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There’s no avoiding the fact that aluminium bikes are making a comeback. The Specialized Allez and Cannondale CAAD have been delivering great performing aluminium frames for years now, with Specialized…

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Whereas previously you needed to connect a computer to a Wattbike to download your data, the new app allows you to use your smartphone to collect the data from the…

Limits power meter

The world of power meters will be shaken up this week when an inventor seeks crowdfunding for a novel system called Limits, which promises breakthroughs in price, simplicity and technology. Inventor Ken Norton, technologist and…

Scott Addict CX

The Addict’s frame weighs a claimed 890g, whilst the disc fork weighs 390g, for a total weight of less than 1.4kg for a size 54cm frame – significantly lighter than…

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Garmin Vectors may not have been the first pedal-based power meters, but they have certainly been the most widely adopted since they were launched back in 2013. Hot on the…

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At their new facility in San Luis Obispo, California, SRAM unveiled a genre spanning ‘1x Road’ groupset system available this summer

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Despite the technology being over 130 years old, the solid tyre is once again a talking point among the UK’s cyclists, largely thanks to the efforts of Tannus tyres. The…

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The Oakley Radar and Radar Lock have been hugely popular amongst professional and amateur riders alike, being arguably the most successful sports sunglasses of all time. Having set the previous…

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Garmin first waded into the GoPro dominated action cam market with the Virb Elite. It had several novel features including the ability to overlay ride data over your video, but…

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Merlin Cycles is an innovative Lancashire bike shop with a strong on-line presence. Its own-brand bicycle range currently extends from a £300 fixie and a £450 eight-speed up to a…

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Alexander Kristoff’s and Luca Paolini’s recent Belgian winning streak has been on a new U-profiled front rim supplied by Mavic. The new front wheel has been spotted being used by…

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As one of only three contact points with your bike, the comfort of your derriere is paramount when bike riding. While a large proportion of rider comfort is sought from…

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This could change with the release of Oxford Products’ new GPS Tracker. The tracker is a sealed cylindrical unit which combines an accelerometer to detect movement, a GPS device to…

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With an athletic cut which avoids windflap, the jersey is the same spec as those supplied to the Movistar, although without their colour scheme. Using a climate chamber to simulate…