Bike Reviews

  • Boardman SLS 9.0 Road Bike Review

    17th February 2014

    Boardman’s superb SLS 9.0 road bike ridden, reviewed and rated Boardman SLS 9.0 £1,899 boardmanbikes.com Boardman has had the performance spectrum covered with its AiR aero bike and SLR race bike for a while, but the totally new SLS moves…

  • Trek Domane 4.3 Road Bike Review

    8th February 2014

    The Trek Domane 4.3 ridden, reviewed and rated Trek Domane 4.3 £1,800 trekbikes.com/uk Trek’s 4 series Domanes are the entry level carbon fibre frames of Trek’s unique articulated frame long haul bikes. Is the hinged frame all hype or a…

  • Cube Aerium HPA Pro First Ride Bike Review

    3rd February 2014

    We test the Cube Aerium HPA Pro triathlon bike in our four ride review First Ride The Cube Aerium is a tidy aero-profiled alloy road frame, with clip-on extensions added to the standard drop bars. There’s enough wind-cheating promise to have…

  • Wilier Montegrappa Elite Road Bike Review

    Wilier Montegrappa Elite Road Bike Review

    1st February 2014

    We review the classy Wilier Montegrappa Elite road bike Wilier Montegrappa Elite £1,000 wilierbikes.co.uk Wilier Triestina may be less well known in Britain than the likes of Boardman, Cube or Cinelli, but the Italian company has more than a hundred…

  • Cube Peloton Race Bike Review

    25th January 2014

    The £1,000 Cube Peloton Race ridden, reviewed and rated Cube Peloton Race £1,000 cube.eu Cube is known for producing good-looking, well-priced bikes. Its Peloton Race may ‘only’ have an aluminium frame, but it has managed some of the best kit…

  • Cinelli Experience Road Bike Review

    18th January 2014

    We review the £1,000 Cinelli Experience road bike Cinelli Experience £1,000 cinelli.it; fatbirds.co.uk Italian company Cinelli has a long and successful history when it comes to making bikes – including constructing the radical hour record-breaking bike for Francesco Moser. The…

  • 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…

  • Wilier Cento 1 Air Ultegra Bike Review

    28th December 2013

    The Wilier Cento 1 Air Ultegra aero road bike ridden, reviewed and rated Wilier Cento 1 Air Ultegra £3,750 wilierbikes.co.uk We were big fans of the Wilier Twin Blade time trial bike when we tested it earlier this year and…

  • Gear Of The Year: Best Road Bike 2013

    25th December 2013

    The sublime Cannondale Supersix Evo Red scoops our road bike of the year award Our Gear of the Year awards celebrate the finest triathlon gear we’ve tested over 2013. While some old favourites still shine though, innovative new tech has…