BikeRadar Podcast ep 3: How do £10k bikes even exist, helmet tech and e-road

BikeRadar's tech writers Warren, Matthew and Tom discuss developments in electric bikes, helmet technology and the rise of the £10,000 bike

Rider on a Trek Madone SLR 9 Disc

In our first monthly round-table chat, our tech ed Tom Marvin is joined by senior road technical editor Warren Rossiter and senior writer Matthew Allen to discuss topics including the latest technology used in helmets, hyper-expensive road bikes and the development of the electric road bike sector.

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The Project Y looks amazing in bikepacking guise. You could be forgiven for not realising there's a 250W Fazua motor/battery unit hidden in the down tube
The Project Y looks amazing in bikepacking guise. You could be forgiven for not realising there’s a 250W Fazua motor/battery unit hidden in the down tube
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Previous BikeRadar Podcast episodes

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Our first podcast covered our Road Bike of the Year test, with the team discussing six of the key bikes from this year’s awards.

Rider riding a mountain bike off a drop with the BikeRadar Podcast logo in the top right corner
Our Trail Bike of the Year came from the Commencal stable

The second episode of the BikeRadar Podcast discussed the top five 2019 Trail Bike of the Year contenders and heard from Tom as well as our senior technical editor Rob Weaver and MBUK magazine’s features editor Ed Thomsett.

All the links you need from this month’s podcast

The XXX is the road-focussed helmet
The XXX is Bontrager’s road-focussed helmet
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