Pilgrim Cycles

Bicycle shop and cafe located at Box Hill and Westhumble Station in the Surrey Hills, on the
spectacular North Downs.

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Happy New Year

Posted on 30 Dec 2014 in Latest News

Now another Christmas has slipped by, we wish you all a Happy New Year when it comes.Just managed to fit in the last hilly audax permanent ride of 2014 last night… it was a lovely clear frosty night but got blooming cold after 10pm.  Ranmore was absolutely stunning under a clear starry sky with the […]

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Christmas opening and season’s greetings…

Posted on 21 Dec 2014 in Latest News

We will be OPEN all our normal days over the holidays but closing at 2pm on Christmas Eve to keep the staff happy…  we like to give them a bit of time off now and then. We will also be CLOSED Christmas Day and Boxing Day, but open again daily on Saturday from 10am to […]

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“Northdown” tourer and “Whitedown” audax demos

Posted on 19 Nov 2014 in Latest News

Our “Northdown” tourer and “Whitedown” audax / sportive demonstrators are available for (pre-booked) test ride 6 days a week.The starting point for either is a British-built Reynolds frame made to order in a size and colour to suit the discerning customer.We have a few ‘standard’ builds that we can recommend as a starting point, or are happy […]

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Dynamo lighting – the only civilised option this winter

Posted on 24 Oct 2014 in Latest News

Dynamo lighting bundles are now available at Pilgrim Cycles. Who’s been completely blinded by a dazzlingly bright but uncontrolled bicycle light recently?? Some of them are beyond a joke and are only really suitable for off-road use, and even then are anti-social in the extreme. In fact these lights are probably illegal on Britain’s roads, […]

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Our “Northdown” tourer takes to the road

Posted on 09 Oct 2014 in Latest News

Following a busy few weeks we’ve now found the time to finish building up our new “Northdown” tourer and had the chance of a few test rides.  It now joins the Pilgrim “Whitedown” audax bike as our second model, offered alongside the Dawes Galaxies, Surlys and Spa tourer.  The “Northdown” like the “Whitedown”    is tailor-made […]

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Surly wilderness touring bikes… ECRs and Trolls and Ogres..

Posted on 23 Sep 2014 in Latest News

Here’s the remarkable Surly ’29-er plus’ “ECR” adventure / wilderness camping bike… the bike Grizzly Adams would undoubtedly ride if he wasn’t a) not real and b) long dead if he had been real.For those who are new to all this, Surly make some truly versatile off-road tourers designed to take you to the back […]

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