Ribble Cycles Bloghttps://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk A home for all things Ribble and cyclingMon, 13 Jan 2020 09:40:52 +0000en-GB hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.2.4https://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/[email protected]Ribble Cycles Bloghttps://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk 3232162544540Rider Review – Testing the Ribble Adventure 725 in the Langdaleshttps://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk/rider-review-testing-the-ribble-adventure-725/ https://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk/rider-review-testing-the-ribble-adventure-725/#commentsFri, 10 Jan 2020 16:41:48 +0000http://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk/?p=4075Talked (ever so easily) into an adventure weekend up in the Lake District, Joe and Darren set off bags on bikes to the Langdales for a weekend of riding, camping and gas stove cooking. Bliss. Pretty familiar with bikepacking bikes and a keen adventurer, we asked Joe to let us know how he got on…

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The Ribble Cycles’ Storyhttps://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk/the-ribble-cycles-story/ https://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk/the-ribble-cycles-story/#respondThu, 12 Dec 2019 09:54:01 +0000http://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk/?p=4038Ribble Cycles is one of the oldest brands in cycling and has been leading the evolution of the industry since 1897. In this blog, we take you through the rich history and development of this historic British brand. From its earliest beginnings during the Victorian era through to its position today as a cutting edge…

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Ribble Xmas Gift Guide – 25 Cycling Gifts under £25https://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk/ribble-xmas-cycling-gifts-guide-25-gifts-under-25/ https://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk/ribble-xmas-cycling-gifts-guide-25-gifts-under-25/#respondTue, 03 Dec 2019 17:08:33 +0000http://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk/?p=2307What do you buy the cyclist in your life who seems to have everything? Are you struggling for inspiration for what to get them this Christmas? Here is a handy guide to the items that we would like to see in our stocking on Christmas Day morning. Indeed, most of the staff here either use…

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CHRISTMAS GIFT GUIDE FOR CYCLISTShttps://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk/christmas-gift-guide-for-cyclists/ https://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk/christmas-gift-guide-for-cyclists/#respondTue, 26 Nov 2019 16:40:29 +0000http://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk/?p=2343Festive gift ideas for cyclists Are you struggling to think of what cycling gifts to buy for the cyclist in your life, you know the one that seems to have everything? Are you struggling for inspiration for what to buy? Here is a handy guide to the items that we would like to see in…

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RIBBLE WELDTITE PRO CYCLINGhttps://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk/ribble-weldtite-pro-cycling/ https://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk/ribble-weldtite-pro-cycling/#commentsThu, 07 Nov 2019 15:55:10 +0000http://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk/?p=3940PRESS RELEASE: Ribble Pro Cycling Steps Up with Weldtite Capitalising upon the success of the last season, Ribble Pro Cycling are aiming high with dynamic and ambitious plans for 2020 – and as part of this new directive Ribble Cycles and Ribble Pro Cycling are pleased to announce Weldtite as a new team sponsor –…

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Why you should buy Titanium?https://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk/why-you-should-buy-titanium/ https://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk/why-you-should-buy-titanium/#commentsWed, 06 Nov 2019 11:39:11 +0000http://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk/?p=3926Ever since Titanium’s heyday in the 90’s it has since been regarded as an exotic and luxury material. Something that only the wealthy cyclists could afford. Fast-forward twenty years and today’s Titanium frames are far more affordable. But generally, they are still considerably more expensive than comparable Aluminium models. So, what is it about this…

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Gruff Lewis Ribble Pro-Cycling talks Cyclocrosshttps://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk/gruff-lewis-ribble-pro-cycling-how-cyclocross-improves-road-racing/ https://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk/gruff-lewis-ribble-pro-cycling-how-cyclocross-improves-road-racing/#respondTue, 15 Oct 2019 09:13:22 +0000http://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk/?p=3918Gruffudd Lewis joined Ribble Pro Cycling at the start of the 2018 season. He has helped them to retain their position as the UK’s number 1 ranked team throughout 2018 and 2019. He is the current Welsh National Road Race Champion and back in 2017 was also crowned the Welsh Cyclo-cross champion. We asked Gruff…

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Cyclocross – The Lowdownhttps://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk/cyclocross-the-lowdown/ https://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk/cyclocross-the-lowdown/#commentsMon, 14 Oct 2019 14:50:51 +0000http://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk/?p=2521If you’re relatively new to cycling you may have heard people discussing cyclocross racing in the winter months and wondered what it entailed. Or perhaps you have seen cyclocross specific bikes bikes online and wondered how they differed from road bikes?  Read on for our guide to cyclocross in the blog ‘Cyclocross the lowdown’; Cyclocross…

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Steel is Real; But why is it?https://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk/steel-is-real-but-why-is-it/ https://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk/steel-is-real-but-why-is-it/#commentsThu, 10 Oct 2019 13:09:17 +0000http://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk/?p=3858‘Steel is real’ is something anyone who has been around cycling for any length of time has heard countless times over the years. The steel frame has long been held in an almost reverent regard in cycling circles. But what is it about this seemingly simple material? One that we take for granted on a…

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The Ribble Ultra TT – World Class TT performancehttps://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk/the-ribble-ultra-tt-world-class-tt-performance/ https://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk/the-ribble-ultra-tt-world-class-tt-performance/#respondFri, 04 Oct 2019 13:56:15 +0000http://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk/?p=2963In 2019 the Ribble Ultra TT has proven itself to be more than a match against some of the World Tour giants. Especially when placed in the capable hands of the Ribble Pro Cycling team. But what goes into developing such an aero weapon? The Brief In 2017 the Ribble R&D Team were given a…

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How to turn winter miles into summer smileshttps://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk/how-to-turn-winter-miles-into-summer-smiles/ https://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk/how-to-turn-winter-miles-into-summer-smiles/#commentsFri, 27 Sep 2019 09:43:16 +0000http://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk/?p=2507Depending on your mindset, getting in the winter miles can either consist of a miserable slog through the dark or enjoying those beautifully crisp morning commutes.  There is a certain beauty to those winter morning ride outs, when a chill permeates the air and frost is draped serenely across the landscape. In our latest blog,…

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Adam Bowden finishes 2nd at Ironman 70.3 Weymouth.https://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk/adam-bowden-caps-off-an-excellent-season/ https://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk/adam-bowden-caps-off-an-excellent-season/#respondThu, 26 Sep 2019 14:42:02 +0000http://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk/?p=3826Despite disruption to his worlds bid due to illness, Ribble sponsored rider Adam Bowden once again proved his class against an international field in Ironman 70.3 Weymouth. An outstanding run saw Adam overtake some of his closest competitors to claim a well deserved runner up spot. Going into the race I was looking forward to…

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