Dolan Dual

Summary Two winter-ready bikes from Dolan and Raleigh: Which is best? Products Verdict We set out to test road bikes that are ideal for riding in winter so we were…

Silva, lights test 2012

Summary We test a selection of the best front cycle lights Products Verdict With such a vast selection of lights (and prices) to choose from, there really is something out…

Van Der Plas, bicycle maintenance books

Knowledge is power, a wise old cyclist once said. So when it comes to swotting up on first class fettling and learning your ferrules from your freewheels, we've found seven…

Bianchi Camaleonte 3

Summary Two hybrids from Bianchi and Wilier mix Italian flair with flat bars and relaxed gearing. So which one fired us up the most? Products Verdict I had a lot…

Ride jacket, Lightweight jackets grouptest 2012 CA

Summary Seven of the best stowaway cycling jackets Products Verdict The wide range in performance of the jackets is expected given the price differential but it is each company?s take…

Dawes Ultra Galaxy

Summary Three touring bikes go head to head Products Verdict Before any of these bikes arrived here in the CA office, I’d decided that the one I became most excited…

1k Bike Test: BMC Streetracer

Summary We round up 12 of the best bikes for under a grand Products Verdict That?s a lot of bikes and a lot of set-up and testing time, so it…

Giant, £1,000 deep-section carbon wheel test

Summary In the world of competitive cycling, deep-section carbon wheels are ubiquitous. Road races, time trials and the front end of Continental sportives (even the hilliest) are dominated by hoops…

Finish Line lube

Summary Keeping the drivetrain performing well requires a good lube, especially in wintry weather. We?ve got a bundle together including wet, dry and something a bit different to see what…

BBB winter gloves 2011

Summary As the nights draw in, and the mercury drops we need to think about how to protect our digits from Jack Frost. As we did in last week?s winter…

Boardman AiR/9.4

Summary We test three new additions to the carbon-fibre, aero road bike market from Boardman, Scott and Litespeed Products Verdict When it comes to the numbers, the Scott Foil was…

Cinelli Experience Veloce 2011

Summary We ride and rate four bikes that come in at the government’s Cycle to Work maximum price point of £1,000 Products Verdict As one of the most historic and…

Assos Winter Plus overshoes

Summary Wet, frozen feet are no fun at all on a ride ? you?ll be scurrying home dreaming of slippers. We?ve tested nine pairs of overshoes, from full-on winter warmers…

Science in Sport Rego recovery drink

Summary Two recovery drinks from Endurox and Science in Sport go up against each other Products Verdict Both products contain a good profile of ingredients, but with the dosages not…

Ice Toolz Pro Shop Chain Tool

Summary We pit a pair of chain breaking/fixing tools against each other to see which one comes out on top Products Verdict Comparing these two proves the old adage that…

Blackburn Air Tower HP track pump

Summary We pitch two top-level track pumps against each other to see which blows best Products Verdict We love the lifetime warranty Blackburn offers on this 220psi pump, but even…

Fenwick's FS1 bike cleaner

Summary Cleaning your bike is a chore, which of these cleaning solutions can best ease the burden? Products Verdict Muc-Off was the original bike cleaner. It?s almost to bike cleaning…

ZipVit Energy Bar ZV8

Summary We pit two tasty energy-boosting snacks to the test to see which is bestest Products Verdict The Summer Pudding MuleBar provides 40g of carbohydrate versus only 37.2g in the…

dhb Earnley ladies shorts

Summary We review and rate a selection of cycling shorts to find out which is best Products Verdict As cyclists come in all shapes and sizes, it can be quite…