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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Earlier this year Wahoo dropped the price of their smallest, aerodynamic cycling computer while introducing the all black colour scheme called stealth. (previously dark grey and cyan accents) At $220 The Wahoo Elemnt Bolt it packs a lot of punch, including all the regular features you expect to also find plus a lot more. Overview […]
Quick review on the Work jersey It’s somewhat difficult to write about a jersey, generally I have a tendency think they are somewhat nondescript items, but really there is quite a lot of detail, when you get down to it. After wearing the Ornot Work Jersey for a while now and comparing it to other […]
Thinking of upgrading to the new Sram Force eTap? I did a quick review of the XDr based system comparing to my experiences using Shimano
Rapha unveil a ride to work and train on the way home backpack.
The Ornot Magicshell jacket is literally magic… read on
Riding in hot temps or killing it on the turbo trainer, can these sweatbands solve the awful sweat in the eyes ?
This is the long term test report for the Yakima’s Jetstream rack and Highroad mounts. The removal of the rack was simple and after eighteen months of use I was curious to see exactly what had gone on. Which bits had worn, which had adapted, and hopefully not find any damage to my car. As […]
Rapha just launched a line of gear specifically for riding on the turbo trainer. Check it out.
The Kickr Core 2019 in full use. Seven weeks on Trainer Road and Zwift here are my full thoughts.
The msw airstream – co2 tire inflation head is small, light and well designed. Pocket or kit bag worthy.
Continental finally got on the gravel game and launched two new tyres. Terra Speed and Terra Trail Both 40c an available in 700c or 650b.
Is it better and can an armband replace your chest strap?
Manufacturers take note on the gravel tire trend and start to design gravel and adventure specific rims and wheels.
The 2020 Transit bike commuter jacket with improved features and a large step forward with a sustainability story.
When Specialized launched this shoe in Feb 2019 they were not messing around regarding innovation. They went big on materials and features to impress.
A destruction test of the much talked about Ottolock Hexband – a new product from Ottodesignworks
A worthy contender, the Castelli Aero Race 4.0 is a nice fitting good looking bib short