Can a tubeless tyre survive a nail? (video)

Many wheel and tyre companies are pushing tubeless tyres and wheels at the moment. For those who don’t know, tubeless tyres are similar to a clincher, but form an air…


Cycling air bag helmet put to the test (video)

Wearing a helmet is a controversial issue amongst cyclists, with many swearing by them and others claiming that they don’t offer adequate or sufficient protection to warrant wearing them. >>>…

Lapierre Xelius SL 700

Lapierre launches 2016 bikes

Lapierre has considerable heritage in the cycling industry, having been producing bikes since 1946. There is also a well estabilished history in the pro-peloton, with the Dijon-based brand sponsoring the…


Zipp unveils 404 Firestrike tubular wheels

SRAM subsidiary brand Zipp has produced what it claims to be its most technically advanced tubular wheel ever, the 404 Firestrike Tubular. Zipp has also updated its very popular 404 Firestrike Carbon…


The top 10 game-changing road bikes

Throughout the ages, riders equipment has continued to evolve. Here at Cycling Weekly, we take a look at the most iconic and game-changing road bikes throughout the ages. This list is…

Audi bike

Audi unveils bike that costs as much as a car

Famous for their luxury cars, Audi has unveiled a new lightweight road bike, the imaginatively named ‘Audi Sport Racing Bike’ at its showroom in Shibuya, Tokyo. As you might expect, the…

Syzr pedal and cleat with front of pedal and cleat to left side.

Speedplay launches off-road pedal system

At first sight, Speedplay’s new Syzr off-road pedals look very much like a Shimano SPD pedal with a front cleat engagement pin and a rear spring-loaded hinged cleat retainer. However, as…


Giro d’Italia team time trial tech

The Giro d’Italia kicked off on Saturday with a 17.6km team time trial from San Lorenzo al Mare to San Remo. Of course the most important news was the victory…

12 speed

Do we need 12-speed gears?

Will yet another extra sprocket make us all better cyclists? Nigel Wynn explores the possibility of an extra gear