Bike

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
03 January 2017 at 11:22

The best road bikes for triathlon

Throughout the year the 220 team test and review some of the finest road bikes for triathlon on the market, priced between £950 and £11,000. Here are the road bikes we considered the best for triathlon; all scoring 85% or more.
13 December 2016 at 09:00

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. Jamie Wilkins took it for a test ride to find out if they achieved it...
07 December 2016 at 15:06  (2)

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  (2)

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  (1)

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