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Stephen -
11/17/2022
Road Bike Groupsets. SRAM Round up 2023
The relative new kids on the block – and we mean relative. SRAM have been one of the “big three” groupset manufacturers since the late...
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Stephen -
09/06/2022
Road Bike Groupsets. Shimano Road Round Up 2023
As the 2023 season begins we’ve rounded up everything you need to know in order to choose the right groupset for your new NorthRoad bike....
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Stephen -
07/18/2022
Choosing your colours. How to decide what colours to paint your NorthRoad bike.
Reliably one of the most difficult decisions you might ever make. Deciding what colours to dress your new ride in doesn’t have to be stressful....
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06/22/2022
Custom Build Spotlight – Building a road bike into a TT weapon. NorthRoad iO
Finding an aero bike that can turn into a competitive TT rig. Buying a full TT or Triathlon bike when you might only use it...
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06/13/2022
NorthRoad Talks. Should you spec a power meter on your new bike?
Indoor training has created an insufferable wave of FTP comparisons between pals, but should you ride with a power meter out on the open road?...
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06/07/2022
NorthRoad Talks. Are electronic gear systems worth it?
With more and more options from Shimano and SRAM, is now the time to upgrade to an electronic groupset? We must get asked this question...
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Stephen -
05/28/2022
NorthRoad Riders – David and his Explorer
Hello! What’s your name, what do you do, and where do you come from? Hiya! I’m David, I’m an Apple Genius (no, honestly), and I’m...
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05/28/2022
NorthRoad Riders – Martin’s Flandrian Mistral
This week we’re talking to Martin. Martin can be found bombing around the NorthWest countryside aboard his Flandrian inspired NorthRoad Mistral. Martin Picked his machine...
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Stephen -
05/28/2022
Tim’s NorthRoad Quest – In Review
For some folks, buying a bicycle is a very traditional transactional affair. You tell us what you want, we give you what you want, bobs...
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Stephen -
05/28/2022
NorthRoad Riders – James and his International Explorer
This week we’ve reached out to James. James has not only been a long term NorthRoad rider but is one of a band of pals...
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Northroad Ian -
12/22/2021
The Northroad Explorer, The Bike With Many Faces
NorthRoad Explorer - The underground king of gravel....And commuting, and adverturing, and road ridingm and nipping to the pub, and staring at for hours on...
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Northroad Stephen -
12/21/2021
NorthRoad Riders – Chris and his canny red and blue Quest
Each week we’re talking to one of our customers to find out a little bit about their journey with NorthRoad. This week we’re talking to...
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Northroad Jane -
12/21/2021
SRAM XPLR. What do we reckon
We’re unashamed nerds. We’ve known there has been new kit in the pipeline for some time now, but SRAM released all the information about their...