Four Reasons Why Titanium Bikes are Best for Bikepacking by Jesse Carlsson

Four Reasons Why Titanium Bikes are Best for Bikepacking by Jesse Carlsson

September 07, 2022

Titanium bikes have featured more prominently in bikepacking races in recent years. It's not just racing, more and more riders are choosing titanium for bikepacking and cycle touring adventures. So, why do titanium bikes work so well for this application? Jesse Carlsson, one of Curve's owners, has ridden tens of thousands of kilometers on Curve's titanium frames - from the Trans Am Bike Race and Race to the Rock to touring remote outback Australia. Here Jesse explains the four reasons why titanium bikes are best for bikepacking. Read on to learn more.

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Introducing The Bike Network! A Cancer Charity making a difference through the sport of cycling!

Introducing The Bike Network! A Cancer Charity making a difference through the sport of cycling!

November 23, 2021

We recently had the pleasure of meeting Adam, the incredible man behind The Bike Network, when he passed through G!RO for a Flat White on a tour of many of Londons favourite riding spots. Adam shared his poignant story (which you can read below) and how that morphed into the idea behind The Bike Network, his now fully registered charity, supporting those with cancer or recovering from cancer... Using the sport of cycling to aid the treatment and recovery as part of healthy lifestyle that helps to effectively ease both the physical and mental toll of this horrible illness. After meeting Adam, we were keen to help and get involved how we could! So we're proud to now be supporting these guys and accepting donations as part of their nationwide network of stores. 

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Meet Danny! G!RO Workshop Wizard

Meet Danny! G!RO Workshop Wizard

November 15, 2021

As we kick off a new series of Mechanics evenings here at G!RO this week, we thought we'd introduce to the man behind these evenings, Danny! Danny, as we're sure many of you already know, is our head mechanic here at G!RO, as well as being a wealth of technical knowledge, he's also weapon on the bike and all round great guy. Many of you will have met him handing a bike over for a service or out on a G!RO bunch ride. We wanted you all to get to know this legend a bit better before we kick off these Workshop Evenings, so we sat down with him and rattled off some quick fire questions, to find out some fun facts about the man himself! Grab a brew and get to know Danny in our latest blog post and hopefully we'll see you at one of his mechanics evenings soon...

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The Big Sommet AFGO

The Big Sommet AFGO

March 08, 2019

Nick Frendo has been a friend of G!RO for a few years now, and after starting his latest company Sommet, we were fortunate to join him on two unforgettable trips to Girona over the past two years. This year marks a very different year for Nick and a very different goal on two wheels for 2019... A goal that will champion and highlight men's mental health and wellness & we are so honoured to support him in what is set to be an incredible year. Nick was kind enough to share his journey in this latest blog. Be sure to follow Nick and support him this year.

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Movember - Henry Whicheloe's Story

Movember - Henry Whicheloe's Story

November 24, 2018

It’s always been about the ride.

From a young age, cycling has been part of my life. My grandad cycled the track at Herne Hill during the ’40s, which is also where I saw Bradley Wiggins race for the first time.

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BELGIAN ULTRA-ENDURANCE CYCLING LEGEND, KRISTOF ALLEGAERT HAS JOINED THE CURVE SQUAD.

June 15, 2018

Today Curve Cycling is excited to announce that Kristof Allegaert has joined the Curve squad.

So with all this great news we're also very excited to announce Kristof will be riding with us here at G!RO on the 1st July! On the 29th, 30th June and 1st July, we are having a Transcontinental Road Race extravaganza and will be welcoming Apidura on the Friday, a Curve Demo day on the Saturday and a ride out with Kristof on the Sunday! It's going to be a be a big one and you'd be crazy to miss it! More details to follow soon...

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Jimmy Ashby cycles around the World 🌏

May 04, 2018

Last week we introduced to you guys someone we think is really cool on our socials! For those of you that missed it, we're talking about Jimmy Ashby! This  gentlemen is riding around the world on a Curve GXR!!! But what's even cooler is that he's 18 years old and once he completes this ginormous challenge he’ll be the youngest person to ever do this feat unsupported!! He’ll be cycling 29000km, through 18 countries & 4 continents all in aid for Motor Neurone Disease! We wanted to give you some more info on who he is, why he's doing this, how he's doing this, what you can do to help and how you can follow Jimmy on this amazing journey!

Track his journey & donate here www.jimmyashbyaroundtheworldbybike.com

Ladies and Gentlemen, meet Jimmy Ashby!

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Meet Sommet Cycling aka. Nick Frendo

April 13, 2018

We we would be nothing without people. We pride ourselves on the relationships that we've jointly created, from the people that walk / cycle through our door to the amazing brands and companies that we work with. This has allowed our cycling community to blossom due to the basic principles that we share. 

Meet Sommet Cycling aka. Nick Frendo

This is the gent who showed us the ropes in Girona. It was so good last year that we're going back again in a couple of weeks. 

'Sommet Cycling is the creation of Nick Frendo. A cyclist with a passion for riding and sharing experiences and creating memories on two wheels

The Sommet cycling aim is simple, deliver the best. The best locations and the highest level of customer service. Allow you to switch off and ride. Soak up the culture and immerse yourself in the surroundings away from the crowds. Our trips are curated, researched, not just seeking out the obvious. We stray away from training camps and sportives with the aim to show to around and experience your chosen destination.

Sommet is about the journey and the creation of memories.'

 

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