Sportful BodyFit Pro Kit Review: Developed by Women, for Women

Sportful BodyFit Pro Kit Review: Developed by Women, for Women

With a history steeped in textile spinning, Sportful was founded in Italy in 1942 as an undergarments manufacturer, before developing its first cycling specific garments in 1985. Come 2002, Cipollini rode to become World Champion, one of the Italian cycling team...

Rhino’s on a charge!

Rhino’s on a charge!

Rhino Goo and Rhino Shine are relatively new products to the UK market for bike cleaning and protection, and I was lucky enough to be sent some to test by my Editor. Let me start by saying I am always highly skeptical of new products and it has taken me years of trial...

Review – TORQ Fitness Energy Products

Review – TORQ Fitness Energy Products

I have been testing the full range of energy products from TORQ Fitness for Cycling Shorts.  I first came across TORQ products last year, so I was interested to see what their other products were like.  Here are my findings... Energy Drink TORQ are well-known for...

Review – Purple Harry Bike Floss

Review – Purple Harry Bike Floss

 Review: Purple Harry Bike Floss Keeping your bike clean is important for making sure that it keeps running smoothly, reducing wear and for finding any problems before they become big and expensive. Also, if you are like me, there is a sense of satisfaction in making...

Review – Women’s Castelli Leggera Gilet

Review – Women’s Castelli Leggera Gilet

Okay, I will admit it, I have been eyeing one of these up for quite a while. In fact, ever since I bought the full sleeve (rain cape) version in 2012. The gilet comes with a small bag that means that it can be folded away into a compact size and put back in your...

BEET IT Sport Shots Review

BEET IT Sport Shots Review

Beet It! Every time I think of this product I just want to burst into song! I am pretty sure that Michael Jackson, if he had still been alive, would not have appreciated my rendition! But seriously Beet It is perhaps the most impressive sports nutrition product I have...

‘One for the Girls!’ – Falling Short

‘One for the Girls!’ – Falling Short

Devoted to helping female customers make the most of winter riding, the first in the series of women specific shopping events was held last night at Evans Cycles' central London Store on Mortimer Street. Arriving promptly at 6pm in the hope of gaining a free goody-bag...

Review: Classic Cycling Race Routes: The Toughest 52 European Challenges

Review: Classic Cycling Race Routes: The Toughest 52 European Challenges

  Classic Cycling Race Routes The Toughest 52 European Challenges by Chris Sidwells Reviewed by Nick Dey Published: 15th October 2013 £25 hardback AA Publishing in association with Garmin An inspiring book to read and then to ride… if you dare! This inspiring...

Eurobike 2013 Demo Day – Tern Folding Bikes Test Ride

Eurobike 2013 Demo Day – Tern Folding Bikes Test Ride

Eurobike 2013 - Press & Industry Demo Day Tuesday 27th August 2013 - 10.30 AM The risks and sacrifices one makes for you, good readers of CyclingShorts. With aching joints, running nose and hacking cough – after a night of synchronised-snoring in a double bed with...

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