Swinnerton Cycles | Blog

08/11/2018

Power Does not have to break the bank – Avio Powersense

Looking for that something special for Christmas?  What about a powermeter?  Hold on you dont have to spend £500+ anymore, with Avio Powersense you can be up & running for around £250.00… You have decided that you want to get fit. You have been to the gym and tried spinning classes, but nothing beats the feel of the breeze as you cycle in the open air. So you’ve saved up and got yourself a bike. Even a basic road or hybrid bike is not particularly cheap. But your local retailer... Read More

01/11/2018

Tacx announce the Neo 2 Smart Home Trainer

Tacx Neo has been the choice of many a Zwift user over the past few years and the quietness and quality build have been the benchmark of High-end Smart Trainers but not anymore, as it new little sister is about to land in the UK. The aptly named “Neo 2” is the new generation of Smart trainers with the ability to accept future updates from Zwift which are already in production, the Neo 2 is set to rock the world of Smart Trainers with it’s new features which now also... Read More

24/08/2018

Introducing the new, expanded Slash lineup

Slash is back with new price points, new colour choices, and a new alloy frame option We developed Slash specifically for enduro racing with fast-rolling 29” wheels, 150mm/160mm of travel, and a carbon frame. It’s not just for racing the clock, though. Everything that makes Slash great for enduro racing also makes it a fast and fun everyday trail bike too. The world’s biggest mountain bike website Pinkbike agreed, naming it their Bike of the Year. That’s why we’ve expanded the Slash lineup, giving more riders more choices. To bring... Read More

15/08/2018
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Review – Q36.5 Hybrid Que

The Long Sleeve Hybrid Que by Q36.5 is a garment I have a real affinity for. It was one of my first items of Q36.5 clothing, and it prompted me to explore and purchase much more of their range. Prior to owning the Hybrid Que, there was a gap in the cycling clothing I was using when riding in the varied temperatures and weather conditions we experience in the UK, particularly during the Spring and Autumn. Not being completely comfortable when out riding or training was detracting from the enjoyment... Read More

09/08/2018

New In – Genesis Zero SL Frameset

Developed for the toughest races on Britain’s unforgiving roads, Genesis present the new Zero SL. Prototyped and raced to victory by Connor Swift last year, the all-new Zero SL is ready to take on the tortuous terrain of the Tour de Yorkshire and city centre criteriums. Using the same geometry as the steel Volare, the bike represents our pinnacle of carbon manufacturing. Made from 30/40T carbon fibre, the Zero SL frame comfortably breaks the 1kg-barrier, with enough comfort to handle the dirt secteurs of the notorious CiCLE Classic. The addition... Read More

08/08/2018

Just Arrived – Clif Bar Nut Butter Filled

Nut Butter Filled The athletes and foodies in the Clif kitchen have crafted a whole new kind of bar. Clif Nut Butter Filled Energy Bar brings together two great foods – delicious, creamy nut butter filling inside an organic enery bar. An organic energy bar filled with delicious, creamy hazelnut butter. Certified Organic 6-7g of plant based protein Who should eat CLIF Nut Butter Filled Energy Bars? CLIF Nut Butter Filled Energy Bar tastes great and is crafted for active people and adventurers. Why is CLIF Nut Butter Filled Energy... Read More

07/08/2018
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Q36.5 Pinstripe Summer Jersey Review

Q36.5 Jersey Short Sleeve L1 Pinstripe (available in men’s and women’s range) Our experience, enjoyment, or level of performance on the bike is normally greatest when it is not compromised by distraction, or interference from the equipment we are using. Q36.5 create their cycling apparel to enable healthy body temperature to be sustained during the ride. This translates into rider comfort and performance. Having heard so many positive comments about the Jersey Short Sleeve L1 Pinstripe, I was really looking forward to using one. This was heightened, as the Jersey... Read More

Welcome to our new site

We are very pleased to announce the launch of our brand new eCommerce site, and also our new blog, which will be updated regularly to keep you up to date with the latest news and special offers. Our new site has been developed with our customers in mind, and as a result of this you’ll find an easy to use website with effective search facilities and an efficient checkout process. We really hope you enjoy having a look around the new site – we will be constantly adding new products... Read More