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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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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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The best cycling clipless pedals

Essential for road riding, racing and sportive participation, here we look at some of the clipless pedal systems available for cyclists

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Road bikes: Light vs Aero

So, what’s your dream bike? It’s got to be a carbon frame, naturally. Steel is real, aluminium is great, but carbon means glamour, and bragging rights. It can’t be any…

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Bike cleaning kits

Before you step into that hard-earned hot shower, spare a thought for your bike. We’ve uncovered seven of the best bike cleaning kits to keep your steed clean, well oiled…

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7 of the best summer cycling shoes

If you’re looking for a new pair of cycling shoes for the road, or for mountain 
biking, or both, we’ve got a wide range of options that’ll see you right…

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15 of the best summer jerseys

The classic short-sleeved cycling jersey is the staple item of any good cycling wardrobe 
— Rebecca Charlton tests 15 of the finest to see which you should be spending your

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Bike test: £1,500 road bikes

This is an incredibly popular price point and competition is fierce, so you can expect a quality bike for your money. Carbon-fibre is the dominant frame material — and high-modulus…

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Group test: Road shoes under £100

With summer finally here, it’s time to ditch the overshoes and, more than likely, those well-worn, nostril-offending bacteria farms that lie beneath. If you’ve been riding through the winter then…

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Ultegra 11-speed race bikes

It’s all well and good if you’re a sponsored pro rider and you can have the best of the best — even the lowliest riders on a squad will have…

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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.…

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7 of the best performance saddles

Here’s what you need to look for when buying a performance saddle and seven potentially perfect performance perches Products Verdict With each saddle serving its own purpose, you can’t fail…