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As a guideline, one should strive to consume ~60g of carbohydrates per hour to optimise cycling performance. Note that this kind of fuelling isn’t necessary for any ride under 90…

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Mule Bar

In terms of ‘natural’ credentials The MuleBar Kicks Natural Energy Gel is hard to beat. Only six ingredients are listed on the packaging, five of which you could probably pick…

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The sister product of the excellent Elite Softshell gloves  we reviewed recently, we were glad to find that the Pearl Izumi Elite Softshell overshoes delivered similar levels of performance during…

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Honey Stinger

Honey Stinger pride themselves in the fact that they only use natural ingredients in their products, something that they’ve continued with in their small but powerful gels. The Honey Stinger…

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A cold head and ears can quickly ruin a winter ride, but fitting a warm hat under a helmet can be uncomfortable. This is where a skull cap such as…

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A natural energy gel (although not organic), as gels go the CNP Hydro gel is fairly liquidy. The reason for this is that the Hydro Gel has been developed to…

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The period of mild weather at the start of January gave us an excuse to put the winter tights back in the wardrobe for a few days and hit the…

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As a rough guideline, you should aim to consume ~60g of carbohydrates per hour whilst cycling. Failure to keep your blood sugar levels topped up can result in the infamous…

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Parlee is known for its highly desirable custom carbon frames and it was prepared to build a completely custom build to highlight just what it could do with our geometry, our…

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The Pearl Izumi Pro Softshell jacket is a new release for 2015, and sits towards the top of the brand’s extensive range of jackets. Offering half-decent protection in dry, chilly…

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Gore Bike Wear

Gore Oxygen 2.0 Gore-Tex Active jacket: An excellent jacket for the wettest conditions, the Gore Oxygen 2.0 Gore-Tex Active will keep you dry this winter

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Assos jacket

Assos IJ.Habu.5 winter jacket: A three season jacket that can be worn almost year round with well thought out layering

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Pearl Izumi tights

When we drew our curtains on Boxing Day and saw the snow, a wry smile grew across our faces, for this would provide the perfect opportunity to test the Pearl…

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BMC Teammachine SLR02 featured

BMC Teammachine SLR02: A high spec machine of unquestionable standard, and all for a competitive price

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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This isn’t the first time we’ve seen an ILE bag here at Cycling Weekly. We tested their Race Day bag and we liked some of the features, especially the materials,…

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Trek frames are synonymous with quality and their faith in the product is backed up by life time warranty. The frame is Trek’s top drawer ‘Alpha aluminium’ whilst the fork…

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The standout feature of the CycleOps Magneto Trainer is the progressive resistance unit which adjusts resistance depending on your speed – a first for a magnetic trainer. In effect this…

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Jet Black Z1 Fluid Pro Trainer

Turbo-training is not the most attractive proposition at the best of times, but when it involves a perpetual whooshing noise and a complete lack of road-like feel, it becomes the…

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Bridging the gap between the classic cotton cap and the more thicker Belgian style hats for hardcore rides in Arctic conditions, the brand new Rapha Pro Team Hat is designed…

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Giro Fathom helmet

The mountain bike section of the local bike shop may be uncharted territory for many of you, but it may be worth exploring in search of the Giro Fathom helmet.…

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A pair of bib tights are one of the most essential pieces to get you through those winter miles. Charged with keeping you both warm and comfortable, selecting a good…

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The Sportful R&D jacket has an innovative design which provides excellent warmth while not sacrificing breathability, ideal for serious cold weather riding.

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Saddle sores can be a pain in the backside - So does Assos Chamois Creme help all things down under?

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