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What is the difference between a road bike and a triathlon bike?

Have you ever looked at a triathlon bike and thought "that looks a bit funny, but I'm not sure why?" You're not the only one. Road bikes and triathlon bikes may have very similar uses, but look beyond the skinny tyres and you'll find two very different beasts.

5 of Britain’s best bike manufacturers

Here on this little cluster of islands we're quite fortunate to have some of the world's greatest bike trails and cycleways, and thanks to these top British bike manufacturers, we're spoilt for choice when choosing a bike to ride on them. Let's celebrate some of the best cycling brands from dear old Blighty.

Giant Contend SL2 Disc Review: 2017

The all-new Giant Contend range for 2017 replaces the aluminium Defy. At under £1000 the Contend SL2 Disc is just within a Cycle To Work scheme budget, but how does this bike perform on the road?

Best 2017 disc brake road bikes under £1500 (part 2)

In part two of our blog, we single out the disc brake road bikes you can get for between £1000 and £1500. With an increased budget, you can expect to find carbon frames, full hydraulic brakesets and high performance gearing on these bikes.

The best 2017 disc brake road bikes under £1000

Not so long ago, disc brakes on road bikes were a controversial subject. Now, any manufacturer who takes their road bikes seriously has a couple of disc brake options available. Catering to those buying on a budget, this first of two parts takes a look at the best road bikes for sale under £1000 equipped with disc brakes.

The differences between Cyclocross and Road bikes

Cyclocross bikes and road bikes can look almost indistinguishable from each other at first appearances, but take a closer look and you'll see the differences which separate them from each other.

In focus: The Giant Contend road bike range

All new for 2017, the Giant Contend road bike range is destined to be a best-seller. To find out more, we've put them in the spotlight.

2017: The best road bikes under £1000

The magic four-figure number is the most competitive price point in road bikes. Now updated for the 2017 season, we take a look at 15 of the best road bikes for less than £1000

Marin Bikes 2017 Range Preview

The latest Marin bikes have earned the Californian brand renewed popularity in the UK in recent years. Judging by their 2017 line-up, this trend looks set to continue!

Review: Kona Rove AL 2016 Road Bike

The Kona Rove draws on a rich history of successful cyclocross & commuter bikes to create the ultimate 'do everything' crossover bike. The Rove AL trades steel for aluminium and shaves £700 off the price tag, but don't let that fool you into thinking it's half as good!