Bikes & Cycling Gear

  • Boardman Air/TT 9.8 Bike Review

    13th October 2011

    We see how the new Boadman Boardman Air/TT 9.8 does in our Four Ride review. FIRST RIDE The new Boardman Air/TT 9.8 The Boardman Air/TT 9.8 is the jewel in the crown of Boardman’s four-bike time trial/tri range. Its black…

  • Michelin Pro Optimum Tyres Review

    11th October 2011

    Michelin Pro Optimum 700x25c Tyres £35.99 www.michelin.co.uk, www.hotlines-uk.com A great all season tyre There’s no escaping that dirty wet autumn/winter weather and dark nights, hidden potholes and other debris are only just around the corner. Michelin’s new meatier Pro Optimum…

  • Ironman Gear: Essential Race-day Kit

    7th October 2011

    Planning your first Ironman triathlon? There are a few extra bits you might want to add to your tri gear collection. SEPARATES However much us triathletes love our unitards, your beloved all-in-one tri suit might have to stay in the…

  • Effeto Mariposa Giustaforza II Torque Wrench Review

    3rd October 2011

    Effeto Mariposa Giustaforza II Torque Wrench £114.95 www.effettomariposa.eu, www.upgradebikes.co.uk Effeto Mariposa Giustaforza II Torque Wrench A nice shiny tin makes any product more appealing, but the newest Giustaforza torque wrench is a genuinely very useful tool for the home mechanic…

  • Elite Aeton Drink System Review

    27th September 2011

    Elite Aeton Drink System £29.99 www.madison.co.uk Elite Aeton Drink System Elite are the most popular bottle choice among professional roadies and now they want to squeeze their way into the tri market with this easy-fit drinking system. Using an aero…

  • Quintana Roo CD0.1 Bike Review

    22nd September 2011

    We review the Quintana Roo CD0.1 Ironman triathlon bike Quintana Roo CD0.1 Quintana Roo CD0.1 £1,999.99 evanscycles.com, quintanarootri.com Quintana Roo was the original triathlon-specific bike brand, pioneering features such as super-steep seat angles for post-run riding. It’s still pushing the…

  • Cervelo P3C Bike Review

    22nd September 2011

    We review the Cervelo P3C Ironman triathlon bike Cervelo P3C Cervelo P3C £2,199.99 (frame and fork) cervelo.co.uk, madison.co.uk If there’s any bike that doesn’t need an introduction it’s Cervelo’s P3 carbon. Officially the most successful aero bike ever built it’s the…

  • 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 Shiv Tri Module Bike Review

    22nd September 2011

    We review the Specialized Shiv Tri Module Ironman triathlon bike Specialized Shiv Tri Module Specialized Shiv Tri Module £4,199 (frame and fork) specialized.com Specialized took some big risks with its radical Shiv triathlon bike, not least naming it after the…

  • Best Carbon Aero Wheels For Triathlon Review 2011

    16th September 2011

    We’ve reviewed 18 of 2011’s best carbon aero wheels for triathlon but which will give you the ultimate race-day advantage? Check out our most up to date aero wheel reviews here. Find more group tests from Triathlon Plus in our…