Subscribe to Cycling Active magazine Give Cycling Active as a gift Newsletter
in bike reviews, bikes & gear / No comments »
Matt Lamy takes Pinnacle’s brand-new Lithium Four hybrid for a spin to see where its heart lies — the urban jungle, or the off-road trail
Cinelli’s steel-framed retro machine is undoubtedly nice to look at, but does the reality match the nostalgic reveries it conjures up?
Offering top performance at a commuter-friendly price, it’s easy to warm to Specialized mid-point Allez Elite model of its ever-popular range
A women’s-specific hybrid performance bike that offers the best of both worlds
He’s big and green, and he can carry about as much as the Incredible Hulk, but as Matt Lamy finds out, Beg Cycles’ Bertie is no monster
So it may have caused the Hon family to fall out big time, but at least the creation of Tern bikes has spawned some very nifty machines, such as this singlespeed option, the Link Uno
Off-road specialist Orange has produced its first multi-purpose machine for tarmac or tough terrain. Perfect if you like your riding smooth one day, and with gritty bits the next
An all-British women’s road bike that shows how creative component choices can give top value for money
The magic metal casts a spell on Simon Smythe — but will there be a fairytale ending?
The Riverside 7 is an incredible package that offers the keen trekking cyclist everything they’d ever want — but do they really need everything?
Less cyclo-cross, more crossing genres is the theme embodied in Trek’s newest all-rounder — despite the off-road racing hinted at in the name
in bike reviews, bikes & gear, featured / No comments »
What are the pros and cons of a thoroughbred race bike? Matt Levett finds out when he rides the BH G6 8.1
in bike news, bikes & gear, news / No comments »
Frog children’s bikes have teamed up with BBC Children in Need to launch a limited edition of ‘Pudsey’ Bear models
What’s bright orange and climbs really fast? It’s a tough new kids’ bike made from aluminium with seven gears
in bikes & gear, gear reviews, news / No comments »
If you’re not actually riding bikes, you could be reading about them — we review a selection of books covering everything from adventure touring to aerodynamic efficiency
We don’t know wherefore Romeo art, but the Juliet is Merida’s women specific contribution to the crowded sub-£1,000 sportive bike category
Carbon may be king, but BMC’s Granfondo GF02 proves there’s still life in good old aluminium
Dan Baines spends some quality time with the stunning steel Genesis Equilibrium to find out whether it lives up to its name and offers the perfect balance of tradition and technology
We absolutely loved the B’Twin Triban 3 budget alloy bike when we tested it last year, but can it be improved in the form of a new model with a dash of carbon?
When you just want to stay safe on the daily commute, full-on roadie lids can seem like overkill. Here’s seven quirky crash-hats that will protect your head without screaming ‘speed freak’
in bikes & gear, featured, gear news / No comments »
Phone, wallet, keys, iPad — they’re the accoutrements necessaire of modern life, but how best to carry them on your bike? One handy solution is a nifty little handlebar bag. Here are seven of the best
We get our hands on Bamboo Bikes’ first ever drop-bar bike. Is this cross machine just as happy playing in the woods as on tarmac? It’s time to find out…
Bianchi is the oldest bike brand in the world. Unsurprisingly, it knows how to design a mid-priced road bike
Shaft drive, hub gear and folding? That’s a lot of practicality to cram into one bike… the Dynamic Sidekick 8
in bike reviews, bikes & gear, news / No comments »
BH’s sportive special from sunny Spain comes from a company boasting big-race credentials