The best of Eurobike: Helmets, Shoes and Sunglasses

Amongst all the bling at Eurobike, some of the most interesting new things to look at are the helmets, shoes and sunglasses. Here we give you a sample of what’s new, and what you might not have seen before…

Stuyven wins stage eight of Vuelta a España; Martin, van Garderen and Bouhanni all abandon

Trek Factory Racing rider Jasper Stuyven won a reduced bunch sprint at the end of a very eventful eighth stage of the Vuelta a España on Saturday, winning the gallop to the line. The Belgian beat Pello Bilbao (Caja Rural-Seguros RGA), Kévin Reza (FDJ.fr), Giovanni Visconti (Movistar), Youcef Reguigui (MTN – Qhubeka) and others into […]


Lindeman wins stage seven of Vuelta a España as Froome, Moreno and van Garderen falter

After twice being in breakaways during the Vuelta a España, things paid off at the third attempt for Bert-Jan Lindeman, who soloed to a fine victory at the end of stage seven. The Dutch LottoNL-Jumbo rider reached the finale at the Alto de Capileira with breakaway companions Ilia Koshevoy (Lampre-Merida) and Jerome Cousin (Europcar). After […]


Eurobike Gravel Grinders

Here at Eurobike in Friedrichshafen, Germany there are a dozen zeppelin hangers full of jaw-dropping bikes, wheels and accessories that it’s hard to know what to focus on. But one thing we noticed a trend with for many brands are the Gravel Grinders. Here’s a taste of what’s to come.


Bikes of the Bunch: Canyon Projekt 3.7

While Dave Everett and I were making our way down to Eurobike we decided to stop in at the Canyon headquarters in Koblenz, Germany. Among the many amazing things we saw (which we’ll write about in a factory tour article later) we noticed this interesting bike being displayed on the wall. ‘Projekt 3.7′ is a […]


Vuelta a España photo gallery: stages 1 to 5

There’s already been plenty of action and the 2015 Vuelta a España is only five days old. In this gallery we share a selection of images from Jim Fryer and Iri Greco at Brakethrough Media. We hope you enjoy!

Will wireless shifting be a game-changer? SRAM introduces eTAP

For the past three years we’ve seen spy shots, speculated amongst ourselves, spotted fake cables, and seen it openly on the bikes of development teams and on WorldTour teams at the Tour de France. We’ve all keenly watched SRAM’s progression into the world of electronic shifting and there hasn’t yet been a dramatic raising of […]


Roadtripping Iceland

  Four degrees Celsius in the middle of summer. Perpetual daylight that makes it difficult to sleep. Constant rain. Backpacks full of heavy camera equipment. Niggling injuries. Jason Stirling and David Fletcher from NorthSouth faced no shortage of challenges as they made their way around Iceland over the course of two weeks. And yet the […]


Pro-Lite Bortola A21W and Bracciano A42 wheelsets review

Amongst Pro-Lite’s considerable range of road wheelsets are the Bracciano A42 and Bortola A21W. While the two wheelsets share mid-range pricing, there are significant differences, the most obvious of which are the rim profiles. In this review, CTech editor Matt Wikstrom compares the performance of the two wheelsets. Pro-Lite is a Taiwanese company that, according […]


Photo gallery: Inside the Arctic Race of Norway

Eyebrows were raised when the ASO-backed Arctic Race of Norway was unveiled in 2013 — a bike race in the Arctic Circle, further north than Iceland? But the third edition of the most northerly stage race on the pro cycling calendar, which concluded last weekend, underlined that it is far more than a fleeting gimmick. […]