Younger rippers have limited options in capable, lightweight off-road race bikes. The $679, 18.9 pound rigid Woom Off 5 is a compelling option. We put it to the test.
Gore’s Gore-Tex Infinium line of clothing is designed for cold-weather cycling. We put the line’s jacket, gloves and bib shorts to the cyclocross test.
The Garmin Edge 520 Plus is a cycling computer with enhanced navigation features added. We put it to the test for gravel and cyclocross.
Comfort on the saddle during long gravel and short cyclocross races is a must. We look at 4 high-end bib shorts from Assos, Castelli. Rapha and SQLab.
The HiFi 29er Session24 carbon tubeless clinchers have a 24mm-wide rim ready for gravel riding and adventure. We put them to the high-volume test.
The Industry Nine Ultralite 240c TRA carbon tubeless clinchers are a colorful option for cyclocross and gravel. We take a first look at the wheelset.
The Easton EA90 SL Disc wheelset has alloy tubeless clincher rims with a versatile width of 19.5mm. We put them to the test for cyclocross and gravel.
Handske’s windproof gloves offer a colorful way to keep your hands warm during cool-weather riding. Are they up to the challenges of cyclocross and gravel?
Bontrager made a splash with its new WaveCel technology for bicycle helmets. We review the new Specter and XXX road helmet models.
Having the right gear for cold-weather cycling is a must. We review winter gloves, tights and a base layer from Shimano’s new S-Phyre line.
The Canyon Grail CF SLX 8.0 Di2 carbon gravel bike has a unique handlebar, but how does it handle mixed terrain? We review the race-oriented gravel bike.
The Giro Code Techlace cyclocross and gravel shoes feature a lace/velcro hybrid for a snug fit. We put the shoes to the test for this review.
With a quick conversion, the Audew Cordless Air Compressor is ready to inflate bike tires. We put the Audew unit to the cyclocross test this season.
The Silca Sicuro titanium water bottle cage seeks to improve on other lightweight cages. Find out if this is the perfect gift for your favorite cyclist.
Mineral Design formed to produce portable bike tools. We put the Mini Bar multi-tool with removable bits in our jersey to see how it torques on the road.
Easton redesigned its EA90 SL Disc tubeless wheelset with its new Vault hub. We take a first look at the alloy cyclocross and gravel wheelset.
The RAD Roller, RAD Axle and RAD Rod are three products designed for self-massage. We see if they can help you recover between cyclocross races.
Shimano’s XC5 is a gravel-oriented shoe designed for time on and off the bike. We put them to the test to see if they’re ready for your next gravel ride.
Spurcycle’s roll-up Saddle Bag and minimalist Multi-Tool are urban-inspired but gravel-ready. We review the bag and titanium tool with steel bits.
Need a spare or replacement thru-axle? The Robert Axle Project matches the right bolt-on axle with your bike. We put the Lightning and Trainer axles to the test.
The Silca Pista bicycle floor pump has been inflating tires since 1917. We review the classic Italian-designed, Indianpolis-built pump.
Ready to get fast indoors? The Wahoo Kickr may be just the trainer to give your motivation the kick it needs. We review the direct-drive smart trainer.
CycleOps by Saris’ entry in the direct-drive smart trainer market is the Hammer. We put the Hammer to the test and report back on the ride and software compatibility for cyclocrossers who want to keep Hammering inside through the winter.
The Silca Premio Seat Roll uses the Boa (TM) closure system to secure the waxed canvas seat roll underneath your saddle. CXM takes it for a spin and a roll.
Cyclocross Magazine got the opportunity to review Rudy Project’s newest helmet the Racemaster. We were impressed by the comfort of the fit and the features provided with the helmet. It also proved up to the rigors of off-road riding.
Many cyclists swear by a good chamois cream for saddle comfort. We look at Vermont’s Original Bag Balm as a chamois cream and post-ride salve.
We review the Suunto Ambit3 Sport GPS watch – an ideal holiday gift for the number-crunching cyclist in your life. Save your phone’s battery and track your ride with this high-tech item that can replace your phone and GPS on a ride.