Techs-Mechs & Gear

Techs-Mechs: CHROME/ Ruckus Chips n Dip

Mo' CHROME, plus a couple Kickstarter Curiosities

Techs-Mechs: Eyewear is Nike's Next Cycling Foray

Nike Vision Show X-2 glasses -- light and tight

TechsMechs: Your Smartphone Is Cleared For Takeoff

Pelican Pro Gear puts your smartphone where it belongs: on your bars

Techs-Mechs: Mo' Chrome, ABUS Locks, The RAKK

Round three of the Bag Wars... and we have a winner! Plus modular storage and maybe some really boss locks

Techs-Mechs: Boreas Chills Out Amid the Pack Wars

Summer means, among other things, that everything touching your back makes life stickier. Solution? Get that pack off your back!

Excerpt: Bike!

Edited by CyclingNews.com's Daniel Benson and friend-of-the-Café Richard Moore, Bike! is a collection of stories about iconic bike brands. Sarah Connolly and myself having contributed chapters to...

Techs-Mechs: Feedback Sports Repair Stand

As cyclists go, I'm pretty middle of the road with a wrench. I don't bring my bike to the shop except for things that require a trained person's touch (e.g., truing a wheel) or better set of tools...

Holiday Gift Idea: Wildskins Arm Warmers

Looking for ways to accessorize your kit?

Douglas and GS Take on Cyclocross: Q&A Time!

Got questions about cyclocross racing? Why riders do the things they do? Why nobody is racing disc brakes yet? Check out some common questions and post your own!

Techs-Mechs: Cobbles last goodbye.

(Photo by Patrick Verhoest) Yes it is time for the skinny guys to have their assault on the Ardennes, but before Jens posts "Brabantse Pijl Live" there is still time for one more post about my...

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Techs-Mechs: A prelude to Holy Week

Finally, I have seen a glimpse of a 2012 cobbled classic bike courtesy of our good friends at cyclingnews.com. Tom Boonen's E3 and Omloop bike, the Specialized S-Works Tarmac SL4. Apart from the...

techs-mechs: A Conversation with Hed's "Repository of Knowledge"

Steve Hed refers to Andy Tetmeyer (http://wheelguru.blogspot.com/ ) (a Paris-Brest-Paris finisher) as Hed's corporate "repository of knowledge." His other titles are "wheelbuilder to the stars"...

Bonus Interbike Ambush! The Garmin Vector

Bonus Interbike Ambush! The Garmin Vector

Interbike Ambush: Hammer Nutrition!

Interbike Ambush: Hammer Nutrition!

Interbike Ambush: Park Tool!

Interbike Ambush: Park Tool!

Interbike Ambush: Darn Tough Vermont!

Interbike Ambush: Darn Tough Vermont!

Interbike Ambush: Full Speed Ahead!

Interbike Ambush: Full Speed Ahead!

Interbike Ambush: Nite Rider Lighting!

Interbike Ambush: Nite Rider Lighting!

Interbike Ambush: Campagnolo!

Interbike Ambush: Campagnolo!

Techs-Mechs: What's in a Rain Jacket? Looking at the O2 Calhoun

Techs-Mechs: What's in a Rain Jacket? Looking at the O2 Calhoun

Techs-Mechs: Product Review, Garmin Forerunner 305

A couple weeks ago I sought the advice of the wise members of the PdC for a new HRM/Bike computer.  I had a few specific functions that I wanted, and I also had a few models of interest.  The...

Techs-Mechs: UCI Dings Contador's Crono Rig

In advance of Sunday's penultimate time trial at the Volta ao Algarve, the UCI has declared that Alberto Contador's Specialized S-Works aero rig does not meet specifications. Here's the j...

Gear: MyTach Brings On-Bike GPS to the People

product review: the MyTach GPS-enabled sports watch for cyclists.

Interbike - Day 2

Apologies to all for the delay in coming back to the collective. My last visit to Interbike was two years ago, and the addition of the two evening (night?) races, the CrossVegas and the USA...

Interbike - Day 1

Greetings, er what day is it? what time? Sorry for delay, but the day ended quite late with a great race last night, the Vegas cross when Kona's Ryan Trebon put the hurt on everybody in the...

Rock Racing Kit: Inter-Coastal Smackdown Review!

Sui Juris and I were contacted by Rock Racing to check out their new kits. Sui's original suggestion was that we get the clothes, try them on, and write a post entitled "Today we tried on some...

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