Canyon Ultimate CF SLX Disc

Five best disc brake bikes of 2016

With the UCI considering allowing disc brakes into the pro peloton next year, all the major brands are releasing disc equipped machines. They are getting lighter and more affordable too. Here…


Older Racelight T carbon forks recalled

The recall affects some non-tapered Racelight T forks sold between 2003 and 2009. Affected forks have a non-tapered 1 1/8 inch carbon steerer tube, an aluminium fork crown, carbon fibre…


Now it’s cheaper to ride like Cipo

Mario Cipollini has always been known for his flamboyance and that’s carried over into the bikes which bear his name, which are definitely built for the racer. They’ve been an…


Polar launches new M450 cycling computer

The new computer includes GPS and there’s a barometric altimeter, to ensure accurate ascent and descent data. As well as supporting cadence and heart rate data collection, there’s a built-in…

Geraint Thomas pulls on his leg warmers on stage one of the 2015 Paris-Nice. Photo: Graham Watson

Leg warmers and knee warmers: a buyer’s guide

What are leg warmers? For those new to the sport, leg warmers are designed to be worn with bib shorts. They are intended to be worn underneath your shorts, typically from…

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Buyer’s guide to rear lights

If you’re looking to ride through the winter, then you’re really going to need some good lights to attach to your bike. While you’ll be buying a front light to…

Michelin Pro4 Endurance 28mm tyres by Jack Elton-Walters 2

Buyer’s guide to road bike tyres (video)

It can be tricky to know which road bike tyre is best suited to your riding, so we’ve devised a guide to sort the puncture protection from the rolling resistance…