Complete guide to road bike groupsets 2024
A guide to Shimano, SRAM and Campagnolo’s groupset hierarchies, plus how to choose between disc or rim brakes and electronic or mechanical shifting.
Faired recumbent vs moped: Can pedal power beat a motor in a race?
We put a faired recumbent bike to the test to find out just how fast they actually are
Are you using the wrong tyres? Comparing summer, winter, and all-season rubber
Alex Paton delves into compounds, treads, and pressures to help understand the properties of different tyres
Flat bars vs drop bars: Should we rethink gravel bike design?
We put a bespoke gravel bike to the test to find out whether there’s a future in flat-bar gravel bikes
Should you change crank length? Top tips from bike-fitting expert Jake Yarranton
Crank length is often overlooked but it’s critical for perfecting your bike’s set-up
One bike to rule them all: Can a gravel bike double up as a road bike?
If you only want to own a single bike, a gravel steed could be the most versatile option
Does cycling have an issue with counterfeit goods?
Can you be sure that what you are buying is the real deal?
How to choose the right chain lube for a bike
Lube has a big effect on chain efficiency and longevity, so finding the right one is important
How to pick the right chain lube: Expert tips from Silca’s Josh Poertner
Chain lube has a huge impact on performance, so it’s important to pick the correct one
Top Christmas presents for cyclists
Looking to buy the perfect Christmas gift for the cyclist in your life? These are the ones they’ll actually want!
How to choose the right tyres for your gravel bike
Tyre choice is so important to getting the most out of your gravel bike. Here's how to choose the right ones for your riding
How to choose a new gravel bike
It all comes down to 'the spectrum of gravel', as we take you through gearing, geometry, clearance, compliance and more
How to keep your feet and hands warm on winter rides
Don’t let the cold weather ruin your rides with the help of these top tips
The true cost of cycling: What gear should you buy to get started?
How much you should spend on a bike and gear if you're new to cycling
Staying visible in autumn and winter: How to choose the right bike lights
From lumens and waterproof ratings to the laws, check out our complete guide to bike lights
Narrow vs normal vs wide: Which handlebar width should you buy?
How to choose between comfort, speed and control when choosing bars
GCN's ultimate guide to indoor cycling
Everything you need to know about indoor cycling, including smart trainer workouts, the best fitness apps, equipment and indoor bike set-up for cyclists
SRAM issues recall of aftermarket 12-speed shifters
SRAM RED, Force, Rival, and Apex shifters produced before 1 July 2023 are affected by the recall
Wheel-on, direct-drive or rollers? How to choose the right turbo trainer for you
This guide will help you find the right turbo trainer for your needs
Budget vs premium indoor training set-up: How much do you need to spend?
What do you really need to invest in to enjoy indoor training, and do you get more if you spend more? GCN takes a closer took
Turbo trainer vs exercise bike: Which is best for indoor cycling?
To perfect your indoor cycling set-up, you’ll need the right equipment. Here’s how to choose between a turbo trainer and an exercise/static bike
Gogeta flips the script with 'flexible' Cycle to Work scheme
The new UK scheme offers a fresh take with a multi-use voucher that can be redeemed over 12 months
What is the right helmet for me: Aero or vented?
Which type of helmet is better in which type of situation, if you are in the market for a new helmet this is for you
How to carry accessories and spare kit on a bike ride
There is some standard kit that every well-prepared rider should carry with them out on a ride, but what is the best way to do this?