Bike Reviews

  • Felt B12 Bike Review

    4th October 2013

    We test the Felt B12 triathlon bike Felt B12  £2,099 feltbicycles.com Felt is one of the original tri bike brands and the choice of champions such as Mirinda Carfrae. The B12 offers a wide fit range in a comprehensive Ironman-ready complete bike…

  • Boardman AiR/TT 9.0 Bike Review

    27th September 2013

    We test the Boardman AiR/TT 9.0 triathlon bike Boardman AiR/TT 9.0  £2,000 boardmanbikes.com Apart from some slight material changes, Boardman’s AiR/TT 9.0 is a mirror image of the AiR/TT 9.8 blasted across the Kona lava fields by Ironman world champ Pete Jacobs.…

  • Giant Trinity Composite 2 Bike Review

    20th September 2013

    We test the Giant Trinity Composite 2 triathlon bike Giant Trinity Composite 2  £1,899 giant-bicycles.com The radical Trinity Advanced SL frameset ridden by Power Horse athlete Timo Bracht may be a true thoroughbred, but when it comes to real-life racing and riding,…

  • Felt B12 First Ride Bike Review

    16th September 2013

    We take the Felt B12 TT bike for a spin Felt B12 £2,099 feltbicycles.com / saddleback.co.uk First ride Designed to allow a more upright position than Felt’s aggressive DA series bikes, the B12 was comfortable from the first ride. It…

  • Massi Pro SL Twin-Sys Ultegra Bike Review

    13th September 2013

    We test the new Massi Pro SL Twin-Sys Ultegra road bike Massi Pro SL Twin-Sys Ultegra  £3,500 casamasferrer.com / r53sport.com Bikes from Spanish brand Massi are a relatively rare sight in the UK but there’s a lot to like about the distinctly…

  • Cannondale SuperSix Evo Red Bike Review

    6th September 2013

    We put the new ‘affordable’ Cannondale SuperSix Evo road bike to the test Cannondale SuperSix Evo Red  £3,500 cannondale.com Seeing as Cannondale’s SuperSix Evo Hi-Mod is our favourite ever all-round frame from hundreds we’ve tested, we were apprehensive about testing the new…

  • Giant TCR Advanced SL 4 Bike Review

    30th August 2013

    We test the Giant TCR Advanced SL 4 road bike Giant TCR Advanced SL 4  £3,249 giant-bicycles.com If you like your bikes punchy and aggressive, then you’ll find few better allies for your biking brawls than the outstandingly muscular and accurate Giant…

  • BMC Racemachine RM01 Ultegra Bike Review

    23rd August 2013

    We test BMC’s distinctive-looking Racemachine RM01 Ultegra road bike BMC Racemachine RM01 Ultegra  £3,100 evanscycles.com It’s been around for a couple of years but rolling updates mean BMC’s distinctive-looking and efficiently smooth-riding Swiss speedster deserves a look for more subtle, long-haul riders.…

  • Marin Verona T3 Bike Review

    16th August 2013

    We test the new Marin Verona T3 carbon road bike Marin Verona T3 £1,399.99 Total weight 8.74kg; frame 0.99kg; fork 0.65kg (55.5cm) marin.co.uk + Understated, subtle looks + Very comfortable ride – Not as stiff as the competition – BB and headset…

  • Felt Z6 Bike Review

    9th August 2013

    We test the latest Felt Z6 carbon road bike Felt Z6 £1,399 Total weight 8.5kg; frame 1.04kg; fork 0.38kg (56cm) feltbicycles.com / saddleback.co.uk + Impressively low weight and lively ride + Really flatters your efforts – Colour scheme isn’t the most subtle –…