The end for Shimano mechanical groupsets?

After a high end mechanical groupset? You’d better get in and buy your groupset quick! Today Shimano unveiled their new 12-speed Dura Ace and Ultegra groupsets – in electronic Di2 option only!

Just a reminder to WASH YOUR BOTTLES!

Been neglecting your bottle hygene over the summer? I know it can be a bit of a chore, but please wash out your bottles as soon as possible after a ride. This is especially important if you mix any sort of energy drink into your water. Sugar plus warm, moist conditions are a recipe for some pretty nasty growth!

(not so) Free Speed

Speed. We live for it. Crave it. Want more. Am I right? Of course I’m right. If you’re not interested in riding fast, well this article probably isn’t for you. Here’s a bunch of easy upgrades that will get you flying just that little bit faster!

Sub3-100k: Body and bike testing

In my quest to ride 100km in under three hours total time, I’ve been doing some testing of both my equipment and by fitness. I’ve completed a couple of test rides on the Planet X TT bike with varying success. On my first test I averaged 34.5kph over 60km non-stop. Fast enough to hit my…

A matter of millimetres

Last week I got back on my Canyon Aeroad for the first time in a while. I wanted to test myself with a “race pace” style effort on a local course. After a quick warm-up I set off, aiming to stay at or above my target power for the duration of the effort. I felt…