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Cycling in winter

Cycling in winter

With the winter season now fully upon us there are a few things us cyclists need to do to keep our bikes and bodies feeling happy. I think it is fair to say that in winter people choose to cycle less. The weather maybe a major factor, it might be that people fear the road… Read more

MacVillain Ronnie and Reggie Frames

MacVillain Ronnie and Reggie Frames

A few weeks ago we got our new track and road frames into the shop, we finally got them into the studio a couple days ago and the photos came back just like the frames, perfect.   The Reggie track frame and Ronnie road are built with Italian-made Columbus Zona double butted Cr-Mo tubes which… Read more

Abolishing traffic lights and codes, is that the future?

Abolishing traffic lights and codes, is that the future?

German town abolishes traffic lights and codes. Accidents are now almost non-existent! In recent weeks there have been a lot of traffic incidents involving bikes, in London there have been 5 deaths in 9 days. So what is being done to change the way that people think about bikes and the way that the road… Read more

This person is wearing a bike helmet

This person is wearing a bike helmet

This new development in cycle wear is a potentially revolutionary take on the conventional cycling helmet. 2 Swedish developers have been working on this idea for the last 7 years, refining and developing the technology to make this a viable option for people that want a functional convenient option for a cycling helmet. Developing air-bag… Read more

The Tour De France is coming to Cambridge

The Tour De France is coming to Cambridge

Every year the start of the Tour de France is as important as the finish, thousands of people flock to a city to see the start of one of the hardest races in the world. These athletes train year round to compete and are pushing there bodies and minds in the most extreme ways possible.… Read more

New Frames in the works

New Frames in the works

In the Next couple weeks we will have some new framesets coming in, things are getting pretty exciting with the new custom MacVillian pursuit frame hitting the shelves and some other things in the works keep an eye out on here as we will be posting pictures and details soon. Read more

MacVillain Frames

MacVillain Frames

The new MacVillian framesets are in and are available in store now. For more detailed information and postage email us at rick@bicycleambulance.com We just got conformation that more of our new framesets (Frankie) will be in soon, which includes the much anticipated pursuit frameset, one of which is already sold. Specification 48 50 52 54… Read more

World hard court Bike polo Championships 2013

World hard court Bike polo Championships 2013

During the month of October this year the biggest bike polo event in the calendar took place in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Teams from around the world made the trip to compete but only one could walk away the champion. These kind of trips are the reason so many of us have continued to play polo.… Read more

MacVillian Frames

MacVillian Frames

So the new frames are in and up in the shop. When we first thought about producing our own frames we wanted something with a clean look, quill stem and a old school meets new school look. The Ronnie and Reggie give you the option of track or road, brakes or no brakes, speed or more… Read more

Chrome Bags

Chrome Bags

We now have a large selection of Chrome bags and T-shirts in stock at the shop. Come by and have look at them all proudly displayed in are Chrome corner. Read more

Raleigh Since 1887

Raleigh Since 1887

An interesting and detailed look into the Raleigh Factory in the 1940’s. Its amazing to see how a production bike was made back then, its pretty incredible that everything from the cranks down to hubs is made out of steel in one factory. Very entertaining in more than one way! Enjoy… Read more

In The Works

In The Works

Progress is being made on some new projects, some really exciting things developing and happening in the shop. More to come in the next few weeks, watch this space. Read more

Mission Workshop-John ‘Prolly’ Watson

Mission Workshop-John ‘Prolly’ Watson

It’s amazing where the bike can take you and who you meet along the way. John Prolly has travelled the world with his bike and been part of some incredible projects. This little project he has done with mission workshop landed him taking pictures in Shanghai, looks great, but the cycling looks bleak and smoggy. Read more

Chrome Bags In Cambridge

Chrome Bags In Cambridge

A whole bunch of Chrome bags just dropped into the shop, new messenger bags, backpacks and a whole bunch of T’s. The new stuff from Chrome looks great, developing what you know as the standard in high quality messenger bags and making them stronger, better and super long lasting. They have been developing their shoe… Read more

Specialized AWOL in Transcontinental Bike Race

Specialized AWOL in Transcontinental Bike Race

This statement heads the wearegoingawol.tumblr.com site- “The Transcontinental Race (TCR) runs for the first time this year. TCR is Europe’s longest single stage unsupported bike race. Riders will cover a minimum of 2000 miles / 3200 km and a mountain checkpoint will take you high into the Alps. We are looking at about 35.000m of altitude… Read more

Paul Components

Paul Components

PAUL is quite literally the Boss of components, everything is made to a super high quality in house by them. Tried and tested, they only make stuff that they know will work well and last… Paul is renowned for it’s easily serviceable products. In the early 90’s they designed and produced a completely serviceable rear derailleur… Read more

Bike Polo

Bike Polo

I have Been playing bike polo for around 4 years and in that time things have changed a lot. Originally bike polo started as way for bike messengers to let of steam and have some fun after work, starting in Seattle around seven or eight years ago, the sport grew fast developing a solid following… Read more

Toulouse to Cadaques 2013

Toulouse to Cadaques 2013

Every Year I try and do at least one cycle tour, over the years this depending on how long I have, I try and see something different and go as far as I can. I have so far been cycling in Canada, ridden the length of france and made it over the Pyrenees to Barcelona… Read more

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