Paraphernalia

AG2R La Mondiale team bikes

We take a look back at the bikes used over the years but the French AG2R La Mondiale team. The latest brand bike association for AG2R La Mondiale in...

Cannondale vs Cannondale: 2002 CAAD7 and 2019 Super-Super Evo

As part of our ongoing review of SRAM’s AXS 12-speed groupset, we compare it against another high-end release… one from 17 years ago. Take two frames from the same manufacturer, one released 17 years earlier than the other, and p...

Getting to know the SRAM Red eTap AXS groupset

RIDE Media got a new groupset to review last week. Launched on Thursday, we built it to a bike by Friday afternoon. Watch the YouTube clips to find out more… It seemed a long time in the making and once the new SRAM Red eTap AXS ...

Story of my (new MTB) bike – Focus Jam 8.9

In an unusual twist, we take a look at the unboxing of a new mountain bike… RIDE Media’s owner, Rob Arnold has treated himself to some off-road joy.&nbs...

Bike test extras: saddle swap – Prologo to Astute

Little differences can add up to a lot. A slight change in saddle shape prompted a little compromise on pedalling action... so it was back to the usual for our test rider. A good saddle, some say, gets better with age. There is m...