Reviews of bikes, accessories, books and cycling accommodation

Cycling hotel review: Hotel de Normandie, Avenue Verte London to Paris bike route

Richard Peace stayed at the Hotel de Normandie in Gournay-en-Bray while cycling the Avenue Verte, the London to Paris bike route. Here's his review. • Nov 23, 2016

Cycling B&B review: Au Relais de Chaussy, Avenue Verte London-Paris bike route

We review the Au Relais de Chaussy, a B&B on the Avenue Verte London to Paris cycle route. • Nov 21, 2016

Product review: BionX D-Series Electric Power Assist Kit

Richard Peace reviews an electric assistance kit that can upgrade your current bike to an electric to give it a little boost. • Nov 03, 2016

Folding bikes review: Tern Verge Tour, Bickerton Argent 1909 and Tern Vektron

Richard Peace reviews three folding bikes: a fully-fledged folding tourer, a town bike, and a new electric folder. • Oct 10, 2016

Product review: Akuma Women's Bib Shorts and Jersey

We road-tested Akuma Cycling's women's bib shorts and jersey during a rainy, windy week in Normandy. • Oct 02, 2016

Cycling hotel review - Le Saint James hotel, Bordeaux

I headed to Le Saint James hotel in Bordeaux to catch up with an old friend who was arriving with her bike. Here's what we found. • Sep 25, 2016

Review self-catered house for cyclists: La Poste des Gardes, south-west France

Jacqui Brown reviews La Poste des Gardes, a historic cyclist friendly house on the River Vienne in south-west France. • Sep 16, 2016

Book review: The Science of the Tour de France: Training secrets of the world’s best cyclists

Mark Stickland learns how performances are achieved at the Tour de France today, and how this can help you improve your road cycling • Sep 14, 2016

Book review: The End of the Road – The Festina Affair and the Tour that Almost Wrecked Cycling

Julia Stagg journeys back to the Festina Affair with a copy of The End of the Road by Alasdair Fotheringham. • Sep 05, 2016

Cycling cottage review: Longère Louise, south-west France

Need a cycling base in south-west France? Jacqui Brown checked out Longère Louise, a self-catering cottage east of Poitiers. • Sep 02, 2016

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