Author: Dave Rome

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Allied Cycle Works launches GRAX: chain lube optimised for gravel

A new drip chain lube that comes with some lofty claims.

Spotlight: Arundel Sport bottle cage review

A plastic bottle cage that's inspired by a beloved carbon model.

Pedro’s overhauls its popular tools for 2021

Fresh hex keys, chain keepers, home mechanic tool kits, and more.

Want to back CeramicSpeed's Driven shaft-drive concept? Now you can

The shifting shaft-drive concept has now split off as a standalone entity and is seeking seed funding.

4iiii wants to buy your old left crank and recycle it as a power meter

Got a Shimano left crank sitting around? 4iiii might just pay you for it.

Silca's pre-waxed, diamond-polished chains save even more watts

Pre-waxed chain bundle claims to be the world's most efficient yet.

Zipp merges two wheelsets into one with the new 353 NSW

With whale-inspired bumps, Zipp's lightest tubeless wheel to date has the price to match.

Cervelo Aspero 5 review: Lighter and sleeker

A new premium version of the well-loved Aspero gravel racer.

Spotlight: Maxima Matte Finish Cleaner review

Tired of your dirty-looking matte paint? This is the magic water you seek.

Spotlight: Enduro Pro Bearing Puller BBT-222 tool review

A professional-grade blind-hole bearing removal tool with a couple of special tricks.

Nerd Alert Podcast: Ronan’s crazy-light Everesting bike

Building a bike with generic components, Enve's new move, and whether bikes are being made too light.

Submersion drivetrain waxing: no chain removal required

Not keen on chain waxing? This new method may be for you.

Oakley Sutro vs Sutro Lite review: casual performance

A review of two closely comparable casually styled cycling performance sunglasses.

Spotlight: Granite Design Aux bottle cage review

A quality bottle cage that can be strapped to almost anything.

SRAM trickles AXS wireless down to GX Eagle

Wireless shifting hits SRAM's third-tier mountain bike groupset.

Here's the lowdown on Garmin's new range of Rally power meter pedals

Details of the new pedal-based power meter range that expands into SPD-SL and SPD-compatible options.

SRAM files lawsuit against Princeton CarbonWorks for patent infringement

Those whale-inspired wheels are a source of contention.

Lezyne releases new 'gravel' mid-volume floor pumps

A floor pump optimised for inflating tyres of modern widths.

Spotlight: Lezyne Strip Drive Pro rear light review

One seriously bright daytime-running rear light.

Giant Rev Pro MIPS helmet review: A top-end option with a fussy fit

The top-tier road helmet from the world's largest bicycle manufacturer.

Spotlight: Dynaplug Racer Pro review

Dave Rome's new favourite tubeless plug tool.