14th June 2010 "BeOne Blizzard has a lot going for it. As an overall package, the aluminium frame, Shimano 105 transmission, triple chainset and Easton wheels are hard to fault.
1st June 2010 105 is often referred to as Shimano's 'workhorse' road groupset. Simon Smythe checks out whether the manufacturers are using it to build thoroughbreds or cart horses.
1st June 2010 Cannondale offer carbon frames for many thousands but their legendary aluminium frame is still the basis of their own 'workhorse' model. An ideal match for 105, then?
1st June 2010 GT GTR Carbon Sport: "the only bike here using the 105 calipers, and what a difference! Braking is the most positive by a long way, the levers…
1st June 2010 BMC Streetfire SSX01: "The finish is impressive. The welds are very smooth and the paint and decals perfectly applied — it looks like a bike that costs…
1st June "There’s a clear difference in performance between the bike that uses the complete 105 groupset — hubs and all — and the other two that spec cheaper calipers
Look Keo 2 Max pedals: Is the latest version of Look's Keo a worthy update? We find out
Schwalbe Ultremo DD tyre: We put Schwalbe's anti-puncture 'Double Defence' system to the test
Pegoretti Marcelo: The latest generation of Italian steel frame still has plenty to offer a carbon-obsessed world
Focus Izalco Team Milram 2010: CW tests out the new £5,999 Team Milram replica, equipped with SRAM Red
Mavic K10 wheel and tyre: Mavic's lightest Ksyriums matched with limited edition tyres for £899
Trek Pilot 2.0: Aluminium-framed offering from Trek priced £850
Charge Juicer Hi - A steel Jack of all trades, master of... all of them, £1,199
Three-speed gear hub for fixed wheel bikes, priced £249
Pearl Izumi PRO Softshell gloves: Full-on winter gloves at a reasonable price
Prendas Thermolite socks: Thermal socks designed for temperatures down to -6 C
Specialized Radiant gloves: Thermally-insulated and waterproof glove
Lezyne Road Drive Carbon 2 pump and carbon cage: Solid carbon bike pump and bottle cage... at a price
Muc-Off Wet Lube: We test out Muc-Off's wet lubrication
Chain-L No. 5 lube: We test Chain-L's wet lube