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Cannondale Super Six 105 2011

Preview: 2011 Cannondale bikes

15th September 2010 Nick Rearden peeks round the door at Cannondale’s HQ to get a sneak preview of the 2011 road line-up. We're getting back the CAAD8 all built up…

Fruited Scone

dig this: the fruited scone

15th September 2010 "Nothing gives you a more British sense of well being on a summer’s day than stopping in a small country tearoom for this plain or fruited wonder…

7 of the Best CO2 inflators

7 of the best: CO2 inflators

Seven of the best CO2 cartridge systems appraised and rated by Dan Duguid, who thinks there's a place for CO2 in everyone's seat pack.

Igleheart Rough Stuff

bike we like: Igleheart Rough Stuff £3,300

15th September 2010 With a mixture of SRAM’s road and off-road components, this machine is designed for asphalt, gravel or mud and promises good old-fashioned fun.

BMW Cruise

The cheapest way to own a BMW

14th September 2010 According to BMW, “The bike’s extraordinary colour was inspired by the legendary BMW 1802 from the 1970s." They're hedging their bets with quieter options, too.

AMR Brecon Sportive

New cycling species identified: meet the MAMIL

12th September 2010 The numbers of men aged 35-44 buying carbon-framed bicycles has rocketed in the last three years. “Is this a 21st-century mid-life crisis?" asks BBC.

my ride mates Ted Wren

my ride mates: Ted Wren

September 7th 2010 Meet Ted, aged 80: "They are my two regular cycling runs and if I miss one of those for any reason I go out and make up…

7 of the best indoor trainers

7 of the best: indoor trainers

2nd September 2010 Indoor trainers enable you to keep riding even when the weather outdoors is foul. You can concentrate on quality over quantity with a proper workout programme and…