cyclocross gear and bike reviews
The Ritchey Swiss Cross may seem retro to some, but can ride quality outweigh missing market trends of thru axles and huge tire clearance? We test the steel cyclocross bike to find out.
Raleigh unveiled its RX24 last year at Sea Otter, and we recruited a rider to put it to the test, while the adults weigh in on the the specs including 24″ wheel sizes (507, 520 and 540 ETRTO).
The stainless steel Otso Cycles Warakin doesn’t limit you to one geometry, tire size, bottom bracket height or chainstay length. Choice is good, right?
The category-busting Bombtrack Hook EXT bike serves up cyclocross geometry, fat 27.5″ mountain bike rubber, Columbus steel and a curious name. Is this a recipe for fun? We surrender our early ride findings.
There’s a new mud cyclocross tire in town, and it’s from a UK brand most adult cyclocross racers never think about.
Fresh from the Winter Press Camp trade show, here is a close-up look at new cycling apparel from Assos, Giordana and Ale Bike Wear and new shoes from DMT. Also, the latest products from ABUS and a unique saddle called the Infinity Seat.
Islabikes is well known for their high quality, lightweight kids bikes for the discerning rider. The company recently announced new cycling jerseys and bib shorts for young riders and budding racers.
Kenda has unveiled new options for gravel hunters and speed freaks, with new casings, widths and diameters coming to the Flintridge gravel tire, and a new 30c Valkyrie road tire.
Panache is a Boulder, Colorado based company that specializes in cycling apparel with a combination of flair and function. They also happen to be the apparel brand of choice for Katie Compton.
As Wout van Aert rolled around the Cyclocross World Championship course, for the second time in three years, there were questions rolling in about his …
The Spēd Precision Courseque CX tubeless wheels are designed with cyclocross in mind, but offer attention to details and versatility that might make them your do-it-all wheelset. We put them to the test.
One of the more popular things from our 2017 Cyclocross Nationals coverage was our front line racer and tire check videos. Today got the Elite Women’s start line video here, with some tech notes.
Just in time for that young rider on your Crossmas list, we shine the spotlight on our review of the lightweight Islabikes Beinn 20 S, with 20″ wheels and V-brakes that can pull duty as a kid’s geared cyclocross bike, a mountain bike or paved path carver.
Oregon-based Showers Pass has a new Syncline waterproof jacket and a new waterproof Refuge duffel bag for racing or weekend traveling. We put them to our, and Mother Nature’s test.
You’d be forgiven for thinking Schwalbe had just one X-One tubeless cyclocross tire. See each version separately, and you’ll probably think you’re looking at the …
Reynold’s Attack DB wheels are a lightweight, 1480 gram (claimed) carbon composite wheelset with tubeless compatibility. We take a first look at our in-review wheels today.
Cyclocross Magazine had a chance to test the brand-new Devinci Hatchet Carbon Open Road / Gravel Race Bike in the California Sierra at Griduro. See our early impressions and photo gallery.
Carbon wheels are one of the most popular (albeit costly) ways to improve the way your bike rides. Check out some of the latest offerings from Zipp, Alex Rims and a new company based out of Southern California called Spēd Precision.
The Maxxis / CST family of tires had a number of new cyclocross and gravel tires on display, offering options for nearly every type of …
At Interbike’s Outdoor Demo, we got an early look at some of the new cyclocross and gravel-oriented wheels being shown at the annual Vegas convention. See offerings from Alto, Knight and Lightweight.
Feedback Sports has taken the ultra-portable Sportcrafters Omnium trainer and made some significant improvements. Is it the right trainer for your indoor workouts or pre-race warm-ups? We give it a full review.
by Alex Hoffman The line between 29er and gravel/cyclocross specific wheels continues to disappear as wheel companies develop wider, stronger and tubeless-compatible technology for the …
We got our sealant-covered hands on the first set of the new Panaracer Regacross tubeless cyclocross tire. See our exclusive first look at the 700x35c 120 tpi clincher.
Indigenous Wheel Company is a one-person custom wheel company started by Joey Mullan, a veteran of the bicycle industry and cyclocross scene in the Pacific Northwest. We take a look at Indigenous’ gravel/Clydesdale wheelset.
High volume, fast rolling gravel tires seem to appear each week. The Panaracer-made Soma Fabrications Shikoro 38c tire aims to be a smooth riding, puncture resistant option for your next mixed terrain ride and we take a first look at it today.
In part two of a four-part series (read part one on leg shaving and embrocation here), which originally appeared in Cyclocross Magazine Issue 29, we …
It’s been a while since we received rim brake wheels for testing and review, so we were surprised and pleased to have a set of …
Julbo’s line of NXT Zebra lenses are a compelling eyewear option for cyclocrossers, with a photochromic, anti-fog and hydrophobic lens that adapts to the various conditions and light you’ll face when training and racing cyclocross. We review the Julbo Aero and Zephyr along with youth-oriented models.