Three months in and the Plug has settled into a role as my in-town runabout. My hack gets me from outer London to central, with me in padded shorts and helmetcam. My full sus is for fun. When I’m suited, booted, and off to an important mee...
It goes without saying that a decent set of lights is a must-have for regular cyclists, but manufacturers' claims can sometimes differ quite radically from real-life performance. So London Cyclist's testers have put a selection of the latest USB-c...
Following its successful debut in 2013, Cycle To Work Day returns on Thursday 4th September. Last year, tens of thousands of people took to their bikes to celebrate cycling and making a pledge to ride miles all in the name of the day. Whilst there...
Can someone tell me how you get from Tower Bridge to the City in the rush hour?
The cars get 5 lanes northbound, could not see a bike route anywhere.
My son is meant to cycle this route to work experience in the summer, and it looks like a junct...
If you're looking to inspire your organisation through cycling and engage with those already commuting by bike; or perhaps you’re an employee who would like to see cycling supported within your workplace? London Cycling Campaign’s Cycl...
DECATHLON Matex B'Fold 5 £169.99
Decathalon has a reputation for providing great bikes at impressively low prices, and this Matex B'Fold continues that theme. For a penny short of £170 you get a smart fold...
ANA NICHOOLA Hello Yello Commuter Jacket
There’s definitely a gap in the market for fashionable women’s cycle clothing and the latest range from Ana Nichoola helps to fill that void. This jacket ha...
ROUX Carbon Drive G8
Another recent entrant to the growing market for bikes with a Gates Carbon belt-drive instead of a conventional chain is the G8. With a sporty saddle and lightweight alloy construction the ...
AVANTI Inc 2
Kiwi brand Avanti isn’t the best-known in the UK, but they’ve been producing more-than-respectable road bikes for a few years. The Inc 2 owes more than a nod to the Cannondale Bad Boy 8, a cl...
The Roadrunners were designed for emergency services cycle teams and have now been released to a wider audience. The Stretch-Tec Advanced fabric means they feel and ‘give’ like a softs...
PEARL IZUMI Launch jersey
A slightly different take on the basic polyester technical jersey, the Launch has a relaxed (and fairly long) rather than performance fit and comes in two sleeve length options (short o...
SCHWALBE Marathon Deluxe
The Marathon series is widely regarded as the most puncture-proof in the world — a version of the Marathon Plus is used on Boris bikes — as they feature a thick band of rubb...
Taking its cue from skate-style helmets, the combination of hard plastic outer shell with EPS foam inner (approved to EN1078 standard) means the Watts offers excellent all-round head protection. Luck...
Wheels/tyres: 20in /CST Zeppelin
The Kansi is a sophisticated folder, strong enough for daily commuting use, and our test machine came with added mudgu...
Dahon Mu P27
Drivetrain: SRAM Dual Drive
Brakes: in-house alloy
Wheels/tyres: 20in/Dahon ‘Vuelta’
The P27 is the latest addition to Dahon’s Mu range of 20in-wheeled folding bikes. It has the highest speci...