Bike Reviews

  • Lapierre Aerostorm Bike Review

    9th February 2012

    We review the Lapierre Aerostorm Ironman triathlon bike Lapierre Aerostorm £3,099.99 (frame, fork, seatpost, stem) hotlines-uk.com, cycles-lapierre.fr This unique looking, pro-team proven French clock hunter is definitely going to turn heads in transition, and it’s a proper straight-line super-fast TGV…

  • Felt DA2 Bike Review

    9th February 2012

    We review the Felt DA2 Ironman triathlon bike Felt DA2 £6,199 (complete bike) saddleback.co.uk, feltbicycles.com This has been one of our favourite bikes of past years, but is Felt’s multi-adjustable, impressively comfortable, early digital-shift-adopting DA2 complete bike a match for…

  • Blue AC1 SL Bike Review

    2nd February 2012

    We see how the Blue AC1 SL holds up against our Four Ride review. FIRST RIDE Our test bike came with SRAM Red, TRP R970SL magnesium brakes, a Fizik Arione VS saddle and an Aerus cockpit with a carbon handlebar…

  • Sub-£4000 Road Bikes Head To Head Review

    12th January 2012

    We review four of the best road bikes for under £4,000 If you want a top performing bike, £3,000-4,000 is a sweet spot. Below the stratosphere of superbikes bought by those for whom money is no object, manufacturers know that…

  • Scott Foil 20 Bike Review

    12th January 2012

    We review the Scott Foil 20 aero road bike Scott Foil 20 £2,799 scott-sports.com We all know the value of a great aero set-up for an Ironman event – a dedicated tri bike, wheels and helmet can get you to T2…

  • Stevens Ventoux Ultegra Bike Review

    12th January 2012

    We review the Stevens Ventoux Ultegra road bike Stevens Ventoux Ultegra £3,099 stevensbikes.de / hargrovescycles.co.uk Stevens is a new brand to the UK. It’s German, so no doubt you already have a few preconceptions about it. But is the Ventoux more like…

  • Trigon RQC-29 Bike Review

    12th January 2012

    We review the Trigon RQC-29 road bike Trigon RQC-29 £3,849 trigon-cycles.com Trigon is a Taiwanese carbon fibre specialist which, until a few years ago, only made frames and parts for other top brands (including Shimano Pro and Pinarello). Then the…

  • Cannondale Supersix Evo 2 Red Bike Review

    12th January 2012

    We review the Cannondale SuperSix Evo 2 Red road bike Cannondale SuperSix Evo 2 Red £3,995 cannondale.com We’re not forgetting for one moment that £4,000 is a lot of money but this bike is very good value. The only frame you…

  • Felt F1 Bike Review

    5th January 2012

    We put this stunning superbike from Felt through its paces in our Four Ride review. FIRST RIDE Stealthy is one way to describe the F1. Each frame is handmade, which is complimented with high-end kit: Shimano’s electronic Di2 groupset, ergonomic…

  • Vitus Zenium Bike Review

    15th December 2011

    We review the Vitus Zenium beginner road bike Vitus Zenium £699 vitusbikes.com The Vitus brand has recently been rebuilt from the ground up by online retail powerhouse Chain Reaction Cycles and, as this bike demonstrates, the 2012 line-up looks set…