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Buying Guides

Looking at the latest road bikes and accessories available, we'll try and help you find your perfect bike with our buyers guides.
Buying Guides

Ridley 2018 road and cyclo-cross bikes: your essential guide

Built in cycling's Flandrien heartlands, Ridley has a comprehensive range of road and cyclo-cross machines

Ridley 2018 road and cyclo-cross bikes: which bike should you buy?
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Scott 2018 road and cyclo-cross bikes: your essential guide

From the lightweight Addict RC to the aero Foil, via the alloy Speedster, Scott's 2018 range covers plenty of ground

Scott 2018 road and cyclo-cross bikes: which bike should you buy?
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Fourteen of the best road bike bargains from across the internet

Want to bag yourself a top bike sale bargain? We've rounded up some of the best deals from the biggest online retailers

Fourteen cheap road bike bargains from across the internet
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Bianchi 2018 road bike guide: everything you need to know

From the aero Oltre to the Zurigo cyclo-cross machine, Bianchi's 2018 range is vast

Bianchi 2018 road and cyclo-cross bikes: which bike is right for you?
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Focus 2018 road & cyclo-cross guide: Izalco, Paralane or Mares?

Take your pick from the Izalco race bike, Paralane endurance machine and Mares cyclo-cross steed

Focus 2018 road and cyclo-cross bikes: Izalco, Paralane or Mares?
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Thirteen of the best road bikes under £1,000

A baker's dozen of some of the best road bikes on the market for less than £1,000

Thirteen of the best road bikes under £1,000
Buying Guides

Ten of the best cycling shoes - from £70 to £350

The best cycling shoes for all budgets, as reviewed by the RCUK team

Best cycling shoes 2018 - from £70 to £350
Buying Guides

Cube 2018 road and cyclo-cross bikes: your essential guide

Cube caters for all types of rider and has a wide range of bikes for 2018 - but which machine is right for you?

Cube 2018 road and cyclo-cross bikes: which bike should you buy?
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Eight tips for buying a second-hand bike

Second-hand bike buying can be a minefield - here are our top tips to help you bag a bargain

Eight tips for buying a second-hand bike
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Ten of the best front lights for less than £100

Bright enough to light your commute or night-time training ride without impacting too much on your budget

Ten of the best front bike lights for less than £100
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RCUK's Christmas Gift Guide 2017: 12 of the best cycling books of the year

From award-winning biographies to essential cycling guides, here are the best cycling reads of 2017

RCUK's Christmas Gift Guide 2017: 12 of the best cycling books of the year
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Should you go tubeless?

Thinking about making the switch to tubeless tyres? Here's what you need to know before you take the plunge

Buyer's guide: should you go tubeless?
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Buyer's guide: everything you need to know about bike fit

Why have a bike fit, what to expect, how to choose the right fitter, and much more

Buyer's guide: everything you need to know about bike fit
Buying Guides

Six ways to improve your comfort in the saddle

Are you experiencing discomfort in the saddle? Here are six potential fixes

Six things that affect your comfort in the saddle
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Twelve of the best cyclo-cross bikes

Thinking of swapping for your road bike for mud and knobbly tyres this winter? Then look no further...

Twelve of the best cyclo-cross bikes
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Seven of the best smart turbo trainers

In the market for a smart trainer? Here are seven of the best for your shortlist

Seven of the best smart turbo trainers
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What is Zwift and how can you get started?

We discover how your way into the world of Zwift may be easier than you think

What is Zwift and how can you get started?
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Buyer’s guide: how to choose the right winter tyres

Tread pattern, compound, size, puncture protection and more

Buyer’s guide: winter tyres
Buying Guides

Five reasons why you should use mudguards this winter

Thinking about fitting mudguards? You won't regret it

Five reasons why you should use mudguards this winter
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Buyer's guide: smart turbo trainers

Get smart with your turbo training with our guide to buying a connected turbo trainer

Buyer's guide: smart turbo trainers
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