Bikes & Cycling Gear

  • 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.…

  • 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…

  • Best Disc Wheels For Triathlon

    14th June 2011

    We’ve reviewed five of the best disc wheels for triathlon to find out which will make you faster in your next race. REYNOLDS ELEMENT T £1,149 www.upgradebikes.co.uk Weight 1,203g Reynolds’ disc is a straightforward solid performer with particularly good braking.…

  • 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…

  • Catlike Chrono Aero Plus Helmet Review

    26th May 2011

    This top-notch aero helmet has made its presence felt at the Giro d’Italia. And it impressed our testers, too. £149.99 www.catlike.es/english This Catlike aero helmet isn’t brand new, but with such a strong pedigree, including a time trial win at…

  • 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…

  • Buyer’s Guide – Road Bikes

    6th May 2011

    Our handy and extensive Buyer’s Guide for road bikes is now available here for you to download and keep. We have trialled and tested some of the very best road bikes on the market in recent months, and have tabulated…

  • Louis Garneau Elite Laser Tek Tri Suit Review

    27th April 2011

    Coaching editor Phil Mosley rates this top-end tri suit for the summer ahead The designers at Louis Garneau have really done their homework with this new tri suit. First up are the laser-cut seams, which lie flat on your skin…

  • Zipp Service Course Bar and Stem Review

    26th April 2011

    Gear guru Guy Kesteven enjoys a top-quality ride courtesy of Zipp’s new Course components It’s designed as an affordable option, but Zipp’s Service Course cockpit certainly doesn’t feel cheap on the bike. The ‘short and shallow’ bar is a great…

  • Ashima Reaction Brake/Gear Cables Review

    20th April 2011

    These slick cables are the perfect complement to Ashima’s upgrade pads – and scored highly with our tester. The Reaction sets are top of Ashima’s cable range, upgrading the stainless steel Action + sets (£19.99) with a lighter, more flexible…