Firth Cycles in France

Posted by on Jul 24, 2011 in News | One Comment

Firth Cycles in France…well not quite. The limited edition (very limited) chainstay protector made it to France on the bike of Julie Jagger; a good friend of the shoppe and quality mountain biker. Julie stayed in Chatel right near the France/Switzerland border. There were 7 of them in total all hailing from the excellent Rough […]

The Momo Dart

Posted by on May 30, 2011 in News | No Comments

Greetings all. Check out this ultra rare Momo Dart we had in last summer. Yeah I know it takes me ages to get this stuff online but this one is about to come up for sale so watch this space for details. I know what you’re thinking “Momo make steering wheels for racing cars don’t […]

The Last 12 Months

Posted by on Sep 20, 2010 in News | No Comments

Hello. It’s been a long time hasn’t it? You well? It was way back on the 31st May 2009 when the last post from me appeared and what a year it’s been since then. No excuses for not keeping up the blog I’m just busy and lazy – not a great combo for a blog […]

New Staff Member

Posted by on May 31, 2009 in News | No Comments

A new 4 legged addition to the team has arrived, our first shop dog. Name: Meg Age: 18 months Star Sign: Sagittarius Likes: Cheese, tennis balls, socks, leaping in the pond & chasing the cat Dislikes: Lemons, bath time & Yorkshire Terriers Ahhh what a cutie…but looks can be deceptive! Pop and say hello next […]

Short lived fixie

Posted by on Oct 31, 2008 in News | No Comments

This is Jim’s £7 fixie that he rode for a week until the fella he got the frame from reminded him about the crack in the downtube – ‘only for the turbo trainer’ apparently! He managed to give it life using some of the many bike bits lying about in the workshoppe, the only cost […]

New blog post – woo hoo!

Posted by on Sep 21, 2008 in Bikes, Mountain Bikes, News, Reader's Rides, Shop | No Comments

Yeah I know it’s been a long time since my last post but I’ve been a bit busy what with getting married, going on honeymoon, having a hectic summer of repairs and …err…oh, only three things then. Well maybe it’s true, I have been neglecting the blog but I’m back now and there’ll be more […]

Dave does it for CHARITY!

Posted by on Jun 21, 2008 in Bikes, Events, Interesting Things, News, Reader's Rides | No Comments

Close friend, former colleague, all round nice guy and fellow mountain biker Dave ‘Dangerous’ Mitchell is giving up his time to cycle from Riga in Latvia to Tallinn in Estonia in aid of Marie Curie Cancer Care. He’s doing it at the end of August and needs your help to raise some vital funds. The […]

Recumbent fun

Posted by on Jan 15, 2008 in Bikes, Interesting Things, News, Reader's Rides | No Comments

2007 ended in style when an interesting pair of recumbents came into the workshop for customers Dave and Helen Hart. Specially ordered from [ICE (Inspired Cycle Engineering)][ICE], the ‘Trice T’ models are an ultra-comfortable touring recumbent trike with rear suspension and the ability to fold up and fit in the boot!  As with all build-ups we […]