Latest News & Updates at Stows Cycles

We are Hiring

Tony | 08/05/2019 14:01:00

We’re looking to add a new member of staff to our enthusiastic and knowledgeable team and join our fun working atmosphere. Ideally, you will have some experience working in the cycling industry, but it isn't essential. The starting point is your enthusiasm for cycling with good all round knowledge of bikes and accessories. We will.... More

Easter Opening 2019

Tony | 17/04/2019 17:26:00

Good Friday – 9-3pm Saturday – 9-6pm Easter Sunday – Closed Easter Monday – 11-4pm Happy Easter!

Cycling accident Helpline

Tony | 28/03/2019 15:25:00

  Been involved in a cycling accident – what next? Call CAMS accident helpline now on 01695 587 637. Whether you’re insured or not they’ll get the wheels turning on your claim Taking the right steps after an accident is vital. With Stows Cycles and CAMS working together we can offer a best-in-class accident management service.... More

Bike Fitting & Mountain Bike set-up

Tony | 02/03/2019 10:37:00

Bike Fit is more than just choosing the right size frame! Choosing the right size bike is absolutely critical when buying a road bike, but it's just a starting point. We don't simply rely upon brand's sizing charts. We will size you up by putting bikes on a turbo trainer in the store to ensure we source.... More

Haibikes now available at Stows Cycles

Tony | 03/04/2018 14:47:42

  The 2018 range of Haibikes ebikes are now available at Stows Cycles. The German firm Haibike has been building technically innovative and virtually indestructible eMTBs since as long ago as 2010. Haibike has spent the recent years perfecting the technology that has made it the market leader. There is its Gravity Casting Interface means every bit.... More

The problem with ebikes

Tony | 26/01/2018 17:43:58

    Over the last couple of years ebike design, technology and ebike offerings have developed steadily. More riders with different needs are seeing the benefits of using an electric powered bike. Whether it is to commute to work, to overcome an injury or to enjoy a leisure riding both off and on road. Put simply,.... More

1/2 price bike servicing: 19th–26th November 2018

Tony | 20/11/2017 13:13:02

  1/2 Price Service: Saturday, 19th – 26th November Our Basic Service is just £22.50, Standard is £45.00, and we're even reducing our Elite Service, which is a complete strip down to bare frame and re-build, to £75 from its normal £100.  For more details on what is included in each service visit our Workshop page..... More

Brompton Zone is launched at Stows Cycles

Tony | 16/11/2017 18:32:49

Brompton bikes and accessories at Stows We are proud to announce that our Brompton Zone, showcasing our selection of Brompton Bikes and accessories is now open at our Slough store. Please come and visit the shop and speak to our Brompton trained staff. You can check out our range of Brompton bikes and accessories including bags, tools,.... More

The benefits of running tubeless tyres on your road or commuter bike

Tony | 16/07/2017 14:18:00

  Traditionally, there has been one practical tyre option for commuter cyclists; the clincher tyre. For road and track cyclists - where performance was at a premium - tubular tyres were the best option although this requires the tyre to be glued directly on to the rim – not a problem for professionals at the top level with a.... More

Book your eMTB test ride

Tony | 05/01/2017 15:26:06

  Electric Mountain Bikes (eMTBs) offer all the fun of standard mountain bikes, but you don’t have to be super-fit to get them up the hills to start with!  Our customers are having a blast riding these bikes, and we’re keen to help others get the experience. So, we have two eMTBs here for you to.... More

Cycling to Work - MYTHS BUSTED

Tony | 28/12/2016 11:49:30

According to the BBC today, 80% of people aged 40 - 60 are risking their heath through lack of exercise and bad diet. The most popular excuse for lack of exercise is "not enough time". So, why not cycle to work? You need to get there anyway, and riding your bike will get that bit of exercise.... More

Top Tips for Turbo Training

Tony | 30/11/2016 13:56:17

You’re keen to keep your fitness up over the winter, yet the weather and lack of daylight make training on the road impractical during the week. So, how can you get the most benefit from your time on the turbo trainer, and how can you make it less boring?  Here are our top tips.   Have.... More

Make the most of your Autumn riding

Tony | 13/10/2016 10:56:02

  We can keep you riding safely and comfortably as the nights draw in and the clocks go back.   Here are our top tips for Autumn and Winter riding with links to the relevant products on our web site. 1.  The Right Bike Whether it’s for commuting, mountain biking, road cycling, cyclo-cross or.... More

We’re Hiring

Tony | 01/09/2016 15:35:11

We aim to be your best local bike shop based on our customer service and product knowledge, and we are looking to recruit a self-motivated and reliable individual to join our team.  If you, or someone you know, loves cycling, has retail experience and wants to build their skills in the industry, please let us know. The.... More

Practicing our preaching – Royce’s ride to Istanbul

Tony | 13/07/2016 13:50:27

  We take our riding seriously at Stows, as Royce has recently shown by cycling from Bristol to Istanbul – 2,500 miles across Europe.  Here is his story in brief, and you can get all the details from his blog. https://www.crazyguyonabike.com/doc/TransEurope2016 “I rode across the USA a few years ago, so riding across Europe was my.... More