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Cafe du Cycliste Women’s Heidi jacket

A good winter riding jacket turns a fear of cold weather rides into a desire to get outside and go exploring. In the past, a lot of designs for women have been hit and miss. A scaled down unisex product is typically too loose in the sleeves and short or billowy at the front. As […]

Vote for your fave autumn riding photo

Last week we asked you to post your best autumn riding photos on the BikeRadar forum, and were quickly blown away… So many amazing photos came in, from all over the world. There were arty shots of Swiss transmitter towers, autumn sunrises in San Diego, gritty UK rides in hard rain, snowy shots above the […]

Zen Bicycle Company ROAD frameset

Portland, Oregon-based builder Zen Bicycle Company proves that steel doesn’t have to be synonymous with ‘old’ or ‘slow’. The company’s simply named ROAD frame pairs a thoroughly modern Columbus HSS Spirit oversized niobium steel tubeset with an Enve carbon fork, Zen’s own convertible dropout design, and disc brakes at either end for a quintessentially springy […]

This electric bike folds in just one second

It sounds too good to be true – an electric, smart, maintenance-free bike made for commuting that folds up in just one second. Where’s the catch? Well the Gi FlyBike is currently seeking funding on Kickstarter, but the team behind it already smashed their original $75,000 goal in a matter of hours. The Gi FlyBike […]

The Calibre Dune brings fat bike fun for under £600

This Dune fat bike from Calibre could soon be responsible for a bicycle obesity epidemic in the UK. You see, unlike most bikes of its kind on the market, the Dune is both cheap and light. Take a look at this bike’s competition and you’ll fine plenty of lighter and even some cheaper options but […]

We have a winning T-shirt design

Our judges have picked a winner for the recent BikeRadar T-shirt design competition, and it’s one for all the Strava hunters out there. After whittling down the scores of entries by BikeRadar readers, our judges picked a design by Jason Ottinger, a 37-year-old graphic designer from Atlanta who loves to spend his free time riding […]

Top 5 road bikes of 2016

These are the five best road bikes that will grace the tarmac in 2016. Some we’ve ridden, some we can’t wait to ride, all are brand new and packed full of innovation.  In our top five for 2016 are the Trek Madone, Cérvelo R3 Disc, Specialized Venge ViAS, Cannondale SuperSix EVO Hi-Mod and Scott Foil.  […]

Pro bike: Jolien D’Hoore’s Colnago V1-r

At the start of 2015, Belgian Jolien D’Hoore cited her Colnago V1-r as one of the things she was most excited about in her first season with Wiggle Honda Pro Cycling, and given the stellar year she’s had it seems her enthusiasm for her new bike was well placed. Her biggest results include first overall […]

Selle Italia Novus Flow S

Selle Italia launched the original Novus in 1994, the result of a collaboration between the saddle maker and Ferrari. Selle provided the saddle knowhow and Ferrari engineering applied some composites knowledge and ‘active’ suspension within the rail attachment design. It was also one of the first saddles to provide a central channel. It wasn’t as […]