Hyper small feature packed tool for the minimalist or lightweight nerd in us.
If you attended outdoor manufacturer shows this year you probably noticed that "eco materials" have reached saturation amongst manufacturers. And that's a good thing! , many company's are heavily vested into introducing or starting to use more "eco" in their future products. I use the term "eco" to mean "environmentally conscious" or "sustainably minded". For... Continue Reading →
The Apex Tech Tee is designed to be worn as a single layer, perfect for summer. I have always been a fan of wool as three season base layers so you could use this either way. The moisture wicking, anti smell and eco properties make wool great for garments. Using this as a base layer... Continue Reading →
In the cold months you cannot avoid a good cap as they make riding so much more pleasurable. They can keep you head dry, keep the heat in and a well designed one can keep your ears warm. I'm generally a fan of cotton caps under helmets to a point, in the colder and rainy... Continue Reading →
Small and light is an understatement - the product's name of 39g doesn't lie. Most of us don't actually know what 39 grams feels like. If you have felt any other Bluetooth speaker, well, the lack of 39g's weight speaks for itself. For comparison a JBL blue tooth speaker weighs 550 grams, and the Boombotix... Continue Reading →
Pinceton are a newer contender to the wheel market. Facing off with some heavyweights like Zipp, Enve and a whole load of Chinese open mould knock offs. I'm fortunate to be able to compare this new set of Princeton Carbonworks wheels to some long term other carbons I have been riding. If you haven't heard... Continue Reading →
Having commuted by bicycle for a log time, I am familiar with needing something to break up the monotony. Over several years, some of my commutes have been short and flat, and some long and rather hilly. The longer commutes I always ended up finding a need to break up the routine. I turned to... Continue Reading →
Cold therapy has been a science for a while but often inconvenient for most. This is a review of Ice Legs the recovery aid
A high airflow, top end, Specialized shoe designed for summer riding. This is my 3 month in use review.
Today's inside training / riding inside is a lot more complex than it used to be for me. Software, hardware, ERG modes, etc... if you are like me, then one of the last things on your mind when getting into indoor training is fans! Recent changes to the amount of indoor training I was doing... Continue Reading →
I was on a cold cold gravel ride a few months ago and it got my brain thinking about what I could have done different, how I could have improved things, felt better and gone longer. Suffering is fine and we all do it in some way or another at times in our sport of... Continue Reading →
With an abundance of refinement comes the 3rd generation sock waterproof sock. The construction / makeup of the sock are somewhat similar, but the product outcome is a lot better and delivers on its promise. I was a little skeptical at first, having used the first generation sock which was a strange feeling of a... Continue Reading →
Zwift, Smart trainers, power trainers, thumsup, Zwifting, FTP, Watopia and workouts - what does all this mean?
Today I have some new products to review, they are called Z Locks , presumably for Zip-tie lock because thats what they look like. They are lockable security ties that wrap around things to temporarily stop someone walking off with your gear. Marketed towards lots of activities, camping, skiing etc. This is a manufacturer out... Continue Reading →
The long story : A friend gave me a set of road wheels to test. The wheels had tires, but unfortunately the rear wheel was out of air and not holding air. Being of a tubeless design with 30c tires and no visible holes in the rubber I decided to open them up and see... Continue Reading →
So much good right here! 1300g Disc, Shallow carbon, hooked rim, external nipples for $1600. What? Alpinist ultra-light 1365 gram wheelset. Roval's new Alpinist CL pairs the climbing pedigree of the featherweight Alpinist rim with workhorse DT Swiss 350-series hubs and gossamer DT Swiss Aerolite spokes. The new Alpinist rim technology has already proven itself... Continue Reading →