What’s in the Merlin Cycles Bike Shop? January 2024

This week on the blog I thought I’d share some of the goodies currently on display in our shop!

Experience Innovative Design with Ridley Bikes!

On our shop floor you’ll find a selection of the very best Ridley bikes from the Kanzo Fast Gravel bike to the Noah Fast Road bike. Ridley do not compromise on quality and you’ll be in for a treat if you get the chance to own one! They truly are gorgeous bikes for all disciplines of riders…

Quality Bike Cleaning and Bike Lubrication Essentials!

You’ll find a range of brands to keep your bike performing at its best and looking pristine. We have a selection of brands on display behind our counter and more available from our warehouse via our website.

You’ll find all your tubeless accessories from Muc-Off to keep your punctures at bay and plenty of nice bike cleaning kit from brands such as Fenwicks (as pictured here).

Shred all day long with Ibis Bikes!

You’ll find a collection of stunning, Ibis mountain bikes on show in a range of models and colours… These beasts are a favourite of ours and pretty hard to beat when it comes to quality mountain bikes. Prices for this brand in our stock start at under £2000 with the Ibis Ripmo AF DVO Coil Deore Mountain Bike. You can also find the Ibis Hakka GRX Enve Carbon Gravel Bike in our showroom at a competitive price!

Fuel Up with Veloforte!

You’ll find a wide selection of delicious Veloforte bars on display to keep you fuelled for any cycling venture! Their bars and drinks are all based on ‘real natural food’ and Vegan friendly!

Merlin Malt Gravel Bike Range

Whether you are beginner purchasing their first gravel bike or a season cyclist, there’s three great price points to consider in our Merlin Gravel Bike Range.

You can choose from the entry level Merlin Malt G2 Claris Gravel Bike at £539, mid-level Merlin Malt G2P Tiagra Gravel Bike at £659 and top of the range aluminium Merlin Malt G2X GRX Gravel Bike at £1049.

Shred in style with Troy Lee Designs Kit!

We have the best of our Troy Lee Designs kit on the shelves for you to browse and a selection of helmets! Troy Lee Designs is a brand that won’t let you down for whatever the trails throw your way…

Castelli Clothing!

Need a new gilet, winter jacket or long sleeve jersey? We’ve got plenty of discounted items out on our rails and plenty more to choose from on our site! Just pop in and browse our selection Castelli clothing!

Our range of Castelli includes both men and women and is designed to excel in any weather conditions at any temperature. The Perfetto RoS (Rain or Shine) range is Ideal for when more variable conditions demand more specific fabrics, such as GORE-TEX, and extra design features to combat the elements.

Orro Bikes!

We have plenty of Orro bikes on our display stands for you to see here… Orro have plenty of quality frame choices including beautiful titanium Terra Ti and carbon Terra C, having had two of their bikes on demo, I wouldn’t hesitate to purchase one…

Endura Shoes and Clothing!

You’ll find plenty of eye catching Endura kit in our shop to keep you riding at your best. Their kit of the highest quality and built to last. Their ever expanding range features high performance road kit, slightly baggier fitted MTB clothing and the more tapered Gravel kit!

Met Helmets!

We have all disciplines of Met Helmets to choose from with up to 70% off! These well vented helmets are lightweight yet very secure. Just be quick, these bestselling helmets don’t stick around for long…

Crono Shoes!

These Italian made shoes are crafted to the very best standard. They feature ‘cutting edge’ technology to give you that extra edge on the bike! With nearly 50 years of experience, these shoes are the perfect balance between performance and comfort. There is a wide range of models to choose from to suit MTB/Gravel and Road riders.

Merlin Malt 725 Steel Mountain Bike

This beautiful frameset is manufactured from 725 CRMO steel tubing which is a lightweight and strong steel alloy that provides a smooth and comfortable ride, while the 29-inch wheels offer excellent rollover capabilities. The hardtail design allows for efficient power transfer and better control on climbs, making it a great choice for cross-country and trail riding.

That rounds up some of our shop display items for January 2024!

You can find our shop at:

A4, Buckshaw Link, Ordnance Rd, Buckshaw Village, Chorley PR7 7EL

Open 8.30am till 4.30pm Monday – Friday

Remember you can use our click and collect service to pick up your order to avoid any queuing during busy periods…


  • Alex Cowie

    Outdoor Leadership and Coaching BA (Hons) Keen cyclist, runner, and outdoor enthusiast. I have been cycling since I was very young and always had a love for the outdoors. I have completed many long distance events including ultra marathons such as the Chester 100, Berkeley Marathons UK and Gravel Century rides.

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