Decathlon deals are always special. The giant French sport retailer are renowned, in the road.cc office at least, for their incredible value, so when they start slashing prices left right and centre, we can't help but jolt upright in anticipation.
Today's selection features one of Decathlon's in-house brand BTwin's fantastic bicycles - the Triban 540 - alongside an insulated water bottle and a pair of tyres.
The offers aren't restricted to the BTwin department. They've got a discounted Garmin Edge 25 GPS cycling computer which we loved when we reviewed it here.
On top of that there's an absolutely huge bargain waiting for you if you're into pro cycling teams, and even if your not the FDJ waterproof gilet is an incredibly cheap and adaptable option for those summer months that are notoriously rainy in our country.
Finally there's a bargain bike rack for your car if you're thinking about going on a cycling holiday, and a pair of Michelin Pro4 Service Course tyres - which we loved when we reviewed them.
17% off BTwin's Triban 540
WAS £600.00 | NOW £499.99
BTwin's Triban range is a favourite of ours here at road.cc. Every time one of them has rolled through our office we've all been in awe of the value it represents and the quality of ride for the price tag.
The Triban 540, featured above, came into road.cc towers in its flat bar form. We did a first look then, and liked what we saw.
The bike is very very similar to the slightly more entry-level Triban 520 which we reviewed and praised to the high heavens last year.
They share a frame, but the 540 comes equipped with Shimano's improved 105 groupset. It's a fantastically nippy bike, and you really can't beat it for value.
5% off Garmin's Edge 25 ANT+ GPS Cycling Computer
WAS £104.99 | NOW £99.99
We adore this little guy here at road.cc.
Our tech editor David Arthur gave it a stonking 9/10 when he reviewed it, and Decathlon have it at possibly its lowest price in the UK. It also lists its RRP lower than everywhere else - so that 5% discount doesn't quite do it justice.
This neat £99.99 package is a fantastic and understated riding companion.
40% off BTwin's Insulated Cycling Bottle
WAS £4.99 | NOW £2.99
Now, now, review scores aren't everything. We really think you ought to give all of our reviews a thorough read if you're considering buying anything.
If you delve deeper than the frightening 2/10 review score that our man Jo Burt gave this BTwin insulated bottle, you'll notice that most of the criticism comes from the bottles difficulties in keeping drinks hot - which shouldn't be a consideration of yours in the coming months.
If you like your drinks cool, rather than warm - which they will be under the summer sun - then this bottle will keep your drink cool. Seriously, it says so in the review.
Also, at this bargain price, you'll be paying more for a decent bottle. So, if drink temperature is of importance to you, you'll struggle to find anything that'll fit in your bottle holder and will keep your drink cool for a similar price.
75% off BTwin's FDJ.fr Waterproof Cycling Gilet
WAS £59.99 | NOW £14.99
We know that 'the rules' have a lot against wearing team kit. But as we've stated hundreds of times here at road.cc, we do not, have not, and will never subscribe to such divisive rules.
The FDJ livery is not why this gilet was worth £60. It was worth £60 because it did a great job at keeping your torso dry and protected from the wind on showery days - of which there'll be plenty in the coming months.
At £14.99 it's an absolutely enormous bargain. If you like the FDJ colouring, or you can overlook it, you'll have a great deal on your hands.
- Read more: road.cc's best cycling gilets buyer's guide
21% off Automaxi's TowVoyage Rapid Towbar Cycle Carrier
WAS £119.99 | NOW £94.99
Are you planning a holiday with your bike? Are you set on the bike rack front?
If not, check out our buyer's guide below which lays out exactly what you should be looking for in a rack, as well as the advantages and disadvantages of each type.
This Automaxi rack is a towballer. In the guide below we state that a towball rack's disadvantasgges are restricted access to the boot - which is better than having no use of a boot beccause your bike's in it - as well as the need for a number plate and light board.
Fortnuately, the Automaxi comes with a number plate and light board. So you're golden.
25% off BTwin's Resist 5 Protect Road Bike Tyres
WAS £19.99 | NOW £14.99
If you took part in our puncture-heavy #mycyclingweekend competition this weekend, or at least read it, you'll be well aware of the inconveniences, scares and dangers of punctures.
If you'd like to head them off now, but you're on a tight budget, look no further than BTwin's Resist range.
We reviewed the 9's in February. These are their slightly heavier - and therefore arguably more resiliant - brothers the 5's.
22% off Michelin's Pro4 Service Course Road Bike Tyres
WAS £45.98 | NOW £35.99
Finally, Michelin's Pro4 Service Course tyres.
We've called them the perfect summer riding tyres in the past. And we stand by that assessment, especially in the light of our man David Arthur's review, which you can read below.
In the review you'll find out that not only are the tyres grippy, durable and have a fast, consistent roll, our man found them "surprisingly comfortable," and "confidence inspiring."
Elliot joined team road.cc bright eyed, bushy tailed, and straight out of university.
Raised in front of cathode ray tube screens bearing the images of Miguel Indurain and Lance Armstrong, Elliot's always had cycling in his veins.
His balance was found on a Y-framed mountain bike around South London suburbs in the 90s, while his first taste of freedom came when he claimed his father's Giant hybrid as his own at age 16.
When Elliot's not writing for road.cc about two-wheeled sustainable transportation, he's focussing on business sustainability and the challenges facing our planet in the years to come.