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Latest News & Updates at Stows Cycles

10% off 2019 Bicycles with trade in

Tony | 13/04/2016 15:39:00

  10% off 2019 Bicycles when you trade in your old one     How can I trade in my bike? All you need to do is to use the coupon code TRADE10 in the basket when purchasing your new bicycle. Alternatively.... More

Stows Survey - Help us improve our service to you!

Tony | 13/01/2016 14:29:53

We’re keen to improve our service to you, and we’ve created a short on-line survey to get your feedback.  It will take less than 5 minutes of your time, and you’ll receive a Voucher Code that entitles you to £5 off your next purchase over £20 at our shop. So, if you’d like evening workshops on bike.... More

5 Cycling New Year’s Resolutions

Tony | 30/12/2015 15:55:25

1. Set Goals If you’re serious about your resolution, you need to set a goal you can measure.  If it’s a particularly challenging goal, chunk it down to small, achievable steps. It’s dispiriting when we work hard to achieve something big, but it always seems too far away to feel like you’re making progress. Focus.... More

Gear up for Winter Riding

Tony | 23/12/2015 15:58:49

Whilst it may not have felt like it in December, Winter is Coming.  So how can you get out to have some fun and shed your Holiday excesses at the same time?   1.  The Right Bike Whether it’s for commuting, mountain biking, road cycling, cyclo-cross or general getting around town, we have.... More

Christmas Gift Ideas

Tony | 10/12/2015 17:46:39

We are well stocked with Christmas gift ideas, and you always have the option of Stows Gift Vouchers.  Here are some gift suggestions for the cyclist in your life (or for you to leave on screen). -  Lights:  Our new lights are brighter & less expensive than last year, and rechargeable.... More

2016 Bike Launch Party

Tony | 02/12/2015 17:01:52

New bikes, New clothing, New accessories, Turbo competition, Beers, Wine, Soft drinks, Snacks, Good Company. What's not to like?  Come join us! What’s New & Exciting for 2016? In 2016, we are seeing vital improvements on some earlier innovations. For example, disc brakes on road bikes are now in their second generation. The hoods have better.... More

1/2 price bike servicing: Monday, 23 November - Friday, 27 November

Tony | 17/11/2015 15:57:19

1/2 Price Service: Monday, 23 November - Friday, 27 November Our Basic Service is just £22.50, Standard is £32.50, 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’s included in each service visit our Workshop page. .... More

Road Bike Buyer’s Guide

Tony | 28/10/2015 16:42:57

Whether you are buying your first road bike, or like us, you're hooked and you want to upgrade your ride, this guide will steer you through the occasionally confusing world of road cycling and arm you with the right information to make the best buying decisions. Where to start The good news is, it's.... More

Mountain Bike Buyer’s Guide

Tony | 28/10/2015 15:10:00

Mountain biking has been revolutionised in the last few years with the introduction of larger wheel sizes and more sophisticated suspensions. Whether you are buying your first mountain bike, or you want to upgrade your ride, this is a quick guide to steer you through the occasionally confusing world of mountain biking. Prices for a mountain.... More

e-Bike Buyer’s Guide

Tony | 28/10/2015 15:03:48

e-Bikes come in as many shapes and sizes as non-powered bikes, so you can have an electric road bike, mountain bike, city bike or general hybrid style. But, there are extra choices for you to make as well, so this is a brief guide to choosing the e-Bike best suited to your needs.  For a more complete guide,.... More

Take a Google Tour of our Shop

Tony | 28/10/2015 12:43:00

You can take an on-line tour of our shop by following this link. Do a Google Tour of our shop. Of course, the shop is always changing stock and improving, so you’ll notice the dedicated road department is now upstairs and the clothing is downstairs. We have an excellent range of bikes, accessories, clothing.... More

Interest-Free Finance on Bikes

Tony | 28/10/2015 12:42:07

Finance is available when you spend over £400, so you can have the bike your want now and spread your payments of 6, 12, 18 or 24 months. The finance options available for each bike are described on each product page, and all but deeply discounted sale bikes have an interest-free finance option. If you would.... More

Your Local e-Bike Experts

Tony | 27/10/2015 12:09:27

Electric Bikes - extra power when you need it. The technology in electric bikes has leapt forward in the last few years. They're lighter, faster and cheaper, so we are now carrying a large range of electric bikes starting at £799. Here are 5 reasons why an electric bike might be right for you or someone you.... More

Custom Build - Build Your Own Brompton

Tony | 14/10/2015 16:35:53

Brompton bikes are sold worldwide, but they are made in west London, and Brompton is the UK’s largest bicycle manufacturer. We always have Bromptons in store, but did you know you can specify your own customised Brompton at no extra charge?  Your options include gearing, colours, handlebars, mudguards, racks and bags and more. Here is a.... More

Free Insurance with any bike

Tony | 14/10/2015 16:20:43

  You get four weeks of free insurance with any bike you buy, and there is no obligation to renew.  You can complete your insurance activation in-store or on-line.  Here is a link to Cycle Plan’s registration page. You’ll just need to ensure you have a lock that meets the “sold secure” standard for your.... More