Hever – GB Middle Distance Triathlon Champs – Race Report

A hot day and a non-wetsuit swim don’t always combine well the PR/PB abbreviation. And that…

WatTeam PowerBeat G3 – Gen 3 – Review or Hands On to follow

The WatTeam PowerBeat G3 review will follow but today we have the formal announcement today ahead…

Ultegra 10 speed – some hacks and a bit of OWS

It’s a fairly big two weeks for me starting with the weekend just gone. I have…

Weekend Ride: Hills & Di2Stats

I had an interesting ride over the weekend. I seem to have passed some cycling competency…

IQ2 Bike Power Meter – Massively Exceeds Funding Target

The IQ2 Power Meter Kickstarter campaign had to hit is £87,464 goal by 24 May 2018…

Spot The Difference – Shimano Ultegra Brake Caliper

I’ve been wearing my brake pads down more rapidly than I expected on my S3. Maybe…

Tour de Yorkshire – mini disasters and lots of fun

A look at my TdY with a gadget twist I have just returned home after family…

Some races for 2018

I’m planning a couple of ‘raids’ this year.I think they’re called that. I’ve now managed, I…

New Shimano Stuff – 105 and Ultegra RX

I found this one in my in-tray which I thought was interesting as we see the…

Shimano Dura Ace R9100 C60 Review – on my dirty bike

A review of Shimano’s 50mm laminated clinchers. Shimano Dura Ace R9100 C60 Review I wasn’t quite…

Shimano Di2 – the dark side of the metrics

This is a short article highlighting some of the wonderful things you can do with Di2.…

Bike Fit, Di2 Live, Zwift Triathlon Academy, S-Phyre Cycling Shades

My bike build is finally complete as I recently got the E-tube bluetooth/ANT+ bits fitted to…

Maserati Tour de Yorkshire Ride – Going Long – I’m In

I recently signed up for the Maserati Tour de Yorkshire Ride, which is on Sunday 6th…

Gadgets I’m Using Right Now

Here are most of the gadgets I’ve been using for me over the last month or…

Col d’Aubisque – Upgrade Kit

How’s that for a climb? Not too bad I think. #Excitement To support my elevational efforts…

Loving Shimano’s Di2

I finally managed a decent ride with the new bike yesterday. The main purpose was just…

Fast & Fun weekend

I still haven’t managed to have a meaningful ride on my 2018 bike. But I have…

My ‘new’ bike is built – all the details

Building a bike for 2018. Choices, decisions and techy details.

TEAM QUICK-STEP FLOORS plus PRO Handlebars

I came across Shimano’s PRO brand whilst considering various other bits for my bike upgrade (details…

Prudential RideLondon & Zwift

Many of us will soon (Feb) find out if we have secured an elusive place on…

Santa: You messed up there buddy

Well, well well. Santa didn’t quite wrap up all the presents did he? Naughty Santa. Obviously…

RunScribe – Wednesday Morning Signal Boost Escapade

  My ANT+ signal-boosting kit arrived the other day. This morning I got out my toolkit…

Christmas List – All I want For Christmas is…

I’ve already got world peace, health and happiness. So what more could be on that age-old…

Best Power Meter 2020 Cycling Recommendation 🥇 Top 10 Review | Comparison

2021 “What is the Best Power Meter?” you ask. The clear winner of The Best Power…

Stages Shimano Ultegra 6800 $399.99 – 30% off.

30% off Stages Shimano Ultegra 6800. Yep THIRTY percent 30%.

| Podiiiium | New from guess who? … yep 4iiii (A new Crank Power Meter)

Any hilariously named product has to be from either 4iiii or WAHOO. This time it’s the…

| #sweet | Custom Lazer Bullet Helmet From Shimano for Bergen

Custom Lazer Bullet Helmet From Shimano for Bergen Mine LOOKS more aero. But obviously isn’t. Darn…

WAHOO KICKR Review – smart trainer | Updated July 2021

Detailed Wahoo KICKR Review. Updated for 2020 looking at improvements introduced in the 2019, 2018 and…

WATTEAM POWERBEAT – Power Meter UNBOXING, INSTALLATION, PAIRING and INITIAL CALIBRATION (sub-section of main review)

This post is the UNBOXING, PAIRING and INSTALLATION part of the main review of the WATTEAM POWERBEAT…

New Shimano Ultegra Stuff

Shimano has just announced trickle-down improvements to the ULTEGRA lineup – specifically with an R8000. Lots…

Weekend Endeavours in Surrey – Training, Stuff and a sore bottom all for my Ironman Journey

I’ve had a rather enjoyable weekend training. If you are in the UK you might know…

WAHOO ELEMNTs BOLT /&/ MINI – What’s New With the smaller ELEMNT and tinier MINI? Review & Comparison to follow

Published: March 2017 WAHOO’s new, smaller-sized, “ELEMNT BOLT” looks great. ELEMNT MINI announced (here) It comes…

Shimano S-PHYRE 2017 – expansion from footwear to clothing

Last year Shimano gave us performance cycling footwear and this year the natural expansion is to…

Lezyne – firmware updates and master / hard reset info

Lezyne make some interesting devices and I reviewed the super GPS cycling computer a while back with…

Shimano (the bike bits people) acquires Lazer (the helmet people)

An interesting acquisition of Lazer (helmets) by Shimano was announced today. Shimano, we all know, do…

Shimano: New Power meter FC-R9100-P in new DURA-ACE groupset

Lots of Shimano Goodies The full announcement from Shimano is <here> but in a nutshell ‘lots…

New Stopping Power With Shimano Hydraulic Brakes Tiagra

Last week Shimano announced the July release of the latest addition to their continually expanding ranges.…

Shimano SORA R3000

Shimano have just announced the latest road groupset – SORA R3000. It’s aimed at sports/fitness cyclists…

Shimano Power Meter – New For 2016?

It looks like Shimano are next into the fray with their 2016 power meter. Although the…

Shimano Announce New Team Sky Deal

Shimano sponsor many of the top teams most notably: BMC Racing Team, FDJ, Giant-Alpecin, ORICA-GreenEDGE, Team…