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11spd: This week's new bike gear

Here are some words we associate with January: dull, grey, cold, sad, Jones. Which one is the odd one out? Correct! It’s ‘dull’, because how could the month after Christmas in which you get to play with your new toys possibly be dull? At BikeRadar towers we’re all zipping around on flammable hoverboards and playing […]

Spin Cycle FeatherLight half sleeve jersey and bib shorts

Spin Cycle is a young Australian cycling apparel brand, with a clear point of difference to many of its startup competitors – price. While the brand is focused on offering top quality race-inspired clothing, its prices are actually quite reasonable, albeit not so impressive when compared to the big name labels. I was sent the […]

Specialized Camber Comp 29

Specialized’s quietly quick trail bike range used to be split between XC-friendly standard Cambers and more technical trail happy EVO variants, all with 29in wheels. For 2016 there are 650b bikes to sit alongside the 29ers, and both are based around a tweaked EVO template that makes this deceptively easy speed machine a real grower. […]

How to ride safely in traffic

Many people cite safety fears as the reason they wouldn’t commute by bike. But millions of people do it safely each day, and as long as you remember some important strategies for dealing with common hazards, you should arrive at your workplace with a smile on your face every day. We asked cycling skills and […]

Praxis Works Turn Girder M30

Praxis has a superb global reputation for its ultra long-lived, cold-forged and machined chainrings and pioneering ‘self installing’ threaded sleeve press-fit bottom bracket solutions. Now, with the new Turn brand, Praxis has bridged the gap between bearings and rings with these unashamedly, almost brutally workmanlike-looking Girder cranks. As with Hope, the oversized alloy axle is […]