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...

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

triathlon suit sleeves

The garment that most triathletes will wear throughout the swim, bike and run legs of their race, a triathlon suit goes a long way to speeding up the fourth discipline:…

Good quality cycling shorts are an essential piece of equipment for any bike rider, but they don’t need to cost the earth. There’s a wide variety of cheap bib shorts…

best singlespeed and fixed gear bikes

Riding at its most simplified form is riding a bike with just one gear. That’s what the first Tour de France riders did in 1903 and that what people still…

Looking for a reliable commuting bike to get you from A to B on a daily basis? We round up some of the best bike styles for cycling to work

touring bikes

If you’re planning a multi-day adventure by bike and intend to travel as far as your legs can take you, carrying everything you need for the expedition, then a touring…

evoc saddle bag

The humble saddlebag is one of those items in cycling that really didn’t need to become controversial – but has somehow managed to do so. Like sock length, and the…

The classic short-sleeved cycling jersey is the staple item of any good cycling wardrobe 
— Rebecca Charlton tests 15 of the finest to see which you should be spending your

best women's saddles

With the boom in women's cycling in the UK, manufacturers are finally waking up to the fact that female riders have very different needs to their male counterparts.

Our guide to base layers, including long sleeve, short sleeve and sleeveless base layers, as well as what you should look for in terms of fit and materials