Cobble gobblers: the bikes and equipment of Le Tour’s pavé day
The wet editions of Paris-Roubaix are the ones cycling fans remember most. They produce images that stay with us; images of riders suffering through the dirt and rain while battling the broken cobbles of the north of France. When you get this sort of action at the biggest stage race of the year it produces […]
Campagnolo Record EPS v2.0 review
Campagnolo’s original Record EPS electronic groupset offered precise and reliable shifting but the external battery was heavy and unsightly. The company recently updated Record EPS with a new internal battery, rendering EPS V2.0, and in this review CTech editor Matt Wikstrom takes a closer look at the installation and performance of the revised groupset.
Time trial tech at the Giro d’Italia
The Giro d’Italia continues today with a 42km individual time trial which could see a further shaping of the overall classification. CyclingTips’ Dave Everett has been spending some time at the startline, including at the stage 1 team time trial, and wrote this piece about some of the time trial tech on display at this […]
Bikes and other tech at the Giro d’Italia
CyclingTips’ roving reporter Dave Everett has been spending some time at the Giro d’Italia stage starts over the past week to get a feel for the bikes and other interesting tech tidbits that are on display. He put together this post.
Spotted: SRAM electronic groupset
SRAM leaked its much anticipated electronic groupset at the Midwest regional championship Cyclocross Championships in the US last December and is now making an appearance at the Tour of California on the Bissell Development Team bikes. GCN caught some footage. We still don’t know much about the groupset, but here’s what what’s speculated: – We’ve […]
The logistics behind Paris-Roubaix
You may think that getting yourself organised for your local club champs can be a bit of a slog at times. Making sure your bike is up to scratch, giving it a clean, maybe replacing a chain or another worn part, pumping the tyres and packing it in the back of the car with your […]