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It is no longer a legal requirement, to wear face masks in shops. However, it would be appreciated, if those with "Flu like" symptoms postpone their visits. Despite the relaxing of restrictions, only one customer (Or party), at a time, is allowed to enter the shop. Please wait by the gate, if there is someone in the shop when you arrive (Or join queue if already formed).



Use your head; wear a helmet!
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Cateye CALRWRM Wearable Mini rear light

Cateye CALRWRM Wearable Mini rear light
Pricing
RRP £9.99
£8.20
Offer £7.50

Weldtite BB102 Ball Bearings 5/32 Inch.

Weldtite BB102  Ball Bearings 5/32 Inch.
Pricing
RRP £0.90
£0.60
Offer £0.40

Kryptonite Kryptoflex GK001096 1218 Coiled Key cable with FlexFrame C bracket

Kryptonite Kryptoflex GK001096 1218 Coiled Key cable with FlexFrame C bracket
Pricing
RRP £24.99
£18.10
Offer £16.30

Truflo QA4500 Single Shot Air Fork / Shock Pump

Truflo QA4500 Single Shot Air Fork / Shock Pump
Pricing
RRP £49.99
£34.00
Offer £27.50

Shimano RDM5100SGS Deore Rear Derailleur, 11 Speed, Shadow+ SGS Long Cage

Shimano RDM5100SGS Deore Rear Derailleur, 11 Speed, Shadow+ SGS Long Cage
Pricing
RRP £49.99
£45.00
Offer £41.60

Shimano BR5800R 105 Rear Brake Calliper

Shimano BR5800R 105 Rear Brake Calliper
Pricing
RRP £49.99
£36.60
Offer £31.00

Don't be wet!

Don't be wet!
When the weather is wet and windy, road riding is far more pleasant (Or at least less unpleasant) if you have a suitable bike, that will take full mudguards and that is also forgiving in wind. Don't listen to the boy racers, use your head!!

Still hard to beat!!

Still hard to beat!!
A properly built traditional wheel still has much to commend it, particularly for the cyclist who has to fund his or her own sport. Each spoke costs pence, rather than pounds and is also easy to get. Traditional spokes are still much as they have been for many years, simply being available in varying gauges and lengths.

Few, if any, minimal spoke, factory wheels are as completely round as a traditional 32 or 36 hole wheel. The reduction in the number of spokes results in the need for a heavier rim, which is able to tolerate being supported in fewer places. In quite a few cases, this results overall in a heavier wheel.

The Mavic Open Pro rim, built around a Shimano 105 hub, is a good balance of lightness, reliability, serviceability and value.

Click Here to read a review of our wheels.

Don't get in the middle of a bad chain reaction.

Don't get in the middle of a bad chain reaction.
Get the most out of your chain but not at the expense of your sprockets and chainrings. A chain wear gauge will tell you when you need to renew the chain. We offer two types, the more sophisticated being the Park Tools version, whilst the VAR chain checker is a simple go/no go gauge, that is a lot cheaper.

Learn to D.I.Y. properly.

Learn to D.I.Y. properly.
Unsure of what to do when working on your bike? This book will offer guidance on what to do and what to use.

Arrive with your car and bike in one piece!

Arrive with your car and bike in one piece!
For those of you who don't own a vehicle big enough to accommadate your bikes, carry them in safety with one of these super quality Hollywood racks. At these prices can you afford to take a chance and damage your bike or car?

Are you an Octopus?

Are you an Octopus?
If so look no further! For those of us with fewer arms, one of our workstands is the ideal way to make bike repairs and cleaning less fraught!

Don't know what to buy them?

Don't know what to buy them?
You know they like cycling but you don't know what they want. Let them get what they want with one of these Gift tokens.

cyclebasket.com News

Closed for one week 9 - 16 August
**UPDATED The shop will be closed the week of 9 - 16 August, for what could be called a holiday (A few jobs to do at home, where I need a few days at it).
Published Monday 1 August 2022, Updated Monday 1 August 2022

A return to sanity

A return to sanity
**UPDATED There are those who feel that bikes have become too much a manifestation of vanity and that they have become complicated beyond reason.
Published Thursday 21 July 2022, Updated Thursday 21 July 2022

UPS
**UPDATED Following discussions with UPS, UPS have now taken over delivering cyclebasket's UK mainland parcels (Excluding some Scottish Post Codes). Full tracking details will be provided, which allow customers to pass on further instructions concerning their deliveries.
Published Tuesday 15 February 2022, Updated Tuesday 15 February 2022

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