The UK's number one road-specific website
At this award winning website our strong and experienced editorial team are focused on UK road cycling by delivering daily news and tech content with in-depth reviews, buying guides, features and opinion.
road.cc has been voted Best Consumer Website by its industry peers 5 times in the last decade, as well as winning awards for the quality of its writing and approach to social media.
As the UK road cycling sector continues to grow, commuters, leisure cyclists and performance riders regularly visit road.cc for the latest news and to make product buying decisions via our thorough reviews, buyer's guides, and extensive tech content.
road.cc continues to enjoy strong growth and offers an excellent platform for advertisers and marketers looking to sell, launch or strengthen brands across the full breadth of the UK road cycling sector. Respected for its on-point and current content, you can expose your brand to road.cc’s large and highly engaged audience by choosing to be part of its success story.
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Authoritative, knowledgeable, and above all independent buying advice is at the heart of what road.cc does. Our reviews, buyers guides and tech features cover the full range of road cycling from performance to commuting and all points in between.
We take great pride in the quality of advice we give our users and our emphasis on knowledge and integrity has earned our tech and review teams the respect and trust of road.cc users and the bike industry and helped us build an engaged and informed audience of cyclists, the sort of people you want to speak to.
"We have advertised with road.cc for the last few years. They have consistently delivered strong customer traffic for us, helping us punch above our weight for a family-owned, Lancashire based bike shop. The approachable team at road.cc make it easy both to run ad’ campaigns and promote offers through their website."
"Working with road.cc for the last few years has been so easy. The team is friendly and efficient, and always happy to help.”
"The whole team at road.cc are very supportive to the needs of any brand in the cycling trade looking to build awareness and broaden its appeal to the wider cycling public. Their no nonsense and down to earth approach is refreshing and combined with their flexibility and technical prowess, you can be confident that they will help deliver your commercial goals."
road.cc editor Jack Sexty heads up an editorial team packed with industry leading writers including; Mat Brett our senior tech editor; news editor, Dan Alexander; video production lead, Jamie Williams; plus Suvi Loponen, Ryan Mallon, Stu Kerton and Simon MacMichael. As well as our in-house team, road.cc has a network of highly respected product reviewers bringing in-depth knowledge to every type of road cycling product. All that and thought provoking opinion and insight from Jo Burt…and of course our readers always have plenty to say too.
"It has been a pleasure working with road.cc. I could not have wished for a more patient and understanding bunch to work with. Whether for new launches, product tests or reviews, they have been super welcoming and proactive in giving dhb a voice on a platform which has experienced huge growth. I hope road.cc and offroad.cc continues to go from strength to strength – and fingers crossed we can tag along for the ride. Keep up the great work!"
"Working with the team at road.cc is always a pleasure. They understand all aspects of the marketing mix, their approach is not one size fits all. They are more than happy to work with our brands to make sure we get the right content and coverage. Their product and category knowledge really help to ensure we get the most out of our planned campaigns throughout the year. There are no pushy sales tactics, everything is planned to add value to both the brand and educate the end consumer at the same time. The team work closely with us to make sure the campaigns we plan hit the desired target audience to achieve our marketing goals."
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.
Hosted by long-time road.cc reviewer George Hill, the road.cc Podcast targets a wide range of cyclists, with segments that will appeal to commuters, leisure cyclists, road racers and everyone in between. It brings to life the hugely diverse content you all will have become accustomed to on road.cc, including discussions of the most popular and/or controversial recent stories in our news and live blog sections of the site. Recent episodes feature the latest tech news, our best reviews and interviews with a whole host of cycling personalities.
We'll have special guests and all your fave members of the road.cc team appearing regularly. With a new episode landing every two weeks, you can find the road.cc Podcast on Apple Podcasts (link is external), Spotify (link is external), and Amazon Music (link is external). If you have a smart device, you can even tell it to play the road.cc Podcast.
We offer a full range of advertising, sponsorship and content opportunities across our site and social media options.
|Banner ads on site
We charge a flat rate for all formats and will optimise the campaign to ensure the best-performing formats are weighted wherever possible.
We will work with you to create a list of your preferred article types and brands to target readers of such material on road.cc as they move around the web. Our clients have found this type of campaign to be particularly cost-effective with high CTRs.
Site-wide background skins (desktop only), plus all the ad units on the homepage (desktop and mobile).
Mid-week - from midnight on Mon to midnight on Thurs.
|£1950 per campaign|
Newsletter Solus Advert
In the main flow of the newsletter content, this goes out to subscribers on Tuesday and Friday afternoons.
|Data Capture Competition
A two week data capture competition, promoted as a prominent article on the website, through social media, and featured in the subscriber email newsletter.
A one week competition on site without data capture, promoted as a prominent article on the website, through social media, and featured in the subscriber email newsletter.
Dealclincher deal takeover
A standalone article on road.cc and deals.road.cc, one email newsletter inclusion and social media support on Facebook and Twitter.
Inclusion in our best deals articles which run on road.cc and our Dealclincher site, including social media support.
We can tailor either a single feature or a series of articles to enhance your brand's image. Ask us about terms for specific features.
Ask us to quote for a standalone sponsored video. Options include drone usage, action shooting, Q&As, technical features/interviews, single bike or range promotions.
Want to tell road.cc's wide and varying cycling audience about your brand, company, or service? Then contact us today to discuss the creative solution that’s right for you...
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