Bikes & Cycling Gear

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Best Sunglasses For Triathlon Review 2011

    13th September 2011

    We review 13 of 2011’s best sunglasses for triathlon to help you see your way to victory Check out our newest sunglasses reviews here. Find more group tests from Triathlon Plus in our other best triathlon gear reviews. Madison D’Arcs…

  • Best Bike Shoes For Triathlon Review 2011

    12th September 2011

    We’ve reviewed 15 of the best bike shoes for triathlon to see which pump up your pedal power Find more group tests from Triathlon Plus in our other best triathlon gear reviews. Pearl Izumi Tri Fly III £79.99 Weight (per…

  • Triathlon A-Z – Bike Jargon Buster

    12th September 2011

    Befuddled by a technical bike term? Check out our triathlon A-Z bike jargon buster and learn your butts from your bottom brackets! Numbers A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q…

  • Triathlon Gear Sales Buying Advice

    12th September 2011

    As 2012 triathlon gear arrives in stock, the sales begin. We’ve put together group tests of the best gear reviewed in Triathlon Plus this year to inform your bargain buys and make sure you get the most for your money.…