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Le Col Sport Ladies Short Sleeve Jersey

  • 4th July 2015

No exaggeration, this top is perhaps my all-time favourite addition to my wardrobe. The Le Col short sleeve jersey fits and feels like a dream. The fit is snug and as a UK 10/12 I opted for the XL – mostly because I am quite tall and wanted the extra length. Little details demonstrate quality such as the full length zip with a zip guard at the top for comfort. I am also a fan of the roomy 3 pockets on the back. I can easily fit my bananas, gels and phone with room to...

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Le Col Ladies Waist Shorts

  • 3rd July 2015

Today I’m writing a review of a product that has made me very happy on long bike rides recently. Le Col Ladies Waist shorts  I am currently training for RideLondon which is 100 mile sportive on 2 nd August. That means lots of hours on the saddle and that is why I am so grateful for my Le Col Ladies Waist Shorts. I only have 4 weeks to go so anything to boost my confidence makes me happy. The right bike is important, but so are the right clothes! I hadn’t...

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Training for RideLondon Part 1 – It all starts with a bike fit!

  • 2nd July 2015

What do you do when you come home from a 5 month trip abroad and realise you only have 5 weeks to train for your first 100 mile cycling sportive? You panic! Panic a little bit more. Panic some more. Then take a deep breath and ask someone for help! I was a bit apprehensive when I walked into Ricci’s impressive bike shop, Bike Chain Ricci, in Redruth. It is a treasure trove of all things cycling – enough shiny, beautiful, dazzling bikes and equipment and...

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Introduction

  • 1st July 2015

I’m Sophie and I will be writing blog posts for Bike Chain Ricci alongside my personal blog 100-healthy-days.com . I began writing about health and fitness in order to make some positive changes in my own life. Now I hope to motivate others to do the same and here I will be talking about all things BICYCLES! Ricci is passionate about creating a strong inclusive platform for enjoying cycling. His vision for the future focuses on shop and supported rides, clothing, sportive...

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Competition

  • 16th May 2015

To celebrate Oakley being back in store we are offering one lucky winner a pair of customised Oakley sunglasses of their choice. Entry couldn't be easier, just simply click the banner below, design your favourite pair and email the design across to enquiries@bikechainricci.co.uk. All entries will be uploaded to our Facebook on Monday 25th May, the glasses design with the most likes by 31st May at 5pm will WIN. So the more you like and share the better the chance you have of winning....

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Oakley Jawbreaker - have the X-factor

  • 13th May 2015

Oakley extended the field of view in the upper peripheral region to optimize it for cycling, and once they added Switchlock™ Technology for easy lens changing plus temples that adjust to three different lengths for helmet compatibility, Jawbreaker™ became the ultimate sport design. This lightweight yet durable performance sunglass features impact resistance and optical precision at the level of ANSI Z87.1, and with the Polaric Ellipsoid™ geometry of High Definition...

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New product announcement

  • 17th January 2015

We are proud to announce our latest products in store are from British sports nutrition company OTE. Using natural flavouring and colours they are a fantastic addition to our range of nutritional products. We have a limited number of samples so if you'd like to try them please ask. More about the brand: The OTE Sports brand has been created with you, fellow athletes and sports enthusiasts, in mind. Our range of naturally flavoured energy products and recovery drinks have been...

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SRAM releases new direct mount chainrings

  • 16th December 2014

SRAM has released a new direct mount chainring to compliment their XX1, X01 and X1 1400 cranks.  This eliminates the need for the spider so it will save you 25-50g, plus they look trick! There will be a wide range of sizes available to fit everyone’s needs, 26T – 40T. They feature the familiar chain-gripping X-SYNC™ tooth profile and are machined from aluminum. They look slick! Features   Fully CNC ALUMINIUM rings X-SYNC™ technology...

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Track bike special

  • 15th November 2014

We now have access to a much larger range of Track bikes from one of our key suppliers, so if you are in the market for a new track bike give us a call. TR 1.0 RRP £729.99   TR PRO RRP £1199.99  ...

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Have you seen the light

  • 7th November 2014

Winter is drawing in, and nights are getting darker so it's time to make sure you're seen. Our current best selling lights are:     Front  Rear Light Sets     Electron F-650 RRP £69.99   Lezyne Zecto Drive Rear  RRP £29.99 Infini Lava Front & Rear set  RRP £34.99 Key features: A high performance 650 lumen light  2...

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Guilt free food @ Bissoe

  • 6th November 2014

Tony is pleased to announce that a fter a mammoth 3 hour tasting session,  we will be stocking Je Tam raw clean food from Saturday 8th November. The cakes, protein balls and savoury burgers are all Dairy Free, Gluten Free and Sugar free. Come down and try some guilt free treats from Saturday 8th November. For more info contact Tony on 01872 870341 or visit www.jetam.co.uk  

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Exciting new brands coming soon....

  • 14th October 2014

Keep an eye on our website for more announcements as we take on customer feedback and look at new brands, the latest to hit our shelves is Lake Shoes. Lake score consistently well on reviews and are top quality shoes.

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Train with Team Sky in Majorca

  • 30th July 2014

Join Jaguar's our Ride like a Pro ride out on Saturday 9th August and you could be  riding with Team Sky at their 2015 pre-season training camp in Majorca. With a whole host of cycling-focused extras to enjoy, there will be a real feel of the ‘grand depart’. From the off you’ll be supported by a Jaguar XF Sportbrake in full Team Sky livery – just like the cars that are following our finest riders throughout this fantastic summer of cycling. At the...

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New WSD Trek: meet Silque

  • 28th April 2014

Silque is an all-new OCLV carbon women’s road bike, designed from the ground up to be the absolute best carbon road bike for women. Smooth and powerful ; Silque is an all-new women’s endurance road bike that provides the perfect balance of smooth and powerful performance for female road riders the world over. Each bike is equipped with the World Tour-proven Isospeed decoupler, doubling vertical compliance and improving overall performance. The perfect fit. ...

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Be Sven. Ride Bontrager

  • 1st February 2014

Cyclocross World Champion Sven Nys rides Bontrager.  Sven Nys’ Trek Boone geometry is based on the Crocket but a pivotal part of the design is the integration of the ISOFIX seatpost from the Trek Domane. Take a look at the video here: Some of Sven's favorite components from Bontrager : Sven's Bontrager Aeolus carbon wheels:  http://goo.gl/Gj6Knl Sven's Bontrager Serano saddle:  http://goo.gl/0emkRf Sven's Bontrager IsoZone handlebar: ...

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