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 [...]
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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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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% [...]
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 [...]