Reviews

Showers Pass Transit Pants Review

Showers Pass Transit Bike Pants Review

As an all-weather bike commuter I find the days I struggle most are when it rains. In the warm summer months, I just accept my fate and get wet, then towel off and change when I get to work or home, as rain gear would surely make me not only […]

Cygolite Metro 1100 In Box

Cygolite Metro Pro 1100 Review

Recently finding myself with an apparent battery failure on my primary headlight – which went from getting 3+ hours of runtime to not even lasting for a 30 minute commute in the matter of a few weeks – I found myself shopping around for a new headlight. Knowing that I […]

Best cycling gloves for winter

Best Cycling Gloves to Prevent Hand Numbness in Winter

Whew, it sure is frigid out there! With winter in full swing, it’s time to start thinking about your cold-weather bike gear. After all, if you’re trying to make bike commuting or riding enjoyable and bearable this winter, then you’re going to need the right clothing and gear. Few things […]

Full Bar Taped

Zipp Service Course CX Bar Tape Review

Over the years I’ve tried all kinds of bar tapes on my road bikes – some cheap and some expensive – and as a result, my expectations for grip and durability has become high. I ride year round and in all weather conditions, so the same bar tape will have […]

An Introduction To 1x Drivetrains 1

An Introduction To 1x Drivetrains

Back in 2012, Sram revolutionized mountain bike gearing with the announcement of their XX1 groupset, the first mass-produced 1×11 (pronounced “one by eleven,” meaning one chainring up front and eleven cogs in the back) system for mountain bikes. Out went the front derailleur, and in came the ultra-wide range and […]