DT Swiss unveils new Mon Chasseral wheelset

Sitting at the eastern end of the Jura mountains in Switzerland, Chasseral may not be the most famous climb in cycling, but thanks to the DT Swiss Mon Chasseral wheelset,…

Mid-compact: the perfect compromise?

Is it the end for the 34t chainring?

Ten years ago, word was of a revolutionary new road chainset, derived from the world of mountain biking, that junked the extra bulk associated with a triple chainring set-up yet…


Barfly launches new multi-device mount

It started with your bike computer, but now that more and more gadgets are being bolted to the bars and stem, there’s a need to free up some room to…


Giro d’Italia team time trial tech

The Giro d’Italia kicked off on Saturday with a 17.6km team time trial from San Lorenzo al Mare to San Remo. Of course the most important news was the victory…

12 speed

Do we need 12-speed gears?

Will yet another extra sprocket make us all better cyclists? Nigel Wynn explores the possibility of an extra gear


Another revolutionary freehub (video)

There are several advantages to leaving your cassette attached to your bike when you have to remove your rear wheel, not least avoiding having to handle your well-lubricated drivechain. We…


The wooden bike that weighs less than 10kg

Completely hand-built of ash wood, for its flexibility, and mahogany for its durability, the frame is strong enough to do away with a seat tube. The wood is laminated with…