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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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A little English Cycles video

Local University of Oregon student Bobby Schenk asked if he could make a short film about English Cycles; I was happy to help out, and he...

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Socks! Look good! Feel awesome! Help animals!

This from teammate and sock-guru Andrew (thanks fella!): English Cycles and Handlebar Mustache have collaborated on a limited edition run...

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TransAm gear – Kali Tava helmet

Finding the right helmet for the TransAm took a while. I wanted some form of ‘aero road’ helmet for speed. A mainly closed top...

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TransAm gear: Exposure lights

My TransAm strategy was to ride fast and get a decent night’s sleep – this meant that I would be able to charge batteries every...

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5th September 2017

There was one benefit to my TransAm attempt being cut short – I was able to race quite a lot of the local Tuesday night criteriums!...

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