News and articles from Prendas Ciclismo

Buying for Christmas?

Buying for Christmas?

November 13, 2018 3 min read

The Christmas festive period is upon us and we want to help you have a wonderful shopping experience when buying anything from Prendas Ciclismo. We've put together this blog article to help answer the numerous questions that we get asked every year.
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Bringing the Prendas cycling caps to the 2018 Rouleur Classic

Bringing the Prendas cycling caps to the 2018 Rouleur Classic

November 06, 2018 5 min read

We were excited to partner with Rouleur once again the Rouleur Classic exhibition. Read what happened and enjoy once more our #CapsNotHats hall of fame plus our collection of cotton caps.
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The first ride on the Eddy Merckx Corsa Extra, pictured here at East Creech

Part 3: The first ride on the Eddy Merckx!

October 28, 2018 6 min read

The third and final part of Andy's blog where he enjoys an Autumnal first ride on his recently built and restored classic Eddy Merckx Corsa Extra road bike.
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Forgotten Races: Peace Race

Forgotten Races: Peace Race

October 25, 2018 5 min read

Join respected author & journalist Herbie Sykes whose enthusiasm for the Peace Race shines through this insightful piece. The race ran between 1948 and 2006, and is now rightly celebrated in our Forgotten Races collection with a jersey, cap & socks available.
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Prendas Ciclismo at the 2018 Rouleur Classic

Prendas Ciclismo at the 2018 Rouleur Classic

October 15, 2018 2 min read

For the third year running, we're delighted to announce that Prendas Ciclismo will be at the 2018 Rouleur Classic where we will be celebrating the humble cotton cap.
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Part 2: Finishing the Eddy Merckx steel bicycle build

Part 2: Finishing the Eddy Merckx steel bicycle build

September 26, 2018 6 min read

Part two of Andy's blog where he builds his classic Eddy Merckx Corsa Extra SLX frame using Shimano 8-speed Dura Ace, Mavic rims, Royce hubs and Cinelli finishing kit.
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The Identity of the Cycling Cap

The Identity of the Cycling Cap

September 04, 2018 6 min read

Prendas customer Pedr Charlesworth recently graduated from university and took the decision to take an alternate path for a year, riding self-supported from east to west on his bike with his trusty cotton cap.

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During the start of the build, here you can see the Cyclus Headset Press being used to fit the Shimano Dura Ace cartridge headset into the SLX steel headtube.

Part 1: Building a classic steel retro road bike

August 15, 2018 5 min read

Part one of a blog detailing a quest to buy, build and restore a classic Eddy Merckx Corsa Extra SLX frame in Team Weinmann colours using Shimano 8-speed Dura Ace, Mavic rims, and Cinelli finishing kit.
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The unbearable lightness of being Gianbattista Baronchelli

The unbearable lightness of being Gianbattista Baronchelli

August 06, 2018 4 min read

Join respected author & journalist Herbie Sykes who explains how Gianbattista Baronchelli got to ride the 61st edition of the Giro D'Italia for SCIC during the 19778 won by Belgian Johan De Murnck (Bianchi - Faema).
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Retro Jersey Laptop Stickers

Retro Jersey Laptop Stickers

July 28, 2018 1 min read

We've recently started to include exclusive laptop stickers for customers that purchased either a Molteni, La Vie Claire or Peugeot retro jerseys. Learn how you can get a sticker too!
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Forgotten Races: Bordeaux Paris

Forgotten Races: Bordeaux Paris

July 25, 2018 4 min read

Join respected author, journalist & launch magazine editor of both Cycle Sport & Procycling William Fotheringham who takes us back in time to discover Bordeaux Paris.  An insane derny-paced, place-to-place event that died 30 years ago after it's final victor Jean-Francois Rault crossed the finish line.
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Winning Magazine's Tour De France Weekly magazines

Winning Magazine's Tour De France Weekly magazines

June 21, 2018 5 min read

Following on from James Poole's informative article about Winning Magazine, we asked him to follow with some more inside information about how the weekly magazines that used to appear at our local newsstands on a Wednesday during Le Tour de France came about and were put together.
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