Product Reviews

Specialized Power saddle review

Today Specialized announced the release of its new Power Saddle, a hybrid of many of the company’s existing designs that aims to ensure rider comfort while in an aero position. CyclingTips’ Wade Wallace has been testing one for a month now and had the following first impressions. Specialized designed the Power for the purpose of […]

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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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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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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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Merida Reacto Team-E review

In this review CTech editor Matt Wikstrom takes the Merida Reacto Team-E for a spin to find out how the bike handles and how it compares to similar bikes on the market.

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December 2014 Product Picks

It’s that time again when we pull together a whole bunch of the new and interesting products that have arrived at the CyclingTips office in the past month or so, giving you our initial thoughts. In this edition of Product Picks we feature everything from books to shoes to kit to tyres and a whole […]

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