Tech Features

Campagnolo Super Record RS groupset review

Campagnolo recently refined its Super Record groupset. The company made a variety of modifications to the drivetrain that included an overhaul of the chainrings and front derailleur. The result is the RS edition that will be produced in limited numbers with exclusive badging. In this review, CTech Editor Matt Wikstrom takes a look at how […]


Canyon Ultimate CF SLX 9.0 SL review

Canyon began by trading out of a trailer but the company now serves the world market with customer-direct sales from its headquarters in Koblenz, Germany. Canyon also sponsors the Movistar and Katusha WorldTour teams. In this review, CTech editor Matt Wikstrom rides the Ultimate CF SLX that sits at the top of the company’s road […]


The best of Eurobike 2014: clothing, saddles and more

In this third and final piece about his visit to Eurobike last week, Dave Everett shares some of his favourite items of clothing, saddles, pedals and more.


Essor USA Pace 32 wheelset review

Essor USA is a new brand created by the guys behind State Bicycle Co. and VeloVie. Essor’s goal is to offer high quality carbon wheelsets at the lowest possible price. In this review, CTech Editor Matt Wikstrom spends some time on Essor’s Pace wheelset, a 32mm carbon clincher that retails for US$1,299 (AUD$1,390).


Pioneer Gen-2 Powermeter Review

Pioneer isn’t a company you think of when talking powermeters. However, inside the US division of the company are a number of cycling enthusiasts and when they began tinkering with the idea, they realised that they had all of the technology in-house to be able to create a powermeter with all the best features that […]


The best of Eurobike 2014: bikes and wheels

CyclingTips’ roving reporter Dave Everett has just returned from the world’s biggest bike expo, Eurobike, and is currently sharing some of his highlights. In part two of this series, Dave talks us through some of the bikes that caught his eye.


The best of Eurobike 2014: helmets and shoes

The world’s biggest bike expo, Eurobike, was held last week and finished over the weekend. CyclingTips’ roving reporter Dave Everett was on the ground in Friedrichschafen, Germany to check out all the latest and greatest bits of tech that were announced and what we have to look forward to in the months and years to […]


DHB winter clothing review

DHB is Wiggle’s in-house clothing brand. While it might not command the same brand appeal and reputation as, say, Castelli or Assos, we wanted to see how dhb’s winter gear stacked up and whether it’s time for a rethink when it comes to perceptions of the brand.


The Turbine: backed by science or a simple placebo?

After the stage 1 team time trial at this year’s Vuelta a Espana Chris Froome tweeted that he had just used the Turbine breathing aid for the first time, saying that it made a “noticeable difference” and that he’d definitely use it again. So what is the Turbine? What do the creators claim it can […]


In the wild: SRAM Wireless Electronic Groupset

Back at the Tour of California the SRAM electronic groupset was spotted on some of the Bissell Development Team’s Trek Madones but it was up for debate whether or not it was true wireless as anticipated, or if indeed there were cables. The prototypes we saw in California had wires coming from the front and […]