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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.

10 things you didn’t know about eBikes

Electric bikes are the fastest growing sector in cycling, with bikes available to suit everything from comfortable weekend rides, to hardcore mountain biking. We take a look at some of the things you might not know about electric bikes.

First look: Cannondale Moterra Electric Mountain Bike

Cannondale are the latest big brand to throw their hat into the electric mountain bike ring. With their familiar style of doing things in different and innovative ways, the all new Moterra eMTB could be a game changer.

What makes a downhill bike different to a regular MTB?

Big jumps, tall drops and more rocks than a Flintstones movie. Downhill bikes are designed for the most extreme side of mountain biking, but what makes them different to normal mountain bikes?

Buyer’s guide to turbo trainers

Winter miles make Summer smiles, as the old saying goes. But as the leaves fall and your motivation wanes, it's easier said than done. Enter the turbo trainer.

The Cycle Show 2016 – Birmingham NEC

The Cycle Show, held annually at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham, is one of the go-to cycle shows here in the UK. If you missed it this year, take a look at some of our highlights in this photo gallery.

Bike groupset guide: Shimano, SRAM & Campagnolo explained

When looking at the spec list of all the new bikes being rolled out, it's not always obvious which ones have the highest quality parts fitted to them. With this guide to the groupsets, you'll know exactly what you're getting.

How to upgrade your bike

Whether you’re upgrading your bike for better performance, replacing worn-out parts or you just want to personalise it to your own taste, choosing the right parts can be a bit of a minefield. We take a look at the ways you can upgrade your bike.

What is Strava?

If you’ve bought a cycle computer recently or you monitor your cycle training, you’ve probably heard of a thing called Strava. But what exactly is it?