Tech Features

DHB summer clothing review

dhb offers a wide range of clothing for road cyclists to suit different performance needs. In this review, CTech Editor Matt Wikstrom takes a look at jerseys and bibshorts from dhb’s Goldline and ASV performance-oriented collections that are designed for spring and summer conditions.

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Craddock custom frameset review

Richard Craddock is a custom carbon framebuilder based in the UK. His approach to his craft is exacting and fastidious, built on many years of riding and working in the bicycle industry. In this review, CTech editor Matt Wikstrom looks at what Craddock Cycles has to offer buyers looking for a custom carbon frameset.

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Cranktip pedals first look

Cranktip pedals were invented to improve pedalling efficiency. The design places the pedal platform well in front of, and below, that of a traditional design. As a result, Cranktip pedals offer more leverage on the downstroke and a shorter upstroke. In this review, Matt Wikstrom takes a closer look at the new design and tests […]

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Inside small wheel brands

Starting up a small wheel brand appears to be a simple matter for any entrepreneur. After all, there are plenty of manufacturers offering cheap wheels and wheel parts online that can sourced by virtually anyone. CTech editor Matt Wikstrom recently interviewed a few small wheel brands to get some insight.

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Power2Max Type S Powermeter review

The Type S is the second iteration for Power2Max’s crank-based power meter design. The new design offers greater compatibility and weighs a little less, plus it has been incorporated into a carbon Campagnolo crankset.

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BH Ultralight EVO review

When BH released the Ultralight a few years ago, it sparked a fresh round of efforts by major manufacturers to build the world’s lightest road frame. In 2015 BH refined the Ultralight to yield the Ultralight EVO that weighs in around 700g to ensure that it is still considered one of the world’s lightest road […]

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Shimano R321 and R171 shoe review

Shimano is best known for its groupsets and wheels but you’d be mistaken to think of the company’s extensive line of soft-goods as an after-thought. With the success of Shimano’s R320 road shoe, the company has given its flagship shoes a facelift and has launched a new top-end model, the R321, along with a more […]

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TrainerRoad review

I’m not a guy who gets excited by riding on the indoor trainer. However, I do understand the massive benefits and efficiencies that you can get in a short amount of time by doing ergo sessions. It’s not easy though. You need to go into each session with a plan. Personally, if I have a […]

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Bikes of the 2015 WorldTour

The 2015 WorldTour season is now upon us and it’s the first time we’ seen all of the new ProTeam bikes lining up against one another. The most notable absence this season is Cervelo, which no longer sponsors a WorldTour team as a result of the Cannondale-Garmin merger. Colnago is also out after Europcar downgraded […]

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LifeBeam Smart Helmet review

In this review CyclingTips editor Matt de Neef takes a look at the LifeBeam Smart Helmet, a helmet with an integrated heartrate monitor.

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