Group Tests

BBB Controlshield, 7 of the best winter jackets

7 of the best winter jackets

Summary As the mercury plummets, clothing choices become more important if you want to keep riding in relative comfort ? we look at seven outer layers that could be your…

Norco Valence, sportive bikes

Sportive bikes under £1000

Summary Four bikes that will help knock out the miles, all under £1,000 Products Verdict I?m starting to feel a little guilty doing these bike tests because I haven?t really…

Joe Blow trackpump

Track pumps: Seven of the best

Summary We test seven of the best track pumps Products Verdict Any pump in this test will be a worthwhile addition to the tool cabinet if all you have is…

B'Twin Triban 3

Bike test: Do you get what you pay for?

Summary We test four bikes that cost £900, £700, £500 and £300 to see if you really do get what you pay for Products Verdict You don?t need the deductive…

Dolan Dual

Winter bikes: Head to head

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…

Shimano, Pedal test

Clipless pedals grouptest

Summary We take a look at seven popular clipless pedal models: which is best? Products Verdict This test confirmed for us that choosing a pedal is a really personal decision.…

Silva, lights test 2012

Front lights grouptest

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

Bicycle maintenance books: Seven of the best

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

Italian hybrids: Head to head

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

Lightweight rain jackets grouptest

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…