Adrian-Carter

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…

Dassi-DRC-Limited-II

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-roadbike

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

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

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…

Merida-Reacto-Evo-Road-Bike

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-road-bike

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…

Video: 2014 BMC SLR Teammachine

The new Teammachine SLR01 is the lightest bike in the BMC line-up, with a frame weight of just 790 grams. That makes it 15 per cent lighter than Cadel Evans’s…

Raleigh Team Militis Road bike

While the Raleigh brand may conjure up images of your first bike or the world famous Chopper, there’s nothing remotely child’s play about its Team Militis. Developed as Team Raleigh’s…

Rolf Prima Vigor wheelset

Anyone claiming to have the fastest alloy wheel on the market is always going to make us sit up and take notice. It’s some claim, and Rolf Prima is nothing…

Fat tyres the new thin?

What, exactly, is the point of thin cycle tyres? Not at lot, it turns out. It rather depends what’s meant by ‘thin’. The tyres on most road bikes look excessively…