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  • Buying An eBike In 2020? 2 Things To Consider

    Here at AW Cycles, we stock a wide range of different electric bikes, including mountain and road variants, with bicycles from many well known manufactures including Haibike and Focus.

    However, if you’re looking to buy a bicycle in 2020, it’s important to consider the following two things.

    1. The Brand – Is the bicycle from a trustworthy and quality brand?

    2. The Bicycle Type – Does the bicycle fit your needs? E.G. mountain/road/folding bike. Continue reading

  • Bianchi Bikes, 5 Things To Know

    Our large two floor bicycle showroom in Reading has a diverse selection of cycling products; we have something for everyone, from the occasional bicycle rider to the pro-level athlete. So if you’re looking for a new road bike to help you reach a new personal best, it’s hard to go wrong with a bicycle from the prestigious cycling brand, Bianchi Bikes.

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  • Why Should You Choose An eBike For Christmas?

    Here at AW Cycles, we have a wide range of different electric bikes including many from well-known eBike manufacturers, including the popular brand Haibike. With over 20 years of experience and the ability to draw upon almost 100 years of experience from their parent company WinoraGroup, if you’re looking for a quality electric bike for off-road cycling, the Haibike brand is a superb choice.

    Why Should You Choose An Off-Road eBike For Christmas?


    If you’re looking for an off-road bike, what are the advantages of choosing an electric mountain bike instead of a ‘regular’ off-road mountain bike? Here’s a quick list of three benefits to give you some food for thought.

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  • Fold-Up, Mountain, Road bikes; What Brand Should You Choose?

    Here at AW Cycles we stock a diverse range of superb cycling brands, including British brands such as Brompton bikes and Whyte bikes, but also including international brands such as Italian Bianchi and Canadian Rocky Mountain.

    Choosing A Bicycle Brand


    We understand that with so many different cycling brands to choose from, it can be very difficult to find the right bicycle for a loved one. So if you’re shopping for a friend or family member and you’re not sure what quality bicycle brand to purchase, here’s a helpful guide regarding fold-up bikes, mountain bikes, and road bikes.

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  • Buying A Bike For Xmas; A Gift Guide

    With a vast and diverse range of different bikes including many from world famous brands including Giant Bikes, Bianchi, and Rocky Mountain; it’s understandable if you’re feeling a little overwhelmed and spoiled for choice when Christmas shopping on our online store.

    So for those outside of the cycling hobby looking for an awesome bike to purchase for a friend or loved one, here’s a quick guide to lend a helping hand. Continue reading

  • Bikes For Christmas; Which Brand To Buy?

    If you’re new to the world of cycling and you’re in need of some help looking for a gift for a friend or loved one who’s a dedicated and passionate cyclist, our team of cycling experts are on hand to help. With a diverse collection of different cycling brands including many popular names such as Whyte Bikes, GIANT, and Brompton; AW Cycles is the ideal place to shop.

    So what brand should you choose? Here’s a quick guide to lend a helping hand and give you some food for thought. Continue reading

  • 3 Reasons To Choose The Slayer Carbon 50

    If you’re looking for a new mountain bike, it’s hard to go wrong with a bike from the prestigious brand Rocky Mountain, but why should you choose The Slayer Carbon 50? What makes the Rocky Mountain Slayer such a great choice?

    3 Reasons To Choose The Slayer Carbon 50 From Rocky Mountain

    Whilst the specifications of this bicycle speak for themselves; we understand that it can sometimes be difficult to decide between two or more bicycles. So here’s a quick list of three reasons why you should choose to cycle off-road on The Slayer Carbon 50 from Rocky Mountain. Continue reading

  • Haibikes; Who Are They For

    Haibike are a manufacturer of electric bikes. Since their founding in 1995 they have developed new models and advanced their bicycles from both visual and technical perspectives.

    Drawing upon experience from their parent company WinoraGroup and with over 20 years of experience developing eBikes as Haibike, they have very quickly become one of the biggest names in the entire electric bikes industry. Continue reading

  • Whyte Bikes – What You Need To Know

    Whyte Bikes are a proudly British company. They design bikes that are fully equipped to handle the harsh and at times unpredictable British weather. So if you’re searching for the ideal bicycle to meet the needs of the British cyclist, look no further than Whyte.

    Who Are Whyte Bikes?

    Established in ’99 Whyte Bikes are considered by many to be the benchmark for British designed mountain bikes; making them an excellent choice for anyone searching for a trail, XC, road, or even commuter bike. In their 20 years of experience, Whyte Bikes have created many bicycles that have shattered expectations, with numerous award winning bicycles. Continue reading

  • Folding Bikes Brompton VS Dahon: Who Will Win?

    Due to the rise in popularity and demand, folding bikes have developed greatly in the past few years; resulting in vast improvements to both the quality of the bicycle itself and the performance. AW Cycles has a vast range of folding bikes to choose from including well known names such as Brompton Bikes. So if you’re interested in a fold-up bicycle; visit our bike shop in Reading, or browse through our collection online.

    Choosing Your Folding Bike

    When searching for a folding bike, it’s important to consider both the advantages and disadvantages of the folding design and choose a bicycle that amplifies the advantages whilst minimising the disadvantages. For example, folding bikes typically have smaller wheels which reduce their max speed; however the smaller wheels make acceleration quicker, making them ideal for urban commutes. Some might argue that they are better suited to full size bicycles when in areas with no cycling lanes as the smaller wheels empower your acceleration and enable you to quickly get up to speed when the traffic lights change from red to green. Continue reading

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