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The best bikes, kit and equipment that we review on road.cc

What’s it all about?

We test a lot of stuff on road.cc, and we like to think our reviews are among the most authoritative and in-depth that you’ll find. New for Spring 2021 we’ll be curating the best products that we review into a new section on the site: road.cc recommends. It will be the go-to list of the best bikes, clothing and accessories for every type of rider.

Every month we’ll update the section with new products, and every month there will be a road.cc recommends show on our YouTube channel where we introduce the products of the month.

 

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How do we pick our road.cc recommended products?

It’s not just a case of adding up all the numbers and that’s that. Every month is different, and there’s always an editorial discussion about the pros and cons of the contenders, and the mix of products that will be added. Of course a product has to have done well in the first place, but there’s a huge amount of experience among our reviewing team and it’s important to get everyone’s thoughts on what gets our ultimate seal of approval. Every recommended product has the full backing of our editorial team and the road.cc recommends section will feature prominently on the site.

Each year we’ll look back over the products that we’ve recommended, and we’ll use that pool to hand out some annual awards, we’ll also feature themed lists based around popular bike categories, and seasonal clothing and accessories too.

road.cc recommends Show

Hosted by Rebecca Charlton and Liam Cahill, the road.cc recommends Show will be broadcast via the site’s YouTube channel at the start of each month and will be promoted on road.cc itself and across its social media channels giving it a total reach of 2.6 million users.

The show will give viewers a trusted short cut to the best kit reviewed on road.cc each month with a list hand picked by road.cc’s tech team. Each month presenter Rebecca will get members of the team to talk us through why each product as made it on to the road.cc recommends list.

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Meet the team

road.cc’s tech team is one of the most experienced in the bike media – respected by readers and industry insiders alike. Our in-house team boasts decades of bike and kit testing experience – add in our wider reviews team and we’re talking centuries.

Mat Brett
Mat Brett

11 years at road.cc, and a total of 25 years as a cycling journalist reviewing bikes and product and editing most of the UK’s biggest bike mags.

Stu Kerton
Stu Kerton

One of our most experienced product reviewers with over 12 years at road.cc reviewing bikes, components, clothing and accessories, across a range of riding disciplines.

Liam Cahill
Liam Cahill

4 years at road.cc, with a degree in Sports Development & Coaching, ex-bike shop mechanic, committed road and cycle-cross racer talent spotted when we read his cycling blog.

Anna Hughes
Anna-Marie Hughes

Newest member of the team and already a vital part of it. Anna is an elite road racing champion, qualified mechanic and much else besides – sure to be a star on the road.cc recommends Show.

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Standing out from the crowd

The products selected for road.cc recommends will be featured in a separate section of the road.cc website, this will have its own branding and layout, and will be clearly linked to from the main road.cc homepage. Each product will have it’s own page explaining the reasoning behind its selection and linking back to the original review on road.cc.

The road.cc recommends section will be updated monthly with new products.

Reach and Engagement

Between our three sites we reach nearly three million dedicated and enthusastic cyclists with a wide range of interests and abilities.

road.cc - 2.3 million monthly unique users / 5.8 million monthly page views

off.road.cc - 300,000 monthly unique users / 622,000 monthly page views

ebiketips - 124,000 monthly unique users / 273,000 monthly page views

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Commercial packages

Whatever your budget, we’ve got the package to support your road.cc Recommended products across our websites and beyond...

rccr Package 1
Package 1 - £950

Product promoted on social channels at launch

Licence to use road.cc Recommends logo

rccr Package 2
Package 2 - £1,900

All of Package 1, plus...

100K online impressions

Social edit (30-60 second edit using stills only)

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Package 3 - £5,000

All of Packages 1 & 2, plus...

Bespoke video showcasing your road.cc Recomended product

Talk to us

Get in touch with us today to discuss any of the packages available.

Sean Igoe
07818 045336
sean.igoe@f-at.co.uk

Brad Shenton
07884 311285
brad.shenton@f-at.co.uk

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