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Webshop update! Now running Freshtripe.co.uk

Webshop update! Now running Freshtripe.co.uk

As you may have noticed, the web shop on the Bicycle Ambulance site has now gone. In it’s place the Freshtripe shop is now up and running. We as Bicycle Ambulance took over Freshtripe around a year ago and as well as updating that site we have been working on adding products to the site to make sure everything from the existing Bicycle Ambulance site is present. As you can now explorer many of your favourite Bicycle Ambulance items are in stock along side some new ones and Freshtripe’s main products from Velo Orange.

Please enjoy the site and let us know if we have missed something or there are some products you want to see on there. We will be adding more over time so stay tuned.

ENJOY.

ALL CITY CYCLES – Welcome to the party.

ALL CITY CYCLES – Welcome to the party.

A couple weeks back we welcomed All City Cycles into the store. We are really happy with the response they have received. Below is the complete range we are currently stocking, a few of the bikes are last years stock, so that means a reduction on the price and a sweet deal to be had!Read more

The Brooks Cambium 3 years on

The Brooks Cambium 3 years on

  So it’s been 3 years since the original Brooks Cambium C17 was launched with great success and we are still loving them. They have evolved somewhat since the first release, but at their core they still maintain that classic Brooks design and is constructed with that same 1865 ethos in mind. A brief historyRead more

Joe’s transcontinental experience

Joe’s transcontinental experience

Joe Todd a local rider and shop regular this year decided he wanted to do something different with his year off between sixth form and university, while his friends were off travelling the world and laying about on beaches he decided to test not only his body but also his mind by taking part inRead more

Paul components Klamper Disc Caliper

Paul components Klamper Disc Caliper

The Klamper is probably of the most highly anticipated bicycle components of the year, With over 3 years of development to make sure it was as good as all the other Paul components. It’s design is similar in a lot of ways to most traditional disc brake callipers, The only difference here is the qualityRead more

Bombtrack bikes

Bombtrack bikes

We have been dealing with Bombtrack for the last couple of months and I have to say we are more than impressed with everything about them! The attention to detail on these bikes is awesome, everything is thought out and fits perfectly with the different types and style of bike they are producing. Bombtrack areRead more

SP Dynamo Hub PV-8 review

SP Dynamo Hub PV-8 review

We recently started stocking the SP dynamo hub after trying and testing them, I have been riding one of these hubs for nearly a year now and I have been nothing but impressed. Matching it up to the right light and other accessories this hub could take you round the world without ever having toRead more

Schwalbe Durano DD Shop test and now in stock

Schwalbe Durano DD Shop test and now in stock

The guys at Schwalbe sent us over a pair of the new Durano Double Defence a couple of weeks ago, so we got stuck straight in and put them on our bikes to test them out. With there new hardened sidewall they are unlike the old standard Duranos, the thickened sidewall gives a stronger tyreRead more

San Marco Vintage

San Marco Vintage

We recently restocked on some of the awesome San Marco vintage range saddles. These included the now iconic Concor and the tried and tested Rolls. Most of the Vintage range seems to be favoured by fixed gear riders. The Concor pulls on it’s historic road history, with its bucket style allowing multiple positioning options. TheRead more

Soma Fab’ulous’

Soma Fab’ulous’

In recent years Soma Fabrications have been releasing some awesome products, keeping both up to date with styles and trends, but staying true to their self written philosophy. ‘Making bikes for the every cyclist, not the ordinary cyclist, but the cyclist that uses their bike everyday for everything.’ With this in mind they created a new beastRead more

Felt TK3 2015

Felt TK3 2015

These awesome new bikes are back in stock, last years models flew of the shelves and sold out before we could get more, So this year we got in a whole bunch of sizes. Come by and check them out, they are super stiff and made to go fast.   The Felt TK3 Track 2015Read more

Handmade

Handmade

Over the past couple of years there has been a greater focus on locally handmade frames. Bike shows such as Spin London and The Bespoked Bike show are putting the focus on these builders and what they do, the market for a handmade custom frame is big and expanding. With the majority of frames currently being made in theRead more

L’Eroica

L’Eroica

It’s that time of year again, people all over Europe are out training for this years L’Eroica. After building up their pre 1987 bikes, finding and collecting parts to make every component as historic as the races itself, they are part of the way to setting off to Italy to take part in the mostRead more

Cinelli Hobo

Cinelli Hobo

The “Hobo” refers to the homonymous culture grown in America early twentieth century, based on the voluntary adoption of an adventuring and wandering lifestyle devoted to simplicity, soul searching, honesty, and respect for man and nature. The “Hobo” is made of Columbus Life tube, a steel niobium alloy that has a considerable mechanical resistance, perfectRead more

Felt TK3 2015

Felt TK3 2015

For those addicted to the boards, the Tk2 features our Aero Track UltraLite Custom Butted 7005 aluminum frameset. This is a true track frameset thanks to its machined BB, horizontal dropouts, cast-steel dropout faces and integrated chain tensioners. The Aero Track UHC Performance fork blends aerodynamic performance with carbon fiber strength, while the 3T stemRead more

Restrap – Three and Counting

Restrap – Three and Counting

Restrap is based in Leeds, West Yorkshire. Priding themselves on new and innovative designs. Restrap started out small; producing home-made, high quality diagonal straps. But following widespread support from the UK and around the world, they expanded, bringing new designs and innovative products to the market. “The environment has always been a key consideration inRead more

Experiments in speed

Experiments in speed

Experiments in speed. Inspired by those great men of the salt flats, those men that in the 60s pushed the Land Speed Record from the 300s up towards the 600mph mark in jet-propelled cars built in their sheds. Norfolk based production company Spindle Productions teamed up with custom bike makers Donhou Bicycles to see howRead more

LEADER FRAMES

LEADER FRAMES

Leader KAGERO Available colours: Oceanic Blue, Phantom Pearl Features:  – 7005 Double-Butted Aluminum Tubing – Subtle Slope – Seamless Welds – Integrated Headtube – Seat Tube: 31.6mm – Double-sided Dropouts – Track Carbon w/Aluminum Steerer Fork – FSA Integrated Headset – Custom PC Seat Collar – BB: 50mm Drop Leader 735 Available colours: Matte Black,Read more

VIA Hubs

VIA Hubs

VIA hubs incorporate revolutionary new designs along with a cassette body that contains 6 pawls and 60 ratchets. Each group of pawls engages into the ratchet ring at the same time whenever drive torque is applied, this translates into faster and more efficient power transfer. In addition we have added a high-strength, hardness and precisionRead more

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