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We Love the new Cinelli Hobo

We Love the new Cinelli Hobo

When it comes to touring/everyday bikes I think it is pretty hard to get a style points and also have a great functional bike. I have been riding a Surly Long Haul trucker for just over 2 years now and although it is not the best looking bike out there, it is highly functional and… Read more

The Infinity Pedal

The Infinity Pedal

So I was recently made aware of this new Kickstarter project from Sam Hunter. Hunter is a small time engineer based in the US, his goal was to design a simple pedal with ease of engagement. The Infinity pedal has a simple one moving part design that is easily replaceable. His I.E.P. (Infinite Engagement Positions) design means… Read more

Blinder Arc 5.5

Blinder Arc 5.5

Here at Bicycle Ambulance we love re-using and recycling things, making things last longer and work better. So when it comes to lights we want them shine bright and not have to replace the batteries every week. We’ve all struggled to find batteries in a draw somewhere to put in our lights before we rush… Read more

Velocity Rims

Velocity Rims

I was really interested to see this video from velocity, their rims have always been a go for me. When you are looking for a rim that has strength and will go for years it’s velocity every time. When playing bike polo I go for the Chukker, a wide 24mm rim, with the strength to… Read more

What is the best Urban cycling shoe?

What is the best Urban cycling shoe?

Last week I was in the shop and someone came in and asked me about the shoes I was wearing, they were just a standard pair of Nike mids, but with the twist of also being homemade clip less shoes. Making your own Clip less shoe is nothing new, people have been doing it for… Read more

Brooks Cambium, we got it!

Brooks Cambium, we got it!

When Brooks released this highly anticipated Vegan/Rubber saddle late last year we couldn’t wait to get them in and give them a try. We got our shipment of new saddles in early last week and our eyes popped, as these are beautifully crafted vulcanised rubber saddles. Brooks a company famous for there hand made leather saddles, have… Read more

A new breed of Mountain bike – The Thomson Elite 275

A new breed of Mountain bike – The Thomson Elite 275

This week saw the release of the new Thomson Elite 275 Titanium mountain bike frame. Thomson have been developing new products for years, pushing the boundaries of design, function and form. Their stems have been a go to product for anyone looking for something hard wearing and strong enough to take any pressure put on… Read more

Mont Ventoux on a Boris bike?

Mont Ventoux on a Boris bike?

Mont Ventoux in the south of France is one of the hardest climbs in Tour De France history. With a gradient of 7.43 per cent it would be no mean feat to complete this ride on a normal geared road bike, but Rob Holden from London decided to ride it on a Boris bike for Charity. Rob… Read more

Skycycle gimmick or the real deal?

Skycycle gimmick or the real deal?

At the very end of last year plans emerged for a potential cycle ‘sky’ way in London. The idea is the brain child of London’s world famous architect and designer Norman Foster. He has designed a cycle-path that enables cyclists to ride above the traffic, cutting down on travel time and improve on personal safety.… Read more

Racks Racks Racks

Racks Racks Racks

I have to admit I am a bit of a rack geek, there are so many different styles and makes of rack it is hard to know what you want and what you need it for. Most people have had a bike rack on there bike at some point, be it to take your stuff… Read more

Did you go AWOL this New years?

Did you go AWOL this New years?

Happy new year everybody! Like most this Christmas break I ate too much, enjoyed many good times with friends and family and went for the odd cold bike ride here and there. The Christmas weather was a big factor to-not-get-out on the bike very much, with the wind and wet as a big put off!… Read more

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

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