The Pioneer SGY-PM900H79 power meter and SGX-CA900 cyclocomputer were developed with the Belkin ProTeam and feature completely independent left-right pedaling analysis. We review both and explore the new possibilities for improving your pedaling at the same time as tracking your power.
Can the bar/stem/post masters make a wheel? After 50 plus years in the cycling components business, 3T have taken some top line features and added their own original twists to create the Mercurio 60 Limited wheelset.
The Omnium Trainer from SportCrafters promises the fluidity of cycling rollers and the lighter convenience of a transportable trainer packaged to fit inside your carry-on bag - here's a closer look.
Performance cycling jackets have come a long way in recent years, and Capo's HiVis super reflective jacket, Sugoi's RSE NeoShell rain jacket, and Sportful's Hot Pack Ultralight Jacket offer three distinct options for riding when the sun ain't shining.
The market for indoor cycling training systems is constantly increasing and evolving, and while most non-trackies are opting for fixed-mount trainers, TruTrainer has reconverted me to the fun of rollers with their top-end quality and ride feel. Pez reviews TruTrainer's Premium cycling rollers.
Since 2007, the ErgVideo system of training with the CompuTrainer has been a staple of interactive indoor cycling training. The latest advance has been partnering with Peaks Coaching Group to develop the Hunter Allen Power Training ErgVideo series. We take the system for a virtual spin.
Maybe the best part of Fall is testing kit for cold weather. The latest winter cycling kit from Castelli has been here for a few weeks, and helped me on more than a few cold rides. Here's a close look at their Diluvio Deluxe glove, Free jacket, Sorpasso Wind bibtights, Flanders LS base layer, and Diluvio Allroad Shoecover.
Interactivity is the name of the game now when it comes to indoor training, and one of the latest systems is live on-line racing with Tour de Giro, where you can race your friends anywhere in the world along with a lactate-hungry virtual peloton in real time.
Big congratulations to PEZ-Fan Matt Dow of Tulsa OK - who got home a little early from work to spend some time with his kids, and found out he'd won the American Classic Argent Road Tubeless wheelset - not a bad way to round out a workday!
As technology has moved to the forefront of the bike fitting landscape, old-school bike fitters like me who still blend art and science, now appear to be the fitting “underground”. What’s the correct approach towards melding modern technology, the expert eye, and experience in getting the best fit?
Body hair removal is a necessary evil to anyone concerned with looking the part of a road cyclist. Fortunately, the maestros in the small motor division at Philips Electronics have released the Bodygroom Plus electric shaver, which makes keeping your shaggy dog at bay a whole lot easier.
Tubeless wheels are a standard in mountain biking but despite availability for several years now, tubeless tech for smoother road surfaces hasn't caught on as quickly, despite claimed weight and puncture resistance advantages. Enter American Classic's Argent tubeless wheel - their new take on tubeless.
This time up its Xentis new hoops, New foot love from Sidi and Solestar, Italian Saddle maker Astute, a power pedal from Xpedo and a bit more bits from Fairwheel Bikes.
Interbike rounds out show season and we have a few items on tap from Tex Market, Power 2 Max, Sidi, SoleStar, Optic Nerv and Fairwheel Bikes.
The amount of latest and greatest new gear at Eurobike is simply too much to contain in just one article, or two or even three so here's a look at some more new bits from Shimano, Powertap, Prologo, FSA and more.
A few decades ago, a thought started in a humble bike shop, went into a wind tunnel as a carbon race frame and came out as arguably the finest cycling clothing available. “Ace” (Assos) have come a looong way without ever leaving a house in Switzerland… Here's a close look at their T FI.13 S5 bibshorts, SS.Mangussta S7 jersey, S7 arm & leg Warmers, and Climaschutz vest.
The Eurobike show isn't just about beautiful bikes, there was also thousands of new products on display with wheels, pedals, handlebars, lights, clothing and more. Here's a look at some of the latest gear that caught our eye in Germany.
Normally knee deep in book reviews and cycling DVDs we let our Literary Editor Leslie loose at the recent Eurobike Demo Day in beautiful Ratzenried, Germany for a day full of testing all the latest bikes and gear. A classic bike junkie with almost a dozen retro machines in his collection, Leslie got to experience disc brakes,electronic gearing and more for the very first time.
Disc brakes, 11 speed rigs and custom carbon were the trends that were expected at Eurobike this year but you never know just what you will get until you walk through the doors of the massive salon in Germany. Here's PEZ's look at the best bikes that Eurobike had to offer.
Bike Review: What's a Mathot I hear you ask? It's a boutique brand from Luxembourg and the Pallium is their flagship model, an aero styled, light and well equipped bike - but is it any good? PEZ hit the roads of France for 1 month aboard the Pallium to find out.