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Tim O'Rourke

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Easton EA90 SL wheelset – review

They're light, they feature Easton's latest hubs and they perform well, but there's a question mark over build quality

Presenting the RCUK Race Rig: Cyfac Absolu V2 and Shimano Dura Ace 9000

Range-topping mechanical gruppo on bespoke carbon chassis

Endura Equipe Thermo Windshield Biblongs - review

Decent full-length tight with water and windproof fabrics

Solo RT jacket - review

Versatile jacket with relaxed fit

Fizik R3 Uomo shoes - first look

Soft, supple, kangaroo-hide uppers with carbon sole

Bontrager Aura 5 wheelset - review

Good value alloy-carbon wheelset; performance satisfactory rather than astounding

Scratching the itch

The irresistible urge to customise

Clément Strada LLG tyres - review

Grippy, robust, and stylish

Rotor Flow crank - review

Aero-formed chainset put to the test

Tacx Galaxia rollers - review

Simple, clean design with chassis rocker for added stability

Cateye Nano Shot Plus and Rapid safety lights - review

600-lumen headlight and USB-rechargeable commuter lights

Reynolds Attack-Chris King carbon clincher wheelset - first look

Full carbon rim, R45 hub, and Sapim CX-Ray spokes

Hope R4 headlight and Hope District rear light - review

Powerful, reliable and well-machined. Unsightly cables only drawback

Panaracer Race Type D tyre - review

Exceptional puncture resistance, but 'draggy' rolling characteristic

Marchisio TX100 - first look

£400 aluminium clincher from Italian brand

Hope Pro 3 RS-SP 30 full carbon clincher wheelset - review

Impressive hub, but package a little heavy

Solo winter clothing - first look

RT Jacket, Merino base layer, Merino collar

Mavic Ksyrium Elite S - review

Stiff, versatile, and an excellent upgrade for factory-supplied hoops on entry-level mid-range machines

Avanti Corsa DR4 - review

Light handling, positive steering, ample stiffness