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Review: Velocio men’s kit

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Review and detail photos: Iain Treloar. All other photography: Hormuzd Khodaiji.  Cycling clothing is a competitive space. It seems like a new social-media driven brand pops up every other week, usually with either obnoxious colour palates or sepia photography and gurning models. Most of the time, these brands have little to do with the development
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Rapha Brevet Insulated Gilet

Review: Rapha Brevet Insulated Gilet

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Sometimes the best items of cycling clothing are the ones you didn’t know you needed, finds Iain Treloar.  The gilet (aka vest) is a vital bit of kit for chilly starts and winter all-day-epics alike, providing an important windstopping layer that keeps the body’s core cosy. To the eye, there’s not an awful lot to
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Cuore Knee Warmers

Review: Cuore warmers

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Iain Treloar tests some underappreciated, but essential, items of the cycling wardrobe.  This week has been a pretty unexceptional one in my bike-riding calendar, except in one important respect—it marked the first time that I needed to pull out the arm and knee warmers since November last year. For as long as I’ve been riding,
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Ride On's best of 2105

Ride On’s best of 2015 – part I

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In this first part, Iain Treloar provides his highlights of 2015 in the world of bikes.  Just as we did in 2013, we’re taking a moment to cast our minds back and assess the best products and experiences Ride On came across in 2015. We’ve covered some ground in this time, with extended tests of over 25
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Under the weather

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As winter hits, Iain Treloar guides you through the gear to keep your extremities functioning. When the chill of winter bites, it’s your extremities that feel it first—and worst. On the bike, cold lifeless fingers can dangerously hamper your ability to brake or control your bike; numbness in your feet is uncomfortable and can spread
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