Category Archives: Events

Up The Buttress Cobbled Hill Climb

This annual event is great fun and is rapidly becoming a ‘must have’ in any keen rider/masochist’s diary! Up The Buttress takes place in Hebden Bridge, home of legendary climbs and with more cobbles than you can shake a stick at.  Paris Roubaix pah! Our cobbles make their pave look like nowt. The 1 in 5 gradient incline is so … Continue reading

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Cycling in Calderdale – Hebden Bridge

Hebden Bridge’s Best Climbs and Descents! Given that we’re based in Hebden Bridge we thought we’d write a blog about the best climbs and descents.  There are so many ways in and out of the our beautiful V shaped valley. If you’re not from around here and you ever get a chance to come and visit hopefully this will give … Continue reading

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Tour De France Memories

What a weekend!! It will surely live on forever in the hearts and minds of anyone who loves cycling. In the words of Tour de France race director Christian Prudhomme Yorkshire’s Grand Depart was the “grandest” in the 111 year history of the race. We, along with the rest of Yorkshire!, had the most amazing time. We had a real … Continue reading

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Celebrating Le Grand Départ

Living and working in Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire it’s an under statement to say that the last few months have been exciting. When it was announced that Stage 2 of Le Tour De France 2014 would be cycling through our slice of cycling heaven I knew it would capture the imagination and hearts of the local residents. But had no idea … Continue reading

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L’Eroica Britannia – the most ‘handsome’ cycling festival

We’ve always loved the concept of L’Eroica in Italy and have had it on our wish list for a while. So when we were approached to attend L’Eroica Britannia we jumped at the chance. L’Eroica Britannia is the brainchild of members of Sheffield cycling club La Squadra, led by Gian Bohan. The event is situated in the heart of the … Continue reading

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A Century of Cycling

When we were invited to exhibit a selection of our carefully curated cycling apparel at the Bankfield Museum, Halifax it was too good an opportunity to miss! As a young company we were delighted to be asked by Calderdale Museums to showcase a selection of British brands that represent the best of cycling apparel today. Its an absolute cracker of … Continue reading

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Planning for L’Eroica Brittania

Now then! It’s time to decide what to wear to the most handsome bike ride on the planet! L’Eroica Brittania is in it’s first year in the beautiful, jaw dropping Peak District. It looks set to be a fantastic and unique experience for riders & spectators who can expect to see drop-down handlebars and handlebar moustaches at this vintage derby. … Continue reading

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Paris Roubaix Challenge – Liberty’s perspective

Roubaix, Roubaix, Roubaix! Most cyclists have heard of the Paris-Roubaix race but where on earth is it? Well in North-Eastern France on the border of Belgium (not in Paris!). When discussing a suitably crazy event for Spring 2014 it seemed like the obvious choice…. providing a serious challenge for Victor & Liberty along with friends, Graeme and Kate. Laden with … Continue reading

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