Bikes & Cycling Gear

  • Bontrager Air Rush Road Pump Review

    21st October 2010

    This superb value pump from Bontrager scooped an award in issue 19 of Triathlon Plus. So what makes it so good? £22.99 www.bontrager.com This Bontrager inflator delivers a neat double whammy. The conventional low volume, but high-pressure compatible 68g mini…

  • Chamois Butt’r Euro Style Review

    12th October 2010

    This shorts cream from Chamois Butt’r is one of the best on the market, and your rear-end will thank you for it. £12.99 Shorts creams can make a massive difference to your bum comfort and this tubful is one of…

  • SDG Formula TT Saddle Review

    5th October 2010

    This saddle and seat post from SDG is more adjustable than most of its rivals and scored well with our reviewers. Saddle: £89.95 I-Beam Micro Carbon Seat Post: £89.95 www.silverfish-uk.com The Formula TT I-Beam stands out from the tri-saddle crowd…

  • Ceepo Grace First Ride Bike Review

    1st October 2010

    We put the women’s-specific Ceepo Grace tri bike through its paces in our First Ride review First Ride Ceepo have added a women’s tri bike to their range. The Grace has a striking flowery pink design, plus ‘Iron Girl’ emblazoned…

  • Zoot Tri-Fit Race Suit 2010 Review

    30th September 2010

    This tri suit from Zoot is one of the very best on the market, and great value too. So why were our testers so impressed? £85 www.zootsports.com This tri suit arrived too late for our group test in issue 19…

  • Mavic Ksyrium K10 Wheelset Review

    26th September 2010

    This tyre and wheel combo from Mavic isn’t cheap, but the K10s are light, tough and have an impressive feel. £899 www.mavic.com Mavic have been making rims since 1935 and complete wheels since 1994, but the K10s are their first…

  • Time Ulteam Tri Carbon Shoes Review

    25th September 2010

    Time are more well known for their excellent frames and pedals, so how do their tri shoes measure up? £139.95 www.chickencycles.co.uk Pedal and frame manufacturers Time only do one tri shoe, so they’ve made sure it’s a good one. The…

  • Triathlon Bikes: Beginners’ Guide

    1st September 2010

    The biggest purchase you’ll make for triathlon is also the one that can make the most difference to your race finish time and, more importantly, your experience. Triathlon Bike vs Road Bike The big question facing every triathlete when choosing…

  • Tri Suit Reviews: Under £80

    1st September 2010

    We review the best entry-level tri suits under £80. More Mile Tri Suit £29.99 www.startfitness.co.uk We’ve never seen a tri race suit for less than 50 quid before and were intrigued to see how this would perform. While it couldn’t…

  • Tri Suit Reviews: £80-£100

    1st September 2010

    These four tri suits all come in at £100 or less, but they’re a bit of a mixed bunch… Craft Elite Tri Suit £80 www.craft.se The first suit in our test to go by the name Elite just about lives…