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Pirelli presents first line of tyres dedicated to mountain bikes

Pirelli is expanding its presence to the off-road world with the Scorpion MTB, its first line of tyres dedicated to mountain bikes. The ‘characterising concept’ of the new Pirelli MTB tyres is the proposal of a range of models designed for a variety of terrains, based on their consistency. The …

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Silca acquires Hirobel Cycling Solutions

Silca has acquired Hirobel Cycling Solutions, and has moved production to Silca HQ in Indianapolis.  Hirobel’s primary product is the Hirobel Frame Clamp, an "innovative solution to the problems presented in mounting modern bikes to repair stands". Silca said it found the product when engineers began researching how to create …

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Cycle Republic launches Wilier range in-store and online

Cycle Republic is now stocking selected Wilier models across seven of its shops including its flagship store in Canary Wharf.  All bikes will be Ultegra equipped, ranging from the GTR Team through to the pinnacle of the range, the Wilier Cento10 NDR, built around a more endurance-focussed ride, offering a ‘more …

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Extra UK to exclusively distribute Abus

Extra UK will become the exclusive distributor for Abus, the German manufacturer of locks and helmets, from 1st April. The brand, previously distributed by ZyroFisher, will be serviced by a team of territory account managers as well as being supported by Extra’s marketing team. Its commercial activities will be overseen …

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Kask appoints new sales and marketing director

Kask has hired Alberto Fonte as sales and marketing director, to help support and develop the brand’s growth in the competitive safety helmet market. Fonte’s role will cover both the cycling and snow divisions of the company, ensuring "joined-up and progressive thinking for both arms of the business". He has …

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Selle San Marco widens product range with Shortfit Narrow

Selle San Marco has widened its range of products with the Shortfit Carbon FX Narrow, Shortfit Racing Narrow and Shortfit Dynamic Narrow. The ergonomic shape of the new Shortfit Narrow features reduced length and ensures ‘proper support’ in the rear section and ‘optimum pressure distribution’ in the front section. The shape of …

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Guernsey’s first e-bike shop to open this weekend

Adventure Cycles is set to open Guernsey’s first electric bike shop this weekend.  The grand opening, which takes place Saturday 2nd March, will celebrate with a 5% discount on all new e-bike sales in-store and up to 25% off all 2018 e-bikes.  "After a frantic shop fitting, we are proud …

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Zwift Drop Shop open for business

Zwift has opened a new virtual store, the Drop Shop, allowing ‘Zwifters’ to purchase new bikes and wheels from the likes of Specialized, Trek, Cervelo and ENVE for their in-game avatars.  The online training and racing platform will today deliver a one-time payout of ‘Drops’ – Zwift’s new in-game credit …

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Fizik unveils Tempo Overcurve R5 road shoe

Fizik has unveiled the Tempo Overcurve R5, its ‘asymmetric’ new road shoe. It is one of the first new models from fizik’s new Tempo road shoe range, and introduces the ergonomic new Overcurve fitting system. The new Overcurve closure design features a staggered collar wrapping around the ankle, with a …

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Gocycle’s ‘fast-folding’ GX to make Dutch debut at E-bike Xperience

Gocycle’s new ‘fast-folding’ GX model will make its Dutch debut at E-bike Xperience in Utrecht from 1st to 3rd March. It will be the first time Gocycle has attended the show and its team of experts will be on hand to showcase the new GX, while offering test rides of …

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