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Sir Chris Hoy collaboration

Sir Chris Hoy Keirin by Shand

All our customers are important, but it’s fair to say it’s not every day you get to collaborate on a project with a seven times Olympic medalist.

The Keirin track bike you see above was a collaboration between Sir Chris Hoy,  bicycle designer James Olsen and ourselves – and it would be fair to say we’re rather pleased with the result.

If you’d like to learn more about the project then you can read Brian Palmer’s interview on The Washing Machine Post: Sir Chris Hoy’s new bike.

Some more pictures of the project can be found on our Flickr set.

posted by steven - July 31st, 2014

Coming soon – new jerseys

Shand jerseys

New jerseys are in production with Endura and will be available in October.

The order consists of short-sleeve jerseys with 3/4 length zip, but there’s scope for the following to be made if you pre-order before end of July:

– Short-sleeve : full length zip
– Roubaix jacket : insulated winter windproof
– Gilet : insulated winter windproof
– Gilet : lightweight summer windproof

If you’d like to be notified when pre-orders can be made through our shop (along with sizing and other details), send an email to info@shandcycles.com with the subject line ‘Shand kit’ and we’ll let you know.

posted by steven - July 11th, 2014

Highland Trail 550 2014

Ian Barrington rode a Shand 29er in the Highland Trail 550, the UK’s toughest bikepacking event – an uncompromising 550 mile route through the Highlands of Scotland. Watch his film to see how he got on.

A writeup of the race can be read on his blog post here: Highland Trail Race 550.

Shand bikepacking 29er

posted by steven - July 7th, 2014