Group Tests

Bikes, cycling kit and clothing tested together to give you a better understanding of what is best for you. Compare bikes and products to their competitors before buying

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Racing road tyres

When racing, tyre choice can be an important factor: speed, grip and ability to cope with changing conditions all need consideration. Here we look at the best racing tyres

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Best £2000 road bikes (videos)

Two grand is a serious amount of money to spend on a bike, so we put four to the test to see if they lived up to the promise of…

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Buyer’s guide: the best cycle mini pumps

Even the toughest tyres can't guarantee you won't puncture. A mini-pump can't either, but it can guarantee you're not left stranded in the cold. We take a look at seven…

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Buyer’s guide to arm warmers

Whoever came up with the idea for arm warmers deserves a pat on the back. One of the most versatile pieces of cycling clothing, the humble pair of arm warmers…

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The best women’s bike saddles

With the boom in women's cycling in the UK, manufacturers are finally waking up to the fact that female riders have very different needs to their male counterparts.

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Cycling shoes: a buyer’s guide

Anyone who’s serious about cycling – whether that’s commuting longer distances, riding sportives or racing – will need a good pair of cycling shoes. There are a range of types,…