Bikes & Cycling Gear

  • Top 6 Winter cycling gloves

    Top 6 Winter cycling gloves

    2nd February 2016

    Nothing makes grim-weather riding more painful or dangerous than frozen fingers. Stay warm and dry this winter with our pick of six pairs of finger friends.

  • Buying direct: Scala Ultegra

    Buying direct: Scala Ultegra

    11th December 2015

    Buying online can be daunting but there are some savvy purchases to be made. Words: Guy Kesteven Photos: Mick Kirkman.

  • Endura: Laser scanning for aerodynamics

    Endura: Laser scanning for aerodynamics

    2nd December 2015

    As part of their search for improved aerodynamics, Movistar’s technical clothing partners Endura have utilised laser scanning technology. The set-up allows Endura to produce a 3D, 360° model of the riders in standing, and more importantly, riding positions which is…

  • Boardman Bikes 2016 range launch

    16th November 2015

    Boardman Bikes have launched their new “Elite Product Range” for 2016 as part of the company’s “new future direction.” The new Elite product range is first to receive the new creative treatment, with 37 new models enhanced and redeveloped.  “This is a…

  • CeramicSpeed announces collaboration with Squirt Lube

    12th November 2015

    CeramicSpeed UFO Chains will now be completed with Squirt Lube as the recommended lube for the maintenance of the racing chains, as part of a collaboration between to the two companies that was launched in October. The UFO racing chain is designed…

  • New launches from Mango bikes

    3rd November 2015

    British bike brand Mango has revealed three new products in the run up to Christmas. The Point R road bike, The Cro Mo Bruiser and The Ladies Classic are the latest releases from Mango.  The first bike from the new Mango Bikes…

  • Ride Review: Focus Izalco Chrono Max 2.0

    29th October 2015

    We put the Focus Izalco through its paces First Ride The biggest surprise was how friendly and easy to ride the Focus was. The slammed bar height needs a limber rider and the excellent Fizik saddle needs tipping nose down so not to anaesthetise your nethers. However if your…

  • Review: Orbea Ordu M20I LTD

    22nd October 2015

    The second of our mid range ride reviews. Words: Guy Kesteven, Photos: Mick Kirkman Ordu M20I LTD £5,899 orbea.com A custom bike built to any taste, but will it satisfy our demanding testers? Designed and then built to customer order in the northern Spanish mountains, Orbea’s Ordu is a proven top-level…