Category Archives: Reviews

Reviews of bikes, components, clothing and other accessories. If you are interested in having your product featured, please email me at alex@chasingwheels.com

David Millar, Racing Through the Dark interview and review

I spoke to David Millar while he was doing his press tour of the UK. Unfortunately my interview didn’t run as planned but, in keeping with my policy of publishing where I can, I’ve decided to put the interview out … Continue reading

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Rapha Embrocation review

The leading luxury brand in cycling seems to be in a period of diversification which includes a push into product sectors such as holidays and womenswear. The Rapha Embrocation falls into what could loosely be termed as “toiletries”, as part … Continue reading

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Bont A1 shoes first ride impressions review

I first spotted Bont cycling shoes back in 2008 when they were being hidden under overshoes by the all-conquering Great Britain Track team. Given their commitment to the best kit, that immediately marked them out as worth investigating. Since then … Continue reading

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My Rapha Spring/Summer 2010 wishlist

The big headline is Rapha for Women at last! Obviously my first response is to make a list of the things I want. The lightweight jersey in light blue would be nice if I’m doing the Etape this year (of … Continue reading

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Rapha Cross Jersey and Cross 3/4 Bib Shorts reviewed

I’m a sucker for Rapha gear. There, I admit it, I’m a soft sell. So I put in to get some of their cross gear to review. Image by LondonCycleSport on Flickr I’ve been riding it pretty hard for the … Continue reading

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Merckx Racing: first impressions

Whippy is perhaps my first thought on describing the new bike. Not in the sense of flailing all over the place but in the sense of responsive to the touch and manoeuvrable. Light is the next thing thing that springs … Continue reading

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Bagaboo bag update

I’ve been enjoying mine for a while now so here’s my more extended view on the little big beauty (for a picture click here): “I went with the front adjustable strap which I definitely prefer to a side one, like … Continue reading

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Rapha Sportwool jersey

It’s probably the item of cycling gear that I get the most use out of all year round. I bought it last year in late November and have been using it constantly since then. Yes, it’s pricey but it’s also … Continue reading

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