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Dawes is a mainstream British brand, specialist subject being steel-framed bikes — so that’s what we’ve got here topped off with Shimano Claris groupset

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A modern road bike for an era when many people are opting for a drop-bar road machine as a daily commuter. If your trip to and from work is relatively…

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Vitus Venon VR

A carbon frame with Shimano 105: if ever there was a ‘typical’ modern sportive bike, it’s the Vitus Venon VR

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Specialized Roubaix SL4

The Specialized Roubaix is widely regarded as a superb sportive bike, but is this entry-level version as impressive as its better-specced brothers?

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Merida Race 90

A cost-conscious road bike that's surprisingly strong on the climbs

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The BH RX Team Ultegra is the all-out racer of the three bikes on test, a full-on full-carbon machine built for speed on mud, gravel and tarmac, and weighing just…

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German super-brand Cube has spent the last two decades creating bikes 
that are well specced, competitive and good-looking. 
For years, they’ve been popular with mountain bikers, but more recently you’re…

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As something of a self-professed expert in the recent history of Raleigh bikes, I have to say I like the way things are going. Last month, I was impressed with…

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With the Addict and Foil at the top end of Scott’s carbon race bike tree, and the CR1 very capably manning the fort in the sportive battle-zone, it might not…

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The Cannondale SuperSix Evo is the lightest mass-produced bike frame in the world, coming in at less than 700g. This pricey option comes fitted with SRAM Red 22, but for…

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Trek Madone 2.1 at £1,000 is a solid dependable road bike for commuting and sportives

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Terry Dolan is more familiar than most with titanium. He built his first frame more than 20 years ago for Chris Boardman.

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Condor boss Grant Young told CA that in the Nineties, when aluminium frames began to arrive from the Far East, he didn’t think road ...

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Moda takes pride in the fact its bikes are built in the UK and are tested locally, with each new prototype being put through its paces on the roads in…

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Storck Aernario 
Disc G1

Lightweight carbon fibre road bike with Shimano Ultegra discs and bolt-through axles

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Forme started with five models in 2010 and now has over 50. The original range was made up of mid-range road bikes to fill a gap in the market that…

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The 2.7 is the lowest-priced of the three Gran Fondos. All three are based on the same frame — a very modern-looking carbon monocoque with a UD finish — and…

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Bringing yet another frame material into the equation, the Genesis Equilibrium range offers something for the traditionalist. With the exception of the titanium flagship, the Ti, the Equilbrium range of…

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While both manufacturer and model name could conjure up images of a Tuscan assembly line full of Italian passione, the truth is that five-year-old firm Moda is born and bred…

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Giant is the worlds largest bike manufacturer and supports all forms of cycling, Stu Clapp tests the Defy Composite 1 road bike

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