silque SSL Project One . This 'Super Sexy Light' Silque frame has been built with Bontrager RXL handlebars and wheels, full Shimano Ultegra groupset and a custom paint job. It's also been fine tuned to suit the rider using our tried and tested bike-fitting process. With Trek's signature 'Iso-Speed' technology, road vibration is minimised,...

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RBW's Year in Review 2015....

  • 2nd January 2016

As we say hello to a fresh new year 2016 we at Ride Bikes Wales reflect on the cycling moments in the year gone by. There's been plenty of high points and some low ones too along the way, but we're glad to have shared the ride with our friends..  2015 didn't kick off to the best of starts, with a foam-pit related injury at Cardiff's RampWorld leaving Stu out of action for a couple of months...  he took a while to live that one down! Meanwhile, RBW's Beth was heading...

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