2019 Mountain Bike Demo Day

Come and try out your next new bike! We’re excited to announce details of our Mountain Bike Demo Day, which will be held on April 14th at the Nant BH Outdoor Activity Centre in North Wales. It’s your chance to try out some of the best bikes on the planet on the top class singletrack of a section of the Gwydir Mawr trail (formerly the Marin Trail). Demo the best 2019 Suspension Bikes from top brandsLarge fleet of Electric BikesGuided Rides on great trailsExclusive deals on the dayBikes from Santa Cruz, Orange, Whyte, Cube and FocusSmith helmet demoBurgtec pedal demoPizza!!Who will be there? There is a huge choice of full suspension MTB’s from Santa Cruz, Orange, Whyte and Cube available to demo. Wherever you ride and whatever kind of rider you are, there will be a bike available to take your riding to the next level. In addition to this we will have the latest generation of E-MTB’s available from Orange Cube and Focus.
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Whyte Whyte G170S       SMLXL Whyte T130C-R        SML XL …

Twelve50 Bikes Race Team: Final Round UK Gravity Enduro at Dyfi..... Race Report

2014 UKGE
Round 5. Grisedale Forest, Lake District

The curtain falls on another spectacular season of enduro racing. The fifth and final round of the UK Gravity Enduro series took place on the weekend of the 6th and 7th of September. It might have been a combination of the weather, end of season emotions running high, over consumption of alcohol or just straight up rad trails but round five seemed the best of the year to me. Read on to find out what went down.

The venue was untested at any previous UK Gravity Enduro but didn’t disappoint. Located at the Forestry Centre at Grisedale, we had a handful of facilities on offer, including clean toilets that meant the portaloo gauntlet didn’t have to be run with a hangover on Monday morning. The five stages we were treated to had been prepared by a grand old bunch of volunteers in the weeks leading up to the event. Fine weather most of the weekend meant the newest additions to the trail network held strong and didn’t turn in to a mud and rut fe…

NukeProof END OF SEASON CLEARANCE!! Now with more than 30% off RRP

With 2014 coming to an end for the model year on bikes, we are being given the chance to offer you lovely people a literally MEGA deal (pun intended)

We have over 30% off RRP on NukeProof Mega frames and bikes!!!

There is very limited stock on these so be fast, we will try our best to fulfil all online orders but the stock is very low so might not last long......

Check them out here:- MEGA RANGE

Mega TR Frame HERE Now £825 from £1249
Mega AM Frame HERE Now £860 from £1299
Mega TR Comp Bike HERE Now £1585 from £2399
Mega AM Comp Bike HERE Now £1650 from £2499
Mega TR Pro Bike HERE Now £1980 from £2999
Mega AM Pro Bike HERE Now £2115 from £3199

UK Gravity Enduro Round 3 - Afan Twelve50 Bikes Race Team Report

With weather and scenes surpassing last year’s round 3 at Hamsterley Forest, the Twelve50 Bikes Race Team headed south to Afan for this year’s third round of the UKGE race series. Al’s injured knee kept him side-lined once more and due to his operation earlier in the year, Rick had no entry and stayed behind to run the shop. Thankfully Rick did tune in and provide constructive criticism via Facebook once the dust had settled. And what dust there was

Having raced at Afan in sub-zero temperatures in last year’s series, the preconceptions were settled weeks before we arrived. This was going to be a pedal-y, dull, physical and to be honest, tedious affair compared to the white knuckle ride of Inners last month. To be clear; it was pedal-y, and man alive was it physical. This was a big loop in the baking sun. Dull and tedious it was not. The trail centre hard pack was packed HARD and hard meant fast and loose. Add to that the freshly cut stage four, that dropped from the top o…

UK Gravity Enduro Round 2 - Innerleithan. Twelve50 Bikes Race Report. UKGE

2014 UKGE Round 2. Innerleithen, Scotland 8:55. Excellent, time to fit in a brew before Ross arrives to load the van. Matt’s at the shop early to swap his Maxxis tyres. Weather forecast’s looking grim, go for the Minion mate. Get that Ardent Race outta there. Packed and rolling, round two here we come. Apparently Russ and Co arrived yesterday and set the pits up, all Ross and I need to do today is turn up and ride bikes. In the mean time, the traffics flowing nicely so lets kick back, tune in to Radio Two and get up to speed with the local election results. Rock and roll baby. 13:30. Twelve50 towers is standing proud but looking quiet as we roll in to the arena. Time to relax and realign my life with pushbikes for another weekend of racing. The usual friendly faces are floating around, busying themselves setting up gazebos and living quarters for the next three days. The cogs of the UKGE machine, quiet since Ae last month, are whirring back to life. 

Turns out my team mates are alread…

Orange Mountain Bikes - Demo Evening Wednesday 4th June

Does anyone want to come and join us in Delamere forest next week for a demo evening, and have a blast on an Orange Mountain Bike?

Give us a call in the shop on 01928 898011 or drop us an email on to book a bike that you want to try, and we will try and make sure it's here for you!

The ride will be on Wednesday the 4th June and start around 18:30-19:00. Nice leisurely ride around the forest and we will hit some of the nice singletrack we know.

We will even feed you some cake after the ride..... so give us a shout if you want to come and have a go on your potential next bike, we will have hardtails and full suspension available.

UK Gravity Enduro Round 1 - Ae Forest. Twelve50 Bikes Race Team Report

UK Gravity Enduro Round 1 Ae Forest 13th April 2014 9 team members, 2 podiums , 5 great stages, 6 beer can chickens, 2 Weber barbeques and 4 WAGs. Those were the magic numbers for the opening round of the 2014 UK Gravity Enduro Series, Ae Forest, Scotland.
A trip north of the border so early in the year left unsettled nerves as to what the weather gods might smite us with. The fears were unfounded though as, with the exception of a couple of showers and some strong winds (that helped to dry the wet ground), conditions were near ideal. In fact, looking at some of the early photos that are emerging, those that didn’t attend would be forgiven for thinking we had a weekend of sun and blue skies! The winds did cause some havoc across the pits on Saturday with more than one gazebo getting airborne, landing in a crumpled heap of plastic and metal. The Billy Can seemed to have it worst than most with double flying gazebos and dodgy generators to contend with. They continued to turn out thei…