Cycling Active

Jamis Xenith Pro

Jamis bicycles back in Britain

10th November 2010 A return to the UK for Jamis, a big and well-reviewed value brand in the U.S. Now to be sold in the Evans stores and mailorder. There's…

Topeak DeFender

7 of the best: clip-on mudguards

7th November 2010 For November and winter riding, a timely run-down by Neil Webb of the special mudguard sets designed to quickly clip on and off your racing bike.

Don't Stop Me Now

fitness: Don’t stop me now

Autumnal weather and shorter days don't have to put a stop to your cycling. With a bit of planning you'll have some great rides and storm into the new season…

Fitness - Silver Cyclists / Phil O'Connor

fitness: Silver cyclists – it’s never too late

6th November 2010 Cycling is an ideal fitness activity for older people and you shouldn't think the opportunity has passed by. Valerie and Ken both started late but are catching…

Goldeneye Maps

dig this: Goldeneye cyclings maps £6.99

5th November 2010 With cycle-friendly lanes and paths marked out clearly, each map is also matt laminated and suitably slim for carrying around.

Basso Reef Xenon 2011

bike we like: Basso Reef Xenon £1,199

2nd November 2010 "This Basso is a real find; not only does it combine an enticing and effective mix of aluminium main frame with carbon seatstays, but it is really,…

Beat the bugs

fitness: Beat the bugs

1st November 2010 If it seems like everyone around you is sneezing and sniffling, why not take some steps to bolster your immune system and avoid catching their colds ?

Vitus Dark Plasma 2011

Grabbed by the Vitus

1st November 2010 Vitus the legendary French bike brand returns with a range of bikes for roadies and urban cyclists alike. We like the look of the Dark Plasma with…

Pipe Lagging

dig this: Pipe insulation £2.50 for 2 metres

30th October 2010 Polyethylene foam pipe insulation is available from most big-name DIY stores. Buy the widest stuff possible then cut to length and wrap it round the tubes of…

7 of the Best Bike Carriers

7 of the best: bike carriers

29th October 2010 Load 'em up and roll 'em out. Matt Lamy tests car bike racks to see which you can rely on and them that will drive you crazy.