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Why tubeless tyres can lead to looser spokes than those with tubes inside

Did you know that a tubeless tyre puts more compression force on a hooked rim than one run with a tube? Here's why.

The backstory behind British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s New Bike Day

It turns out the US government doesn’t overspend on everything.

Meet the Maker: Mark Hester of Prova Cycles

The Melbourne-based maker talks through a special Razzo road bike made in the memory of a life gone too soon.

Bikes of the Bunch: Baum Cortado '90s racer remake

A fresh steel ride built to pay homage to the pinnacle years of steel racing bikes, square tapered bottom brackets and 9-speed shifting.

Bikes of Unbound Gravel: Lauren De Crescenzo’s race-winning Colnago G3-X

A close look at the first bike across the line for the 2021 women's Unbound Gravel 200 mile race.

Meet the Maker: Darren Baum of Baum Cycles

Darren Baum gives a quick walk-through of his personal Orbis +.

Bikes of Unbound Gravel: Jess Cerra’s Pinarello Grevil

Another Pinarello Grevil from the women's field, but with an entirely different build to what Amity Rockwell raced.

Bikes of Unbound Gravel: Whitney Allison's Ibis Hakka MX

A look at the unique Ibis Hakka MX belonging to the former American pro road racer.

Tire pressure at Unbound Gravel: The secret everyone knows about

What tire pressure are you running?

Bikes of Unbound Gravel: Amity Rockwell's Pinarello Grevil

A look over the bike belonging to the previous winner of Unbound Gravel.

Bikes of Unbound Gravel: two throwback Specialized Diverges

Alison Tetrick and Ian Boswell are in Kansas with two Diverges designed to evoke the RockCombo, Specialized's first gravel bike

Meet the Maker: Mark Kelly of Lyrebird Cycles

Is ride quality simply related to noise? Mark Kelly of Lyrebird Cycles believes so and his bikes use tone woods wrapped with carbon fibre...

How to measure sealed headset bearing sizes

The process of servicing a modern sealed bearing headset isn’t too hard, but knowing what size bearing you need for replacement can be tr...

Meet the Maker: Jesse Geisler of Geisler Cycles

The Aussie framebuilder talks about his latest bike, the machines used to build it, and a car close to his heart.

Six unique brands that caught our eye at the Handmade Bicycle Show Australia

A look at a few lesser-known names doing cool stuff locally.

Bikes of the Bunch: a personalised Cannondale SuperSix Evo Disc

VeloClub member Jason de Puit shares his new pride and joy.

Gallery: The best of the 2021 Handmade Bicycle Show Australia, part four

Stunning steeds from Geisler, Gellie, Bossi, Egress and Ireland's FiftyOne.

Gallery: The best of the 2021 Handmade Bicycle Show Australia, part three

Fresh builds from Baum Cycles, Velocraft, TOR Bikes, Penny Farthing Dan and more.

DT Swiss acknowledges Ratchet EXP hub problems in new service bulletin

Affected rear hubs can spontaneously freewheel in both directions.

Gallery: The best of the 2021 Handmade Bicycle Show Australia, part two

Glorious custom builds from Prova Cycles, Sugarloaf, Woods Bicycle Co, and more.

Gallery: The best of the 2021 Handmade Bicycle Show Australia, part one

This first round looks at bikes from Australian builders Llewellyn, Bastion, The Lost Workshop, Devlin and more.