Cycling Weekly

Bontrager-Super-Charger

The high level of finish really sets the Super Charger apart from its rivals in this test. In fact, its classy looks are more akin to a high-end kitchen gadget…

Topeak-Joe-Blow-Pro

Joint second when it came to accuracy and, as it turned out, our second favourite overall. We chose the Pro from Topeak’s extensive range of Joe Blow pumps as it’s…

Specialized-Air-Tool-Comp

If you’re after a straightforward, no frills piece of kit then this could be the pump for you. The connector doesn’t have an air bleed but it’s very easy to…

BBB-BFP-35-Air-Control

Nicely turned out but pretty basic sums up the BBB in six words. A few more will tell you that while the cast base is solid (until the little rubber…

Birzman-Zacoo-Mahoo-II

Another real looker, the Birzman’s polished aluminium design will appeal to the tool geek. The Snap-It connector is fast and easy once you get the hang of it, clicking on…

Axiom-Kompressair-G200A

The first thing that struck us about the G200A was the lock-on mountain bike grips. The second was that this pump isn’t all style over substance. The solid steel base…

SKS-Airmenius

The most expensive pump on test and a good choice for the professional workshop. It seems SKS has this kind of regular use in mind as it’s completely rebuildable, right…

Truflo-Airess

Quite a classy contender, with a durable powder-coated finish topped off with a very comfortable wooden handle. Ultra-stable in use and while clearly well engineered and built to last, it’s…

Lezyne-Steel-Digital-Drive

The only pump on test with a digital gauge that can switch between PSI and Bar, Lezyne’s Steel Digital Drive promises accuracy to within three per cent. Yet it’s even…

Cube-HPA

The least expensive pump on test, the HPA Floor Pump comes in well below our preferred price range for this test of £50-£90. However, as we’d only heard good things…

What do you buy someone who owns a bike shop? CW speaks to the boss of the NFTO team and owner of Hereford bike shop The Shed to find out

Returning from a back injury, world-class sprinter Jessica Varnish is training in preparation for the 2014 World Track Championships, where she hopes to lay the foundations to head to Rio…

This week CW talks to Dan Henchy of PBscience. He discusses how he got into cycle coaching, the methods he uses and the work he is doing in India