Rim Brakes vs Disc Brakes

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Rim Brakes vs Disc Brakes

Over the last few years, one the debate has seemingly dominated cycling tech articles, forums and cafe conversation - should your next road bike have rim brakes or disc brakes? In this article, we explore the advantages and disadvantages of disc brakes and rim brakes, to help you make the right decision on new bike day

2019-10-16 13:55:53 By ProBikeKit

5 Best Turbo Trainers Under £650

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5 Best Turbo Trainers Under £650

With winter right around the corner, more cyclists are beginning to dust off their turbo trainers to stay fit and avoid harsher weather conditions. To help keep you fit over winter without breaking the bank, here are our top 5 favourite turbo trainers under £650.

2019-10-09 14:37:30By ProBikeKit

Lezyne Lite Drive 1000XL & Strip Pro 300 Light Set - Review

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Lezyne Lite Drive 1000XL & Strip Pro 300 Light Set - Review

A good light set are essential for riding in winter. As Lezyne make some of the best light sets around, we decided to put the Lite Drive 1000XL & Strip Pro 300 light set through their paces, and see if they lived up to Lezyne's hard-won reputation.

2019-10-03 11:51:35By ProBikeKit

UCI Road World Championships 2019 Preview

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UCI Road World Championships 2019 Preview

Inspired by the growing popularity of cycling in Britain and the success of the newly established stage race the Tour de Yorkshire, the UCI is hosting the 2019 Road World Championships in Harrogate. With this momentous celebration of cycling kicking off this week, here's a quick preview of the key events, along with riders to watch throughout the week.

2019-09-19 12:35:44 By ProBikeKit


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The 9 Best Lights For Road Cycling

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The 9 Best Lights For Road Cycling

Good bike lights are an essential cycling accessory for riding at night. But with so much choice, it can be challenging to find the best ones. So, we've put together a list of our favourite bike lights so that you can stay seen and safe this winter.

2019-09-11 13:50:18By ProBikeKit

Castelli Winter Clothing 2019: Protecting You Rain Or Shine

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Castelli Winter Clothing 2019: Protecting You Rain Or Shine

One massive problem with winter cycling clothing is the lack of versatility. However, to solve this, Castelli has designed their innovative winter RoS collection to allow riders to wear the same garment, whether it's raining or shining. With that in mind, we took a closer look at the critical pieces.

2019-09-05 13:40:24By ProBikeKit

G2.0: Vittoria's New Race-Winning Graphene Tyre Compound

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G2.0: Vittoria's New Race-Winning Graphene Tyre Compound

Continuing their reputation of innovation, Vittoria has refined their latest G2.0 graphene compound which promises further improvements of speed, grip and durability found on their previous graphene-equipped tyres. With such bold claims, we had to find out whether this was the real deal, or just marketing hype.

2019-08-29 17:30:53By ProBikeKit

Shimano Dura Ace vs Shimano Ultegra

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Shimano Dura Ace vs Shimano Ultegra

With just one tier between them, you’d be forgiven for thinking that the difference between Dura Ace and Ultegra was minimal. However, the disparity in the RRP between the latest versions of these gruppos suggests otherwise. So, what are the key differences between them?

2019-08-21 09:47:34By ProBikeKit

The Difference Between Cheap and Expensive Cycling Shoes

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The Difference Between Cheap and Expensive Cycling Shoes

While all cycling shoes can help to increase foot stability and power transfer compared to regular footwear, like everything in life – not all cycling shoes are made equal. In this article, we discuss some of the critical differences between cheap and expensive cycling shoes, and the impact that these differences can have on your riding.

2019-08-09 17:10:38By ProBikeKit