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The 5 best road & hybrid electric bikes

Electric bikes are the fastest growing sector of the cycling industry, making cycling for leisure, sport and transport easier and more accessible than ever. We take a look at some of the best electric road & hybrid bikes.

Adventure Road bikes

Take two-parts road bike, add one-part cyclocross bike, one-part mountain bike and a splash of mud, bung it all in a cauldron and simmer for a few hours and you’ll have a delicious looking new style of machine which is fast becoming known as an Adventure Road bike. You’ll probably be burned at the stake …

How to choose the right bike tyres

Your tyres are your only point of contact with the road so it’s important to make sure you’re using the right ones. We take a look at how different tyre choices will affect your bike and your riding. The tyres you fit to your bike will have a far wider-reaching impact than just the grip …

Cycling Holiday Essentials: What to bring to make the most of your holiday

The must have products to take away on a cycling holiday this Summer. Whether you’re planning an all-out family holiday abroad with your bikes, or a relaxed countryside tour over a long weekend, these essentials will help make it a holiday to remember. Travel storage Going away on holiday doesn’t always mean you have to sacrifice …

The Wheelies Fitness Challenge at the 2015 BMW GS Trophy UK Qualifier

What happens when you swap petrol power for pedal power? Every 2 years since 2008 the International GS Trophy has been giving BMW customers a chance to really see what their iconic GS motorcycles are capable of, and this year Wheelies were lucky enough to be invited to take part in the UK Qualifying weekend. …

New in: 2015 Dawes parts & accessories

New Dawes bags, saddles, helmets & more Dawes have a rich cycling history and are well-known for producing long-lasting touring bikes and hybrid bikes. For 2015 Dawes have introduced an impressive new range of elegantly styled parts and accessories to complement their bikes. Check out what’s new for 2015 below. Dawes Rucksack The cleverly designed …

3 top destinations for a cycling holiday

Here in the UK we aren’t always blessed with warm and dry weather conditions, which is why an increasing number of cyclists are choosing to take their riding abroad. A dedicated cycling holiday needn’t be a logistical nightmare; the hardest part is choosing your destination. We’ve identified three of the top road cycling and mountain …

Build it, ride it: a journey of the bikecar

I’m Paul Everitt; I’m a Plumber, Tiler and Adventure Explorer with business cards to prove it. I want to introduce you to my bikecar cycling world in which you can be a part of. Since 2006 I’ve been travelling and working around the globe. In 2008/9 I started to get a little bored of travelling …

Guide to folding bikes

Squeezing your bike into small spaces is often a challenge, especially if you live in a high rise flat. If you are pushed for room, it’s worth considering a folding bike, once folded down they can be stored and taken almost anywhere.   Benefits of folding bikes Due to their folding ability they can be …

Not your average cycling products

Have you seen the Bikamper Bike Tent or the Foldable Cycling Helmet? We take a look at some of the slightly unusual cycling products we stock at Wheelies. Topeak Bikamper Tent If you are a fan of camping and cycling the Topeak Bikamper is ideal, allowing you to effortlessly combine the both. This one-man waterproof …