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PezCyclingNews’ Tech N Spec section is our take on cycling gear reviews & bicycle equipment technology. We use the gear we test, and test the gear we use, sometimes for months. Over the last 12 years, we’ve reviewed hundreds of products, and have a pretty good understanding of how & why something works the way it does. Or we know who to call to find out.

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  • Monday November 30, 2015


    Yes, the Christmas holidays are only round the corner and they say 'it's better to give than to receive,' but it doesn't stop you making some strong hints. Here are some great gift ideas from American Classic, Pioneer, Castelli, Saris, Lazer, Scott, PowerTap, CompuTrainer, Endura, and Deus Ex Machina.

  • Saturday November 21, 2015


    We're gettin' down to the bottom of our Interbike 2015 coverage but there's still plenty drool over, like Alé Bikewear, Cinelli bikes, Cadence Collection clothing, Devinci cycles, and Scott's Addict Gravel bike and Premium Road Shoe.

  • Saturday November 14, 2015


    The Kask Mojito scores some high marks for fit, cooling, and comfort, but gets and extra nod in the colors of this Maratona dles Dolomites special edition colors.

  • 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.

  • Saturday November 7, 2015


    The all new PEZ socks by DeFeet have arrived in store – just in time for... looking awesome any time of the year. These DeFeet Aireator ‘Tall Boys’ will keep your ankles warm and your overall look cool…

  • Monday October 26, 2015


    With so much still to see from Interbike, we're gonna be at this for a while yet - here's more cool gear from Bikase, Scott Bicycles, Primal, and Bell helmets.

  • Saturday October 24, 2015


    Mavic has fully endorsed creating gear for epic rides. The proof was at their 2016 global gear launch in Jackson WY, when they revealed the new Kysrium Pro jersey & bibshorts, designed to make those long rides a lot more comfortable.

  • 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 October 12, 2015


    With so much on display at Interbike 2015, the best way to savour it all is in small bites - here's a taste of Lynskey Performance bicycles, OTTO Tuning Systems, DeFeet socks, and Smith Optics.

  • 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.

  • Saturday September 19, 2015


    A case study in design and materials spec and certainly expensive, but as we'll explain (in the kind of detail only a true tech geek could love) the Silca SuperPista Ultimate is very likely worth every penny.

  • Friday September 18, 2015


    As part of Mavic's 2016 global gear launch, I was invited for some serious riding in the Rockies to review the all new Ksyrium Pro Allroad Disc Wheels, Yksion Elite Allroad Tires, and kitted up in the Kysrium Pro Jersey & Bibshorts. The longest grovel ride of my life and some extreme weather set the stage...

  • Monday September 14, 2015


    With Interbike starting this week we have just enough time before the Vegas reports start rolling in to have one last look back at Eurobike 2015. Today we check out the beautiful, the bizarre and lightweight heaven with gear from Merida, Sportful, Haibike, THM-Composites, C8-Sports and E-vers.

  • Monday September 7, 2015


    As beautiful as the various new bikes on display at Eurobike were there was also literally thousands of new products to distract visitors too; wheels, helmets, accessories and more. Today we look at some of the ones that stood out at the 2015 Eurobike from BBB, Ritchey, Reynolds, Topeak, Fuji and Fabric.

  • Thursday September 3, 2015


    Bikes, bikes and more bikes. Eurobike is the biggest bike show in the world and today we look at some of the best and brightest machines on display from Germany with new models from LOOK, Canyon, DeRosa & Nevi plus a host of WorldTour bikes direct from the peloton.

  • Monday August 31, 2015


    New groupsets, lights, gadgets, clothing, bikes - Eurobike is certainly THE place to be to see all the latest and greatest from the bike industry. Today we have a look at new gear from Castelli, Sram, Rudy Project, Cycliq, Rotor & Shimano.

  • Friday August 28, 2015


    In Wednesday's first-look from Eurobike we caught up with some great time trial rigs from LOOK & Cipollini as well as a couple of other roadies but today is just about cool, 2016 road bikes spotted at the show. Eddy Merckx, Bianchi, Festka and HiLite.

  • Wednesday August 26, 2015


    The first day at Eurobike'15 is done and dusted in Germany and before he could even pick up a famous German beer and relax our man in Friedrichshafen filed this report with some of the coolest new gear at the show on display from Cipollini, American Classic, LOOK and Konstructive.

  • Monday August 24, 2015


    Louis Garneau started making cycling apparel after a long and successful career on the bike. That depth of knowledge and experience put a priority on feel and function and has guided the brand for the past 32 years. That focus helped create what is easily their best effort to date in helmets with the new Course…