• Kona
    29 Jul 2016 / Chris Wright
    "Is it a road bike, or an off-road bike? Is it a commuter? A touring bike?" It is all of them; all rolled into one." This was how I summed up the Kona Rove ST , when I first 'rode and rated' it. I still stand by that statement; but, I wanted to take it to the next level, and really show how capable it is, when you let it...
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    Introducing the 'Coasts and Cols' Bikepacking Tour
    28 Jul 2016 / Tim Wiggins
    The Big Ride. The Adventure. The Escape. The Ultimate Kit Test. In this post, staff rider Tim introduces his plans for his bikepacking trip, this September. It has fairly 'epic' proportions… The 'Coasts and Cols' Tour - The Inspiration The inspiration for my 'Coasts and Cols' tour came from a number of sources...
  • fizik
    28 Jul 2016 / Tim Wiggins
    In this post, staff tester Tim Wiggins takes a look at the alloy finishing kit from Italian brand fizik. It's got some flair!
  • garmin
    27 Jul 2016 / Neil Towns
    Over the years, I have transitioned from a Garmin Edge 305, to an Edge 500, then to an Edge 510; I did have a brief dalliance with an Edge 1000, but found it too large for racing; most recently I have settled on the Edge 520. For me, the Edge 500 series is ideal in terms of size, and to be honest the lure of full directional mapping (previously...
  • wiggle-high5
    18 Jul 2016
    In this Wiggle High5 News post, we passed the microphone/pen to Japanese champion Mayuko Hagiwara, to talk about her experiences so far in the 2016 season --- After having made a return to the race from rehabilitation in the Japanese National Championships Road Race at the end of June, I travelled to Italy to participate Giro Rosa, which would...
  • staff-review
    15 Jul 2016 / Harry Staley
    In this blog, staff team rider Harry Staley takes a first look at the Eastway Emitter R1 - a bike that tops the range for Eastway bikes, and has had some great press reviews to date...
    15 Jul 2016 / Tim Wiggins
    A set of mid-depth carbon clinchers can transform the feel and performance of an off-the-peg road bike. They'll reduce the weight, improve the aerodynamics and boost acceleration off the line. The COSINE 45mm Full Carbon Clincher Wheelset is a great value option, and strikes that sought-after balance of performance, durability and reliability...
  • sidi-shoes
    12 Jul 2016 / Tim Wiggins
    In this review, staff tester and racer Tim Wiggins takes a look at the Sidi Wire Carbon Road Shoes - a super high-end cycling shoe, offering incredible performance and quality. --- Earlier in the year, I reviewed the Sidi Dragon 4 SRS Mountain Bike Shoes ; those shoes have since done some incredible rides - including Dolomite mountain bike...
  • living-with
    11 Jul 2016 / Richard Pearman
    In this second instalment of Richard's 'Living with Santini' series, he looks at the stunning Interactive kit from the brand, as well as the classic Oro Antico jersey
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    Living with Sportful - Kerry Thackaberry - First Rides
    08 Jul 2016
    This season, staff rider Kerry is 'Living with Sportful Women's Clothing' - trialling and testing a whole range of their kit, to find out what is the good stuff! These are her 'First Ride Impressions'... The Sportful Giro Waist Shorts and Sportful NoRain Knee Warmers For my first Sportful kit ride, I took a little trip to...