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£1,000 bikes: A very British bike test

£1000 British bike test

What better way to celebrate our Olympic cycling glory than to put four British contenders through their paces

£1,000 British bikes: Ribble Evo Pro Carbon £999.99

Ribble Evo Pro Carbon

Ribble Evo Pro Carbon: One of four British bikes for under a grand

£1,000 British bikes: Verdict

£1000 British bikes

We present the verdict in our four-way test of British bikes that cost under a grand

Seven of the best: GPS watches

GPS watches grouptest

If you want to monitor and record your rides via satellite tracking, a GPS watch allows you to do just that, without the expense and technical complexity of a bar-mounted, map-plotting unit

Seven of the best: GPS watches

GPS watches grouptest

If you want to monitor and record your rides via satellite tracking, a GPS watch allows you to do just that, without the expense and technical complexity of a bar-mounted, map-plotting unit

Corratec Shape Pro: First ride

Corratec Shape Pro

Mountain bike strength combined with road bike speed — classic German efficiency

Ride Greece: Messin’ in Messenia

Greece

Riding through one of the most unspoilt and breathtaking landscapes in the Peloponnese region of Greece, an area with 4,500 years of history and amazing natural backdrop

7 of the best road shoes

7 of the best road shoes

You work hard pushing your pedals round, so you don’t want any of that energy wasted because of flimsy soles. Militate against that risk by investing in a pair of securely-fitting, rigid road shoes

Montura Four: First Ride

Montura Four

Titanium is still the ultimate do-it-all frame material and now there’s a new home grown option

Bike Blenheim Palace gets some Team GB

Bike Blenheim Palace

Last call for entries to the coming weekend’s Bike Blenheim Palace cycling festival (August 18-19)

Whistle Win: First ride

Whistle WIn

Looking for your first aluminium road bike and an eye-catching girly one at that? We put the rosy Whistle Win through its paces out in the lanes

7 of the best £50 cycle helmets

7 of the best £50 helmets

When you’re out on your bike it makes sense to protect your bonce with a helmet. It makes even more sense to spend less than £50. Combine the two and you’re onto a real winner

Bike Week 2012

Bike Week logo

Everyday cycling for everyone is the theme of this year’s Bike Week, running from June 16-24 2012

7 of the best: Bike locks

7 of the best bike locks

Lock it or lose it — our selection of bike security products is the key to your peace of mind

Mountain bike versus hybrid: Test lab

Mountain bike versus hybrid

So a hybrid is just a mountain bike with bigger wheels and slicker tyres on, right? Professor Lamy dons his lab coat and gets out his Bunsen burner to experiment

Bike Blenheim Palace 2012

Bike Blenheim Palace sportive

From the Queen’s Jubilee to the Olympic, this summer won’t be short of patriotic opportunities, but we guarantee you won’t find a more wonderfully British day out on your bike than at Bike Blenheim Palace 2012

Cycling Active May 2012 issue on sale now!

Cycling Active May 2012 issue

Cycling Active May 2012 issue: Carbon bikes tested from £1299; 31 pages of kit; What to wear this spring; Britain’s floating bike shop & more!

Islabikes Beinn 29: First Ride

Islabikes Beinn 29

Can Islabikes recreate the detail it puts into its children’s cycles on a full-size adult machine?

Pre-ride bike check: Easy as ABC

Easy as ABC bike checks

Two-minute pre-ride checks, essential for every cyclist that could save you time and maintenance problems in the future

7 of the best: Close clearance mudguards

Mudguard test main pic

They’re hardly bling, but if you want to ride through winter in comfort, a good set of fenders is a must. We’ve rounded up the best

Boardman Hybrid Pro: First ride £999.99

Boardman Hybrid Pro

Does Boardman’s new Hybrid combine the speed of a road bike with the comfort of a mountain bike, or is it just an unhappy compromise?

Cycling Active March 2012 issue on sale from Feb 1

Cycling Active March 2012 issue

Cycling Active March 2012 issue on sale from February 1: £1k bike test; 29 pages of bikes & kit; Ride 100 miles on 4 weeks’ training; Budget GPS systems; MTB shoes; fitness advice and much more!

7 of the best: Front lights

7 of the best front lights

It’s easy to get a bit down in the dumps when it gets dark, but our selection of front lights ought to leave you beaming

Ridgeback Voyage first ride £849.99

ridgeback-voyage-test-main

Why straddle the world when you can straddle this great value tourer from Ridgeback instead?

The pick of London Bike Show 2012

Madison stand & cafe, London Bike Show 2012

Latest bikes and kit direct from the 2012 London Bike Show in January