Road bikes

£700 road bikes: 3 of the best reviewed for triathlon

Break the £500 barrier on a road bike and you’ll notice an upsurge in the speed and endurance comfort stakes. But which brand should you back for tri? Here we test three £700 road bikes from Fuji, Mekk and Specialized
13 September 2018 at 12:30

Women's road bikes for triathlon: 3 of the best reviewed

With bike brands devoting more energy into female-specific road bikes, it was time for us to take three aero endurance bikes, at two different price points, on the roads to discover the best racers for tri. And an impressive bunch they are, too
11 August 2018 at 10:40

£3,000 aero road bikes: 3 of the best for triathlon reviewed

Want a road bike that’ll service your training and triathlon racing needs? Then check out these three carbon aero road bikes from Giant, Orbea and Vitus that combine dazzling spec lists with aero prowess
04 July 2018 at 09:08

Disc-brake road race bikes: 3 of the best reviewed for triathlon

Thinking about using disc brakes for triathlon? We test three £3k disc-equipped race bikes that can stop as fast as they go
07 June 2018 at 10:04

£500 road bikes: 3 of the best reviewed

Your first road bike buy is an important bike purchase. Here we test three £500 road bikes to discover the best for triathlon
23 March 2018 at 13:03

3 aluminium road bikes, priced around £1,500, reviewed for triathlon

Can aluminium rival carbon? These three aluminium road bikes from Hoy, Trek and Specialized, priced £1,350-£1,600, are hell bent on shedding off aluminium's questionable reputation. But is the road feedback as invigorating as the marketing claims?
06 December 2017 at 09:31

Up close with Jonny Brownlee's bike; the Scott Foil

2017 saw a switch to Scott for the Brownlee brothers. Here's why Jonny believes Foil gives him the edge
01 December 2017 at 11:31

Steel road bikes: 3 of the best reviewed for tri

Not ridden a steel bike since you were a kid? Then things have moved on. But should you go steel for tri? We assess the pedigree of three steel road bikes
14 November 2017 at 10:50

3 of the best road bikes for £1,000 reviewed

The £1,000 mark is the most competitive around for road bikes, which means you should expect a lot for your money
06 October 2017 at 12:30

Diamondback to release new aerodynamic, 'wickedly-fast', road bike early 2018

Diamondback are to release a new road bike that, they say, combines the advantages of both a road bike and a triathlon bike, solving the dilemma many triathletes face of having to choose between the two
04 October 2017 at 09:57

3 Tour de France-inspired road bikes under £2,200, tested and rated for triathlon

You’ll have spotted them on the Tour, but the bikes of the world’s greatest cyclists are just as at home in multisport as they are in the Alps. We test and review three GC rides for tri…all under £2,200
15 September 2017 at 15:00

Dassi's revolutionary graphene-induced Interceptor test ride

Dassi are aiming to revolutionise the bike industry with their graphene-infused Interceptor frame. We took it out for a very exclusive test ride to see how it performed
14 September 2017 at 10:52

3 top-end aero road bikes, priced £4,499 to £6,308, head to head

If you can only have one bike, it needs to be able to do everything. Jamie Wilkins puts 3 top-end aero road bikes from Canyon, Ridley and Rose to the test to see how they stack up against eachother
20 July 2017 at 11:09

Up close with Flora Duffy's bike - the Scott Foil

Bike supremo Flora Duffy is the reigning ITU champ and looks set to go even faster in 2017 on her new ride. Over to Fluffy
19 July 2017 at 14:22

Liv Langma Advanced SL 0 road bike first ride review

Liv Cycling has just unveiled the new Langma women's road bike, ahead of its racing debut at the Giro Rosa, which is designed to be the new queen of the mountains
13 July 2017 at 09:36

3 of the best road bikes under £3,000 head-to-head

The £2,000-3,000 road bike category is a hugely competitive minefield of speed and endurance. So which of these contenders from Specialized, Cannondale and Fuji will be your ultimate training and triathlon racing machine?
30 May 2017 at 11:45

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

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 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

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)