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Eastway’s ST1.0 has been dubbed a bike with wide ranging abilities. Chris Catchpole takes a ride to see if this traditionally-styled all-rounder can live up to its maker’s claims
Based on the ultra-exotic, pro-level M10, is Colnago’s cut-price copy the real deal or just a sheep in wolf’s clothing?
Andy Lulham returns to his cycling youth on Ridgeback’s triple-chainset range-topper. On paper, it appears to balance the books, but is there some crafty accounting going on? Can it pay the bills as an everyday workhorse?
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Handsome, British-built folder with a ride feel that matches many a hinge-free commuter
The CX1.0 is the top-of-the-range carbon-fibre cyclo-cross bike from new British brand Eastway
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
What are the pros and cons of a thoroughbred race bike? Matt Levett finds out when he rides the BH G6 8.1
What’s bright orange and climbs really fast? It’s a tough new kids’ bike made from aluminium with seven gears
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?
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