Category Archives: Bicycle parts

How many do you know Max bike ?

Max bike Wide relief channel seat for maximum pressure relief Description The Max saddle continues the line of rider friendly saddles developed with the thought of comfort and speed. This road/triathlon saddle was developed by John Cobb for maximum rider comfort for both Triathlon riding and road riding. The lowered nose section combined with the… Read More »

Mavic Ksyrium Elite Road Wheelset

Mavic Ksyrium Elite Road Wheelset The Mavic Kysrium Elite has long been a staple of the road riding scene. With a great combination of price, performance and durability, it has long been the go for most riders, whether as an “upgrade” wheel for newer riders looking for a performance gain over the OE wheels that… Read More »

Specialized 2017 road bikes – first look: Venge ViAS Disc, Tarmac Disc, Allez Sprint, Sequoia, Roval wheels and more

Specialized have been busy over the past 12 months, with the Venge ViAS Disc aero bike, Roubaix endurance bike and Sequoia adventure/touring bike all introduced as part of a revamped model year 2017 line-up. Add to that the arrival of the race-bred, aluminium Allez DSW SL Sprint in the UK, and the existing Tarmac and… Read More »

Buyer’s guide: Shimano groupsets 2017

Shimano are one of the most recognisable brands in the bike industry – and they don’t even make road bikes. It’s all down to the presence of Shimano groupsets on practically every major bike brand’s machines in one form or another – with the vast majority of the market share going to Japanese giant over the… Read More »

Overshoes buying guide

  Why are overshoes important? Overshoes have a variety of uses, which makes them an indispensable cycling product. In the summer, you may use overshoes to gain an aerodynamic advantage in a time trial. In spring or autumn, you may use them to protect your feet from spray on wet roads. Then in the winter, you may use them… Read More »

Gravel bike tyre buying guide

Gravel bikes, or ‘Adventure Road’ bikes, are becoming a huge hit in the world of cycling; providing the rider with the ability to explore the ‘road less travelled’. But, what is the best tyre for a gravel bike? In this guide, one of our staff riders, Chris, looks at a variety of four tyre options;… Read More »