Monthly Archives: January 2018

  • Shock Bushings

    Posted in on 31st January 2018.

    You’re probably familiar with the tell-tale signs that your shock bushings need replacing. These rubber or  polyurethane cushions help absorb road shock and to control the amount of movement in the joints of your bike. Similar to bearings, their role reduces both friction and the extent of wear between two materials, so when the bushings finally start to degrade, there are a couple of obvious signs: 1. The rattle of the shock on its mount — ...

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  • Betd's Top Destinations for Europe Cycling Trips

    Posted in on 24th January 2018.

      Christmas has flown by in a hurry and the January blues are settling in, which is why Betd have previewed some top destinations for European cycling trips to help you look forward to the summer. Lake Garda, Italy Combining breathtaking scenery - from olive trees, mountain sides and the dazzling lake - with one thousand kilometres of cycling trails around the breadth for the area, Lake Garda is a dream come true for cycling enthusiasts wh...

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  • COREbike Show 2018

    Posted in on 19th January 2018.

      It’s certainly a busy month for events! The COREbike show 2018 joins the foray from the 21st to the 23rd of January at Whittlebury Hall in Towcester. Well-known for its relaxed environment, it’s the perfect show to attend if you’re interested in meeting suppliers and gaining insights into future products and brands. Over 250 brands will be showcased from 28 of the UK’s leading bike companies. Last year, the COREbike show attracte...

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  • The Bike Place Show 2018

    Posted in on 13th January 2018.

    The Bike Place Show - 14th - 16th Jan Introducing the new year is The Bike Place 2018, The Bike Place’s 8th show hosting a number of visitors, exhibitors and a plethora of bike industry speakers. It’s the perfect show to take your time if you’re in the market for a new bike or a new kit, engaging with the sellers and brands and finding out as much as possible to help with future purchases. Based in Silverstone, Northampton, The Bike Place...

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