Cannondale SuperSix EVO CX 2022
FAST BIKE FRIDAY – CANNONDALE SUPERSIX EVO CX
December 3, 2021

For this week’s Fast Bike Friday feature we’re casting our eyes over the truly drool-worthy Cannondale SuperSix EVO CX cyclocross bike (which also happens to be a super-fast gravel bike, but more on that later) with its stunning ‘Purple Haze’ paintjob and no-nonsense cyclocross-specific components. As ridden by our very own Wheelbase Cabtech Castelli cyclocross

Christmas Gift Ideas at Wheelbase
CHRISTMAS GIFT IDEAS AT WHEELBASE
December 1, 2021

Check out some great gift ideas for the cyclist in your life this Christmas! We’ve got cycling clothing from the best brands including Fox, Rapha, Endura and Castelli for the mountain biker, roadie or dedicated commuter. With many more great gift ideas in-store and online, now is the time to get Christmas sorted with a

Standards Rigg
A RIDE UP TO NINE STANDARDS RIGG
November 29, 2021

This week Andrew Barlow, our top Wheelbase staffer and talented landscape photographer came blinking out of the Lake District National Park and strayed over the border to shoot a little further afield than normal. In a week before we saw the first snows and strong winds of the winter hitting the area as part of

SRAM Rival eTap AXS
SRAM RIVAL ETAP AXS – PRODUCT FEATURE
November 26, 2021

Introducing a more affordable route to wireless electronic shifting… We recently got our eager mitts on SRAM’s latest road-going groupset – SRAM Rival eTap AXS; this wireless electronic groupset was launched back in April of this year, however, given the ongoing impact of Covid-19 on production and delivery times we are only now seeing this

HSBC UK Cyclocross National Trophy Series
RORY MCGUIRE TAKES THE WIN! AT NATIONAL TROPHY CYCLOCROSS ROUND 4
November 23, 2021

The 4th round of the HSBC UK Cyclocross National Trophy Series took place at Herrington Country Park, Sunderland this past weekend (20th/21st of November) with a full schedule of age-group races taking place over the two days on an exciting new course which stayed mainly dry throughout the weekend to create fast racing conditions that

Trek Speed Concept 2022
TREK SPEED CONCEPT 2022 – PRODUCT LAUNCH!

It’s got to be Trek’s worst-ever-kept-secret! Meet the all-new Trek Speed Concept, the super-aero third-generation time trial and triathlon bike built for the exclusive pursuit of speed over distance…   …so why was the launch of this time trial bike such a badly-kept secret? We’re more used to the Trek global marketing monolith being brilliantly

Kendal Mountain Festival 2021
KENDAL MOUNTAIN FESTIVAL – TREK BIKE NIGHT SUPPORTED BY WHEELBASE
November 22, 2021

  After limping through with a virtual festival last year, due to the Coronavirus Pandemic still causing havoc, it was great to finally come back together for the first time since November 2019 for the Kendal Mountain Festival Trek Bike Night supported by Wheelbase. The annual, unmissable off-road, two-wheeled gathering returned to its usual venue

Whyte 403 2022
WHYTE 403 KID’S MOUNTAIN BIKE – PRODUCT FEATURE

Introducing the Whyte 403 kid’s mountain bike, a legit hardtail MTB that just happens to be shrunk down to child-sized proportions… As mountain biking couples begin starting a family they face the conundrum of how they can stay happy and healthy by continuing to ride. In the early years it comes down to using equipment

BMC URS One Apex 1 2022
FAST BIKE FRIDAY – BMC URS ONE APEX 1
November 19, 2021

Today’s Fast Bike Friday feature takes a look at this super-hot, cutting-edge gravel bike from premium Swiss bike brand BMC. The URS One Apex 1 is equal parts ‘fast and fun’ with a superlight carbon frame boasting BMC’s unique and cleverly engineered Micro Travel Technology for enhanced comfort, combined with some sophisticated angular tube-profiling which

Whinlatter Trail Centre
YOU KNOW WHERE YOU ARE WITH A TRAIL CENTRE…
November 17, 2021

…The Wheelbase Staffers head to Whinlatter trail centre in the Lake District. Intrepid landscape photographer and Wheelbase staffer Andrew Barlow has been out in the Lakes again riding his mountain bike, capturing the stunning Autumn colours and shooting some of the most beautiful vistas in the Lake District. Andrew and his fellow Wheelbase colleagues are

Spatzwear Extreme Weather Cycling Gear
BEAT THE BAD WEATHER THIS SEASON WITH SPATZWEAR
November 16, 2021

‘It’s raining, you’re training’. We’re all too familiar with training in the rain here at Wheelbase; with stores in the Lake District, the North East and Yorkshire we know all too well that it can (sometimes) be ‘grim oop North’. Chances are though, if you’re a keen cyclist ANYWHERE in the UK and are determined

Wahoo Crank It Up Brewery Tour
WAHOO CRANK IT UP BREWERY TOUR! ROUND TWO REPORT
November 15, 2021

The Wahoo Wheelbase Crank It Up Brewery Tour hit the road again and headed to the Ilkley Brewery in Ilkley, Yorkshire on a rather wet Friday evening in November; following on from our successful first round in the Lake District we were keen to co-host another virtual-racing event along with Wahoo in the heartland of


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