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Product picks of 2020: the best of the best

With it being the end of the year, us here at CyclingTips have put together…

Ten products I loved in 2020: Shoddy Dave

"I'm sorry! Come again?" I think, as I scratch my chin and continue reading the…

Winter boots vs Overshoes: What should you buy for winter riding?

It's that time of year again when the weather turns grim; the roads get covered…

Can you buy a complete winter cycling clothing wardrobe for $200?

Back when the sun was shining here in France I put together a few videos…

Shoddy investigates: Retirement plans of the pros

The announcement that Vital Concept-B&B Hotel rider Tom-Jelte Slagter was planning on calling it a…

An unconventional Ritchey Road Logic Disc review: Shoddy's 2020 vaccine

Back in July, I took delivery of a Ritchey Road Logic Disc, a bike from…

How far can you climb under lockdown? The one hour, one km Shoddy challenge

I'll give you the good news from here in French France. I've found a store…

Scott Addict eRIDE Premium: Yep, honestly, that's an ebike

For this week's "Shoddy video", I have a review for you. I'm guessing some of…

Paris-Roubaix 101: The history and tech of the Hell of the North

I think we all must be feeling it. A terrible weight in the base of…

The good, the bad, and the ugly: A Shoddy history of crazy team kit

I thought I'd put a video together that looks back, pays homage, and roasts a…

Shoddy's Tour tech round up: The final goodies

It's been tough getting tech shots from the Tour this year, even on the ground.…

How to watch the Tour by bike: A Shoddy guide

I've put together this post in the hope that you'll be able to use it…

Shoddy’s TDF recon: The Grand Colombier, a TDF battleground

I'm sat in front of my computer writing this story feeling like I'm in pieces,…

Are all bikes gravel bikes? Testing a theory in the Pyrenees

Marketing drivel, we all love it. Brands like to pitch their products as the ultimate…

Shoddy's retro ride: 40-year-old Alan Corsa versus the French Pyrenees

I guarantee that at some point on a club ride you'll have heard this phrase…

Is this where the Tour will be won? Shoddy inspects the TDF’s highest bike path

Last week I built up (with some help) a Ritchey Logic disc road bike adorned…

Steel bike vs. brand new Tour de France climbs: A Shoddy investigation

Living in the French Alps, you'd think that I'd climbed all the monumental mountain passes…

Home made energy food: The good, the bad and the sickly

Let's face it, being a cyclist isn't cheap. Don't get me wrong, it can be.…

Route finding: Shoddy's favorite mapping apps

I'm guessing I'm not the only one who over the past few months found themselves…

CT Recommends, the video series: Road cycling pedals

Here at CyclingTips we get to test a bunch of stuff, some of us more…

The commuting boom: Shoddy's tips for riding to work

Over the past few weeks, I've attempted to delve into a few topics for all…