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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Louis Garneau Revo XR3

Comfortable from the first turn of the pedals, with a secure feel thanks to strong Velcro and a decent ratchet, the Revo XR3 shoes both feel and look way more…

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Pearl Izumi Select Road

The Select Road shoes come up quite small — more so in length than in width — so you may need to go up a size. Sizing issues aside, the…

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Specialized BG Elite

A well-padded tongue and heel cup lend a real luxury feel to these shoes. The slightly square and narrow toe box takes some breaking in, but is extremely comfortable once…

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Northwave Sonic SRS

Malleable, soft leather and a reasonably wide fit made these shoes very comfortable from the off. The heel cups are snug and eliminate any rub or slippage, even when pushing…

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Giant Defy Composite 1

Giant is the worlds largest bike manufacturer and supports all forms of cycling, Stu Clapp tests the Defy Composite 1 road bike

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Ultegra 11-speed race bikes

It’s all well and good if you’re a sponsored pro rider and you can have the best of the best — even the lowliest riders on a squad will have…

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Canyon Ultimate CF SL 9.0

Canyon's Ultimate CF SL 9.0 road bike scores highly on our Shimano Ultegra group bike test, let's see how it gets on...

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Enve 3.4 SES

When it comes to technical info, Enve definitely goes for a ‘more is more’ approach. And when you’re asking £2,500 for a set of wheels that’s a good job too.…

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Reynolds Stratus Pro

Stratus Pros are the top aluminium-rimmed road wheels on offer from Reynolds. At a claimed 1,445g, they are light and extremely stiff, meaning they spin up to speed quickly and…

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3T Accelero 40 Team

On paper, 3T’s Accelero wheelset looks perfect for those wishing to use their ‘best’ wheels throughout the summer months and not just for events. Bucking the trend for full carbon…

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Hope Hoops Stans Alpha Pro 2 Evo

Hope Technology has a strong mtb background, so we were confident in its ability to make a strong set of disc wheels for the road. Hope’s Pro Evo hubs have…

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Rolf Prima Alpha

Handbuilt in Oregon USA, Rolf claims the Vigor Alpha is the fastest alloy wheelset on the market. The 33mm-deep Delta aero rim has a chunky width of 22mm, which is…