Charge Plug

Charge Plug gets aluminium overhaul for 2016

Charge’s Plug was the archetypal steel fixie, but for 2016 it’s reinvented itself in aluminium with a carbon fork. And the tyre size increases from 28mm to a whopping 42mm.…

Taking in the sights. I took this photo before the crowds gathered!

The new Canyon Urban turns heads in central London

Not content with just making road and mountain bikes, German brand Canyon has launched a new range of urban bikes, designed for commuting and travelling around urban areas. >>> Review…

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New look kit for JLT Condor pro team

JLT Condor are a UK based UCI Continental team, with their bikes supplied by Condor and their technical clothing by Mavic. With Mavic recently changing its logo, JLT Condor have…

Bont shoe soles

Are carbon-soled cycling shoes necessary?

Just as having a carbon bike frame usually indicates a rider is quite serious about their cycling, carbon-soled shoes have likewise become a sign of dedication and aspiration. With prices…

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Garmin Edge: complete buyer’s guide

You could say that Garmin is a forerunner of the GPS market or that its GPS products are cutting edge (both puns intended)… However, although Garmin’s success can’t be questioned,…

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Will wider rims make you faster?

As the trend for fatter tyres continues apace, Marc Abbott considers whether wider rims can give you the edge in your next event

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Fabric launches new innovative product range

Based in Frome, Somerset, Fabric is making a name for itself as a brand that thinks outside the box. It definitely appears like it looks at the status quo and…