Bike Reviews

  • Ceepo Venom Bike Review

    22nd September 2011

    We review the Ceepo Venom Ironman triathlon bike Ceepo Venom Ceepo Venom £2,400 (frame and fork) tclsports.co.uk, ceepo.com Ceepo is the official bike partner of Ironman, with a four-bike aero frame family giving it an increasingly larger slice of the…

  • Specialized Tarmac SL4 First Ride Bike Review

    15th September 2011

    The Specialized Tarmac SL4 is given the First Ride review treatment. FIRST RIDE The tarmac sl4 is the latest evolution of Specialized’s super-light road-race machine. It tips the scales at just under 2kg for the frame, fork, seatpost, headset and…

  • Lightweight Road Bikes For Triathlon Head To Head Review

    14th September 2011

    We review four of the best lightweight road bikes for triathlon There are some brutally hilly courses on the UK multi-sport calendar, and having an ultralight bike that can climb with effortless ease doesn’t just make heading into the mountains…

  • Canyon Ultimate CF SLX 9.0 SL (2011) Bike Review

    14th September 2011

    We review the Canyon Ultimate CF SLX 9.0 SL road bike Canyon Ultimate CF SLX 9.0 SL £3,500 canyon.com German direct-sales brand Canyon has finally got a dedicated UK service centre and its Ultimate CF SLX is truly outstanding in terms…

  • Specialized Tarmac Pro SL3 Bike Review

    14th September 2011

    We review the Specialized Tarmac Pro SL3 road bike Specialized Tarmac Pro SL3 (2011) £3,999.99 specialized.com Specialized’s super-light Tarmac S-Works has dominated the climbing stages of the Tour de France since it appeared. The SL3 uses the same shape in…

  • Scott Addict R1 Bike Review

    14th September 2011

    We review the Scott Addict R1 road bike Scott Addict R1  £5,500 scottusa.com One of the most successful bikes in the pro peloton, Scott’s R1 combines gravity cheating frame weight with an addictively aggressive on-road persona. Outstanding performance doesn’t mean…

  • Cervelo R5CA Bike Review

    14th September 2011

    We review the Cervelo R5CA road bike Cervelo R5CA £11,500 madison.co.uk Cervelo’s £3,500 R5 frame is already one of the lightest, stiffest, most innovative and most prestigious road frames available. However Cervelo’s own design engineers hand-build this limited-edition Project California…

  • Affordable Aero Bikes Head To Head Review

    15th June 2011

    We review four of the best aero road bikes that provide the perfect building blocks for your step up to serious speed Finding your perfect triathlon bike can save you minutes You’ve done enough events and triathlon training to know…

  • Quintana Roo Project Illicito

    28th May 2011

    This sexy, carbon, limited-edition, revolutionary frame is their most aerodynamic bike ever. Quintana Roo’s Project Illicito could represent the next leap in triathlon-specific cycle design. Based loosely on the company’s current flagship model the CD0.1, it features one major difference…

  • M.Cipollini RB1000 First Ride Bike Review

    7th May 2011

    We put the M.Cipollini RB1000 through our First Ride review The M.Cipollini RB1000 is the flagship model from the Tour de France sprinter Mario Cipollini First Ride Mario Cipollini is the legendary Italian cyclist specialist in sprinting, with 189 victories to…