Vintage bike restoration

The world of bicycles — grubby, oily, sweaty — would be hard to reconcile with the genteel world of antiques, but in many ways 40-year-old Adrian Carter and his company…


British brand Dassi launches new TT bike

A relatively unknown British bike brand Dassi has this week launched a new Time Trial bike to its all ready growing range of carbon frames. Dassi, which designs and assembles…


Enigma Elite road bike

Best known for producing titanium frames, and with well over half a dozen in the range, it would be easy to dismiss the lonely steel frame on Enigma’s books. But…

Fake FSA seat post

Warning of fake FSA cycle components

FSA's British distributor Windwave warns that fake and potentially dangerous FSA components have become available via the internet


AG2R Focus Izalco Max road bike

Soft launched to the team last summer, the Focus Izalco Max is very much an evolution of the old design. It looks set to build upon strengths and reinforce weaknesses…


Lampre Merida Reacto Evo

Lampre have ended up with an interesting array of different components represented with Fulcrum wheels (owned by Campagnolo), Shimano Dura-Ace 9070 groupset, Rotor cranks and FSA bar/stem (who through the…


Lotto-Belisol Ridley Helium SL

Belgian rider Stig Broeckx’s stunning Ridley Helium SL. Nice design but as one reader pointed out, the name on the down tube couldn’t be much harder to read. Obviously a…


Kuota Kiral Road bike

The trickle-down effect of technology is a wonderful thing — particularly when it comes to cycling kit. Kuota’s latest creation is a case in point, with many of its standout…