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The Aventon Kijote – The Gravel Gateway Bike

When Aventon dropped this 700c drop bar adventure bike earlier this year without a price, we assumed that its Chromoly steel construct with STI shifters and tyre clearance of 47mm, this complete bike would be priced around or over the £1000 mark, however, one thing that sets this entry level gravel bike apart is its[…]

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Wednesday 5th June – Home Brew Drop-In Sessions – The first in our series of free hour-long drop-in sessions, giving you a chance to learn about techniques of making coffee starting with using the Hario V60 – 5.30 pm to 6.30 pm. Friday 7th June – The Sticky Bottle – The 2nd Sticky Bottle event this[…]

Celebrating 3 Years of Velo Domestique – 26.01.19

It’s been three years since we first had the pleasure of opening our doors in Southbourne, Bournemouth. We have shared many wonderful evenings, brunches, coffees, breakfasts and lunches with you all. Now we would like to celebrate together with you too. Grab your free EventBrite ticket here. It is you, our customers, friends, partners and family who have shaped[…]

Bikepacking: a Beginner’s Guide – 7 Tips to get started

Considered the next generation of cycle touring, bikepacking is appealing to a massive range of cyclists. Its popularity has led to there being even more kit options and ride resources available. We at Velo Domestique want to help you get started with bikepacking and experience the exciting sense of adventure it has to offer.  […]

Bespoked 2018 – The UK Handmade Bicycle Show

Two weekends ago our good friend and photographer Felix Speller visited the 2018 edition of Bespoked, Bristol based handmade bicycle show. This annual event showcases some of the finest frame and bicycle builders the world has to offer. Since its conception in 2011, Bespoked, the first ever UK custom cycles show, has been wowing bicycle[…]

Pizza Run 2.0

Pizza Run 2.0 – Bakehouse24

Last Thursday we rounded up a gang of cyclists to head out on ‘Pizza Run 2.0’ with the destination being Bakehouse24 and their outrageously tasty sourdough pizzas. Needless to say the pizza was delicious, we had a very enjoyable 20 mile ride into the forest and the company was superb. Thanks to everyone who joined us, the[…]

Jet McDonald – Mind is the Ride Talk – 26/11/16

We are fortunate enough to have Jet McDonald talking at our Cranksgiving event this year on the 26th of November. Jet will be discussing his recent ride from Bristol to India along with his thoughts of Western and Eastern Philosophy. The talk will be free and everyone is invited to stay after to spectate the[…]