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Cannondale Factory Racing Kit - Available to order now

  • 7th September 2013

You asked for it. We delivered. Cannondale Factory Racing (CFR) style for your off road adventures. Email  us to pre-order. CFR TEAM JERSEY £59.99 RRP  SIZES M - 2XL Double-knit X L.E. fabric enhances wicking with pro-level stretch for ultimate comfort Vortex mesh stretch inserts on side panels and underarm gussets for added ventilation Full-length zipper for added ventilation 3 traditional back pockets for storage 100% polyester   CFR TEAM LONG...

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Dave Doing it for Kernow!

  • 5th September 2013

The man responsible for One and All Cycling's use of Perranporth Aerodrome for training purposes will be taking part in Action Medical Research for Children's Ride24 event at Thruxton Motor Circuit. Having to raise a minimum of £378 by 7 September, Dave will be riding the event solo amongst teams of other riders competing to finish in the fastest time. Pictured above in his new Bike Chain Ricci uniform, Dave is all set to take on the challenge, and not for the first...

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Events

Francis Clark LLP Networking Event - closed

  • 4th September 2013

The Truro office of Francis Clark LLP are holding a cycle networking event on 20 September 2013. This is the first event of its kind we have held, but if successful, we would like it to become a regular fixture. Our aim is to combine a bike ride with an informal networking event. There will be plenty of opportunities before, during and after the event to chat and meet like-minded professionals. The event itself will be held at the Bissoe Cycle Centre , near Truro, from 8am on...

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Euskaltel Euskadi saved by Fernando Alonso

  • 3rd September 2013

Former Formula 1 world champion Fernando Alonso has agreed to buy the Euskaltel Euskadi cycling team "Fernando Alonso, aware of the current situation of Spanish cycling and knowledgeable about the sad news of the ultimate demise of the Euskaltel Euskadi team, decided to inquire about the status of the Basque side in order to assess their acquisition and ensure the continuity of this project. After several days of intense negotiations between both parties, led, moreover, with the...

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Fab news for new Trek team

  • 2nd July 2013

Fabian Cancellara, 2013 Ronde Van Vlaanderen and Paris-Roubaix champion, will ride for Trek Bicycle’s recently announced WorldTour team, debuting in 2014. Cancellara confirmed via Twitter that he will be a part of the world's newest cycling team for the next three years. "There was a lot of speculation around my professional future in the last couple of weeks - even months,” said the Swiss powerhouse. “That's why I'm really happy to confirm that I will stay with the Trek...

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Eric Moore: A Tribute

  • 23rd June 2013

The passing of Eric Moore is a sad occasion for friends and family, he was a a wonderful person and one who so many people owe a debt of gratitude. Reflecting on a good man and friend I would like to honour and celebrate his life, with particular reference to his contribution to cycling. Eric's contribution to cycling in the South West cannot be under estimated.  He was a member of West Cornwall C.C  prior to the Second World War, and during his time serving in Egypt with...

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New book 'Domestique'

  • 18th June 2013

The remarkable true-life story from behind the scenes of professional cycling. Charly Wegelius was one of Britain's most distinguished and respected professional cyclists. He grew up in York, and went on to race for some of cycling's best teams, including Mapei, the world's most successful ever team. In his 11-year career he competed in a remarkable 14 Grand Tours (including three Tours de France). Charly now works as a  directear sportif  for the Garmin-Sharp team....

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FREE Bike hire all week

  • 12th June 2013

We are offering free bike hire to celebrate Bike Week. During 15th - 23rd June we are offering free hire on all bikes and accesories, including hybrids, mountain bikes, tag-a-longs, and accesories. As one of Cornwall's leading cycle hire facilities, we are actively encouraging families to get out on their bikes and go wherever they wish, be it on the road or to the stunning Devoran to Portreath "Coast to coast" trail.   Quote from Bike Week: "Thank you for taking...

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2014 Trek 29ers in store now

  • 31st May 2013

We have the latest 2014 Trek 29ers instore now available to test ride. Not sure whether a 29er is right for you? Have a read below and see for your self the difference between 26" & 29" wheels. Still not convinced? Why not book a test ride on the latest bikes and check them out for yourself. Trek's 29er legacy For over a dozen years, Trek have produced more 29ers than anyone else. It's no wonder they make the best bigwheelers on the planet. More momentum...

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Latest news

  • 16th May 2013

The Amgen Tour of California is under way, and Cannondale sprint sensation Peter Sagan is off to a good start, sitting in joint 1st position for the Green Jersey after a podium finish in the first stage, and a sensational hard-fought victory in yesterday's third stage. In the third stage (Palmdale to Santa Clarita, 177km) a long final descent saw the Cannondale riders driving the pace to bring back the day’s breakaway. Led by Kristijan Koren and Maciej Bodnar, the peloton caught the...

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New Bike Alert!

  • 30th April 2013

Colorado based Yeti Cycles  have been busy brewing their latest 29" wheeled creation for the past six years but it's inspiration and design draws on nearly 3 decades of bike building heritage to construct a bike Yeti are calling "the best bike we've built to date". Based on the high performing ‘Switch Link’ suspension platform the SB95 Carbon offers 127mm of crisp pedalling, bump absorbing rear wheel travel wrapped in a low slung, slack trail gripping package. The high...

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Events

Miles for Merlin Charity Challenge

  • 25th April 2013

  To find out more please see Miles for Merlin facebook page  here . Merlin MS Centre will also be at Royal Cornwall show, and have a raffle bike and other prizes available. More about Merlin MS Centre: They are a centre of excellence in Cornwall providing a range of expert care, support and therapies to improve the lives of those with Multiple Sclerosis and other neurological conditions, their families and their carers. Their website is ...

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Cannondale Team Kit arriving soon

  • 10th April 2013

We have the latest Cannondale Pro Cycling team kit on order, these are limited stock so please email  or call to reserve you items now. Featuring the latest technologies in mositure control and fit, this is the 2013 Cannondale Pro Cycling team kit. Bibshorts 8 panel contour No inseam to reduce under chamois bulk Flat lock stitching Signature grip leg elastic  RRP £79.99   Pro Jersey Gobi3 is an elite summer...

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Spartacus Wins Again

  • 7th April 2013

Fabien Cancellera and his Trek Domane continued his domination of the classics season comepleting another Flanders-Roubaix double.  He climbed the stairs into the VIP area, sat down, and promptly said he didn’t know how he did it and couldn’t remember a thing from the last 40 kilometers of racing. “I think the hands are okay. It’s just the whole rest of the body is — how I can say? Flat fucked,” Cancellara said. When asked to describe the...

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15% off all SIS nutrition

  • 1st April 2013

Science in sport do a wide range of flavours but Cabbage is most certainly not one of them.  However we have a special offer on SIS products as we are able to offer our customers 15% off RRP on the entire range of SIS products. Please click on the image below or go to   https://bikechainricci.co.uk/nutrition/     2/3/2013 Update Thanks to everyone who emailed yesterday about becomming a product tester for Cabbage Gels, this was an April Fools...

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