After 17 years as a professional racing cyclist, David Millar retired at the end of last season after a career which saw him win stages in the Tour de France, Vuelta a España and Giro d'Italia and wear the leader's jersey in all three - the first British rider to do so. He was also British national road race and time trial champion.
Last month we visited the Continental Bicycle Tyres Division in Korbach, Germany for an insight into the brand and to see how they make tyres. Here’s what we found out.
We’re heading down a swoopy, winding descent in the Mallorcan sunshine and Chris Hoy puts the power down coming out of a tight corner. Yep, that’s a lot of power alright! Although Chris hasn’t been riding for a while, he’s not forgotten how to turn on the speed when he wants to. I guess when you’ve competed at the very highest level for as long as he has, you never forget. It’s a bit like riding a bike.
We've brought you the best bicycle upgrades and the best clothing, as reviewed on road.cc in 2014, and now it's time to turn our attention to the cycling accessories that have earned the best reviews, and therefore come with a full road.cc recommendation.
Before we get too stuck into testing the latest 2015 products and components, let’s stop for a moment to take a look back at the best stuff we tested last year. This year we’ve compiled a list of the best upgrade components for your bicycle, and a separate list of the best upgrades for you, the cyclist.
Last week our Bike of the Year Awards showcased the best bikes we tested in 2014, now it's time to turn our attention to the best products. Later this week we'll look at upgrades for your bike. Today we're focusing on the best cycle clothing and accessories we tested last year, from base layers to tights, helmets to bags and more. Read on...
There's a plethora of cycling-specific gadgets available these days, so we've rounded up 10 of the most interesting gadgets, from lights to crash sensors and navigational aids. Whatever your need, there's probably a gadget for it.
Well, here it is, the road.cc Bike of the Year 2014/15 awards. It’s been quite a year for cycling in general and it’s certainly been a busy year for bikes; we’ve reviewed more bikes in the past 12 months than ever before.
We’ve reviewed a whole lot of superbikes on road.cc over the past 12 months – cutting-edge bikes with price tags that make most of us wince and pray for a big win on the bingo – and here’s our top 10 listed, in time honoured fashion, in ascending order.
First though, what does a bike have to do to get on to our prestigious list?
Welcome to the first ever road.cc Sportive and Endurance Bike of the Year Awards. Last year we we picked out one bike in this category, this year due to the number of bikes, and the high quality of bikes in this sector, we’ve expanded the award into a top 10, recognising the best sportive and endurance road bikes we have tested in the past 12 months and counting down to our winner at number 1.