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The Essax Shark saddle may have stolen all the headlines, but the Spanish brand has a full range of saddles that it hopes will attract the same levels of attention.…

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The Essax Shark saddle has certainly raised a few eyebrows in the CW office

The Essax Shark saddle created quite a stir when we first reported that the Spanish brand would be entering the UK market. Some of you were, to say the least,…

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“To crash once while testing tyres may be regarded as a misfortune; to crash twice shows the tyres lack grip especially in wet conditions” So said Lady Bracknell about the…

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Bowman Palace

The Palace is the first road racing frame from new British bike manufacturer Bowman. Designed and developed in Kent and built in Taiwan, the Palace is part of Bowman’s current…

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At 1510grams, Stan’s NoTubes Iron Cross Team disc wheelset is an easy weight saver over a pair of entry-level wheels that come supplied with most disc equipped cyclocross bikes. The…

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7otb wheels

A milled rim reduces weight and gives the wheel set a high-end finish. The set weigh in at 1,558 grams on our scales, pretty close to the official weight of…

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The wheels are hand built by their own mechanics, who have proven to be amongst the best around over recent years. We were after a set of upgrade wheels that…

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Campagnolo Veloce

Compared to the omnipresent Shimano groupsets, finding any Campagnolo components fitted to a mainstream road bicycle is something of a novelty. And if you do find it attached to an…

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SRAM Apex groupset review - Cycling Weekly takes a look at SRAM's wide-ratio groupset

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Running these on our commute to and from work saw the Continentals cope with a multitude of weather and road conditions with ease. Conti’s ‘Black Chili’ compound has been around…

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We struggled getting this classic-styled, gum-walled tyre onto the rim, but once on we found the herringbone tread really aided grip in all conditions. When combined with a lightweight latex…

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Now in its fourth generation, Michelin’s Pro Service Course seems to have really nailed the balance of rolling resistance, grip and durability. Despite being relatively light, the Pro4s were surprisingly…

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If you want that classic gum-walled look with modern technology then Vittoria’s Open Corsa could be the tyre for you. Like a few of the other tyres on test, the…

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Our expectations weren’t too high for these relatively low-budget tyres, but after our sister magazine CW raved over Rubena’s heavier, all-purpose Syrinx tyre we wanted to test their more race-focused…

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Listed as just 2mm thick, Fizik’s Superlight bar tape is made from MicroTex and manages to combine being incredibly thin with enough flexibility to give a good fit. Unlike a…

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The Syrinx, from 
Czech manufacturer Rubena, is pitched 
as a training tyre so we’ve been pleasantly surprised by its 
wet and dry performance and excellent rolling resistance. The tyres have…


It might seem a tricky task to complete a ‘100 miles later’ test on a velodrome, but with local track leagues kicking off recently, it’s been the ideal time to…

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When it comes to technical info, Enve definitely goes for a ‘more is more’ approach. And when you’re asking £2,500 for a set of wheels that’s a good job too.…

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Stratus Pros are the top aluminium-rimmed road wheels on offer from Reynolds. At a claimed 1,445g, they are light and extremely stiff, meaning they spin up to speed quickly and…

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On paper, 3T’s Accelero wheelset looks perfect for those wishing to use their ‘best’ wheels throughout the summer months and not just for events. Bucking the trend for full carbon…

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Already an established name in the highest echelons of motorcycle racing, Dymag’s first foray into the world of cycling came with a suitably high level of expectation. However, first impressions…

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