Shimano, PRO, Garmin, Lazer and DT Swiss make RCUK100

Tuesday 9th February 2016

The RCUK100 is the definitive list of the most sought after road cycling kit on the market. Shimano, PRO, Garmin, Lazer and DT Swiss all featured – here are some of the highlights.

From groupsets to pedals, wheels and action cameras, Shimano took six spots in the RCUK100, while sister brand PRO was recognised for its PLT finishing kit and toolbox.

Ultegra 6800 Di2 groupset

“There’s nothing to dislike about Shimano’s second-tier electronic groupset if you want fast, precise and flawless shifting.”
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Tiagra 4700 groupset

“The thing everyday cyclists everywhere should be raving about.”
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Dura-Ace C24 clincher wheelset

“The alloy clinchers to end all alloy clinchers”
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105 pedal

“If it’s a solid, reliable pedal you’re after, at an affordable price, from a world-renowned manufacturer, then you can’t go far wrong with Shimano’s 105.”
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RP9 shoe

“Keep your eyes open for these in 2016, they’ll be big.”
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Sport camera

“Chances are you’ve been appreciating the work of Shimano’s Sport Camera.”
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PRO PLT bar, stem, post

“PRO’s PLT finishing has long represented excellent value for money and that continues here.”
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PRO Professional Hard Case Toolbox

“A very reasonable cost for a top quality collection of tools and handy storage case.”
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The fitness tech giant scored two appearances - one for the unmistakable Edge 520 and another for the improved Vector 2S power meter pedals.

Edge 520 GPS

“The sort of computer the pros might use.”

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Vector 2S pedals

“One of the key reasons to choose a system like Vector over something else is pedals are easily moved between bikes rather than, say, a crankset which involves distinctly more faffing around.”

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Lazer Blade helmet

“When you ride in a £60 helmet you don’t necessarily expect to find yourself wanting to wear that helmet all the time, leaving those top-end lids sat in the cupboard. But that’s exactly what happened when we tested the Lazer Blade.

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DT Swiss RC28 Spline C Mon Chasseral

“A set of wheels which, based on our experience to date, feel as exceptionally light when riding as they are on the scales.”

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