Hands on with mechanical doping

Recently I had a chance encounter with the guys from Typhoon, who build intriguing “motor assisted” road and mountain bikes. They had on display a motorised carbon road bike that on inspection shared an extremely close resemblance to one recently discovered in the world of cyclocross. At first glance I didn’t spot that the bike was modified….

Money can’t buy fast legs

Sometimes I find myself thinking… “…a set of full carbon wheels would make me so much faster!” “…this old alloy frame is holding me back!” “…on a light carbon bike I’d totally smash this climb!” In the world of road cycling and with the ease on an internet search it’s all too easy to get drawn…