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Steve Shrubsall on a Brompton by  Chris Catchpole

Brompton: the perfect commuting machine?

Winter came and went in a whirlwind of credit card payments and highly calorific seasonal sustenance. And when the dust had finally settled, a plump and poverty-stricken soul emerged from…

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The best road bike upgrades

The lure of shiny new bits for your bike is all part of the game in cycling — no sooner have you wheeled your new machine out of the shop…

7 of the best bike locks

Bike locks: a buyer’s guide

If you’re going to leave your bike unattended, even for a moment, you need one of these — a tough, thief-foiling bike lock

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Moulton track bike is mini ‘Old faithful’

To celebrate over 50 years of racing and innovation by the British bike maker, Moulton has produced a one-off track machine. Already knows as legendary makers of small-wheel bicycles, the brand has made…

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The changing face of bike mechanics

I feel a kick under the sole of my left foot and it calls to mind Ayrton Senna. Legend has it that the great Formula 1 driver knew from the slightest…

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The best winter cycling gloves

Nothing ruins a ride so quickly as freezing, numb fingers but sweat-soaked palms aren't exactly an invitation to ride either. So how should you keep your hands happy this winter?…