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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.

Review: Shimano AM7 shoes long term test

Well and truly tested! After a full season and 2000 miles of DH, Trail, Enduro racing and some XC, how have Shimano's AM7 MTB shoes stood up to the abuse?

Best mountain bikes under £1000

Buying a new mountain bike with £1000 in your pocket can leave you feeling spoilt for choice. To help get you started, the bikes in this list have been hand-picked for the quality and value for money they offer within your budget.

Best cyclocross bikes under £1000

Hardly a week goes by without a new cyclocross event popping up on our radar. The fast, fun and friendly circuit racing format is an excellent way to spend a few hours on a Sunday, for both riders and spectators alike. If you want to go racing with a modest budget, these are the bikes for you.

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.

Kona Cinder Cone review: 2016

The Kona Cinder Cone is one of the oldest names in mountain biking circles, growing up and maturing along with the people who ride it. With the 2016 version, we wanted to find out if you really can teach an old dog new tricks.

Is it better to have more gears on a bike?

Bikes with 30 gears have been around for a while, so what's with the hype over the latest 12 speed groupsets? Isn't it better to have more gears on a bike?

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.