The disc wheelset has pretty much arrived now. The dearth of choice is finished. Regardless of discs ability to cut through skin, shoes and hardened steel they look like sticking around for a while. And they’re not just the preserve … Continue reading Bax Carbon disc wheelsets
If we take the Draisine (1817) as being the first bicycle then the shoelace predates it by a good 27 years. But, broadly, the lace up shoe has been around as long as the bicycle. And when people started riding … Continue reading Giro Empire VR90 MTB shoes
The SuperX. That’s Super CROSS not X. So the CAADX is the CAAD Cross as well. Remember that, for cross is what the SuperX is about. That and being a rather posh wet weather road bike as well if you … Continue reading Cannondale SuperX, posh off roading
No, don’t go. Stay, listen, enjoy. I know that “off road” tyres may have limited appeal to you. Perhaps they’re only of interest to us Sunday morning mud festers, but, the thing is there’s more to talk about than just CX. Indeed, … Continue reading The Road less travelled, Schwalbe X-One
Most of my kit is glamorous, at least to me. My Parentini stuff is typically Italian. Designed with flair. Endowed with emotion. I love wearing it. Feel good, cycle good. Ditto anything by Assos that I’ve owned. And, frankly, much … Continue reading Shimano XC50n and XC70, Beauty and the Beast?