Tickhill GP this Weekend !

As well as being one of the sponsors of the Tickhill GP, we’ve decided to take our tent and set up a pop-up shop at the event.   The Tickhill Grand Prix is a closed road criterium race that’s being held on Sunday 24th August. There’s literally hundreds of riders competing in a full days […]


Cycling and the Movies

The British Film Institute (BFI) recently made a wealth of archival and historical films on the subject of cycling available free to access online for the first time.The films are a brilliant snapshot on the history of cycling within the U.K. A great example is Six Days in Romandie.  This film follows the fortunes of the TI Raleigh Campagnolo racing team, led […]


The F Factor

One of the most common debates amongst cyclists is how hard a climb is and how to quantify this. The traditional method is 4th,3rd,2nd,1st, HC catergories in which climbs which are subjectively based of the road condition, length, steepness, position in the race and what the higher powers had for lunch. Rumours are that the grading […]


Musettes !

Originally conceived as a method for getting food to riders whilst they were racing, cotton musettes are a simple but effective way of carrying small items whilst you are on your bike. We’ve got about half a dozen musettes scattered about Velotastic HQ, they are great for when you nip up to town and want […]


Fresh Goods !

  We’ve just had a new shipment of Yorkshire jerseys in. Made by Bioracer in Belgium, these jerseys have been one of our consistent best sellers since their introduction last August. Get yours here….


Frame price crash

We’ve decided to concentrate on clothing and smaller accessories and want to clear our remaining Rikulau frames to make space in our stock room. As a result we’ve dropped our prices on all of the frames we’ve got in stock to little over what we paid for them. If you want to grab a bargain […]


This is how we roll…

We’re not a big fan of saddle bags. We just can’t imagine the giants of the peloton having one on the back of their bikes. Plus given the opportunity we all carry more stuff than we actually need. We hunted down these tool rolls as we thought they were the ideal balance between carrying things […]

Antique Compass

Where you’ll find us

A quick update on some of the events that we’ve pencilled in our diary and are planning on having a stall at. July 13th Chiltern Cycling Festival The Chiltern Cycling Festival is a new event and combines vintage and more modern cycling. Held in the picturesque Buckinghamshire town of Amersham. this event is sure to […]


Grazie !

We’d just like to say a big thank you to everyone who came to see us at Eroica Britannia this weekend. It was really great to meet people that follow us on Twitter and Facebook, old and new customers and hear stories about all your cycling adventures. I think everyone involved with the event agreed […]