A deep in use / "live with" comparison between SRAM AXS and Shimano Di2. I switched back to Shimano
Shimano S-Phyre RC9 Cycling Shoe
The Shimano RC9 (903) is Shimano's highest end performance road shoe. It features the latest materials, stiffest sole and up to date BOA system aiming to offer comfort without the expense of performance
A guide to 10, 11, 12 and 13! Speed
Microspline, HG, XD and XDR what fits? What fits? -sometimes the most challenging question on the technical side of bikes today. With every major brand offering several generations of gears and hubs it can get confusing quickly. The easiest way to narrow this down is by Manufacturer / Brand and what each brand does then... Continue Reading →
XDr ? Are you making the switch to 1x? or going for more gear range?
You may have heard of this thing called XDr, So what's all the hype? I decided to lay down some practical XDr knowledge.
A Month in Portland with the Gazelle EasyFlow
Walton is a great guy and we have a shared interest in bikes and industrial design. I met Walton when track racing at the Alpenrose Velodrome in Portland Oregon and it's great to see this story of how technologies like Shimano's can help. Reposted article from the Shimano blog. I borrowed the Gazelle EasyFlow and after... Continue Reading →
Winter Boots – Shimano MW7 2017/2018
I'm in my second year of this boot now. Last weekend I completed a 6hr, 38degree ride in them, complete with a stream crossing, rain and about 4 miles of bike hiking in the snow (see buckyrides on facebook for pictures). I can still say that they live up to their glory. This is... Continue Reading →
Snaps and one-liners from the hammer saddle
Shimano XC-70 MTB Shoe
With so many options on the market there are a lot of "so-so" or "yeah it works" shoes. But if you know the inside scoop you will score some that are smashingly good. First impressions, I have used Sidi, Specialized, Giro and now just getting my hands on these Shimano - XC-70 m.s.r.p $269, (but you can get them... Continue Reading →