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The latest cycling news and views from Dorvics in Leighton Buzzard, the Home Counties' longest-standing bike shop. From road cycling and training tips to kids' bikes and local touring, it's all here.

18 10, 2018

Mudguards – the great debate

2018-10-18T11:27:46+00:00

As thoughts turn to cold and wet winter riding it’s inevitable that discussions with your fellow riders will focus on the more practical side of riding at this time of year. Mudguards - A bit like Marmite, you love them or hate them. They keep you dry and clean but can ruin the [...]

Mudguards – the great debate 2018-10-18T11:27:46+00:00
15 10, 2018

A custom build is easier and cheaper than you think.

2018-10-15T08:33:49+00:00

At Team Dorvics we have all built and ride our own custom bikes. We do this so we can have exactly what we want, sized perfectly and with no corners cut on quality. The other main attraction is you get a very unique bike that you'll not see anyone else riding. The [...]

A custom build is easier and cheaper than you think. 2018-10-15T08:33:49+00:00
29 09, 2018

The latest exciting news from Dorvics

2018-09-29T12:05:32+00:00

Raleigh E-bike Demo weekend 13-14th October Some hate them, some don’t understand them, some love them. Come along and see us over the weekend of 13-14th October and test ride a Raleigh e-bike to find out why everyone smiles when they ride one.  We’ll  have a market stall at the Leighton Buzzard [...]

The latest exciting news from Dorvics 2018-09-29T12:05:32+00:00
17 08, 2018

Back to bikes when the kids go back to school…

2018-08-15T16:55:37+00:00

If you’ve taken time off to look after your kids during the summer holidays, there’s a good chance that you’ve taken them out on a bike ride on one of the many sunny days that we’ve had. And if that represents the first time you’ve been out on two wheels in a [...]

Back to bikes when the kids go back to school… 2018-08-15T16:55:37+00:00
15 08, 2018

ABF Soldiers’ Charity Ride 2018 – get ready with Dorvics!

2018-08-15T13:10:14+00:00

The ABF Soldiers' Charity Ride 2018 is just around the corner on Sunday September 2 – and here at Dorvics Cycles, we’re proud to be able to support a great local sportive and a very worthy cause. Set up as the Army Benevolent Fund in 1944, ABF annually provides millions of pounds [...]

ABF Soldiers’ Charity Ride 2018 – get ready with Dorvics! 2018-08-15T13:10:14+00:00
15 06, 2018

Three reasons why you shouldn’t buy second-hand

2018-06-14T15:19:18+00:00

Forget the tempting prices on eBay or Facebook - most used bikes are more trouble than they're worth. The old adage has never been truer: "If something looks too good to be true, then it probably is." Over the years, we've all seen great-looking bikes advertised online at fantastic prices, and been [...]

Three reasons why you shouldn’t buy second-hand 2018-06-14T15:19:18+00:00
12 06, 2018

Five reasons to jump on a Frog!

2018-06-12T09:29:46+00:00

From tiny tots to trying teenagers, we've already had plenty of interest at the shop about our new range of Frog kids' bikes. But what makes these bikes so great? Our owner Ashley has picked out five key points that underline why Frogs stand out as the best bikes for your sons [...]

Five reasons to jump on a Frog! 2018-06-12T09:29:46+00:00
1 06, 2018

Trikes: a three-wheeled freewheeler!

2018-05-31T13:24:47+00:00

We know that two-wheeled transport isn’t for everyone. For those needing a little more confidence and stability, one more wheel can make all the difference… At Dorvics, we’re fans of virtually all things pedal-powered. Nothing gives us greater pleasure than to help a customer with a requirement that is a little bit [...]

Trikes: a three-wheeled freewheeler! 2018-05-31T13:24:47+00:00
29 05, 2018

Frog Bikes: your kids will love to hop on them!

2018-05-29T12:34:40+00:00

It's half-term this week, and the summer holidays aren't far away. If your kids are nagging you for a new bike, Dorvics and Frog can help! Frog Bikes are designed to make riding a bike for younger riders as easy and fun as... well, riding a bike. And, as a bike shop [...]

Frog Bikes: your kids will love to hop on them! 2018-05-29T12:34:40+00:00
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