Tyre pressure: Do you go low?

When I first started road cycling, I was very much in the “bang 110psi in both 23mm tyres” camp. It’s just how it was and what everyone did. Hard is fast. Skinny is fast. Who needs comfort when you can go FAST! These days I’m a little more relaxed, I know that (especially at my…

The right rubber: How to save weight AND ride faster

Tyres (or tires if you’re in the USA). That tiny little pair of contact patches connecting your bike to the blacktop. In terms of simple performance upgrades, changing your rubber can have one of the largest impacts on how your bike feels and handles. It’s also an easy place to save a few grams at…

Wheel Balancing for Road Bikes?

I saw this video over on Shane Miller’s YouTube page. I’d mulled over the idea of balancing road bike wheels a few times in the past, but never taken it any further than the odd thought. You balance your car and motorbike wheels, so why not your very expensive road bike wheels? Check this out:…