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Endura are a brand that are well known for their high-performance mountain bike kit. As a brand that hails from Scotland (a country well known for it’s changeable weather) you would expect Endura to be the masters of developing kit for all conditions, and they certainly do deliver…

There would be nothing worse than leaving the shops, café, or pub to return to where you had locked up your bike and find an empty space. Getting the right lock to secure your pride and joy is essential to avoid this scenario.  Since pandemic began there has…

Scottish brand Endura have a strong relationship with cycling apparel. Not just clothing but protection too, and not just for one group of riders but for all Tribes. Their unique designs and exceptional tech across MTB, Road and Urban cycling kit ensure all riders are protected in style,…

If you are riding over the winter months, you will notice a significant difference in your summer miles. I am not referring to the extra daylight hours or the warmth on your back but the extra grime, dirt and detritus that collects on your bike. If you are…

When winter hits, the nights have drawn in and it’s cold, wet and miserable the desire to go ride your bike can very quickly wane. Lucky for us, living in this technological era means we can take the fun inside and keep riding through the worst of the winter weather. But what are the benefits of indoor training using a turbo trainer?

Peter at the Dragon Ride

Christmas festivities are complete, the fridge is looking a little bare and thoughts turn to plans for the New Year. It is estimated that gyms see a 12 per cent increase in membership sign-ups in January (pre-covid). Riding in the New Year can bring plenty of challenges but with planning, you…

Christmas shopping can be a traumatic experience. Lots to do, not enough time and plenty of other people trying to achieve the same goals. Whether you are looking for a gift for someone or perhaps a little something for yourself, we at Balfe’s are here to help. Read our Christmas gift…