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Profile Design 1/Fifty race wheels review

Are carbon clinchers at this price too good to be true? Jamie Wilkins puts them through their paces to find out...
03 May 2017 at 08:40  (1)

Best clipless pedals for triathlon

Three of this year’s best clipless pedals, tested and rated by our expert reviewer
26 April 2017 at 11:00

Zipp's whale-derived wheel technology explained

What is Zipp's Sawtooth-inspired wheelset and how does it work? We explain all...
24 April 2017 at 13:22

Ribble CGR road bike review

Renowned for their build-your-own direct sales model, Ribble are touting the new CGR as their most versatile bike yet. So is it the ultimate budget do-it-all?
03 April 2017 at 13:35

Clip-on aerobars: 3 of the best reviewed

Often the easiest way to shave off seconds on the bike is with a set of clip-on tri bars. Chris Hovenden tests and rates three of the best drag-reducing aerobars…
31 March 2017 at 09:34

How much time does a triathlon bike save?

A triathlon bike could make a difference to your run by as much as 51 seconds over 5km, say experts
30 March 2017 at 12:53

6 of the best road bike racing tyres

Wondering which road bike racing tyres are the best? The difference between average and great bike race tyres can be a minute over 40km. Jamie Wilkins tests six…
30 March 2017 at 10:58

Why are deep-section aero wheels faster?

Wondering whether deep-section wheels are worth the investment and just how much faster they will make you? We discuss drag, turbulence, and yaw angles, and highlight how and why deep-section wheels are faster than shallow rims...
15 March 2017 at 09:08

Do I need an aero helmet for triathlon?

Tri coach Joe Beer and record-breaking time triallist Matt Bottrill discuss the need for aero helmets, the time you save and whether they are worth using in all conditions.
13 March 2017 at 09:54

Is a road bike or triathlon bike best for a hilly Ironman?

Mark Kleanthous explains how to decide which bike is most suitable for the Ironman course you’re racing.
09 February 2017 at 13:51  (1)

First look: 2-Spoke M5 carbon wheels

Will these wheels turn crosswinds into free speed? We take a look at some unusual wheels from 2-Spoke
08 February 2017 at 11:57  (1)

How to clean your bike during the winter

Nik Cook explains exactly how to clean your bike so it keeps running smoothly
07 February 2017 at 10:56

The best bike boxes for triathletes

If you’re taking your beloved bike abroad, it’s essential to make sure it arrives safe and sound. Jack Sexty finds out which of these bike cases tick all the boxes….
06 February 2017 at 12:32

Bianchi Oltre XR4 road bike review

They have road bike heritage, prestige and elegance in spades. But how will Bianchi’s latest serve as a triathlon-worthy bike? We mount the Oltre XR4 to find out…
01 February 2017 at 10:31

The best triathlon bikes reviewed

Throughout the year the 220 team test and review some of the finest triathlon bikes on the market. Here are the triathlon bikes we considered the best out of all of them for triathletes; all scoring 85% or more.
24 January 2017 at 13:00  (1)

How to choose the right cycling helmet for race-day

Jamie Wilkins explains how to make the right helmet choice for your triathlon...
24 January 2017 at 10:44

Aero road helmets: 10 of the best reviewed

Aero road helmets are an ultra-smart compromise of standard and TT cycling helmets. Jamie Wilkins reviews the merits of 10 for both training and racing…
23 January 2017 at 12:52

The best turbo trainers reviewed

A turbo trainer is an essential part of a triathlete's kit if they're serious about improving their riding. Chris Hovenden reviews, tests, and rates some of the best on the market
10 January 2017 at 09:06

The Cervélo P5X triathlon bike gets a test ride

Cervélo has proclaimed the P5X as the ‘ultimate triathlon bike’, taking over three years to perfect it. We took the Cervélo P5X for a first ride at the Euro launch in Andalusia…
05 January 2017 at 10:53

Disc brakes: the pros and cons

There seems to have been a big ‘shift’ in braking tech in recent years. Nik Cook explains the benefits and drawbacks of disc brakes for winter road biking
03 January 2017 at 11:22