Bikes & Cycling Gear

  • Best Tyres For Triathlon Review

    18th April 2011

    We’ve reviewed five of the best clincher tyres for triathlon to give you the verdict on the latest racing rubber. 1 Maxxis Xenith Equipe Legere £38.99 Weight 151g www.oneindustrieseurope.co.uk www.maxxis.com Xenith’s light weight means they accelerate fast and stick like…

  • Fuji Aloha 1.0 Bike Review

    16th April 2011

    We review the Fuji Aloha 1.0 Ironman triathlon bike Fuji Aloha 1.0 £1,399.99 fujibikes.com Fuji produces a full range of aero machines and even its entry-level bike ticks most top-end feature boxes to produce a good-looking and super-friendly introduction to…

  • Giant Trinity Bike Review

    7th April 2011

    We review the Giant Trinity Ironman triathlon bike Giant Trinity Price: £1,499.99 giantbicycles.com/uk Frame and Fork The short, rounded head tube plus a deep, thin down tube and similarly shaped seat tube with half-depth wheelhugger cutout and deep aero seatpost…

  • Strada 50mm Carbon Tubular Wheelset Review

    6th April 2011

    We reviewed the new bespoke These new bespoke 50mm Carbon Tubular Wheelset from Strada. Did they live up to their lofty reputation and impress our tester? Strada are a relatively new company who hand-build wheels in Britain to your exact…

  • Moser Speed 105 First Ride Bike Review

    31st March 2011

    We put the Moser Speed 105 through its paces in our First Ride review FIRST RIDE Francesco Moser was a legendary Italian road cyclist and record holder in the 1970s and ’80s and now his name is on a ninestrong…

  • NeilPryde Alize First Ride Bike Review

    27th March 2011

    We put one of NeilPryde’s flagship bikes to the test in our First Ride review First Ride The Alize is a new aero road bike from NeilPryde. Our test ride was a carbon Ultegra build with Mavic Ksyrium Elite Wheels.…

  • Best Triathlon Aerobars Review 2011

    24th March 2011

    We’ve reviewed the best triathlon clip-on aero bars on the market, so which are deserving of your money? RSP Clip-on Aero bar £49.99 Weight 568g www.raleigh.co.uk Raleigh have revived their once-revered Raleigh Special Products name to replace their Outland brand,…

  • Boardman Road Pro Carbon 2011 Bike Review

    22nd March 2011

    Our gear test guru Guy Kesteven had a go on the Boardman Road Pro Carbon 2011 (£1,799) for issue 26 of Triathlon Plus magazine and enjoyed its top-value aero ride. Boardman’s high-performance, high-value bikes have made a massive impact on…

  • Felt AR3 Bike Review

    10th March 2011

    Guy Kesteven tested the Felt AR3 aero road bike (£3,700) for Issue 26 of Triathlon Plus magazine and found an outstandingly charismatic ride. Felt’s roots are set into the tri scene so it’s no surprise that it was an early…

  • All I want for Christmas…

    23rd December 2010

    … is a slot for Kona 2011? A lovely new Shiv or P4? A sub-35 minute 10K? Dream on. But you can avoid the usual last-minute gift pitfalls with our tri alternatives for the multisport athletes in your life. Swap…