new cyclocross products, reviews, and mechanic tips
White Lightning was on hand at the 2016 Bike Press Camp with a new product and a new look.
In 2014, after spinning off from Charge Bikes, Fabric’s simple saddle designs combined with customization options first took shape. Now, the innovative company has expanded its reach beyond saddles.
Blue Competition Cycles has been hard at work rebuilding its brand since a brief hiatus and change in ownership, and the results speak for themselves, with an extensive product line and aggressive pricing. The $2699 Di2-equipped Prosecco EX carbon gravel bike shows off this work and strategy.
In Issue 30 we looked at the go-anywhere disc brake tubeless wheel options seen here. These wheelsets are easily swapped between bikes or help extend the versatility and performance of a single rig.
Sunglasses, like handlebar shape, bibs and shoes are generally a matter of personal preference. With the EVZero, Oakley hopes to make you see the light with its newest minimalist design.
At the 2016 Bike Press Camp, we had an opportunity to test the much-hyped the 3T Exploro gravel bike. Was it a compromised bike? A solution to a problem that didn’t exist? Or an innovative, versatile bike with many benefits?
Last week’s Training Tuesday talked about the benefits of taking a break as ‘cross season approaches. This week, Chris Mayhew tells us how to get to work for ‘cross now that we’re rested.
At NAHBS 2016, we got our first look Ritchey Logic’s newest iteration of its clipless SPD-compatible mountain bike (and cyclocross / gravel) pedal, the shiny …
Gevenalle markets its shifters as the ultimate, reliable setup for muddy cyclocross races. But what about gravel? We put Gevenalle’s Audax shifters to the test at the Lost & Found gravel race.
Paul Component Engineering is back with purple anodized CNC machined aluminum bicycle components. But don’t confuse these components to be a sign that the Chico-based company is turning back the clock to the 90s.
It’s time to take a break again. Read JBV Coaching’s Chris Mayhew’s take on why we need a summer break if the goal is to be fit and fast come ‘cross season.
Rotor Bike Components has been busy developing a new hydraulic shifting system, called Uno as well as a dual-sided power meter, built around one of the Spanish company’s iconic cranks, called the 2INpower.
Recently the opportunity came up to try two Skratch products not previously tested long term, the company’s Fruit Drops and Rescue Hydration Mix.
Despite an early puncture, Robin Farina won the 2016 pro women’s race at the 2016 Lost & Found gravel event this past weekend aboard her custom-painted 2016 Santa Cruz Stigmata.
Reigning US Cyclocross National Champion Jeremy Powers, who we spoke with recently, is putting on a clinic in early July in Pennsylvania. Proceeds from the event benefit Cadence Youth Cycling, a Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia program.
Carl Decker leads the Lost Sierra Triple Crown race series after his win in the Lost & Found gravel race in the Sierra Nevada Mountains this weekend. While we’ll have a full race report coming soon, here we’re taking a quick look at Decker’s winning rig.
Perhaps a glove that simplifies the hand-up is not as big of a game changer as the introduction of tubeless. However, anyone who’s been to a local cyclocross race and seen fumbled red cups can attest that there was room for improvement.
We’ve said before that dropper posts are not for everyone. But for some, a dropper can be a great addition to a gravel bike or even a cyclocross bike. We’re taking a look here at PNW Components’ Rainier model.
SRAM has added hydraulic disc braking to its wireless eTap group with its new HydroHC levers.
E*Thirteen has a new wide-range 11-speed cassette out that offers a whopping 489% range, the TRS+ 9-44 cassette.
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.
Silca, perhaps known best for its Super Pista and Super Pista Ultimate floor pumps, is getting fully into the tubeless game with its new tubeless valve kit and rim tape and is also offering replacement valve cores and valve extenders.
The Consumer Product Safety Commission has recalled a number of carbon BMX forks from Box Components due to a problem with the steerer coming loose from the fork crown. Impacted consumers can get replacement forks from Box.
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.
On the heels of the new kids’ cyclocross bikes we saw at the 2016 Sea Otter Classic from Raleigh and Kona, Portland, Oregon’s Islabikes has a new Pro Series range of bikes for kids of all ages.
In this second part of our look at new helmet options we take a look at more traditional lids to keep you riding safe.