Bontrager Flare R Rear Light Review vs Knog Blinder Road R70

Bontrager Flare R Rear Light Review vs Knog Blinder Road R70

Having a bright light during daytime riding is pretty important to me, as even as driver I find it hard to spot cyclists during daylight hours. Which is why I always ride with a rear light, and for the past couple years I’ve been using Australia-based Knog’s Blinder Road Rear (currently known as the R70).(…)

More

Shimano Dura Ace 9000 C35 Wheel Review

Shimano Dura Ace 9000 C35 Wheel Review

For us, we rarely ride in the rain but there are times when you just may get caught in a freak storm, especially during winter or fall riding. So for us, having an aluminum break track was definitely a good idea from a safety standpoint (plus if you’re bombing down a hill, you want to(…)

More

Kurt Kinetic Road Machine 2.0 Trainer: Review

Kurt Kinetic Road Machine 2.0 Trainer: Review

Do you enjoy riding your bike in the rain or freezing cold? If you’re a ‘fair weather’ rider, then you most likely won’t go cycle hard in the elements. That’s where a bike trainer can help you maintain your fitness during those tough winter months, when you’re stuffing your face full of sinful calories. One(…)

More

Assos T.neoPro S7 Bib Shorts Review

Assos T.neoPro S7 Bib Shorts Review

Starting a new hobby is exciting, and road cycling is like no other. The more you ride, the further you dive into the sport and learn more about techniques, equipment, accessories and more. Wearing tight lycra or spandex shorts can be a fear of new cyclists, but you begin to understand the need once you(…)

More

Castelli Meno Wind Bibtights Review

Castelli Meno Wind Bibtights Review

If you’re looking to do some winter riding, staying warm is essential in cold weather. After perusing offerings on Mountain Equipment Co-op’s website, I landed upon the Castelli Meno Wind Bibtights (Men’s) for $179 CAD. TOP FEATURES Stretchy polyester and elastane Thermoflex fabric provides moves moisture, stays warm and yields an aero fit. AirFlex Thermo(…)

More

Cervélo R2 Review (2015)

Cervélo R2 Review (2015)

The Cervélo R2 is the latest bike from the well-known Canadian cycling brand, that takes trickle-down technology from its higher-end bikes but comes equipped with primarily Shimano’s 105 5800 group to make the price point much more appealing. The 2015 Cervélo R2 we picked up uses the same carbon frame from the more expensive R3, plus the(…)

More

2015 Norco Valence A4 Review

2015 Norco Valence A4 Review

You may have remembered our review of the Norco FBR3 flat top bar road bike last year, a fantastic commuter bike and all-around light bike for rides. This bike was great for my needs as a casual rider, but I soon discovered I wanted a road bike with drop down handle bars for longer endurance(…)

More

« Older Entries