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Ashley Quinlan


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Beginner’s guide: how to choose the right gear ratios for your road bike

Gear ratios can make or break your ride – so choosing the right setup for you is vital to getting the most out of your time on the bike

Ten of the best cycling climbs in Surrey

Want to take on the best climbs Surrey has to offer? Here are ten of the toughest for starters

BMC launches updated Teammachine ALR alloy race bike

Lightweight alloy frameset, available with rim or disc brakes, looks to mimic performance characteristics of carbon race bike

Lapierre Xelius SL and SL Disc - first ride review

We take Lapierre’s new race all-rounder for a spin around Morzine-Avoriaz

Lapierre launches updated Xelius SL and Xelius SL Disc

New bikes respond to input from Groupama-FDJ WorldTour team but disc brake options are still limited

Stealth Juice Bars - review

Is it a bar or is it a gel? Either way, there's nothing else quite like it

Buyer's guide: what is a gravel bike?

Get to grips with cycling’s newest trend with our breakdown of the gravel bike

Beginner's guide: how to avoid punctures on your road bike

Punctures are a fact of life for cyclists, but there are things you can do to try and stay flat-free

Ekoi Strada shoes - review

Great value entry-level race shoes despite a couple of niggles

Scott Foil 20 Disc – review

An incredibly quick ride married to easy-going handling tops the bill in this outstanding aero disc bike

Shimano launches 105 R7000 groupset with dedicated disc brakes

Latest 105 groupset designed to offer race performance at an affordable price

First ride review: Campagnolo Record and Super Record 12-speed groupsets (rim and disc brake)

Campagnolo makes the jump to 12-speed, but is the extra sprocket worth it? We find out in Gran Canaria

Campagnolo announces aero-optimised Bora WTO wheelsets

Bora WTO clincher/tubeless wheels measure 60mm deep and come with a claimed weight of 1,530g

Campagnolo launches 12-speed Record and Super Record groupsets

Italian firm ups the ante with the addition of a 12th sprocket on flagship groupsets

Shimano Dura-Ace R9100-P

Launched to accompany the updated flagship groupset, Shimano's first own-brand power meter is finally here...

Wahoo Kickr

A smart new update to a trail-blazing, pro-loved turbo trainer keeps the Kickr at the forefront

Stages LR

After two years in development, Team Sky's power meter partner have gone dual-sided

Specialized S-Works 7

Super, super stiff redesigned carbon sole headlines latest iteration of Spesh's flagship racing slippers

Sidi Shot

If it's good enough for the Tour de France/Vuelta a Espana double champion...

Shimano Ultegra R8070 Di2

All the performance of flagship Dura-Ace, with a small weight penalty to pay for a huge cost saving