Author: Ronan Mc Laughlin

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Are we about to see a new groupset from Campagnolo?

As other brands offer wireless and catch up on 12-speed, what is Campagnolo up to?

Zwift Premium: Would you pay more for Zwift to be your coach?

A survey to Zwift subscribers proposes new premium features and asks how much respondents are prepared to pay.

Argon 18 unveils new Sum and Sum Pro – aero, light, and stiff race-ready bikes

Another option in the do-it-all road bike category, but don't expect to ride one anytime soon.

The Revolver Aeroto is an aero fairing for your disc brake rotor

Revolver's aero disc rotor fairings are most definitely not UCI-legal, offer dubious gains, and may hamper braking performance... I love it!

Choking hazard fears prompt Zefal to voluntarily recall children's bottles

Does your house have a kids Zefal bottle? The French brand has discovered an issue with the valves detaching too easily.

Who's riding what: 2022 WorldTour bikes and kit checklist

With a new year comes new kit, bikes, and sponsors for the world's top teams. While 2021 saw a raft of teams switch bike suppliers, in 20...

Best of 2021: The best gear that makes you slower

Watts lost, funs gained. We take a look at all the marginal losses that make for maximal enjoyment gains.

How to build your perfect pain cave: Part three – nice-to-have accessories

The final instalment in the definitive guide to building the best indoor training setup.

Lapierre officially unveils the new Xelius SL3

The new Xelius gets lighter, more aero, stiffer, and more aggressive geometry, but mostly on the frame-only option.

Exposed! Adidas' Indoor Cycling shoes are indoor cycling shoes

Adidas shoe naming department, making my job easier since November 2020.

How to build your perfect pain cave: Part two – essential accessories

To get the most out of your indoor riding you'll need more than just a smart trainer.

Dear Santa, please have all bike brands copy Brompton bike hire

Give the reindeers a year off, hire a Brompton with a Christmas voucher.

How to build your perfect pain cave: Part one – indoor trainers

At the heart of every indoor setup is an indoor trainer. With so many options, how do we know which is the right trainer for us?

The best balance bikes for 2022: seven bikes reviewed

With the assistance of a three-year-old, we put a bunch of bikes to the test.

Your complete guide to buying a balance bike

Follow this checklist to make sure you get the best bike for your little one.

The headset that won't die? CeramicSpeed rolls out SLT bearings

CeramicSpeed brings its solid lube bearings to headsets and suspension pivots with claims of lab-test-defying durability.

10 products I loved in 2021: Ronan Mc Laughlin

Fast, slow, fast, slow. Confused? I seem to be.

Blood, sweat, and tears custom Nike Air Force x Cavendish

The Shoe Dr unveils custom trainers to celebrate Cav's 34 TDF stage wins.

Lightweight's lightweight 1230g Obermayer Evo disc wheelset

Lightweight's new lightweight wheel is not the lightest Lightweight lightweight wheel, but it is light and probably expensive.

Zwift's Neokyo city is open for visitors

This expansion of the Makuri Islands region offers eight new routes with 21 km of new roads.

Silca's $85 3D-printed MTB cleats: 90 kg saving per leg?

Marginal gains, weight savings, hefty price tags: Silca take on the MTB cleat.