Bikes & Cycling Gear

  • Vittoria Corsa Evo Tri Inner Tubes Review

    23rd October 2010

    We liked these inner tubes from Vittoria so much that we gave them an award. What’s so great about them? £59.99 www.chickencycles.co.uk Latex inner tubes, which are common in racing tubulars, can lose as much 10-20PSI when left in transition…

  • 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…

  • Tri Suit Reviews: £100 Plus

    1st September 2010

    We review 4 high-end tri suits. 2XU Endurance Tri Suit £100 www.2xushop.co.uk Overall feel of this suit was really good. It’s made using 2XU’s SBR Cool fabric, which noticeably does as it promises: compresses muscles to reduce fatigue, and keeps…

  • Boardman Road Team Carbon FI Bike Review

    1st September 2010

    This Boardman Road Team Carbon FI is just for the ladies. We put it through the Four Ride review. First Ride Back in autumn, Chris Boardman assured us their ‘female informed’ (Fi) bikes will feel just as racy as their male…