Updates From The Shop

Contacting English Cycles

I recently discovered that the contact form was not letting through any yahoo.com addresses. If you sent a message and did not receive a reply, then my apologies! This has now been resolved, but I think has been an...

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3rd October 2018

I built Richard a mountain bike back in 2011. He recently converted it to a dropbar fat-tired gravel bruiser – hopefully he will have a much fun riding it as it...

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Triple the fun

The last few years I have mostly lost interest in road racing – having to drive a ways to then ride around in circles seems less appealing than just going on a nice ride. But I do still enjoy competing, and...

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14th May 2018

Last week I had an enjoyable visit from fellow-Brit Pete from Quoc cycling shoes. He posted this interview:...

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Springtime Velo promotion

With English Cycles HQ being just outside Eugene, Oregon, we are lucky enough to have a myriad of incredible, quiet roads for riding right out the door, whilst still being close to amazing wineries, craft breweries...

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New hub and rim options

I just finished up a couple of wheel builds, that nicely highlight some more recent additions to the custom wheel options. I have been using the Italian Carbon-Ti hubs for a little while – they are one of the...

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TransAm Gear: Silca

When Josh Poertner took over Silca in 2013, it seemed an unusual move for the technical director of Zipp to move from cutting edge wheels to pumps…. But when the Super Pista Ultimate pump was released, it...

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