First Look: Sixth Element SE30CX Wheelset

Handmade in the UK carbon wheels

Review: NS RAG+

Hannah reflects back on her time with the NS RAG+. It saw her through the exertions of the Dirty Reiver, but how did it stack up on home trails?

First Look: Alpkit Rando bikepacking luggage

Alpkit have a new premium range of bikepacking luggage out. Before Rachel takes it out and gets it all dirty, she gives us a first look lowdown.

Pinnacle Arkose LTD WTB

First Look: Pinnacle Arkose LTD 2017

We get our hands on the top-spec, limited edition \"adventure road\" bike from Pinnacle, the Arkose LTD.

Review: WTB Riddler 45c, TCS Light Tyres

Huw tests out one of the wider gravel tyre options on the market.

Reviewed: rh+ Shark Bibshorts, Jersey, Arm and Leg Warmers

Can this outfit from rh+ offer both style and performance?

Bontrager Velocis S1

Review: Bontrager Velocis S1 SoftShell Jacket

The Bontrager Velocis S1 is designed for cold, but not freezing conditions. Sounds exactly like Spring in the UK then

Review: Specialized AWOL Comp longterm review

The AWOL series of bikes belong to Specialized’s road adventure bike category and are billed as being the most versatile and durable of the dropbar bikes offered. These are qualities that...

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Review: 2017 Whyte Gisburn Longterm Test Bike

For 2017, the Gisburn has drawn significant inspiration from the mountain bike world, with Whyte aiming to build a more capable, comfortable and confidence-inspiring drop bar experience.

Mavic Crossride SL Elite shoes

Reviewed: Mavic Crossride SL Elite shoes

Brand: Mavic Product: Crossride SL Elite Price: £100.00 From: Tested: August 2016 Tested by: Dave Haygarth I was keen on an all-day shoe, the likes of which I could comfortably pound...

Rated: Endura FS260-PRO SL Women’s Bib Shorts DS

Bib shorts with a zip to make sure you\'re not caught short? How did Hannah get on?

WTB Road Plus Wheelset with White Industries XMR Hubs

WTB Road Plus Wheelset with White Industries XMR Hubs

Plus-sized wheels and tires aren’t just for mountain bikes anymore.

Gravel Under a Grand? Three Bikes Tested.

Hannah tests out three bike bargains for those wanting to get out on the gravel.

First Look: Specialized SAWTOOTH 700x42c tyres

Fresh all-road rubber from Specialized.

Received: Specialized AWOL Comp

The Specialized AWOL is a stealthy black adventure bike with some nicely fat tyres.

Frog Bikes Road 67

WORDS AND PHOTOS BY DAVE HAYGARTH £361 / €493 / $578 WEIGHT: 8.8KG (STATED) // SIZE TESTED: 14″ (AGES 8-12) WWW.FROGBIKES.COM It totally figures from a marketing perspective that the...

KTM Canic CXC 11

WORDS AND PHOTOS BY TOM HILL £2,699 / €3499 / $4390 WEIGHT: 8.8KG (WITH PEDALS) // SIZE TESTED: 57CM WWW.KTM-BIKES.AT We live in exciting times. The popularity of what was...

Kinesis Pro6 Disc (Frame and Fork)

WORDS AND PHOTOS BY MARK TEARLE £649.99 (FRAME/FORK) WEIGHT: 2.2KG (FRAME/FORK) // SIZE TESTED: 54CM WWW.KINESISBIKES.CO.UK The Kinesis Crosslight Pro6 frame and fork set is well established in the UK...

Marin Four Corners Elite

WORDS AND PHOTOS BY KAREN BROOKS £1,900 / €1,899 / $2,309 WEIGHT: 11KG // SIZE TESTED: SMALL WWW.MARINBIKES.COM It’s a good time to be an adventurous bike tourist. Thirty years...


Rated: Gore Bike Wear ‘One Gore-Tex Active’ jacket

Can Gore-Tex\'s new wonder fabric keep our tester dry – from both rain and sweat?

Salsa Cowchipper 2 Bars

RATED WORDS & PHOTOS BY GREG MAY   £79 / €75 / $80 SIZE TESTED: 44CM // WEIGHT: 330G WWW.SALSACYCLES.COM   I think it’s pretty fair to say that I...

Rated: Islabikes Luath 700

Words by Jeff Lockwood and Kaya Lockwood Photos by Jeff Lockwood. £549/$699 Size Tested: small Weight: 10.69kg While cyclocross development programs for kids are starting to emerge (such as...

Rated: Specialized Diverge 2015

Words and Photos by Whit Yost. £5,500/€7,700/$8,500 Size Tested: 56cm Weight: 8.25KG While it’s been marketed as a quit-your-day-job-and-go-ride-around-the-Spanish-countryside kind of bike, the Specialized Diverge is actually aimed at...

Rated: Kona Private Jake

Words and photos by Mark Alker. Price: £1,499/€1,799/$1,999 weight: 9.84KG size tested: 53   Kona tends to make bikes that have unique characteristics. They manufacture the usual range of...

Rated: GORE Bike Wear Base Layer Windstopper Shirt

Words and photo by Jeff Lockwood £49.99/€59.95/$75.99 The short sleeve Base Layer Windstopper Shirt uses two different sorts of fabrics to offer up comfort in the form of some...