product reviews

Shimano Sport Camera review

Back in February Shimano announced the release of its CM-1000 Sport Camera, signalling a challenge to market leader GoPro and other contenders like Garmin. Since then the Sports Camera has made waves, thanks largely to its use in the pro peloton during races such as the Tour de Suisse and now the Tour de France. […]

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Thule RoundTrip Pro Softshell Bike Bag review

Every now and again a product comes along that’s so simple, so obvious and so clever that it makes me think “why didn’t I think of that?” The Thule RoundTrip Pro bike case is one of those products and I was happy to get my hands on one to look into further.

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The New Specialized Tarmac review

This month Specialized announced the newly designed Tarmac which continues the evolution of their successful Tarmac SL4. But calling it the SL5 would imply that it’s just a lighter, stiffer, faster step-up from the previous model. However, the intent was much more ambitious than that …

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Magellan Cyclo 505HC review

It’s fair to say that Garmin has become the dominant force in the cyclo-computer market in recent years with their range of GPS-enabled Edge units. But with the Cyclo 505HC, Magellan is hoping to challenge the top dog and provide riders with a viable (if not preferable) alternative. CTech Editor Matt Wikstrom put the Magellan […]

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Scott Foil Team Issue Review

It has been nearly two years since we first reviewed Scott’s Foil. On that occasion, we only had one day to ride the bike before it had to leave town, but on this occasion, we were able to hold on to the bike for much longer. In this review CTech Editor Matt Wikstrom puts the […]

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CTech April Product Picks

In the April edition of CTech Product Picks we feature nine cool products which you may not have seen before. As ever, if you’ve used any of the products featured and have some constructive feedback, please feel free to leave your thoughts in the comments below.

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Cliiiimb Pro review

The trend towards wearable devices is set to change many aspects of our day-to-day life, and it would seem cycling is no different. One device that has attracted media attention in recent months is the Cliiiimb Pro, a sunglasses-mounted audio/visual system that claims to help you improve your personal best times (and beat your friends) […]

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Fly6 camera and rear light review

The Fly6 tail-light doubles as a rear-facing camera to watch your back. The device has enjoyed a successful Kickstarter campaign, raising over $250,000, and the first production units will be ready to ship by the end of May. In this review, CTech Editor Matt Wikstrom takes a closer look at the fifth-generation prototype.

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BH G6 Review

The G6 is the next iteration of BH’s aero road bike design, updating the G5 to improve its weight, stiffness and aerodynamics – says BH. As CTech Editor Matt Wikstrom writes, the result is a finely honed race bike that loves to be ridden agressively.

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Gokiso Climber Hubs Review

The Gokiso Climber hubs offer ultra-precise bearing alignment thanks to jet engine and aerospace engineering. The result is a wheel that spins beautifully — perhaps perfectly — but as with everything at this level it comes at a significant cost. CTech Editor Matt Wikstrom put together the following review.

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