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Continental Grand Prix

Despite being designated as an all-round or training tyre the Grand Prix is better than this.While the 60 threads per inch construction, 24mm width, cheap price and unsophisticated Poly X…


Scicon Aerotech Evolution bike box

Given that baggage handlers have a reputation for destroying the indestructible, I have to say that it was a relief to see the Scicon Aerotech box and therefore my bike…


Polar RS800CX with G3 GPS receiver

Polar has packed lots of features into this top-end unit, more than enough to satisfy the most diligent coach. There’s even an altimeter. The Polar RS800CX wristwatch looks more stylish…

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Van Nicholas Yukon

Van Nicholas produces a wide range of road and mtb models, all in titanium, available as frameset-only or complete builds via the company website and a network of UK dealerships.…


Garmin 705 Ant+

We have previously discussed the main functions of the Garmin 705 but having now tried it paired up with an Ant+ compatible PowerTap we thought it deserved a bit of…


Shimano R310 shoe

Having been impressed by the predecessor to the Shimano R310, this certainly has a lot to live up to. Retaining many of the same features as the Shimano R300 such…

Score 10


Hutchinson Atom Road Tubeless

Tubeless road tyres have been a long time coming but it looks as though 2009 will be their breakthrough year. After a false start in 2004, when we expected Michelin…

Score 9


Charge Plug

Review of the Charge Plug as part of a fixed gear grouptest

Score 9


Fixie Inc Black Jack

According to its website, Fixie Inc stands for ‘individualism, purity and a love for detail’. The German firm from Karlsruhe regards its creations as state-of-the-art in efficient, detail-oriented design. Its…

Score 8


Milani Velocita Urbana

Review of the Milani Velocita Urbana as part of a fixed gear grouptest

Score 7


Cateye Strada Wireless

The Cateye Strada Wireless is a super neat computer. Smaller than an average wristwatch, it’s just 4.5cm x 3cm x 1cm, but with the screen taking up the majority of…

Score 9


Pro handlebar tape

Like any contact point on the bike, comfort is the main consideration when choosing handlebar tape. This reasonably priced bar tape from Pro has lasted remarkably well and provided an…

Score 10


Mule Bar

Mule Bars were developed by a guy who wasn’t impressed with the selection of energy bars available. He started making his own in the kitchen and after feedback from friends…

Score 10


TRP R950SL brakes

Shimano, Campagnolo and SRAM all set such high standards that purchasing aftermarket brakes needs to be justifiable. The TRP R950SL is lightweight, 270g a pair, and they’re a great looking…

Score 9


Mavic Cosmic Carbone SL PowerTap

More and more manufacturers are catching on to the benefits of building wheels with a PowerTap hub at the rear and Mavic is the biggest so far to do so…

Score 6


Charge Skewer

It’s been a while since a bike arrived in the CW office that drew the sort of attention gained by the Charge Skewer — a good start. Started four years…

Score 7

Time VRS Vibraser

Time VRS Vibraser

It’s been some time in the making but Time has introduced a sportive-specific bike in the form of the Time VRS Vibraser. With much of the Time range made up…

Score 8


Shimano Dura-Ace Di2

We rode one of the first working prototypes of the electronic Shimano Dura-Ace Di2 over a year ago, and it’s taken until now for it to be available on production…

Score 10


Pegoretti Duende

Steel is the new carbon and nobody does it better than Dario Pegoretti, who has been hand-building frames in northern Italy since 1987. Pegoretti calls steel ‘our’ material and he…

Score 9


Trimetals Protectacycle

You can’t be too careful if you don’t want your expensive kit half-inched. Even a garage/shed can be hard to secure — the Trimetals Protectacycle is a great solution. It…

Score 8