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The Fastest, Cheapest & Happiest Way to Commute

It’s a generally accepted fact that cycling is the greenest, most economic form of transport. As you might expect, here at Quella we’ve been regurgitating this message but without ever properly doing the math for ourselves. So that’s what we’re going to do: is it in fact the cheapest way for us to get to work and is it the cheapest method of commuting? Our commute On average, the Quella team travel about 11.5 kilometres to the showroom through some…

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National Cycle2Work Day: Free Bike Health Checks @TedBaker&Moore Store

Tomorrow is National Cycle 2 Work day and by way of celebration, we’ve teamed up with Ted Baker to offer Free Bike Health Checks outside their new store in Central London. Where is it? Ted Baker & Moore Store – 132 Commercial Street, London, E1 6AZ. Booking is open now and closes at 8pm on 3rd April 2015 or when all appointment slots are booked. Bookings are made on a first come first serve basis. How do I book an…

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Quella Team Streetvelodrome

Streetvelodrome 2015 Series Review

In only its second full year of competition, the 2015 Streetvelodrome series has taken us on tight-banked, exhilarating, roller-coaster ride around the British Isles which, in the middle of London, provided us a worthy winner. Led by pro-riders ‘Mad’ Dave Johnson & Anna Glowinski, Team Quella took the clean sweep this year winning all three of the available trophies: most wins, most catches and, the most coveted, overall ASDA series champions title. For those of you who don’t know, Streetvelodrome…

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'Mad' Dave Johnson, Team Quella, Streetvelodrome

Streetvelodrome Series Pre-Final Roundup

We are now 6 rounds down in the 2015 Streetvelodrome series with Team Quella firmly in the lead as Thursday’s super-final in Broadgate, London approaches. For those of you who don’t know, Streetvelodrome is the world’s first and only pop-up velodrome that features both pro and amateur head-to-head pursuit racing. Races are won by the rider who gets the fastest time over the course of three laps – or by the rider who manages to catch their opponent during that…

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StreetVeldrome 2015: Series Timetable & Launch of Team Quella

What is StreetVelodrome? StreetVelodrome is a new cycle sport concept that is rapidly growing in popularity. The innovative pop-up track system can be setup in as little as three hours in any open public space, making head-to-head pursuit racing accessible to the masses. All riders compete on the same, identical, single-speed bikes which for the 2015 series will be our very own Streetvelodrome Quella One bikes. The teams are composed of four riders, 1 male and 1 female pro rider…

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Spin London 2015 logo

What, Where & When Is Spin London?

SPIN is an urban cycling festival taking place at the Sorting Office on New Oxford Street in central London, between Holborn and Tottenham Court Road underground stations. It really is a must for cycling fans, showcasing the best and most innovative products from all corners of the cycling world. From fashionable and yet technical cycle clothing to stylish and practical cycling bags, and of course not forgetting the bikes themselves, there is a huge array of mostly independent and always…

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Glacéau Vitaminwater Promotion

100 Quella Fixie Bikes to Give Away with Glacéau VitaminWater

We are delighted to announce that Quella have launched an exclusive promotion with glacéau vitaminwater and we are giving away 100 Custom Quella One 2015 fixed gear bikes with promotional bottles of vitamin water. We are also offering a huge 25% OFF your next Quella order with every entry! Promotional bottles are available in most major high street stores in the UK. How do I enter? Get yourself a promotional bottle of vitaminwater. promotional bottles are those which have a…

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EyeScan cycle safety systems assist cyclists and drivers

We Support EyeScan in Cambridge!

We recently got word of a great new safety tech development that is picking up speed in the UK and thought you should know about it… EyeScan offers a variety of edge safety systems to assist cyclists and drivers. The system includes blind spot proximity sensors and side sensors that help in the detection of obstacles alongside vehicles. It signals visible and audible alerts to the driver with an external speaking alarm signalling to cyclists and pedestrians of the vehicle’s…

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Quella One 2014 Single Speed Fixed Gear Bicycle

Quella Launches New Site and 2014 One Bicycle

We’re pretty stoked to announce the launch of our new website QuellaBicycle.com. Along with the new site, we’re also showing off our new fixed gear/single speed bike, the Quella One 2014, which is now available on our new site. We spent a long time thinking about how we could improve our site and in the end we decided that the only way to let the site fulfil its true potential was to start from scratch, giving our designers free reign…

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Avoid the Tube

Ten Reasons to Avoid the Tube

  Yes, we know that us Quella folk are biased against any form of transport that doesn’t include our pretty awesome bikes, however, just to convince all the sceptics out there, here are our ten reasons to avoid the Tube!   1. Personal space invader – The large number of people and the small space they are crammed into can only equate to one thing; no personal space. 2. Armpit air – The title says it all really! They are…

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