What is a folding bike? Folding bikes are set apart from other machines on the market by one defining characteristic: they fold. The collapsable nature of these bikes means that they’re…

Specialized Diverge

Gravel bikes and adventure bikes: the basics Gravel bikes sit somewhere between cyclocross bikes and endurance road bikes – they’re more nimble on the road than their mud ready cyclocross brethren, but…

puncture repair

Even the toughest tyres can't guarantee you won't puncture. A mini-pump can't either, but it can guarantee you're not left stranded in the cold. We take a look at seven…

The track pump is probably the most used bit of equipment, so Rob Hoyles finds the best...

The Trek Madone Race Shop Ltd is the fastest bike we have tested

Our independent testing shows that an aero bike can save about 25 watts. We've also tested them head to head - here's the truth about which is fastest

What is a cycling skinsuit? A skinsuit is designed to be the most aerodynamic clothing you can wear. Premium skinsuits feature special fabrics designed to reduce drag and manipulate airflow.…

Raleigh has been trading since 1885 - but its bikes have come a long way since the 'safety bicycle', and indeed the Chopper of the 1970s

Focus bikes

Focus bikes was founded in 1992, headed up by cyclocross World Champion Mike Kluge. The German brand produced six mountain bikes in 1994, having partnered with Derby Cycle Werke. It…