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30 03, 2018

Retro restoration: Bianchi Gold Race

2018-03-27T09:12:28+00:00

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, [...]

Retro restoration: Bianchi Gold Race 2018-03-27T09:12:28+00:00
27 03, 2018

Meet Carl and his life in Leighton Buzzard cycling

2018-03-27T12:37:07+00:00

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 [...]

Meet Carl and his life in Leighton Buzzard cycling 2018-03-27T12:37:07+00:00
23 03, 2018

Bike security event: this Saturday!

2018-03-20T16:51:44+00:00

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 [...]

Bike security event: this Saturday! 2018-03-20T16:51:44+00:00
20 03, 2018

Five simple rules: bike security

2018-03-20T16:09:57+00:00

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 [...]

Five simple rules: bike security 2018-03-20T16:09:57+00:00
16 03, 2018

All you need to know about… cyclocross

2018-03-17T14:37:22+00:00

Mud, snow, mud, rain, sweat, mud and grass. Here's your layman's guide to cyclocross, cycling's brutal winter version. Did we mention there was mud? Cyclocross? What's that? Cycling that makes you angry? No. It won't make you angry (much). It will make you very cold and very muddy, though! The easiest way [...]

All you need to know about… cyclocross 2018-03-17T14:37:22+00:00
13 03, 2018

Road Cycling: A Beginner’s Story

2018-03-13T15:39:55+00:00

Dan has been a member of Leighton Buzzard Road Cycling Club for 18 months and started out as a complete novice. It was a few months after I’d started cycling to work that my friend Ross had the idea that changed my life. “Our cycling club has got a spare ‘club bike’ [...]

Road Cycling: A Beginner’s Story 2018-03-13T15:39:55+00:00
10 03, 2018

How much is that bikey in the window?

2018-03-10T12:08:28+00:00

Just arrived, a lovely new pretty single speed / fixie, it's taken pride of place in the shop window and has been turning heads all week. Cinelli have drawn on their extensive knowledge of fixed gear bicycles to create the Tipo Pista. The result is a lightweight aluminium bike that’s as happy [...]

How much is that bikey in the window? 2018-03-10T12:08:28+00:00
27 02, 2018

Why shouldn’t you buy a bike on the internet?

2018-02-27T20:31:17+00:00

We get a lot of people coming in to the shop to get advice, get measured and sized for a bike and then go on the internet to buy at the best price they can find, but what are the pitfalls of buying a bike online? It will arrive in a box, [...]

Why shouldn’t you buy a bike on the internet? 2018-02-27T20:31:17+00:00
6 10, 2017

Demo e-bikes available for test rides

2018-01-24T11:37:15+00:00

We've now got a small sized demo Raleigh e-bike in the shop. Ideal for Ladies, come along and give it a test ride, we've also got a larger one so bring the hubby along too! Give us a call to book a time..

Demo e-bikes available for test rides 2018-01-24T11:37:15+00:00
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