Category: Reviews

Specialized Stumpjumper: A Review

Specialized Stumpjumper

The Specialized Stumpjumper If you’re into mountain biking then you’ll know the Stumpjumper. First produced in 1981, the Specialized Stumpjumper has evolved over the years from this: The bike that changed everything. #stumpjumper⠀ ⠀ ⠀ ⠀ #itsawholenewsport #iamspecialized #oldschool #mtb A post shared by Specialized MTB (@iamspecialized_mtb) on Apr 13, 2018 at 12:02pm PDT The… Read more »

Specialized Kenevo – Troy Lee Designs

TROY LEE DESIGNS TURBO KENEVO

Specialized Turbo Kenevo Expert 6Fattie Troy Lee Designs Edition What do you get when you combine the famous Specialized Turbo Kenevo with wild and innovative creativity of Troy Lee Designs? Well, if you haven’t guessed, the result is above. We reckon when Specialized gave the instruction to Troy to “make it look rad”, they didn’t expect it… Read more »

Giant TCR Advanced 2: BikeRadar’s Road Bike of the Year 2018

Giant TCR Advanced 2 2018 | Road Bike of the Year 2018

Giant TCR Advanced 2 – Road Bike of the Year If you’re looking for a road bike this year then you might want to consider BikeRadar’s Road Bike of the Year: Giant TCR Advanced 2! BikeRadar (along with Cycling Plus and Mountain Biking UK) tested more than 75 bikes in beautiful San Remo Italy (lucky them!). … Read more »

Specialized Turbo Vado 2018: The electric commuter bike you’ve been waiting for

Specialized Turbo Vado 4 2018

The Specialized Turbo Vado 2018, from £2,800 Based on its clean looks alone, you can tell the Specialized Turbo Vado 2018 is an e-bike with a difference. With its motor integrated inside the frame’s bottom bracket and its battery enclosed in the down tube, it looks like a ‘proper bike’. It also sounds like a… Read more »

Sugoi Zap Jacket: Staff Review

sugoi zap jacket reflective cycling jacket

Sugoi Zap Cycling Jacket, RRP £99.99 Our Price £49.99 Long-term test by Bike Co-op member, Ged “I’m now into my second winter of riding near-every day wearing my Sugoi Zap Bike Jacket. When I heard we’re doing it at half price (that’s less than I paid for mine with staff discount) I thought I’d share… Read more »

New! The surprisingly low-priced Marin Hawk Hill 2017 full suspension mountain bike

marin hawk hill feature

The Hawk Hill stands out as a thoroughly trail-competent full suspension bike for just £1,200. That’s significant because we tend to shy away from sub-£1,600 full sussers because, generally speaking, their compromised spec means they rarely offer good (that word again) value. Marin Hawk Hill 27.5 2017 £999 Study the Hawk Hill closely – like… Read more »