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

Seven of the best cycle mini pumps

7 of the best cycle mini pumps

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

Charge Grater 3, Cycling Active hybrids test

Charge Grater 3 vs Orbea Carpe H20

Summary The gearing of most bikes involves two or three chainrings to give a decent spread of ratios, but on a city bike, one ring may be all you need.…

Ritchey Contrail saddle

7 of the best performance saddles

Summary As it’s a main point of contact, you need to get your saddle choice absolutely spot-on. Here’s what you need to look for and picks out seven potentially perfect…

Cycle lights

Cycle lights group test

Summary With daylight hours reducing over the next few weeks, you’re faced with a choice: stop riding or invest in a decent set of lights. We’ve found 28 reasons to…

Wheel test, 3t, carbon

WHEEL TEST: the best upgrades

Summary Upgrading your bike?s wheels is often the best modification you can make, saving weight and improving speed and handling. CW tests a diverse collection of nine wheelsets, encompassing all…

Bibshorts, Seven of the best

Bibshort test: £131 – £200

Summary We?ve rounded up a massive range of bibshorts to meet every rider?s needs from £131 to £200 Products Verdict Finding bibshorts to fit perfectly can be a real case…