Spring is here according to the calendar, the primroses and daffodils are blooming, but it’s not all sunshine. All too often, just as you’ve got your bike set up for some spring outings, the weather turns chilly or wet. Don’t be put off – this is the UK after all, and the weather can swing from balmy temperatures to Arctic blasts and back again in just a few days. As the old saying goes, there’s no such thing as bad weather for cycling, just bad clothing. It’s all about planning; with the right gear and a little winter cycling motivation, you can make the most of the longer hours of daylight and enjoy your bike, whatever the weather throws at us. Follow our handy winter bike riding tips and get out there and enjoy riding your bike this spring! 1. … Continue reading
Whether you’re a keen cyclist looking forward to the first sportive of the season, commute to work by bike or just love cycling as a fun way to boost your fitness and enjoy the fresh air, regular servicing is key to getting the best out of your bike. Looking after your bike property will ensure that it runs smoothly as well as helping it to last longer. In this months blog we will take a look at the key points of basic bicycle maintenance. Why is bicycle repair and maintenance so important? Whether you ride your bike regularly, no matter the season or are planning to head out for the first time as the weather warms up, spring is the ideal time to get your bike serviced. The cold, rain and mud of winter takes a heavy toll on your … Continue reading
Health Benefits of Cycling, Cycle Into The New Year! It’s easy to make great resolutions to lose weight and get fitter but much harder to actually stick to them. We’re now two months into the New Year now and many of us are starting to lose sight of our goals. Every January, thousands of us join a gym but for many people, it’s quite difficult to get into the gym routine. If you’re finding yourself losing motivation and slowing down a bit, it’s time to start looking for new sources of inspiration. Gyms can be quite costly and for many people, the experience can be quite daunting. Where do I start? What exercises should I be doing? What will everyone think? The key to getting more regular exercise into your life is to find something that you enjoy doing so … Continue reading
WHY FORME E-BIKES? Forme Bikes are a British Bicycle brand, established in 2010. Every Bicycle is designed with our Formed By The UK philosophy in mind to provide uncompromised fun and function in all conditions. Real world testing in what can often only be described as challenging conditions ensures our bikes are stacked full of performance, comfort and practical features that can adapt to all the seasonal challenges of British cycling. We are now an authorised Demo Centre for Forme E-Bikes! Get in touch today to book your free test ride.
WE | KNOW | BMX We are now have southampton’s largest range of We The People BMX’s on the showroom floor! Come in and check out a wide range in store today … ask one of our staff members about a test ride!
You only get one head, it deserves the best! Come and check out the full range of Kali Helmets in store today … Kali Protectives feature some of the most advanced safety features including: 1-Composite Fusion 2-Low Density Layer (LDL) 3-Nano Fusion (click links for more info) All of these features ensures maximum safety and ultimate comfort We have something for everyone, from a helmet to fit the little one right through to helmets to keep the most discerning of cyclist happy. visit www.kaliprotectives.com or visit us in store to try one out!
We now stock a full range of mens and womens Ion Clothing … Made for the harshest conditions, but most importantly, absolute comfort. If you’re an avid mountain biker, hitting the trails, a hardcore commuter, smashing miles morning and night or just looking for some training gear, Ion clothing has something for you!! Click on a picture to view the full range, or better yet, visit us in store!
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 £20 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!