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Specialized Power Mirror saddle long term review

Welcome to the second in the Brew Review series. In this episode I delve in to a saddle I've been lucky enough to use for the past 6 mont...

Brew Review: Scott Centric Plus helmet

Welcome to a new series for 2021, the Brew Review. A review in the time it takes to brew a good cup of coffee. I know you're a busy cycli...

My new bike: Chad Haga's Team DSM Scott Addict RC

Chad Haga and his DSM team are on new Scott bikes for 2021. What does he think of his new ride?

Product picks of 2020: the best of the best

With it being the end of the year, us here at CyclingTips have put together a few list of our favourite products from 2020. If you haven'...

Video: "I mean, what is gravel?"

Gravel riding means something different to everyone, and this video does a pretty great job at showing the convergence of cycling backgro...

Gravel bikes were not meant to be ridden like this

Have you ever wondered what would happen if you put an enduro rider, decked out in lycra, on a gravel bike? Well, evidently the answer is...

Svein Tuft and Christian Meier, still connected

Christian Meier and Sven Tuft first met in 2005 when Christian was invited to join Canadian Continental Team Symmetrics as a junior, and ...

Sarah Sturm is badass. Here's why

The measurement of success for athletes of all levels is oftentimes determined by the results in a race or a challenge. What is often mis...

Paris-Roubaix 101: The history and tech of the Hell of the North

I think we all must be feeling it. A terrible weight in the base of your stomach, that cold feeling that rushes through you, the disappoi...

Shoddy's Tour tech round up: The final goodies

It's been tough getting tech shots from the Tour this year, even on the ground. With the whole social distancing protocol in place, not j...

How to watch the Tour by bike: A Shoddy guide

I've put together this post in the hope that you'll be able to use it next year. Actually, it's something I'm not just hoping for, I am p...

Shoddy’s TDF recon: The Grand Colombier, a TDF battleground

I'm sat in front of my computer writing this story feeling like I'm in pieces, or in more pieces than I expected to be. Legs are sore, br...

Shoddy's retro ride: 40-year-old Alan Corsa versus the French Pyrenees

I guarantee that at some point on a club ride you'll have heard this phrase thrown about: "Back in my day, it was way harder than you hav...

Steel bike vs. brand new Tour de France climbs: A Shoddy investigation

Living in the French Alps, you'd think that I'd climbed all the monumental mountain passes that the Tour de France has been routed up and...

Home made energy food: The good, the bad and the sickly

Let's face it, being a cyclist isn't cheap. Don't get me wrong, it can be. But once you're in at the deep end, got that bug and seen what...

Pro bike: Marianne Vos' Liv Langma SL

Marianne Vos recently closed out her impressive season at the Taiwan KOM Challenge, finishing second behind her teammate Ashleigh Moolman...

The Bunch: Kittel and Katusha part ways, and this video was stuck in Italy

Welcome to the latest episode of the Bunch, delayed, rather unsurprisingly, by Italian WiFi. I was subjected to Italian WiFi because I ha...

The Bunch: A Roubaix Rewind

Hello, and welcome back. We know, we know, we missed an episode last week. Let's blame it on Easter, though that's not the real reason. B...

On the ground in Flanders: The Bunch, Ep. 10

Hello and welcome to another episode of The Bunch. It's a bit of a different one this week. If you could smell it would have a tinge of d...

We will stick with skinny tyres, honest: The Bunch Ep.7

Hello people. We have a quick one for you this week -- we here at CT have been a little busy. I happen to find myself in Girona, Spain, y...

Crosswinds and 'Frozen': The Bunch Ep.6

WARNING: You may want to avoid this episode if you have small kids that fell in love with a certain Disney song from a few years back. Wi...