From the Journal

Bikepacking vs Bike Touring

Are you looking to go on a multi-day bike adventure? Are you wanting to learn the differences between bikepacking and bike touring? Our workshop manager James is well seasoned at both and has writt...

Looking Ahead to 2021

Read Matt’s end of year round up for an insight into how this year has impacted our business and the cycling industry as a whole, and how we’re preparing for 2021.

Foraging and Cooking with Merlin Labron-Johnson

Bruton, Somerset. A small town with a growing creative scene. Merlin now calls this west-country wonderland his home. You'll find the recipe and some foraging notes from Merlin below the video

Going on your first bicycle tour with Linus Bergman

Linus Bergman is a Swedish Photographer and Adventurer who lives out of his converted Volkswagen van. Ever the adventurer; Linus recently embarked on first bicycle tour aboard our Adventure Tour. W...

Adventure Essentials

All the things you need to keep you riding.

Africa the ride

Last September, Jack came to us with an idea to cycle 6000km fully unsupported through 6 nations in Africa, traversing a variety of treacherous terrain from grasslands and rainforests to deserts an...

Paris-Brest-Paris on a Fixed Gear

Eleanor is a cyclist from Bristol with a passion for pushing the limits of cycling. We found out about her crazy plan to cycle a fixed gear bicycle from Paris to Brest and back again, and decided t...

Algarve Adventures

Bicycle touring in Northern Spain with Temple Cycles Workshop Manager James Stockhausen.

Behind the Design: Step Through Lightweight

An insightful look from Matt, the founder of Temple, into the thoughts and processes behind the design of one of our best selling bikes.

Biscay by bike

James will be keeping us up to date with his adventures over the next couple of months but this first dispatch comes from a first foreign foray tackling passes and consuming unhealthy amounts of cu...

Bicycle Hub Gears, what are they all about

Kate who works at our Bristol store, takes you through the in's and out's of hub gears, why you might consider one and what to look out for. In particular she focuses on the Shimano Alfine, but the...

Which Bike is Best for You?

Whether you're a city dweller or a country rider, we will have just the bike you're looking for. Our very own bike guru Tom takes you through the type of bikes we have and what they're good for...