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DT Swiss R-1900 wheels

DT Swiss has long been associated with bike wheels, as its original area of expertise was spokes. More recently it has moved into whole wheels, with its top models being…

Score 8


Anti-shock bike bag frame

Packing bike bags can be a chore, yet cutting corners could prove costly. The Anti-Shock bike bag frame, exclusive to Geoffrey Butler Cycles, looks a touch ‘Heath Robinson’ but it’s…

Score 9


Lezyne Smart Kit

Having had no punctures over the winter period using Vittoria Pave tyres, I was feeling a little smug. Famous last words, as I then blew it all with a rookie…

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Craft Pro ZERO Extreme base layer

Base layers are a bit like pants; you always have favourites that you look through the pile to find. Craft’s Pro ZERO Extreme is a recent addition to my kit…

Score 10


Panaracer Extreme Jet Tubular

First things first – the Panaracer Extreme Jet Tubular is an expensive tubular tyre. With that out of the way it’s worth considering what it’s designed for. As a sponsor…

Score 7


Scicon Phantom 230 saddle bag

The most simplistic and minimal bags are always the best and the Scicon manages to slip into this bracket. Just screw the Roller System fixing clamp to the rails and…

Score 8


Bell Volt

Technology-wise there is a lot to talk about with Bell’s top of the range helmet. A carbon substructure adds integrity and allows larger vents than the previous version, while X-Static…

Score 8


Satmap Active 10

Review of the Satmap Active 10, a cycling-specific GPS device and cycle computer

Score 7


GTrek Data Logger

Review of the GTrek Data Logger, a GPS route logging device.

Score 8


Garmin 705

Review of the Garmin 705, a bike-specific GPS device and cycle computer

Score 10


Udderly SMOOth chamois cream

Containing shea butter, Udderly SMOOth, developed in the USA, is thick and non-greasy when applied. The consistency is excellent for long distances and helps prevent chafing even on the hottest…


Selle Italia SLR Gel Flow Team Edition

Built on the platform of the extremely popular SLR saddle, the Selle Italia SLR Gel Flow Team Edition has big shoes to fill. Featuring a slightly stiffer base, padding that…

Score 10


Effetto Mariposa CarboMove

Effetto Mariposa CarboMove, coming in aerosol form, is a chemical blend that acts as both penetrating oil and powerful solvent. We soaked a seized aluminium seatpost with it and it…

Score 9


Giordana gilet

The Giordana gilet fits easily in a pocket and has been the saviour of many rides when the weather has turned. As well as providing adequate protection from light rain,…

Score 10


Specialized Comp Bib Wordmark

The chamois insert on the Specialized Comp Bib Wordmark short would not be out of place in shorts twice as expensive. Dense padding, without too much bulk, is spot on.…

Score 9

Squirt lube

Squirt Long Lasting Dry Lube

We’ve seen wax lubes before but Squirt Long Lasting Dry Lube has finally delivered where others have failed. When applied to a clean, dry chain, the water-based carrier ensures that…

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Assos Intermediate jersey

The Intermediate is packed with features that make it suitable for riding in changing temperates, and Assos says it keeps you warm down to 10°C. It has good breathability –…

Score 9


Pearl Izumi Optik

The Pearl Izumi Optik jacket is incredibly light, yet it’s amply windproof and shower resistant. Beyond light showers, moisture comes through, but it’s far better than nothing. A form-fitting cut…

Score 9