Posted by in Store of the Month on Feb 04, 2016 .
Slam 69: Store of the Month, February '16


A Mountain Biker's heaven, we're excited to see Slam 69 Bicycle Shop become one of Hiplok's newest retailers. Slam 69 is owned and managed by the Foot family who have been around bikes for a lifetime. We caught up with Graham Foot to find out more about the people and products behind this off-road gem of a store in the middle of Gloucestershire.


How did Slam 69 cycles get started?

Thats quite a story, ok I’ll...

Posted by in 5 Minutes With.... on Feb 02, 2016 .
5 Minutes with....Ian Manning, Hiplok Head of Sales

This week, we're excited to announce the arrival of Ian Manning at Hiplok HQ as he joins the team as Head of Sales.  

Ian joins us from Upgrade Bikes where as Sales Manager, he oversaw the growth of some of our favourite brands such as Lezyne and DMR. 

We caught up with Ian on his first day to find out a little more about the man behind the newly ironed Hiplok t-shirt!


Can you remember your first bike, what was...

Posted by in Store of the Month on Jan 15, 2016 .
Hub Velo: Store of the Month, January '16

London's Hub Velo is our first Store of the Month for the New Year. Co-founder Mike gives us the skinny on the shop…


How did you get into cycling and can you remember your first bike?

My first bike  was a solid tyred hand me down. Heavy, old, rusty but brilliant. My cycling vien started with early BMX in 1981 moving into cycle touring (a natural progression) a few years later. Then the road bike arrived and racing soon...

Posted by in Cycle security on Jan 15, 2016 .
Introducing the Hiplok HOMIE

Tough, No-Fuss Protection

Hiplok has launched its first non “wearable” bike lock with the new maximum security Hiplok HOMIE. We caught up with Hiplok co-founder, Ben Smith, to find out more…

What was the inspiration behind HOMIE?

The HOMIE was really born out of a necessity. Having amassed a number of bikes both in the Hiplok office and at home, I had started linking together Hiplok wearable chain locks to make the...