Bike Reviews

  • Bike Test: Fuji Sportif 2.5

    Bike Test: Fuji Sportif 2.5

    23rd June 2015

    Floaty and sensitive…Could this be the sub £500 ride we’ve all been waiting for? Fuji Sportif 2.5 £400 evancycles.com The 14 speed spec of the Fuji looks poor on paper but the outstanding ride quality of the frame and forks plus some really neat design…

  • Bike Test: BMC Granfondo GF01 105 Disc

    4th April 2015

    We put the BMC Granfondo GF01 105 Disc to the test in our comprehensive bike test. See how it rated… A brutally fast bike, yet one that won’t beat up its rider on rough roads 2,500 evanscycles.com The Italian phrase…

  • Bike Test: Bianchi Sempre Pro Ultegra

    18th March 2015

    With Italian style and smooth handling, this Bianchi Sempre Pro Ultegra sets up a long day nicely. £2,300 wheelies.co.uk  Classic Italian bike manufacturer Bianchi makes a whole range of road bikes including several in the comfort oriented C2C range. The direct equivalent…

  • Scott Addict Team Issue Triathlon Bike Review

    12th February 2015

    Weighing just more than six bags of sugar and with a top-end spec, the Scott Addict Team Issue really is pro-level equipment for the masses… Scott Addict Team Issue TT/Triathlon bike tested, rated and reviewed.  £4,799 evanscycles.com First Ride 1. The…

  • Orbea Ordu OME M20i Ltd First Ride Review

    2nd December 2014

    We put brand new triathlon bikes to the test in our four ride review. See how the Orbea Ordu OME M20i Ltd fared… First Ride This is Orbea’s new mass market triathlon bike. It’s 17 per cent stiffer and generates 16…

  • Bianchi Via Nirone 7 Dama First Ride Bike Review

    6th January 2014

    We take the Bianchi via Nirone 7 Dama out for our four ride bike review First Ride This entry-level women’s ride is rich with beautiful features, as you’d expect from a brand with Bianchi’s 125-year heritage: custom branded wheels, white…

  • Felt AR2 2014 Bike Review

    3rd January 2014

    The new Felt AR2 aero road bike ridden, reviewed and rated Felt AR2 2014 £4,499 saddleback.co.uk The AR aero series has been in Felt’s arsenal for a while, but they’ve rolled out a new chassis. Do the heady claims of…

  • Specialized Venge Expert 2014 Bike Review

    21st December 2013

    The Specialized Venge Expert aero road bike ridden, reviewed and rated Specialized Venge Expert £3,500 specialized.com The Venge has been around for a few seasons now and in typical Specialized style it’s a really well-rounded and easy to ride complete…

  • Liv/Giant Avail Composite Bike Review

    7th December 2013

    We test the Liv/Giant Avail Composite women’s road bike Liv/Giant Avail Composite (2013) £1,899 giant-bicycles.com The liv/giant Avail Composite 1 comes from a very prestigious family of road bikes. The Giant Defy Advanced won Bike Of The Year 2013 in…

  • Felt ZW4 Bike Review

    30th November 2013

    We review the Felt ZW4 women’s bike Felt ZW4  (2013) £1,799 feltbicycles.com Another pro approved frame – as ridden by the Exergy Twenty16 team – the ZW4 sits at the top of Felt’s women’s-specific range in the UK (US riders…