In years gone by the British bike industry made more bikes than anywhere else in the world, but times have changed and now nearly all bike manufacturing takes place in the Far East.
There are lots of British bike brands still designing bikes here in the UK though, and in fact, there's a really buoyant and healthy bike business with new brands popping up all the time. So while they're not made in the UK, the bikes are designed in the UK, and in some cases that give the British bike brands an advantage over global bike brands as they better understand the needs of the British cyclist.
In this video we've picked six of the most recently reviewed British road bikes for your enjoyment
If you want a bike made in Britain, your choices are a bit more limited, but there are now many bespoke framebuilders who will cater for your needs.
Our pick of six of the best
|Weight||Market price||Read more|
|Pinnacle Laterite 3||9,750g||£700.00||Read our review|
|Raleigh Mustang Sport||11,380g||£800.00||Read our review|
|Mason Definition||8,790g||£3,130.00||Read our review|
|Vitus Venon CR Disc 105||8,860g||£1,349.99||Read our review|
|Kinesis ATR V2||2,100g (frameset)||£1,659.00||Read our review|
|Condor Italia RC||8,320g||£799.99 (frameset)||Read our review|
David has worked on the road.cc tech team since July 2012. Previously he was editor of Bikemagic.com and before that staff writer at RCUK. He's a seasoned cyclist of all disciplines, from road to mountain biking, touring to cyclo-cross, he only wishes he had time to ride them all. He's mildly competitive, though he'll never admit it, and is a frequent road racer but is too lazy to do really well. He currently resides in the Cotswolds.