Accessories

First ride: Garmin Varia Vision

New for this season, Garmin has introduced the Varia Vision, cyborgesque in-sight display to partner with its Edge range of cycle computers. This clever little device means it’s even easier now to see data on the move.…

Five of the best cycling sunglasses for summer

Raise your glasses – we look at five of the best road cycling glasses and their technology for this summer. …

Best hydration packs for mountain biking

Only you will know which hydration pack best fits your needs but here are some of our favourites from industry experts Camelbak and Osprey..…

Six great Bottle Cage Choices for your Road Bike

Don’t lose your bottle - here are six great bottle cage choices for your road bike.…

Oakley Jawbreaker Review

James Jannard founded Oakley - named after his English Setter, “Oakley Anne” - in 1975. He didn’t start with eyewear though. First, he produced rubber grips for motocross bikes. He’d flog them from the back of his van at races. The company has grown somewhat since then.…

How to transport your bike on holiday with an Evoc Bike Bag

The sun is shining, albeit intermittently, and for many people it’s time to think about summer holidays. While it’s perfectly possible — necessary even — to take some constant companions with you on vacation (we’re thinking partners, husbands, wives and family here), you might think it’s a lot more tricky to take along another of your nearest and dearest: your bike. However, it is perfectly possible to travel abroad with your bicycle kept safe and secure, the secret is just to pack it in the correct way. Here we look at a range of bike-carrying kit from Evoc that will make air, road, rail or sea travel with your bike seem (almost) painless. …

Adventure Child Bike Trailer Range Review

These days there are quite a number of ways to transport a small child with you by bike. Of course, the most obvious is the bike rack- , top-tube- or frame-mounted child seat, which is simple and does the job. However, possibly the most efficient and secure option — and really the only option if you are the parent of twins or have two children to transport — is to use a purpose-built child trailer.…

Osprey Hydration Packs Range Review

In the market for a new hydration pack? We look at the Osprey range - including Verve, Viper, Raptor and Raven - in more detail...…

‘I’ve got your back’ – Cycliq Fly6 rear light with built-in HD camera

How handy would it be...a rear bike light which is also a HD camera? Well, Cycliq have launched just that with the Fly6 and we're excited to now be stocking this innovative product. Here's our first verdict...…

Rolling through the winter with Elite Rollers: Which one’s right for you?

There are a lot of benefits of riding rollers. As well as enabling cyclists to get a decent workout when the weather isn’t exactly encouraging, it’ll help build core stability on the bike, balance and the fine art of souplesse, the Holy Grail for any serious cyclists, on the road or off it.…