A lot of you may have noticed that 2017 has seen some big changes at The Hub Cycleworks. There’s new faces both in the workshop and out on the shop floor and we now have our own personal Bike Doctor, every second Thursday down at the Guild Hall Square. The introduction of Yo Bikes to Southampton has seen a specialist team working relentlessly to ensure a smooth operation. We have also seen the introduction of new brands, stock and suppliers, giving everyone access to more products than ever before. And before the year is out the shop will see the final stages of renovations. If you have any questions about who or what is new, head over to the About Us page on our website to read up on who’s new at the hub! or pop in for chat!
Whats the best way to explore Southampton… …by bike! Our hire bike fleet offers a best-of-both-worlds combination of road bike speed and city bike comfort. If your in town for the day and need to get around or visiting for the weekend and want to explore; our Trek FX 2’s will take you wherever you want to go! To avoid disappointment we would always advise calling to reserve your bikes as we can be prebooked for several weeks in advance – we simply need the height of the rider and an hour notice to prep the bike for adventure! For just £35 a day you get: 1. One of our Trek FX 2’s 2. Full wrap around mudguards 3. Gold secure D-Lock and cable 4. Hand pump and spare tube 5. Tyre levers and saddle bag to keep … Continue reading
If you’re active, Strava was made for you. 1. Join The Hub Cycleworks Strava Club 2. Workout with friends, stay motivated and get inspired – our community is what separates Strava from the rest. 3. Discover your next goal with Strava segments, routes, maps, clubs, challenges and race courses. Our staff are passionate riders with experience in all aspects of cycling; from Commuting and Road bikes to Enduro and DH. We created this Strava Club to allow our customers and staff more interaction and create more of a Hub Cycling Community – Road or MTB, Casual Ride or Racing we would love you to join us!
The idea of a Bicycle Helmet with an Airbag was born in 2005 by two Swedish students of Industrial Design. It took seven years to develop Hövding from a concept to a certified product. Today over 50 000 copies of Hövding has been sold, and it has kept more than 800 bicyclists safe in accidents. Hovding 2.0 Hövding offers the world´s best shock absorption capacity and consists of two parts, a collar and a cover. The collar encloses the airbag system that protects the head and is made of black, waterproof, dirt-repellent functional fabric that rests comfortably around your neck. It is easy to put on, with a centre front zip. Covers The collar is supplied with a black basic cover which is made of durable functional fabric that protects your Hövding against dirt and wear. The cover is attached … Continue reading
Our Fabric Demo Saddles have just arrived and are already heading out the door on testing! We have the full range of Fabric saddles available to buy and we try to keep the following in store; but if your wanting to test a different base, material or width just drop in and have a chat with us. ALM Ultimate – 142mm Innovative design, pioneering techniques and fresh thinking created the Fabric ALM; The perfect blend of low weight and high comfort is achieved from the carbon fibre leaf spring rail and base, designed in collaboration with engineers at Airbus Group Innovations. Scoop Flat Elite – 142mm The Scoop saddle has comfort by design. Traditionally, a saddle cover is stretched over foam padding and screwed and stapled to the base. By separating cover, base and rail into three discrete … Continue reading
2017 Whyte 901 with 1×11 NX, 130mm Rockshox Sektors and the 805 with SRAM 2×10 are here and ready to shred the trails! Whyte 901 It’s All About The Geometry With the 901, it’s all about the geometry – it will make you feel more confident in all situations than any hardtail you’ve ever ridden. For 2017 we have an all new 1 by specific frame, with a 12mm bolt through Boost rear axle, giving extra stiffness and increased chain clearance. Get-a-Grip The award winning 901 features the “Get A Grip” seat post clamp system. This allows quick adjustment, fantastic weather proofing and a nice ergonomic lever which is easy to operate however cold your hands might be. “A Great Trail Hardtail” Awarding a magnificent 10/10 MBR describes the 901 as “everything a great trail hardtail should be”. Whyte 805 … Continue reading
We have been looking at the rapid evolution of E-bikes and now believe that we are able to offer bikes that meet your expectations of quality, range and integrated design. We now stock E-bikes from Trek, Raleigh and Electra. As with all bikes, we strongly believe in test rides being the best way to make that important decision. Come and try out our growing range!
We are proud to announce we will now be stocking Whyte Bikes! Whyte Bikes are an award winning British bicycle company with a focus on performance and design – with countless awards, TBOTY trophies and all round amazing reviews we are really pleased to be on board. Their R&D address might be in the Cotswolds, but the real test facilities are city streets and mountain trails all over the world. They work out multi piece carbon lay ups through riding countless laps of Welsh trail centers then have them verified by the race team as far away as the dry riverbeds of Botswana. From road and hybrid to MTB – Come in and have a chat about the new 2016/17 Whyte Bikes! TRAIL HT ENDURO/ TRAIL ROAD GRAVITY ENDURO XC TRAIL Check out their full range: HERE!