BBB Echelon seats at Cycle Tech Oldham

Echelon Seats

We now stock the fantastic BBB Echelon and BBB Spectrum seats at Cycle Tech Oldham.

Plus to make sure you get the correct size saddle we are also offering free sit bone measuring with every BBB Saddle sold

 

 

Anyone who says size doesn’t matter, is wrong. At least when it’s about saddles. And we’re talking saddles at BBB Cycling. Our dedicated saddle developers made it clear that the width of a saddle adds more comfort to your ride than any other feature on your bike. That’s the reason behind the development of the Echelon. With three width options, the Echelon is suited for all sit bone widths. Furthermore, the comfort is enhanced by a unique oversized cut-out, to relieve the pressure in the pubic area. With the Echelon there’s a choice for every rider, because no one deserves an uncomfortable ride. Now, who said size doesn’t matter? The Echelon combines ultimate performance with ultimate comfort. The large cut-out eliminates pressure points in the perineal area and keeps the blood flow intact, even in the most inclined riding positions. The hard density Lightfoam provides good support on longer rides.

 

Features & Specs

  • High performance Road/MTB saddle for competitive cycling posture.
  • Large pressure relieving hole which keeps the blood flow intact and eliminates pressure points under the pubic arch.
  • Size: 155 x 265 mm (WxL). Also available: 145 x 265 mm (BSD-141) and 165 x 265 mm (BSD-143).
  • Unisex saddle.
  • Weight: 283 grams.
  • Lightweight hollow CrMo rail with adjustment scale.
  • Carbon reinforced shell.
  • Superlight foam with hard density for good support on long rides.
  • Durable synthetic cover.
  • Waterproof.
  • Colours: black and white.
  • Unisex fitting

 

 

Contact us below for further details or just call into the shop. Alternatively why not replace your seat as part of a full bike fit in our Bike Fit Studio

 

Contact us here

 

Bike Fit at Cycle Tech Oldham

Bike Fitting

We are very proud to announce that we are the first Bike Fit studio in the UK to use the Velogicfit Bike Fit system. The Velogicfit 3D system will enhance the system we currently use and will work along side it.  Giving our customers the best and most accurate fit possible.

 

In Velogicfit’s words “Every Cyclist Deserves to be Comfortable”.  This is a statement that we have adopted and take seriously.

 

The position of your cycling contact points is crucial. Everybody’s feet, hands, leg and arm length, flexibility and even how they sit is different.  As are any old injuries you may have picked up doing another activity can affect how you ride.

These differences can affect the type, size and style of bike you ride so its important to get it right

In our Bike Fit studio we listen to you, its your fit and we need to know about you.  We fit your bike to you and for you.  Not by blindly following what a computer tells us to do.  The computer helps us to quickly see dynamically what is happening and with our knowledge and experience we can decipher that information to assist us to get you in the best position possible.

How it works

  • After booking a fit with us we will send a Google form link so we can find out all about you, previous injuries and what your cycling goals are
  • At the Bike Fit session we go though your replies and tailor the fit to you based on your information
  • Now its time for a ride on your bike on the trainer so we can get an idea of your initial position and how it feels
  • Your bike is now measured and recorded
  • We now position your cleats into the correct position.  Cleats can move backwards & forwards, side ways, rotated and we can wedge the cleats depending on your foot angle.
  • Once the cleats are in the correct position we set your saddle height and fore/aft position
  • When happy with your saddle position we will fit an adjustable head stem which will assist us in obtaining the best stem length / angle and handle bar position
  • Second to last job is for you to ride your bike for your feedback
  • When your happy we measure your bike again for a comparison to the original set up

Throughout the process we are asking for your feedback as well as recording your body position and what adjustments have been made.  You will be given a full report on completion

Approximately after 3 weeks we will speak again to see how its going.  However if you have any issues before then we advise contacting us asap so we can look at that area again.

 

If you would like to discuss a bike fit with our Bike Fit Consultant contact us below or alternatively book a fit on the Book Now button

 

 

Contact us here

 

 


Orbea bikes at Cycle Tech Oldham

Orbea bikes leaving for new homes today with happy Customers

Two new Orbea bikes collected today by Happy smiling customers

Orbea Avant m30, Full carbon road bike should be seen flying around the hills and lanes of Rochdale from tomorrow.  I believe it will be sleeping in his bed tonight!

 

 

Orbea Keram 20 E-bike, an amazing Bosch powered hybrid, perfect for commuting to work everyday

 

If you are looking for a new bike have a look at the full Orbea range here Orbea

At Cycle Tech Oldham we want our customers to be on the best and most comfortable bike for them.  In our new Bike Fit Studio we now offer a bike sizing and bike selection service.  Plus a free Full Bike Fit on all Road / TT bikes purchased from us.

For more information on Orbea Bikes, bike sizing and section or Bike Fitting contact us below.

 

Contact us to Order Your new Dream Machine

 

 

 

Bike Expo 2017

Bike Expo and Tri Expo 2017

We will be at the Bike Expo and Tri Expo this weekend at Event City, Manchester with our friends from Orbea Bikes.

We have also been making some big changes at Cycle Tech Oldham in 2017

  • New bigger workshop facility which will enable us to offer maintenance classes and turn bike repairs around a lot faster.
  • New Dedicated Fork and Suspension service area. Our aim is to turn repairs around within a few days.
  • New Bike Fit room.  Using the Torke fitting system we are offering full bike fits, Cleat Fitting and bike sizing.

Come and see us at Event City for a chat

 

Bike and Accessory sales at Cycle Tech Oldham

Bike Sale

With our exciting plans for 2017 we need to make some space by cutting down our bike, accessory and clothing stock.

  • 10% to 50% off all bikes in stock
  • 20% off all accessories in stock
  • 25% off all Madison clothing in stock
  • 10% off Elite turbo trainers and accessories
  • Extra discounts for multiple purchases

Call up for a look around and get a bargain!

 

Workshop

  • Winter service, full inspection, gear and brake tune for just £19.99
  • Overhaul service for £99.99, full strip and rebuild with new cables (and brake fluid where required)

 

Contact us to find out more

Happy Christmas from Cycle Tech Oldham

Happy Christmas

We would like to wish all out Customers a very Happy Christmas and a Happy New Year

With still having a few kids bikes in stock, our bike Sale will start on Wednesday 28th December.  Massive savings on all bikes in stock

 

Contact us to find out about 2017

Note:

Cycle Tech Oldham, the next step

Cycle Tech Oldham, The Next Step!

Now 2016 is almost over I have had time to reflect on the past couple of years, taking the big step of moving into a “Bricks and Mortar” shop. Then moving again into a bigger shop just over a year later.  The customer feedback as been fantastic and I think everyone likes the new shop.  I am not the type of person who likes to sit still, so what next, where do i take Cycle Tech Oldham in 2017?

I hope 2017 will be as exciting as 2016 as we will be adding Bike Fitting and Maintenance training to what we currently do, of course this will mean taking on extra staff, hopefully Elliot will be starting full time when he leaves College next year and we will be looking for a full time apprentice.  On a personal level I want to give something back to the local area as its the local customers who have helped me build up Cycle Tech Oldham, therefore we will be offering works experience placements to local Schools and Colleges.

Another way we are giving something back to our customers and the local community is that we are launching a Crowdfunder Project in early 2017.  The Crowdfunder Project will be to fund building a Training room for the Maintenance classes and building a dedicated Bike Fit room.

I am still working on the rewards (any ideas are welcome) but hopefully they will be rewards that potential supporters will want and want to get on board with the new project

On a final note I want to say a Big Thank you to every customer who as been into Cycle Tech Oldham over the last few years, wish you all a Happy Christmas and a Happy New Year

 

Contact us

If you have any questions or would like any further information on the Crowdfunder project the please contact me below

 

Contact us here

 

Open Sundays up until Christmas

We are open Sundays in December

At Cycle Tech Oldham and Tameside we like to listen to our customers and as a result we will be Open Sundays until Christmas

Our Sunday opening hours are 10am till 2pm

The workshop will also be open for any quick repairs you may require sorting on the day.  Or drop your bike off for a repair or service to be done in the week.

We have a wide range of bikes for all ages, Bumper, Raleigh and Frog bike for kids.  Orbea and Raleigh for bigger kids (or adults as we are sometimes called)

If your looking for a Turbo trainer we have the Elite range in stock, complete with training mats, wheel blocks and lap top stands

We have a large range of accessories.  Madison clothing, lights, helmets, mudguards and many more items that make great stocking fillers.

 

Contact us here

 

Used Bike repairs at Cycle Tech Oldham

Used Bike Repairs

Bought a used bike for a Christmas? and why not there are some fantastic deals to be had out there.  But, how do you know its safe to use and won’t fall apart the first time you use it and as a result cause an injury.  You have to remember that someone as sold that bike for a reason.  It could be its too small which is very common with Chrildren’s bikes.  However there could also be an issue with the bike which you can’t see.

At Cycle Tech Oldham we understand the issues with buying a used bike.  This is why, to give you peace of mind, we offer a Used Bike inspection for just £25.00.  A qualified Bicycle Technician will carry out all inspections and repairs.  Pre Book your inspection and we will do it whilst you wait.

Inspection Includes:

  1. Correctly position bars, stem and tighten to correct torque settings
  2. Adjust bar levers position
  3. Pedal thread Torque
  4. Ensure tyres seating correct and fitted with correct rotational direction
  5. Inflate tyres to correct pressure
  6. Check spoke tension and wheel trueness, ensure wheels are securely attached
  7. Wheel hubs rotate freely and no side play
  8. Check and adjust headset free play
  9. Ensure seat and seat post are adjusted to rider and secure
  10. Check crank bolts, where applicable
  11. Check chainring bolts, where applicable
  12. Set front and rear derailleur limit screws
  13. Adjust cable tension to ensure smooth indexing of gears
  14. Set up brakes in line with manufacturers recommendations
  15. Check brake pad wear, alignment and adjust as necessary
  16. Check cables for smooth running, lubricate, as necessary
  17. Any suspension bikes correctly set to rider’s weight/style and pivot bolts torqued
  18. Torque all additional bolts to correct Torque
  19. Test ride and riding position fine tuned, any functions explained

If your bike requires and further repairs or parts fitting, we will advise you with the costs before carrying out any work.

 

Book your Inspection here

 

Bike building at Cycle Tech Oldham

Bike Building

Buy your new bike online and have it fully assembled by a professional Cycle Technician.

If you have bought a bike online It is very important to have your new bicycle built/set-up correctly, for safety reasons, for brakes and gears to work correctly/smoothly and to give you years of enjoyment. 
Many bicycles are now brought on the Internet and are delivered in a box.  Some require more building up than other, we have come across road bikes that require the handlebars taping and bikes with brakes not set to UK standards.
Cycle Tech Oldham recommends bike building is carried out by a Trained and qualified Bicycle Technician, as our staff are to British Standards 6102

Cycle Tech Oldham Bike Build Service Includes: 

  1. Remove bike from box and put bike in work-stand-Dispose of the box and packaging
  2. Correctly position bars, stem and tighten to correct torque settings
  3. Adjust bar levers position
  4. Pedal threads greased and fitted
  5. Ensure tyres seating correct and fitted with correct rotational direction
  6. Inflate tyres to correct pressure
  7. Check spoke tension and wheel trueness, ensure wheels are securely attached
  8. Wheel hubs rotate freely and no side play
  9. Check and adjust headset free play
  10. Check cable routing (with UK brake position)
  11. Ensure seat and seat post are adjusted to rider and secure
  12. Check crank bolts, where applicable
  13. Check chainring bolts, where applicable
  14. Set front and rear derailleur limit screws
  15. Adjust cable tension to ensure smooth indexing of gears
  16. Set up brakes in line with manufacturers recommendations
  17. Check pad alignment and adjust as necessary
  18. Check cables for smooth running, lubricate, as necessary
  19. Any suspension bikes correctly set to rider’s weight/style and pivot bolts torqued
  20. Fit reflectors and bell
  21. Fit and adjust any additional components, as necessary
  22. Torque all additional bolts to correct Torque
  23. Fit Bar tape if required
  24. Test ride and riding position fine tuned, any functions explained
  25. Manual / tools / instructions presented and bike signed for

 

PDI Check Sheet on completion, that you can save for warranty and service history. 
PDI conforms to BS6102 Part 1 & 2 and the relevant EN safety standard, as applicable.

Pricing:

  • Childs bike- Single Speed, upto and including 20″ wheel – £15.00
  • Adult Bikes, MTB, Hybrid & Commuter £30.00
  • Road Bike (to include bar tape wrapping if required) £30.00
  • Electric Bikes – POA
  • Di2 equipped bikes £40.00

 

If you pre-book your bike build in with us, we can normally do it whilst you wait or have a look around the local Village town centre