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  • Thursday 13th December 2018

Hello to all our customers, we hope you managed to make the most of all the lovely hot, dry riding this summer, and are still getting out in it now the dust has settled, and turned to mud. Never mind, embrace the changes, and only a week until the days get longer again, so on that optimistic note, here’s a quick round-up of what’s been keeping us busy in the shop this year…...

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  • Saturday 1st December 2018

Make sure you give yourself some time on your bike this Christmas, and we're open across most of the period to look after you - the workshop will be open too if you need us. Here are our opening times... Christmas Eve 10am-4pm Christmas Day & Boxing Day closed 27th-31st December 10am-4pm (including Sunday 30th, when we're normally closed) New Year's Day closed ...then back to our...

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  • Friday 19th October 2018

It’s been a belter of a summer, but the clocks are going back next week, and winter is on the way, so time to take advantage of our workshop’s reduced labour rate Winter Makeover . What’s a Winter Makeover? All the rain, mud and road grime makes winter a particularly hard time for bikes, so to keep it running smoothly through to Spring, it’s worth giving it a full...

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  • Thursday 26th July 2018

It’s that time of year again, the 2019 bikes have already started arriving, so we need to make some space. There are mountain, road, hybrid, kids and electric bikes to choose from, both new and ex-demo, so head over to the bikes  to grab yourself a bargain!

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  • Friday 20th July 2018

Nick is heading off to Dundee to continue his studies, so we wish him the best of luck with that, and we're now looking for a new Nick. A summary of the role is below, if you'd like a full job description and application form, or like to find out more, please get in touch with Dan or Jamie on 01306 885007 or shop@head-for-the-hills.co.uk. Closing date for applications is  Monday 6th...

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  • Tuesday 27th March 2018

Happy Easter everyone! Make sure you get time to go for a ride and burn off the chocolate. And if you need us, we'll be open... Good Friday 10am-4pm : Saturday 9am-6pm : Easter Sunday closed : Easter Monday 10am-4pm

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  • Tuesday 9th January 2018

By popular demand, we’re now offering Workshop Tutorials… Do you want to learn how to fix and service your own bike? Now you can book in for a one-to-one workshop tutorial with one of our mechanics Jamie and Nick. Come in with your bike, and they’ll work alongside you on it in our workshop to teach you whichever aspects of bike maintenance you’re interested in...

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  • Thursday 7th September 2017

After 10 years of service, the time has come for me to hang up my pedal spanner and move on from Head for the Hills As you’d expect over such a long period, life has evolved. Since starting work with Dan and the team back in late 2007, I’ve married, become a Dad (twice), bought a house (so mature), and life’s demands have changed. I’ve had an incredible time...

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  • Wednesday 17th May 2017

Trek have recently launched a new electric bike range, the Super Commuter , and for a limited time, we’ve got a range-topping Super Commuter 9+ in the shop, available to test ride. As well as Bosch’s longest-lasting battery, with intergrated mudguards and pannier racks, and a bombproof design, it’s got every reason you need to leave the car at home and squeeze a bit more...

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  • Wednesday 10th May 2017

Mountain bikes are lots of fun. Not a particularly surprising statement from a bike shop, so to expand on this a bit more... Rewind five years, Wiggo and Cav were lighting up the Tour, Box Hill hosted the Olympics, and Surrey and the rest of the UK went road bike crazy. In equal number people that hadn’t pedalled a bike since they had a paper round, or had previously restricted their...

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  • Thursday 2nd March 2017

This is a question we’re getting asked more and more frequently. People are often surprised by our answer, and even sometimes a bit uncomfortable when asking, so we thought we ought to make it clear – yes we do, and don’t feel uncomfortable asking! Price matching isn’t an option for us, as the heavily discounted online prices are normally lower than we buy from our...

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  • Thursday 8th December 2016

As we head towards the end of another year, and our thoughts might be turning from pedalling to eating, drinking and sitting on the sofa, we thought it would be an opportune time to offer a bit of inspiration with a round up everything we’ve been up to recently... Electric Bikes – Forget the image of a hay bale sized battery strapped to a pannier rack, electric bikes are now...

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  • Thursday 1st December 2016

The first door of the advent calendar was opened this morning, so it’s time to start thinking about Christmas. And what’s the hardest thing for your nearest and dearest at this time of year? Trying to think of present ideas for you. Make it easy for them this year, and send them to Head For The Hills. Here are four good reasons why :- 1. Our full range of clothing and...

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  • Tuesday 4th October 2016

I signed up to Strava back on March 4, 2013. Up until that date, I had heard friends talk of Strava, boast of their achievements, regale me with distance/climbing/speed stats. Up until that date, my riding consisted of just that. Riding. I would grab my mountain bike, stick a damp finger in the air and choose a direction, then head off into the unknown. I thought Strava was a...

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  • Tuesday 5th July 2016

It's that time of year again! The 2017 bikes are on their way, so to make some space on our shop floor here's our first round of 2016 Sale Bikes . If we haven't got what you're looking for today, keep checking back, as there'll be more going on sale through the summer. Trek are also having a clearout of their warehouse, so many of the bikes below are available at the sale...

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  • Tuesday 5th July 2016

Whether you're riding the trails or the tarmac, Trek have got you covered this summer with the launch of new ranges of their most popular road and mountain bikes, the Domane and Fuel EX respectively. The New Fuel EX Range For eleven years now the Trek Fuel EX has been the go-to full-suspension bike for the all-round trail rider. Available in both 29 and 27.5" tyred versions, it's had a...

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  • Thursday 21st April 2016

Come and join us on Holmbury Hill on Sunday 8th May , where we'll be holding a demo day with the latest mountain bikes from Trek and Genesis available to test ride... Trek Top Fuel 9.8 SL - 100mm travel full-suspension cross-country bike -  17.5", 18.5" and 19.5" sizes Trek Fuel EX 9 29 - 120mm travel 29er  full-suspension trail bike -  17.5", 18.5" and 19.5"...

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  • Monday 4th April 2016

Since it's launch in 2012, the Trek Domane has established itself as our favourite and most popular range of road bikes. And with good reason - with both disc brake and traditional caliper brake options, it's forgiving ride position, stable geometry, and unique IsoSpeed pivoting seat tube give it unrivalled comfort and confidence in handling, making it perfect for our Surrey lanes all year...

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