Components

Why are clipless pedals called clipless?

Wondered why clipless pedals are called clipless when, 'um', you clip in? Ady Dench, coach and triathlete with Triathlon Coaching UK, explains
25 April 2018 at 11:34

Best clipless pedals for triathlon

3 of this year’s best clipless pedals, tested and rated by our expert reviewer
13 March 2018 at 11:00  (1)

Garmin Vector 3 power pedals review

Are Garmin’s long-awaited power pedals worth the upgrade?
22 January 2018 at 09:44

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

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

What are aerobars?

Aerobars are aerodynamic handlebars that help the rider gets into an aerodynamic position but they are not for everyone. Nik Cook explains what they are and their benefits and disadvantages
07 July 2016 at 08:00

Road bike pedals: 6 of the best tested and rated

Master the art of clipless pedalling and take advantage of increased power transfer from leg to drivetrain when cycling. We clip into six of the best...
04 April 2016 at 09:33

Rotor INpower 3D+

We tested this axle-based power system that won't break the bank compared to others on the market
29 October 2015 at 15:26

XLab Delta 400 Gorilla XT bottle cage review

Can this banish the blight known as ‘bottle launch’? We find out…
13 July 2015 at 12:24

XLAB Torpedo System 100 bike hydration system review

Light, aero and packed with practical features – top marks
19 June 2015 at 09:00

Profile Design Aero HC Drink System review

Good value and a decent design – with just a few niggles, says our tester
04 June 2015 at 10:28

Campagnolo Chorus bike groupset review

Can Campagnolo’s third-tier Chorus groupset impress our reviewer?
20 March 2015 at 14:39

Shimano 105 5800 clipless pedals review

Shimano 105 5800 clipless pedals tested and rated by our expert reviewer
06 February 2015 at 12:07

First Look: Nikola Zivo pedals

Innovative units claim to shave 2mins off a 40km bike leg, thanks to greater comfort and power from 25mm of lateral motion
17 October 2014 at 12:20

Review: Nathan AP Pro TT bike hydration system

A couple of issues but a certainly solid choice for long-course fuelling
22 September 2014 at 16:47

Review: 3T Vola Pro Aerobar

Lovely to ride on and a great range of adjustability, but fiddly to set up
09 June 2014 at 14:15

Review: Torhans VR aero bottle

One for the age-group elite where every second counts
23 May 2014 at 16:35

Review: Quarq Riken power meter

Consistent readings and accuracy comparable to other offerings
06 May 2014 at 10:52

Review: Shimano R785 hydraulic disc brakes

Superb brakes. The future is probably disc-shaped, but they're not really an option for triathletes just yet
20 March 2014 at 14:31

Power2Max Rotor 3D Plus

Affordable and effective crank-based power meter
14 January 2014 at 10:26