Category: Review

Rapha Technical Trousers [Review]

History recounts numerous colossal errors by individuals: Napoleon’s invasion of Russia in winter, the Captain of the Titanic’s hubris and David Beckham’s 2003 haircut. While not of quite the same magnitude as these men, I must add my name to...

LIVALL C20 Smart Helmet [Review]

US Comedian Jerry Seinfeld once said, “There are many things you can point to as proof that the human is not smart. But my personal favorite would have to be that we needed to invent the helmet. What was happening,...

Osloh Porteur Women’s Cycling Jeans [Review]

I have a confession to make: when I was invited to review Osloh’s Women’s Porteur Jean my heart sank a little. Firstly, because my usual narrative style of writing is difficult to achieve against the backdrop of an eleven-month lockdown in Leicester (I have no...

Bagaboo Workhorse Messenger Bag [Review]

There was a point in time when I wanted to be a professional cyclist. But not the lycra-clad, hairless-legged, genetically freakish variety… for some reason I had decided that in every way my dream job was being a bike messenger....

Osloh Denim Lane Cycling Jeans – Review

Jeans. Arguably the most iconic and proliferated piece of clothing ever. For something that was first made to clothe Genoese sailors and American miners, it’s incredible that their rise has brought them via Marlon Brando, James Dean and Levi Strauss...

Vaude TVL Asfalt DUALFLEX Bike Shoes – Review

If you Google the most painful things a human can experience, some of the common answers are kidney stones, childbirth and severe burns. Despite having fortunately never experienced these, I can actually confirm, almost objectively, that the most painful experience...

Rapha Commuter Reflective T-Shirt – Review

When it comes to cycling in style, Rapha are basically the dream brand. Whether you’re a pacey road cyclist or an urban commuter, they’re sure to have a delicious collection of stylish cycling clothes to meet your needs. As more...

Vaude Cyclist Softshell Jacket – Review

Manchester. Famous for its football clubs, industrial heritage and bands. One of the members of a famous Mancunian band described it as the city with “everything except a beach”. While pithy, it is sadly untrue as the proposition “everything” clearly...

Vulpine Merino Henley T-Shirt – Review

Vulpine were the poster boys for urban cycling when they burst onto the scene with a beautiful selection of stylish cycling gear for commuters in 2012. Sadly, their promise wasn’t fulfilled, as over extension following a big crowdfunding campaign and...