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Forme-Axe-Edge-1.0

Forme Axe Edge 1.0 road bike

Forme started with five models in 2010 and now has over 50. The original range was made up of mid-range road bikes to fill a gap in the market that…

Modo-Vivo

Bike test: £1,500 road bikes

This is an incredibly popular price point and competition is fierce, so you can expect a quality bike for your money. Carbon-fibre is the dominant frame material — and high-modulus…

Fuji-Gran-Fondo-2.7

Fuji G ran Fondo 2.7 road bike

The 2.7 is the lowest-priced of the three Gran Fondos. All three are based on the same frame — a very modern-looking carbon monocoque with a UD finish — and…

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Genesis 
 Equilibrium 20 road bike

Bringing yet another frame material into the equation, the Genesis Equilibrium range offers something for the traditionalist. With the exception of the titanium flagship, the Ti, the Equilbrium range of…

Modo-Vivo

Moda Vivo road bike

While both manufacturer and model name could conjure up images of a Tuscan assembly line full of Italian passione, the truth is that five-year-old firm Moda is born and bred…

Lake-CX160

Lake CX160

Lake’s entry-level shoes might be the heaviest on test, but then they’re also among the few brands that use real hide. The leather uppers are neatly stitched with soft mesh…

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Group test: Road shoes under £100

With summer finally here, it’s time to ditch the overshoes and, more than likely, those well-worn, nostril-offending bacteria farms that lie beneath. If you’ve been riding through the winter then…

Bont-Riot

Bont Riot

A pair of heat-moldable, carbon-fibre soled shoes for under £100? Really? It would seem so. Bont’s incredible Riot is the first in its line-up and sets the bar incredibly high.…

Spiuk-Brios-01

Spiuk Brios

For £10 shy of our £100 limit, there’s a lot going on with these Spanish road shoes. Ventilation is generous with channelling throughout the sole to keep feet cool on…

DMT-Aries

DMT Aries

Unashamedly pitched as a shoe for beginners and touring riders, the Aries is more about comfort than it is competition. The three broad Velcro straps ensure a snug fit though…