The best Black Friday 2018 deals for cyclists

Today is the big day! The best smart trainer deals, discounted groupsets and other Black Friday cycling bargains

We’re afraid it’s that time of year again — Black Friday 2018 is here and the bargain-hungry team at BikeRadar will be collating the very best Black Friday bike deals for your wallet-emptying pleasure.

We’ll be updating this page with the best Black Friday deals from individual retailers, as well as specific deals on smart trainers, GPS devices, groupsets and more below throughout the day. 

Our bargain-hunting fans and followers have also sniffed out some outstanding cycling deals and posted them in the BikeRadar forums, and we've selected the best of the best to give you a head start. 

You should also check out the BikeRadar forums, as our bargain-hunting fans and followers have sniffed out even more outstanding deals, and we've 

Black Friday deals at Specialized.com

50% off Roval wheels? Yes please!
50% off Roval wheels? Yes please!

Specialized has a number of deals this Black Friday, including 50% off all clothing, 30% off select Roval wheels and 30% off a selection of bikes. 

All bikes are 'click and collect', so must be collected from your local Specialized dealer, but can still be purchased at the discounted price through the Specialized site. 

  • 30% off all Specialized Rockhopper and Pitch bikes — buy now
  • 30% off selected Specialized shoes — buy now
  • 25% off selected Specialized helmets — buy now
  • 50% off selected Roval wheels — buy now
  • 50% off all Specialized clothing — buy now

Smart trainer Black Friday deals

Black Friday might be just the time to pick up a new smart trainer
Black Friday might be just the time to pick up a new smart trainer

Stay fit and keep up with your training routine as the colder weather sets in. If you want to avoid the miserable winter months then check out the deals we've found here ahead of Black Friday.

  • CycleopsHammer smart trainer — £1,000 £699.99 — buy now
  • Tacx Flux smart trainer — £565 £399 — buy now
  • Tacx Neo smart trainer — £1,199.99 £849.99 — buy now
  • Tacx Vortex smart trainer — £379 £324.99 — buy now
  • Elite Direto smart trainer — £769 £599.99 — buy now
  • Tacx Satori smart trainer — £284.999 £190.99 — buy now

Chain Reaction Cycles Black Friday deals

Chain Reaction Cycles is expected to start early again for Black Friday 2018
Chain Reaction Cycles is expected to start early again for Black Friday 2018

Chain Reaction Cycles normally has a huge range of offers on and around Black Friday, revealing deals throughout November.

The page is already showing the first of its deals, which will be shuffled every Thursday.

So far we've seen good deals on bikes, accessories and components, so there's bound to be something for everyone. Have a look at our top picks below. 

  • Rapha Classic Wind Jacket II — £145 £72.50 – buy now
  • Crank Brothers Highline dropper seatpost — £299 £119 – buy now
  • Fuji Gran Fondo 2.3 Disc road bike 2018 — £1,999.99 £999.99 – buy now
  • Tacx Neo Direct Drive smart trainer — £1,199 £849.99 – buy now
  • Garmin Edge 520 GPS — £239.99 £149.99 – buy now

Wiggle Black Friday deals

Wiggle ran hundreds of deals last year, there will plenty more for 2018
Wiggle ran hundreds of deals last year, there will plenty more for 2018

As they’re part of the same group, Wiggle and Chain Reaction Cycles are expected to have broadly similar deals across big-ticket items, but for those into triathlon or running, there are bound to be good some extra deals on Wiggle.

  • Gore Wear Gore-Tex Shakedry jacket — £250 £125 — buy now
  • Fast Forward Carbon F6R Tubular 60mm SP wheelset — £1,499 £749.99 — buy now
  • Tacx Neo Direct Drive smart trainer — £1,199  £849 — buy now
  • Garmin Edge 520 GPS — £239.99 £149.99 — buy now

To our surprise, there has been some difference between the two when releasing deals, so be sure to check out both pages! 

Ribble Black Friday deals

Ribble is the go-to place for discounted groupset deals, and Black Friday is expected to bring in a raft of extra bargains. There’s also likely to be heavy discounts across its own-brand bikes.

Ribble SL Dura Ace — £2,499 £1,699

Dura-Ace for £1,699?!
Dura-Ace for £1,699?!
We actually can't believe the price of this bike — £1,699 isn't far off the retail price of a Dura Ace groupset alone, so you're pretty much getting a free bike with this stonking deal at Ribble.
  • 30% off all Castelli using code BF30 — buy now
  • Shimano Dura Ace 9100 double groupset — only £1,359 — buy now
  • Giro Synthe MIPS — £249.99 £175 — buy now
  • Continental Grand Prix folding tyre — £34.95 £13.99 — buy now

Evans Cycles Black Friday deals

Evans is expected to have extensive deals online and in store
Evans is expected to have extensive deals online and in store

Evans is expected to have extensive Black Friday deals online and in store, with model year bikes often heavily discounted.

The first lot of deals has just arrived and you can find the best bargains on our Evans Black Friday page

In particular, Evans has extensive deals on Oakley sunglasses and Mavic wheels

Oakley Flak Beta Prizm Trail sunglasses — £125 £62.49

Summer is a long way away, but that doesn't make these sunnies any less tempting
Summer is a long way away, but that doesn't make these sunnies any less tempting

Summer may be some time away, but that doesn't make this excellent deal on some of Oakley's most popular glasses any less tempting. 

  • Cannondale Synapse Carbon Disc 105 2018 — £2,199 £1,500 — buy now

Halfords Black Friday deals

Halfords will be offering Black Friday deals
Halfords will be offering Black Friday deals

Halfords and its sibling cycling-specific store Cycle Republic are expected to have extensive deals on bikes and clothing as well as general discounts on useful items such as tools and storage.

Cycle Republic's deals are due to live on the big day itself, but Halfords has already released a number of early deals. These include deals on tools, bikes and lots more! 

Halfords Advanced 170 piece socket and ratchet set — £320 £125

So many tools!
So many tools!

If you’re looking to expand or start building a home bike workshop or just need a general toolkit, you could do much, much worse than this heavily discounted ratchet and spanner set from Halfords.

Buy Halfords’ Advanced 170-piece socket and ratchet set with a £195 saving

  • Voodoo Nakisi — £550 £440 — buy now

Road and mountain bike groupset Black Friday deals

Black Friday often brings amazing deals on groupsets
Black Friday often brings amazing deals on groupsets

If you do want to keep on riding whatever the weather, then why not refresh your bike with a new groupset. If you can't wait until 23 November, now's the chance to get your hands on that dream, top-tier gearing you always had your eye on.

GPS and Garmin Black Friday deals

We've rounded up the best Black Friday deals on GPS units for cyclists from around the web
We've rounded up the best Black Friday deals on GPS units for cyclists from around the web

Keep track of all your stats as you rack up the miles riding. Technology and electronics are usually heavily discounted for Black Friday and GPS devices are no exception with plenty of deals available already.

Go Outdoors Black Friday deals

Go Outdoors is offering an extra 20% off all its products for Black Friday. While it’s worth checking out all the accessories and components on offer, we’re particularly excited by the deals on the Calibre range of mountain bikes.

Calibre Bossnut Evo — £999 £799.20

At £800 the Bossnut Evo is an absolute steal
At £800 the Bossnut Evo is an absolute steal

The Bossnut has always been our top-pick for a mountain bike under £1000. Now you can get you hands on one for an outrageous £800!

  • Calibre Bossnut Evo Ladies — £999 £799.20 — buy now
  • Calibre Line 10 — £749 £599.20 — buy now
  • Calibre Front Guardian — £7 £5.60 — buy now

Argos Black Friday deals

It may not be the first retailer that springs to mind when you think of Black Friday deals for cyclists, but you’d be surprised what Argos has on offer!

UK-retailer Argos has a great selection of products and tech that are bound to be of interest to the avid cyclist, from home security to help keep your bikes safe through to shavers to keep those pins silky-smooth.

We’ve picked out a selection of the best Black Friday deals available.

FitBit Blaze smart watch — £129.00 £109.99

Keep track of your fitness day-to-day
Keep track of your fitness day-to-day

When you want to track fitness and heart-rate, but don’t want to go as full-on as a wearable GPS system, the Blaze Smart Watch is a good option.

Interchangeable straps mean you can keep it sporty or more business-like, and it’ll also track your steps, floors climbed, show workout summaries and more.

  • Philips OneBlade for face and body — £49.99 £33.33 — buy now
  • Ring Spotlight battery powered camera 2 pack — £349 £279.00 — buy now
  • Parrot AR Drone 2.0 Elite Edition drone — £129.99 £79.99 — buy now

Rapha Black Friday deals

Known for producing stylish-yet-understated kit, Rapha may be from the UK but is known the world over thanks to its sponsorship of pro cycling teams such as Canyon//SRAM

A selection of its premium-priced kit has been heavily discounted for the Black Friday weekend, including jerseys, bib shorts, waterproof jackets, gloves, accessories and more. Here's the standout bargains. 

Rapha Classic Rain Jacket II — £180 £126

Keep the rain off with this Rapha Classic jacket
Keep the rain off with this Rapha Classic jacket

Part of Rapha's Classic line, this jacket features the signature asymmetric zip, taped seams, long cuffs and a roomier fit to allow for layering on cold days. 

  • Rapha Women's Brevet Visibility Jacket — £140 £84 — buy now

John Lewis Black Friday deals

The premium retailer and cooperative it is known for its excellent customer service and product guarantees, which makes it a good place to purchase electrical goods from.

GoPro Hero 7 Silver — £279 £219

Get one of the latest GoPro cameras and get filming
Get one of the latest GoPro cameras and get filming

Get your mitts on one of the latest and greatest generations of the legendary GoPro action camera with a fairly chunky discount.

  • Garmin Vivoactive 3 GPS Smartwatch — £234.99 £219.99 — buy now
  • Apple Watch Series 3 — £279 £249 — buy now 

Tweeks Black Friday deals

Castelli Alpha Ros Light Jacket — £210 £105

big discounts on Castelli clobber from Tweeks
big discounts on Castelli clobber from Tweeks

Castelli jackets are amongst the most popular sold and for good reason. This particular jacket, the ROS (that's Rain Or Shine), is known for its versatility and claims to leave you as comfortably warm and dry as possible.

Rutland Cycling Black Friday deals

Rutland Cycling has a good mix of deals on everything from lights to tyres. We've picked out the best deals we could find here, but check out the Rutland Cycling Black Friday page for more bargains.

Shimano PD5800 105 SPD-SL pedals — £109.99 £58.99

Shimano 105 are a great road pedal option
Shimano 105 are a great road pedal option

We get on very well with the road Shimano SPD-SL system. 105 pedals basically the same performance as their higher-end siblings with a carbon fibre bodies, refined action and smooth pedalling.

  • Moon X-Power 1300 rechargeable front light — £182.99 £91.49 — buy now
  • 2018 Giant Reign 2 full suspension enduro bike — £2,648.99 £1,899.99 — buy now
  • Saris Bones 2-bike car rack — £139.99 £87.99 — buy now
  • Santini Pioggia bib tights — £124.99 £62.50 — buy now
  • Schwalbe mountain bike tyres — £58.99 £35.99 — buy now

Merlin Cycles Black Friday deals

Merlin is offering an extensive range of deals on wheels, frames and groupsets. There's a plethora of items on offer, so be sure to check out the Merlin Cycles Black Friday deals page.

Argon 18 Nitrogen frameset —  £2,499 £899

Start your road build at a much lower price than your dared to dream of
Start your road build at a much lower price than your dared to dream of

We’ve spotted this Argon 18 aero frameset with an outrageous 64% off. Could this be the perfect start for your dream build?

  • Transition Scout Carbon mountain bike frame — £2,799.95 £1,549 — buy now
  • Zipp 404/808 Firecrest carbon clincher pair —  £1,983 £1,249 — buy now
  • DT Swiss XMC1200 Carbon mountain bike wheelset —  £1,649 £925 — buy now
  • Giro Sentrie Techlace road shoes —  £220 £99.95 — buy now
  • Stage Power Meter Shimano Ultegra R8000 LR —  £94 £759.20 — buy now

ProBikeKit Black Friday deals

ProBikeKit has a range of deals on higher end kit, so if you have a hankering after premium kit at a bargain price then check out the ProBikeKit Black Friday deals.

Shimano Ultegra R8000 groupset — £999.99 £551.49

Pick up a bargain on a complete R8000 Ultegra groupset
Pick up a bargain on a complete R8000 Ultegra groupset

  • CycleOps Hammer direct drive smart trainer — £999.99 £699.99 — buy now
  • Scicon Aerocomfort 2.0 TSA bicycle travel case — £474.99 £239.99 — buy now
  • Lezyne Power Drive 1100i front light — £164.99 49.99 — buy now
  • Vittoria Latex Road inner tube — £14.99 £7.49 — buy now
  • Ritchey WCS Apex 38mm tubeless carbon clincher wheelset — £1589 £794.99 — buy now
  • Fizik R5B road shoes — £139.99 £62.99 — buy now

Amazon Black Friday bike deals

The world’s biggest online seller doesn’t have a dedicated page for cycling deals, but its general 2018 Black Friday deals page is already live.  

Tredz Black Friday deals

Tredz had deals across a number of different areas last year, with a particular focus on previous model year bikes. We expect the same for 2018.

JD Sports Black Friday bike deals

JD Sports may not be the go-to site for dedicated cycling enthusiasts, but its budget-focussed cycling kit can be a good option for beginners.

Article last updated 22nd November 2018

Jack Luke

Staff Writer, UK
Jack has been riding and fettling with bikes for his whole life. Always in search of the hippest new niche in cycling, Jack is a self-confessed gravel dork and thinks nothing of bivouacking on a beach after work. Also fond of cup and cone bearings, skids and tan wall tyres.
  • Discipline: Long days in the saddle by either road or mountain bike
  • Preferred Terrain: Happiest when on a rural road by the coast or crossing a remote mountain pass. Also partial to a cheeky gravel adventure or an arduous hike-a-bike.
  • Current Bikes: Custom Genesis Croix de Fer all road adventure wagon, Niner EMD 9.
  • Dream Bike: A rigid 44 Bikes Marauder, all black please.
  • Beer of Choice: Caesar Augustus
  • Location: Bristol, UK

Related Articles

Back to top