Tour of Flanders tech: Boonen’s custom rim-brake Roubaix, cobble-smoothing comfort, and more

The Spring Classics present a challenge for the mechanics of the WorldTour teams and the select few Pro Continental teams that get to ride these illustrious races. All the races put on by organiser Flanders Classics — from Omloop Het Nieuwsblad through to Scheldeprijs — and ASO’s Paris-Roubaix incorporate the famed cobbles of northern Europe; …


New 2017 bikes and components on display at the Tour Down Under

The Santos Tour Down Under is the first WorldTour race of the year and it’s not just new bikes that are on display. There’s also an array of new tech being used by the teams of the 2017 TDU. Some teams are testing new equipment ahead of the European season, others are using the new …


What Does It Take To Win At The Bay Crits?

The Bay Crits are touted as the hardest criterium series in the World. Stacked fields, short and technical circuits, and hot weather give merit to this claim. I’ve race them before and I’ve never been so challenged before in a bike race. It’s a game of “last man standing” and most riders don’t even finish …


Gerro’s Milan-San Remo Power Analysis

Have you ever wondered what it would take to win a classic like Milan-San Remo? What it would be like to follow Cancellara’s wheel while “lactate was coming out of his ears”? Well, Gerro being the great guy that he is shared his Milan-San Remo SRM files which gives an excellent insight to what it …


Quarq v.s. Powertap – Powermeter Review

I’ve been a bit of a powermeter freak for about 7 years now and have a hard time imagining training without one. This isn’t to say that you need a powermeter, however I personally get a lot of enjoyment and insight by having one. Quite often the first thing I do when I get home …


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