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  • Gifts for Cyclists | Tiso Gift Guides

    Gifts for Cyclists | Tiso Gift Guides

    Give the gift of adventure, whether that's to a hardcore roadie, trail shreddin' mountain biker or dedicated commuter - cyclists are easy to shop for, if you know where to look! Read our gift guide, put together by our in-house team of cyclists to find the perfect gift, arranged by price and... Read more
  • The Women Behind Alpine Bikes | Kirsty

    The Women Behind Alpine Bikes | Kirsty

    The Women Behind Alpine Bikes is a five-part mini doc series featuring five of Alpine's female employees. Each episode looks at the women's experiences working in the cycling industry, their reasons for cycling and their advice to others who are looking to work in the business. In Episode 1 we... Read more
  • What to Wear Mountain Biking

    What to Wear Mountain Biking

    Choosing what to wear mountain biking will always depend on factors such as where you ride, the weather and your style of riding. This guide will help to explain the different items of kit that can be worn while gettin' sendy on the trails so that you can decide what kit suits you. Read more
  • Winterize Your Road Bike: Road Cycling X Cyclocross

    Winterize Your Road Bike: Road Cycling X Cyclocross

    If you're looking to get the most out of your road bike over the winter months, some micro adjustments can be made to your bike to make riding in the winter less slippy, less risky and all round more enjoyable. Read how we took inspiration from cyclocross to turn a Trek Domane AL 3 into a roady's... Read more
  • Staff Saturday | Rebecca Murray

    Staff Saturday | Rebecca Murray

    Tiso, Alpine and Blues staff are experts in their own fields. This comes from experience and a love of what they do, whether that be hill walking, running trails, rock climbing, or spending time on the water. Each Saturday we will be highlighting a different member of staff and talking to them... Read more
  • Bicycle Light Buying Guide | Stay Bright on Darker Nights

    Bicycle Light Buying Guide | Stay Bright on Darker Nights

    If you want to ride throughout the darker months, a great set of bicycle lights should not be underestimated but the exact ones you buy depend on where and how you are riding. There are plenty of options available, from small emergency body lights to high power 1000 lumens+ used to light up dark... Read more
  • Mindful Bikepacking | A Journey Through Scotland

    Mindful Bikepacking | A Journey Through Scotland

    The bikepacking world has been a buzz this last week with talk of the new European Divide route release: a 4723 mile mostly off-road route spanning the European continent from the Arctic Ocean in Norway down to the Atlantic coast in Portugal. The creator is Andy Cox, a cycling nomad who has spent... Read more
  • Road Bike Comfort Upgrades

    Road Bike Comfort Upgrades

    If you've ever watched the cobbled classics in the spring, you'll be able to appreciate how important comfort is to the pros. When your riding 150+ miles on rough roads, comfort is imperative. However, every rider can benefit from a more comfortable set up, no matter how tough the terrain, and... Read more
  • Top 10 Ultra-Cycling Documentaries | Rainy Day Inspiration

    Top 10 Ultra-Cycling Documentaries | Rainy Day Inspiration

    Ultra-cycling has gained in popularity in the past decade, with races springing up across the planet. But we’re not talking professionals here, who spent all their time focussing on training. We’re talking about the everyday person who has a job to work their training around, who still go out and... Read more