Dario Pegoretti

Framebuilding with Dario Pegoretti

Simon Smythe visited Dario Pegoretti at his workshop in Caldonazzo and asked him how it all started and where it’s all going next…

Chamois manufacturing by Cytech

Chamois chic: Inside tech

We finger the fibre of Cytech’s fabric to understand how the Italian chamois manufacturer makes life so easy for your undercarriage

BeBop pedals 2011

Bebop pedals

Bebop pedals offer a lightweight alternative to the regular pedal/cleat set-up

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Musettes make a comeback

Tech Round-up: Whyte, well-known for mountain bikes, is running a prototype cyclo-cross bike this weekend, the Rendezvous iPhone app gets an update and Rotor signs again with Garmin-Cervelo.


London 2012 velodrome Scalextric-style

27th January 2010 What a hoot; Scalextric are launching little electric Chris Hoys for the London 2012 Olympics. We'd better all be good; Santa is watching.

AndyStand 3

Video: Eureka moment results in handy AndyStand

27th January 2011 The ideal solution for your impromptu bike wash and adjustment session after a muddy ride, the AndyStand is the work of a Yorkshire cyclist who had a…


Boardman bikes announce new flagship range

26th January 2011 Previously only sold in the UK through Halfords stores, Chris Boardman's new Elite bikes are due to be sold all over the world. Luke Evans got a…

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Boardman goes global with new range

Previously only sold in the UK, Chris Boardman's new Elite bikes are due to be sold all over the world. Luke Evans got a peep yesterday.


New waterproof bike bags from OverBoard

25th January 2011 Smart new OverBoard front and rear panniers plus a snap-on handlebar bag are 100% waterproof, according to the maker who normally makes gear for the RNLI.

Leopard-Trek team bike 2011

Leopard-Trek team bike

It's been all hands on deck at Trek’s Wisconsin facility since the t’s were crossed and i’s dotted on the final details of its latest venture as co-title sponsor of…


Do you do VooDoo?

22nd January 2011 Legendary mountain bike elder statesman Joe Murray is the designer behind the USA brand VooDoo. The 2011 bikes will be in Halfords from March.


bike we like: Renovo R1 Road

20th January 2011 If carbon-fibre, steel, aluminium or titanium are 'so last year' for you, perhaps hickory is the frame material for you? US maker Renovo makes just such a


Pimp your fixie

19th January 2011 Brev M is a new cult component brand; full of bright colours for the BMX and fixie scene. The prices seem reasonable and the quality fine. We

Adam Biggs of Forme 1


17th January 2011 Adam Biggs is the designer behind the new Forme brand. After a strong debut, it looks like he not only gets to keep his job; there's big…