Van Bikeradar: Cheap bike sheds and outdoor bike storage

There are lots of ways to store your bike indoors and make the most of whatever space you have, but if mud on your carpet and scuffs on your walls don’t appeal, or you simply can’t store your bike inside, we’ve rounded up a selection of cheap bike sheds and outdoor storage solutions. As well […]

Van Bikeradar: How to pressure wash a bike safely

A dirty bike is not a happy bike – riding about with your beloved bicycle entombed in filth will end up costing you precious watts on the road, as well as hard-earned cash through increased maintenance costs. Cleaning your bike with a pressure washer can save you a great deal of time and effort over […]

Van Bikeradar: Cycling Plus magazine latest issue details plus subscription gift

In the March 2022 edition of Cycling Plus we test for race-ready road bikes from £3K featuring Vitus, Lios, Tifosi and Wilier. We also have first ride reviews of Giant’s new Revolt Advanced Pro 0 gravel bike and Trek’s beefy full-suspension Powerfly FS9 Equipped commuter bike. Plus, each issue comes with an included Applied Nutrition […]

Van Bikeradar: The best aluminium road bikes in 2022

Aluminium remains a great material for making bicycle frames. At the entry-level end of the road bike market, aluminium frames are almost ubiquitous. That’s because, generally speaking, aluminium frames combine a desirable stiffness level with low overall weight and relatively cheap production costs. Bikes such as the Triban RC120 and Vitus Razor Claris prove that […]

Van Bikeradar: 2022 Cannondale Synapse launched with 35mm tyres and integrated lights

Cannondale has updated its Synapse endurance road platform for 2022, introducing an integrated SmartSense light and sensor system, and clearance for up to 35mm nominal-width tyres. Cannondale partnered with Lezyne for the lights and uses an adapted version of Garmin’s Varia radars. The electronics run off a down tube-mounted battery with a claimed maximum run […]

Van Bikeradar: Best cycling shoes 2022 | 33 top-rated road cycling shoes

Your feet are one of the most important contact points on a bike, so it’s vital to choose your cycling shoes carefully. There’s a lot of choice though, so it can be hard to know what’s best. Fortunately, you have come to the right place. We’ve put in the miles, so you can find the […]