The 1860 hub is our Pearson journal. Stories of old and new. People and places. News and culture. Please join us in conversation.

  • 2021 REVIEW. WELL THAT WENT WELL.

    2021 REVIEW. WELL THAT WENT WELL.

    2 comments
    As we bid farewell to another year of the pandemic, Pearson looks back at some of the seismic events of the past 12 months. (And some not so much). The period between Christmas and New Year is a time to take stock. Few stories better captures this spirit of reflection than Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol. Regular Pearson followers will know we’ve always felt a bit of a bond...
  • Bling Bling - coming through

    Bling Bling - coming through

    Your guarantee of cycling quality for the better part of a hundred and sixty years, in 2022 the Pearson rose head badge is set to get a glamorous makeover. At Pearson, you might say we have a thing about heritage. It’s hard not to, when you’re the world’s oldest bike company and run by the fifth consecutive generation...
  • IT'S A COP-OUT

    IT'S A COP-OUT

    The Cop26 summit held in Glasgow over the past fortnight has offered genuine hope for the future. Some say cycling wasn’t given its due at the event but to simply heap the blame on Bojo and co is to miss a key point. Picture by UK Green Building CouncilWith the Cop26 climate conference having drawn to a close, representatives of the attending nations are...
  • The bicycle. A golden opportunity to change gear.-Pearson1860

    The bicycle. A golden opportunity to change gear.

    1 comment
    Despite such a terrible backdrop of the Covid crisis, this is truly a golden opportunity to make cycling a serious part of our daily transport. Not just for London, but across our nation’s towns and cities. The reasons are many.
  • Gravel Unravelled Evening. Pearson Sheen-Pearson1860

    Gravel Unravelled Evening. Pearson Sheen

    A demystification of gravel riding for all types of rider interested in this exciting new form of cycling. Talks and experiences from experts and newly adopted gravel riders.
  • When Adventure Comes Calling

    When Adventure Comes Calling

    Our new Adventure products are created for customers who take the road less travelled.
The cookie settings on this website are set to 'allow all cookies' to give you the very best experience. Please click Accept Cookies to continue to use the site.
You have successfully subscribed!