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Rapha Pro team lightweight backpack

Rapha unveil a ride to work and train on the way home backpack.

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Ornot MagicShell jacket with Polartec Neoshell

The Ornot Magicshell jacket is literally magic… read on

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Let’s make eye sweat a thing of the past – Halo Sweatband review

Riding in hot temps or killing it on the turbo trainer, can these sweatbands solve the awful sweat in the eyes ?

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Yakima Racks : longterm test report for the Jetstream base rack and Highroad bike mounts

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 […]

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Rapha’s new turbo trainer duds. But will they raise your FTP?

Rapha just launched a line of gear specifically for riding on the turbo trainer. Check it out.

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MSW Airstream inflator head

The msw airstream – co2 tire inflation head is small, light and well designed. Pocket or kit bag worthy.

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Pre Review : Specialized S-Works EXOS Cycling Shoes

When Specialized launched this shoe in Feb 2019 they were not messing around regarding innovation. They went big on materials and features to impress.

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Product Review : Ottolock Hexband Destruction!

A destruction test of the much talked about Ottolock Hexband – a new product from Ottodesignworks

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The B-Roll Saddle Bag

The B-Roll saddle bag has been in the works for a while now, packing good design and rad custom colors, read more here:

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Silca Viaggio – the digital smartphone floor pump

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 […]

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Six times better? Ottolock upgrades to the new Hexband technology

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?

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Not a Park Tool, but Silca Ypsilon Wrench

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 […]

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Knog Blinder LED Bike Light

There’s a lot of rechargeable tail lights on the market and the Knog Blinder MOB comes in as one of the top ones. The Knog Blinder is a small, seatposted mounted, no fuss, well designed good looking LED light.

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Product review: Apidura Saddle Pack, pack it all in touring

If you’re considering any type of multi-day trip, bikepacking or even a simple overnighter, you will need to be able to transport the right gear plus the essentials to ensure you are bike prepared but also comfortable for unexpected conditions.

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Review : A worthy trail tool? Wolftooth Pack Pliers

After a great experience with Wolftooth re-mote dropper lever, I was excited to get my hands on these Wolftooth pack-pliers. It’s the kinda thing that the bike nerds in us love, precisely engineered, unique and functional with an aura of cool.

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Chrome Kadet Product Review

I have been slinging this guy around the city for a while now. Mainly on small in-city runs to and from meetings where I needed a few essentials but not a massive chrome bag full. Here’s what I found:

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Garmin vs Wahoo computers

Garmin vs Wahoo

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Daybot by PDW – Is a locally designed, consciously crafted bike light a fallacy?

The PDW Daybot is a $35 rear light specifically designed so it’s effective during daylight hours

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Ottolock rugged cycle security – the Improved V2

The popular Ottolock get released in V2 incarnation with subtle and beneficial upgrades. Available now.

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Rack it up : Bike storage 101

Looking to store bikes in your home. A quick guide to the common options, pro’s and cons.