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We’re off to Bespoked, The UK Handmade Bike Show

15 / 10 / 21

Join us at Harrogate Convention Centre, 15-17 October 2021 This weekend, the team at Shand will be celebrating the world’s finest handcrafted bicycles along with the rest of the best in the business at Bespoked – the UK’s Handmade Bike...

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Jeroboam Altopiano di Asiago

10 / 09 / 21

The Jeroboam Altopiano di Asiago was the first of the Italian events in this global gravel challenge series, with 4 distances from 37.5km up to the full 300km route. The 3 Italian events are based in the Veneto and Trentino...

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Grande Traversée du Vercors

27 / 08 / 21

With all the restrictions this year and changes in race dates, it’s been tough to plan and train for specific events, losing the flow in the training programme as race dates are pushed back. With restrictions on cross border travel...

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Grande Traversée de Vaucluse Part 2

19 / 08 / 21

Part 2 Straight into the singletrack descent post breakfast, cutting a winding, narrow path through the dense vegetation as it flowed down the mountain side. Loose scree and some committed sections fired up the senses! You’ll pass a small boulangerie...

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Grande Traversée de Vaucluse Part 1

25 / 05 / 21

Part 1 The Grand Traversée de Vaucluse is one of 14 Grand Traversée routes throughout France, some more suited to the mtb, others the gravel bike. With spectacular scenery around every turn and a visit to the slopes of Mt...

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Buy your dream Shand bike through the Cycle to Work Scheme and save up to 42%

25 / 03 / 21

As we all start to plan our return to the new normal, bikes are set to take the place of public transport on many of our daily commutes. The Government is encouraging more of us to cycle to work and...

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Deconfinement diaries-Shand in Liguria

04 / 12 / 20

Our fourth instalment of Chamonix-based Shand rider Scott Cornish’s ‘Deconfinement Diaries’ comes to us from Italy this time, where Scott tackled the Liguria mtb trail on his Shand Bahookie. Take it away Scott… Liguria Bike Trail The Liguria Bike Trail...

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Make the most of winter riding with tips from Jenny Tough

03 / 11 / 20

The changing of the season always comes as a surprise. Darker mornings force you to dig out those lights that you had all but forgotten about during the incredible summer of endless daylight riding, and the return of wet weather...

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Deconfinement diaries-Shand in Chamonix Part 3

13 / 10 / 20

Settle in for the long-awaited third instalment of Shand rider Scott Cornish’s ‘Deconfinement Diaries’ – sharing life in post-lockdown Chamonix Mont Blanc with his Bahookie bike and an open trail. Time to explore With so many events cancelled or postponed,...

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London-Auckland, a 35,000KM adventure on a pair of Shand Stoater Rohloffs……

29 / 05 / 20

Some of you may remember a few posts we shared last year about a couple of our customers Nigel & Martina, who embarked on a mammoth adventure from London to Auckland on their beloved Shand Stoater Rohloffs. Well their trip...

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