Check out this month Tech review

It has been a month of new product and so the tech team takes a closer look at a few of them including the controversial new helmet from Trek and Bontrager. It caused a bit of a stir with MIPS, a safety technology company, disputing its claims. James Bracey went to see how Vittoria tyres are […]

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Rider crashed at list lap of Giro race

On a crash marred the 10th stage of the Giro d’Italia into Modena, instead of a sprint royale, Pascal Ackermann (Bora-Hansgrohe) and others tumbled along the pavement and perhaps out of the race. Ackermann, in the points leader’s ciclamino jeresy, and Matteo Moschetti (Trek-Segafredo) were among the group crashing under the one-kilometre kite. Both risk not starting […]

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A ride of Class

“It’s the Rolls Royce of road bikes,” said renowned custom bike maker Darren Baum in reference to HTech’s new Svelter aero road bike. Moments before, I’d asked Baum about the best thing he’d seen at the Handmade Bicycle Show Australia (HBSA). Baum wasn’t referring to the statement owning one would make, but rather the butter-smooth and unmatched ride quality […]

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All about the perfect racing Tires

Picking tires for gravel racing and riding is complicated. There isn’t one right answer. Sometimes there isn’t any right answer. Tire selection is a game of overlapping variables and endless options. We attempt to match a course, surface type, rider skill, rider size, and rider intention to a tire’s qualities, its strengths and weaknesses. The […]

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See the review of this new cycling jacket

The light yet robust Sportful Stevlio was developed with professional road team Team Tinkoff for racing and fast training in the rain, ice and snow. As such, it comes with a tailored race fit so most of us mortals will probably need to size up. Highs: Waterproofing, breathability, fit, weight, comfort Lows: The initial outlay is high […]

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Check out this amazing bike review

The most Comfortable, lightweight frame with good value Shimano kit but a sturdy ride” 3.5/5 stars Highs: Light, smooth ride with full Shimano 105 stop and go kit Lows: Heavy-duty tyres and frame is damped rather than dynamic in feel Buy if: You want a lightweight, well-specced, all-rounder with extra robust tyres The MF carbon construction might be […]

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Jakobsen wins Tour of California stage four

Fabio Jakobsen (Deceuninck-QuickStep) took the second WorldTour race victory of the season on tubeless tyres at the Tour of California on Wednesday, as teams and brands continue to test the technology in the professional peloton. Alexander Kristoff (UAE Team Emirates) was the first WorldTour race winner on tubeless wheels and tyres when he won Gent-Wevelgem in […]

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