Giant Rev helmet review
March 19, 2016
Bicycle helmets are curious little items. On the one hand, they’re little more than simple chunks of molded polystyrene foam riddled with holes and covered with a plastic shell — basically a candy-coated Styrofoam coffee cup that you can’t eat and doesn’t actually hold coffee. In light of that, it’s perhaps not exactly surprising to …
Liv Attacca aero helmet reviewed
March 4, 2016
Nowadays it seems that if your helmet isn’t aero, it’s no good. All big brands have jumped on the bandwagon, each with their own aerodynamic interpretations. Giant and its Liv women’s line are no different. When they debuted their new line of helmets at Sea Otter last year it included four aero helmets, two per …
November 14, 2014
In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest: Three years in gaol for doping under new German law to take effect next year; Grivko to auction off Tour de France bike in aid of injured Ukrainian soldiers; Vuelta to end with a night stage?; Roberto Ferrari extends contract with Lampre-Merida; Bikes from Lance …
A Change Of Tune
August 17, 2011
A few months ago I wrote my views on helmet use after a friend of mine spent thirteen days in intensive care with a head injury after a bike accident. At that time I was slightly sensitive to the topic, but since then I’ve changed my sweeping opinion on helmet regulations.
Not Another Helmet Debate!
December 15, 2010
It’s been far too long since I’ve posted anything on my Fairfax blog. This morning I got back at it and put something together that always attracts a lot of undue attention. The helmet debate. I normally don’t pay too much attention to these helmet debates. They’re usually just a topic that mainstream media latches …