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 →
Cold therapy has been a science for a while but often inconvenient for most. This is a review of Ice Legs the recovery aid
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 →
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... Continue Reading →
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... Continue Reading →
What it is: All purpose jacket made by Ornot with Polartec material. It's about $200 and comes in many sizes. With a slim designed fit, it wears like a tight fit jacket / jersey, it's very stretchy, and has long arms and an on the bike cut. What it is not, a ultra waterproof "shell",... Continue Reading →
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... Continue Reading →
The msw airstream - co2 tire inflation head is small, light and well designed. Pocket or kit bag worthy.
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 - May 2019
The B-Roll saddle bag has been in the works for a while now, packing good design and rad custom colors, read more here:
A Silca innovative spin on an old but ever nagging problem - the huge heavy pump. We all know the feeling, traveling with a bike is a bit of a pain at times, especially if using trains or local transport. Beyond the logistic pains some of the regular tools to get your bike setup are... Continue Reading →
New Otto Design product review - The Hexband has a load of new features but is the new Hexband lock six times better than the Ottolock?
Just another Y wrench? Geeking out on some bike tools this week. As with many of Silca's products which catch my eye, their latest tool called Ypsilon - a y wrench I could not resist. (In case you were wondering, Ypsilon is from the 16th century and means the 20th letter of the greek alphabet... Continue Reading →