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2017 Ex-Hire Bike Sale

Posted by on November 16, 2017 in News | 0 comments

2017 Ex-Hire Bike Sale

The 2017 Drover Cycles ex-hire bike sale is in full swing! We’ve got well over 100 bikes looking for new homes this year, from trail-ready hardtails and full-sussers to well-equipped road bikes and hybrids. Our fleet is carefully chosen, well maintained and many of the bikes on offer this year have barely been ridden. We replace any worn-out components before the bike is sold and you can bring your steed back for a free tune-up within the first 4-6 weeks. All of which means you can get a great value bike without sacrificing peace of...

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Contact numbers

Posted by on August 4, 2017 in News | 0 comments

Call us on 07501 495868. Apologies, our landline is currently out of action – please call 07501 495868 to get in touch or email [email protected] and we’ll get right back to you! We hope to have normal service restored soon.

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Get ready for the Powys Devil, Sun 20th Aug

Posted by on July 24, 2017 in News | 0 comments

Get ready for the Powys Devil, Sun 20th Aug

There are just four weeks to go until the next Drover Cycles Sportive – the 2017 Powys Devil – and we’ve got out woolly helpers out checking the route! This one is on our home turf and it’s going to be a cracker. For 2017 we’ve added in a killer loop taking in The Tumble and the long route now creeps over the 200km mark. If that sounds a little too much for you we’ve got two shorter options as well, all superbly signposted and scenically unbeatable. Anna’s homemade cakes will be keeping everyone...

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Dell Management Challenge, 29 SEP – 1 OCT 2017

Posted by on July 24, 2017 in News | 0 comments

Dell Management Challenge, 29 SEP – 1 OCT 2017

We’re pleased to once again be supporting the Dell Management Challenge! This unique adventure race takes place annually in the Brecon Beacons and, as well as team-building, trail running and mountain biking, there’s also a strong charitable element. If you’re interested in taking part, check out Dell Management Challenge. Already signed up and looking for bike hire? Download our handy pdf outlining our bike hire packages or get in touch with Anna on 01497 822419 or...

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Herefordshire Devil – ride the Marches!

Posted by on April 2, 2016 in News | 0 comments

Herefordshire Devil – ride the Marches!

***STOP PRESS*** Group booking offer for clubs – book five places and get one free, book ten and get three free. Call 01497 822 419 or email [email protected] to book. Our newly-acquired sportive series continues next month when we move the focus to  neighbouring Herefordshire! We’ve been organising events for over a decade from our base on the edge of the Brecon Beacons – and for 2016 we’ve taken over the ‘Devil’ sportives from Red Kite Events while they focus on the mountain bike UK Enduro Series. We kicked things off last...

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Jobs at Drover Cycles – Jan 2016

Posted by on January 13, 2016 in News | 0 comments

Jobs at Drover Cycles – Jan 2016

We’re recruiting! If you’d like the opportunity to become part of the team at Drover Cycle, contributing to the ongoing success and growth of the business,  while learning some new skills at the same time, please get in touch.  Please note that both of these roles are part of our apprenticeship programme and include on-the-job training.  You need to be 16+ to apply. Click to read more about the Apprentice Cycle Mechanic role... Apprentice Cycle Mechanic Role This is a trainee role at Drover Cycles, an independent bike shop and...

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Early Rider kids’ bikes – a class apart

Posted by on December 17, 2015 in News | 0 comments

Early Rider kids’ bikes – a class apart

It’s not too late to make it an Early Rider Christmas for your junior pedallers – we have stock in store on balance bikes and stunning chain-free Belters! Early Rider’s gorgeous range takes young cyclists from their very first balance bike strides right up to air-sprung, off-road adventures. The Classic 12/14 (£109.99) is their flagship wooden bike with a slack as a slack thing head tube, wide rear tyre and long wheel base. Long and low translates to great stability – and the bike’s drop dead good looks mean they’ll want to stay...

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Xmas gift guide 2015!

Posted by on December 3, 2015 in News | 0 comments

Xmas gift guide 2015!

The Christmas countdown clock is ticking! Let us spare you from panic-induced hysteria and provide some inspiration for cycling gifts and goodies! We’ve got gifts for him and her, present ideas for junior pedallers, stocking fillers, and a few big pressie ideas, too.  Read on for the Drover Cycles Xmas gift guide, V.2015! GIFTS FOR HIM>> Mavic Crossmax Hydropack – £99 Mavic deliver on all fronts – whether it’s clothes, components or accessories. This hydration pack from the French giants is no exception – check out the...

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Altura Nightvision windproof gloves – review

Posted by on November 26, 2015 in News | 0 comments

Altura Nightvision windproof gloves – review

UK brand Altura’s Nightvision windproof gloves get a going over in the current Cycling Active mag, and impress with a 8/10 score. Altura’s kit undergoes rigorous testing in notoriously fickle UK weather. They’re best known for their be-seen Autumn and Winter togs, designed with highly visible reflective trims for dark commutes. Check out the full review below. Nightvision windproof gloves are available at our new web store,...

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Best winter mountain bike tyre – review…

Posted by on November 26, 2015 in News | 0 comments

Best winter mountain bike tyre – review…

Mountain Bike Rider magazine put winter mountain bike tyres under the spotlight in the latest issue – and they reckon Schwalbe’s Magic Mary is the best bet for getting a grip on riding in the slop. Perennial fave, the Maxxis Beaver, scored highly in the group test, with riders impressed by its climbing ability. But it was outshone by its newer stablemate, the Shorty, with the testers bowled over by its versatility and declaring the tyre ‘the perfect blend for most UK winter trail riding.’ Both tyres were put in the shade by the Magic...

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