Chris Catchpole

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SRAM Force CX1 – One year on

Cyclocross racers have been bodging their bikes since the beginning of racing, and a popular mod has always been converting a standard 2 or 3 ring front chainset down to…


Eroica Britannia: a unique event

It’s a long bus ride to the Peak District from London, but I knew it would be worth it. I’ve heard good things. My trip to the Peaks is all…

Mavic CXR Ultimate

Mavic CXR Ultimate cycling shoes

Mavic’s CXR Ultimate road shoe is a unique piece of kit among the competition — a road shoe with an integrated aerodynamic flap. The cover combines a tough but smooth…


SRAM launches 1x Road groupsets 

At their new facility in San Luis Obispo, California, SRAM unveiled a genre spanning ‘1x Road’ groupset system available this summer


Inside the Ruta del Sol

As early season races go, the Ruta del Sol is certainly a toughie. A split stage on day one with a road race and a time trial, as well as…

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Ruta del Sol day one in pictures

The 2015 Ruta del Sol began with a tough opening split stage for the riders on Tuesday, with a 118km road race in the morning, before and 8.2km individual time…


Tannus Nymph solid tyres

For the last few years, Tannus has really been gaining traction (sorry!) with its solid tyres. A couple of months ago a representative from Tannus visited us here at Cycling…


Merida Reacto DA LTD

This £3,500 Merida Reacto DA LTD is the the most expensive non-pro version available. The bike World Tour team Lampre-Merida are currently using is known as the ‘Team-E’, and it…

Gore Bike Wear

Gore Oxygen 2.0 Gore-Tex Active jacket

Gore Oxygen 2.0 Gore-Tex Active jacket: An excellent jacket for the wettest conditions, the Gore Oxygen 2.0 Gore-Tex Active will keep you dry this winter

Assos jacket

Assos IJ.Habu.5 winter jacket

Assos IJ.Habu.5 winter jacket: A three season jacket that can be worn almost year round with well thought out layering


ILE Apex Day Pack

This isn’t the first time we’ve seen an ILE bag here at Cycling Weekly. We tested their Race Day bag and we liked some of the features, especially the materials,…


Wahoo KICKR trainer

The Wahoo KICKR has an ever-growing list of compatible apps, making it one of the most comprehensive trainers available for compatible open source software. Apps and training websites like Zwift…

Cycling Active Feb 2015

Cycling Active February 2015

Cycling Active magazine February 2015 issue is on sale now at WHSmith, major supermarkets and all good newagents priced £4.75


Pedal Ed Kanaya Jacket

Pedal Ed is a Japanese brand started back in 2007 by Hideto Suzuki. Like many trendy cycling brands out there, its story sounds quite familier. Frustrated by the lack of…


Pactimo Cascade jacket

Great for winter training, but without the warmth you'd need for anything close to freezing