Monthly Archives: February 2015
Yesterday Dales Cycles hosted STV Glasgow's The Riverside Show for a feature on the history of Dales Cycles and the future with electric bikes. One of their presenters Colin Stone took one of our Cube Towns for a spin, click here to find out how he got on: The Riverside Show.
E-bike fever has been sweeping China and much of Central Europe for the last two years with millions being sold in China and over 300,000 e-bikes being sold in Germany alone. The UK is now starting to see
German brand Storck may be little known in Scotland but back home it has a solid reputation for design, ride characteristics and quality. And after the first 3 bikes arrived in our Glasgow Store they have already drawn admiring looks from all who have set eyes on them.
So who are Storck? Well Since 1995 Storck has been developing innovative ground breaking and timeless products which have won numerous tests and design awards. Products, which offer the best compromise of longevity, lightweight and strength on- or off-road. Characteristic for Storck: the continuous re-development of existing technologies, the application of the most modern materials available and award winning design with function. Numerous innovations which are standard features today were developed, patented and introduced by Storck. No other manufacturer takes such intensive care of its product's, our designs are never out of date. Markus Storck was responsible for designing and manufacturing the first ever
Well OK, not quite an evening with Sir Chris but he was around for a while.
This was Round 4 of the Revolution Track Series. Three of the Dales team took some of our customers for some hospitality for the evening. The session included 22 races, with Olympic Gold Medal Winners and a host of fantastically talented youth riders.
Events included Sprint, Keirin, Elimination, Scratch, 1km Time Trials and a Points Race. We saw the likes of local rider Callum Skinner push Olympic and former World Champion Jason Kenny close in the men's Elite Sprints and Dame Sarah Storey battle with Lizzie Armitstead in the women's events. Some of the best racing was in the Hoy Future Stars Junior