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18 May, 2022

Demystifying Gravel Bikes


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06 May, 2022

Springtime Gravel Routes


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15 Apr, 2022

Trek Full Suspension: Range Guide


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Demystifying Gravel Bikes

Demystifying Gravel Bikes

Gravel riding is very much here to stay. However, with each bike brand creating its own interpretation of what a gravel bike should be, deciphering the difference between them can become hazy – we’re here to clear the fog and demystify gravel bikes for good! Read More

Springtime Gravel Routes

Springtime Gravel Routes

Springtime: the sun is shining and the birds are chirping, and if you’re anything like us, all you want to do is get out there and ride your bike! With the help of our in-house off-road connoisseurs, we’ve gathered a few of our favourite local gravel routes for you to sink your teeth (or tyres) into! Read More

Trek Full Suspension: Range Guide

Trek Full Suspension: Range Guide

Trek has long been associated with the world of MTB, and their wide range of full-sus mountain bikes caters to all corners of the discipline. Wondering which bike will suit you best? Here’s our breakdown of Trek’s full-sus MTB range so you can find your perfect match! Read More

Going Further: Why E-MTB?

Going Further: Why E-MTB?

You’ve seen them, you’ve heard about them, electric mountain bikes are taking the world by storm. They bring a whole new dynamic to off-road adventuring, regardless of whether you’re a newbie or a veteran rider – here are our top reasons why E-MTBs are so great! Read More

Trek Speed Concept: A Closer Look

Trek Speed Concept: A Closer Look

Trek has been pushing the envelope of aero since the release of the first Speed Concept in 2010, and the latest iteration for 2022 is no different. This wind-defying time trial and triathlon machine is – as the name suggests – built for speed, and it certainly doesn’t disappoint. Here’s our breakdown of the brand new Trek Speed Concept. Read More

ACTiV Cycles Comes To Ashford

ACTiV Cycles Comes To Ashford

After 30+ years of trading in Folkestone, ACTiV Cycles has expanded to include a brand new location in Ashford. The new store, a five minute pedal from Ashford International Station, will be home to 70 new bikes from Trek, Electra and Cervelo. Every avenue of cycling is catered for, from the slippery Speed Concept TT bike to the laid-back Electra Loft town bike, to the pedal-assist Powerfly eMTB. Read More

Gravel Gear Guide

Gravel Gear Guide

Gravel riding is a great way to mix up your time in the saddle, whether it’s focusing on different skills and techniques to elevate your ability, or simply soaking up some new surroundings. So, without further ado, it’s time to check out some gear! Read More

Ride Out The Winter: Bike Care

Ride Out The Winter: Bike Care

Winter rides are ideal for building fitness, but the conditions can be hard on your bike and a squeaky drivetrain can dampen your motivation. Treating your beloved bike right will make your winter riding experience even more enjoyable, so we’ve come up with our top tips to make your bike spring ready. Read More