Ribble Cycles Bloghttps://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk A home for all things Ribble and cyclingWed, 20 Jan 2021 11:31:32 +0000en-GB hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.5.3https://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/[email protected]Ribble Cycles Bloghttps://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk 3232162544540Ribble’s award-winning Bikes of the Yearhttps://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk/ribbles-award-winning-bikes-of-the-year/ https://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk/ribbles-award-winning-bikes-of-the-year/#respondWed, 20 Jan 2021 11:31:29 +0000http://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk/?p=5669Our R&D team invest many hours into designing the perfect bikes, bikes that we want to ride ourselves. There is no greater affirmation to the success of our endeavours than for these machines to recognised as the best in the class. Both by our peers in the cycling press and those in the cycling community…

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“Consistency is pivotal,”- Ribble Weldtite’s Jack Reeshttps://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk/consistency-is-pivotal-ribble-weldtites-jack-rees/ https://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk/consistency-is-pivotal-ribble-weldtites-jack-rees/#respondTue, 12 Jan 2021 12:49:56 +0000http://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk/?p=5654The Ribble Weldtite Pro Cycling team are deep into their winter training, in the hopes of competing later in 2021. We caught up with Ribble Weldtite’s Jack Rees, Director of Communications to gain some insight into the team’s goals, training, and focused events for the year ahead. Jack tells us that consistency is pivotal to…

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A 13-year-old’s dream of reaching the podiumshttps://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk/a-13-year-olds-dream-of-reaching-the-podiums/ https://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk/a-13-year-olds-dream-of-reaching-the-podiums/#respondWed, 16 Dec 2020 15:48:03 +0000http://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk/?p=5636Max Hinds is a 13-year-old cyclist who is dedicating his life to the sport he loves. In the hopes that one day he will realise his dream of reaching the podiums amongst the pro peloton. Meet Max Hinds. He’s a 13-year-old cycling obsessed teen from Worcestershire. He has big goals of turning pro one day.…

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One man’s road to recovery: Meet Rhubarbara.https://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk/one-mans-road-to-recovery-meet-rhubarbara/ https://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk/one-mans-road-to-recovery-meet-rhubarbara/#commentsWed, 16 Dec 2020 15:06:59 +0000http://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk/?p=5627The colour is the first thing that catches your eye, and this is exactly what Sam Gray needed. He designed the bright bike while in hospital and it has been, in Sam’s own words, his road to recovery. Read on for the story of Rhubarbara: One man’s road to recovery on a bike too bright…

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George Goodwin finishes 3rd at PTO Championshipshttps://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk/george-goodwin-finishes-third-at-pto-championships/ https://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk/george-goodwin-finishes-third-at-pto-championships/#respondMon, 14 Dec 2020 12:10:06 +0000http://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk/?p=5616Ribble Cycles sponsored athlete; George Goodwin finishes 3rd at the first-ever PTO championships! Having had a few days to reflect, we caught up with George to capture his thoughts on this incredible result. Fresh from claiming victory at the Outlaw X Long Distance Triathlon, George packed his bags (and bike of course) and headed for…

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The best winter bikes – our top pickshttps://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk/the-best-winter-bikes-our-top-picks/ https://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk/the-best-winter-bikes-our-top-picks/#respondWed, 09 Dec 2020 15:46:56 +0000http://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk/?p=5592The turning of the seasons doesn’t necessarily mean that you should abandon outdoor rides in favour of the virtual kind. Far from it. The advent of applications like Zwift certainly relieves the boredom of indoor training. However, there’s much to be said for taking any opportunity to ride outdoors and sample the delights of winter…

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How to fit Ribble bikes to indoor trainershttps://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk/how-to-fit-ribble-bikes-to-indoor-trainers/ https://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk/how-to-fit-ribble-bikes-to-indoor-trainers/#commentsWed, 09 Dec 2020 14:22:56 +0000http://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk/?p=5600When the weather closes in and the roads are akin to ice skating rinks, the wisest course of action is often to head indoors and indulge in a spot of indoor training. But what if you own a Ribble bike and are looking to purchase an indoor trainer? Well, one thing you should definitely take…

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Getting the most from Zwift with Katie Kookaburrahttps://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk/getting-the-most-from-zwift-with-katie-kookaburra/ https://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk/getting-the-most-from-zwift-with-katie-kookaburra/#commentsTue, 01 Dec 2020 12:25:51 +0000http://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk/?p=5576If you don’t fancy heading out into the cold and want to build your fitness over the winter months, cycling Youtuber and Zwifter Katie Kookaburra shares her best tips for getting the most from Zwift. Get the Zwift Companion app. To be clear, there is the main Zwift app which is used for seeing your…

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Ribble electric bikes – what do they offer?https://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk/ribble-electric-bikes-what-do-they-offer/ https://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk/ribble-electric-bikes-what-do-they-offer/#commentsFri, 27 Nov 2020 16:50:00 +0000http://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk/?p=3276Electric bikes are one of the fastest-growing markets in cycling. They are gradually establishing themselves as a viable alternative to other forms of transport for short to medium distance journeys. However, even in such a short space of time, the e-bikes that we see online and instore are a far cry from those early examples.…

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The Endurance SL: A year in pictures with Katie Kookaburrahttps://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk/the-ribble-endurance-sl-a-year-in-pictures/ https://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk/the-ribble-endurance-sl-a-year-in-pictures/#commentsFri, 27 Nov 2020 13:11:33 +0000http://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk/?p=5540Cycling YouTuber Katie Kookaburra has taken her Endurance SL on some pretty epic adventures in 2020 despite the strange year we have all had. Here, she share the highlights. The Ribble Endurance SL: A Year in pictures Despite it being a difficult year for many, cycling YouTuber Katie Kookaburra has managed to get away on…

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One woman’s challenge to qualify for Kona 2021https://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk/one-womans-challenge-to-qualify-for-kona-2021/ https://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk/one-womans-challenge-to-qualify-for-kona-2021/#commentsTue, 24 Nov 2020 16:06:54 +0000http://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk/?p=5531Ribble’s very own Dee Allen is determined to make it to the start line of the iconic Ironman World Championships next year. Here is the story of one woman’s challenge to qualify for Kona 2021. Ribble’s Dee Allen has set her sights on the iconic race that all triathletes dream of; Kona. The Ironman World…

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#MilesForMovember – Ride with the stars for Men’s mental health awareness.https://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk/milesformovember-ride-with-the-stars-for-mens-mental-health-awareness/ https://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk/milesformovember-ride-with-the-stars-for-mens-mental-health-awareness/#commentsTue, 10 Nov 2020 10:32:37 +0000http://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk/?p=5499Switching worldwide tours for an adventure a little closer to home. Brad Simpson and James McVey of British pop-rock band The Vamps, have teamed up with Ribble and Movember to challenge themselves and the rest of the UK to ride some #MilesForMovember on Sunday 22nd Movember. Why #MilesForMovember? Now more than ever, it’s so important…

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