There's no hiding from the facts: at participation level,cycling in the UK today is a male-dominated activity. Recent figures suggest that nearly three-quarters of all journeys made by bike in this country are made by men, a figure far above that of our European neighbours. Even more disappointing is that just 4% [...]
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Long-distance cycling is tough enough in itself without having to compromise on your machinery. If you compromise your position on the bike or the quality of your equipment, you’re simply making a hard job even harder. That’s something that local rider and LBRCC member Malcolm recognised when he was looking for a [...]
Last month, we explored the possibilities that the Tifosi Cavazzo range provides in helping you create a bespoke bike that’s perfect for you. In the meantime, Dorvics owner Ashley has been hard at work building one to his own exacting specification. A couple of weekends ago, it got its maiden outing on [...]
With Dorvics and Tifosi, we can spec the bike of your dreams from a vast range of high-quality parts. Imagine owning and riding a bike built for you. Not a rider like you... we mean YOU personally! Probably sounds like a frivolous, expensive pipedream, doesn't it? Well, here at Dorvics, we can [...]
Getting the bike back out after a long winter? Struggling for motivation? Read our tips here. We've all been there. It's spring. You're dusting off the cobwebs in the garage, and getting the bike back out for the first club run since the autumn. And with everyone else in your group having [...]
Want a new bike for commuting? Worried about the cost? Dorvics and Cyclescheme can get you saddled up. Here at Dorvics, we're proud to be part of the Cyclescheme programme that helps workers all over the country save on brand-new bikes for their commute. Whether you're an employee looking at swapping four [...]
The Dorvics servicing team weave their magic to get a neglected 1980s racer back on the road. In amongst all the modern road and mountain bikes that pass through our servicing department, every now and again we get to deal with something a little special. A great example of this came in February, [...]
Carl Keen, our new general manager, has been racing, riding and fixing bikes all his life. Read all about him here. Those of you who have visited the shop in the last few weeks will have likely met our new general manager, Carl Keen. A founding member of Leighton Buzzard Road Cycling [...]
Come and visit us at Dorvics between 10am and 2pm this Saturday (March 24 2018) for our special bike security event! Bedfordshire Police will be on hand to give your bike security marking free of charge, making it easily identifiable if it's lost or stolen. Our Dorvics experts will also be on hand [...]
Ahead of our bike security event this Saturday, these handy tips can minimise the risk of you losing your ride. We'd all like to live in a world where we can ride around town without fear of our bikes getting stolen or damaged. Of course, as we all know, life isn't like [...]