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Tech of the Week: Eurobike special

New bikes – at a price At Eurobike, manufacturers seemed to be vying to come up with the most expensive bike possible. Our prize went to the £18,000 Lightweight Urgestalt.…

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Morvélo’s winter range gets technical

Morvélo has been a staple of the UK cycling scene for what seems like ages, with its striking designs well-represented everywhere from Home Counties sportives to Alpine cols, Surprisingly the…

Dura Ace chainset

Are shorter cranks better?

When Tour de France winning teams find a new way of working, it’s always worth paying attention. Team Sky have for some time been testing their riders on cranks shorter…

Tiagra groupset

New Tiagra 4700 groupset: first look

Shimano’s new Tiagra 4700 groupset looks much more like Shimano’s higher end groupsets than its predecessor. Gone is the “dinnerplate” chainset, in favour of a new four-armed design which looks…

Edge Explore 1000 updated

Garmin releases the new Edge Explore 1000

Until now if exploring was your thing Garmin offered the Edge Touring and the Touring Plus. Now you also have the additional option of the Edge Explore 1000. From the information…

Stem articulates through 1 or 2cm as front end is displaced by road imperfections

New shock absorbing stem seeks Kickstarter funding

Suspension and compliance features for road bikes are becoming a hot ticket, with many brands building shock absorption features into their endurance frames to increase comfort and control and reduce…