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Reviews

Gravel Cycling by Nick Legan

The World of Gravel Cycling is growing at an exceptional rate and now, books on the latest and greatest cycling discipline are starting to appear on the shelves. I’m still holding out...

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Clothing, Reviews

Alpkit Akita Jacket

The Alpkit Akita is a mid-weight, technical fleece, plain and simple. It has a full length zip, two pockets and that is about it. The smooth outer surface makes it a little more wind...

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Reviews

Crane Cycling – Aldi home brand

Budget supermarket giant Aldi market their cycling kit under the Crane brand name. They sell a wide range of products from clothing, to lights, turbo trainers and so on. They have yet to...

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Clothing, Reviews

Rapha Brevet Bib Shorts (and Tour Divide travelogue!)

It’s Summer 2015 and I finished the Bontrager 24/12 24hr (now Pivot 24/12) Solo in ninth-place. The second half of the race had been *awful* with constant rain and the resulting mud....

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Clothing, Reviews

Galibier Roubaix Vision Gloves

Gloves… I now own more gloves than you can shake a very large stick at. Gloves for every season and weather condition. Whereas I used to eschew gloves as wholly unnecessary, since I...

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Bike Reviews, Reviews

Mason Bokeh Adventure Bike

In thirty years of (more or less) competitive cycling, I have never owned a more versatile bike than the Mason Bokeh. Friends from my old road club have dismissed it as a beefed up hybrid,...

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Reviews

Bontrager Flash Charger

Following on from John’s review of the Airshot, comes my long-term review of Bontrager’s Flash Charger pump for tubeless tyres. By now, I think we all know that tubeless is best, but...

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Reviews

Airshot Tyre Inflator

The Airshot tyre inflator. Why are the best ideas so often the simplest? Can’t get your tubeless tyres to seat with a track pump? You will probably need a compressor. Or maybe not,...

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Bikepacking Gear, Reviews

Alpkit Fuel Pod (Medium)

Quick Review Alpkit Fuel Pod (Medium) £28.00   Bike luggage. The longer the ride, the more likely it is you are going to need some form of bike luggage, if only to carry extra food...

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Bike Reviews, Reviews

Specialized Sequoia Elite

When Specialized announced their new Adventure Bike, the Sequoia, on the market back in the Summer of 2016, the cycling media went into a flurry of excitement. I read all the launch reviews...

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