29th January 2011 We were keen to try SRAM's new Apex groupset, mostly to try out the new wide-ratio gears but it was also a good excuse to see it…
29th January 2011 Condor's Italian-made frame has pretensions to a sophisticated lifestyle, according to Simon Smythe. Does that make it a bad buy against the Dolan?
29th January 2011 "There’s no messing about with the Preffisio — it’s a basic aluminium frame made capably in the Far East to keep costs down, available in any colour…
29th January 2011 The same SRAM Apex components on two somewhat similar aluminium frames show up how little differences can make a bike perfect for your needs.
28th January 2011 Neil Webb on the Focus Izalco: "The high modulus carbon frame of the Izalco 1.0 is the same as was used by Milram’s ProTour level racers only…
Wilier Cento Uno Superleggera - Can Wilier's latest offering live up to its astounding looks?
Cervelo's carbon-fibre aerodynamic road model, £3,499 frame & fork package
Sabbath Silk Road Alp - Titanium finery equipped with SRAM Rival groupset for £2,999
Verenti Rhigos.03 - Verenti's first carbon bike, the Rhigos.03, is squarely aimed at the sportive market
12th November 2010 "You’re probably thinking, what on earth are we doing pitching the humble Kona Jake up against a couple of bikes that sell for hundreds of pounds more?"
12th November 2010 "Evidently, this is very much the racer of the bunch. If you wanted to use it as a commuting and training bike, with a set of slick…
Time RX Instinct - Mid-range offering from Time with full carbon-fibre frame and Campagnolo Athena components for £3,399
Moda Tempo - We test out a £1,599 aluminium-framed, Ultegra-equipped offering from new UK-based brand Moda
19 October 2010 "the kind of cheeky little bumps that tempt you to forego a downshift...result in a satisfying willingness to work very much with you."
Opera Super Leonardo - James Shrubsall tests a 'brute with a killer instinct', £2,499 frameset
Condor Leggero - We test Condor's revamped 2010 Leggero, £1,799 frameset
Felt B2 - CW tests the aerodynamic Felt B2, £2,749.99
Parlee Z5 - Custom carbon-fibre offering from the exclusive American manufacturer, £3,000
BMC Team Machine SLR01 - Top-end lightweight carbon-fibre frameset priced £2999.99
14th June 2010 More and more of us are happy to hand over large amounts of the folding green stuff for the machines of our dreams, having not actually ridden
14th June 2010 "Marc Edwardson oversaw the design of the Verentis and appears to have applied the same attention to detail on the Millook as he did at former employer…
14th June 2010 "Blizzard boasts the fattest example of a flattened top tube we have ever seen. If BeOne has designed the frame to stand apart from its competitors, it…
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 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…