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Cycling Incline 30/07/2021

5 Toughest Cycling Climbs in the UK

Think your quads are up to a challenge? Or want to test out that new electric mountain bike or electric road bike on an incline that will put your new model through its paces? Here at Swinnerton Cycles, we know a thing or two about tricky terrain and we have created a list of 5 of the toughest cycling climbs across the UK for you to try out – if you’re brave enough of course.  The United Kingdom has a whole host of terrains, tracks and routes for you to... Read More

24/06/2021

Dogma-F

DOGMA | ˈdɒɡmə | noun a principle or set of principles laid down by an authority as incontrovertibly true: the DOGMAs of faith origin Mid 16th century: via late Latin from Greek DOGMA ‘opinion’, from dokein ‘seem good, think’. Founded in Treviso, in the northeast heart of Italy, by Giovanni “Nani” Pinarello, the company has been making the highest quality bikes since establishing in 1952 The Pinarello name evokes legendary and epic victories from the greatest cyclists of all time: Since the very first Giro d’Italia victory by Fausto Bertoglio... Read More

16/06/2021

New Brand – Atlas Brace

As mountain biking still evoloves and dirt jump & enduro are paving the way for the future of the sport, the need for extra protection is increasingly common. We are not new to neck braces but the compact range from atlas gives you great protection without breaking the bank. The Atlas Brace is racer designed, racer tested, and has been developed around the necks of championship winning professionals. With the development team lead by former Supercross and Motocross racer Brady Sheren, team Atlas was able to create a revolutionary new... Read More

Active+ Smart Mask 16/06/2021

New Brand – AirPop Masks

With the world changing on a day to basis and masks now very much a stable part of everyones day we are delighted to welcome AirPop to our brand Portfolio. About AirPop The AirPop Facemasks are designed from the inside out, we focused on efficacy, wearability, breathability and comfort. AirPop’s intelligent product system learns and adapts to the wearer, and her environment, providing feedback and deepening understanding through personalized guidance.  FUNCTION | BEST OF ALL WORLDS Medical, Industrial and Consumer masks each have a specific purpose. AirPop’s hybrid approach combines... Read More

Covid 19 Update

Swinnerton Cycles Covid 19 – Status Update – 05/06/2020 Given the Government’s easing of certain lockdown measures we have had a number of customers asking when will we be reopening the shop for browsing. To be clear the easing of these measures is only acceptable if it is possible to do so in a safe way, for both our customers AND our staff.  Please take the time to read this (Long) update below as we all start to move forward during the easing of restrictions. As most of you are... Read More

11/04/2019

Pinarello Launch – New Dogma FS – Electronically Controlled Suspension

Pinarello are pushing the boundaries again for 2019 with the introduction of the latest Dogma series frameset the Dogma FS. Pinarello has chosen to produce the frameset using Torayca T1100 1K Dream Carbon with Nanoalloy Technology, pairing this with their rake adjusted Onda fork the Dogma FS carries through many of the features of the Dogma F10 but with a few more surprises. Available in only 4 sizes the Dogma FS features are revolutionary new Front & Rear suspension system which in development with HiRide is electronically controlled nick-named the... Read More

20/03/2019

Bontrager WaveCel Helmets a new revolution in Safety

This revolutionary material is proven to be up to 48x more effective than standard EPS foam at preventing concussions from common cycling accidents. What is WaveCel: WaveCel is a collapsible cellular material that lines the inside of Bontrager helmets. It is the result of a four-year partnership between Trek’s Research & Design teams, orthopedic surgeon Dr. Steve Madey, and biomechanical engineer Dr. Michael Bottlang. Drs Madey and Bottlang have collaborated for the past 25 years and pioneered advances in fracture care, thoracic and pelvic trauma, and head injury prevention. They... Read More

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