Paul Norman

Paul Norman

In April, Shimano launched its Ultegra RX rear derailleur in both mechanical and Di2 formats. The Ultegra RX mech differs from a standard Ultegra mech in having a clutch mechanism…

Mavic has upped its gravel game this year – the French brand prefers to call its range Allroad to emphasise its products’ versatility. Alongside four new gravel wheelsets, its also…

The Enigma Etape had a refresh at the start of 2018 and the newest model falls into that new category of endurance bikes which can take on a bit of…

The Smith Portal becomes considerably more expensive in its MIPS variant – is it worth the extra outlay?

As a Scottish brand, Endura knows about rain and the Endura FS260-Pro Adrenaline race cape is an effective rain stopper. It’s made of a stretchy waterproof fabric so that you…

The Mavic Comete Ultimate is the latest helmet from Mavic, and comes with aero credentials. Mavic has tested these in the wind tunnel and says that the new helmet will…

The Kalf Flux lightweight jacket is made of a lightweight, ripstop, breathable waterproof fabric. It’s comfortable and a close fit, so that there’s little windflap, although the technical fabric is…

If you’re not sure whether you want a normal vented helmet or an aero one, Bollé has a solution: the Bollé The One helmet is both. When you unbox the…

Underpinning Team Dimension Data’s performance in the Tour de France, the new Enve SES 5.6 is a medium depth aero wheelset, available as a tubular and a clincher. At 29mm…

TAG Heuer Connected Modular

The market for smartwatches is growing, so it makes sense for a prestige watch brand to get in on the act. With its sporty image, it’s a natural arena for…

Selle Italia Smootape is made of squishy foam with tapered edges. It’s designed so that you can wrap your bars without overlapping the tape, leading to a smoother finish –…

Mason Resolution

Mason Cycles has been progressively expanding its bike range since Dom Mason founded his brand in 2014, introducing the Bokeh gravel bike (Dom Mason prefers to call it “AdventureSport”) in…

The Viking name has been around for 110 years, with the brand now focussing on urban cycling and commuting – activities for which the Viking Road Master seems well adapted.…