cyclocross gear and bike reviews
We reviewed the Sage Cycles PDXCX ‘cross bike a couple of years ago back in print issue 25. The Barlow is the latest Sage Cycles design with the gravel rider and racer in mind.
SQlab focuses on fit, and offers saddles with different widths, flex and fit for every discipline and body. We take a look and offer initial ride impressions in our continuing Magura Ride Camp coverage.
In this second part of our look at new helmet options we take a look at more traditional lids to keep you riding safe.
Helmets have benefited from a quiet revolution in technology, emerging faster, lighter, more comfortable and safer. We rounded up a selection of the latest lids to see which are best suited for your mixed terrain racing and adventures. In this first of two installments, we’re reviewing some of the top aero offerings.
We had our first look at Magura’s innovative ANT+ wireless Vyron eLect dropper post at 2015 Interbike. And at this week’s 2016 Magura Press Camp, we got our first ride on it.
Compass has produced a wide range of components for the “all road” cyclist who enjoys the pavement and never passes an opportunity to mix in some gravel, including an array of tires with a new tubeless Bon Jon Pass offering.
With decades of perspective, it’s fascinating to see Battistone start Coastline Cycle Co. with a bike that eschews all the trends and niches, and by doing so, might have invented its own.
In the past year, the Brodie Romax has been redesigned and improved, but the new Romax still exhibits a bright paint scheme and excellent weld quality as its overt trademarks.
Got a little one on a balance bike or 12″ wheel pedal bike ready for his or her first big kid’s bike? Marin-based Cleary Bikes should be on your short list.
Blue Competition Bicycles offers a full range of bikes, including their EX cyclocross series, comprised of three carbon models, an aluminum offering and even a kids ‘cross bike. We’re currently testing the flagship Blue Norcorss Ex Di2 model.
The Clement BOS tubeless tire is in our hands and should prove a good option for those riding mud, loose surfaces and mixed terrain.
The Overland was Foundry’s attempt to “create a versatile and timeless cyclocross bike.” Featuring a titanium frame and smart spec did they succeed? Read here to find out.
We were excited to see Gevenalle’s offerings at NAHBS as the brand’s DIY ethos and premium on reliability speak to many of us here and we thought it worth another look at what we saw in Sacramento.
We’ve been out and about on Alchemy Bicycle Company’s steel cyclocross/gravel offering, the Konis. Check out our first impressions of the ride.
Spring showers are or will be upon most of us soon. If you’re out riding in wet, cool weather regulating your body temperature is a must, and that means having the right clothes.
The Slate is a fun bike. It’s the bike you want when you’re not sure where your ride will take you. It’s quick on the road, and more than just capable on the trail.
Rolf Prima Wheel Systems were at NAHBS showing off a new wheelset called the Hyalite for what they’ve dubbed “adventure road.”
TRP Brakes was one of the companies stopping off at the 2016 North American Handmade Bicycle Show to unveil revamped products as well as new offerings, including new Hylex, HY/RD features and a new thru axle fork.
The Lindarets x Wolf Tooth Tanpan is a cable pull amplifier that allows Shimano Mountain Rear Derailleurs to work with Shimano Road Shifters
Designed to tackle anything you can throw at it—cyclocross, gravel and even adventurous bikepacking, the Grimes frame offers fittings for racks and fenders, and the Paragon Polydrops offer plenty of versatility in terms of axle and hub configuration.
The G-One is Schwalbe’s new “Tubeless Easy” gravel tire. Based on experience with the new tire on rims like those from DT Swiss, Next, Bontrager and Stan’s the G-One feels like it will be a reliable tubeless option.
Austrian company KTM is known as an off-road motorcycle brand, being deeply involved in the powersports racing scene. But they also make a full line of bikes, including a cyclocross bike.
Next Wheels is one of the first to produce a wheel kit for the 12X135 thru-axle design of the SCS rear end on the 2016 Specialized disc brake/thru-axle bikes