Xmas Gifts: Week 1

Week 1 of Xmas Gift ideas from the valued advertisers on VeloUK, books, clothing, bike bits and more …


Ritchey Multi Torque Key (4nm): Install your bars and stems without fear of over-tightened bolts. The torque key is calibrated with an indication you both feel and hear. Now available with interchangeable bits. Features: 4Nm version, 5mm, 4mm and 3mm hex keys and T-20 Torx included, Magnetic Retention. Price: £17.99 Learn more here.

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Pedros Apprentice Tool Kit: Inspired by Pedro’s unrivaled MTK, the new Apprentice Tool Kit offers 22 handpicked professional tools enclosed in a high quality, blow-molded hard case. This ultra-portable tool kit leverages the versatility of Pedro’s hand tools to provide 32 functions covering an impressive range of installations and repairs making it perfect for the professional or enthusiast. Price: £209.99| Learn more about here

Dolan Bikes

Omega-Pharma Quickstep 2012 Bundle: Omega-Pharma Quickstep Mega Bundle, a fantastic offer saving you over £24 off RRP and includes a FREE Omega Pharma Quickstep Musette worth £8 saving you a total of £32! Click here to find out more


Dave Mellor Cycles

Gopro cameras! Capture and share your life’s most meaningful experiences with the HERO3+ Black Edition. 20% smaller and lighter than its best-selling predecessor, it delivers improved image quality and powerful new features geared for versatility and convenience. SuperView is a new video mode that captures the world’s most immersive wide angle perspective, while Auto Low Light mode intelligently adjusts frame rate for stunning low-light performance. Combined with 30% longer battery life, 4x faster built-in Wi-Fi and a sharper lens, the HERO3+ Black Edition is the most advanced GoPro yet. Brand new model available in store and online at Dave Mellor Cycles, Frankwell, Shrewsbury. Shropshires premier bike shop where service is paramount Click here to learn more


Prendas Ciclismo

The Cycling Anthology 3: Volume three of the popular paperback with articles by Ned Boulting, Owen Slot, Ellis Bacon and many more including chapters on The Tour of Britain, What Makes a Great Race, a study of Chris Froome and much much more. Price: £8.99click here to buy

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Euskaltel/Euskadi 2013 ‘Bicone’ Team-Issue Technical T-Shirt. Designed to be worn on the bike, with Flatlock seams to avoiding rubbing the skin, the garment is made from their own ActiveDry fabric that aims to provide comfort whilst keeping skin dry during activity. It also has an anti-bacterial treatment to help prevent odour.

Additional details include a zipped pocket in the back to carry keys, iPods, phones, etc and the back of the garment has been cut longer for when you are riding your bike as well as a small MP3/phone pocket on the chest. Sale Price £39.95 Click here to buy

Quest (The Bike Shop)

Cateye Q-Series 3A Heart Rate Monitor Cycle Computer: An all new multi-sports wrist mounted heart rate monitor with cycle computer functions. Heart rate can be monitored off the bike plus all the usual cycle computer functions used and recorded while on the bike. Computer receives speed and cadence data from the single ISCTec transmitter located at the bottom bracket. The head unit can also be handlebar bar mounted, using the included mount. Data is stored then downloadable to PC via a USB dongle (sold separately) and is compatible with Cateye’s E-Train software for analysis and feedback on your training progress or race performance. Includes 5 Heart Rate Zones with audible alarm. Originally sold for £174.99 Now on offer for just £89.99 Click here to visit online shop

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The Lupine Piko TL Max Front Light is brand new to the LUPINE range. Head unit and battery are assembled together. Fitted with 2 Cree XM LED’s, which offer a wide and bright beam putting out 750 Lumens. This small and compact light is fitted with a 2.5Ah battery which will run for 2:00 hours on maximum light output. The Piko is ideal for riders looking for the performance and the convenience of wireless technology. Normal retail price would be £350.00 Our clearance sale price just £269.99  Click here to visit online shop


Continental Cycle Tyres

Grand Prix Twin Pack: This is the clincher tyre used by Rapha Condor and they love it. It’s a 23mm profile race tyre with BlackChili compound, folding bead at 225g per tyre so it can take some abuse! Two free tubes per pack too. Currently available via www.madison.co.uk

Continental Cyclo-Cross Clinchers: Continental cyclo-cross clinchers are proving a hit with riders testing them this season, with comments like “I could ride through sections that others were slipping on…” etc. The mud options are the Mountain King cross and the CycloXKing, both in 32mm Black Chili folding, with the CycloXKing also available in wire and standard fold at lower price points for all budgets. Find out more here


 Cycle Division

Sram Force 22 11 spd Groupset: Ready to help you achieve your personal best, Groupset contains: Chainset,GXP, 34/50 or 39/53 rings, Bottom bracket, GXP, Chain, PC1170 with powerlock, Brake/Shift levers, Sram double tap, Rear derailler, standard cage model, Front derailleur, braze-on with Yaw, Cassette, 11 speed, Brakeset. Price: £769.99 Click here to learn more


Cero RC50 full Carbon Clincher: In house Cero branded carbon wheels. After testing many combinations of rims, hubs and spokes to get the right balance of weight, stiffness and speed we can now deliver a fast, lightweight stiff wheelset at a competitive price. Oh and they look trick too! Spec includes: 1430g per set, 50mm Full carbon UD rim, 20/24 Spoke drilling, Radial Front, 2 cross rear spoking, 277g CERO Hubset, Pillar Double butted Aero Spokes, Provided with Rim Tapes, Extender Valves, QR, Brake Pads and 3 Replacement spokes. Available with Shimano/Sram or Campag Cassette Body Price: £699.99  Click here to learn more


Hargroves Cycles

Cateye Nima Silver Rear Light: Tough, simple, reliable…these incredibly Nima lights may be diminutive, but they really pack a punch! Small enough to be a back-up, powerful enough to really get noticed and Cateye built, which means they won’t let you down. Superbly stylish front and rear lights with easy attachment. Will fit to seat post, handlebar, bags, helmet etc. 4 modes: Constant / Flash / Rapid / Pulse Runtimes: C: 15hrs/F: 80hrs Price: £11.69 Click here to learn more

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Castelli Lightness Glove
You know that Roubaix glove you’ve seen from the other guys? We’ve improved it by adding a Clarino palm that doesn’t get caught on the brake lever. We kept that soft warmth that made you want the glove in the first place. The pros’ favorite glove for cool conditions. Back in Thermoflex for stretchy warmth. Palm in Clarino® for great touch and durability. 47g (pair) Price: £31.50 Click here to learn more


Mugs! We do enjoy a good brew (and piece of cake) so we’ve designed and had made a couple of cycling themed mugs that celebrate our all time hero’s Tom Simpson, Eddy Merckx and Fausto Coppi. Price £9.99 Click here to see more

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Velotastic Italia Short Sleeve Cycling Jersey: Inspired by our love of all thing’s Italian, this jersey is based on the Tricolore worn by the national champion. A five panel design for a better fit made in the EU from Italian Interlock fabric that combines breathability and elasticity. Comes with a high quality YKK full length zip to help you regulate your temperature. There are three pockets on the back of the jersey and it features an elasticated hemline. Mens and Womens sizes available.
Price £54.99 Click here to see more