Bike

Planet X Exo 3 triathlon bike review

Planet X have a huge UK triathlon heritage and are used to winning on value. And with the release of the long-awaited Exo3, they’re aiming to take on the best and win on speed, too. Matt Baird took it for a test ride to find out if they achieved it...
07 December 2016 at 15:06  (1)

Cassette and chainring combination: how to choose the right set-up

Confused about the best cassette and chainring set-up for training and racing, and wondering whether different events should demand different choices? Nik Cook explains what you need to know
06 December 2016 at 09:23

Canyon Speedmax CF SLX 9.0 triathlon bike review

With Jan Frodeno taking the Ironman world titles in 2015 and 2016, and the iron-distance record, aboard it, Canyon have had a dream start for their new Speedmax CF SLX tri machine. And now it’s available to us mere mortals. We got the exclusive first UK test…
05 December 2016 at 10:50

Boardman Air 9.9 (Brownlee Signature Edition) bike review

The Boardman Air 9.9 is the Brownlee brothers’ bike of choice – and we got our hands on an exclusive test model. Jack Sexty took it for a test ride to see if it delivered a Brownlee performance
01 December 2016 at 08:56

Eastway Emitter R4 bike review

Eastway has returned, backed by Wiggle. So what can the partnership offer in the training and race-day stakes? We ride their sub-£1k offering to find out
30 November 2016 at 11:10

Orbea Ordu Ltd M201 triathlon bike review

Orbea’s new aero racer, the Ordu Lts M201, promises both more user friendliness for tri and more speed – is it too good to be true? Jamie Wilkins takes it for a test ride
25 November 2016 at 10:49

Look 796 Monoblade triathlon bike review

The astonishingly thin aero tri bike, the Look 796 Monoblade, promises to slide through the air like it isn’t even there. We tested it to find out how the theory works in the real world…
24 November 2016 at 13:22

V02 V:Pro:Carbon bike review

Boutique British bike brand V02 have given their Pro Carbon frame a makeover. And with the previous version scoring highly in 220, we were keen to get testing…
23 November 2016 at 13:06

Sensa Dura Integra Pro tri bike review

This open mould steed from the established Dutch brand is now officially available in the UK. So will it rise above the stern sub-£3k competition or leave you lying low?
23 November 2016 at 11:27

Garmin Edge 820 bike computer review

Garmin’s latest cycling-specific GPS computer is effectively its flagship Edge 1000 in the body of the popular performance-focused Garmin Edge 520.
04 November 2016 at 11:40

Zipp release their radical new 454 NSW wheel, priced £3,500

Radical new wheel design for the aero market inspired by the humpback whale
04 November 2016 at 08:49

Video: Ventum One gets a test ride

Watch Jamie Wilkins taking the Ventum One, claimed to be the fastest triathlon bike in the world, for a spin and listen to his thoughts on to whether it lives up to expectation
03 November 2016 at 14:29

4 of the best bike lights

If you are cycling on the roads at night you need to be seen. Nik Cook tests and rates 4 of the best bike lights
19 October 2016 at 08:51

Ventum One bike review

The product of a group of highly talented and free-thinking engineers, the radical Ventum One is claimed to be the world’s fastest tri bike. We put it to the test…
06 October 2016 at 09:36

New BMC Timemachine launches at Kona

BMC launches new triathlon bike at Kona
05 October 2016 at 12:34

Cervélo P5X launches at Kona

Cervélo Cycles have launched its new P5X model at this year’s Ironman World Championship. Read all about it here...
05 October 2016 at 10:58  (1)

Diamondback claims world’s fastest tri bike with new Andean

Features include disc brakes and an enveloping aero frame without seatstays
16 September 2016 at 09:40

Textreme Disc & Tri-Spoke race wheel review

Are these the ultimate race wheels and worth the massive price tag of £2,299.99 per wheel (yep thats right - near enough £4,600 for your bike) ? Jamie Wilkins takes them for a spin to find out
14 September 2016 at 13:54

Bike race wheels: how to choose the right ones

Discs, deep rims, tubs… Choosing the right race wheels will make or break your bike leg. But how do you pick the set for you? Jay Prasuhn finds out
12 September 2016 at 09:12

Bike power meters for triathletes: what to know

Our in-depth guide to bike power meters and their uses for triathletes
08 September 2016 at 09:27