Scott road bikes have been receiving great reviews in recent times, especially after the success of Mark Cavendish on one of their bikes at the recent Tour de France.
For the past few years it has been hard to find a smother, more enjoyable ride than on the Cannondale Synapse Carbon road bike. But that ride has just been made even more smoother with the release of the 2009 Synapse Carbon Ultegra SL Triple. The ultra-comfortable Synapse features relaxed geometry and advanced vibration-damping properties. [...]
Raleigh have had a long association with the cycling sport, most notably in 1980 when a rider from their team took out the coveted Tour de France crown.
The Kiron Scandium may look cheap and cost little, but its performance will blow you away. Kiron is very much the new kid on the block, but it has put its best foot forward with the Scandium, a wallet-friendly road bike that does a brilliant job of mixing the benefits of aluminium and carbon. You [...]
Time is the company that has been manufacturing carbon road bike frames for longer than any other major competitor, so you would expect the company to know a thing or two about quality construction with this material. The Time Edge Pulse is a great little ride, operating as smoothly as a true race bike without [...]
For some riders, factory-built bikes will never challenge the feel and ride of a custom road bike. There are a number of boutique bike makers across the world who specialise in creating tight high performance machines for sprinters, climbers and all-rounders. What cyclists who purchase from these companies want is quality and style, as well [...]
If there is a marketing edge that Trek’s latest top-end offering – the Madone 6 – has over its competition, it is this: Lance Armstrong is riding one in his comeback Tour de France. Unveiled the day before the 2009 edition of the world’s greatest cycling race began, the Madone 6 is a full 150 [...]
Although you don’t read too many reviews about Lapierre bikes, rest assured that the brand is highly regarded in top racing circles. In fact, Lapierre sponsors the French racing team Francaise des Jeux, and its constant to-and-fro consultation with those seasoned riders has led to the better development of its recent products. The X Lit [...]
Scott Time Trial bikes are known for their smooth handling and balanced, lightweight frames. The Scott Plasma 20 certainly holds up this stereotype, delivering a well-rounded and good quality ride. A drop down from the top-of-the-line Plasma Ltd (which will set you back about $12,000), riders will be pleased to learn that the Plasma 20 [...]
The Primavera is an entry-level offering from one of the most famous brands in the history of cycling, Colnago. Selling at a comparatively low price of about $1600, the Primavera offers a well balanced ride but without some of the finesse and attributes of a more expensive ride. There is no doubt that the long [...]