reviews

Review: QUOC road shoes

QUOC are a relative newcomer to the performance road shoe market having made their first foray into the world of cycling kicks when they launched a range of urban shoes back in 2009. Despite their history, I must confess I […]

Review: Powertap P1 pedals

  Over the past 18 months, I’ve walked (or cycled) a well trodden path when it comes to training, first training using a ‘rate of perceived exhaustion scale, then moving on to using of a heart rate monitor and finally embracing power […]

Epic Bike Rides Of The World Book

Every autumn I like to spend some time thinking about next year, what my goals will be, my target races, which countries I’d like to visit with a bike and which rides I’d like to factor into my schedule. Aside […]

Review: Saris Gran Fondo bike rack

As I’ve mentioned before in this blog, when it comes to researching bicycle related products I’m nothing short of thorough and being one of those irritating people who can’t make up their mind without considering absolutely every possibility as though […]

Review: Clif Builder’s Protein Bars

When I’m trying to squeeze in rides, get all my work done and organise all the other time-consuming things that life demands of me, sometimes eating proper meals or making wise choices when it comes to snacks can be a […]

Review: Evoc Bike Travel Bag

Ah, the hassle of lugging a bike around. I can count on, well, one digit the number of times I’ve travelled without either a bike, a snowboard or a surfboard, and it’s bloody easy I tell ya! Just chuck a […]

Orange Alpine 160 Diva Review

I recently tried out one of Orange Bikes’ brand new women’s specific models, an all mountain machine full of fun which quite frankly, I wish I could have kept for longer! After taking it out round Devon, and to Bike […]

Cannondale Women’s Supersix Evo review

Since it’s launch back in 2011, Cannondale’s Supersix carbon road bike has gained legions of fans, scoring consistently highly when put through it’s paces in numerous publications. But though light, stiff and well regarded, the barrier to many has always […]

Specialized Amira Sport Review

One of the (many) favourite parts of my job is reviewing bikes: ‘oh, you want me to ride about 500 miles on this carbon machine and share my thoughts? Well if I must….” Most recently, I reviewed women’s road bike, […]

Sugoi Women’s RSE Cycling Shorts Review

Alongside testing the entry level Sugoi women’s cycle kit, I’ve been trying out the top of the range RSE women’s cycling shorts and jersey and as I mentioned in my earlier post, I’ve been delighted with both how they look […]

Sugoi RSE Women’s Cycling Jersey Review

I’ve been putting some of the Sugoi women’s cycling clothing through it’s paces this summer and the women’s RSE jersey and shorts have turned out to be one of my favourite road cycling outfits. Constructed from REVO fabric, the white […]

Wilier Stella Women’s Road Bike Review

Modeled on the top selling Izoard XP men’s road bike, the ‘Stella’ is Wilier’s lastest foray into women’s cycling since the Mimosa XP in 2011, and it looks absolutely lovely. Considering the frequent debate over whether us ladies need female […]

Ghost Miss AMR Mtb Review

The women’s specific version of the popular Ghost Bikes ‘All Mountain AMR 5700’, the Miss AMR 5700 is an all mountain dream – stiff, responsive, with well thought out geometry and a heap of quality components that will keep you […]

Scott Contessa CR1 review

As a freelancer, my job is pretty varied, and that’s just the way I like it! As one of my favourite things is riding bikes, reviewing them for various publications can be pretty awesome if it’s a good ‘un, ‘oh […]