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Review: Madison Zena Baggy Short & Jersey Combo

#TeamWheelies rider Lucinda puts the Madison Zena lightweight, do anything women's short and jersey combo through its paces

IceBike rundown 2014: part 2

  Part 2 consists of more popular and interesting cycling related products from the 2014 IceBike tradeshow. Below you’ll find details on more of the latest products from top manufactures including Shimano, Lazer, Saracen and Gamnut. Remember to check out our IceBike rundown 2014: part 1 for even more of the latest cycling products.   …

IceBike rundown 2014: part 1

IceBike is the largest annual cycle tradeshow and is run by the UK’s leading distributor of bike parts and accessories, Madison. Top brands such as Garmin, DT Swiss, Continental Shimano and many more flock to IceBike every year to show off what’s new for 2014. Check out the new and very interesting products we found …

Mountain Bike Short Essentials; A Product Comparison

There is a vast range of different mountain bike shorts out there, but what exactly should you be looking for when purchasing some shorts? Believe it or not, the likes of the pocket positioning, double stitched seams and the materials used are all key points. Most of us (unfortunately) have a budget when it comes …

Cycle Apparel for Commuting.

Having now commuted to work since September of last year (with a few weeks off here and there, I’m not totally hardcore) I have discovered a few things about this commitment. One of the major issues I have come across is what the dickens to wear? I have ended up with perhaps the only system …

What’s the best packable Waterproof Jacket?

It’s annoying to have to take everything with you on bike rides because the weather’s about as predictable as which of your riding buddies will be available. So some of the top brands out there for cycle clothing have spent some solid time trying to miniaturise and manipulate all the necessities like waterproof jackets so …

Spring and Summer Cycle Clothing, What to wear when winter ends.

It’s here already; it’s that time of the year when you have to consider your spring and summer garb. It may be that like here at Wheelies you’ve probably only just decided on the winter apparel you truly needed in time for the weather to change. Don’t worry, there’s always next year, but in the …