The Best Mountain Bike Upgrades | Jack and Joe’s Favourites

Mountain Bike UpgradesBy Oli Woodman Mountain Bike Upgrades: In this latest video, Jack and Joe talk about their all-time best mountain-bike upgrades from their time here at BikeRadar. These are the kit and component choices they feel have made a real difference to their riding. As riders who spend most of their time riding cross-country and at […]

Specialized Allez Elite Bike (2020) The Best Review

Specialized Allez Elite BikeBy Simon Withers Specialized’s 2019 Allez Elite was one of our favourite road bikes last year – and it has hit the top podium spot again for 2020 winning best £1,000 road bike in our Bike of the Year awards. That’s partly down to the fact that the Rose Pro SL – our best road […]

Trek Bike: Trek Madone SL6 Disc Best review

Trek Bike: Trek Madone SL6 Disc reviewBy Warren Rossiter Trek Bike: The major issue with making cutting-edge aero bikes is that it’s expensive to recoup the huge development costs. So how has Trek managed to squeeze the Madone chassis replete with IsoSpeed rear suspension into this price category? Bike of the Year 2020: how we tested […]

An Amazing Bike Review: Specialized Fuse 27.5 (2021) review

A Bike Review Specialized Fuse 27.5By Alex Evans A Bike Review: The Specialized Fuse 27.5 is the Big S’s cheapest hardcore hardtail. Chunky plus-size tyres, a dropper post and a 1×11 drivetrain are matched to relatively up-to-date geometry on a sleek alloy frame. It looks the part, but how does it ride? Specialized Fuse 27.5 frame and geometry […]

Cannondale Bike: Cannondale Synapse Disc Ultegra long-term review

Cannondale Synapse Disc UltegraBy Felix Smith Cannondale Bike: The Synapse is available in three different frame versions ranging from the cheaper aluminium model to a standard carbon frame, and then a Hi-Mod version which has a higher strength to weight ratio. I’m testing the mid-range Carbon Synapse Disc Ultegra model. It would be fair to say […]

Lapierre Xelius SL Disc 5.0 review (Trusted Bike Review)

Lapierre Xelius SL Disc 5.0By Warren Rossiter Lapierre: The Xelius has long been a mainstay in Lapierre’s range – its triple-triangle frame has been ridden by the Groupama-FDJ pro team since 2009. From its original inception, the Xelius was intended as an all-round race bike with a focus on climbing.   The chassis of 2009’s Xelius […]

Super Bikes: 13 Bikes with Shimano 12-Speed | New superbikes and more with Shimano Dura-Ace R9200 and Ultegra R8100

Super Bikes w/ Shimano 12-SpeedBy Stan Portus Super Bikes: The new Shimano Dura-Ace R9200 and Shimano Ultegra R8100 groupsets may only have launched this week but there’s already a handful of bikes wearing the brand-spanking-new 12-speed setups.   The launch of Shimano’s next-generation Dura-Ace road bike groupset has been rumoured for quite a while, with BikeRadar first predicting the move to […]

Rose Pro SL Disc 105: A Rose Bike Review 2021

Rose Pro SL Disc 105 (Rose Bike Review)By Matthew Loveridge Our review The Pro SL Disc remains a top choice if you’re looking for an affordable disc brake all-rounder Rose Bike Pros: Lovely frameset, all-round ride quality, super-clean cockpit, value for money Rose Bike Cons: Still no mudguard mounts, new cable routing adds mechanical complexity Rose has updated […]

Sonder Signal ST NX: A Best Sonder Bike Review 2021

Steel-framed hardcore hardtail from budget-conscious British manufacturer Sonder Bike ReviewBy Will Poole Our review A strong value trail bike suited to winch and plummet riding that gets better as trails get harder Sonder Bike Pros: Great geometry; good tyres Sonder Bike Cons: Short travel dropper; small rotors hold it back Sonder’s Signal ST steel hardtail mountain bike sticks […]