Ribble Cycles Bloghttps://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk A home for all things Ribble and cyclingMon, 06 Jul 2020 15:31:33 +0000en-GB hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.4.2https://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/[email protected]Ribble Cycles Bloghttps://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk 3232162544540Photographer to peloton: One teen’s journey to racehttps://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk/photographer-to-peloton-one-teens-journey-to-race/ https://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk/photographer-to-peloton-one-teens-journey-to-race/#respondWed, 01 Jul 2020 09:00:00 +0000http://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk/?p=4791‘Photographer to peloton – One teen’s journey to race’ is the story of James Huntley. James is currently the photographer for the Ribble Weldtite Pro Team Photographer. But he has a different dream – to one day ride for the team. It’s a three-hour drive up to Northumberland. For someone that doesn’t really like driving…

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Ribble’s Ride to Raise Funds for GTDayhttps://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk/ribbles-ride-to-raise-funds-for-gt-day/ https://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk/ribbles-ride-to-raise-funds-for-gt-day/#respondWed, 24 Jun 2020 15:02:31 +0000http://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk/?p=4780July 4th 2020 will be the 17th anniversary of blood cancer survivor, ex-England footballer and Cure Leukaemia Patron Geoff Thomas’s diagnosis with chronic myeloid leukaemia. To mark this milestone, Geoff and Cure Leukaemia had planned GT15. An event which involved participants riding the Tour de France route one day ahead of the professionals. Why not…

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Commuting to work by bike: Top Tipshttps://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk/commuting-to-work-by-bike-top-tips/ https://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk/commuting-to-work-by-bike-top-tips/#respondTue, 23 Jun 2020 16:00:00 +0000http://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk/?p=4769As so many more of us are taking up cycling and commuting to work we wanted to share some tips from some of our staff and pro team to help make it more fun and enjoyable. Commuting to work by bike definitely has its benefits; it saves money, gets you fit, and can sometimes be…

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Jaco and Jacob-Real.Bike.People.https://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk/jaco-and-jacob-real-bike-people/ https://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk/jaco-and-jacob-real-bike-people/#respondWed, 17 Jun 2020 15:06:14 +0000http://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk/?p=4761Next up in our Real.Bike.People series is Jaco and Jacob. It must be pretty cool when your dad works for a bike brand! Little Jacob is the lucky owner of a fully customised Ribble CGR AL in XXS! At just 8 years old, Jacob already has a seriously cool bike, thanks to dad Jaco who…

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Ava Brown and Dad – Real.Bike.Peoplehttps://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk/ava-brown-and-dad-real-bike-people/ https://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk/ava-brown-and-dad-real-bike-people/#respondWed, 17 Jun 2020 10:54:21 +0000http://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk/?p=4755Have you heard of Ava Brown? This may all be about to change if this fearless and determined young lady continues to show such dedication to her road cycling as she has while riding BMX. It’s easy to be fixated by a sport, but a sport such as cycling has many different disciplines and this…

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The Generation Game – Real.Bike.Peoplehttps://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk/the-generation-game-real-bike-people/ https://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk/the-generation-game-real-bike-people/#respondTue, 16 Jun 2020 10:55:32 +0000http://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk/?p=4745Father’s Day is just another excuse for Chrissy Hinton to ride with her son, Tom and granddaughter, Maddison. Riding together as a family gives her a great sense of pride, and Father’s Day will be no different. Though this time Chrissy will be paying for the cakes! Read about the cycling family that spans 3…

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Like father like son – Real.Bike.Peoplehttps://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk/like-father-like-son-real-bike-people/ https://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk/like-father-like-son-real-bike-people/#respondMon, 15 Jun 2020 13:09:58 +0000http://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk/?p=4738With Father’s day drawing ever closer, we’ve caught up with some Ribble-riding parents and their young proteges to find out how riding their bikes together has impacted upon their relationship and helped to keep them fit and often, competitive. In the first of our Real.Bike.People series of blogs we meet Andy and Jack Purves. Jack…

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TT ace John Archibald talks power, FTP and racing againhttps://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk/tt-ace-john-archibald-talks-power-ftp-and-racing-again/ https://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk/tt-ace-john-archibald-talks-power-ftp-and-racing-again/#respondWed, 10 Jun 2020 23:00:00 +0000http://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk/?p=4726The powerhouse from the Ribble Weldtite Pro Team has a chat with us about how the pro’s train, here TT ace John Archibald talks power, FTP and racing again. John Archibald is without a doubt a force to be reckoned with on the road – with time trials being his real passion. So, we had…

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THE BIG SWITCH: In 2019 I covered 14,000 miles by bike and just 2000 by car!https://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk/14000-miles-commuting-to-work-by-bike-and-just-2000-by-car/ https://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk/14000-miles-commuting-to-work-by-bike-and-just-2000-by-car/#commentsThu, 04 Jun 2020 18:12:43 +0000http://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk/?p=4702Commuting by bike to work, come rain or shine on some pretty epic routes! Could Iain Robinson actually be the ultimate commuter?! Let’s find out! “Commuting by bike means everything. I would say it’s become an integral part of my identity” So Iain, I guess people commute by bike for all sorts of reasons. What’re…

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RIBBLE STAFF STORIES: FRASER HAMILTONhttps://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk/ribble-staff-rider-stories-fraser-hamilton/ https://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk/ribble-staff-rider-stories-fraser-hamilton/#respondWed, 03 Jun 2020 15:00:00 +0000http://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk/?p=4692The former Ibiza DJ and producer swapped discs for disc brakes (is there a better pun?) to head up the sales team at Ribble. Here he talks of his love of the domestiques and Mallorcan climbs – as well as those late nights in the party capital of the world. It’s been a busy few…

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The Ribble Promise.https://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk/the-ribble-promise/ https://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk/the-ribble-promise/#respondThu, 28 May 2020 12:35:06 +0000http://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk/?p=4656We’ve been hand-building and delivering British bikes, direct to you, since 1897.We are Ribble Cycles. Your Bike. Your Way. As one of the oldest brands in cycling, we’ve always believed in offering bikes that are built and customised to suit you. From choosing your level of groupset, to size-specific components and now, even the colour…

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RIBBLE STAFF STORIES: JAMES HOLLOWAYhttps://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk/ribble-staff-rider-stories-james-holloway/ https://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk/ribble-staff-rider-stories-james-holloway/#respondThu, 28 May 2020 11:00:00 +0000http://blog.ribblecycles.co.uk/?p=4660In the latest in our Ribble staff stories we introduce you to James. If you’ve visited Ribble HQ you may have met James as he is one of our lovely sales advisors James Holloway is one of the sales advisors at Ribble HQ, answering your questions via email, video call and good old fashioned face…

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