[embedded content] What happens when you pit a 26-year-old roady on a carbon race bike against a 60-year-old leisure cyclist on an electric bike? Advertisement We love to give ourselves a challenge on BikeRadar Diaries, and this time the task was two-fold. First, can we get Sue Norledge, mum of our assistant video producer Joe
A weekly dose of new kit for you to drool over, including kit, tools, accessories and more… June 27, 2019 at 6:02 pm 11spd is dead! Long live First Look Friday! Advertisement Every week we bring you some of the shiniest, prettiest and occasionally quirkiest new bits and pieces to arrive in the BikeRadar office.
24 different models cropped, cut, and hammered to sort the wheat from the chaff June 20, 2019 at 1:00 pm We’ve tested 24 locks to destruction to reveal which is the best bike lock on the market. Tested were a selection of U-locks, foldable locks and chain locks for cyclists. Advertisement What to look for
Sponsored by Scott Sports Expert tips for road cyclists planning their first gravel riding adventure June 27, 2019 at 11:28 am In the second instalment of our Adventure Addicts series in association with Scott Sports, roadie Mark Bailey joins former British CX champion Nick Craig in his Peak District playground to learn the way of
Ned Boulting bemoans the complexities of buying replacement bike kit June 22, 2019 at 11:00 am Nothing unusual about my saddle being nicked, except for the fact that it left me with a predicament regarding how to get home. My improvised technique became the unusual bit as I rode for about a mile ‘a la
This week’s new bikes and gear June 21, 2019 at 9:17 am Happy Friday, folks! It’s officially the longest day of the year here in the UK and the rest of the northern hemisphere, and that means we can all stop enjoying those lovely light evenings and start gearing up for the darkness again. Is
This week’s very best new bikes and gear June 14, 2019 at 12:19 pm Ahh, Friday. For most, this is the beginning of a weekend ahead due to be spent making merry in sunny gardens with close chums. However, we know that for you — a true cycling fan — that the weekend will be
Advice for those who are new to cycling to their workplace June 14, 2019 at 10:00 am If you are new to commuting via bike then the chances are there will be a few small changes that could make a big difference to your riding. Advertisement Here we cover tips ranging from personal preparation to
Top GPS cycle computers ridden and rated June 13, 2019 at 10:35 am GPS-equipped cycle computers are as popular now for use with social media apps such as Strava, as they are for navigation and training purposes. Advertisement Garmin dominates the market, with units ranging from the diminutive Edge 20 to the smartphone-sized Edge 1030, but
Your lunch will be the envy of your co-workers June 13, 2019 at 2:36 pm Whether you like to feel the sun on your face at lunchtime or dine al desko, eating something tasty, nutritious and healthy will ensure you power through your afternoon and have energy to spare for your evening rides. Advertisement Work
Six sealants tested to help you buy with confidence May 20, 2019 at 6:00 pm Have you ever wondered which tubeless sealant works the best? We’ve carried out controlled tests to try to find out. Advertisement Read on, or watch the video below to find out how we did this, and discover which products came
60 miles of turbo-assisted range, 60kg of carrying capacity and no worries about traffic jams June 10, 2019 at 12:19 pm [embedded content] It’s rare that a technical editor at BikeRadar actually buys a bike because there’s always something ‘new’ to try out. But the Riese & Müller Multicharger Vario has changed Tom’s mind. With
Make sure things run smoothly when taking your mate on their first road ride June 9, 2019 at 8:00 am Taking a friend on their first ride? The Endurance Coach’s Nick Thomas has some tips for both of you… Advertisement 1. Riding skills Old hand: Choose a relatively local route to begin with in case
Sponsored by Giant Is an electric bike enough to beat the world’s best trail dog? May 17, 2019 at 9:46 pm [embedded content] Ruby — a favourite, recurring member of the BikeRadar YouTube team — is almost certainly the world’s most famous trail dog and is definitely the world’s fastest. Advertisement With a top speed
Wise words from bike lovers worldwide that’ll inspire you to go riding today! May 19, 2019 at 1:01 am It’s amazing what people can come up with while on two wheels. Here’s a selection of some of the most interesting and insightful quotes on the subjects of bikes and cycling. Advertisement Fifty inspirational quotes on
Find the right mountain bike, hybrid and road frame size for you May 20, 2019 at 9:45 am What size bike should I buy? It’s a common question that women have when considering a new bike. That’s why we’ve created a simple women’s frame sizing guide, which is divided into tables for road bikes, mountain
This week’s best new bikes and gear May 24, 2019 at 12:01 am Friday hath dawned and that means new bikes and gear at BikeRadar HQ. Oh yes. Advertisement This week we’ve got shiny forks, a less shiny car, some excellent modelling poses and some top class reading matter to ease you into the weekend.
Small-to-medium size seat bags for your riding necessities May 29, 2019 at 8:00 am Saddle bags come in handy on longer rides in particular and are ideal for storing essentials such as spare tubes, CO2 cylinders, multi-tools and tyre levers. Here are six of the best saddle bags that we’ve put six to the test.