Author: James Huang

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Santini switches to compostable bags for all "technical" clothing

Move is expected to remove mountains of difficult-to-recycle plastic

Trek hit with lawsuit over WaveCel helmet safety claims

Do you remember reading about Bontrager’s new WaveCel helmet technology, and thinking to yourself that it sounded too good to be true? It...

Lazer Sphere MIPS helmet review: 5 stars and great styling at a fair price

A more affordable helmet with good looks and top-rated protection

Bivo One water bottle review: better flow by focusing on air

Bivo’s goal was to make a water bottle that sucks less ... or should that be, sucks more?

Campagnolo has paused some direct sales to the UK due to Brexit

Questions and concerns regarding the United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union has resulted in a world of chaos and confusion in rega...

Cervelo confirms it’s making a cyclocross bike, but what will it look like?

Wout van Aert and Marianne Vos will eventually get new Cervelos to suit their palmares.

New Challenge Getaway gravel tire bucks the trend with harder rubber

Challenge has offered a handful of gravel tires in recent years, but its new Getaway model is the first one that has a tread design that ...

Redshift Sports releases lighter-weight version of ShockStop suspension stem

Remember that Redshift Sports ShockStop suspension stem that I reviewed a couple of years ago? That thing that I was sure was just some s...

Add a two-speed gearbox to your bike with Classified’s new wheelsets

Classified Cycling first announced its trick Powershift wirelessly actuated two-speed rear gearbox hub to the world back in August, which...

These are the best (and most surprising) places to get a draft in a bike race

Drafting has been a highly effective strategy used in bicycle races since the dawn of the sport, with riders not only safely hiding behin...

Tailfin spreads its load-carrying wings with new convertible Cargo Cage

Tailfin — the UK company behind that incredibly clever high-performance rear rack and bag system — is moving further into the cargo carry...

Bontrager teams up with Silca for new ratcheting multi-tool and saddle pack

Collaborations are hardly unusual in the bike industry, but this is one that I didn’t necessarily see coming. Bontrager recently introduc...

Mountain bike brand Halo expands into gravel tires

UK brand Halo enjoys a loyal following in the mountain bike world for its broad array of budget-friendly performance wheels and component...

Tweak your road bike’s handling with Wolf Tooth’s new GeoShift headset

The steering characteristics of a road bike are the result of a complex interplay between a variety of critical dimensions, including — b...

Time Cyclo 10 pedal review: a hit in theory, a miss in reality

Time’s ATAC mountain bike pedals aren’t as popular as they once were, but they still enjoy a cult-like following for their enviable all-w...

The Speeco Aero Breakaway Bar is ultrafast, and ultra-weird

Adam Hansen: "Hey, everyone, check out my 36 cm-wide handlebars! They’re way more aero." Speeco: "Hold my beer." It’s long been known tha...

Is your Canyon safe to ride indoors? Canyon updates trainer compatibility list

Canyon is one of just a handful of bicycle brands that has explicitly advised against using a number of its bikes on stationary trainers ...

Ten products I loved in 2020: James Huang

Cycling took on a whole new meaning for me in 2020. Looking back, I’d more or less taken for granted the ability to head out for an hour ...

BMC unveils a $10,000 Masterpiece frameset — because it can

BMC quietly rolled out a few days ago a curious new flagship road bike called Masterpiece. There was no online launch event, or even a pr...

DT Swiss GR 1600 Spline 25 gravel wheelset review: All the wheel you need

I test a lot of wheels in my role here at CyclingTips, and more often than not, the associated price tag is bigger than what most of us p...

Wolf Tooth 8-Bit Pack Pliers review: A rethink of the classic multi-tool

Wolf Tooth’s new 8-Bit Pack Pliers multi-tool looks nothing like the Swiss army knife that most portable bicycle tools are designed to mi...