Cycling Features

TESTED: CUBE Reaction Hybrid Pro 400

TESTED: CUBE Reaction Hybrid Pro 400

Where does an E-MTB hardtail fit? Is it a commuter? An entry-level mountain bike? A self-shuttling mountain bike? We put the bike to use to find out. 9 Feb 2018
BUYER'S GUIDE: E-bikes

BUYER'S GUIDE: E-bikes

As part of our mega guide to the best bikes on the market, we give you the rundown on what to look for when buying an e-bike. 9 Feb 2018
BUYER'S GUIDE: Bikecamping bikes

BUYER'S GUIDE: Bikecamping bikes

As part of our mega guide to the best bikes on the market, we take a look at a quartet of options that will make any bikecamping trip a blast. 7 Feb 2018
FITNESS: Developing the younger generation

FITNESS: Developing the younger generation

How do we best support the development of the younger mountain bike generation? 7 Feb 2018
Cycling Nelson’s Great Taste Trail

Cycling Nelson’s Great Taste Trail

New Zealand is more than the land of the long white cloud – it's also the land of the long cycling holiday. Or short cycling holiday. 6 Feb 2018
TESTED: Scott MTB Comp lace shoes

TESTED: Scott MTB Comp lace shoes

Laces have, and always will be, an excellent way to make a shoe fit. 6 Feb 2018
BUYER'S GUIDE: Touring bikes

BUYER'S GUIDE: Touring bikes

Want to quit your job and ride across the country? Here's how to do it - plus the perfect bike to do it on. 5 Feb 2018
How to tune a kid's bike

How to tune a kid's bike

Christmas has been and gone, but that birthdays coming up fast so here are a few tweaks that will make any bike better for children. 3 Feb 2018
TESTED: Yakima HighSpeed

TESTED: Yakima HighSpeed

Yakima have released a new low-profile fork mounted rack that laughs in the face at different axle standards! 2 Feb 2018
FIRST LOOK: Orbea Rallon

FIRST LOOK: Orbea Rallon

The Orbea Rallon had an impressive overhaul, and it means Orbea has brought their enduro machine straight to the head of the class. 2 Feb 2018
BUYER'S GUIDE: Cyclocross bikes

BUYER'S GUIDE: Cyclocross bikes

If you want to give cyclocross a try, then getting the right bike can be vital. Here are a selection of the best CX machines you can buy right now. 2 Feb 2018
A Pioneers new path

A Pioneers new path

The 2018 route for The Pioneer is tracing a completely different course across the topography of New Zealand’s South Island. 1 Feb 2018
FIRST LOOK: Dakine Bike Roller Bag

FIRST LOOK: Dakine Bike Roller Bag

Dakine take their roller bag series and add some serious volume to make a verstaile, easy to use bike bag. 31 Jan 2018
BUYER'S GUIDE: Fast non-racing bikes

BUYER'S GUIDE: Fast non-racing bikes

If you want a speedy machine - but aren't bothered about actually taking part in official races - then these bikes could be ideal. 31 Jan 2018
TESTED: Clif sports nutrition

TESTED: Clif sports nutrition

Clif have a wide range of products from bars, gels and bloks to help fuel your ride. 31 Jan 2018
BUYER'S GUIDE: Getting something unique

BUYER'S GUIDE: Getting something unique

While cycling is great as a group sport and everyone likes to fit into the tribe – who doesn’t like to stand out from the crowd a little bit? 29 Jan 2018
RECIPE: Pumpkin and ricotta gnocchi

RECIPE: Pumpkin and ricotta gnocchi

This is gnocchi with a slight variation - perfect for fuelling hungry athletes with a good balance of carbohydrates and protein. 29 Jan 2018
BUYER'S GUIDE: Adventure bikes

BUYER'S GUIDE: Adventure bikes

As part of our mega guide to the best bikes on the market, we talk you through what to look for if you're keen to go on big riding adventures. 26 Jan 2018
If I knew now what I did then…

If I knew now what I did then…

What would tell your younger self if you had the chance to turn the clock back? 26 Jan 2018
BUYER'S GUIDE: Bianchi bikes

BUYER'S GUIDE: Bianchi bikes

If you only want to ride a bike from the oldest manufacturer still in existence, then you should look no further than the Oltre XR4 Campagnolo Super Record. 24 Jan 2018
TESTED: Bontrager Velocis MIPS helmet

TESTED: Bontrager Velocis MIPS helmet

If you love racing and going fast, this is the helmet for you. 24 Jan 2018