Mike Hawkins


Finish Line Chill Zone rust freeing spray

Rusted and corroded bike parts can be a pain to get shifted. From the seatpost that’s stuck in the frame or bottom brackets cups that have seen one season too…


Assos L1 Insulator gloves

Springtime often leaves you scratching your head as to which glove is best to wear. A ride may start off chilly, warm up, get wet then end 
in sunshine. Our…


K Edge Garmin Edge mount

Beautifully crafted, the latest Garmin mount from K Edge is a class act. The twin bolt design is a doddle to fit to a 31.8mm bar and clamps down snugly.…


Castelli Poggio Jacket

We put on Castelli's £159 Poggio jacket and find it good for spring and autumn riding


Lightweight Urgestalt Road Bike

Famous for the wheels that it 
had the audacity to call Standard, Lightweight has grown over the years and now has a few wheel options, but this is the first…


Assos Skinfoil Early Winter base layer

Arguably the most versatile in Assos’s range of base layers, the Early Winter works well under a summer jersey — kind of like a set of arm-warmers and baselayer combined…


Castelli Diluvio Deluxe glove

On the face of it the Diluvio is an outstanding winter glove, exceedingly well cut and constructed with a long gauntlet for wrist coverage, palm-gripper and a nose-wipe. What’s not…


Le Col Mizuro B5 winter jacket

Steady evolution marks the changes for Le Col’s winter jacket and we’ve charted every version so far. This year’s Mizuro gains minor alterations, with all of the details we liked…

Castelli Diluvio 16 overshoes

Castelli Diluvio 16 overshoe

The humble neoprene overshoe is a real staple of any cyclist’s wardrobe. For the British cyclist, it’s something of a perennial consumable, an item we all love to hate, as…

Rapha Deep Winter Socks

Rapha Deep Winter socks

Carrying the name of Rapha’s coldest weather option brings high hopes for these socks, and they are certainly no letdown. With a merino rich construction they sure feel luxurious, and…

Assos Sturmnuss Knicker

Assos Sturmnuss Knicker

Sturmnuss is quite a departure from the norm for the average cyclist and certainly isn’t a regular item you see from Assos. We’re familiar with the concept of a waterproof…