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BY AUTHOR: Charles Manantan
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  • Sunday January 15, 2017

    The Park Tool PRS-22 Team Issue model stand designed for Pro Tour mechanics to work on all of the different kinds of frames without the risk of clamping down on seat posts and frame tubes that have grown both more complex in shape and more fragile with thinner walled carbon.

  • Monday January 2, 2017

    Tech n' Spec is one of the most popular sections of PEZ, so it would only be right to replay Charles Manantan's favourite bike review of 2016: Parlee Cycles build a beautiful, custom fabricated and finished tribute to the fastest family on two wheels and the race that is perhaps the most intense combination of speed, endurance, concentration and danger in the world.

  • Wednesday November 30, 2016

    Interbike 2016 round #5: TEX MARKET is a brand you know and love… You've very likely already used multiple pieces of their clothing and have very likely been extremely satisfied. Charles Manantan checks out the Italian manufacturer.

  • Wednesday November 23, 2016

    Interbike 2016 round #5: We take a close look at one of England’s top artisan bike builder's latest offering. Enigma Cycle Works produce their hand made frames in either steel or titanium, Charles Manantan admires the East Sussex beauties.

  • Monday November 21, 2016

    A couple of days in the Santa Barbara sun with Science in Sport to find out how they developed their before-during-after products to provide top professionals (and regular folks) with the nutrition they need to perform.

  • Wednesday October 19, 2016

    Park Tool, Masi Bikes latest, Knog’s Blinders and OI bell, Northwave’s latest Extreme RR shoe and a great line of Italian clothes from La Classica are all loaded up for round #4 Interbike 2016 gear reviews.

  • Thursday October 6, 2016

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    Blue Bicycles are back with some incredible values; Meld’s US Made custom saddles, updated range from Bont, Great quality at Inno Racks, Giro’s latest head gear and Effetto Mariposa celebrate 10 years with the anniversary edition Giustaforza.

  • Monday September 26, 2016

    New head gear from Bell, and Lazer. Smart Helmets from Lumos, Sena and Babaali. And sound from Domio. 2016 seems to be the year that smaller and more agile helmet manufacturers all decided it was time to bring cycling head gear into this century…

  • Sunday September 11, 2016

    Montebelluna Italy is arguably the world capitol of outdoor shoe making. Northwave have been here for 23 years but the region has a centuries-old history of outdoor footwear design and manufacturing spanning skiing, hiking, climbing and cycling.

  • Wednesday July 6, 2016

    Win Detergent, specifically designed for performance synthetic fabrics, works very well in cutting the dirt, grime and oily residue that bactieria feed on to create that "synthetic clothing stink" that we all loath...

  • Wednesday May 25, 2016

    We review the Lazer Z1 +LifeBEAM helmet, a cooperative effort from Lazer and LifeBEAM, two companies that make things for people that go much-much faster than a bicycle… Lazer are at home at 200+ MPH on moto helmets and LifeBEAM’s head gear additions travel around at speeds that start with the word “Mach”, which is fairly quick…

  • Wednesday May 11, 2016

    With the Giro making their way from Holland to the southern tip of Italy, it's perfect timing to start the week with more of the coolest gear from the 2016 Sea Otter Classic and bits from Masi Bicycles, Ortlieb Packs, Topeak, Rolf Prima, and Schwinn.

  • Wednesday April 27, 2016

    The 2016 Sea Otter Classic at Monterey’s Laguna Seca Raceway threatened rain early and was a little cooler than past years, but both the sun and many of the industry’s top manufacturers made it out in support of big crowds here for both the racing and a look at some of the latest gear from Praxis Cycling, SRAM, Park Tool, Nuun, Velotoze and Velofix.

  • Wednesday February 3, 2016

    Name a frame builder with employees that have been with them for 40+ years… That list is even smaller when you add that the company is in the USA and is not producing frames in Asia. Lynskey Performance is uncommon.

  • Monday December 21, 2015

    Interbike winds down as Louis Garneau steps up their game with new skins, helmets and shoes, Sapo Pumps are here, Northwave have revamped the footwear line and Edco’s new hoops and cogs are ready.

  • Wednesday November 11, 2015

    Interbike 2015 Round 5 features Sarto’s custom frames and saddles, Wahoo’s new GPS/Data ELEMNT, Sugoi’s light weight RSE jersey and bibs and Limar’s new 555 and 007 Helmets.

  • Monday October 26, 2015

    Titan Tea decided that the thousands of products on the market were lacking in quality ingredients and electrolytes. Their new flavors are a lite tasting alternative that might well suite athletes…

  • Monday October 19, 2015

    Our Interbike 2015 round #3 look at the coolest gear features Fabric’s saddle, bottle cage and new tool tech, W Cup’s full Nutrition line up, Cyclologic and Purely Custom’s latest front wheel riser, Redshift’s ShockStop stem, and Tacx Neo Smart trainer.

  • Monday September 28, 2015

    GT Bicycles Grade, Effetto Mariposa, Hiplok, Rolf Prima, Lazer Helmets and Clement Tires. We take a look at the first round of new products from Interbike 2015.

  • Friday September 25, 2015

    Most people don't realize how critical chains are to speed and total cycling performance.  Bicycle chain maintenance is crucial with so many moving parts and very tight specs - as Tom Petrie from from Cantitoe Road explains with the Wippermann chain.