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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 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.

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!

The 5 best road & hybrid electric bikes

Electric bikes are the fastest growing sector of the cycling industry, making cycling for leisure, sport and transport easier and more accessible than ever. We take a look at some of the best electric road & hybrid bikes.

The history of Scott bikes

Today, Scott Sports produce some of the most technically innovative and versatile road & mountain bikes available. Is it any surprise that this very approach is exactly how Ed Scott started the business? We take a look back at the history of Scott Sports.

Bike maintenance: How to adjust your disc brakes

Disc brakes were revolutionary when they first appeared on mountain bikes, and are steadily growing in popularity on road bikes too. They’re more powerful, more reliable and allow improved tyre clearance on road & cyclocross bikes compared to rim brakes, however poorly aligned disc brakes can easily ruin the feel & performance of your bike. Here’s how to get it right.