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Are disc brakes on road bikes a good or bad thing?

Words by Simon Nurse on 23/12/2017 08:37:36
So the gloves are finally off. In road and circuit races, disc brakes are now legal to race in the UK. Queue celebrations from technophiles, MTB and cyclocross racers, queue wailing and gnashing of teeth by dyed in the wool roadies. So which camp do we belong to? In short, we’re with the technophiles and we’ll explain why..... More

The glorious world of Cyclo-cross

Words by Simon Nurse on 17/10/2017 14:10:03
If you’re a keen as mustard cyclist, there’s every chance that right now you’re doing one of three things. I would wager you’re either (a) Enjoying a hard earned rest after a long season on tarmac (b) Right in the middle of cross season, mud splattered, tired and happy or (c) Have itchy feet from the former and.... More

Review: Shoetastic–The fiziks of MTB shoe performance

Words by Simon Nurse on 18/09/2017 13:14:01
Shoes are quite literally the foot soldiers of cycling. They are an essential piece of kit. Anybody that’s ridden in daps with clips and straps will attest to the difference with hard soles and stiff resistance. This point is so important that I’ve used bad poetry to illustrate it. While cycling in the Loire this summer,.... More

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Cyclopaedia - Bike Shop Cardiff, UK.  Workshop & Retail

Established in 1994 and fuelled by passion for all things cycling, Cyclopaedia is an independent business in Cardiff, UK. Providing friendly and efficient bicycle services to a community of customers in the area, from the international racer to the everyday commuter and weekend rider - We cater to every type of cyclist.

We strive to communicate our passion and vigor for this industry in everything we do.
In store we have a small team of experienced retail staff, world class performance and Olympic mechanics who encompass a great knowledge and mature understanding of everything bicycle. This enables us to strive for best and most efficient service for our customers,with an overall approach that nothing is too much trouble.

This website enables us to bring you our most popular and successful in-store products from brands such as Giant and Shimano without compromising the ability to tell you exactly what we recommend and why we love it!

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